Not the most conventional choice of a honeymooning couple, Patna is the underdog of destinations.The timeless beauty of this city is something that most people don't frequently reflect upon.The city has the capacity to entice you and overwhelm you all at once.
Best time to visit Patna is between October to February.
How to Reach - 5 trains are available between Bihar Sharif and Patna. Average duration of the journey is 3 hours.If you wish to travel by road, buses are also available for the journey. A private vehicle will take 2 hours. The two towns are located 80 kilometres apart from each other.
Things to do - Patna museum, Bell pepper restaurant, Golghar,Bihar museum ,Buddha Smriti Park, Ruins of pataliputra.
One of the oldest towns in India, Varanasi is the most famous religious destination you have ever heard of. What’s a better beginning to a marriage than seeking the blessings of the great Lord Shiva!
Best time to visit Varanasi is between October to March. The festival of Holi is very enthusiastically celebrated.
How to Reach -28 trains are available and the average duration of the journey is around 8 hours.The distance between Bihar Sharif and Varanasi is 350 kms which can be covered in 7.5 hours by a private vehicle or a rented cab.
Things to do - A dip in the River Ganga, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Ramnagar Fort, Dhamek Stupa
If you and your partner are real fans of street food, then what are you waiting for. Head to Lucknow right now. Perhaps one of the most laid back cities in India, Lucknow has the most charming and welcoming locals and the best street food you've ever tasted.
Best time to visit Lucknow is from October to February.
How to Reach - 11 trains are available along this route. Average duration of the journey will be 12 hours.
Buses are also available.
A private vehicle will take around 12 hours for the journey as the distance is around 600 kms.
Things to do - Bara Imambara, Rumi Darwaza, Clock Tower, State Museum, Christchurch, Ambedkar Memorial Park, The Residency
You are really living under a rock if you haven't heard about Darjeeling. The famous Darjeeling tea is known throughout the world and that's not even the best part. This pretty little hill station has the best toy train and the most beautiful view of the Himalayas. Needless to say it is a favourite among all the honeymooning couples.
Best time to visit Darjeeling is between October to December.
How to Reach - No direct trains are available. You’ll have to change the train at Siliguri or New Jalpaiguri. You can always opt for the toy train as it is highly recommended.
The two towns are located at a distance of roughly 500 kilometres from each other.
Things to do - Kanchenjunga Mountain, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Tiger Hill, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Tea Garden, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Situated along the Holy river of Ganga, Kanpur is a city you have to visit if you’re considering travelling to Uttar Pradesh. And have we not heard enough about the shopping in Kanpur? From leather goods to the delicious street food, Kanpur has it all.
Best time to visit Kanpur is between October and March.
How to Reach - 3 trains are available for the journey. You may also opt for buses.Since both the cities are located 600 kms apart, a rented cab/ private vehicle should take around 12 hours to cover the distance.
Things to do - Phool Bagh, JK Temple, Kanpur Memorial Church, Buddha Park