Popular Honeymoon Destinations of India

Weddings are special and so as the honeymoon destination. In fact, honeymoon counts to be a very special time in every newly-wed couple’s life. It is the time for them to indulge in each other and start the new life altogether. Thus, anyone who is either about to get married or just married seeks interesting and exotic destinations to make his / her honeymoon a memorable one. India with its variety of geographical locations with foggy hill stations, golden deserts, sun-kissed beaches, serene backwaters and much more makes an amazing honeymoon destination for couples from all over the world. If you are planning your honeymoon than read on to this article to know about popular honeymoon destinations in India.


Kashmir, crowning the head of India tops the list of best honeymoon destinations of the country. Gifted with charming scenic and natural beauty, spectacular backdrop of valley and appealing Mughal Gardens, Kashmir certainly is truly a ‘paradise on earth’. This charming hill station is a year-round destination with changing its shades with every season. Whether its winter, summer, autumn or spring, you will get to enjoy a different flavor of Kashmir every time. Here, couples can enjoy romantic Shikara rides in the Dal Lake, visit the Mughal Gardens, try skiing together in the Gulmarg or camping at Pahalgam and much more to let the love blossom during honeymoon.

Leh Palace
Kashmir HoneymoonPrabhu B Doss / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND


Surrounded by crystal clear turquoise water, gleaming coral reefs and lush green coconut palms, Lakshadweep is another charming honeymoon destination in India. It is India’s smallest Union Territory and enjoys the status of being the most beautiful tropical island system of the world. This enchanting inhabited land is truly ideal for all anyone’s perfect honeymoon. Apart from the natural magnificence, the adventure sports and unparalleled beauty of these emerald islands provides a wonderful balance of romance and fun for newlywed couples.

Lakshadweep HoneymoonThejas / Foter / CC BY

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Idyllically located at the confluence of the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands is an enchanting holiday as well as honeymoon destination of India. This pristine archipelago consist a total of 572 emerald islands, islets and rocks. These islands truly offers that tranquility and serenity that is requisite for a couple to understand each other and have a great time together. Here, couples can enjoy luxurious stay in world-class hotels, quite stroll on virgin beaches and aromatic massages offered by spas. Apart from relaxing, one can also go sightseeing to popular attractions such as Cellular Jail, Havelock Island, Ross Island etc.


Beautifully nestled in the eastern Himalayan range, Gangtok is a charming destination to enjoy honeymoon in solitude. This bustling capital city of north-eastern state-Sikkim is located at an altitude of 1870 m above the sea level and thus, enjoys a soothing weather all through the year. It is a place where newlyweds can make some wonderful memories amidst the lofty mountains, floating clouds and chilling breezes. Apart from the serene beauty, friendly people and cultural heritage makes Gangtok a favorite amongst other north eastern cities of India.

Rock Garden, Pelling
Gangtok HoneymoonAtanu De / Foter / CC BY-NC


Manali is a spectacular hill station in northern India. Located at an altitude of 2050 m above the sea level, it is a famous destination in Himachal Pradesh. This hill station enjoys a beautiful outlook with natural splendor, which is enhanced with British colonial architectures. In fact, it is one of the favorite honeymoon destinations for many couples of north India. Apart from the sightseeing, one can try a number of adventure activities with your spouse such as trekking, hiking, boating, paragliding etc.

Sarchu Valley
Sarchu Valley HoneymoonPrabhu B Doss / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND

Popular honeymoon destinations are not only constraint to the above mentioned destinations; however, India has many other places like Coorg, Kerala, Goa, Rajasthan, and much more. It all depends on one’s choice, budget and preference for an individual to decide where to go for honeymoon.

Author Bio: This guest blog post is written by Archana Sharma. At present, she is working for TripMos.com, which is a leading travel portal offering best deals on India travel.

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