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Best Summer Honeymoon Destinations in India

Come summers, and the sweat already starts dripping due to the scorching heat and sticky humid weather! But is that preventing you from planning your honeymoon? Oh, well! There are places in India that provide a perfect resort from the rising temperature and let you enjoy only in the warmth of love. This is a great time to visit the hills and beaches and strengthen the bonds with your beloved. While Goa is all-time favourite, other destinations (blessed by the cupid himself!) include the gorgeous Lakshadweep Islands and the picturesque Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the mighty peaks of Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh, the beaches and backwaters of Kerala, the secluded little hill towns of Dalhousie, Darjeeling and Shillong!

There are many more options, owing to the rich diversity of India! Each place is unique in itself providing solace and peace for the newlyweds to let their new relationship blossom. Here, we list a few popular destinations for honeymoon during summers.


Up, North!

The northern side of India is adorned with the mighty Himalayan peaks letting you relax in the cool weather during the hot summer months.


dal-lake-srinagar-kashmirDal Lake, Srinagar, KashmirPhoto by Colin Tsoi, CC BY-ND 2.0

Kashmir is truly a paradise on earth! From breathtakingly beautiful valleys, mesmerising lakes and romantic gardens, this is all you need to make your honeymoon super-duper awesome.  The exquisite Mughal gardens built by the Mughal Emperors, the Dal Lake with its hypnotising charm, the house boat in Srinagar, the jaw-dropping splendid Shalimar Bagh and the romantic drive on the hills of Leh & Ladakh will keep you stunned!


Manali, Himachal Pradesh

on-route-to-manali-himachal-pradeshOn route to Manali – Photo by debabrata, CC BY 2.0

Lying nestled between the majestic Himalayan hills, Manali is yet another destination where love is in the air. The picture perfect valleys, the wonderful fruit laden gardens and the snow-capped Rohtang Pass are some of the attractions in Manali that are worth visiting with your special someone.


Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

dalhousie-himachal-pradeshDalhousie – Photo by BOMBMAN, CC BY 2.0

Dalhousie is a vintage town surrounded by mystic mountains and beautiful valleys. It is a little town stuffed with natural marvels and alluring scenic beauty that is a great honeymoon destination in Himachal Pradesh.


Down, South!

The southern states of India are surrounded by beautiful beaches and waterfalls that allow you to relax with your beloved in the lap of nature.



kerala-backwatersKerala Backwaters – Photo by Vinoth Chandar, CC BY 2.0

It is also referred to as “God’s own country”. Kerala is great place for the newlyweds! You just cannot afford to miss the picturesque beauty and the serenity of the backwaters, the gushing sound of waterfalls, the houseboats and the lush green landscapes that are bound to strengthen your bond of love.


Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

upper-lake-view-kodaikanalUpper Lake View, Kodaikanal – Photo by Thangaraj Kumaravel, CC BY 2.0

Kodaikanal is a hill station located in Tamil Nadu. It is an enchanting hill station with its beautiful lakes and gardens that make it a natural paradise. With its refreshing environment, it is a heavenly getaway with your loved one.


The Lakshadweep Islands

bangaram-island-lakshadweepBangaram Island, Lakshadweep – Photo by Binu K S, CC BY-SA 2.0

The serene and scenic beauty of Lakshadweep Islands is a perfect romantic getaway. There is no missing out on this one! These are like the Bahamas of India and make for an impeccable honeymoon destination. You can explore the marvellous marine life, or indulge in adventurous water sports or simply take a walk on the beaches of the island while holding hands with your loved one. This place will leave you spellbound by its charismatic charm.

Oh, East!

The eastern states on India are usually hot during the summer months, but there are places like Goa and Mumbai that you wouldn’t wanna miss!


gao-beach-sunsetSunset at Goa Beach – Photo by Ian D. Keating, CC BY 2.0

Goa is where you might just fall in love over and over again. The beaches of Goa are simply mesmerising! It is one of the best destination for the newlyweds! You could relax on the beach while the cool breeze from the sea offers solace and rings in the scent of love. For the adrenaline junkies, there is provision of incredible water sports that you can enjoy with your spouse!


Mumbai, Maharashtra
sunset-at-juhu-beachSunset at Juhu beach –
Photo by Michael Kohli, CC BY-SA 2.0

Mumbai is the star-studded city of India and the climatic conditions are moderate throughout the year, except during Monsoon. Mumbai is a great honeymoon getaway popular for the long walks along the Juhu beach with your special someone or the thrilling rides at Essel world.


Hey, West!

India, Bharat, Rajasthan, Travel Destination, Udaipur, Lake Pichola and the City PalaceUdaipur City Palace – Photo by One yuan Ma, CC BY 2.0

The western part of India has perfect climatic conditions that make it a great destination!

Darjeeling, West Bengal

view-of-kanchenjunga-from-darjeelingView of Kanchenjunga (in Nepal) from Darjeeling – Photo by Qihui, CC BY 2.0

Also known as the “queen of hills”, Darjeeling is a little hill town in west Bengal, perfect for fairy-tale romance! Surrounded by the majestic hills and lush green valleys, it offers a breath-taking view of the mighty Mount Everest. You can hop onto the toy train, to enjoy the view of the city!

Shillong, Meghalaya

bara-pani-lakeBara Pani Lake – Photo by Masrur Ashraf, CC BY-ND 2.0

Often referred to as the Scotland of India, Shillong is a rather secluded hill station in the north eastern part of India where you enjoy the nature at its best. From the absolutely beautiful waterfalls like Gunner’s falls, Crinoline Falls and Sweet falls to the snow-capped peaks of the Dumpeep and Shillong peak to the enchanting lakes, this is the place that will nurture your bond of love.

The Andaman & Nicobar Islands

andaman-islandAndaman Islands – Photo by  Venkatesh K, CC BY-NC 2.0

Andaman & Nicobar Island is one of the best romantic getaways you can plan with your spouse! From exploring the exotic flora and fauna, to a romantic dinner on the exquisite beaches to the thrilling adventure sports, this is where you can spend quality time with your loved one in the lap of nature.

Thus, even the scorching heat cannot prevent you from planning the perfect honeymoon, be it amidst the mighty hills or alongside the beautiful beaches!

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