Best Honeymoon Destinations in North India

Honeymoon Destinations in North India
Honeymoon Destinations in North India (courtesy: satyamhcr)

North India is blessed with a variety of exotic destinations ideal for a honeymoon. Most of the region is perfect for those looking to spend their quality time together amidst hills and nature. The lush landscape with beautiful lakes and meadows form a perfect setup for a dreamy honeymoon. You can enjoy waking up to stunning sunrises and spending your day amidst astounding views of the Himalayas while exploring the local markets.

From the lakes of Nainital to the heavenly vistas of Srinagar you can find something that would fit into your fancies. Adventure seekers can head to Auli, the popular skiing destination, while nature lovers can marvel at the beauty of Sonamarg. Manali offers a perfect mix of natural charm and adrenaline-pumping activities while Agra is home to the monument of love, the mesmerizing Taj Mahal. Here is a list of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in North India.

Mussoorie 

Mussoorie, Best Honeymoon Destination in North India
Mussoorie, Best Honeymoon Destination in North India (courtesy: priyanshujain)
  • Best time to visit: March to June 
  • Places to visit: Mussoorie Mall Road, Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, Lal Tibba, Lake Mist
  • Ideal trip duration: 2-4 days

A trip to Mussoorie is a must for any couple looking to make memories for a lifetime on their honeymoon. The breathtaking views and romantic ambiance make this quaint hill station the best honeymoon destination in North India. The natural beauty along with the tourist attractions of Mussoorie provide the best backdrop to your romantic pictures and make them special.

You can visit the Kempty Falls which is a popular picnic spot in Mussoorie. It is great for couples who are nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. Beyond clicking pictures of the natural vistas you can indulge in some adventure sports like trekking, and rappelling at the falls.

Lal Tibba and Cloud’s End are the perfect spots to watch a sunset together or take a long walk amidst the stunning natural charm of Mussoorie. For a more relaxed experience, you can enjoy hiking at Happy Valley and go birdwatching at Benog Wildlife Sanctuary.

Nainital

Nainital, Best Honeymoon Destination in North India
Nainital, Best Honeymoon Destination in North India (courtesy: gurpreetsingh)
  • Best time to visit: March to June
  • Places to visit: Naini Lake, Snow View Point, Tiffin Top, Naina Peak, Naina Devi Temple
  • Ideal trip duration: 3-4 days

The beautiful hill station of Nainital is a perfect honeymoon destination in North India. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, it is great for couples looking to relax in the lap of nature. The picturesque town provides them the quiet space to explore their newly built relationship. 

The splendid Naini Lake is the most romantic spot of Nainital. You can enjoy the mesmerizing view of the lake with your better half or indulge in boating over the calm waters while watching the local birds.

Snow View Point is the best vantage point of the hill station and a popular tourist attraction of Nainital. It is ideal for spending some time gazing at the snow-covered mountains and clicking pictures against the stunning backdrop. Nainital is a paradise for adventure seekers. You can add thrill to your honeymoon with activities such as rafting, parasailing, sky-diving, and rock climbing.

Shimla

Shimla, Popular Honeymoon Destination in North India
Shimla, Popular Honeymoon Destination in North India (courtesy: kanishkajeewantha)
  • Best time to visit: May to June and December to January
  • Places to visit: The Mall Road, Scandal Point, Gaiety theatre, Jakhoo temple, The Ridge
  • Ideal trip duration: 3-5 days

Shimla is a popular hill station in India. The beautiful hill town was the summer home of British colonialists. The town is strewn with the remnants of that era. The beautiful colonial architecture and many quaint cafes can still be witnessed on both sides of Mall Road, a famous tourist place in Shimla. Honeymooners visit Shimla to spend some quality time together. The nearby hill station of Kufri also offers a variety of fun sports for adventure seekers.

The picturesque views of the little town are perfect for couples which makes it a popular honeymoon destination in North India. Located high up in the Himalayan mountains, visitors have access to snow-covered mountain ranges and many tourist attractions like Jakhu Temple, the Christ Church, and Kali Bari Temple.

You can enjoy scenic views of the hilltown by enjoying a ride of the UNESCO-listed Kalka-Shimla railroad. The picturesque views of the snow-capped mountains are a perfect view for couples. You can watch the beautiful sunrise and sunsets together or enjoy nature walks. To add some adventure to your honeymoon trip you can trek through the forest trails.

Manali

Manali, Honeymoon Destination in North India
Manali, Honeymoon Destination in North India (courtesy: yatinpatel)
  • Best time to visit: October to June
  • Places to visit: Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Jogini Waterfall, Hadimba temple, Sethan Valley
  • Ideal trip duration: 3-4 days

From stunning mountain views to romantic dinners by candlelight, Manali is the perfect honeymoon destination in North India for a romantic vacation. Waking up to the view of the snow-covered Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges will take your breath away. A stroll along Mall Road will give you memories to cherish forever.

The beautiful Solang Valley, a popular tourist attraction in Manali is a perfect place to spend time together and experience nature closely. Pin valley also has many things that you can do, which include camping at 10k feet or going on adrenaline-pumping adventure sports like paragliding. You can take a dip at the natural hot water springs at Vashisht village. Nature-loving couples can sit by the riverside at the Pandoh dam. You can also make memories of a lifetime indulging in a snow fight at the Rohtang Pass.

Dalhousie

Dalhousie, Famous Honeymoon Destination in North India
Dalhousie, Famous Honeymoon Destination in North India (courtesy: samitkapoor)
  • Best time to visit: March to June
  • Places to visit: Panchpula, Khajjiar, Satdhara Falls, Chamera Lake, Ganji Pahari, Dainkund Peak
  • Ideal trip duration: 3-4 days

One of the most popular summer destinations in Himachal Pradesh, Dalhousie is situated at an altitude of 1,970 meters. Dalhousie is a charming town with captivating natural landscapes and many attractive sightseeing places. The scenic views on snow-capped peaks of the Dhauladhar range mesmerize tourists from across the globe. 

You can enjoy a romantic picnic with your partner at the Satdhara falls and even hike up to Panchpula to spend a day amidst nature. One of the best ways couples can enjoy the scenic beauty of Dalhousie is by enjoying a boat ride on Chamera Lake. Adventure seekers can indulge in activities like camping on Dainkund Peak, Jungle Safari in the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, and fun sports such as Paragliding and Horse Riding. 

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