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37 Honeymoon Destinations In India (Rich Cultural Diversity!) 2024

Looking for the perfect honeymoon destinations in India?

So, you just got hitched and are ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime—your honeymoon! O_O

But where, oh, WHERE to go? Beach bumming in Goa? Trekking the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh? Cruising the backwaters of Kerala in a houseboat? 

“Worry not, lovebugs, your perfect escape awaits!” I, Aisha Preece, have got your honeymoon game on lock! I have travelled in India and have done TONS of research for this list. -_-

 honeymoon destinations in India

Convinced? WOOHOO! Let’s dive in and find the perfect spot for your happily ever after! ❤️

Here’s the thing about honeymooning in India: 

  • It has a variety of experiences.
  • It has a romantic ambiance.
  • It is rich in culture and history.
  • It has delicious cuisine.
  • It is budget-friendly.
  • The people there welcome you with warm hospitality.

NOW…… who’s ready to trade “I do” for “I do love this view!” and turn their honeymoon into a love story for the AGES? O_O. 

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 honeymoon destinations in India

37 Honeymoon Destinations In India

1.Kerala

Discover the traditional healing practices, tranquility, and cultural immersion of a honeymoon with backwater cruises, ayurvedic spa treatments, and Kathakali dance performances.

 honeymoon destinations in India

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

November-February, March-May, June-September (monsoon season, lush greenery).

Nearest Airport

Trivandrum International Airport (TRV).

 honeymoon destinations in India

2.Rajasthan

Rajasthan creates a tapestry of sun-kissed deserts, stately palaces, and colorful bazaars, reverberating with legends of brave warriors and regal elephants, where sand whispers secrets to windswept forts. 

Where To Stay 

Things To Do 

Best Time To Go 

October-March, February-March

Nearest Airport

Jaipur International Airport (JAI).

 honeymoon destinations in India

3.Jaipur

Jaipur, nicknamed the Pink City for its rose-colored buildings, is the capital of Rajasthan state in western India. It’s famous for its Rajput forts, like Amber Fort, and its bazaars overflowing with colorful textiles and gems. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to March, February to March (vibrant Holi festival). 

Nearest Airport

Jaipur International Airport (JAI).

 honeymoon destinations in India

4.Honeymoon Destinations In India -Meghalaya

A state in northeastern India that borders Bangladesh is dubbed “the abode of clouds” due to its breathtaking mountainous scenery and reputation as the country with the most rainfall. It’s also home to some of the world’s oldest rock formations.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

Between October and June.

Nearest Airport

Gauhati Airport (GAU) and Shillong Airport (SHL).

 honeymoon destinations in India

5.Andaman and Nicobar Islands 

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal, India, known for stunning beaches, coral reefs, and dense rainforests. It’s near Myanmar and Thailand. The islands are home to many tribal people. Port Blair is the capital. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to March (ideal for sightseeing and water activities)

Nearest Airport

Veer Savarkar International Airport (IXZ)

 honeymoon destinations in India

6.Goa 

Goa is a state in western India that is well-known for its beaches, laid-back lifestyle, and history of Portuguese colonization. Karnataka borders it to the south and Maharashtra to the north. Goa is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

November to February (ideal for beaches and outdoor activities)

Nearest Airport

Dabolim Airport (GOI)

 honeymoon destinations in India

7.Honeymoon Destinations In India -Gokarna 

The town of Gokarna, which lies in the Indian state of Karnataka in the southwest, is well-known for its stunning beaches and important Hindu locations, such as the Mahabaleshwar Temple. It is a well-liked seaside getaway and pilgrimage site.   

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to March (ideal for beaches and sightseeing)

Nearest Airport

Dabolim Airport (GOI) (around 200 km away)

 honeymoon destinations in India

8.Lakshadweep Islands (Coast of Kerala)  

It is a tropical archipelago of 36 islands and coral reefs in the Laccadive Sea, off the coast of Kerala, India. Known for their pristine beaches, coral reefs and laid-back atmosphere, these islands are a popular destination for relaxation and watersports.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to April (ideal for water activities)

Nearest Airport

Agatti Airport (AGX)

 honeymoon destinations in India

9.Pondicherry

Pondicherry, a coastal town in southern India, is famous for its French colonial architecture and laid-back atmosphere. It’s located in the Union Territory of Puducherry, near the state of Tamil Nadu.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to February (ideal for exploring the city)

Nearest Airport

Chennai International Airport (MAA) (around 140 km away)

 honeymoon destinations in India

10.Himachal Pradesh

A state in northern India, Himachal Pradesh is tucked away in the Himalayas. It is well-known for its breathtaking mountain ranges, including as the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal, as well as its quaint hill towns, such as Shimla, a well-liked summer getaway. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

