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Top Honeymoon Destinations in India in Summer

Are you worried to plan your honeymoon because of summer? Is the heat in the month of May making you feel horrified? Stay calm! Destinations like Andaman, Kashmir, Ooty, Darjeeling and Backwaters of Kerala offer perfect oasis to plan a memorable and cozy honeymoon with your beloved

At these places the serene beauty of nature and warmth of your love will leave you with memories to cherish lifelong and strengthen your bond. Choose the destination as per your preference and make sure you spend quality time with each other while exploring the attractions of the place.

Andaman: The Tropical Haven

Andaman Islands, SUmmer Honeymoon Destinations in India
Andaman Islands is one of the top choice for summer honeymoon destinations in India
My suggestion to the newlyweds would be Andaman. Being the perfect romantic honeymoon destination in India, elements like weather, attractions, crowd, and budget also makes this place rank on the top in my list. On this beautiful island, everything is favorable for the couples to enjoy and spend quality time with each other. 

Here you can explore the exotic flora & fauna and enjoy exciting adventurous activities. Beauty beyond expectation, cultures & cuisines, and cool & pristine weather make Andaman, a complete bliss for the honeymooners.
Snorkeling with elephant Rajan at Havelock Island
Snorkeling with elephant Rajan at Havelock Island: Photo courtesy Barefoot at Havelock
One of the major draw among honeymooners id the snorkeling activities available at Havelock Island. One could even go snorkeling with Rajan, the swimming elephant of Andaman at Barefoot Resort in Havelock.

[Check out this  7 days Andaman tour packages]

Coorg (Kodagu): Spices and Hills

Pictureque Landscape of Coorg makes it a Popular Hill Station in India
Pictureque Landscape of Coorg makes it a Popular Hill Station in India
Lush green tea and rubber plantations, wildlife, rolling hills and picturesque valleys and cascading waterfalls, Coorg has all the elements to conjure the romance in the air. Despite the inflow of tourists, Coorg has remained unspoilt by the vagaries of rampant tourism. For honeymooners there are an array of things to do in Coorg right from breating the fresh air redolent with scent of scices to visiting scenic spots and eating delicious food.

Lake, Coorg
The mesmerizing Lake hemmed in by the Western Ghats
Couples could visit various coffee plantations, Nagarhole National Park and tourist attractions in Madikeri that icludes Madikeri Fort, the palace, Raja's Tomb and the awesome Omkareshwara temple. One of the most exclusive ways to romance with spouse in Coorg is to stay at the luxurious Orange County Resort.

Nestled with acres of tea and rubber plantation, this luxury resort in Coorg offer tastefully crafted honeymoon packages for couples ranging from 3 nights to 5 nights stay . The 5 nights honeymoon package include 2 nights stay at the Orange County Resort in Kabini.

Kashmir: The Paradise on Earth

Nishat Bagh, Srinagar
Nishat Bagh in Srinagar is one of the finest specimen of Mughal Garden inspired by Charbagh
The list of the top destinations would not be justified if it does not list Kashmir Valley, "a paradise of honeymooners”. The favorable weather makes Kashmir sought-after all round the year. During summer it is cool and during winter there is snow. The attractions in Kashmir include some of the finest Mughal Gardens built by the Mughal Emperors and their viziers.
Betaab Valley, Pahalgam, Kashmir
Betaab Valley in Pahalgam is named after the Bollywood blockbuster that was shot here featuring Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh
Besides these romantic gardens set against awe inspiring landscape, Dal Lake is yet another major draw among the honeymooners.

Sonamarg The land of Perennial Joy
Sonamarg one of the popular tourist places in Kashmir literally translates to "meadow of gold"
The most ideal honeymoon package in Kashmir entails visit to Srinagar combined with Pahalgam, Sonamarg and Gulmarg. Pahalgam is even considered more romantic destination then Srinagar with lesser crowd and picturesque valleys and hill.

[Browse through customized Kashmir tour packages to plan your honeymoon in Kashmir]

Ooty: The Queen of Hills

The Cloud Formation during Sunrise, Ooty
The cloud formation envelops the valleys during sunrise in Ooty
If your preference is to enjoy your honeymoon where mountains are the main element, then Ooty is the perfect destination for you. Being renowned as the “queen of hill stations”, Ooty is also a paradise for mountain lovers.  Ooty is one of the top honeymoon destinations in South India.

Tranquil ambiance, accommodation with luxurious facilities and lip-smacking cuisines are amongst the specialties of the place. Kalhatty Falls, Botanical Garden, Ooty Lake, Mini Garden & Rose Garden, Doddabetta Peak, Summer Festival, etc., are counted as prime attractions.

Emerald Lake, Ooty
Ooty is one of the most lush and highest peaks of the Nilgiri Hills
With its picturesque surrounding, plenty of activities to cheer up the couples and side excursions, Ooty definitely ranks high as one of the top honeymoon destinations in India in Summer.

