15 Best Places for Honeymoon in Karnataka

Karnataka is a famous honeymoon destination in India for its unique reasons. You can find mesmerizing spots, historic sites, photogenic views and adventure spots here. This busy metropolitan city has great destinations that can be a better choice for a tropical honeymoon.

Here are the Best 15 Honeymoon Destinations in Karnataka. These are picked for being the choice of many honeymooners recently.

1. Coorg

Coorg is a small hill station located in Karnataka. This hill town has mesmerizing pleasing weather throughout the year. The place is filled with trekking trails, viewpoints, coffee plantations and much more.

Raja's Seat Coorg

You can choose luxury resorts, enjoy exotic adventure activities and spend time as you relax with birdwatching, fishing, strolling through plantations and much more. You can make a cliché hill station honeymoon out of Coorg.

Honeymoon in Coorg

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Suggested Tour : 4 Days - Coorg Tour

2. Bangalore

Bangalore is a city that suits any traveler with a knack for architectural marvels. You can get around the city, enjoying historic buildings. Although a metropolitan city, Bangalore is filled with interesting gardens like Cubbon Park, Lal Bagh and others. You can find horticulture show and other interesting events during tourism season and holidays. Important tourist attractions in Bangalore are Bangalore palace, museums, summer palace, mahals and much more.

Bangalore Palace

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Suggested Tour : 14 Days - South India Tour from Bangalore

3. Mysore

When it comes to Mysore, the city has its strings with the past, every strong. The magnificent palaces, stunning forts and ancient remains have a special effect on photographic travelers. Honeymooners mostly visit Brindavan Gardens, musical fountain, folk lore museum, Mysore palace and other destinations. You can find many interesting resorts to enjoy a pampering vacation. While you are at Mysore, you ought to buy Mysore silk and sandalwood articles.

Musical Fountain, Mysore

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Suggested Tour : 6 Days - South India Hill Stations

4. Halebeedu

This ruined city stands as a remainder of the past and its glory. What has a ruined city to do with honeymoon? This city is famous for exploration and photography. These granite remains and temples form a spectacle background for its honeymoon pictures. You can find interesting sculptures and architecture marvels in this region. Apart from these, you can enjoy relaxed strolling through the ruins to enjoy a special moment. Since the place will not be very crowded, you can enjoy time at your own pace.


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5. Chikmagalur

This is the coffee capital of Karnataka. A very small hill town located amidst coffee plantation and lush greenery at the foothill of Mullayanagari hill, this destination is for those who love unique natural attractions. The main part of this destination is the lack of commercialization. Thus, you can stay away from the hustles of busy life here. There are a lot of interesting tourist destinations here like the rose garden, toy train, Gandhi Park and much more. You can also find many viewpoints and historic sites here.

Chikmagalur, Karnataka

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6. Kabini

Are you someone looking for an adventure time? Kabini is one of the best places to visit in Karnataka. Home to the Kabini national park, this destination holds many natural activities like jungle safari, elephant safari, boating, coracle ride and much more. If you are looking for hardcore adventure activities, visit Nagerhole national park for camping, trekking, hiking and others. Are you planned a relaxed evening with sightseeing, visit the Kabini dam or enjoy shopping. If you are up for an outdoor adrenaline pumping honeymoon, this destination is the right choice.

coracle ride kabini

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7. Gokarna

Yes, it is an important pilgrimage spot in Karnataka. Apart from the row of historic temples and references to mythologies, Gokarna is a mesmerizing beach honeymoon location. The serenity of the place is well preserved and thus, you can enjoy a peaceful honeymoon here. The rocky mountains of Western Ghats on one side and the smooth Arabian sea on the left, this location is famous for its beaches like Om, Kudle, Main, Half moon, Paradise and many others. You can find many water based activities and resorts here.