March to June & September to November

Nearest Airport

Kullu Manali Airport (KUU) or Chandigarh Airport (IXC)

 honeymoon destinations in India

11.Honeymoon Destinations In India -Ladakh

Ladakh is a region in northern India, known for its dramatic mountain landscapes, Buddhist monasteries and remote villages. It’s bordered by the Himalayas to the south and the Tibetan Autonomous Region to the east.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

June to September 

Nearest Airport

Kushok Bakula Rimpoche Airport (IXL)

 honeymoon destinations in India

12.Uttarakhand

Situated amidst the Himalayas, Uttarakhand is a state in northern India. It is well-known for both its wildlife refuges, such as Jim Corbett National Park, and its pilgrimage places, such as Rishikesh and Haridwar. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

March to June & September to November 

Nearest Airport

Jolly Grant Airport (DED)

 honeymoon destinations in India

13.Coorg

Coorg, also known as Kodagu, is a gorgeous hill station in southwest India that is well-known for its verdant coffee plantations and breathtaking views of the Western Ghats mountain range. It is close to the Keralan state. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

September to March (ideal for exploring the hills and coffee plantations)

Nearest Airport

Mangalore International Airport (IXE)

 honeymoon destinations in India

14.Honeymoon Destinations In India -Darjeeling

India’s Darjeeling is a picturesque hill station tucked away in the Himalayan highlands well-known for producing the world-famous Darjeeling tea and provides breathtaking views of Kanchenjunga, the third-highest mountain in the world. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

March to May & September to November

Nearest Airport

Bagdogra International Airport (IXB)

 honeymoon destinations in India

15.Dalhousie 

There are two places called Dalhousie. One is a hill station in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, known for its colonial-era buildings and scenic beauty in the Dhauladhar mountains. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

March to June & September to November 

Nearest Airport

Kangra Airport (DHM)

 honeymoon destinations in India

16.Ooty

Ooty, also known as Udhagamandalam, is a popular hill station in the Nilgiri Hills of southern India’s Tamil Nadu state. It’s known for its scenic beauty, with misty hills, lakes, tea plantations, and colonial-era architecture.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

March to June & September to November (ideal for enjoying the hills)

Nearest Airport

Coimbatore International Airport (CJB)

 honeymoon destinations in India

17.Agra 

Northern Indian city of Agra is well-known for housing the magnificent Taj Mahal tomb. It is situated around 230 kilometers southeast of Delhi, on the banks of the Yamuna River. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

September-November, December-February.

Nearest Airport

Agra Airport (AGR).

 honeymoon destinations in India

18.Honeymoon Destinations In India -Hampi 

Hampi is an ancient city in Karnataka, India, famous for its ruins of the Vijayanagara empire, including temples and monuments. It’s located on the banks of the Tungabhadra River. Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to March (ideal for sightseeing)

Nearest Airport

Hubli Airport (HBX) (around 140 km away)

 honeymoon destinations in India

19.Khajuraho 

Khajuraho is a group of intricately carved Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh, India, famous for their architectural beauty and some erotic sculptures. It’s about 49 kilometers from the city of Chhatarpur.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to March (Pleasant weather, ideal for sightseeing)

Nearest Airport

Khajuraho Airport (HJR)

 honeymoon destinations in India

20.Honeymoon Destinations In India -Madurai

In the Tamil Nadu state in southern India is the medieval city of Madurai. The majestic Meenakshi Amman Temple, a multicolored landmark with soaring gopurams (gateway towers) is its most well-known feature. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to February (ideal for experiencing festivals and cultural activities)

Nearest Airport

Madurai International Airport (IXM)

 honeymoon destinations in India

21.Varanasi

Varanasi, a holy city in India, is situated on the banks of the Ganges River. Hindus visit this city for pilgrimage and bathe in the sacred waters to achieve moksha, or liberation from the cycle of rebirth.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

Between October and February

Nearest Airport

Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport (VNS)

 honeymoon destinations in India

22.Alleppey 

Alleppey, a coastal town in southern India, is famous for its picturesque canals, serene beaches, and tranquil backwaters. Located in Kerala, India, it’s also known as the “Venice of the East” due to its network of waterways.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

November-February, March-May, June-September (monsoon season).

