After the wedding, the honeymoon is the next best thing that every couple looks forward to. If you have chosen to spend your honeymoon in India, you’ll be delighted with the number of destinations that will give you everything from luxury and relaxation to romance and seclusion. You can choose to set out on a dreamy honeymoon or have an adventurous trip with your partner depending on both your interests.
Check out these 30 awesome honeymoon destinations in India, which are sure to blow your mind with their beauty and serenity.
1) The Andaman Islands
Spend some quality time together on the secluded beaches and azure waters of the Andaman Islands. Go scuba diving or snorkelling to spice things up.
Enjoy the tranquil backwaters of Kerala at Alappuzha or Alleppey. It is home to a huge network of waterways and thousands of houseboats. Spend a day on one of these luxurious houseboats where you can float along and gaze over the green paddy fields.
If you’re looking for an off-beat honeymoon destination, tucked up in the Himalayas, then Tawang is the right choice for you. Enjoy the view of the snow-clad mountains, trek your way up to the beautiful monasteries and spend your honeymoon in peace in this beautiful town in Arunachal Pradesh.
Munnar is one of the most scenic hill stations in Kerala. Take a walk through the beautiful and mesmerising tea gardens and explore the beauty of Western Ghats while you’re here.
Kumarakom is one of the most invigorating places in Kerala for honeymooners. Its rustic charm and secluded location make it an ideal romantic honeymoon destination.
Why go to the Maldives when we have our own Lakshadweep! This cluster of islands has everything you could dream of – romantic beaches, water sports, seclusion, silver sands, gentle waves and more. Take a dip into the turquoise sea waters and get a view of the splendid coral reef.
7) Daman & Diu
Reminisce the old world charm of Portugal at Daman and Diu by visiting the fine forts and churches in the evening. You can also enjoy your feni when you lounge on the pristine beaches and listen to your favourite music with your partner by your side.
Take your better half skiing through the beautiful, snow-clad mountains of Manali. Fall in love all over again amidst all the greenery and enchanting scenes. Located in Himachal Pradesh, you’ll be mesmerised by the high peaks and lush green valley views this wonderful resort town has to offer. Make this a trip to remember by mixing up mountain adventure with romantic dinners.
9) Leh & Ladakh
If you and your partner are adventure junkies, then Leh and Ladakh are the best places for you to visit on a honeymoon. Rent a bike and ride through the rustic mountains to take your romance up a notch. A trip to Jammu and Kashmir will be well worth it for your honeymoon.
Looking for a royal honeymoon with your prince? Choose the ‘City of Lakes’ (Udaipur) for a once in a lifetime experience. Visit the palaces, havelis and lakes to experience the splendour of Rajasthan. Not only does it offer oodles of luxury, it is also Rajasthan’s most romantic setting.
Yet another destination for the adventurous souls where you and your partner can ski down the slopes of snowy mountains. Auli is a perfect place to find adventure and relax at the same time. This hill station in Uttarakhand is gaining popularity for its abundant natural beauty.
Almost everyone knows about the beautiful and passionate sculptures of Khajuraho, which makes it an ideal destination for honeymooners. Admire the timeless erotic art on the temple walls and make your honeymoon memorable. Ideal for a historic honeymoon.
Enjoy a romantic boat ride on the Venna Lake with your partner in Mahabaleshwar. You can both admire the beauty of the Western Ghats and spend some candid moments together. This hill station in Maharashtra has breathtaking viewing points.
Ooty is one of the most famous honeymoon destinations in India. Rent a secluded cottage and cuddle up in each other’s arms while enjoying the view of the Nilgiris. This town in Tamil Nadu has not lost its charm or appeal for honeymooners since years.
This one is for the dreamy honeymooners who can spruce up their romance amidst the lush pine trees, huge peaks and a mesmerizing atmosphere. Kasauli is a town and cantonment in Himachal Pradesh full of charming old relics.