Gokarna Beach

Suggested Tour : 16 Days - South India Tour

8. Mangalore

If you think spending a romantic evening on the beaches of Someshwar is the only romantic activity to enjoy in Mangalore, you are gravely mistaken. Top honeymoon activities to enjoy in this city are strolling through Pilikula botanical garden (if possible, boating), mild trekking to Kumara Parvatha to enjoy a chilly time and panoramic view, camping closer to Adyar falls, and so on. Mangalore has numerous small hillocks, beaches, parks to enjoy a romantic nature-infused time. If you are looking for some pampering time, book any luxury resorts in the region. Many of them provide exclusive honeymoon packages, too.

9. Kudremukh

Kudremukh is a mountain town, which is famous for cliché hill station honeymoon. Standing at a height of around 1,800 m, the town provides numerous honeymoon activities like exploring fog covered valleys, plantation stroll, meadow picnic, watching sunset hand-in-hand, and so on. If you are bored of cliché honeymoon activities, Kudremukh provides exotic attractions like exploring natural water pools, trekking to hamlet for a remote stay, mountain bus trip, and others.

Kudremukh Karnataka

10. Hampi

Hampi is a historic city for sightseeing and architectural exploration. However, in terms of kindling romance, Hampi stands as one of the main attractions in Karnataka. Walking through the historic ruins during sunset is one of the iconic romantic attractions of the land. Other top activities for young couples are coracle ride on the river, sepia mode photography session, and others. If you are looking for a surreal holiday experience during your honeymoon, Hampi is the right choice.

Hampi Coracle Boat Ride
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Suggested Tour : 3 Days - Hampi and Hospet Tour from Bangalore

11. Kemmanagundi

Kemmanagundi is an aesthetic hill station famous for family and romantic vacation. Do you know that Kemmanagundi was the summer retreat spot for Mysore Wodeyar king? You can find numerous resorts maintained by Horticulture departments. You can spend your honeymoon amidst wild and exotic flowers with vibrant color. Apart from ornamental flower, the hill station is famous for water falls, coffee estates, tea plantations, bamboo groves, fog-drenched valleys, Bhadra tiger reserve, and many others for a cliché honeymoon visit. If you are looking for a solitude honeymoon time, you can find numerous lodges in exotic places in Kemmanagundi.

Z Point Kemmanagundi

12. Badami

Badami is one of the destinations in Karnataka for a cheap yet exquisite honeymoon vacation. This destination is for those who love a lively cultural destination. The city is filled with ancient architecture, magnificent culture, Agastya Lake’s serenity, and others. You can find numerous resorts and heritage houses in Badami to have a royal styled accommodation. Top honeymoon activities to enjoy are exploring the ancient monuments, caving, visit to Lake Agastya early in the morning, and others.

Agastya Lake Badami

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13. Dandeli

The best thing about choosing Dandeli for honeymoon is the route. Your honeymoon would start even before you reach Dandeli. The route from Dharwad to Dandeli is mesmerizing and wonderful. You can find forest resorts along the way to refresh and enjoy the place. River Kali is the main site for activities in Dandeli. You can find camping, rafting, and other activities here. Dandeli is the honeymoon destination for adventure and outdoor lovers. Top honeymoon activities to enjoy in Dandeli are coracle ride in Dandeli sanctuary, watching sunset at Shiroli Peak, picnic near Molangi Falls, and others.

Dandeli River Rafting Karnataka

14. Udupi

Some of the finest beaches of Karnataka like Kaup Beach, Malpe beach, and others are located in Udupi, making it a tropical honeymoon destination that everyone craves. Apart from cliché beach based honeymoon activities, you can find several sightseeing spots to enjoy time with each other. Energetic couples trek to the Kudlu Teertha Falls for bathing, picnic, and other activities. The main reason to why Udupi is in this list is St. Mary’s Island, which is famous for beaches, shacks, romantic environment, and the perfect solitude for flawless time with your loved one.


Are you looking for a combination of places to enjoy a full-fledged honeymoon rather than focusing on one destination? Choose itineraries that focuses many destinations like Mysore-Coorg-Kabini, Bangalore-Coorg-Nagarhole National park, Hampi-Udupi-Gokarna and many others. Choose the right set of destinations based on the time of your honeymoon vacation.

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