Who doesn’t love to travel and even more when you get to travel with your significant other! Choosing a honeymoon destination can be rough on the newly weds so leave that to us. Read on to find out the top 5 honeymoon destinations near your city!
Welcome to the “Switzerland of India” with lush green grass all around and a tiny lake in the centre. Beyond this patch of grassy lands, you’ll find dense forests of pine trees and other coniferous trees which you’ve only read about. The calm and the joy of Khajjiar is unmatched for. In fact, even the journey to Khajjiar is like a magical tale!
Best time to visit Khajjiar is from September to November/ March to April.
How to Reach - Buses are available to Pathankot from Chandigarh. Direct buses from Chandigarh to Khajjiar are not available. However, from Pathankot you can get buses or a rented cab.
A private vehicle or a rented cab will take around 7.5 hours to cover the distance of 350 kilometres.
Things to do - Zorbing, Paragliding, Kalatop Sanctuary
Know more about: Khajjiar
You’d be delusional if you thought we weren’t going to mention Shimla in this list. It’s almost as if Shimla is an unofficial honeymoon capital. You’ll not find anyone saying “no” to Shimla, are we right?
Best time to visit Shimla is between March and June.
How to Reach - Trains are available from Chandigarh to Kalka where you’ll have to change the train to reach Shimla.
Most travellers prefer a direct bus journey. A lot of luxury and semi luxury buses are available.
A private vehicle/ rented car will take around 3 hours and the distance is 115 kms.
Things to do - The Ridge, Christ Church, Kalka–Shimla Railway, Himachal State Museum, Jakhu Hill
Know more about: Shimla
Another one of the famous honeymoon destinations around India, Manali has become a go-to place for all couples are solo travellers. Manali hosts a lot of adventure sports activities like paragliding. So, if you and your partner are kind of adventure buffs, this is exactly where you should be headed.
Best time to visit Manali is between January and May/ November- December.
How to Reach - A lot of buses are available along this route. You can opt for on-spot bookings or pre-book your tickets.
A private vehicle/rented cab will take around 7.5 hours for the journey. The distance is around 300 kms.
Things to do -Solang Valley, Paragliding, Rohtang Pass, Great Himalayan National Park, Museum of Himachal Culture & Folk Art
Know more about: Manali
Uttarakhand has beautiful weekend getaways and honeymoon destinations. One of those beautiful locations is our very own Mussoorie. Did you know that Mussoorie is actually called the “Queen of Hills”.
Best time to visit Mussoorie is between March and June.
How to Reach - Trains are available to Dehradun from Ambala. You’ll have to change the trains at Ambala. You can opt for a rented cab from Dehradun to Mussoorie.
A private vehicle/rented cab will take around 5 hours for the journey. The distance is around 200 kms.
Things to do -Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, Soham Heritage Art Centre, Mussoorie Lake
Know more about: Mussoorie
Soon to become the next Manali, McLeodganj is that one place you need to visit before it gets commercialized. The town which has generations of Tibetan refuges is one of the most beautiful, peaceful and welcoming town throughout India. Visit the Tibetan Museum to dive into the sad history of the locals.
Best time to visit McLeodganj is between September to January.
How to Reach - Trains are available from Chandigarh to Pathankot. From there you can opt for a bus or a taxi.
A private vehicle/rented cab will take around 5 hours to reach. The distance between the two cities is around 250 kms.
Things to do - Bhagsu Nag Waterfalls, St. John in the Wilderness Church, Town Square, Italian Food, Cafe Illiterati, Tibet Museum
Know more about: Mcleod Ganj