Ahhh romance!! It’s one of the few joys in life; many might say. And it isn’t wrong. To be in love and to do everything together with your special someone is something close to magic and the feeling is euphoric. Going down life’s path together, building a family and getting old together; you’d be crazy if you say you do not want these simple yet joyful things of life.
There are many things you can always do with your significant other, like coffee dates, lunch, dinner, movie nights etc. but one such activity that stands out is planning for your honeymoon. The sheer excitement and thrill an eagerness you feel while planning it with your partner is enough to give you a rush of dopamine. And yes, there are many international places and countries that have set their mark when it comes to being the best romantic destinations in the world. And the sad reality is that not many can afford to travel to such exotic and posh places.
So, if you would like to do something new for a change, how about you plan a trip and escape to some of the most romantic destinations in India. These places may not be your Paris, Venice, Prague or the Bahamas, and you might visit these destinations with doubt and curiosity, but you will leave with nothing but good memories and some beautiful photos to seal those memories forever.
So here are some romantic destinations in India for all you love bugs out there.
Rated as one of the top honeymoon destinations (it does not have to be a honeymoon, you don’t have to be married) this romantic getaway has been on the top five list for people seeking adventure and romantic escapes. This hill station enchants you with its beautiful scenery and gets you excited for some adventure sports. This is accessible through flight, the nearest airport being the Jolly Grand Airport in Dehradun which is about 50kms away.
This magnificent state in the western part of India is the perfect romantic destination owing to its many palaces, forts and streets drowned with history. The weather might vary depending on which season you decide to visit the land of the kings. The people are very welcoming and the cuisine is to die for. You can reach this by air through its airports located in Udaipur, Jaipur and Jodhpur.
One of the major tourist destinations of Kerala, Alleppey is home to many backwaters, canals, lagoons beaches etc perfect for boat rides and trekking and also to laze around in the sandy beaches. The quirky boat houses is an experience waiting for you to dive into, and perfect for a romantic getaway. And if you want the best experience the most ideal months to visit is from October- February. The nearest airport is the Kochi Airport.
By now, you must have seen this place pop up in every blog or webpage regarding top places to visit in India. It is mentioned a lot for good reasons only and you cannot argue with facts. To be lost in the snowy vistas of this beautiful haven of a place, to wake up all cozy in your hotel room to a view of snow covered mountains, to walk down the path of Mall road visiting local cafes and restaurants and making your way up to Old Manali. If that is not enough to draw you into visiting Manali, nothing will. The nearest flight is at Bhundar which is around 50kms away from manali.
If you want to ride the ever so famous toy train, if you want to get lost in a magical hill town, if you want to be enchanted with beautiful orchids and rhodonderons, if you want your senses enticed and explore beautiful monasteries while taking a break to eat delicious dumplings and thukpa; Darjeeling is the place to be. The weather and the entire ambience screams romance making it perfect to visit with your partner. You can get to Darjeeling via flight, the nearest airport being located in Bagdogra. So you can reach by booking a flight ticket of your favourite location.
If hill stations aren’t your cup of tea, then Andaman is the place to be. It has long been sought after by many newly married couples looking for the perfect adventure honeymoon. There are a lot of underwater caves perfect for scuba diving, and the clear pristine water inviting you to do some snorkeling, sandy beaches to exfoliate your bare feet and senses etc. perfect to be explored in the months of October to May. This exotic getaway is accessible by flight through its airport in Port Blair.
The fairytale like hill station is the pride and joy of Sikkim. The town instantly entraps you with its marvelous views, beautiful sunsets and sunrises, tea gardens, monasteries and the food ( if you think you have tasted the best dumplings, then you are in for a surprise), cable car rides that lets you get an aerial view of the town and its picturesque surroundings. The nearest airport that gets you to Gangtok is the Bagdogra Airport.
Another option for an island and beach destination is the Lakshadweep. Nestled where the Arabian and Indian Ocean meet, this island destination is a very popular romantic and honeymoon epicenter. It is ideal for scuba diving, sunbathing at the beach, shopping etc. And one you are done with these you can head on over to Agatti island which is a magnet for newlyweds and tourists. October and March are the perfect months to visit and it can be accessed by taking a flight to Agatti island which has its own airport.
These are some of the most visited honeymoon and romantic destinations in India. So give these places a chance and let it take you on a whirlwind of a ride with your significant other with their unique beauty so that you can make beautiful happy memories together to be cherished for a lifetime.