This article is for couples who are looking for awe-inspiring honeymoon destination to create long lasting unforgettable memories that they can cherish forever. The love birds always prefer destinations where they can redefine their love, affection and spend all the time with their better half without getting disturbed. North India has plethora of hill stations which are the perfect honeymoon spot. We have handpicked these top 10 honeymoon destination just for you.
Vagamon , Kerala
Also known as “Scotland of Asia” . Vagamon is a beautiful hill station which provides us the most amazing serene views. It is located in Kottayam-Idukki district of the state of Kerala. Vagamon has been listed in the 50 most attractive places to visit in India by the National Geographic Traveler. Vagamon presents spectacular views . This dreamland is not commercialized yet and receives very less footfall. The sleepy town with green meadows, enchanting pine forest, mists, fog and waterfall is the best place to spend time with your lover. As far as your eyes can see it will be all green meadows are forest with some fog.
Ponmudi , Kerala
Ponmudi also known as the “Golden Peak” is a hill station in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. The land of tea estates and mist covered valleys and never ending green meadows, Ponmudi provides the perfect spice required to light up one’s married life. It is known for its panoramic view, Peppara wildlife sanctuary, echo point and various trekking spots. Ponmudi is a well connected destination. A narrow winding road from Trivandrum connects Ponmudi to the world. The drive to Ponmudi is a treat to itself. When you are out there in Ponmudi do not miss the Golden Valley, settled along the bunks of Kallar river , it is a perfect spot for a perfect date.
Also known as Horsley Konda is a picturesque hamlet in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It is named after a British collector W.D. Horsley who built his house in this heaven. Horsley hill is home to Sambar deer, wild bear, sloth bear and many more. Therefore making it a perfect spot for wild safari. What makes people drive here is the thick forest and perfect climate throughout the year. There are no major disparities in its climate, the temp remains between 20C TO 32C even in summer. So pack your bags and head to Horsley hills for your perfect honeymoon.
Nandi hills , Karnataka
Nandi hills or “hill of happiness” are known as a perfect escaping spot from the city chaos and people. It is just 35 km away from Bangalore .It has always been a picturesque spot and Mahatma Gandhi , Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru , Queen Elizabeth II are just a few names that have enjoyed their stay at Nandi hills. Although this place can be visited anytime of the year, its best to visit Nandi hills in summer. Enchanting forest, never ending horizon and mesmerizing sunsets will leave you spell bound. One of the best places to fall in love again.
Ooty , Tamil Nadu
Ooty is also known as “Ootacamund” is the queen of hill stations. It is located in Nilgris district and is also the capital of it .It attracts honeymooners from all over the world and is also popular summer destination. Ooty is home to the largest rose garden in India. This garden has over 20,000 varieties of roses. Take a boat ride in Ooty Lake which covers an area of 65 acre and offers beautiful views. To make it more romantic, you can go for a night boat ride to gaze at the stars in the arms of your lover. Lose yourself in city’s bakeries which serve mouth watering homemade chocolate, buns, cakes, white chocolate, strawberry cake and many more.
Coonoor is one of three Nilgiri hill stations and is known for its production of Nilgiri tea. For people who want to be alone, away from all chaos of life, Coonoor is the place to be. It is smaller and quieter than Ooty but provides fantastic heritage hotels and guesthouses. Just take a quick stroll with your lover in the lush green Coonoor meadows and you will definitely lose track of mind. The weather remains moderate throughout the year, so you can plan your honeymoon any time of the year. You can take a experience of the toy train from the Nilgiri mountain railway which has been declared a UNESCO World heritage site.
Araku valley , Andhra Pradesh
It is often referred as Andhra Ooty; it is one of the most visited and famous tourist destinations in Andhra Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 120 km from Visakapatnam. Famous for its serenic beauty, waterfalls, and streams. Araku is an ideal place to get closer to your hubby or wife. The best time to visit Araku is between September and May. Araku valley is a treat in itself but you can explore some interesting places like Borra caves , Tyda , Katiki falls which are really close.
Kodaikanal , Tamil Nadu
It is one of the very popular and most sought after honeymoon destination in India. Kodaikanal is also known as “the gift of the forest” and “Princess of hill station”. The temp remains constant throughout the year and scenic beauty of the dark forest and lush green meadows will mesmerize you. One of the interesting facts about Kodaikanal is that it is developed by the Americans so planned. There are so many things to do in Kodaikanal. Go for a night date a silent valley view point. Pack your lunches and head for picnic at Vattakanal falls. This place will ignite the fire between you and your soul mate.
Yercaud , Tamil Nadu
A hill station in Salem district, Tamil Nadu, Yercaud is located in the Sheveroys range of hills. Hidden between luxuriant hills and breathtaking scenic beauty, Yercaud is a destination must be visited. The climate of Yercaud is moderate humid and winters are fairly cold. Yercaud has a lot of offer to visitors. Yercaud Cave is undoubtedly not to miss place. Get on a boat and enjoy the real taste of Tamil Nadu cuisine.
Kuduremukha , Karnataka
Kuduremukha means “horse-face” in Kannada language. Don’t worry the place does not look like horse-face. There is a mountain in Kuduremukha which resembles horse face and hence the name. Well known for its biodiversity and mineral wealth, Kuduremukha is Karnataka’s 3rd highest peak. Kuduremukha is home to 5 sacred ponds.
So what are you waiting for, pack your bags and make some memories.
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