Top 15 Best Honeymoon Places in India!

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Brief Introduction to Best Honeymoon Places in India

India is the largest country in South Asia, and it has 28 states and 8 union territories. From the mountains to the seacoasts, you can find mesmerizing sceneries throughout this land. At Trip.com, we’ll introduce the top 15 best honeymoon places in India located in the north, south, east, and west. This makes it easy for you to plan a romantic honeymoon to several places of interest in one region or for an adventure across the whole country!

List of the Top 15 Best Honeymoon Places in India

Honeymoon Places in India – 1. Agra (North India)

Top of the list of honeymoon places in India is Agra and it’s situated in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, which is home to one of India’s most famous attractions: the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is an ivory-white marble mausoleum built on the banks of River Yamuna, and it was constructed in 1631 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved late wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal was not only designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 but also voted as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World in 2007. A trip to this majestic token of love is bound to make lasting memories during your honeymoon vacation. Another popular activity in this honeymoon place in India is to visit Mehtab Bagh! Mehtab Bagh means "Moonlight Garden", and it’s located on the north of the Taj Mahal. When dusk falls, take a romantic stroll in this beautiful Persian garden in the sunset.

The closest airport to Agra is the Agra Airport, which is 9.2 km away. The journey will take approximately 25 minutes by car depending on traffic conditions. The closest railway station to the Taj Mahal is the Agra Fort Station, which is located just 3 km away from the Taj Mahal. The best time to visit Agra in the year is from Oct to Mar as the weather will be cooler. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 2 to 3 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: ITC Mughal(A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Agra), or The Oberoi Amarvilas Agra.

Source: sanin sn/ unsplash  Visit the Taj Mahal, a majestic token of love in Agra (North India)

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Visit the Taj Mahal, a majestic token of love in Agra (North India)

Honeymoon Places in India – 2. Jaipur (North India)

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, and this honeymoon place in India is known for being the Pink City of India. Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of the Winds, is a must-see attraction in Jaipur! The closest airport is the Jaipur International Airport, which is 13 km away from Hawa Mahal. The journey will take approx. 36 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The main railway station is the Jaipur Junction, which is located just 5 km away from Hawa Mahal. The journey will take approx. 21 mins by car. The best time to visit Jaipur in the year is during the winter season from Nov to Jan as the weather will be drier and cooler. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 3 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: Rambagh Palace(Jaipur) or Hilton Jaipur.

Source: Dexter Fernandes/ unsplash  Hawa Mahal in Jaipur is the "Palace of the Winds"

Source: Dexter Fernandes/ unsplash

Hawa Mahal in Jaipur is the "Palace of the Winds"

Honeymoon Places in India – 3. New Delhi (North India)

New Delhi is the capital of India, and it bears great historical, cultural, and political significance. Naturally, it’s also home to many exciting activities and attractions! One of the most popular attractions is the Red Fort, an imperial palace that dates back to the 17th century. The closest airport to New Delhi is the Indira Gandhi International Airport, which is 19 km away from Red Fort. The journey will take approx. 38 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The main railway station is the New Delhi Railway Station, which is located just 5 km away from the Red Fort. The journey will take approx. 20 mins by car. The best time to visit New Delhi in the year is from Oct to Mar as this is when the flowers bloom. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 3 to 4 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: Taj Palace(New Delhi) or The Leela Palace New Delhi – the capital's only modern palace hotel.

Source: Nemichandra Hombannavar/ unsplash  The famous Red Fort in New Delhi dates back to the 17th century

Source: Nemichandra Hombannavar/ unsplash

The famous Red Fort in New Delhi dates back to the 17th century

Honeymoon Places in India – 4. Gulmarg (North India)

Gulmarg is located in the Jammu and Kashmir union territory, and it’s famous for its skiing activities! Head up to this honeymoon place in India to make some unforgettable memories in the snow. The closest airport to Gulmarg is the Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport, also known as Srinagar Airport, which is 58 km away. The journey will take approx. 1 hour 45 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The closest railway station to Gulmarg is the Jammu Tawi Railway Station, which is located 300 km away from Gulmarg. The journey will take approx. 7 hrs 30 mins by car. Couples can take a bus from this train station to Srinagar first before proceeding to Gulmarg. The best time to visit Gulmarg in the year is in Jan and Feb when there is heavier snowfall. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 2 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, or The Vintage Gulmarg.