Nearest Airport

Trivandrum International Airport (TRV).

 honeymoon destinations in India

23.Honeymoon Destinations In India -Auli 

Auli is a scenic hill station and ski resort in India, nestled amidst the Himalayas. Surrounded by coniferous forests and offering stunning views of Nanda Devi. Auli is known for its meadows bursting with wildflowers in the summer and its powdery slopes, ideal for skiing in the winter.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

December to February (Ideal for snow activities)

Nearest Airport

Jolly Grant Airport (DED) (around 280 km away)

 honeymoon destinations in India

24.Dharamsala

Situated in the Himalayan foothills of northern India is the picturesque town of Dharamsala. In addition to being a hub for Tibetan Buddhism, it is recognized as the location of the Tibetan government-in-exile. The town has a distinct Tibetan flavor.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

March to June & September to November

Nearest Airport

Kangra Airport (DHM) (around 80 km away)

 honeymoon destinations in India

25.Honeymoon Destinations In India -Gwalior

Gwalior is a historic city in central India, known for its palaces and temples, all situated near Agra in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The most prominent landmark is the ancient Gwalior Fort, perched on a steep sandstone hill overlooking the city.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to March. (ideal for sightseeing)

Nearest Airport

Gwalior Airport (GWL)

 honeymoon destinations in India

26.Kodaikanal

A charming hill resort in southern India, Kodaikanal is tucked away in Tamil Nadu’s Palani Hills. Known as the “Princess of Hill Stations,” this well-liked vacation spot is renowned for its breathtaking lake, agreeable atmosphere, and natural beauty. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

March to May & September to November 

Nearest Airport

Madurai International Airport (IXM)

 honeymoon destinations in India

27.Assam 

Home to the world’s largest one-horned rhinoceros, Kaziranga National Park, and the largest river island in the world, Majuli. Assam offers a unique blend of wildlife, culture, and natural beauty. The landscape is dominated by the Himalayan foothills.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to March (Pleasant weather, ideal for wildlife spotting)

Nearest Airport

Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU)

 honeymoon destinations in India

28.Honeymoon Destinations In India -Andhra Pradesh 

Southeast Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is well-known for its extensive Bay of Bengal coastline and its temples, including the Simhachalam Temple. Tamil Nadu borders it to the south, and Telangana to the northwest. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to February 

Nearest Airport

Visakhapatnam International Airport (VTZ)

 honeymoon destinations in India

29.Arunachal Pradesh 

Arunachal Pradesh is a state in northeastern India, bordering Bhutan to the west and China to the north. Nicknamed the “Land of the Dawn-Lit Mountains,” it’s known for its stunning Himalayas, diverse tribal cultures, and rich wildlife.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

March to May & September to November

Nearest Airport

Dibrugarh Airport (DIB)

 honeymoon destinations in India

30.Gujarat 

Gujarat is a state in western India that is renowned for both its natural beauty and rich cultural legacy. It is bound by the state of Rajasthan and the Arabian Sea to the north. Explore the architectural wonders like the Sun Temple of Modhera, and witness the majestic Rann of Kutch.

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

November to February (ideal for sightseeing and exploring the culture)

Nearest Airport

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD)

 honeymoon destinations in India

31.Honeymoon Destinations In India -Karnataka 

Karnataka is a state in southwest India that is well-known for its beaches along the Arabian Sea and its modern metropolis, Bengaluru (previously Bangalore). Historical monuments like the ruins of the Vijayanagara empire at Hampi. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to April

Nearest Airport

Kempegowda International Airport (BLR)

 honeymoon destinations in India

32.Odisha 

The eastern Indian state of Odisha is well-known for its prehistoric Hindu temples and indigenous traditions. It is situated along the Bay of Bengal and borders Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, and Jharkhand. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to March (Pleasant weather)

Nearest Airport

Biju Patnaik International Airport (BBI)

 honeymoon destinations in India

33.Sikkim 

A state in northeastern India, Sikkim is tucked away in the Himalayas. It is renowned for its stunning terrain, which includes India’s tallest mountain, Kangchenjunga, and lively Buddhist monasteries. It borders Bhutan, Tibet, and Nepal. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

March to May & September to November

Nearest Airport

Pakyong Airport (PYG)

 honeymoon destinations in India

34.Honeymoon Destinations In India -Tamil Nadu 

The southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu is renowned for its rich cultural legacy and historic Dravidian temples. It is situated near the Bay of Bengal and shares borders with the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Kerala. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to February (ideal for beach activities and sightseeing)

Nearest Airport

Chennai International Airport (MAA)

 honeymoon destinations in India

35.Telangana 

Known for its historic attractions like the Golconda Fort, a former diamond-trading hub from the 16th century, Telangana is a state in southern India that borders Andhra Pradesh. It is a portion of India, a large country. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to February (Pleasant weather, ideal for sightseeing)

Nearest Airport

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD)

 honeymoon destinations in India

36.Honeymoon Destinations In IndiaWest Bengal

West Bengal, a state nestled in eastern India, is renowned for its rich cultural legacy, which includes the thriving metropolis of Kolkata and historic temples. It provides a view of the Bay of Bengal and the Himalayas and borders Bhutan and Bangladesh.  

