After a happy marriage ceremony, one thing that newlyweds gets busy with is preparing for their happy holidays of togetherness, we call it Honeymoon! However, the idea of this lovely vacation together, doesn’t brew lately but long before the marriage takes place. While most of them love to plan it overseas, there are some who choose to cherish the beauty of the native land. Here is a list of some of the most beautiful and budget friendly honeymoon destinations in India picture perfect for those lovely days of romance.
- Shimla- Some Cozy Love:
a hot favorite in all season, Shimla the Queen of Hills in Himachal Pradesh is soaring the top due to obvious reasons. A beautiful and mesmerizing view of the hills and of course the snow couldn’t get better! A perfect honeymoon destination, you shouldn’t be surprised if you witness hundreds of newly-weds like you in the Mall Road.
Why Shimla: because it’s beautiful! Shimla has the perfect weather with contrast of the breathtaking snow clad mountains, amazing places of interest, great food and perfect sights to get selfies. There are several budget friendly hotels and resorts which are smooth on pocket and of course the toy train will add up to the charm of the holiday. The Mall Road, Summer Hills, Advanced Study Center, Shimla State Museum, Naldehra, Jakhoo Temple, Kali Bari Temple are some of the places you got to see.
How to Reach: There is easy access from Delhi via Kalka which is 257 km and then take your seats on the popular toy train to Shimla. Trust me you won’t regret it.
2. Goa- Romancing in the Beach:
Goa will never go out of fashion. The very name brings sights of those alluring beaches, parties and strolling late by the sands holding on to the loved one. A beautiful destination and popular among visitors near and far, Goa is one of the ultimate and desired honeymoon destination.
Why Goa: a perfect blend of everything to brighten up your newlywed life. Get a handful of everything from beach parties, mesmerizing sights, great food, and adventure and of course the shopping spree that will catch you soon. Explore as many beaches you can, Fort Aguada, the cruise fun, Candolim, Club Cubana, Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Basilica of Bom Jesus are some of the interesting places to visit in Goa.
How to Reach: the nearest international airport is located in Dabolim near Panaji and if are travelling by train, the major railway stations are located in Margoa which is easily accessible from all parts of the country.
- Munnar- into Nature’s Lap:
an exotic honeymoon destination, Munnar is sure to gift you some beautiful memories to cherish. A spot to several Bollywood hit songs, this place is reliving nature. The lush green meadows and stepped tea gardens is just simple amazing. Hydel Park, Eravikulam National Park, waterfalls, tea gardens, Lock Heart Gap and several other spots to see.
Why Munnar: Located in Kerala Munnar is a budget friendly natural abode, the lush green meadows and stepped tea gardens is just simple amazing. Hydel Park, Eravikulam National Park, waterfalls, tea gardens, Lock Heart Gap and several other spots to see.
How to Reach: Aluva is the nearest railway station and Cochin is the nearest airport to Munnar.
- Udaipur- A Royal Honeymoon: love pomp and splendour? Well then Udaipur is just the place for you. Spend some quality time with your partner and get treated like royals. Set at the backdrop of the Rajputana heritage and tales of glory, the havelis, tradition and great food, Udaipur has it all.
Why Udaipur: Udaipur in Rajasthan is a colorful heritage spot and perfect for honeymoon for couples looking out for some traditional and classy. The picturesque Lake Pichola, Monsoon Palace, private tours, Bagore ki Haveli, Maharana Pratap Museum are some of the wonderful places of interest here.
How to Reach: travel with the Chetak Express or Mewar Express from Delhi. Maharana Pratap Airport is the nearest airport from Udaipur.
- Kaziranga National Park- Being One With Nature:
the best place for nature lovers. If both of you love nature and wildlife, Kaziranga is just the right pick for you. Located in Golaghat and Nagaon district in Assam, Kaziranga National Park unfurls amazing access to witnessing wildlife and enjoying adventurous safari. Set in the backdrop of traditional Assamese local lifestyle, renowned World Heritage Site and luxury yet affordable lodgings, this is a splendid honeymoon spot.
Why Kaziranga: a popular abode to the one horned rhino, tiger, rare species of animals and migratory birds, and the place is a sure treat. Sight-seeing, jeep safaris, elephant ride, tree house resorts and toothsome food are just so inviting.
How to Reach: Reach Guwahati and then reach for the nearest airport and bus station in Tezpur. You can also book cabs from Tezpur to Kaziranga.
- Andaman- An Underwater Affair:
for all those thrill and adventure loving couples, Andaman is just the place! This island heaven is a getaway to paradise of those underwater charming little things that are so pretty to watch and not to forget the calm beach and diving into the azure sea.
Why Andaman: adventure, water sports, under water life or simply walking hands in hands under the stars on the sands, you can never have enough of Andaman and the charm it has to offer you making your honeymoon even more memorable. The timeless beauty of the beaches, sight-seeing, the corals, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex, Marine National Park, Cellular Jail National Memorial, Havelock Islands, sea walking at North Bay Beach, there is so much to do and see in Andaman!
How to Reach: you can reach via waterways from Kolkata and Chennai or via air to Port Blair, the nearest airport.
- Ooty- Romancing in the Hills:
hill stations never cease to impressive anyone and the newly wed will find it even more alluring as they are serene and romantic at the same time. Ooty is one such hot picks among couples and is for sure a lovely honeymoon destination. With the Nilgiris in the backdrop, the beautiful green tea estates, the hilly roads and the wonderful weather, Ooty is all inviting!
Why Ooty: the terraced tea gardens, the selfie perfect hills, the Nilgiri railway trips, Pykara Lake, Botanical Gardens, Shooting Point are just doubtlessly perfect for a lovely honeymoon.
How to Reach: board a train to Mettupalayam and take a uphill drive to Ooty. You can also opt for meter gauge trains from Mettupalayam. If you’re travelling via air, Coimbatore is the nearest airport.
These were some of the best affordable honeymoon destinations in India. Which one do you choose for your honeymoon?