Source: Raisa Nastukova/ unsplash  Jammu and Kashmir is located in the mountainous northern region of India

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Jammu and Kashmir is located in the mountainous northern region of India

Honeymoon Places in India – 5. Solang Valley (North India)

Solang Valley is situated in the Himachal Pradesh state, and this honeymoon place in India is also known for its snowy mountains and skiing activities. Enjoy a romantic vacation at this Snow Valley! The closest airport to Solang Valley is the Kullu Manali Airport located in Bhuntar, which is 63 km away. The journey will take approx. 1 hr 42 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The closest railway station to Solang Valley is the Joginder Nagar Railway Station, which is located 159 km away. The journey will take approx. 5 hrs by car. The best time to visit Solang Valley in the year is during the winter months from Oct to Mar when the valley is covered with snow. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 2 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: Solang Valley Resorts, or The Highland Park (A Truly Riverside Resort).

Source: Alik Ghosh/ unsplash  Enjoy a snowy honeymoon at Solang Valley in the Himachal Pradesh state

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Enjoy a snowy honeymoon at Solang Valley in the Himachal Pradesh state

Honeymoon Places in India – 6. Darjeeling (Northeast India)

Darjeeling is located in the northern West Bengal state, and this city is perhaps most well-known for its production of Darjeeling tea. If you or your partner is a tea connoisseur, do check out this honeymoon place in India! The closest airport to Darjeeling is Bagdogra Airport in Siliguri, which is 70 km away. The journey will take approx. 2 hrs 50 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The closest railway station to Darjeeling is the New Jalpaiguri Junction, which is located 73 km away. The journey will take approx. 3 hrs by car. The best time to visit Darjeeling in the year is during the summer season from Apr to Jun as the weather will be more pleasant. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 3 to 4 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: MAYFAIR Darjeeling, or The Elgin(Darjeeling, since 1887).

Source: TEJASHVI VERMA/ unsplash  The beautiful tea gardens in Darjeeling provide a tranquil and romantic atmosphere for the honeymoon

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The beautiful tea gardens in Darjeeling provide a tranquil and romantic atmosphere for the honeymoon

Honeymoon Places in India – 7. Udaipur (West India)

Udaipur is one of the top destinations in India, and it deserves its reputation. This honeymoon place in India is located in the state of Rajasthan, and you can tour intricately designed royal palaces and take stunning photos with Lake Pichola as the backdrop. The closest airport to Udaipur is the Udaipur Airport, also known as the Maharana Pratap Airport, which is 23 km away from the City Palace, Udaipur. The journey will take approx. 40 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The main railway station is the Udaipur City Railway Station, which is located just 2.5 km away from the City Palace, Udaipur. The journey will take approx. 10 mins by car. The best time to visit Udaipur in the year is during the winter months from Nov to Feb as the weather will be cooler. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 3 to 4 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: Radisson Blu Udaipur Palace Resort and Spa, or The Oberoi Udaivilas Udaipur.

Source: Jainam Mehta/ unsplash  The majestic City Palace in Udaipur is one of the grandest palaces in India

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The majestic City Palace in Udaipur is one of the grandest palaces in India

Honeymoon Places in India – 8. Goa (West India)

Goa is located along the western coast of India, and this honeymoon place in India is known for its sandy beaches. Check out Goa for a sunny honeymoon! The closest airport to Goa is the Goa International Airport, also known as the Dabolim Airport, and it is 15 km away from Cansaulim Beach. The journey will take approx. 26 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The main railway station is the Madgaon Junction Railway Station, which is located 15 km away from Cansaulim Beach. The journey will take approx. 31 mins by car. The best time to visit Goa in the year is from Nov to Mar as the weather will be cooler and windier. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 5 to 6 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: Grand Hyatt Goa, or DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Goa - Arpora - Baga.

