When the going gets tough, the tough get going. We’ve heard that plenty many times already. But when the ‘tough’ were busy planning weddings, it might have slipped their mind to choose the perfect honeymoon destination. So, let us help you out there. We’ve handpicked the 5 best honeymoon destinations for you, near your city.
Winding pathways, cool breeze, beautiful tea estates, fresh air and lots and lots of greenery. Sounds good to you? Then, Darjeeling is just the place for you. This paradise has recently earned a lot of praise for its evergreen beauty and the faint smell of tea in its super refreshing air.
Best time to visit Darjeeling is between October to December.
How to Reach - 36 trains are available. The average duration of the journey will be around 16 hours . The trains are available to New Jalpaiguri.The two towns are located at a distance of 400 kilometres from each other. The roads are filled with winding and the scenic view of The Hills. 8 hours will be required for the journey.
Things to do - Kanchenjunga Mountain, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Tiger Hill, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Tea Garden, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Know more about: Darjeeling
Now,Patna may not be your first choice for the perfect honeymoon, but let us explain. A little overwhelming in the beginning, Patna really does have a lot to offer. You might just lose yourself in the timelessness of their beautiful and enchanting city.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 - 32 trains are available between Begusarai and Patna. Average duration of the journey is 5 hours.If you wish to travel by road, buses are also available for the journey. A private vehicle will take 3 hours. The two towns are located 150 kilometres apart from each other.
Things to do - Patna museum, Bell pepper restaurant, Golghar,Bihar museum ,Buddha Smriti Park, Ruins of pataliputra.
Know more about: Patna
We simply couldn’t miss the “City of Joy” from our list of perfect honeymoon destination. It would be a crime to ignore Kolkata - the land of AMAZING desserts and equally amazing people! If there’s one experience that you NEED to have from this city - It’s the grandeur of the annual Durga Pujo. 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 - 40 trains are available from Begusarai to Howrah. The average duration of the journey is around 12 hours.A private vehicle or a rented cab will take around 11 hours for this journey. The distance between the two cities is roughly 500 kilometres.
Things to do - Victoria Memorial, Marble Palace, Botanical Gardens, Kolkata Film Festival, Howrah Bridge
Know more about: Kolkata
Gangtok is literally one of the most happening location of the North East. Located very close to the state of West Bengal, Sikkim might be a tiny state but don’t underestimate this state. As they say, tiny packets have the largest surprises!
Best time to visit Gangtok is between November to February.
How to Reach - A private vehicle will take around 10 hours. This distance between the two cities is around 450 kms.
Things to do - Nathula Pass, Hanuman Tok, Rumtek Monastery, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Town Square
Know more about: Gangtok
If you want the feeling associated with Gangtok and Darjeeling but want to avoid the touristy location, then we have the offbeat version of the same. Please welcome Siliguri to this list. This town has the most perfect location. You can visit the Nepal Border, Bangladesh Border from this little place.
Best time to visit Siliguri is between October and December.
How to Reach - 36 trains are available for this journey. The average duration is roughly 7 hours.You will also find a lot of buses running along this route.A private vehicle or a rented cab will take 6 hours for the journey. The distance is around 350 kms.
Things to do - Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Savin Kingdom, ISKCON Temple, Salugara Monastery
Know more about: Siliguri