Holidify's Most Romantic Hill Stations for Honeymoon

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Best Hill Station for Honeymoon in India

A honeymoon is a time when a newly married couple can have some alone time in their own little paradise and make memories of a lifetime. Following the hectic wedding days, a honeymoon comes as a much-needed break. A hill station provides not just an aesthetically pleasing landscape but also brings peace and calm that everyone wishes for. The pine trees, waterfalls and the peaceful silence will make you fall in love with each other all over again.

Here is the list of 32 Holidify's Most Romantic Hill Stations for Honeymoon

1. Shillong, Meghalaya - Scotland of the East

Shillong, Meghalaya - Scotland of the East 4.0 /5 View 21+ photos

Known For : Umiam Lake Elephant Falls Police Bazar

78,080 active cases 39,424 in last 7 days

A hill station in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, Shillong is one of the less exploited hills stations. You can head over to the Don Bosco museum to get an insight into the cultural heritage of North-East India or simply enjoy each other's company at the popular Elephant falls and Lady Hydari Park. It is a place full of life, good music, and great hospitality. This is one of the best hill stations in India for a honeymoon.

Best Time: September to May

31 Shillong Attractions

2. Coonoor, Tamil Nadu

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Known For : Sim's Park Dolphin's Nose Ketti Valley

38,400 active cases 34,464 in last 7 days

Amidst the lush green Nilgiri hills, Coonoor is a great place to head to with your loved one. It is located in the state of Tamil Nadu at the height of 1800 metres and is one of the few hill stations in the Nilgiris. Here, you can enjoy walks among the famous tea gardens, go on a hike, or simply sit and sip on some locally grown tea, soaking in the beauty. The greenery of the Nilgiris, where one often hears nothing but the twitter of the birds make this place picturesque and perfect for a romantic honeymoon.

Best Time: October to March

17 Coonoor Attractions

3. Coorg, Karnataka - The Scotland of India

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Known For : Abbey Falls Talakaveri Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

26,432 active cases 18,784 in last 7 days

Located amidst imposing mountains in Karnataka with a perpetually misty landscape, Coorg is the place to be for all nature lovers.  This popular coffee producing hill station is not only popular for its beautiful green hills and the streams cutting right through them. It also stands as one of the best hill stations in India for a honeymoon because of its unique culture and people. The Kodavas, a local clan specialising in martial arts, are especially notable for their keen hospitality.

Best Time: October to March

36 Coorg Attractions

4. Leh Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir

Leh Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir 4.7 /5 View 92+ photos

Known For : Pangong Lake Magnetic Hill Zanskar Valley

A land like no other with superabundance of attractions to visit and phantasmagoric and fabulous landscapes, amazing people and culture, Ladakh is truly a heaven on Earth. If you are looking for a mountain trip with your loved one, this is one of the best hill stations in India for a honeymoon.

Best Time: Jun to Sep

59 Ladakh Attractions

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5. Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir - The Skiing School and Honeymoon

Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir - The Skiing School and Honeymoon 4.1 /5 View 20+ photos

Known For : Gulmarg Gondola Skiing in Gulmarg Alpather Lake

63,808 active cases 26,016 in last 7 days

Situated at an altitude of 2730 m above sea level, Gulmarg is surrounded by snow covered mountains, lush green meadows, deep ravines, evergreen forested hills and valleys making it a perfect hill station getaway for your honeymoon.

Best Time: October to June

20 Gulmarg Attractions

6. Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir - The Paradise on Earth

Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir - The Paradise on Earth 4.5 /5 View 38+ photos

Known For : Dal Lake Shalimar Bagh Wular Lake

123,296 active cases 90,784 in last 7 days

Famously known as 'Heaven on Earth', Srinagar is every bit the epitome of paradise on earth. The stunning picturesque setting of Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir makes one of the best hill stations in India for a honeymoon. Srinagar lies on the banks of the Jhelum river, and has a cool, pleasant climate all year round, contributing to the perpetual influx of tourists visiting this city which offers a plethora of gorgeous scenic vistas.