Source: alexey turenkov/ unsplash  Unwind on the sandy beaches under the blue skies with your partner at Goa!

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Unwind on the sandy beaches under the blue skies with your partner at Goa!

Honeymoon Places in India – 9. Madikeri (West India)

Madikeri is located in the Karnataka state, and this honeymoon place in India is a famous hill town known for its picturesque sceneries in the hill. Don’t forget to visit the Raja’s seat when you’re there! The closest airport to Madikeri is the Kannur International Airport, which is 90 km away. The journey will take approx. 2 hrs 30 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The closest railway station is the Sakleshpur Railway Station, which is located 98 km away. The journey will take approx. 2 hrs 30 mins by car. The best time to visit Madikeri in the year is during the monsoon season from Jul to Sep, or during the winter season from Nov to Apr. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 4 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: Club Mahindra Madikeri(Coorg, Karnataka), or Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa(Coorg).

Source: Ravigopal Kesari/ unsplash  Plan a romantic sunset date at the Raja's Seat on Stuart Hill in Madikeri

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Plan a romantic sunset date at the Raja's Seat on Stuart Hill in Madikeri

Honeymoon Places in India – 10. Ooty (South India)

Ooty is situated in the Tamil Nadu state, and this honeymoon place in India is also known as the Queen of Hill Station in India. Tea plantations, waterfalls, lakes, and local markets, there are plenty of destinations to choose from for a romantic date during your honeymoon! The closest airport to Ooty is the Coimbatore International Airport, which is 88 km away. The journey will take approx. 3 hrs by car depending on traffic conditions. The main railway station in Ooty is the Udhagamandalam Railway Station, which is located within the city center. The best time to visit Ooty in the year is during the summer months from Mar to Jun as it’s safer to drive in the hills during this period. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 3 to 4 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: Sterling Ooty Elk Hill, or Hotel Lakeview.

Source: Chaitanya Rayampally / unsplash  Ooty: The Queen of Hill Station in India

Source: Chaitanya Rayampally / unsplash

Ooty: The Queen of Hill Station in India

Honeymoon Places in India – 11. Alleppey (South India)

Alleppey, also known as Alappuzha, is located in the state of Kerela. This honeymoon place in India is famous for its tranquil backwaters and beautiful beaches, and it is also known as the Venice of the East. The closest airport to Alleppey is Cochin International Airport, which is 83 km away from Alappuzha Beach. The journey will take approx. 2 hrs 10 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The main railway station is the Alappuzha Railway Station, which is located just 1.2 km away from Alappuzha Beach. The journey will take approx. 3 mins by car. The best time to visit Alleppey in the year is during the winter months from Nov to Feb as the weather is more pleasant during this time. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 2 to 3 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: Punnamada Resort, or Sterling Lake Palace Alleppey.

Source: Abhishek Prasad/ unsplash  Alleppey is nicknamed "the Venice of the East"

Source: Abhishek Prasad/ unsplash

Alleppey is nicknamed "the Venice of the East"

Honeymoon Places in India – 12. Munnar (South India)

Munnar is located in the state of Kerala, and this honeymoon place in India is well-known for its evergreen tea plantations! Top attractions in Munnar include the Tata Tea Museum and the magnificent Atukkad Waterfalls. The closest airport to Munnar is Cochin International Airport, which is 110 km away. The journey will take approx. 3 hrs 20 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The closest railway station to Munnar is the Aluva Railway Station, which is located 110 km away. The journey will take approx. 3 hrs 20 mins by car. The best time to visit Munnar in the year is during the winter months from Dec to Feb as the weather will be cooler and more pleasant. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 3 to 4 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: Tea County Munnar, or Blanket Hotel & Spa.

Source: Meriç Dağlı/ unsplash  Breathe in the fresh mountain air and stroll through tea gardens during honeymoon in Munnar!

