Now that you are almost done running after the wedding caterers, decorators, designers, and endless fretting over the logistics and managing the relatives who always tend to get super excited in the shaadis, it’s time to focus on the post-wedding plans. Yes, you got it right, your Honeymoon destination. Planning an unforgettable honeymoon starts with choosing an exciting destination that matches your dream expectations of an ideal getaway. A majority of times, couples zero in on popular international destinations in South East Asian countries or head to Paris, Switzerland or Prague for that ultimate European Honeymoon that ends up costing them a fortune. What they are unaware of is that our country also has some of the incredible destinations that will enable them to leave everything behind and soak up to each other’s company for those unlimited memories. The best part, it won’t go heavy on your pockets once you are back from your honeymoon period to start your married life. Instead of taking a flight, you can take luxury buses to these destinations, to make it an unconventional, exciting and adventurous road trip that you’ll cherish forever. Here some of the top honeymoon destinations in India we have handpicked for your ultimate romantic hiatus:
As we all are aware that Kerala is known as God’s own country, why not to enjoy its scenic beauty after your auspicious union. The backwaters and houseboats of Alleppy, the mountains, lakes & coffee plantations of Munnar, the jungle life &waterfalls from Wayanad hills, the tranquil and serene Bekal beach, Kerala has it all! The charm of Kerala will keep you coming back for more because there is no way you can get enough of the Keralan delights.
Well, there is more to Himachal Pradesh than the usual Shimla and Kullu-Manali. In fact, the state has some of the country’s best honeymoon destinations. Visit Dalhousie, which is absolutely breathtaking and intoxicating with its colonial charm. The mesmerizing views and tranquility of Chail will allow you to spend quality time with your better half. You can also indulge in some nature walks or go paragliding while enjoying the spectacular vistas of Kasauli. Meanwhile, the ancient town of Chamba sitting on the banks of river Ravi and the temple town of Mandi, are some of the must visits in Himachal for all the lovey-dovey couples before they start a new life.
Andaman and Nicobar island
Blessed with lush green surroundings, perfect beaches, and an unconventional marine life, Andaman and Nicobar is a great place for the newlyweds enjoy a blissful vacation with each other and have the best time of their life without spending a fortune. So make that irresistible itinerary that includes watersports like scuba diving and snorkeling at Neil Island’s Laxmanpur, Sitapur and Bharatpur beaches, getting romantic on the island of Great Nicobar, Campbell Bay, indulging in elephant safari, trekking, water surfing and boating in the Little Andaman Island and also witnessing the two gurgling waterfalls i.e., the White Surf Waterfall, and the Whisper Wave Waterfall. Nature loving pairs can experience the panoramic vistas, mangroves creeks, and mesmerizing beaches of Mayabunder or spend a peaceful evening on the Karmatang beach, amid its sparkling clean water, soft sand, and serene ambience.
An Incredible scenic beauty, pristine locales, affable people and immaculate ambiance, don’t you think this is all that is required in your idea of a perfect honeymoon destination. Let us give you the harsh reality that your honeymoon period may not be enough for you to cover the heavenly beauty of all the seven sisters but you can still manage to pack in as much in this one vacation. Make an itinerary to visit the spectacular Gangtok and Pelling in Sikkim, Haflong and Majuli in Assam, the sacred land of Tawang, Bomdila and Ziro valley in Arunachal Pradesh, the picture perfect Dzukou Valley and Pfutsero town in Nagaland and Jampui hills inTripura.
The breathtaking atmosphere of the sand beach shores and the mind blowing breezing waves make Goa a perfect way to raise the curtains of a new beginning. This tiny emerald land of Sun, Surf, Sea and Sand, possesses a unique Indo-Portuguese culture and architecture that is more than 400 years. Couples can explore the stunning South Goa beaches to enjoy their own sweet romantic moments and head to North Goa to relish the seafood and live the lively nightlife.
Make your honeymoon moments extraordinary with a trip to Gokarna in Karnataka. If you are only yearning to spend quality time with your better half to know each other more, there cannot be a better place than making it happen amidst a celestial setting. The town shares a long coastline with the Arabian Sea and has five beaches namely Gokarna, Kudlle, Half-Moon, Paradise, and Om that will make your honeymoon a nostalgic affair.
This cosy and pretty little hill station must not miss from your honeymoon list. Boasting of the most breathtaking view of the sunrise over the horizon of Tiger Hills to a fun-filled toy train ride, everything about Darjeeling is magical and can make your honeymoon trip a lifetime reminiscence.
- Text: 360 Media