If you observe our geography you will know that India has places of all weathers and temperaments i.e. Mountains, beaches, desert and snowy places. For all the seasons that exist we have the places to visit. No one will argue against that our India has many amazing destinations for the couples. From north to south or east to west of our country, we have lovely places to spend the time with our special one.
What are the characteristics of the romantic places?
Some say that place does not matter, company does. But in my opinion the place or destination of the vacation or holiday is important. Nature impacts us in so many ways. Think about the different weathers and imagine how you feel when during spring you see bloomed plants and flowers. And during rains when you spot a rainbow or in winters when you witness falling snow. Every season has a different and unique romantic flavor. Probably that’s why we say that nature is supreme.
Our environment, weather, surrounding and people with us everything matters. We bring you 10 best romantic destinations and best times to visit them. We don’t want you to be at right place but at the wrong time therefore before planning a romantic vacation read below.
Manali – Perfect land for backpacker’s romance
Manali is the place of mountains. Many people go Manali for their honeymoons because of the beautiful mountains which provide ideal romantic settings for couples. Manali engages love birds with more than just mountains as one can enjoy many adventurous sports like paragliding, river rafting, hiking and trekking too.
Although Manali is yearlong destination but I recommend not going there during rainy season. And try to go there during winters for spotting snow especially at Rohtang Pass. For complete details on Manali click here.
Delhi and Chandigarh has the best connectivity to reach Manali. Main attractions in Manali are Hidimba Devi Temple, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Beas River, and Buddhist Monasteries.
Srinagar – Heaven in true sense
After the article 370 has been scrapped from J&K and Ladakh the situation has been bit tensed in J&K due to curfews. Although removal of this article will only increase the tourism in Kashmir in long run. Before you plan to head to J&K first completely understand the situation of the place. Also if you had fully made a plan to visit then strictly don’t indulge in any arguments or fights related to politics with local vendors. It is expected that the situation in Kashmir will soon become normal.
Main attractions in Srinagar are Dal Lake, Jama Masjid, Floating Post Office, Shalimar Baug, Shankaracharya Hill Temple, Nishat Baug. Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Pahalmarg are also great places which can be included in the itinerary.
Jaisalmer – Golden city
Jaisalmer is also known as Golden city. It is one of the best places for honeymoon in India during October to February. During these months you will find ideal weather to have a cozy and romantic time with your loved one in Jaisalmer situated in the heart of Thar Desert. Also this is exclusive place in India for the Desert Safari. One can experience the romance in royal set ups in Jaisalmer. Palaces and Forts, local music, art and craft will take you to the completely ancient age and time.
Main attractions in Jaisalmer are Desert Safari, Jaisalmer Fort, Jain Temples, Kuldhara Village.
Sikkim – Small state which has so much to offer
Northeast is slowly getting very popular among the travelers these days. Sikkim is one of those states in northeast who is spotting maximum travelers every year. People now prefer more than ever to visit northeast. There are many reasons apart from Hills why Sikkim is best place for the romantic vacation. Especially Gangtok is extremely beautiful hill station. You should know that the view from almost anywhere you will stand here will be breathtaking and perfect for the love birds. Sikkim is extremely alluring and enchanting.
Bagdogra is nearest airport for reaching this stunning destination.
Main attractions in Sikkim are Gangtok, Buddhist monasteries and views of Himalayan range.
Udaipur: Not just the city of Lakes
Udaipur is popular for destination royal weddings. Even many celebrities prefer to get married in Udaipur. The one word I use for Udaipur is that it is a lovely place because you will fall in love with this place. This is an ideal place for romantic vacation for 2-3 days. Even the nearby places like Kumbhalgarh or Sajjangarh must be included in your travel itinerary to get the full essence of this most beautiful place.
Main attractions in Udaipur are City Palace, Pichola lake, Fateh Sagar Lake, Sajjangarh palace, also nearby Kumbhalgarh
Malvan – Hidden gem near Goa
Beauty of Konkan is mostly hidden from people outside Maharashtra. Many people claim that they have not even heard the name of Malvan. When it comes to beach destination the most people will say Goa in India. But this place which is actually close to Goa has unmatched beaches. Beaches here are comparatively less crowded and clean.
