Going on an Indian honeymoon is truly an unforgettable adventure, the perfect start to a life of matrimonial bliss. For all newly wedded couples, the honeymoon is the most cherished and awaited moment of married life so getting it right is vital!
So, whether you plan to relax on a beach soaking up the sun, drinking cocktails and enjoying the peace, or you fancy something more exciting, cultural or active, you have come to the right place.
I have compiled a list of the top ten Indian honeymoon destinations, with advice and recommendations for the best hotels, activities, and so much more.
Your Indian honeymoon is the start to the rest of your married life so getting it right is very important. When deciding where to go on your honeymoon, it is important that you both communicate clearly with each other your desires, needs and wants. Here are a few more steps to take into consideration when choosing a destination.
1. How comfortable are you together when travelling in a different country?
While you might have spent many months travelling all over the world on your own, your partner to be may not have done and this can be the cause of a lot of stress. On the other hand, you might both be jetsetters eager to see more of your own country. Deciding on what you are both comfortable with is a very important part of choosing a destination.
2. What type of climate do you both enjoy?
It is a pretty obvious question but can be somewhat overlooked because of it. She wants the beach, sun, and cocktails, but he wants snow, ice, and some skiing. Of course, the world is a very big place and there is always a compromise available to both parties. Of course, it is easy if you both enjoy the same types of activities and same types of holidays.
3. What activities are you planning?
Now that you've decided what type of honeymoon you want and where you'd like to go, it is time to decide what type of activities you'd both like to do. This can be a challenge. As with anything else in a relationship, it takes compromise and communication. If you both love the same type of activities, it's easy, job done and off you go. However, if not, you both might have to compromise somewhat. Fortunately, in most relationships, there are at least a few things that you like to do together. The best honeymoons and holidays are planned around those.
4. When can you both go?
This may sound like a stupid question but more and more couples are going on their honeymoons before or a few weeks after their wedding. It can save on stress and help spread the cost of getting married. Discuss what each would prefer, what is realistic and again, reach a compromise.
5. What is your price range?
Luckily, I'm not married so I don't know how people decide how the honeymoon is paid for, personally I would pester my parents a bit (that is if they are not already broke from the wedding)!
Udaipur, The city of lakes, voted by me as one of the most romantic destinations on the planet with plenty to do and see!
Adventure in Munnar
Once a holiday retreat for the English families during the occupation this charming little town is set in some of the most beautiful scenery in South India and is really making a name for itself as an outstanding Honeymoon destination.
The Kerala Backwaters
Discover the stunning backwaters of Kerala by houseboat. Float for days through meandering waterways and soak up the sights and sounds of backwater life.
Camels in Pushkar
Pushkar appears as an oasis in a vast desert and offers a cultured and relaxing Indian Honeymoon. The amazing atmosphere and sheer friendliness of this tiny place is currently unparalleled anywhere in the world.
Trekking in Darjeeling
Discover the heights and beauty of this famous hill station set in a remote location in the Himalayan foot hills, Bengal. Take the toy train, check out Everest from Tiger Hill and go for a 10 day trek if you are feeling energetic!
Honeymoon in Goa
What better way to start a life of happy marriage than an Indian Honeymoon in Goa! Laden with sun soaked beaches, kick back and relax in India party central!
The Best Honeymoon beaches
India is slowly being discovered as one of the best beach honeymoon destinations in the world. Follow this link and discover some of the most perfect honeymoon beaches in India.
If you are serious about travelling to India for you honeymoon you may want to checkout the government website for more information on getting the most out of your trip.
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