Who doesn’t want a picture perfect honeymoon? In fact, we feel that every couple deserves some ‘we’ time where they can not only spend time with each other but also have the most picture worthy travel diary, too. So, fret not because we are here to enlist the top 5 honeymoon destinations near your city.
When you think of Central India, Raipur is among those few cities you immediately think of. A well established trade center and known throughout for its steel mills and aluminium mills, you can’t miss Raipur. It is one of the most harming cities that you’ll set foot in. Adorable, but not so quaint, this city knows how to ‘steel’ your heart away, right?
Best time to visit Raipur is between October to March .
How to Reach - 63 short distance Trains are available between Raipur and Bilaspur. The duration of the journey is more or less 1.5 hours.You will also find a lot of AC and Non AC buses along this route.A private vehicle/ rented car will take around only 2.5 hours and the distance is a roughly 120 kms.
Things to do - Mahant Ghasidas Sangrahalaya, Gandhi Udyan, Mahakoshal Art Gallery, Chhattisgarh Science Centre
So much more than the usual oranges, Nagpur is perhaps one of the best cities in Maharashtra. Ask any Nagpur-ian, they love their city through and through. That’s because no other city provides the luxury of a metropolitan with the ease and rustic charm of the villages like Nagour does.
Best time to visit Nagpur is November to February.
How to Reach - 42 trains are available between Bilaspur and Nagpur Junction. The average duration of the journey is roughly 6 hours.
Buses are also available for those who wish to travel by road. The duration of the journey is 7 hours.A private vehicle will take around 7 hours. This distance between the two cities is around 400 kms.
Things to do - Deekshabhoomi, Futala Lake, Nagpur Central Museum, Japanese Garden, Maharaj Baug and Zoo, Khindsi Lake
The carvings in the temples of Khajuraho are so famous that they’re are categorized as one of the finest art pieces in the entire world. In fact, some of these carvings are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage site. Hence, it’s no surprise that Khajuraho is frequented by Indian and foreign nationals alike. The famous dance festival of Khajuraho is also organized in the winter months and is usually seen in the month of February from the 1st to the 7th.
Best time to visit Khajuraho is from October to March when the temperatures are bearable.
How to Reach - Direct trains are unavailable. But connecting trains are available from Jhansi to Khajuraho. However, the duration of the journey will be a little over 1 day.
A private vehicle is also a possibility since Khajuraho is 500 kms away from Bilaspur. The duration of the journey will be 10 hours.
Things to do - Khajuraho Temples, Private Safaris, Tiger safari, Panna National Park, Dulhadev Temple.
If you and your partner want to try some off beat location for your honeymoon, we suggest Ambikapur. Ambikapur is one of the lesser known destinations in India, but that makes it even more travel-worthy. You’ll find beautiful lake and waterfall in this town which is yet to become mainstream. Better head there before it’s too late.
Best time to visit Ambikapur is between January to March and October to December.
How to Reach - 4 Trains are available.
A private vehicle will take around 5.5 hours.
Distance between the two towns is around 250 kms.
Things to do - Tattapani, Ramgarh and Sita-Bengra, Mainpat, Jogimara Caves
The holy town of Varanasi is exactly what a newly married couple needs. The old town charm of this city combined with the blessings of Lord Shiva are bound to set you and your partner on an archaic journey through time.
Best time to visit Varanasi is between October to March. The festival of Holi is very enthusiastically celebrated.
How to Reach - 3 trains are available for this journey. A rough estimate for the time duration is 20 hours.
The is a 500 kms which can be easily covered in 12 hours by a private vehicle or a rented cab.
Things to do - A dip in the River Ganga, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Ramnagar Fort, Dhamek Stupa