Hill Station Honeymoon? 5 Places You Can Visit!
Serene hills, gushing streams, lush scenery… the perfect ingredients for a romantic and unforgettable honeymoon. The concept of a hill station honeymoon has been a popular trend with newly weds since time immemorial. If a hill station honeymoon is on your mind, then here are the 5 best places in India for an intimate honeymoon in the hills.
Couples from all over the globe flock to this hill station honeymoon destination located in Tamil Nadu. The blue Nilgiris in the distance, eucalyptus forests and green pastures provide the ideal romantic setting.
Couples have the option of staying in lodges, hotels and cozy cottages. Apart from sight seeing, one can indulge in adventure activities like trekking, horse riding and mountain biking. A honeymoon package of 3 days and 3 nights here will cost you around 15,000 rupees at the least and can go upto a lakh depending on how opulent your hotel is.
Located in ‘God’s own country’, Munnar offers a perfect setting for an ideal hill station honeymoon. It is peaceful, far away from pollution, with the smell of spices in the air!
A five minutes drive from the town will take you to the Lakkam waterfalls. Matupetty dam and Kundala lake offer boating options. There are a range of hotels, resorts as well as homestays available. A decent five day honeymoon here will set you back by about 30 thousand rupees.
Located in the exotic Shivalik ranges, this capital city is an ideal hill station honeymoon spot. It offers lush green fields, snow capped hills and cosy walks across the woods.
Have a skiing experience at Kufri or behold nature’s beauty at Jakhoo Hill. Take a walk through Deodar woods or go shopping at The Ridge. Shimla offers a wide range of options for you.
The nearest airport is Jubbar-Hatti (23km) and a vacation rentals start at Rs.3000-4000 a night.
For a hill station honeymoon in north east , Darjeeling offers the most dazzling experience. Snow capped Kanchenjunga ranges and world famous tea gardens are a delight to see.
Tiger Hill offers you beautiful views of the Sun rising from behind the peaks of K2. You and your partner can embark on trekking along routes that offer spectacular stretches of Orchids. And a toy train ride around the city is a must-do for all romantics!
The nearest airport and railway station is Bagdogra (69km) and New Jalpaiguri (67km). A honeymoon package of 3 nights would come to 17,000 rupees.
Spectacularly barren valleys of Leh, Ladakh are dotted with monasteries and forts. A hill station honeymoon in Leh is bound to leave far etched memories.
Drive down the highest motorable road through the Khardung La pass or visit the charming Pangong lake. The view of glaciers, remote villages, Tibetan palaces and criss cross rivers is enchanting.
One can reach Srinagar via flight and board the buses plying for Leh. The route is opened for traffic only from june to early November. A five nights honeymoon package at Ladakh would cost you about 50k at the least.