[Check out this 6 Days Ooty Honeymoon Package combined with Munnar, Thekaddy, and Kumarakom]

Darjeeling: The Himalayan Kingdom

The awe inspiring view of the Himalayas and Darjeeling Town
The awe inspiring view of the undulating Himalayas and Darjeeling Town
Darjeeling, with its rolling hills and scenic valleys, is a place where you can spend quality time with your spouse and nurture your love in the lap of nature. Lovely landscape, favorable climatic conditions, emerald tea gardens and the World Heritage "Toy Train" makes Darjeeling one of the best places to go for honeymoon in India in summer. 
The Narrow Gauge Track on which the Toy Train chugs
The Narrow Gauge track with views to thrill - The World Heritage "Toy Train" chugs on this line
Delights like mountains views, cascading waterfalls, elegant monasteries, gardens and train rides make for beautiful beginnings for couples. Combine your honeymoon trip to Darjeeling with yet another Himalayan beauty Gangtok and Kalimpong and you have a complete package for a honeymoon to remember for a lifetime.

[Check out this 7 days honeymoon tour to Darjeeling combined with Gangtok, Kalimpong and Pelling to plan your honeymoon in North Eastern India]

Uttarakhand: Abode of the Gods 

Binsar, A view of Kumaon Himalayas from Zero Point
The breathtaking 300 km panorama of Himalayan peaks from the Zero Point in Binsar
When we talk of honeymoon in India in summer, its impossible to leave out the Himalayan Kingdom of Uttaranchal out from the list. Nestled in Himalayas, the entire state is a veritable paradise with cotton wool Himalayan peaks, lush oak, deodar and rhododendron forests, cool climatic conditions and plenty of adventurous activities to keep the honeymooners engrossed and excited.

A View to Thrill, Kausani
Most of the resorts and hotels in Kausani have amazing views like the one above
Whereas, the Garhwal Himalas with its high mountain terrain, hiking trails and colder climate is more suited for the adventurous types, the pick among the honeymooners is the Kumaon region with its lush valleys and gentle weather that conjures the image of a scene out of a romantic Bollywood movie song.  Kausani with its picturesque landscape is one of the top places in Uttarakhand for Honeymoon followed by Ranikhet, Almora, Binsar, Nainital and Pithoragarh.

[Check out this 10 days Uttarakhand tour package to plan your honeymoon]

Kerala: God's own Country

Couple in Kettuvalam, Allapuzza (Alleppey)
Kettuvallams offer perfect romantic escape to the couples amidst the palm fringed backwaters and gentle lapping of water
It would completely be injustice to leave Kerala out of the list of top destinations for honeymoon in India. The serenity of the place and picturesque moments like shoal of ducks, rippling of water, sounds of wave and houseboats make backwaters perfect for newlywed couples. 

These backwaters are formed with the merger of river water and sea water. The lush green ambiance with hillocks creates magical ambiance giving couples a reason to enjoy every moment and strengthen their bond of love. There are plenty of things to do in Kerala which include the romance of luxurious Oberoi Vrinda Cruise, a jaunt into the wild at Thekaddy, spending quiet time in a luxury houseboat in Kumarakom or Allepey or venturing out to the emerald tea plantations of Munnar.

You may also want to check out the top 5 best places to visit in Kerala.

Shimla: The Verdant Paradise

Mall Road, Shimla
Nothing beats the feeling of promenade down the Mall Road in Shimla
Shimla in Himachal Pradesh is arguably India's top honeymoon destination. Perched along a ridge in the mighty Himalayas, Shimla is renowned for its salubrious weather condition, rich heritage, picturesque landscapes and a range of adventure activities.

Eastablished by British to seek refuge from the sweltering heat of Delhi and Punjab, Shimla with its unmistakable colonial charm is now one of the most popular hill stations in India. In summer newly wed head to shimla for their slice of romance and fun. The cool clime ensures that passion runs high.

One of the most exclusive ways to celebrate honeymoon in Shimla is a stay at the Wildflower Hall located nearby in Mashobra.Considered one of the most romantic hotels in India with a award winning spa and awe inspiring view of the cedar and oak forest and resplendent Himalayan peaks, Wildflower Hall is a Oberoi Group property that offers special honeymoon packages to couples.

Wildflower Hall, Shimla
A spellbinding view of the lush valleys and distant mountain peaks from Wildflower Hall in Shimla
The honeymoon include romantic massage sessions for couples, jungle walks, picnics and other surprises to flame the passion and romance in honeymooning couples.

[Inquire for honeymoon at Oberoi Wildflower Hall at LuxoIndia.com or check out this 7 days Shimla tour package for honeymoon in Shimla plus Manali and Rohtang Pass]

[Also check out some of the exclusive honeymoon tour packages at IndianHoliday.com]

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