Head to the ‘Heaven on Earth’ for a heavenly honeymoon. Pahalgam is the perfect place for people who are looking for a quiet honeymoon amidst nature. Located in Jammu & Kashmir, this valley town has plenty to offer. From trout fishing to river rafting, there’s plenty to do here.
For the forest lovers who are ready for all kinds of surprises on their honeymoon, Sunderbans create the perfect atmosphere. If you’re lucky enough to spot a Royal Bengal tiger, nothing like it. Enjoy the trees, the gentle breeze, mangroves and more in West Bengal.
If you’re planning a summer-time honeymoon, Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh is a perfect destination for you. Experience the colonial charm of this place along with the natural beauty. It is spread out over 5 hills with pine-clad valleys and mountain views at a distance.
Cross rivers through natural bridges and take a look at the breath-taking scenery of Shillong. It is a perfect romantic hideout for couples who don’t prefer the humdrum of cities. This city in Meghalaya is known as “The Abode of Clouds”. Take a walk along walking trails, visit manicured gardens and waterfalls.
Close to Ooty is the small town of Coonoor, which is another perfect honeymoon destination just a few kilometres away. Enjoy some peaceful moments away from the crowd with your better half. This hill town in Tamil Nadu is in the Nilgiris. Visit tea gardens and explore adventure sports.
Gangtok is another most sought out destination for a honeymoon. It has all the essentials that make it a perfect holiday destination, and if you’re lucky, you may also get a glimpse of the majestic Kanchendzonga. Situated in the hills of Sikkim, this resort town is perched atop a mountain ridge making it an exciting destination to explore.
Have a relaxing honeymoon trip in Kovalam by taking a walk by the beaches and enjoying the local cuisine of Kerala. Laze on the sandy shores and indulge in the soothing massages that are on offer all along this coast.
Set out on a magical journey to the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, Darjeeling. Watch the sunrise on Tiger Hill and spend some time with each other at the Mall Road to make your trip memorable. This is one of West Bengal’s most loved destination. Walk through the lush green tea gardens and revel in the opulent natural surroundings. You’ll get luxury, royalty and tranquility at this beautiful hill station.
You don’t really have to go all the way to Scotland for your honeymoon. India has its own Scotland in Coorg, where you can pick some coffee and enjoy the silence of the scintillating hills. Located in Karnataka, Coorg has plenty to offer honeymooners – from gentle hills and coffee trails to adventure sports and scenic beauty.
Flowers have always been synonymous with romance. That’s why Gulmarg or the ‘Meadow of Flowers’ is sure to bring out the romantic in you and your spouse. This popular skiing hill station is situated in Jammu and Kashmir. There is plenty to do here – horse riding, skiing, cable car drives, golfing and more.
It is one of the most famous hill stations of India. You can enjoy the view of the Kumaon Himalayas and take a romantic boat ride on the lakes of Nainital. Located in Uttarakhand, this town is built around the Nainital Lake. Enjoy the hiking trails and mountain views across wooded hills.
The enchanting view of the hills and greenery sets the atmosphere for romance in this beautiful city in Tamil Nadu. Take a bike ride around the town and get lost in the beauty of nature. Waterfalls, lakes, forest valleys and granite cliffs make this an exciting exploration destination for honeymooners.
Looking for a silent honeymoon away from the humdrum of the city? Try Chilika in the state of Odisha. Spend some time by the lake and enjoy fresh seafood with your partner. Kick back and chill out or explore the Chilika lake that is spread out over 1,200 sq. km.
It’s almost everyone’s dream to spend their honeymoon in Switzerland. If you’re looking for a low-budget option, try Khajjiar which has been fondly called the ‘Switzerland of India’ owing to its tropical resemblance to Switzerland. Yet another hill station in Himachal Pradesh, Khajjiar is extremely picturesque.
Take your spouse on an adventurous trip to Rishikesh and enjoy the rush together. Go kayaking, rafting, paragliding and much more to make your honeymoon an exciting holiday. Located in Uttarakhand at the foothills of the Himalayas right beside the Ganges river, it is perfect to discover each other and fall in love amidst tranquil beauty.