Best Time: April to October

42 Srinagar Attractions

7. Gangtok, Sikkim - The Gateway to Sikkim

Gangtok, Sikkim - The Gateway to Sikkim 4.4 /5 View 28+ photos

Known For : Nathula Pass MG Road, Gangtok Rumtek Monastery

Extremely alluring, pleasantly boisterous and wreathed in clouds - Gangtok, the capital city of the Sikkim can also give you a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, at a distant skyline. The pristine hill station nestled in mountains and clouds is also a base for a whole lot of trekkers to the Himalayan mountain ranges. The mesmerising prismatic beauty and the beautiful winding hill roads are even more breathtaking if seen from a bird's eye view in a cable car.

Best Time: Throughout the year

33 Gangtok Attractions

8. Chamba, Himachal Pradesh - The land of Hill Kingdoms, Temples and Monasteries

Chamba, Himachal Pradesh - The land of Hill Kingdoms, Temples and Monasteries 3.0 /5 View 8+ photos

Known For : Chamera Lake Manimahesh Lake Lakshmi Narayan Temple

187 active cases 96 in last 7 days

Chamba is that one getaway you've always dreamed off. Minimal human alteration in the topography and environment and the balanced temperatures of the area make it the perfect destination all year round. The river Ravi cuts across town and adds to the scenery. Chambal is present at the confluence if Ravi river with Chal river.

Best Time: October to June

18 Chamba Attractions

9. Mokokchung, Nagaland - An urban habitat to Ao Naga

Mokokchung, Nagaland - An urban habitat to Ao Naga 3.0 /5 View 10+ photos

Known For : Longkhum Ungma Village Langpangkong Caves

896 active cases 608 in last 7 days

The most significant urban centre in all of Nagaland after Dimapur and Kohima and the home of Ao Naga.

Best Time: October to June

7 Mokokchung Attractions

10. Auli, Uttarakhand - The skiing destination of India

Auli, Uttarakhand - The skiing destination of India 4.0 /5 View 12+ photos

Known For : Skiing in Auli Auli Ropeway Trishul Peak

11,296 active cases 8,160 in last 7 days

Dotted with the apple orchards, old oaks and pine trees there is no dearth of natural beauty in Auli. Apart from skiing you can also go for numerous treks in the hills of Garhwal Himalayas and enjoy the spellbinding views of the snow-draped mountains. Auli is a popular hill resort in the Himalayan range dating back to 8th Century AD. Auli is the best hill station in India for honeymoon if you are looking for a mixture of adventure and picturesque views.

Best Time: Throughout the year

12 Auli Attractions

11. Panchgani, Maharashtra - The Table Land

Panchgani, Maharashtra - The Table Land 3.6 /5 View 16+ photos

Known For : Kaas Plateau Table Land Mahabaleshwar

35,396 active cases 24,696 in last 7 days

Deriving its name from the five hills surrounding it, Panchgani is one of the best hill stations in India for honeymoon. This little town is near Mahabaleshwar, and is famous for its various sunset/sunrise points and scenic valley view.

Best Time: September to May

13 Panchgani Attractions

12. Chikmagalur, Karnataka - The romantic coffee hill station of Karnataka

Chikmagalur, Karnataka - The romantic coffee hill station of Karnataka 3.8 /5 View 15+ photos

Known For : Kudremukh National Park Mullayanagiri Baba Budangiri

117,632 active cases 71,296 in last 7 days

If you love the aroma of freshly brewed coffee in the mornings, you are going to love Chikmagalur, which has a perpetual fragrance of coffee lingering in the air. Very famously known as the- Coffee Land of Karnataka. Chikmagalur is situated in the foothills of the Mullayangiri Range in Karnataka and stands at an altitude of 3400 feet. Famous for its tall mountains, lush green forests and its tranquil environment (apart from its coffee production), the place is a very popular hill station in India for honeymoon as well. 

Best Time: Throughout the year

18 Chikmagalur Attractions

13. Matheran, Maharashtra - Cutest little hill-station of India

Matheran, Maharashtra - Cutest little hill-station of India 4.3 /5 View 26+ photos

Known For : Louisa point Charlotte lake Monkey Point Matheran

644,128 active cases 431,456 in last 7 days

Nestled amidst the Sahyadri range on the Western Ghats, Matheran is a cosy little hill station in India for honeymoon. Standing at an elevation of 2600 feet above sea level, Matheran is just 100 kilometres from Mumbai, making it the perfect weekend getaway. With its name literally translating to 'overhead forest', Matheran is the smallest hill station in all of India, but it is extremely popular in terms of tourists looking for a short trip amid spectacular vistas and serenity.

