Shaadi ke baad honeymoon nahi gaye toh zindagi adhuri si reh jati hai. Hai ki nahi? A vacation right after getting married gives newlyweds the opportunity to bond with each other, some much-needed time for the new reality to sink in, and to start a new life on a fresh note.
Here are 7 destinations in India that you should consider and #BeALittleMore close to a dream honeymoon.
1. Spiti Valley
If you want to explore the mountains during your honeymoon, Spiti Valley is one place that you should definitely consider. Surrounded by magnificent snow–capped mountains even during the summers, just gazing at these peaks will make your time with your partner worth it. If you want to soak in the flavour of the place, do visit the stupas and places of cultural heritage as well as spots that boast of natural beauty. Key Monastery, Chandratal Lake, Baralacha La, river rafting, trek at the Pin valley Park, and yak safari are activities you must indulge in while at this valley.
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Andaman will never fall short of amazing you and your partner with its pristine blue waters, lined by beaches of white sand and tropical forests. The cluster of 300 islands attracts tourists from India and across the world. Some of the islands that you must plan a trip to include Havelock Island and Ross Island. The island offers you a myriad of opportunities to spend in the lap of nature while enjoying your adrenaline rush by indulging in activities like scuba diving, snorkelling, treks to Chidiatapu and Mundapahad, and boat ride at Jolly Buoy Island. If your honeymoon is planned for December or January, there is nothing like it. Because the island hosts an annual tourism festival during these months that is worth a visit. What’s more, there’s a host of shopping places and a dynamic nightlife for the party goers.
If you and your partner haven’t been to this much-celebrated beach place yet or cannot have enough of this place, then Goa be it. Irrespective of how cliche it may sound, basking under the sun on the sea shore at Goa has a different charm altogether. Because it is by far one of the best beach destinations in the country. If you are in North Goa, explore beaches like Baga, Anjuna, and Dona Paula, and if you’re in South Goa, you cannot miss on on visiting Palolem and Colva beaches. Indulge in sports activities like banana boat, snorkeling, and scuba diving and set your heat aflutter.
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Often considered as Goa’s twin, Gokarna has been rising in popularity in recent times. Especially among those who have been to Goa innumerable times and are looking for an alternative. Perched in a small town in north Karnataka, its virgin beaches never fail to appeal to its tourists, irrespective of whether you’re a “beach person” or a “mountain person”. Apart from the calm and quietude of the beaches, there is a host of adventure sports like banana boat ride and trekking routes for the adrenaline junkies. While at Gokarna, Kudle Beach, Half Moon Beach, Mirjan Fort, and Mahabaleshwar Temple are some tourist spots that you can plan a trip to.
Whether you trip over beaches or are fascinated by mountains, the backwaters of Alleppey, Kerala is for everyone. If you and your partner are having a tug-of-war over you should be making it to the mountains or a beach place for your honeymoon, Alleppey is a neutral destination that you can consider. The refreshing greenery of the countryside, along the serenity of the backwaters of the Laccadive sea, it is not referred to as the “Venice of the East” for nothing. Bask in the unique experience of putting up at a comfy boathouse and introducing your palette to the uniqueness of Kerala’s culinary flavours. That apart, you can plan trips to the Alleppey Lighthouse, Alappuzha Beach, and Triveni Floating Market, and feel the rush of adrenaline while indulging in kayaking.
Just one of the host of places to visit in Rajasthan, the place of the royalties, Udaipur mesmerises its visitors to no end. Enjoy each other’s company along the banks of the stunning blue lakes and take a relaxing boat ride on its calm waters. A visit to Udaipur remains incomplete without taking a one-in-a-lifestyle ride on a camel’s back to discover the endless vastness of the Thar. Not just that, don’t miss out on the fun and dynamism of the Mewar Light and Sound Show.
Tucked along the peaceful exotic beaches of the Indian Ocean, Lakshadweep spells magic for those who appreciate the wonders of nature. The widely untouched beaches and the crystal clear waters offer love birds just the right moments to capture for eternity. Easily accessible through flights and ferries from Kochi, Kerala, the perfect time to visit this island is between October and mid-May. Make the most of the company of your forever partner by going for scuba diving and yacht trips, and soaking in the indescribable beauty of Agatti Island and Kavaratti Island.
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