Offbeat Honeymoon Destinations In India | Less Crowded Honeymoon Destinations in India

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Offbeat Honeymoon Destinations In India

Being in love is great but travelling with the one you love? Priceless. There are some who manage to find romance wherever they go while there are some places so charming that it brings out the romance in people. Places like Auli and Andamans are already among the favourite honeymoon destinations and seem to be overflowing with couples in love. But many times one wants to spend their time with their significant other in places where love comes from within.
So we said, don’t go to Gulmarg where everyone you see is a couple. Go to Pahalgam where you are the most loving couple. This list comprises of such known and lesser-known Romantic places in India which oozes romance and lure you to it. To the singles out there, we haven’t forgotten you. This list is as much for you as it is for the couples. Some of these destinations make for great solo trips to explore your solitude in while being romanced by the place.

Here is the list of 15 Offbeat Honeymoon Destinations In India | Less Crowded Honeymoon Destinations in India

1. Lansdowne, Uttarakhand

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Known For : Bhulla Lake Tip N Top St. John's Church

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If your idea of romance is living in a quaint little place right in the middle of nowhere with a mesmerizing view of snow covered mountains and disconnected from most of city’s chaos, then without a doubt, Lansdowne is the place you need to pack for. One of the quietest romantic hill stations in India, this Cantonment town has preserved its beauty and natural surroundings which start to reveal itself right from the drive past the gates of the famous Garhwal Rifles Cantonment. Take a walk through the woods laced with variety of flora and fauna, hike up to Tiffin Top for a breath-taking panoramic view of the town. The town also boasts of Bhulla Tal – a rain water harnessed lake, the Garhwal War Museum and the famous Garhwali Mess along with a few charming old temples, churches and a small market.

Best Time: Throughout the year

2. Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir

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Known For : Aru Valley Betaab Valley Lidder River

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Nestled right at the confluence of the Lidder River and the famous Sheshnag Lake, Pahalgam is a hill station cum recreational resort. Amidst the backdrop of the Himalayan ranges, majestic meadows of Baisaram and the gushing snow flowing Lidder River, you can indulge in some fun activities like golfing, trekking, Horse riding and angling. An exciting holiday with a picturesque view, Pahalgam has all the amenities for the adventure loving couples!

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 11,000

3. Lakshadweep Islands

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Known For : Minicoy Island Agatti Islands Bangaram Island

A romantic place in India, literally – this cluster of islands remotely located from the mainland is enough reason for the romantics to rush towards it. A calming silence prevails with an occasional cry of a bird and the gentle sounds of the waves combined with the exotic coral reefs, abundant marine lives, coconut palms, clear waters, sandy shores, of course, the lighthouse and exciting water sporting activities to boast, it makes for the perfect place to kindle the romantic fire.

Best Time: September to May

4. Aizawl, Mizoram

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Known For : Durtlang Hills Reiek Vantawng Falls

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If escaping far away with your loved one happens to be your plan, check out this pristine town located amidst the Lushai Hills just near the Burma Border. Aizawal, the capital city of Mizoram is a basket of beautiful things. Vantawang Falls, Blue Mountain Phawangpui – the highest peak in Mizoram, Durtlang Hills are just some of the wonders from this basket. Home to magnificent white churches set up on the hills overlooking the city and gorgeous Bamboo forests that one would like to gladly disappear into.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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5. Diu

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Known For : Naida Caves Nagoa Beach Gangeshwar Mahadev Temple

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Diu, a little island city tucked away in the midst the Arabian Sea offers seclusion and serenity for the romantic solo traveller. Walk along the seams of the beaches while watching the sunset or take a dip in the Arabian Sea, Diu has all the markings of a quiet Romantic place in India. Daman, on the other hand, is to reconnect with people after sometime of solitude in Diu. Beautiful churches born out of the Portuguese influence, water activities and shopping for Bamboo mats, baskets, leather products and handmade articles are some of the things you could indulge into.

Best Time: July to March

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6. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

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Known For : Jaisalmer Fort Desert Safari in Jaisalmer Kuldhara Village

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This one’s for the more adventurous romantics who would rather spend time exploring interesting sites than just relax gazing into the horizons. Jaisalmer is one such destination that offers an exciting mix of historical sites, cultural hubs and natural habitats for a complete romantic getaway in India. Sprawling sand dunes, camel safaris, camping in the desert with some delicious traditional cuisine, magnificent palaces, charming ruins of old forts within a large national park to explore. It doesn’t get more romantic than this.

Best Time: October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 12,000

7. Kovalam, Kerala

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Known For : Vellayani Lake, Kovalam Water Sports in Kovalam Lighthouse Beach

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Known for its backwater treats, Kovalam is the beach hub of Kerala. Beautiful stretches of sand and water, almost secluded and calm with an amazing view and a lighthouse, this place is for those couples who are looking for some quiet and peace of mind. It is also known for its Ayurvedic massages and yoga resorts with a string of budget lodges along the beach. You can experiment with the local cuisine which is laced with Balinese influence while shopping around for jewellery and handicrafts. Relax on the beach and get on some tan in the tropical sun or rejuvenate yourself with a good massage.

