7 Ideal Honeymoon Winter Destinations in India
Once the wedding shenanigans are over, it is time for the couple to unwind, relax and look forward to an incredible honeymoon. Within India, there are many options for you to consider and if you happen to be planning your trip for the winter week, the list just got really interesting. Here are some options to consider for your winter honeymoon in India:
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Once the summer resort for the British, Darjeeling is a little haven situated at the foothills of the Himalayas. An ideal escape from the chaotic reality, Darjeeling is serene and grounded to its roots. Take a ride in the famous Toy Train, go tea-picking and learn about its fascinating history and absorb the stunning surrounding!
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You will be welcomed into Kodagu (Coorg) with 2 life-size elephants at its entrance and lofty hills amassed with lush greenery. For the couple who loves food, Coorg is culinary heaven. From relishing the spicy Pandi (Pork) Curry with Kadambuttu to sipping on homemade wine or even tasting the local coffee that is Coorg is home to, there is much for a couple to explore and experience here.
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Go on an adventure and explore Northeast India for your honeymoon. Most of this region is difficult to access during winters but that’s what makes the adventure so great. You will be able to witness snow-capped mountains, hill ridges coloured in different shades of green and the simple life of the urban city and its local markets that are best explored on foot.
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Winter is the best time to visit Amritsar. The pleasant weather combined with the joyous and colourful environment will definitely make your honeymoon memorable. Of course, a trip to Amritsar is incomplete without a visit to the Golden Temple!
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Kochi (or Cochin) is a coastal city situated in Kerala. The city proved to be an important trading harbour for the Dutch, Portuguese, French and British and that is well reflected in its architectural history and cultural heritage. Kochi is also known for its Chinese fishing nets which is a sight to behold at sunrise (yes, it really is worth waking up that early on your honeymoon)!
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Another stunning destination in Kerala that promises a lot of fun and natural allure. Trivandrum is home to Kuthira Malika (or Puthen Malika) Palace, adorned with carved horses and displaying collections related to the Travancore royal family. You can learn a lot about the royal history of the city by interacting with the friendly locals and exploring the many temples, forts and palaces.
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When in doubt, always choose Goa and you shall never be disappointed! You have it all – sea, sun, sand and seafood – all the essentials that you require to have an amazing honeymoon.
So start planning and get packing fast!