10 Best Romantic Places to Visit in Kashmir for Honeymoon

Starting with the lines said by a British Indian Novelist Salman Rushidie, “I've never seen anywhere in the world as beautiful as Kashmir. It has something to do with the fact that the valley is very small and the mountains are very big, so you have this miniature countryside surrounded by the Himalayas, and it's just spectacular. And it's true, the people are very beautiful too.”

With flowers welcoming in spring and with snow flaunting its beauty in winter, a honeymoon in Kashmir is a treat to watch. Be it trekking through the adventurous mountain lakes, skiing in Gulmarg, exciting fishing experience in Sonmarg, or a blissful stay in the houseboats of Jhelum river – there is a no end to romantic places in Kashmir Valley.

For couples to visit Kashmir for the honeymoon, make sure that you make enough time for cuddling and sightseeing. Won’t you?

Often compared to paradise for an experience of a lifetime, Let’s have a look at some of the beautiful places in Kashmir to visit. Just pick out the ones that suit the trip.

1. Mesmerizing Beauty of Srinagar

Srinagar stands amongst the most romantic places in Kashmir to visit for a honeymoon and experience love like never before. Just sitting on the banks of Jhelum, an array of options open up to define the true essence of romance. The Whimsical Shikaras have its charm where one can take a ride. The water skiing on Nagin or Dal Lake will make couples go gaga.

Visiting Srinagar and not watching migratory birds in Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary, then the trip is incomplete. Taking a calm and cosy walk through the lovely Mughal gardens will add an extra plus to your romance. One can also visit some old city monuments like the Shankaracharya temple, Jama Masjid, and Hazratbal Shrine. It’s sure that with Srinagar your honeymoon is Kashmir will be truly mesmerizing. 

  • Nearby Well-known Places - Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, Bonafide multi-brand, and Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden.


2. Enticing Forest of Kishtwar

Outlined by lofty mountains, Kishtwar, is the best honeymoon place in Kashmir for couples who love taking long walks. Surely, pine forests and dense deodar is a perfect place to explore love and exquisiteness. Famous for ruby mines and sapphire, visit Paddar to make the most of Kashmir beauty.

Do not forget to drool over the Tatta Pani, a famous hot spring and be a couple that enjoys the serenity and takes home countless memories. Kishtwar is indeed a place to rejoice nature at its best.

  • Nearby Well-known Places - Sarthal, Dachhan, and Nagseen.

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3. Adventurous Hub of Bhaderwah

Kashmir honeymoon places are incomplete without Bhaderwah. It is a perfect place for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. Well, both can surely complement a well-planned honeymoon in Kashmir.

Also know as mini Kashmir, this town is gifted with an unmatched natural beauty – words are not enough to express the romance this place has in the air. Couples would surely love this town along the forest.

Adding to its picture-perfect scenery is the streams flowing through its topography.  

  • Nearby Well-known Places - Seoj Meadow, Padri, Jai Valley, and Chinta Valley.


4. Scenic Views of Pahalgam

Pahalgam would surely be included in the Kashmir honeymoon package – if not do it. The place will make couples fall for its lush greenery of Betaab and Aru Valley. An exciting trek to Kolahoi Glacier will unlock new avenues of love. Couples will love to take a horse ride in the scenic meadows of Baisaran.

The white water rafting down the Liddle river will have a blast of romance and thrill at the same time. Especially, in winter, Pahalgam is one of the most romantic places in Kashmir to visit and relish.

Moreover, the ride from Srinagar to Pahalgam will prove unforgettable – a ride full of scenic and visual surprises to fall for.

  • Nearby Well-known Places– Lolab valley and Chandanwari.

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5. Reside along the Nature of Baramulla

Baramulla is a lovely district blessed with decent natural endowments where newly married couples will love to spend quality time. Plan a honeymoon in Kashmir in December, and this place will be heaven on earth.

The bird watching at the Manasbal Lake will leave a couple awestruck. The two can also a small drive to Uri and plot a small picnic amidst nature.

Baramulla also has some breath-taking views including Wular Lake, considered as the largest freshwater lake in Asia that makes you fall in love once again.   

  • Nearby Well-known Places – Outer Circle Walk, Alpather Lake, Baba Reshi Shrine, and Gulmarg Gondola.