Best Time: Throughout the year

30 Matheran Attractions

14. Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand

Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand 3.2 /5 View 12+ photos

Known For : Surkhanda Devi Temple Eco Park, Dhanaulti Apple Orchard Resort

25,984 active cases 14,400 in last 7 days

With minimal human intrusion, without overloading or overwhelming your senses or expectations, Dhanaulti slowly seeps into your conscience like a long lost pleasant dream, bringing with it comfort and quiet, and giving you the much needed break from your humdrum routine life.

Best Time: September to June

10 Dhanaulti Attractions

15. Ranikhet, Uttarakhand - The Queen's Farm

Ranikhet, Uttarakhand - The Queen's Farm 3.7 /5 View 19+ photos

Known For : Chaubatia Orchards Jhula Devi Temple Majhkhali

9,952 active cases 8,640 in last 7 days

Ranikhet meaning Queen's farm is a hill station developed by the Britishers. Another top hill station in India for honeymoon, the place is set up around ancient temples and the undulating Himalayan hills and forests.

Best Time: Throughout the year

22 Ranikhet Attractions

16. Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir - Popular Himalayan honeymoon hill stations in India

Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir - Popular Himalayan honeymoon hill stations in India 3.1 /5 View 11+ photos

Known For : Aru Valley Betaab Valley Lidder River

692 active cases 339 in last 7 days

With untouched and gorgeous natural beauty, Pahalgam is a feast to the eyes and senses. Submerged in lush greenery and alluring Himalayan ranges, it calls for some moments of requiescence at nature's own home.

Best Time: Throughout the year

18 Pahalgam Attractions

17. Yercaud, Tamil Nadu - The Land of Seven Forests.

Yercaud, Tamil Nadu - The Land of Seven Forests. 3.6 /5 View 28+ photos

Known For : Killiyur Falls Lady's Seat Bear's Cave

140,224 active cases 131,776 in last 7 days

Nestled in the Eastern Ghats, Yercaud is a hill station called poor man's Ooty with abundant forests, vast coffee plantations and some unique species of flora and fauna resulting in gorgeous views. Yercaud is a popular hill station in India for honeymoon due to its more economical options along with stunning coffee plantation views.

Best Time: October to June

20 Yercaud Attractions

18. Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh

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Known For : Dharamshala Cricket Stadium Library of Tibetan Works and Archives St. John in the Wilderness Church

2,504 active cases 1,412 in last 7 days

Home to the Tibetan spiritual and political leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dharamsala is unlike any other place. It is home to many Tibetan refugees and offers a truly memorable experience. You can head over to Upper Dharamsala or Mcleodganj and indulge in some local cuisine, or take part in the Triund Trek and see the beauty of the Himalayas. The cool climate and the scenic beauty of this hill station in India for honeymoon enhances the romantic atmosphere. 

Best Time: October to June

22 Dharamsala Attractions

19. Chail, Himachal Pradesh - Quiant honeymoon hill station in India

Chail, Himachal Pradesh - Quiant honeymoon hill station in India 3.1 /5 View 10+ photos

Known For : Chail wildlife sanctuary Palace Hotel Cricket Ground

60,992 active cases 39,232 in last 7 days

Densely populated by deodar and pine trees, Chail is wonderful. It was the former summer retreat for the Maharaja of Patiala. Chail is the best hill station in India for honeymoon if you enjoy quiet secluded spots and provides an escape from reality. It overlooks Shimla and Kasauli and also has some breathtaking views. It is just 63 km or a 2-hour drive away from Shimla.

Best Time: Throughout the year

11 Chail Attractions

20. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand - The queen of hill-stations

Mussoorie, Uttarakhand - The queen of hill-stations 3.8 /5 View 31+ photos

Known For : Lal Tibba Kempty Falls Gun Hill

229,472 active cases 167,360 in last 7 days

Located at the height of 2005 metres and a rich colonial past, Mussoorie is one of the classic and best hill stations in India for honeymoon. It is 35 km from the Doon city and offers a panoramic view of the same. If you are looking for a little solitude, head over to the cantonment town of Landour and indulge in some pancakes at the spot known as "Chaar Dukaan".