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to March (ideal for sightseeing and exploring the culture)

Nearest Airport

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU)

 honeymoon destinations in India

37.Mizoram 

Known as the “Land of the Blues,” Mizoram offers a unique experience for adventurous couples. Explore the scenic hills, witness the vibrant tribal culture, and trek through the captivating landscapes. 

Where To Stay

Things To Do

Best Time To Go

October to April (ideal for trekking and exploring the culture)

Nearest Airport

Lengpui Airport (AJL)

Well, there are 37 honeymoon destinations in India options for you!

Here are your packing essentials (because nobody wants a “honeymoon oops” moment). O_O

  • Passports, visas & vaccinations: Double-check for expiry dates and visa requirements to avoid any last-minute airport anxiety. (Nobody wants that!)
  • Medications: Pack all your prescribed medications and any over-the-counter essentials.
  • Starry nights: Pack a couple of dressier outfits for romantic dinners and evenings out. Think flowy maxi dresses, a smart shirt for your partner, and comfortable yet chic options. ✨
  • Temple hopping: When visiting religious sites, pack clothes that cover your shoulders and knees. Opt for light scarves and sarongs for easy on-the-go coverage.
  • Footloose: Pack comfy walking shoes, hiking boots for exploring, flip-flops for the beach, and a pair of dressier shoes for evenings. Remember, India is full of diverse landscapes, so be prepared for everything!
  • Sun protection: Pack sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to shield you from the Indian sun. Remember, it can be quite strong! ☀️
  • Bug spray: Mosquitos can be pesky at times, so pack a good insect repellent to keep those pesky critters at bay.
  • First-aid kit: Always be prepared with basic necessities like bandaids, pain relievers, and any medications you might need. 🩹
  • Travel adapters: India uses different plugs than some countries, so pack a universal travel adapter to keep your gadgets charged.
  • Cash and cards: While most tourist areas accept cards, it’s always good to have some cash on hand for smaller purchases and local experiences.
  • Portable chargers: Don’t let your phone die during those epic honeymoon captures! Pack chargers and a power bank to stay connected.

Bonus tips for a smooth and romantic journey:

  • Download offline maps or a local language app: Getting lost adds to the adventure, but having a backup plan with maps or a translation tool can be a lifesaver. ️
  • Pack light and consider laundry options: Laundry services are readily available in most tourist areas, so you don’t need to pack your entire wardrobe.

With these tips and your love by your side, your Indian honeymoon is guaranteed to be an unforgettable adventure! ✈️ O_O

FAQS On Honeymoon Destinations In India

Which Is The Honeymoon Capital Of India?

The honeymoon capital of India is Himachal Pradesh. Greetings from Manali. a location where love finds refuge and where dreams are weaved amid beautiful scenery.

What Happens In Honeymoon In India?

It is when newlyweds typically take a vacation together to celebrate their marriage and spend some quality time with each other. In fact, honeymooning is a common and important custom in Indian culture.

Is 7 Days Enough For Honeymoon?

YES, it is enough. The average honeymoon is typically 7 days. Many couples choose to prolong this by a few days or more, and an increasing number of newlyweds are choosing destination weddings, elopement packages, and minimoons. 

Which Month Is Best For Honeymoon In India?

It is winter. Winter is the best season for romantic trips. Enjoy odd scenery, charming lakes, and expansive mountain views that further accentuate India’s breathtaking splendor. Take a look at these romantic locations in December that would be perfect for a cozy honeymoon.

Which Is Romantic City In India?

It is the ancient city of Udaipur. Ever since the first agent of the East India Company in the area declared it one of the most picturesque sites in India in 1829, the city, with its winding alleyways, palaces, and temples, has generated a sense of romance.

Honeymoon destinations in India? 😍 Hold on to your saree, sweethearts, because I’m about to blow your mind! 

You and your forever love go hand-in-hand, exploring the bustling bazaars of Jaipur or gazing into each other’s eyes under the starlit skies of Kashmir. O_O Seriously, the romance meter just went off the charts, RIGHT….?

Feeling overwhelmed by the options? Fear not, lovebirds! I’ve got your back. From the best time to go to the nearest airport, I’ve covered everything to help you plan the most romantic getaway. O_O

DM me all your adventures, reminiscing about your incredible Indian adventure, to (@aishapreece) on Instagram. Sounds pretty darn good, right? -_-

NOW…… Go pack your bags, grab your passport, and get ready to experience India’s magic. Trust me, it’ll be the honeymoon you’ll be talking about for AGES. WOOHOO! ✈️💑

P.S. Don’t forget to send me a postcard (or a small elephant souvenir, AHEM… no pressure, 😁). My mailbox (and ego) are eagerly awaiting proof of your epic honeymoon!

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