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Goa To Ooty - Best Honeymoon Destinations In India 2020

From Romantic Hill Stations In Ooty To Spellbound Beaches In Goa, India Is A One-stop Destination For Experiencing Unparalleled Wonders.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pallavi Singh | Updated on: 19 Feb 2020, 11:30:43 AM
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Are you looking for honeymoon destinations in India? Well, our country is full of several breathtaking places that you can visit with your partner. From romantic hill stations in Ooty to spellbound beaches in Goa, India is a one-stop destination for experiencing unparalleled wonders. We have complied a list of honeymoon destinations that can be explored by the newlyweds.

1. Goa: Goa is one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in India. Couples from all across the globe come here to spend their honeymoon in the rustic city of Goa. The destination offers picturesque views, pristine beaches and fun activities.

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Best Experiences: Nightlife, water sports, shopping, beaches

How to Reach: Dabolim Airport, around 26 km from Panjim, makes Goa one of the most easily accessible honeymoon places in India. Madgaon Railway Station and Vasco da Gama Railway Station are the two major railheads serving this coastal state of India.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5-7 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to January

Famous Markets: Anjuna Flea Market, Mackie’s Night Bazaar

Tourist Attractions: Varca, Candolim, Arambol, Anjuna, Baga, Colva are some of the stunning beaches that you could visit.

2. Nainital, Uttarakhand: Nainital is a perfect destination for newlyweds and honeymooners. With beautiful lake views and grand mountains, this place is also counted amongst the affordable honeymoon destinations in the country. Couples can opt for boat rides in the various lakes present here in a pleasant weather.


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Best Experiences: Nainital Lake, Naini Peak, Snow View

How to Reach: Kathgodam railway station is nearest to Nainital. It is about 23 km away from the hill station. Pantnagar Airport, about 70 km away, is the nearest serving airport.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3-5 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to April

Famous Markets: Mall Road

Tourist Attractions: Naini Peak, Bhimtal Lake, Himalayan View Point, Tiffin Top, Nainital Lake, Lover's Point

3. Andaman: With secluded islands, rusty sunsets and exotic beaches, Andaman is amongst the most trending honeymoon places in India for newlywed couples. This is a great place for honeymooners who love the beach but not the crowds.

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Best Experiences: Scuba diving, water sports, Historic Places, Museums

How to Reach: Port Blair is Andaman’s gateway, connected by air and sea. Passenger ships are also available to Port Blair from Chennai, Calcutta and Visakhapatnam. However, the best way to reach these exotic islands is to take flight from New Delhi, Kolkata or Chennai, as passenger ships take about 50-60 hours.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5 to 15 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to May

Famous Markets: Aberdeen Bazaar, Andaman Handicraft Emporium

Tourist Attractions: Corbyn's Cove beach, North Bay Island and Ross Island; Experience the light and sound show at the cellular jail; Watch the majestic sunset at Radhanagar beach and enjoy snorkelling at the Elephant Beach on Havelock Island.

4. Ooty: It is a popular hill station located in the west of Tamil Nadu. The best thing about this place is that its weather remains enjoyable throughout the year. Cuddle into each other’s arms as you enjoy the mesmerising view at Ooty. 

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Best Experiences: Nilagiri hills, Botanical Garden, Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Ooty Lake

How to Reach: Coimbatore is the nearest domestic airport from Ooty and the nearest railhead is Mettupalayam

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3 to 5 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: All year round

Famous Markets: Tibetan Market, Upper Bazaar Road

Tourist Attractions: The main tourist attractions are Dodabetta Peak, Rose Garden, Pykara Lake, Avalanche Lake, Kalhatti Falls, Nilgiri Mountain Railways, etc. 

5. Sikkim: It is one of the most romantic getaways in India for honeymoon from the states of Northeast. Sikkim is a mix of beautiful sights, stunning weather and serene Buddhist monasteries. From the cozy cafes of Gangtok to ribboning roads of Zuluk valley, Sikkim will leave you mesmerised. 

