10 Most Popular & Romantic Honeymoon Destinations In India

By Neha Garg Ahuja .

Even though you might be thinking about your perfect honeymoon since forever or reading endless articles on best honeymoon destinations, we know its never enough to keep more options open.

Honeymoon is said to be the most wonderful time and what better way to start your new journey at the most romantic destination, right?

That most romantic honeymoon place could be in Italy, Switzerland, or even in India, yes, you read it right. India is home to one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Whether it’s the heavenly Kashmir, god’s own country Kerala or the city of lakes Udaipur, Indian destinations are bound to make you fall in love all over again.

Here we have the list of most romantic honeymoon places in India.

1. Kashmir

“If there is a heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here, it’s here.” – Mughal Emperor Jehangir said it when he visited Kashmir in the 17th century and we couldn’t agree more.

Kashmir is a lovely place with breathtaking views and is a perfect destination for your honeymoon.

Recommendation: Stay in a houseboat for at least 2 days and take a romantic Shikara ride in tranquil Dal Lake to experience the beauty of this paradise lying in each other’s arms.

Best time to visit: March to August

Nearest Airport: Srinagar Airport

2. Manali

Manali is surrounded by enduring high peeks and magical scenery that doesn’t need any filters. Apart from this, you can also do adventure sports like – skiing, paragliding, river rafting.

And if you happen to go in winters, witness this small town covered in snow and beauty.

Recommendation: Spend your time cozying up in a bed with your better half and make the most of your honeymoon period.

Best time to visit: October to February

Nearest Airport: Bhuntar Airport

Image: Tripoto

3. Nanital

Nanital, the lake city situated in the lap of Uttrakhand is surrounded by green hills is nothing short of a magical place.

From boating in the lake to visiting old temples and picturesque places makes Nanital the most visited honeymoon destination for couples.

Recommendation: Take a cable car starting from Mallital to Snow view to witness the enchanting beauty of Nanital.

Best time to visit: March to June

Nearest Airport: Pantnagar Airport

4. Kerala

Kerala has been a popular choice for honeymooners for its scenic beauty, tranquility, picturesque backwaters, beautiful beaches, and rich heritage. There’s nothing in Kerala that couldn’t turn your romantic honeymoon into a memorable one.

Recommendation: Spend a night in a treehouse and at least one night in a houseboat for an unforgettable experience.

Best time to visit: September and March

Nearest Airport: Cochin International Airport

5. Goa

Goa, also known as the party land for tourists is an ideal place for you love birds. Apart from the countless churches, beaches, nightclubs, Goa attracts tourists for its young vibe and cheap beer.

Recommendation: Stay in South Goa for at least 2 days, you will find clearer beaches and less crowded here.

Best time to visit: November and March

Nearest Airport: Dabolim Airport

6. Ooty

With vast meadows, pine forests, majestic mountains, and charming lakes, the alluring Ooty, nestled in Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu is an enthralling abode for the newlyweds.

Recommendation: Buy Ooty’s signature homemade chocolates for your friends and family back home.

Best time to visit: October to June

Nearest Airport: Coimbatore International Airport

7. Andaman & Nicobar Island

If you love water formations as much as I do, you shouldn’t miss traveling to Andaman & Nicobar to witness the beauty of this gorgeous Island.

There are water activities, serene beaches, adventure sports, sunny skies and more gems for everyone looking to spend their honeymoon with peace and beauty.

Recommendation: Tick off snorkeling from your to-do activities.

Best time to visit: November to May

Nearest Airport: Port Blair Airport

8. Udaipur / Rajasthan

Udaipur, also known as the Venice of East has a rich cultural heritage, majestic lakes and artistic craftmanship which makes this place even more special and popular among the honeymooners.

Recommendation: Book a lavish stay at one of the palaces/forts to experience royalty and appreciating the beauty of one of the most romantic cities of India.

Best time to visit: September to March

Nearest Airport: Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur

9. Sikkim

If I have to describe ‘Sikkim’ in one word, it definitely would be ‘breathtaking’. With colorful valleys, semi-frozen lakes, snow-capped mountains, and enchanting monasteries, Sikkim is one of the most preferred honeymoon destinations in India.

Recommendation: Drive over the ancient Silk Route to Nathula Pass and experience the beauty of this paradise in northeast India.

Best time to visit: March and May or October and mid-December

Nearest Airport: Bagdogra Airport, West Bengal

10. Shimla

Shimla, the queen of hills, needs no introduction. Long walks with your better half on the mall road, lush greenery, snow-capped hills, and endless activities to never make your honeymoon in Shimla seems boring.

Recommendation: Take a toy train from Kalka to Shimla to experience the magical journey.

Best time to visit: March to June; October to December

Nearest Airport: Shimla Airport; Chandigarh Airport

Images: Himalayas

About The Author

Neha Garg Ahuja

Director, Content and Marketing I The Crimson Bride I From the latest trends to the hottest styles, she pens all things viral and trending collateral to weddings, allowing you to cherry-pick the best ones that will add a special touch to your big day. When she’s not scrolling through the wedding inspirations or chatting with the brides, she’s off to exploring exotic locales with her husband, Sufi Ahuja. Follow her on Instagram @Nehagarg29