India thrives with a number of scenic locations for love to thrive. These amazing honeymoon places in India suit the interests of all couples seeking to get away from cities, having a delightful time with your partner and create some wonderful memories. When planning a honeymoon in India, do not be worried about the weather, there are plentiful choices for all. Even the warm summer season offers the perfect respite for couples. In fact summers even enhance the charm of a romantic holiday.

To help you with a great time, we have a list of best honeymoon places in India for the summer vacations.

Darjeeling

One of the most beautiful hill towns, Darjeeling is named among the best honeymoon places in India, especially to escape the heat of summer. Snuggled in the lap of North East Himalayas, the charming town has tinges of colonial attractions with the serenity of countryside. It is the idyllic set up for honeymoon couples to have a great time.

Best Honeymoon Experiences:

  • Enjoy the company of your partner while riding the Himalayan Toy Train through the spectacular mountains
  • Watch sunrise from the Tiger Hill, spotting Mt. Kanchenjunga and if luck favors, even Mt. Everest.
  • Pay a visit to Busty Gompa and Tibetan Self Help Refugee Centre.
  • Explore wild treasures at the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park.
  • River rafting at Teesta River.
  • Ropeway Ride
  • Visit to Tea garden and posing for pics

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 4-5 Days

How to reach:

  • Nearest airport: Bagdogra Airport, 71 km
  • Nearest railway station: New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, 74 km
  • Best hotels or resort for honeymoon: Glenburn Tea Estate, Mayfair Hill Resort, Cedar Inn, Hotel Windermere, Hotel Sinclair, Viceroy Hotel, etc.

Munnar

Synonymous with romance, Munnar is named among the top honeymoon destinations in the world and not just India. Warm weather is unknown in the hill town, as clouds settle on the mountain tops, mists descend on the roads, lush tea estates, waterfalls, and scenic landscape, make it the perfect backdrop for love to blossom. Listed among the best summer destinations in India, Munnar is a haven in God’s Own Country. Couples are mesmerized with the pictorial beauty and can have fun indulging in trekking, camping and other adventures.

Best Honeymoon Experiences:

  • Walk through the lush tea estates and learn all about tea making
  • Safari at Eravikulam National Park
  • Stay in a tree house or a lavish resort up in the hills
  • Trekking, mountain biking
  • Elephant safari at the Carmelagiri Elephant Park.
  • Admire the splashing waterfalls.
  • Enjoy traditional gastronomy of Kerala.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3-4 Days

How to reach:

  • Nearest Airport: Cochin Airport, 110 km
  • Nearest Railway Station: Aluva Railway Station, 120km
  • Best hotels or resort for honeymoon: Club Mahindra Lakeview Resort, Tea County, Windermere Estate

Shimla

One of the most charming hill stations in India, Shimla the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’ in Himachal Pradesh is an absolute favorite summer getaway. Since the British Raj, the hill town has fascinated people with its salubrious weather, the misty environs, and the idyllic backdrop for romantic holidays for couples. Relax, explore, or indulge in adventure, create wonderful memories with your partner.

Best Honeymoon Experiences:

  • Romantic ride on the Toy Train from Kalka to Shimla.
  • Walk hand in hand on the Mall Road, taking in the sights
  • Get blessings at the beautiful Christ Church.
  • Trek to top of the hill to Jakhu Hanuman Temple.
  • Marvel at elegant architecture of Viceregal Lodge, etc.
  • Excursion to Kufri, Chail, Mashobra, etc.
  • Pose in traditional attire with your attire.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 4-5 Days

How to reach:

  • Nearest airport: Chandigarh Airport, 125 km.
  • Nearest Railway station: Shimla has its own railway station, board the Kalka-Shimla Mountain Railway.
  • Best hotels or resort for honeymoon: Oberoi Cecil, Hotel Clarke’s, Woodville Palace, Radisson Hotel, Whistling Pines, etc.

Gangtok

Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim is one of the most visited hill stations of not just the North East but also India. Blessed with views of snowcapped peaks of Mt Kanchenjunga, the hill town thrives with visitors in summers, especially the couples in love. The absolutely blissful weather even in the warm months is the reason why honeymoon couples choose Gangtok. Beauty beyond words, Tibetan monasteries, trekking in the mountains, Tibet-inspired gastronomy and many more give you ample reasons to not miss out.

