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Finalizing your honeymoon destination can be one tricky task. You are spoilt with endless surreal options but you only have to choose only one of them. While the old-world charm of one place will attract you, the serene beaches or the happening nightlife of some other destinations will seem hard to ditch. And amidst this indecisive situation, all you are gonna do is, land yourself in a pool of confusion.

But fret not! This task of finalizing your honeymoon destination becomes way easier when you have a fair idea of how much can you splurge on your romantic getaway. And if your budget is somewhat around 1.5 to 2 Lakhs, this blog is for you. Below mentioned are some of the best international honeymoon destinations that offer luxuriant, romantic and a memorable experience under INR 2 Lakhs. Right from some of the most breathtaking island destinations to the ones that drench you in sheer luxury, here are top 9 destinations to choose from.

Honeymoon destinations outside India (Under INR 2 Lakhs)

Budapest, Hungary

Look no further than Budapest if you want your honeymoon to be loaded with fun, nightlife, sightseeing sprees, and cultural extravaganza! The capital city of Hungary, Budapest is a perfect blend of picturesque vistas, architectural splendors, azure blue rivers, and hilly terrains. Owing to its tranquil and stunning environs, it is also called the ‘Paris of East’.

A honeymoon in Budapest can truly be one of the most romantic endeavors. Couples can stroll around the world famous garden of Szent Park, visit Spectacular Castle Hill, witness postcard-perfect scenes from Halászbástya, attend live music show at Hungarian State Opera House, spend quality time at Margaret Island and the list goes on!

Estimated budget: INR 1.5 Lakhs for 5 nights and 6 days (approx)


Mauritius is certainly one of the most sought-after beach countries for honeymooners. With serene white sand beaches, coral islands, scenic beauty, fancy bars and amazing shacks serving lip-smacking food, Mauritius is one of the best honeymoon destinations to bond well with your spouse. Newlyweds can begin their journey of togetherness in Mauritius by indulging in varied experiences like water sports, visiting Grand Baie, Chamarel colored Earth (seven colored earth) and Pereybère, taking romantic strolls by the beach, visiting ancient Balaclava Ruins, clubbing, deep sea fishing, shopping excursions, etc.

Estimated budget: INR 1.7 to 2 Lakhs for 6 nights and 7 days (approx)

Cairo, Egypt

The capital city of Egypt, located on the banks of river Nile is a great destination for a honeymoon under 2 Lakhs. Apart from being a heaven for history-lovers, it is also one of the most romantic cities. On your honeymoon to Cairo, you can witness Pyramid complexes, ancient museums, premium dinner cruises, felucca rides across the Nile and a lot more. In fact, you can explore many other Egyptian cities like Taba, Luxor, and Alexandra in this budget! 

Estimated budget: Around INR 1.5 Lakhs for 7 days and 6 nights (approx)


Expect your honeymoon in Turkey to one helluva luxuriant affair. Right from a stay in the romantic cave resorts in Cappadocia to indulging in steamy baths at a local thermal pool and enjoying a hot air balloon ride - there’s a lot for newlyweds to embark on a new journey. In fact, being neighbors to Eastern Europe and Western Asia, Turkey has a lot of cultural connections with ancient Greek, Persian, Ottoman empires and Byzantine. Hence, your Turkey honeymoon will be one memorable cultural retreat as well.

Estimated Budget: INR 1.8 Lakhs for 6 days and 5 nights (approx)

Hong Kong

Hong Kong promises a memorable honeymoon sojourn! It offers a wide variety of experiences for newlyweds to strengthen their bond. Right from enjoying tram rides to Victoria Peak to camping, touring Disneyland, sailing ‘Junk boats’, and enjoying cable car rides - there’s a lot you can do with your partner under a budget of  2 lakhs in Hong Kong.

Estimated budget: INR 1.7 Lakhs and above for 6 nights and 7 days (approx)


Dubai is aptly one of the most bustling destinations for Indian honeymooners! It induces myriad moods and its ever-changing backdrops offer a variety of experiences for couples. The widespread deserts, sun-shining beaches, shopping haven, luxury cruises, and class apart infrastructure, skyscrapers, and sunny beaches - Dubai is yet another budget-friendly honeymoon destination.

Estimated budget: INR 1.2 Lakhs for 4 nights and 5 days (approx)


Best known for its bustling markets, hot springs resorts, enchanting mountains, and serene landscapes, this small island in Asia is one of the suitable honeymoon destinations for Indians. Go for an adventurous trek, enjoy a therapeutic stay at luxuriant a hot spring resort. Explore the street food, have a romantic time by the beaches and oh, a visit to Trails of Toroko Gorge should definitely be on every adventure-junkie couple’s priority list.

Estimated Budget: INR 1.5 Lakhs for 5 days and 4 nights (approx)


Cherish the flawless beauty of nature, no distracting tourists, swanky water villas, isolated islands on your honeymoon in the Maldives. A visit to the Maldives with your beloved partner ensures lazy luxury and is perfect to unwind yourself after hectic wedding shenanigans. You will be spoilt at luxury at swanky water villas. Most Maldives beaches are untouched by humans and hence it makes for a perfect destination choice for a secluded island honeymoon.

Some of the must-do activities with your spouse in the Maldives are: visit the glowing beach, indulge in romance at isolated breezy beaches, seaside candlelight dinner, sunset cruise, fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving and stay at a luxuriant resort.

Estimated budget: INR 1.5 Lakhs for 3 nights and 4 days (approx)


Known for its unrealistic beauty and monumental luxury, ultra-exotic hotels, and pristine white-sand beaches, Seychelles is exactly what honeymoon fantasies are made of. Home to many beautiful islands, Seychelles is becoming one of the most preferred honeymoon destinations for Indian couples. Island hopping, spending time with your partner under the glittering sky, water sports, witnessing picturesque sunsets, romantic walk through The Garden of Eden, etc. are a few activities one must do in Seychelles.

Estimated budget: INR 1.5 Lakhs for a week (approx)


Hope we made your honeymoon planning easier! Which honeymoon destination are you dreaming of?

Top 9 International Destinations for a Luxurious Honeymoon Under 2 Lakhs

by Medha Chawla

Top 9 International Destinations for a Luxurious Honeymoon Under 2 Lakhs