6. Panoramic Sights of Sonmarg

As in Winters, Kashmir is blissful in Summers too and the same applies to Sonmarg. The beauty of the lakes is mind-blowing. Freshwater lakes or trout fishing – there is one thing in common that Sonmarg offer and that is a longlasting experience.

Besides, trout fishing is one of the things that the couples would try and cherish. Another place which is a few km away from Sonmarg is Krishnasar Lake, which dives into compassion and let the honeymoon in Kashmir express love beyond imagination. 

One of the must-see places of Kashmir would surely have the name - Vishnasar Lake showcasing an unwinding view from the top. A color abundant meadow, the place is full of beautiful green water and frozen lakes alongside an adventurous route to glee.

A long trek with partners will make relationships stronger and take it beyond the boundaries of romance. Besides, Sonmarg is even considered as one of the most romantic places in Kashmir.

  • Nearby Well-known Places – Baltal Valley, Gadsar Lake, Satsar Lake, and Gangabal Lake.

Suggested Tour: 6 Days - Kashmir Honeymoon Tour

7. A Mythological Visit to Udhampur

Fringed with eucalyptus trees and set within lush greenery, Udhampur is the perfect example of scenic beauty encouraging delightful history buffs. Dating back to the time of epic – Mahabharata, the city has many relics to offer and make honeymoons out-of-the-world.

Other romantic attractions for Kashmir honeymoon places in Udhampur are Moungri Cave shrine, Sudh Mahadev temple, and Ramnagar fort.

  • Nearby Well-known Places – Agar Jitoo, Kalika Temple, Babore Temples, Krimchi Temples, Bhimgarh Fort, and ISKCON Udhampur.


8. Gorgeous Tulip Gardens of Yousmarg

For couples visiting Kashmir for a honeymoon, never miss a trip to the beautiful Yousmarg. Filled with many pine and apple trees, it is a meadow two hours southwest of Srinagar. Making it thebest honeymoon place in Kashmir is the Dudh Ganga River and alpine meadow of Tosa Maidan.

What more to say about the Tulip Gardens of Yousmarg – Kashmir sightseeing is incomplete without it.

The months of May and April are best to visit these pretty gardens and add a beautiful day excursion to the honeymoon romance.

Couples can easily opt for the Yousmarg trip as it lies amongst the cheapest honeymoon packages in Kashmir. Also, best hotels with budget and honeymoon friendly environment are what this place offers. 

  • Nearby Well-known Places – Pari Mahal.

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9. Exciting Shivalik Range of Patnitop

Fringed by cedar and tall dense pine trees, Patnitop has an overwhelming view to offer with the Shivalik Range. It is one of the most romantic places in Kashmir and spends quality time with your partners. Taking this romance to level next is the adventure of paragliding.

Apart from paragliding, Patnitop has a range of opportunities comprising of camping, rock climbing, and rappelling. Couples with little meek at heart – not to worry – just visit the audacious mountain springs well-known for their medicinal assets. or take a walk along the trails. Patnitop is indeed one of the finest places for honeymoon in Kashmir.

  • Nearby Well-known Places –Skyview Patnitop, School Paneshwar Sudh Mahadev Temple, Naag Mandir Patnitop, and Patnitop Park.


10. Lastly, Seek Blessings at Vaishno Devi

Vaishno Devi is a place where many couples visit and begin their honeymoon. The belief is to seek blessings from Goddess Vaishno for the marital bliss and start a journey unexplored. Starting the honeymoon is Kashmir with Vaishno Devi Temple is a hike or hop on the back of a pony to the top.

Surrounded by deodar and dense pine trees, the whole trail is a treat to watch and stare. The scenic beauty of majestic mountains will make the ride more exciting. Making it one of the most famous places of Kashmir, Vaishno Devi is visited by thousands of pilgrims and newly married couples.  

Nearby Well-known Places – Bhairo Baba Temple.

So, get ready to explore Kashmir and bring home memories that will help you relive moments and express love newly! As a heavenly destination for all honeymoon couples, book your travel package today.

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Kashmir is a beautiful place and you must visit it on your honeymoon. You can visit it with your better half to celebrate an important milestone of life as well. You can get lost in the nature and enjoy some quality time with each other.

Apart from that, the ambiance is such that you will automatically get in the mood and think of romancing your partner. Kashmir is a great place for pre-wedding or post-wedding shoot as well. So, plan your trip to this wonderland accordingly.