After Yashraj's romantic movies which were shot in and around the lakes and valleys of Switzerland, everybody plumped for Switzerland for their honeymoon. For many Indian Couples this was and is 'the ideal honeymoon destination'. But it's time to shun the good old Switzerland-Shimla-Manali and think beyond the typical tourist places. Honeymoon is meant to be unique and a romantic jaunt and one should celebrate their new chapter of life to some uncommon honeymoon place. Discover the unexplored with your partner together, as this 'once in a lifetime experience' you will cherish for eternity! Couples who are planning their post nuptial getaways and those who've just said “I do”can take a look at our rundown on the best places for honeymoon in and outside India.
Dalhousie is a popular hill station in the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is nestled amidst verdant meadows and one can enjoy alluring views of snow capped hills. The excellent part is that it experiences cold climate throughout the year, making it one of the best places for honeymoon. So embark on a beautiful journey with your spouse to Dalhousie. How to reach- The nearest airport is Gaggal and Pathankot is the nearest railhead. The national highway links Dalhousie with Pathankot with regular state and private buses plying on the route.
If two of you would delve into nature tourism then should check out Wayanad in Kerala. It is another offbeat and one of the wonderful honeymoon places in India. It boasts of several attractions like Phookat Lake, Kuruvadweep Falls, Eddakal Caves and Chemvara Falls. How to reach- The nearest airports are Calicut and Mysore and Nilambur Road is the nearest railway station. One can easily get regular buses to Wayanad from other major cities.
Coorg, also known as Scotland of India, is in the state of Karnataka. Coorg is known for its pristine hill stations, exotic coorg and orange plantation. You will be enthralled by the vibrant scenery and undulating landscape of Coorg. Sink into the spirit of belonging with your spouse in this picture perfect gateway. How to reach – The nearest airport is Mangalore and the closest stations are Mysore, Mangalore and Hassan. One can hire taxis or state buses as well from the mentioned cities.
Leave all the city cacophony behind and indulge in a honeymoon that is enveloped by the natural beauty and wildlife of Ranthambore National Park. It is the best destination in India for adventurous couples who like trekking and camping. One should surely opt for safari trip, nature walks, jungle trips and romantic night-time camp fires. How to reach- Sanganer Airport (Jaipur) is the nearest airport. The nearest railway station is Sawai Madhopur and one can reach the place through the state bus service.
Andaman Nicobar Island promises a mesmerizing experience for all beach lovers. It is blessed with a multitude of natural riches, best sea shores and mouth watering cuisines. It proffers you a great chance to create special romantic memories that are completely unique and refreshing. You both can engage in water sports activities like kayaking, aqua cycling, water skiing and many more. How to reach- Port Blair is connected with Chennai and Kolkata by air. One can reach via ship services to Port Blair from Chennai, Calcutta and Vishakhapatnam.
Bali is an unadulterated riveting island in Indonesia. The great part is that you don’t need to have deep pockets to visit Bali as it’s close to India. For lovers who like beaches more than hills, then this is an ultimate spot. Take lazy strolls on the beach, trek into bewitching forests, indulge in exhilarating beach activities and don't forget to take as many photos as your heart desires. How to reach- One can fly to Singapore, Sumatra or Java and take a ship for your onward journey to Bali. The nearest airport is Denpasar International Airport.
Santorini is the island of divine sunsets, aqua-marine sea and white traditional buildings. Santorini presents charming landscapes, rich flora & fauna, a number of arresting and exotic locales. This tropical island exudes romance and tranquillity that is so ideal for honeymoon vacations. It has all the ingredients to fulfil the need for exquisite honeymoon. How to reach- One should take a flight to Athens and then can take a connecting internal flight direct to Santorini or you can catch a ferry to Santorini from Piraeus Port.
Florence in Italy is almost a tailor-made destination for all the newlyweds. There are snow draped mountains, lush green forests and unexplored getaways that will leave you speechless and your spirits shall set fire to the feeling of togetherness. Gourmet food, e Renaissance art and architecture, haute fashion it has all to fulfil your desires. Some must visit places are Ponte Vecchio, Santa Maria del Fiore, Boboli Garden, Pitti Palace and many more. How to reach- One can fly down to Florence city.
Tahiti is like a paradise on the earth crafted solely for Honeymooners. There are over 118 idyllic islands and one of them is the famous islands of Bora Bora. Some of the impressive sights are circle island tour, Bougainville Park, point venus and you too can indulge in activities like hiking, diving and deep sea fishing. Its exclusiveness has kept tourist numbers low and that’s good as there will be no disturbances for love birds. How to reach- Air Tahiti operates regular flights between 46 islands out of Tahiti. It will take you about 10 minutes to go to the sister island of Tahiti i.e. Moorea.
This locale nabs the top spot in international honeymoon places. Honolulu is the vibrant epi-centre of Hawaii and there are other famous islands like Kahoolawe, Maui, Kauai and many others. If you both love nightlife and seeing lots of people from all over the world, then Hawaii is the right place. Lots of beaches, infinity pools and shopping places one can go for. It guarantees an exceptional honeymoon experience to couples. Relax, unwind and get cosy at these beaches as these will surely help to build a base for stronger relation. How to reach- One can reach by Air to Hawaii State in USA.
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