Best Time: September to June

30 Mussoorie Attractions

21. Ponmudi, Kerala - Stunning hill station with tea gardens

Ponmudi, Kerala - Stunning hill station with tea gardens 4.0 /5 View 13+ photos

Known For : Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary Golden Valley Mini Zoo, Ponmudi

Located at 915 feet above sea level, Ponmudi is a lovely hill station. It is well connected to Thiruvananthapuram and is surrounded by tea gardens, springs, mountain flowers and waterfalls. It has various cottages which offer a view of the Western Ghats mountain range. This hill station in India for honeymoon also has valleys where mist descends, making this place truly romantic.

Best Time: November to May

5 Ponmudi Attractions

22. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra - The land of Strawberries

Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra - The land of Strawberries 4.0 /5 View 20+ photos

Known For : Elephant's Head point Chinaman's falls Dhobi waterfall

574,048 active cases 422,720 in last 7 days

Situated in the Western Ghats range, Mahabaleshwar is another popular hill station. Couples can head over to one of the many points that promise to offer breathtaking views or binge eat some locally grown strawberries. This hill station in India for honeymoon is surrounded by a green cover and has pleasant weather, making it a great honeymoon destination.

Best Time: October to June

32 Mahabaleshwar Attractions

23. Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh - Little Switzerland of India

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh - Little Switzerland of India 4.0 /5 View 11+ photos

Known For : Panchpula Khajjiar St. John's Church Dalhousie

9,056 active cases 4,800 in last 7 days

Dalhousie is a great honeymoon retreat. It is secluded, pollution-free, surrounded by pines and colonial architecture, and offers a beautiful view of the Himalayas. You can also partake in many activities together like zorbing, go on treks or have a little adventure of your own by heading over to the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary while at this hill station in India for honeymoon. 

Best Time: Throughout the year

20 Dalhousie Attractions

24. Darjeeling, West Bengal - Queen of The Himalayas

Darjeeling, West Bengal - Queen of The Himalayas 4.3 /5 View 50+ photos

Known For : Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Tiger Hill Batasia Loop

50,624 active cases 48,032 in last 7 days

Darjeeling offers a spectacular view of the snow-clad Kanchenjunga. This 'Queen of Hills' is a lovely place for honeymooners. Here, you can taste the wide variety of locally grown tea, shop for local handicrafts, or take a ride on the UNESCO World Heritage Railway line that has been there since 1881. One of the most scenic and best hill stations in India for honeymoon, Darjeeling is a haven for nature lovers. It is culturally diverse and is a much-preferred honeymoon spot.

Best Time: February to March, September to December

23 Darjeeling Attractions

25. Manali, Himachal Pradesh - Lover's Paradise - India's Honeymoon hill station

Manali, Himachal Pradesh - Lover's Paradise - India's Honeymoon hill station 4.5 /5 View 11+ photos

Known For : Solang Valley Rohtang Pass Adventure Activities in Manali

7,296 active cases 2,016 in last 7 days

Manali is one of the most popular hill stations in India for honeymoon. It offers a great view of many surrounding peaks. It has been the location of many Bollywood movies and is truly a lover's retreat. It offers various opportunities for adventure sports like paragliding, skiing in the Solang Valley, or simply sitting in the cable car, basking in the beauty. It is also popular for the Manali Winter festival which takes place in February.

Best Time: October to June

43 Manali Attractions

26. Munnar, Kerala - Tea Gardens, Lakes and pretty honeymoon hill-station of India

Munnar, Kerala - Tea Gardens, Lakes and pretty honeymoon hill-station of India 4.5 /5 View 38+ photos

Known For : Echo Point, Munnar Photo Point Atukkad Waterfalls

35,168 active cases 25,344 in last 7 days

Located in God's own country, Munnar is a sight to sore eyes. The vast stretches of tea gardens, tranquil hills, and a cool climate make this place a perfect honeymoon destination. Munnar is situated at the height of 6000 feet and was once a summer resort for British India. This hill station has exotic species of flora and fauna, being close to the Eravikulam National Park, with its beautiful waterfalls, streams and valley. You and your loved one can indulge in nature walks witnessing the scenic beauty of this beautiful hill station in India for honeymoon.  