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Breathe in the fresh mountain air and stroll through tea gardens during honeymoon in Munnar!

Honeymoon Places in India – 13. Puri (East India)

Puri is situated in Odisha state, and this honeymoon place in India is where you can plan a romantic date on the sandy beaches! If you’re there in Nov, do check out the famous Puri Beach Festival! The closest airport to Puri is the Bhubaneswar Airport, also known as the Biju Patnaik Airport, which is 60 km away from Golden Beach. The journey will take approx. 1 hr 20 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The main railway station in Puri is the Puri Railway Station, which is located 2.4 km away from Golden Beach. The journey will take approx. 6 mins by car. The best time to visit Puri in the year is from Oct to Feb as the weather is less hot and humid. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 3 to 4 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: The Hans Coco Palms(Puri), or NRS Royal Palace.

Source: Subhadip Kanjilal/ unsplash  Join the Puri Beach Festival at the renowned Golden Beach in Puri during your honeymoon!

Source: Subhadip Kanjilal/ unsplash

Join the Puri Beach Festival at the renowned Golden Beach in Puri during your honeymoon!

Honeymoon Places in India – 14. Puducherry (East India)

Puducherry, also known as Pondicherry, is the largest district in its union territory, and it’s also known as the capital of French India. The French Quarter, Promenade Beach, and Rock Beach are some of the best places for romantic dates in this honeymoon place in India. The closest airport to Puducherry is the Puducherry Airport, which is 6.2 km away from Rock Beach. The journey will take approx. 18 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The closest railway station to Puducherry is the Puducherry Railway Station, which is located 1.6 km away from Rock Beach. The journey will take approx. 6 mins by car. The best time to visit Puducherry in the year is during the winter season from Oct to Feb as you can explore the city in cooler weather. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 2 to 3 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: Radisson Resort Pondicherry Bay, or The Promenade.

Source: nullvoid/ unsplash  This Old Lighthouse in Puducherry was constructed by French colonial rulers in the 19th century

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This Old Lighthouse in Puducherry was constructed by French colonial rulers in the 19th century

Honeymoon Places in India – 15. Andaman Islands (East India)

How about a honeymoon outside of mainland India? The Andaman Islands are part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, which is a union territory in India. This honeymoon place in India is where you can find some of the most exquisite beaches and exciting water sports activities. The Port Blair Airport is situated in Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, which is 7.3 km away from Corbyn’s Cove Beach. The journey will take approx. 17 mins by car depending on traffic conditions. The best time to visit the Andaman Islands is between Oct and May. Couples are advised to avoid the monsoon season from Jul to Sep to avoid rain and strong wind. The ideal duration to spend at this honeymoon place in India is 5 to 6 days. Do check out these hotels for a romantic stay: Sinclairs Bayview Port Blair, or Welcomhotel By ITC Hotels(Bay Island, Port Blair).

Source: Sahil / unsplash  The Andaman Islands are located 1,370 km east of the Indian subcontinent

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The Andaman Islands are located 1,370 km east of the Indian subcontinent

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FAQ

  • Which are the best honeymoon places in India?

    Some of the top romantic honeymoon places in India are Agra, Jaipur, the Andaman Islands, Udaipur, and Goa.


  • Where can I go for snowy honeymoon places in India?

    If you wish to ski, do check out Solang Valley in the Western Himalayas, or Gulmarg in the Jammu and Kashmir region.


  • Where can I find honeymoon places in India by the sea?

    You can find seacoast honeymoon places in India in Goa, Alleppey, Puri, Puducherry, and the Andaman Islands.


  • Where can I find tranquil honeymoon places in India in the mountains?

    Mountainous honeymoon places in India include Jammu and Kashmir, Manali Himalaya range, Ooty, Darjeeling, Munnar, and Madikeri.


  • How much does it cost for a honeymoon in India?

    With reference to Best Honeymoon Planning Tips on a Budget by HDFC Bank, the average cost for a 3-night honeymoon in India would be INR125,000, or USD1,540.


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