9 Indian Honeymoon Destinations As Beautiful As Ones “Abroad”!
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After months of wedding butterflies and excitement and partying, when the fervour finally subsides, it feels kinda weird, right? But hey! There’s your honeymoon, and that is probably one of the most beautiful phases of the new relationship you both have entered into. You get to spend time with each other, unwind and relax. And you don’t really have to travel abroad to have an absolutely superb honeymoon. Here are 9 gorgeous honeymoon destinations in India that you can pay a visit to for your first vacation with your husband!
1. Unwind in serene seclusion in The Andamans
Sunny beaches and secluded islands, the Andamans is the perfect getaway for a sea loving couple who wants some romantic alone time. And when you have had enough of peace and calm you can choose to go snorkelling, scuba diving or pay a visit to the museums and other historical places that are replete with the history and a million stories about the place.
Best time to visit: October to May
2. Nestle in beautiful Pahalgam
Located in the heart of the Lidder Valley, in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, this place is a gorgeous and a well kept-secret of the nature gods. The lofty snowclad mountains and sprawling lush green meadows, will almost make you believe that you are both indeed in the middle of a fairytale of your own.
If you are and your better half are up for some adrenaline rush and adventure then all you need is a backpack and a bike and off you ride to the breathtaking landscapes of Leh and Ladakh. The rustic mountains diligently hide beautiful unchartered territories for you to unravel as you trek hand in hand with the love of your life!
Best time to visit: February to June, October to December
4. Cosy up in a shikara in Srinagar
This classic honeymoon destination has retained and even amped up its charm through the years. Nothing can beat the feeling of unwinding in a shikara on the Dal Lake and that too when you two are alone and away from all the hustle and bustle of the world.
Best time to visit: April to September
5. Treat your senses to the soothing waters of Kovalam
There are some places that refuse to budge from your memory long after you have visited them and this is exactly how Kovalam is going to treat you. The backwaters of Kerala, combined with the unforgettable ayurvedic massages and gorgeous stretches of sand and sea, make for an indelible memory.
6. Transport yourself to a seaside fairytale in Lakshadweep
Exotic coral reefs, emerald beaches and water in shades of tens of blues. The beauty of this place lies in the romantic seclusion that it offers. The sound of the waves accentuated by the calmness around, just makes it a near divine experience
Best time to visit: October to March
7. Pay the Scotland of India a visit - Coorg
The Scotland of India, Coorg is small hill station, resting on the eastern slopes of the western ghats. Cute, cosy and romantic, it has probably the best coffee in the country, not to mention the lip smacking chocolates, which are a must have. What more can one ask for?
Best time to visit: October to March, January to May
8. The Switzerland of India isn’t far behind - Khajjiar
The Switzerland of India, Khajjiar is not far behind when it comes to romantic getaways. Its vast expanse of meadows and hills held together by towering jade greens, Khajjiar offers a perfect romantic getaway in the lap of nature.
If you are thinking skiing, then this is the perfect place for you to venture off to. The magnificent Himalayas, coupled with the enchanting coniferous forests, conjure up a flawless mystical romantic charm which is bound to leave you captivated.