India, the land known for its diversity, is one of the top destinations in the world, when it comes to a honeymoon trip. Presenting a wide variety amidst its tourist attractions, right from the beach state of Goa to the beautiful hill station of Kashmir to the backwaters-rich Kerala, the country witnesses a heavy rush of honeymooners every year, from abroad. The hospitality of Indian people, who believe in 'Atithi Devo Bhava' (a guest is like god) only serves to add to the rush. Then, there is a major proportion of Indian couples, who prefer to spend their honeymoon period exploring the rich diversity of their own country only. Whether you are an Indian or foreigner, in case you are looking out for the perfect honeymoon destination in the country, this article will surely prove useful. Browse through the following lines and explore the best honeymoon places in India.
Top Indian Honeymoon Spots
If you are one of those who would love to snuggle closer to each other, in chilly weather, then the hill stations in India will surely woo you. The options include Mussoorie, Dalhousie, Darjeeling, Ooty, Kodaikanal, Srinagar, Shimla, Nainital, Manali, Mount Abu and Gangtok. Visit any of them and find yourself wandering along meandering hill roads and gazing at the refreshing greenery of forest-covered hills, holding each other's hands. Watch the clouds drift over the snow-capped mountains, as you walk through meadows of flowers. Take a stroll through the orchards and breathe in the fresh air of the mountains, experiencing the heavenly fragrance of blooming flowers.
In case playing with water and soaking the rays of sun is what excites you, then the beaches of India are at your disposal. Apart from the beach capital of Goa, you will find Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh providing you with sea as the companion. All of these places are dotted with picturesque beaches, offering the best combination of the sand and the sea. Many of them have not been explored by tourists much. So, you might find yourself walking on for miles, without sighting even a single other soul. Wow! So much privacy, that too amidst such a romantic ambience! Then, there are those beaches that offer loads of adventure sports, to thrill your senses.
If you love water, but are not much interested in visiting a beach, then the backwaters of Kerala will surely appeal to you. There are so many places in the state that would offer you the experience of living amidst the backwaters, in a houseboat. The most popular amongst them are Alappuzha, Cochin, Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvallam, Kumarakom, Kottayam and Kasargod. As you move around the water, exploring one picturesque destination after the other, it feels as if you have become one with the nature. The green vistas beckon you with their virgin beauty and you come back all refreshed from the honeymoon, feeling much closer to each than before.
For all those who love to explore history, through the rich architectural legacy of a place, Rajasthan would prove to be the perfect honeymoon destination in India. Also known as the 'desert state of India', it abounds in forts, palaces, havelis and other structures of the bygone area, all of them providing a taste of the state's rich heritage. You can even stay in any of the heritage hotels of Rajasthan and get a real feel of the royal times. You can also undertake a tour of the sand dunes, explore the rich and varied wildlife and even go on a camel safari. Whatever you do, one thing is for sure - you will never ever forget a tour of Rajasthan and will cherish its memories throughout your life.