Top 7 Hill Stations for Honeymoon in India
Honeymoon is one of the best times of your life, thus make it special by spending it in the best way amidst the spellbinding natural beauty of India. Spend your honeymoon at any of the below hill stations to make it perfect.
1. The Soothing Shimla
Shimla is one of the best places for honeymoon in winters. Spend some cozy moments with your special ones sitting by the fireplace of the quaint cottages, as the snow drizzles touch the window panes. If you love cold, then the snow carpet of Shimla is your idle destination; ice skating and playing with snow balls are fun activities here. Besides these you have the breathtaking beauty of the snowcapped Shivalik hills and the joyous streams of Shimla to gift you a blissful vacation.
The Ridge, Jakhoo Hill, Kufri, Fagu, Chail, Glen, Prospect Hill, Kamna Devi Temple and Himalayan Bird Park.
Skiing at Kufri and Fagu. Natural walks through the woods of Deodar and Rhododendron. Shop soft pashmina shawls and warm clothes at The Ridge and The Mall.
Jubbar-Hatti is the nearest airport, just at 23 km. Shimla is connected to Kalka through narrow gauge railway line. There are luxury coaches and private taxis which ply from Delhi (370 km.), Manali (280 km.) and Chandigarh (117 km.) to Shimla.
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2. The Enchanting Kasauli
Go on a rendezvous with your beloved at Kasauli. Nestled at the mystic mountains of Himachal Pradesh, this comparatively less popular hill station helps you know each other in solitude.
Cherish the sublime beauty of nature and divinity at the Lover’s Lane, Anglican Church, Lower and Upper Mall, Monkey Point, Gilbert Trail and the Sunrise-Sunset Point.
Witness sunrise and sunset as the sky plays with color. Stroll through the quiet streets of Lover’s Lane and Gilbert Trail, under the shadows of Deodar and Rhododendron trees. Bask in the exotic beauty of red roses or get naughty at the snowy slopes of Kasauli with your sweetheart.
Chandigarh airport is closest to Kasauli; just at 70 km. From the airport, you can hire taxis. Kalka is just at 33 kms and the nearest railway station and has direct trains from Delhi, Kolkata, Amritsar and Mumbai.
3. The Magical Darjeeling
Popularly known as the Queen of Hills, Darjeeling mesmerizes tourists with its exquisite view of the Great Himalayas. The Buddhist monasteries, the rich flora and fauna are the other attractions of the place. If you want to open your eyes together witnessing the rising sun from back of the Himalayas, visit Darjeeling; if you want to fall in love once again with your partner, the amiable atmosphere of Darjeeling creates the perfect environment for the same.
A visit to Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and Peace Pagoda makes your trip a complete package of fun and entertainment.
Watch sunrise at the peaks of Kanchenjunga from Tiger Hill. Trekking through the mysterious mountains or feel thrilled at the sanctuaries. Travel on toy trains from Kurseong to Darjeeling to enjoy the beauty of the hills.
Bagdogra airport (68.8 km) is closest to Darjeeling. New Jalpaiguri railway station (67.7 km) is the nearest railway station which connects the hill station to the major cities of the country.
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4. The Sublime Shillong
Want to touch the clouds with your special ones? Shillong is your destination. Aptly known as the abode of clouds,’ Shillong is located at Meghalaya. The crystalline waters of the lake, the chilled rain drops and the misty surroundings make it a perfect honeymoon destination.
Checkout the Lady Hydari Park, Shillong Park, Cathedral Catholic Church, Spread Eagles Falls, Elephant Falls, Sweet Falls, Lakes of Umiam and Ward.
Enjoy a pleasant boat ride over Lake Umiam or walk hand in hand through the sprawling gardens of Lady Hydari Park. The sweet sound of the waterfalls adds a different charm to your honeymoon.
Guwahati is both the nearest airport and railway station to Meghalaya. It takes just 2-3 hours to reach Shillong from Guwahati on road.
5. The Oasis of Mount Abu
Surprisingly the desert land of Rajasthan also has a hill station of Mount Abu. Situated at an altitude of 1220 meters of Aravalli, this hill station promises complete privacy. The tranquil lakes and the natural ecstasy beckons the love birds from round the country to Mount Abu.
The Jain temples of Dilwara, Gaumukh Temple, Achalgarh Fort, Guru Sikhar, Honeymoon Point and the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary are must visits and top attractions in Mount Abu.
Honeymoon Point is the best place to view sunset while Nakki Lake is great for sailing through the amazing landscape. You can also witness the wildlife of the deserts at the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary. Get a panoramic view of the unique place from Guru Sikhar, a height of 1722 meters. Get more details about Things to do in Mount Abu
The Maharana Pratap Udaipur airport is just at 207 kms from Mount Abu and there are private taxis available at the airport which take you directly to the hill resort. Abu Road is the nearest railway station, just at 29 km from the hill station; from here you can hire jeep or taxi to reach the hill station. You can directly reach Mount Abu from Jodhpur (235 km), Udaipur ( 156 km), Ahmedabad ( 222 km) and Jaipur ( 509 km).
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6. The Green Munnar
Tea gardens of Munnar, Kerala, is a treat to the eyes and heart. The honeymoon couples can find their own abode at the silent valleys of Munnar while the tea plantations of the place are green paradise.
The Anamudi Peak, Devikulam, Attukul, Mattupetty, Munnar Tea Museum, Eravikulam National Park, Lock Heart Gap and Pothamedu are tourist hotspots. Not only these, there are various places to see in Munnar.
Feel the heavenly aroma of spices at the Spice Garden of Munnar or walk through the tea gardens over the dew drenched grassland. Get close to one another trekking to the Anamudi Peak, located at an altitude of 2700 meters.
Cochin International airport (110 kms) is the nearest airport, while Aluva (110 kms) is the closest railway station. You can hire cabs from these places. Also, there are regular buses playing between Munnar, Tamil Nadu and other cities of Kerala. Get more info about how to reach Munnar by road, air and rail.
Suggested Tour : 3 Days Munnar Tour
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7. The Oomph of Ooty
This is one of the most well-known hill stations of incredible India. With the backdrop of the miraculous Nilgiri Hills, Ooty is bound to increase the love. The refreshing scenic beauty, the inviting atmosphere and the remarkable gardens of the place beckons the love birds.
Visit the Botanical Gardens, Rose Garden, Kalhatty Waterfalls, Ooty Lake, Avalanche Lake, Emerald Lake, Government Museum, Stone House, National Park and the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary. Read more about Favorite Tourist Places in Tamilnadu
Couples will enjoy boat ride over the Ooty Lake or a toy train ride through the spellbinding beauty of the hill station. Deer, buffaloes, rabbits and the rare birds have find a safe shelter at the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary.
Coimbatore Airport is just at 94 km from Ooty while the nearest railway station is at 1.3 km distance. The railhead of Mettupalyam (40 km) connects Coimbatore, Chennai, Bangalore and Mysore to Ooty. Buses regularly ply between Chennai (573.5 km), Bangalore (283.6 km) and Mysore (126.2 km) to Ooty.
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Begin a new phase of life with your beloved at any of the above honeymoon spots.