After you and your significant other are done dealing with the extensive phase of the wedding… There’s just one thing left to do - Plan the Honeymoon! Honeymoon is just the official ticket to travel with your loved one, to explore to new locations and to fall in love once again. So hang on because we have for you the 5 *perfect* honeymoon destinations near your city.
Since every destination in Himachal Pradesh is no less than a Honeymoon Destination, we’ll cover the basic ones. In that case, there’s no way we can fail to mention Shimla - The Unofficial Honeymoon Capital in Himachal Pradesh. Charming and bustling, Shimla is the perfect fix for your blues.
Best time to visit Shimla is between March and June.
How to Reach - No trains are available along this route.
A lot of buses are available. Timings and cost of the tickets will vary from Government Vehicles and Private Operators.
A private vehicle/ rented car will take around 3.5 hours and the distance is 120 kms.
Things to do - The Ridge, Christ Church, Kalka–Shimla Railway, Himachal State Museum, Jakhu Hill
The vibe of McLeodganj is unmatched for! As you walk from the main town towards Bhagsu, you’ll find a noticeable change in the feeling of the town. McLeodganj has beautiful bakeries and amazing cafes for you to chill at as you take a casual stroll along the city. Don’t forget to visit Jimmy’s Italian Kitchen for some crazy good pasta.
Best time to visit McLeodganj is between September to January.
How to Reach - Buses are available to Dharamshala from Bijapur. From Dharamshala bus station, McLeodganj is a mere 15 minute journey. You’ll find buses to McLeodganj from there.
A private vehicle/rented cab will take around 4.5 hours to reach. The distance between the two cities is around 150 kms.
Things to do - Bhagsunag Waterfalls, St. John in the Wilderness Church, Town Square, Italian Food, Cafe Illiterati, Tibet Museum
You simply can’t say no to Khajjiar. Called the mini Switzerland of India, Khajjiar is a foreign city within the realms of Himalayas. You can’t compete with the charm of Khajjiar. The minute you get down from the vehicle, you’ll be enveloped into a whole different world.
Best time to visit Khajjiar is between September to December.
How to Reach - Direct buses are not available. You can take the Durg Jat Sf Exp from Bilaspur to Pathankot then take a taxi or a bus from there to Dalhousie.
Khajjiar is just an hour away from Dalhousie.
Things to do - Zorbing, Paragliding, Visit to nearby temples, Kalatop Sanctuary
Welcome to the perfectly planned and beloved town of Chandigarh. Here you’ll find an amalgamation of all things nice. The Punjabi cuisine to the modern architecture. And if you thought that this city was just that much, then you ought to pay Chandigarh a visit to soothe your qualms.
Best time to visit Chandigarh is between August and December.
How to Reach - You’ll find buses running between these two cities.
A private vehicle will take 4.5 hours. Distance between the two cities is roughly 170 kms.
Things to do - Rock Garden of Chandigarh, Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, The Open Hand Monument, Shanti Kunj Park
If you’ve never heard of Amritsar and Golden temple, you’ve been living under a rock. Most couple visit the Golden Temple to seek blessings and it is said that the Gurudwara emits such positive vibes that you feel like staying there for longer. When you get out of the Gurudwara, you’ll be welcomed with the enticing aroma of butter-laden paranthas and frothy lassi. Sounds perfect, doesn't it?
Best time to visit Amritsar is between November to February.
How to Reach -A lot of buses are available for this journey.
A private vehicle will take around 5.5 hours. This distance between the two cities is around 250 kms.
Things to do - Visit the Golden Temple and have the Langar that is served there, Bharawan Da Dhaba, Jallianwala Bagh, Wagah Border