Best Time: September to March

View packages starting from ₹ 7,500

8. Mount Abu, Rajasthan

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Known For : Dilwara Temples Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary Nakki Lake

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The only hill station in Rajasthan, Mount Abu is like an oasis in the middle of the desert. It is blessed with beautiful mountains and some wonderful waterfalls and lakes. The Sunset Point is one of the popular attractions here but often the vendors around tend to intrude upon your quiet time, instead you could opt for a boat ride across the lake towards the setting sun for a mesmerizing view secluded in the midst of the lake. There is a wildlife sanctuary to explore that houses a variety of fauna and old Hindu and Jain temples for some sightseeing.

Best Time: October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 5,207

9. Gokarna, Karnataka

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Known For : Om Beach Mahabaleshwara Temple Paradise Beach, Gokarna

Don’t let the pilgrimage tag fool you, this place in India has a lot to offer than just holy places for the romantic bone in you. Secluded beaches, lush mountains and dense forests will serenade while you rejuvenate yourself in their company. Kudle, Half-moon, Om and Paradise Beach offer a romantic time on the sea and sand; whether you want to stay indoors in lodges or walk along the beach, you’re treated with a beautiful view of the sunrise and sunset enriching your mind and soul.

Best Time: Throughout the year

10. Sula Vineyard, Maharashtra

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The Sula Vineyards is a famous winery that is located in Nashik, 180 kilometres to the northeast of Mumbai and is renowned for its varieties of grape wines, such as Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Zinfandel. The company started from a mere 30-acre estate in Nashik and has now extended to approximately 1800 acres spread across Nashik and Karnataka. This large estate is open to the general public for a round of wine tasting and a tour of the vineyard on all days throughout the year and has gained immense popularity over the years.

11. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh - The birthplace of Dalai Lama

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Known For : Sela Pass Tawang Monastery Madhuri Lake

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Located at a height of about 3048m, is known for many important and beautiful monasteries and is famous as the birth place of Dalai Lama. Tawang is a place which will flatter you with its natural beauty wrapped in the scent of spirituality. The beautiful orchid sanctuary and the Tipi Orchid Sanctuary is also an ideal place for your list of places to visit. Along with this one can have their taste buds to have an experience of Tawang by indulging into the area's unique cuisine.

Best Time: September to March

View packages starting from ₹ 12,259

12. Cherrapunji, Meghalaya - Meghalaya's dew drop

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Known For : Double Decker Living Root Bridge Dawki Mawlynnong

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Among the wettest place on the Earth, Cherrapunjee with its clean and pristine surroundings is an excellent place to sit back and unwind. With a unique climate gifted to the area, its untouched beauty and an environment similar to the freshest dew drops, Cherrapunjee is sure to refresh you inside out. The waterfalls in the area only compliment the climate and the flattering pleasant air around. This rainy misty place is also famous for astounding tourists with the lavish spread of the Bangladesh plains from it's cliffs.

Best Time: September to May

View packages starting from ₹ 6,292

13. Pondicherry - The French Riviera of the East

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Known For : Paradise Beach, Pondicherry Aurobindo Ashram Cafes in Pondicherry

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Pondicherry, also known as Puducherry and commonly referred as just Pondy, is one of the seven Union Territories of India. is often famously referred to as the French Riviera of the East, and it is indeed one of the most charming and mesmerising places to visit in South India. Located in the state of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry is a little town tucked away on the south-east coastline of India, and it is a destination that promises travellers sanctity and serenity, in the real sense of the terms.

Best Time: October to March

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14. Wayanad, Kerala - Nature's Abode

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Known For : Banasura Sagar Dam Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Chembra Peak

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Replete with enchanting waterfalls, historical caves, comfortable resorts and homestays, this popular town is famous for its spice plantations and wildlife. Walking through the sprawling spice plantations, taking that trek into the pre-historic caves and experiencing a resort holiday are one of the many things you can do to get a taste of Wayanad. A great place to spot wild elephants, cool breeze, beautiful scenery, Wayanad is guaranteed to please your travel senses. Overall, a perfect offbeat honeymoon destination in India.

Best Time: Throughout the year

15. Araku valley, Visakhapatnam

Araku Valley is a comparatively unexplored hill station mostly visited by locals as a weekend getaway and is situated some 120 kilometres away from Vishakhapatnam. Blessed with terrific natural beauty, this destination is a serene respite from the hustle bustle of city life. If you're a tourist looking for exclusivity and tranquillity, a train leaves Vishakhapatnam early in the morning, making way through 58 tunnels and passing over 84 bridges making way through the breathtaking landscape to reach Araku in approximately in 5 hours, go, catch that!

With these less crowded romantic destinations, you don't have to find for romance. Romance is in the air.

This post was published by Sneha Powar

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