20 Best Winter Honeymoon Destinations in India
With winter in calendar, new couples would be in the middle of searching a cosy, exotic and enchanting place for their honeymoon. Honeymoon is the time when every second is filled with lust, love and lure.
You need a quixotic environment to suit your perfect feeling for each other. Thus, you need to pick the right place that would put more intimacy into your honeymoon tour. Read here 20 Best Winter Honeymoon Destinations in India for the month of November, December, January and February.
You would have heard a few places as top honeymoon destination in India. But, Jaisalmer would be a new name for you. It is the right place for winter love birds. If you are looking for activities like private camping and bonfire, safari in desert, romantic boating, camel safari, traditional dance shows and candlelit dinner in desert; you ought to fly to Jaisalmer.
Read More: Top Tourist Attractions in Jaisalmer
Suggested Tour: 15 Days – Royal Rajasthan Honeymoon Tour
Recommended Luxury Train tour: A luxury train which starts journey from Delhi or Mumbai and cover Mumbai – Udaipur – Jodhpur – Jaipur – Ranthambore – Agra – Delhi names as “Maharajas’ Express Train“. Know more about Maharajas’ Express train Price in India and departure dates.
Udaipur is the lake city that boosts romance in your blood. Starting from majestic places to sparking water related activities; this place has everything that reminds romance. Lush green is something that you can see everywhere.
In winter, this place becomes a seraphic paradise. Starting from antique and majestic architectures to royal places, this place is the best for those who want to spend a quiet and romantic time with their special one. Since it is near Aravalli Mountain, the place is rich in flora and fauna for enjoying on a winter morning.
Suggested Tour: 8 Days – Golden Triangle with Udaipur Tour
Does this state need an introduction for why it is an enchanting honeymoon destination in winter? Leisure and pumping honeymoon can be possible only in Goa. You can spend a lot of time in the numerous mesmerizing beaches shaded with coconut palms and grounded with white sand. There are a lot of places to party and dine in this state. If you are looking for some flora filled romantic time, there are a lot of estates and spice plantation for a jungle time. Starting from ancient architectures to nature, this is the best place for honeymoon.
Do you want an adrenaline filled honeymoon in India Tour? It is possible only in Goa. There are a lot of islands near Goa that would help you to have a private and intimate romantic time. Dudhsagar Fall is the best romance place that you ought to visit in Goa.
Also Read: Top 5 places to visit in Goa
Suggested Tour: 6 Days – Goa Beach Honeymoon Tours
Munnar is the honeymoon capital of India. It is just like any other hill station. But, it has amorous climate, soothing environment, pleasing breeze and wonderful attractions that make it the capital of honeymooning in India. It has evergreen forests filled with dews and misty mornings that give a good start to your honeymoon. Winter nights would be very cold and is the right time for some private campfire for two.
There are a lot of wildlife activities that you ought to enjoy with your special ones. Echo point, Raja Mountain, Pothamedu View, Rose garden and Mattupetty Dam are some of the places where you can find a lot of honeymooners.
Read More: Top Tourist Attractions in Munnar
Suggested Tour: 5 Nights – Kerala Honeymoon tour
Ooty is the queen of hill station lies in Tamilnadu. In a survey that was conducted worldwide; Ooty was chosen as one of the hand-picked honeymoon destinations. Rose orchids, trimmed tea estates, lush greenery and wonderful climate make this place a paradise for those who want to kindle romance in their relationship.
Ooty is a serene hill station that was created by God just for honeymooners. There are a lot of budget-friendly and luxurious resorts for choosing honeymoon suite. There are a lot of natural places where you can stroll at your own pace and have some alone time with your special one. Ooty is the common honeymoon destination for local and many international honeymooners.
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Suggested Tour: 6 Days – South India Hill Stations Tour
6. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Do you want a rich and Miami or Bahamas styled honeymoon? You can enjoy the same styled beach honeymoons in Andaman and Nicobar. Situated in the Bay of Bengal; these islands are the idealistic honeymoon spot for romance lovers. Do you want to spend a week on sand and in lagoons? This is the right place. You can stay in any water cottage; take water activities that would kindle romance and have some intimate time.
It is an exotic destination where you can dive into reefs, relax in white sandy beaches or have a dinner in a moonlit beach, walk amidst turtles (available only in early winter) and have a luxurious honeymoon. Karmatang Beach is the best spot of honeymooners. There are a lot of beaches and lagoons that are not crowded at all to have some ‘we’ time amidst coconut trees, waters, sand and other natural elements. You can also opt for ocean cruise during winter.
There is every reason for this amazing tea plantations landscape to make a beautiful honeymoon destination for couples. There is rare snowfall as weather is moist and cool. However during winters temperatures get as low as 3 or 2 degree Celsius and this makes you freeze! The moment you arrive you may catch the fancy and useful Darjeeling Toy Train to tour the hill station amidst the Lesser Himalayan Range.
