Best Offbeat Honeymoon Destinations in India

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India is a magical land. The culture and biodiversity varies from place to place, making for a mesmerizing experience. India has everything, from deserts to mountains, from beautiful valleys, and hot beaches. Because of this, it is indeed difficult to understand why many Indians choose to go abroad for their honeymoon.

There are places in India which are gorgeous and unexplored, perfect for the honeymoon kind. This list advices you some of the best offbeat honeymoon destinations in India.

Alappuzha (ALLEPY), Kerala – A Complete Backwater Experience

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Kerala, rightly called God’s own country, is a fantastic place to spend your honeymoon. Alappuzha (or Alleppy as it is often called) is one place that you have to visit. It is famous for its backwaters, clear beaches, and spicy food. A totally private houseboat journey here will give you the best honeymoon experience.

Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh – The Tibetan Spectacle

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Tawang is a must visit place for your honeymoon because of the picturesque views and the Buddhist cultural experience.The contrast between the mountains and the green lush meadows look like a Lord of the Rings film setting. There are also beautiful lakes and high altitude waterfalls to be explored.

Coorg, Karnataka – Misty Mornings

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Misty mornings, cold nights, and the fresh aroma that lingers among the coffee plantations makes Coorg one of the best places for a honeymoon. The place is not so crowded making ideal to spend private time with your loved one. You can also add some adventure sports into the mix, by testing your guts in white water rafting in the Barapole River.

Kajjiar, Himachal Pradesh – Mini Switzerland

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This is precisely what Kajjiar is called and thus it must be on our list. Kajjiar transforms itself over the seasons but remains mesmerism anytime you visit. During December, you can ski from mountain tops and enjoy the snow capped hills. While in summer, you are greeted with bright green meadows and clear flowing lakes.

Shillong, Meghalaya – Scotland of the East

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Adorning the landscape with greenery, waterfalls, and lakes, every part of Shillong will have something special for honeymooners to explore. The road to Mawsynram, the magnificent Mawlynnong, and the serene Umiam Lake must be on your itinerary.

Cherrapunjee – Rain of Love

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Cherrapunjee is the wettest place on earth (or second-most, if you count Mawsynram). Things here get more exciting as you start to explore the caves, valleys, and waterfalls. Honeymooners will have a great time with each other as trekking is a bit strenuous at times and you will have to depend on each other.

Lakshadweep – Blue Waters and New Memories

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Taking up the warm sun while lying on the white sand, that’s the idea of Lakshadweep. The waters here are sparkling blue making every second refreshing and blissful. You can also go kayaking, scuba diving to explore Lakshadweep’s underwater beauty. You can also watch the underwater marine life in glass bottom boat rides.

Gulmarg – Sweetest Place

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Gulmarg is the perfect blend of snow capped mountains and lush meadows. The pine trees and lakes make this place hard to believe. A must visit place for couples, and even better if you are to here on your honeymoon.

Author’s Bio:
Yogi and Suchna believe in taking the road less travelled and stumbling upon some hidden gems along the way. For over a decade, they’ve mapped their way across various continents, sniffed out unusual routes, discovered new flavours and stayed at quirky hostels. To see Northern Lights In Finland you can catch up with them at TheVillaEscape.