Best Honeymoon Experiences:

  • Bask in the bliss of Mt. Kanchenjunga at sunrise.
  • Try River Rafting in Teesta
  • Ride a yak at Tsomgo Lake
  • Ropeway cable-ride, taking in the scenic beauty
  • Trekking, paragliding, mountaineering, etc.
  • Visit Rumtek Monastery
  • Excursion to Nathu La Pass, Gurudongmar Lake, the Yumthang ‘Valley Of Flowers’

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 4-5 Days

How to reach:

  • Nearest airport: Bagdogra Airport, 126 km.
  • Nearest railway station: New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, 120 km
  • Best hotels or resort for honeymoon: Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino, Orange Village Resort, Hotel Asian Heights, Hotel Delamere, etc.

Ooty

Titled the “Queen of Nilgiris’, few match up to the charm of Ooty. Named among the best places for summer vacation in South India, Ooty is an absolute favorite. Colonial landmarks dot the town as it was the former summer headquarters in Tamil Nadu during the British Raj. The landscape, pleasant weather even in the scorching summer months and the amazing experiences for couples adds up to its value of being one of the romantic places for honeymoon in India.

Best Honeymoon Experiences:

  • Stroll with your partner through coffee, tea plantations, and botanical gardens.
  • Enjoy the bliss as you ride the Nilgiri Mountain Railways.
  • Trekking, camping, boating, bird watching, etc
  • Picnic at the Avalanche Lake, Emerald Lake, Kamaraj Sagar Dam, etc.
  • Enjoy exceptional view of the Nilgiris from Doddabetta Peak.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3-4 Days

How to reach:

  • Nearest airport: Coimbatore Airport, 88 km
  • Nearest railway station: Ooty is connected by Nilgiri Mountain Railway.
  • Best hotels or resort for honeymoon: Hotel Savoy, Hill Country Holiday Resort, Hotel Sinclairs Retreat, Accord Highland, Fernhill Sterling Holiday Resort, The Monarch Hotel, etc.

Nainital

Lakes, snow covered mountains, charming resorts and enthralling experiences, if these suits your requirements for a memorable honeymoon, then Nainital is right for you. The charming hill station of Uttarakhand is a romantic getaway. Enjoy the romantic boat rides on the Naini Lake or other lakes nearby. Trek up to the lookout to enjoy picturesque views of snow covered Himalayas,

Best Honeymoon Experiences:

  • Scenic boat ride in the Naini Lake
  • Get blessings at Naina Devi temple
  • Visit Raj Bhavan, and other attractions.
  • Enjoy a ride on cable car to Snow Point for breathtaking views.
  • Trek to Tiffin Top or Dorothy’s seat.
  • Excursion to Bhimtal, Sattal, Nakuchiatal, etc.
  • Boating, Nature walks, cable car rides, horse riding, trekking, wildlife sightseeing, roller skating, etc.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3-4 Days

How to reach:

  • Nearest airport: Pantnagar Airport, 65 km.
  • Nearest railway station:  Kathgodam Railway station, 34 km
  • Best hotels or resort for honeymoon: The Naini Retreat, Manu Maharani Lodge, Shervani Hill Top Inn, Hotel Pavilion, Chevron’s Fairhavens, Cedar Lodge, Hotel Earls Court, etc.

Srinagar

Settled in the Kashmir Valley, nicknamed ‘Heaven on Earth’, Srinagar is one of the most beautiful places in India. With such blissful beauty, it is hard to not count Srinagar on the list of best honeymoon places in India especially for summer vacations. The backdrop of snow covered mountains, charming Dal Lake, pictorial Mughal Gardens, enthralling experiences for couples, getaway to other blissful locales of Kashmir, give enough reason to plan holidays in Srinagar. Bonding eternally with your partner a Srinagar in essence is love.

