Every married couple looks forward to a memorable honeymoon. Though July relieves us from the scorching heat it jeopardises a great many plans because of the downpour. Escaping seems to be the only option. So escape and enjoy in places where you can spend time with your beloved in tranquillity post those maddening wedding bells.
Here is the list of 8 Best Honeymoon Places in India in July
Known For : Nathu La Pass | MG Road, Gangtok | Rumtek Monastery
The pride of West Bengal lies in the beauty of Gangtok. The mountains and lakes are capable of melting any traveller's heart. Rumtek Monastery is one of the most important monasteries, and it's compulsory to visit this place to enjoy the dances of the lamas. For the brave hearts, there is trekking in Nathula Pass which is situated on the Indo-Chinese border and is one of the biggest tourist attractions of Gangtok. The heart of Gangtok lies in a 1km road called M.G road. With great shopping markets its one of the most overcrowded places in Gangtok which is a Litter- Free zone.
Best Time : Throughout the year
Known For : Saddle Peak National Park | Scuba Diving In Andaman | Havelock Island | Snorkeling in Andamans
The perfect place with perfect weather, quiet beaches, water sports and delicious food. People are mesmerised by the variety of things the place has to offer. It starts with the fantasy like sea beaches, bright corals and captivating marine life. The islands are covered with forests and varieties of flora and fauna. Animal lovers may find animals like a spotted deer, wild boar, gecko, crab-eating macaque and Python. Havelock is one of the most popular islands which is 2-4 hour ferry ride away from Port Blair. The cellular jail is another place where you must certainly go.
Best Time : October to Jun
Known For : Pangong Lake | Magnetic Hill | Leh Palace
Ladakh is a paradise for young lovers. With adventure, one will also find a spark for romance. Surrounded by Himalayans and Karakoram, Ladakh cuts a splendid view of a mini heaven on Earth. Pangong lake, one of the most famous attractions in Leh is home to many migratory birds in summer. Shanti Stupa was constructed by Japanese Buddhist, Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura which became famous for both its religious significance and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Moriri Tso is another lake which is painfully beautiful and surrounded by hills, with the backdrop of beautiful snow clad mountains which has earned itself the name - the Mountain Lake.
Best Time : Jun to Sep
Known For : Banasura Dam | Chembra Peak | Pookot Lake
Situated on the border of Tamil Nadu and Kerala it is known as the land of paddy fields. The place is surrounded by lush green Western Ghats. The Pookode lake tourist resort is famous for a romantic boat ride and kayaking. It also has a wildlife sanctuary where one can go, enjoy and have fun. For the history lovers, Edakkal Caves are the best which have carvings since the Neolithic age. The carvings are estimated to be 5000 BC to 1000 BC years old.
Best Time : Throughout the year
Known For : Ridge | Kufri | Mall Road, Shimla
The Queen of Hills is one of most planned cities in India. Even today there is a mark of British architecture in every corner of the city. The town is known for its captivating natural beauty, and the cool weather with its soothing breeze are reasons enough to make it one of the best honeymoon places in North India. The well-maintained roads with astonishingly cleaned nook and corners make it an excellent place. Kufri is 13 km away from the main town. The scenery is better and less frequented by tourists. Mall road is the epicentre of all fun and activities. Also located on Mall road is the Ridge. The Kalka to Shimla toy train is a must try.
Best Time : October to June
Known For : Minicoy Island | Agatti Islands | Bangaram Island
What can be more blissful than being with your beloved encompassed by the crystal clear water of Arabian Sea with sun kissed sand sheltered and coconut palms? There are many beaches to visit like Minicoy Island, Agatti Island, Bangaram Island, Kavaratti Island and much more. Andretti is the largest island and closest to the Indian mainland. There are many water sports one can indulge in like Jet Ski, Banana boat, Kayaking, Bumper Ride, Quad Bike Ride, Wake Boarding, parasailing, Power Kite and Kite Surfing.
Best Time : September to May
Known For : Abbey Falls | Talacauvery | Golden Temple (Namdroling Monastery)
The Scotland of India offers every kind of relaxation and seclusion demanded by couples. It is a small hill station in the lap of nature surrounded by the Western Ghats. Abbey Falls is located amidst large spreads of coffee plantations and the falls cascade 70 ft down to flow as a small river. A walk on the hanging bridge brings us to an enthralling view of the falls. For couples who can't live without a bit of adrenaline rush, they must try river rafting in Barapole river and trekking at Tadiandamol Peak which is the highest mountain peak at Coorg.
Best Time : October to March
Known For : Calangute Beach | Water Sports in Goa | Cruise in Goa
No one can ever get bored of Goa. For a newlywed couple, nothing can be more romantic and exciting than Goa. Starting from its beautiful beaches, waterfalls, churches and adventure sports, this place has everything packed in one. Goa has a moderate climate throughout the year with a little spell here and there during monsoon. Most of the water activities are temporarily closed due to the weather. Nevertheless, it is a good time to slip in hotels more than your budget and not feel the loss as they provide off season discounts which are pretty good.
Best Time : October to March
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All the places mentioned above have only one objective - a quality time with your partner. Hence, make the most out of it in a romantic weather of umbrellas, food and travel. Sometimes it's the journey which matters and not the destination. The thrill of packing and travelling with a person whom you dream to stand by in sickness and in health will paint a permanent picture in your life, something you will cherish forever.