Get a greener view of verdure of Happy Valley Tea Estate and catch a glimpse of world’s third largest mountain – Kanchunjunga or a bird’s eye view from the panoramic Mall Road. This region famous for Darjeeling Tea is home to the UNESCO World Site – the heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Turn your winter honeymoon into a memory to cherish forever – Visit Darjeeling.
Read More: Tips for First Time Darjeeling Travellers
Suggested Tour: 5 Days – Darjeeling Tour Packages
Shimla is a beautiful place and snow topped hilly region in Himachal Pradesh. View the magnificent Himalayas with the snow tipped flora during your winter honeymoon. Sip a cup of hot tea on the cold mornings generally on streets in kullars. There are amazing sites to look out for including ancient temples and spectacular church buildings. Shimla is also a shopping hotspot for couples. You can go snow skating and hiking in this picturesque place with a modern and traditional blend. Green Valley has spectacular sights of nature while the snow filled planes in Kufri are awe inspiring places for honeymooners to visit.
Read More: Top Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh
Suggested Tour: 6 Days – Shimla Manali Tour Packages
This is another beautiful quaint place to visit with your loved one during winter. This picturesque holiday hill station turns quiet during winters. The snow covers the roads and sparkles on tree tops. It gives an appearance of a foreign country. Romantic couples will forget the world around them and enjoy the lakes turn to ice. People keep heaters in hotels and light fireplace to keep them warm.
The colorful Kashmiri folks and the snow topped sloping houses is a scene to picture. One of the best non vegetarian cuisines that romantic couples must try out is definitely the Wazwan, an artistic way of preparation. Get a lovely view of snowy Himalayan range and spend an amazing time in hotels at this best winter honeymoon destination in India.
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Suggested Tour: 10 Days – Kashmir With Taj Mahal Tour
10. Spiti Valley
Undoubtedly this makes the best winter honeymoon destinations. Spiti valley is an amazing hilly spread of land splattered with tiny little villages. Though not so famous this hilly location gets a snow spread over winter months. You can see the gusts of powdery snowflakes flying with the clouds in the skies. Though the local people undergo harsh weather conditions in this mountain desert it makes a splendid winter honeymoon destination. This is especially for those seeking a quaint, tranquil time away from bustling tourist destinations. Roads are covered with snow as people see only 250 days of sunrise.
Nestled in the arms of the barren Himalayas in the Himachal Pradesh the most awe inspiring lake is the Chandratal Lake. It is a great place to go trekking and hiking in this rugged terrain with numerous Buddhist monasteries.
Suggested Tour: 15 Days – Golden Triangle with Himachal Tour
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Manali is hotspot for winter honeymoon destinations. Couples indulge in various activities including paragliding, hiking, skiing, white water rafting, zorbing etc. Of course enjoy the snow covered hill slopes amidst woods. For spiritual couples there are ancient temples like Raghunath, Jagganathi Devith & Hadimba Temples.
Famous spots you should not miss out are Solang Valley, Kullu Valley, Kasol, Naggar and Rohtang Pass. This center location to pass to Manali – Leh Highway is cold and high place 6260 feet above sea level. The magnificent Beas River flows through giving a mesmerizing charm to the land of nature. This makes the best winter destination in India for romantic couples to unwind.
Suggested Tour: 8 Days – Himachal Hill Station Tour
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This is another choice to spend your best winter honeymoon. This beautiful destination, when visited in winter months has chances of snowfall that will make your honeymoon experience much more memorable. The tall pine trees tipped with snowfall is an amazing sight that will stay in your memories forever. The fresh air over evergreen landscape is best visited during non –peak tourist time – winter to give the perfect tranquility for romantic couples.
The old British buildings gives similarity to England in this hilly place named after Dalhousie, the British Governor. Situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh amidst the world renowned Himalayas it makes the best honeymoon destination to visit in winter.
Very close to the Dalhousie Hill Station listed earlier, there is another famous winter honeymoon destination in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This is extremely beautiful as couples can indulge in snow games like skiing, etc. Moreover, they can play with the snow making snow men or hit snow balls at each other. It has a striking similarity to the country of Switzerland mostly due to the snow packed Himalayan range. There is also a lot of shopping to go as there is a local Tibetan Market. Couples can go snow trekking as there is a lot to explore in this snow paradise. It is undoubtedly one of the best winter destinations in India.
Nainital is one of the best picturesque places nearby the quaint charm of Naini Lake. This winter honeymoon paradise is nestled within the misty Kumaon Hills. The favorite activities here are horse- riding trekking, boating and yachting. The pleasant fresh air over the verdure of hilly slopes strangely is full of hot springs. Couples can get the best out of their tour by visiting Tiffin Top with clouds of mist engulfing the sky. Couples may get blessed at Naina Devi temple which looks best illumined at night time.