Best Time: September to May

47 Munnar Attractions

27. Nainital, Uttarakhand - Misty lakes and mountains

Nainital, Uttarakhand - Misty lakes and mountains 4.3 /5 View 36+ photos

Known For : Naini Lake Eco Cave Gardens Mall Road Nainital

84,192 active cases 57,472 in last 7 days

Nainital is yet another classic honeymoon destination. Located in the Kumaon region, this "Lake District" is a go-to destination for romantic getaways. It has many natural attractions like Naini Lake and Naina Peak. Here, you two can take long romantic walks on the Mall Road, boat rides on the lake and then retire to one of the many of the hotels overlooking the Naini Lake.

Best Time: Throughout the year

26 Nainital Attractions

28. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Mini Switzerland of India

Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Mini Switzerland of India 4.3 /5 View 15+ photos

Known For : Adventure Activities in Khajjiar Khajjiar lake Kalatop wildlife sanctuary

9,056 active cases 4,800 in last 7 days

Situated at the height of 6500 feet, Khajjiar is rightly called India's "Mini Switzerland". It is 20 km from Dalhousie and is surrounded by green meadows with a lake located in its middle. It has a landscape mirroring that of Switzerland, with a great view of the Kailash Parvat that is breathtakingly beautiful. Make the most of this hill station in India for honeymoon by having a picnic together or a walk beside the lake.

Best Time: Throughout the year

9 Khajjiar Attractions

29. Ooty, Tamil Nadu - Queen of the Nilgiris

Ooty, Tamil Nadu - Queen of the Nilgiris 4.1 /5 View 30+ photos

Known For : Nilgiri Mountain Railway Ooty Lake Emerald Lake, Ooty

38,400 active cases 34,464 in last 7 days

Established by the British in the early 19th century, Ooty is one of the three hill stations in the Nilgiri hills. There's plenty to do in Ooty. You and your loved one can take a walk among the pine trees or the extensive tea gardens or hop on the 46 km Heritage train line witnessing the beauty of Ooty. Ooty is one of the best hill stations in India for honeymoon due to its popularity and well-developed infrastructure.

Best Time: Throughout the year

43 Ooty Attractions

30. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - The Hill-Station with Rich Colonial History

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - The Hill-Station with Rich Colonial History 4.2 /5 View 24+ photos

Known For : The Ridge Kufri Chail

22,784 active cases 14,720 in last 7 days

Once the summer capital of British India, Shimla is a classic hill station in India for honeymoon. The capital is much preferred by honeymooners for its beautiful skyline, the famous Mall Road, and the lovely weather. It has beautiful colonial architecture, the finest example being the Viceregal Lodge. Shimla is easily accessible by train or by road, having the popular heritage Kalka-Shimla railway line.

Best Time: October to June

45 Shimla Attractions

31. Kausani, Uttarakhand

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Known For : Rudradhari Falls and Caves Gwaldam Trek to Pinnath

9,792 active cases 6,144 in last 7 days

Located at the height of 6200 feet, Kausani offers a 350 km magnificent view of the snow-clad Himalayas. This hill station in India is preferred for its quiet and serene atmosphere, having a thick cover of pine trees. Here, couples can partake in many activities like bird watching, hiking, or taking a walk across the village to see the local culture. Kausani also receives a significant amount of rainfall.

Best Time: April to June, September to December

11 Kausani Attractions

32. Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu - The Princess of Hill Stations

Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu - The Princess of Hill Stations 4.4 /5 View 25+ photos

Known For : Green Valley View (Suicide Point) Kodai Lake Bear Shola Falls

43,136 active cases 30,976 in last 7 days

Situated at 7200 feet above sea level, Kodaikanal is mesmerising. It is located in the Palani Hills in the Western Ghats and is surrounded by a thick forest cover and a centrally located lake. Kodaikanal is a preferred hill station in India for honeymoon for its picturesque surrounding that makes you not want to leave this paradise.

Best Time: September to May

35 Kodaikanal Attractions

Now that your search for the best hill station in India for honeymoon -ing is complete, head over to any of these spectacular destinations and enjoy unforgettable memories. Let us know of other hill stations for honeymoons that you adore in the comments below.

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