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  • 22-12-2022

Top 10 honeymoon destinations in India

Top 10 honeymoon destinations in India

Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir

This capital city of Jammu & Kashmir is a paradise in every sense of the word. The lush valleys, sparkling lakes, high mountains and picturesque scenery make it one of the perfect honeymoon destinations in India that you will remember all your life. Even the Bollywood is not untouched with its beauty and a number of movies have been shot in the deep, green valleys of Srinagar. The honeymooners can choose to stay in the shikharas to add a pinch of extra romance on their trip!

How to reach: Srinagar Airport or Sheikh-ul-Alam Airport, around 15 km from the city centre, connects the city with all major Indian cities. A number of airlines operate flights from prime cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore and Mumbai. Jammu Tawi Railway Station is the nearest fully functional railhead to Srinagar.

Duration of honeymoon: 7 to 10 days

Experiences: Skiing, sightseeing, Mughal gardens, houseboats, shikara rides, shopping, food

Ideal time to visit: April to October



The land of sun, sand and sea—Goa is one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world. Couples from all across the globe come here to spend their honeymoon in the rustic city of Goa. The destination offers pristine beaches, scenic views, warm weather and a lot of fun activities. Couples interested in adventure water sports have a lot of options here. Besides, the beachside resorts here are absolutely romantic.

How to reach: Dabolim Airport, around 26 km from Panjim, is well connected with rest of the world and country.

Madgaon Railway Station and Vasco da Gama Railway Station are the two major railheads serving this coastal state of India.

Duration of honeymoon: 5 to 7 days

Experiences: Nightlife, Goan food, shopping, beaches, adventure water sports.

Ideal time to visit: October to January



Coorg in south India is a charming little town also known as the Scotland of India. Counted amongst the top honeymoon destinations in India, the place is quite, scenic and is perfect for couples, where they can spend a lot of time together in solitude. The orange orchards, refreshing aroma of coffee and acres of verdant greenery is ideally suited for a cosy honeymoon trip.

How to reach: Connecting this lovely destination with rest part of the country is the Mangalore Airport which is around 160 km drive from here while nearest railhead serving the Coorg is in Mysore (95 km).

Duration of honeymoon: 5 to 7 days

Experiences: Sightseeing, coffee plantations, waterfalls, trekking, hiking

Ideal time to visit: October to March and January to May



Nainital is a quaint and romantic hill station, perfect for newlyweds and honeymooners. Home to wonderful lakes, grand mountains and ancient temples, this place is also counted amongst the affordable honeymoon destinations in the country. Couples can opt for boat rides in the various lakes present here in a pleasant weather.

How to reach: Kathgodam railway station is the nearest railhead to Nainital, which is about 23 km away from the hill station and is connected with all major Indian cities. Pantnagar Airport, about 70 km away, is the nearest serving airport.

Duration of honeymoon: 3 to 5 days

Experiences: Lakes, boat rides, food, snow points, temples

Ideal time to visit: October to April


Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

If you want to spend your honeymoon like royalty, head to Rajasthan. Jaisalmer is a gorgeous that city offers history, palaces, forts, elephant and camel back rides and lots more. The place is also known for sand dunes activities in the vast expanses of the Thar Desert. The place is popular for its tent accommodations where the owners also organize cultural nights wherein Rajasthani folk dancers and musicians perform.

How to reach: Jodhpur Airport, about 280 km from the city, is the nearest airport serving Jaisalmer while Jaisalmer Railway Station is well connected with major Indian cities and operate direct trains from Delhi and Jaipur.

Duration of honeymoon: 6 to 7 days

Experiences: Camel safari, desert safari , forts and palaces, shopping, cultural programs, sand dunes, desert camps, sunsets

Ideal time to visit: October to March


Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla has been attracting honeymooners for a long time and is also considered one of the affordable honeymoon destinations in the country! This gorgeous hill station is a perfect place to for the newlyweds. Its beauty, colonial charm, mighty mountains and wonderful surroundings are simply perfect to begin a new stage of life.

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How to reach: Shimla Airport, also known as Jubbarhatti Airport (20 km) is the nearest domestic airport operating regular flights from cities like New Delhi and Chandigarh. Kalka railway station (96 km) is the nearest railhead connecting the hill station with prime neighbouring cities in the country.

Duration of honeymoon: 3 to 4 days

Experiences: Ice skating, trekking, hiking, skiing, paragliding, temples, shopping

Ideal time to visit: March to June


Lakshadweep Islands

Lakshadweep is the smallest union territory of India and has the most exotic and uninhabited beaches. The beaches here have a bluish-green tinge and white sands. To heighten your honeymoon experience, book one of the cosy beach cottages and celebrate a new beginning of life.

How to reach: Lakshadweep has just one aerodrome on the Agatti Island called Agatti Airport, which is well connected with Cochin International Airport via helicopter.

Duration of honeymoon: 7 to 9 days

Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Ooty is located in the Nilgiri Hills and is one of the most prominent honeymoon destinations in the country. It promises a romantic honeymoon with lots of attractions in the town such as the Botanical Gardens, Rose Garden, Ooty Lake and Dodabetta Peak. It’s a perfect retreat for the newlyweds looking for romance and peace!

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How to reach: Coimbatore Airport, around 85 km away, is the nearest airbase to this lovely hill station and Mettupalyam railway station, 40 km away is the closest railhead connecting the place with rest of the country.

Duration of honeymoon: 3 to 4 days

Experiences: Tea garden, hills, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, lake, food

Ideal time to visit: March to June

Darjeeling, West Bengal

Darjeeling is a lovely hill station which will make your honeymoon memorable. The acres of tea plantations and chilly weather will be the icing on your honeymoon cake! People from all over the country prefer Darjeeling to begin their new married life. The place is just so scenic and perfect!

How to reach: Bagdogra airport, 70 km away, is the nearest air base serving the hill town while New Jalpaiguri is the closest railhead, which is around 65 km away.

Duration of honeymoon: 4 to 5 days

Experiences: Tea gardens, hills, monasteries, shopping, trekking, toy train, food

Ideal time to visit: October to March

Experiences: Island hopping, beaches, coral reefs, water sports, scuba diving, snorkelling


Backwaters, Kerala

Kerala is known as God's Own Country and is a paradise for honeymooners. The backwaters are a unique web of lakes, canals and rivers. Hire a houseboat and enjoy your honeymoon in traditional Kerala style. So just get going!

How to reach: The state is served by three major international airports, namely Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, Cochin International Airport and Calicut International Airport.

Duration of honeymoon: 10 to 12 days

Experiences: Backwater, boat rides, boat houses, beaches, water sports, sightseeing, temples, gardens, food

Ideal time to visit: June to August


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