A nice and long honeymoon is exactly what a couple wishes after the arduous task of a wedding.Well, we have kept that in mind and we are bringing to you the perfect honeymoon destinations- from tea plantations, to cultural richness from vast beaches to popular tourist sites, we have it all. So read on to find the 5 perfect honeymoon destinations near your city.
If you want to spend you honeymoon taking long romantic walks among vast tea estates, with fresh air and low temperatures - Darjeeling is the best you will get. Winding ghats and green cover everywhere you see, that’s just the beginning of this paradise.
Best time to visit Darjeeling is between October to December.
How to Reach - 11 trains are available between Darjeeling and Asansol. The average duration of the journey will be around 20 hours . The trains are available to New Jalpaiguri.
The two towns are located at a distance of 500 kilometres from each other. The roads are filled with winding and the scenic view of The Hills.
Things to do - Kanchenjunga Mountain, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Tiger Hill, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Tea Garden, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.
Fondly called the ‘City of Joy’, Kolkata is the most culturally rich city in India. You will find a ton of museums, monuments and, natural beauty with every step you take in the City. How can we ever forget to mention the famous Durga Puja and the yummy Mishti Doi? Needless to say, Kolkata is a must visit for all newly weds.
Best time to visit Kolkata is between October to March.
How to Reach - 79 trains are available from Asansol to Howrah. The average duration of the journey is around 4 hours. Buses about the frequent along this route.
A private vehicle or a rented cab will take around 4 hours for this journey. The distance between the two cities is roughly 200 km
Things to do - Victoria Memorial, Marble Palace, Botanical Gardens, Kolkata Film Festival, Howrah Bridge.
Soon to become the biggest tourist centre of West Bengal, Haldia is more than a port. You will find a lot of Heritage sites in the City and we NEED to mention the shopping experience that Haldia offers!
Best time to visit Haldia is between October and February.
How to Reach - The Haldia Asansol Express is available for this journey.You will also find buses running around this route.
A private vehicle will take around 5.5 hours. Distance between the two cities is around 300 kms.
Things to do - Haldia Dock, Riverside Sunset Point ,Bargabhima Temple, The city centre of Haldia, Gopal Jew Temple.
If beaches are your thing, then you need to pack your bags and immediately leave for Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Made out of 570 tiny islands, Andaman and Nicobar is one of the most ideal honeymoon destinations in the entire country. Spend a lazy day along the beach or simply go for some scuba diving, the options are unlimited. You will never run out of things to do when you are in this Paradise Island.
Best time to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands is between October to January.
How to Reach - You can take a train till Kolkata followed by a direct flight to Port Blair.
You can also opt for a bus or a train till Chennai beyond which Ferries are available for the journey.
Things to do - Snorkeling at North Bay, Havelock Island, Scuba Diving,
Banana Boat, Parasailing.
A little unconventional but nonetheless beautiful city to honeymoon in, Patna is an offbeat location for you and your partner to spend time in. The city is timeless, archaic and overwhelming all at once. Now, that is one experience you need in you life, isn’t it?
Best time to visit Patna is between October to February.
How to Reach - 49 trains are available between Asansol and Patna. If you wish to travel by road, buses are also available for the journey.
A private vehicle will take 8 hours. The two towns are located 400 kilometres apart from each other.
Things to do - Patna museum, Bell pepper restaurant, Golghar,Bihar museum ,Buddha Smriti Park, Ruins of pataliputra.