The Eco- Cave Park and Shri Aurobindo Ashram are the most peaceful places where you can spend quality quiet time together. One of the best activities to participate in the Lake District of India – Nainital situated at Uttarakhand is definitely the Cable car. It takes less than 5 minutes to the Snow View Point. Couples can cozy up together in the Nainital Aerial Ropeway for mesmerizing views in the chilly winter tour.
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The panorama of hill peaks paving the clouds of smog in winter makes it the most romantic spot. The snow tipped mountains amidst the postcard landscape enhances winter destination experience. At an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level get some of perfect views of the mighty Kanchunjunga peak. The tranquil waters at the Tsongmo Lake rejuvenate you. The Ban Jakhri Falls will make you gape in wonder at its magnificent sight while you take a sip of tea in the cold wintery pleasant morning.
Couples may also visit the land of several Buddhist monasteries here. Experience the ropeway ride at Gangtok from Deorali to Tashiling and vice versa. The Tashi viewpoint is a famous spot while Teesta is best for white river rafting adventure sports. This is one of the best honeymooner’s winter getaway destinations.
Suggested Tour: 4 Days – Gangtok Tour Packages
The “Scotland of India” is nestled in the mesmerizing lush green verdure of the Southern Indian Peninsula. Winter is the best time to go trekking on highest mountain top in Kodagu at 1748 meters. Get the perfect view point from the famous Mandalpatti of the entire evergreen flora and landscape. Experience awe inspiring sightseeing spots like Abbey Waterfalls, Burude Falls & fresh water cascading- Iruppu Falls.
This is one of the best winter honeymoon destinations as there are several activities other than the picture perfect view of misty Western Ghats. Couples may stroll along and enjoy colorful flora at Raja’s Seat, like a lover’s flowery nest. Couples may indulge water sport activities like White River Rafting in Barapole River, Coorg.
Read More: Top Places to Visit in Coorg, Karnataka
Suggested Tour: 4 Days – Coorg Tour
Locally known as Sohra or the Land of Oranges – Churra is a dew filled region at a height of 1484 meters that is wet all through the year. Visiting this with your partner / lover during winter season will make your honeymoon time the most cherished one. Experience the awe of the towering waterfalls cascade into the large open gorges of Cherrapunjee. The most famous ones are Dainthlen Falls, Nohsngithiang Waterfalls (Seven Sisters Waterfalls), Kynrem Falls, and Nohkalikai Falls.
Couples can enjoy river canoeing beginning from Nongthymmai until Mynteng. There are various interesting activities like Rock Climbing, Steel Rope Bridge and trekking over to the popular trek route to reach Double Decker Living Root Bridge of Nongriat Village. An interesting reason why Sohra is best honeymoon destination to visit in India is because couples can go camping out in the cold wintery nights.
Formed by the main River Brahmaputra and anabranch Kherkutia Xuti joined by River Subansiri, Spread over an area of 1250 square kilometers makes the world’s largest fresh water island. This pollution free eco- friendly culture capital of Assam is mostly inhabited by Tribal groups. Couples can get around this place mostly by waterways / boats due to rainfall through the year and floods.
Moreover couples will have to do advance booking preferably in writing as tourism infrastructure is in developing stage and you can rarely spot a hotel / guestroom. This picturesque nature environment makes a great option for winter destination especially if your honeymoon trip coincides with the Ras-Leela festival. This is a colorful festival celebrated in full moon months like Karthik in late November.
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Lakshadweep Islands are tiny little islands that look like sprinkled gems over the ocean from an aerial view. In the local slang it means exactly – ‘A Thousand Islands’ located west of Kerala Coast. Most of these islands give a marble white view as they have white sand. This makes an ideal place for winter honeymooning for couples during winters as they can relax on the comparably vacant sea shore in pleasant weather. The sound of gushing waters in the ocean coupled with the roaring sea winds takes the mind away from busy city life to feel and see nature in all directions.
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There are 36 islands and the famous ones are Kalpeni Island, Agatti Island, and Parelli Island & Minicoy Island. Couples can go for sightseeing for Fish Hatchery, Lighthouse and Hermit Crab and participate in adventure sports like Scuba Diving & Canoeing. Couples get the best honeymoon time strolling along the seashore in the cold winter breeze of nature untouched.
Read More: Top Tourist Attractions of Lakshadweep
Suggested Tour: 5 Days – Lakshadweep Honeymoon Tour
If romance to you is quaint mesmerizing views amidst snow flowing mountains far from the chaos of bustling city life, then this is your Top Romantic Winter Honeymoon Destination in India. This awe striking Hill Station begins to reveal the beauty of its natural surroundings right at the merger of River Lidder and Lake Sheshnag. Couples can go for interesting activities like Horse riding, angling, trekking and golfing and enjoy the freshness of air in the majestic meadows of Baisaram. This recreational resort nestled in the astonishing Himalayan scenery with rivers of snow literally flowing down is a memory to stay with you forever.
These are not the enough destinations in India. But, the list can be extended to add Kodaikanal, Pondicherry, Ranthambore, Tawang etc. for hill station styled honeymoon.
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