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Best Experiences: Trekking, River Rafting, Landscapes,Tallest Statue, Buddhist Monasteries, Shopping, Organic farming

How to Reach: The nearest airport is at Bagdogra and the nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 5-6 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: All year round

Famous Markets: MG Market, Big Bazaar, Lal Bazar Market

Tourist Attractions: Stunning Tshanghu Lake, Rimbi Waterfalls and Kechopalri Lake in Pelling, Scale Dello Hills in Kalimpong and walk to the Tiger Hill to get a view of Kanchenjunga Peak.

6. Agra: Every year, thousands of visitors pack their bags and visit this place with their loved ones. You can stay at The Oberoi Hotel and spend a lavish evening with your significant other while basking in the magnificent glory of the Taj.

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Best Experiences: Taj Mahal, Luxury resorts, other ancient forts

How to Reach: Kheria Airport of Agra is one of the best ways to reach this place. The Agra railhead lies on the Delhi- Mumbai and Delhi-Chennai routes.

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 3 to 5 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to February

Famous Markets: Sadar Bazaar, Subhash Bazaar, Raja Ki Mandi, Kinari Bazaar

Tourist Attractions: Taj Mahal

7. Jaisalmer: Also known as the 'Golden City', Jaisalmer is the best place to get the feel of Arabian nights. The vibrant culture and tradition makes it the best place to spend quality time with your significant others. 

Best Experiences: Sand dunes, Desert Safari, Palace on Wheels, Festivals, Local Music and Dance

How to Reach: Jodhpur's domestic airport is the best way to visit this city. One can also travel by train

Ideal Honeymoon Duration: 6 to 7 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to March

Famous Markets: Manak chowk, Pansari Bazaar

Tourist Attractions: Jaisalmer Fort, Desert Safari, Kuldhara Village, Jain Temple

8. Alleppey: It is among the best honeymoon places that offers an alluring romantic experience. Also known as the Venice of the East, Kerala is the best honeymoon destination in India to witness the real beauty of backwaters, exotic wildlife and untouched beaches.

Best Experiences: Houseboats, Backwaters, Lagoons, Beaches, Lakesides, Palm fringed canals

How to Reach:
 Reaching Kerala is a hassle-free process with three international airports - The Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, Kochi International Airport Calicut International Airport. Train is also a good option to reach God's Own Country. Direct trains to Kerala can be boarded from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Kolkata.

Duration: 5 to 6 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: September to March

Famous Markets: St. Thomas’ Fine Arts, Canal Bazaar, Floating Triveni, Mullakkal Street

Tourist Attractions: Munnar, beaches such as Kovalam, Varkala, Kannur, Visit St. Francis Church, Rose Garden, Periyar lake and Mattupetty lake.

9. Pondicherry: The French capital of India, Pondicherry is a charming coastal town on the eastern coast of India. From colonial townhouses to pastel villas, Pondicherry has a vibrant, international vibe. Watch the sun-rise on the beach, and see it set as you sit by the promenade.

Best Experiences: Age old French Colony, Rocky Beaches, Sri Aurobindo Ashram

How to Reach: Nearest airport is in Chennai and nearest railhead is in Villupuram around 35 km away

Duration: 7-10 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: October to March

Famous Markets: Goubert Market, Sunday Market

Tourist Attractions: Pichavaram Mangrove Forest, Aurobindo Ashram, coastline of Pondicherry, visit Auroville

10. Darjeeling: Darjeeling has been a favourite amongst tourists for decades. Colonial era architecture, Buddhist monasteries and unbelievable views of mighty Khangchendzonga are just a few of the attractions that Darjeeling offers.

Best Experiences: Tea Gardens, Shopping, Trekking, Hiking, Toy Train, views of Khangchendzonga

How to Reach: Bagdogra Airport is located 96 km away from Darjeeling. The nearest railway station is in New Jalpaiguri, 62 km away.

Duration: 5 to 7 days

Best Time to Visit For Honeymoon: September to April

Famous Markets: Mall Market, Mahakal Market

Tourist Attractions: Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, views of Khangchendzonga

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First Published : 17 Feb 2020, 01:22:42 PM

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