It is closest to the Kodal railway station. If you are genuinely fond of the beaches then some of the best beaches of India do exist here in Malvan. It makes an ideal destination for the lovebirds because you get to spend time with your loved one in a land where there is so much peace and originality exists. This place is yet to be blended as per the tourists so you get real chance to explore beautiful Konkan. And apart from these the outdoor activities which are offered by Tarkarli beach in Malvan is world class. Water sports available here are in very cheap price.
Main attractions in Malvan are: Tarkarli Beach, Tsunami Island, Sindhudurg Fort, Rock Garden, Vengurla Malvan Beach, Malvan Marine Sanctuary.
Kerala – Why they call it as Gods Own Country?
Kerala is serenely most beautiful state in India. This lovely tropical destination is located on Malabar Coast in Southern India. It is one of the most sought romantic destinations for the couples because of its geographical characteristics. It is blessed with scenic hills and valleys. The stunning waterfalls of Kerala are very famous. Also the forests in Kerala have exotic wild life. Kerala has good climate to visit almost throughout the year. Coastal area of Kerala is mosty windy. Even in the noon time you can enjoy cool breezes at the sea shore.
Main attractions in Kerala are Munnar, Alleyppey aka Alappuzha (For the Backwaters), Kochi, Kumarakom, Sabarimala, Poovar and Thekkady (For the Jungles)
Ladakh – Romantic for the adventurers
Recently separated from J&K, Ladakh is now union territory. Unlike Kashmir, Ladakh has quite a normal situation after the scrapping of article 370. Ladakh has many adventurous treks to offer. Treks are not even very easy. If you and your partners just love having thrilling experiences together it a best place to head to. Ladakh is a land of high passes and beautiful lakes and treks. The timing you choose to visit Ladakh is very crucial. If you want to witness snow fall and want to walk on frozen lake the best time to go will be winters Dec to Feb. Also Chadar trek is available between Jan to Feb. If you just want to feel the surrounding and sceneries you may opt any time between April to Oct. One thing which I must mention is local people of Ladakh are very friendly so don’t forget to interact with them.
Main attractions in Ladakh are Leh, Pangong Tso, Changla Pass, Dha Valley, Suru Valley, and various Gompas like Diskit Gompa, Hunder Sand Dunes, Thiksey Monastery, Nubra Valley and many more.
Nainital – A paradise for lovers
Nainital is a town in the Himalayan state Uttarakhand. This place remains cool throughout the year. Mostly it is a destination preferred by families and honeymooners. The town has mighty hilly surrounding all over. The calm Naini Lake is the reason behind the name of this town. Tal refers to Lake. That is why Nainital is also known as the city of lakes. The whole town has amazing view and pleasant weather. If you are a honeymooner or you are looking for the romantic spot to go then prefer going to Nainital during the winters.
Main attractions in Nainital are Naini Lake, Eco Cave Gardens, Naina Devi Temple, Mall Road Nainitall aka Govind Ballabh Pant Marg, Snow View Point from where the three important peaks Nanda Devi, Trishul Nanda Kot are clearly visible and Tiffin Top.
Gokarna – Amazing beach destination
To enjoy the romantic vacation in Gokarna one should visit this place during October to March. Otherwise place remains hot and humid. It is one of the most beactuful beach destination in India situated in Karnataka. And it is just 147 kms away by road from Goa.
Gokarna is wonderful destination to spend a calm and peaceful time with your loved one. This place will provide you unmatched tranquility. Gokarna has a capability to leave the footprints on the hearts of its visitors.
Gokarna has few most amazing beaches of India such as Om Beach and Kudle beach and to know what to do in Gokarna and where to stay in Gokarna Click here.
To conclude, these are the top 10 romantic destinations in India which will make your time more beautiful with your loved one.