Best Honeymoon Experiences:

  • Shikara ride on Dal Lake
  • Stay on charming Kashmiri Houseboat
  • Walk hand in hand with your partner through Mughal Gardens
  • Excursion to Gulmarg, the Meadow of Flowers
  • Visit Sonamarg or Pahalgam
  • Taste of Kashmiri lifestyle

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 4-5 Days

How to reach:

  • Nearest Airport: Srinagar Airport, 12 km.
  • Nearest Railway Station: Udhampur Railway Station, 206 km
  • Best hotels or resort for honeymoon:  Hotel Vivanta Dal View By Taj, The Lalit Grand Palace, Hotel The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Centaur Lake View Hotel, etc.

Mussoorie

Bewitching tourists for a visit all through the year and mostly in summer, Mussoorie is one of the charming hill stations in India. Honeymoon couples have favored the scenic town of Uttarakhand for its pictorial beauty, a range of things to do and for some of the most lavish resorts. The view of snowy mountains, gurgling waterfalls, lush valleys and misty trails create magic that is not forgotten easily but kept as cherished memories.

Best Honeymoon Experiences:

  • Play under the beautiful Kempty Falls
  • Trek to Gun Hill
  • Boating at Mussoorie Lake
  • Stay at a pleasant resort overlooking the mountains
  • Stroll hand in hand with your partner through Mall Road
  • Spend a day in the Tibetan settlement of Happy Valley

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3-4 Days.

How to reach:

  • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun, 54 km
  • Nearest Railway Station: Dehradun Railway station, 33 km
  • Best hotels or resort for honeymoon: JW Marriott Walnut Grove Resort & Spa, Hotel Jaypee Residency, Honeymoon Inn, Fortune The Savoy Hotel, The Golden Palms Hotel & Spa, etc.

Wayanad

Blessed by nature, thrill of adventure and experiences that change you, Wayanad makes its name among best honeymoon places in India. Plan a summer holiday with your partner and indulge in its myriad charms with your loved one. From trekking to the heart-shaped lake to stay at treehouse; wildlife safaris to having a relaxing time in an eco-friendly resort, the picturesque hill town in South India offers wonderful memories of a romantic holiday.

Best Honeymoon Experiences:

  • Trek to Chembra peak
  • Picnic by heart shaped lake
  • Stay at treehouses amid ancient trees
  • If the time is right, get blessed with view of Neelakurunji that blooms once in 12 years
  • Explore the Ancient Edakkal Caves
  • Visit Banasura Sagar Dam, Kuruva Island, Pookode Lake, Lakkidi, Soochippara waterfalls, etc.
  • Wildlife safari at Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3-4 Days

How to reach:

  • Nearest airport: Kozhikode Airport, 122 km
  • Nearest railway station: Kozhikode railway station, 110 km
  • Best hotels or resort for honeymoon: Vythiri Village, The Windflower Resorts & Spa, Banasura Hill Resort, Hill Tree Inn, Karapuzha Village Resort, etc.

Coorg

Nestled in the bliss of Sahyadri, Coorg is one of the most beautiful hill stations of India perfect for summer honeymoon getaway. It is not without cause that Coorg is often compared to ‘India’s Own Scotland’. Gorgeous greenery as far as the eye can see, roaring waterfalls, aroma of coffee, mists and a rare kind of charm makes it a romantic place to visit with partner. Also, if you are into adventure sports, then go trekking, cycling or mountaineering.

Best Honeymoon Experiences:

  • Enjoy picturesque views of Western Ghats
  • Abbey and Iruppu Waterfalls
  • Walk amid coffee plantations
  • Stroll through the misty roads hand in hand with your partner
  • Play with Elephants at Dubare
  • Take blessings of the Tibetan Monastery at Bylakuppe

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 2-3 Days

How to reach:

  • Nearest airport: Mysore Airport, 120 km or Bengaluru Airport, 260 km
  • Nearest railway station: Mysore, 120 km or Bengaluru, 260 km
  • Best hotels or resort for honeymoon: The Orange County Resort, Vivanta By Taj –Madikeri, Club Mahindra Kodagu Valley, The Windflower Resorts & Spa, etc.

Plan a Romantic Sojourn with a Royal Honeymoon in India

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