Best Honeymoon Destinations in Himachal Pradesh

If you are planning for a honeymoon trip of late, the beautiful and picturesque land of Himachal can make your trip worth cherishing lifelong. Read on to learn the best honeymoon destinations in Himachal Pradesh.

Himachal Pradesh is a well-known state in the northern part of India blessed with astonishing natural beauty. The beautiful landscape, cool weather, mighty mountains, dazzling lakes, lush green valleys, and flowery gardens make it a traveller’s paradise. People live a quite simple life with no city rush, keeping their cultural values alive.Couples looking out for a beautiful honeymoon spot, Himachal Pradesh is indeed a best option. In addition to superb sight-seeing locations, the place offers an adventurous opportunity to enjoy skiing, boating, trekking, river rafting, fishing, and mountaineering. In other words, the place is an ultimate answer for an unforgettable and attractive honeymoon trip.

Top Honeymoon Destinations of Himachal

Some of the top honeymoon destinations in Himachal Pradesh are described as below:

Shimla

Shimla Snow Train

Shimla Snow Train

Shimla, the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, is counted among the best honeymoon spots in India. Surrounded by oak, pine deodar and rhododendron forests, Shimla is located on the high ranges Himalayan Mountains. It is a fast-growing city and easily accessible to people coming from anywhere. Shimla offers numerous shopping, entertainment and sport attractions for tourist visitors. Indoor skating rink in the Lakkar Bazar is in high demand among young couples.

Chail

Chail Cricket Ground

Chail Cricket Ground

A small town called Chail in the midst of Himachal Pradesh, was the Summer Capital of state Patiala. The imperial deodar forest surrounding the place makes it a perfect place for honeymoon couples. The place is full of thick woods and is best suited for long couple walks or spending some leisure time with their partners. Chail has some unique bird and animal species such as Scottish red deer, a polo ground and world’s highest cricket pitch.

Manali

Manali in Winter

Manali in Winter

Manali is a beautiful hill which is surrounded with silent snow, giving it an ever-lasting beauty. The thick dense forest is filled with the song of birds and cool breeze. The Solang valley in Manali is popular for its magnificent beauty and view. Other places of interest include Hadimba Temple, Tibet Monasteries, and Jagatsukh Temple.

Kullu

kullu valley

kullu valley

Kullu, is one of the most preferred summer destinations in India. Kullu is highly popular for local handicrafts. The high mountain ranges, apple gardens, temples and River Beas are some of the beautiful attractions of Kullu.

Kasauli

Kasauli

Kasauli

Kasauli lies only a few kilometres away from Shimla. In early times, it was not considered to be atourist spot, but nowadays it seems to attract a large number of people. The town is encircled with a mixed dense forest of oak and pine. The place is popular for charming nature, gabled houses, and beautiful gardens.

Dalhousie

Khajjiar, Dalhousie

Khajjiar, Dalhousie

Located on the western edge of Dhauladhar mountain range, Dalhousie is a silent hill station. Five interconnected hills make up this beautiful place. Thick forests of pine, deodar and add sparkle to the attractive package for honeymoon couples.

Jakhu Hills

Jakhu Hills

Jakhu Hills

The highest peaks of Shimla are known as Jhaku hills. An old Hanuman temple situated at the top of the peak is a famous tourist destination. According to Hindu mythology, in search of Sanjivani Booti, Lord Hanuman has taken rest in this place.

Rampur

Rampur Himachal Pradesh

Rampur Himachal Pradesh

Rampur is a small town, situated on the banks of river Sutlej. Narsign temple, Raghunath Mandir, Padam Palace and Ayodhya Temple are some of the beautiful destinations for tourist to visit.

Chamba

Chamba Valley

Chamba Valley

The beautiful Chamba Of Shivalik Range is famous for a number of Shiv temples. The place is a perfect symbol of historical beauty of India with a magnificent architecture, which gives an ever-lasting effect. River Ravi flows through this region. The narrow space between valley and mountains offer a resting space for the couples.

So these are some of the top honeymoon destinations of Himachal Pradesh.

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Best Places To Visit In Gujarat

The State of Gujarat has a rich historical as well as cultural heritage. Located in the Western part of India, on the coastal regions of the Arabian sea Gujarat has the rich wealth of biodiversity as well. Not only this, even the temples and religious spots of Gujarat are well famed nationwide. So be it for enjoying the relics of history or to visit the religious places or the wildlife, Gujarat today has grown into a popular tourist spot.

Gujarat is one of the developing industrial states in the western part of India. It is a tourist hub for both domestic as well as international travellers. Estimates suggest that almost 19 million tourists visit here to experience the overwhelming natural beauty. Gujarat is well-known as the ‘Jewel of the West’ owing to its rich culture and heritage. Tapi, Narmada and Mahi are the three rivers which greatly contribute to the integral part of the state’s topography. The state has witnessed the birth of iconic independence figures such as Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Gujarat offers a wide variety of tourism spots for business, religious, historic as well as cultural events. Currently, the brand ambassador of Gujarat tourism is celebrity Amitabh Bachchan. The tourism rate of this place has shown a marvellous increase in the years gone. Gujarat has all types of amazing spots required for making a trip memorable forever.

Top Destinations in Gujarat

Laxmi Vilas Palace – Baroda

Laxmi Vilas Palace

Laxmi Vilas Palace

The Laxmi Vilas Palace in Gujarat is often referred to as the ‘Pride of Gujarat’. This palace is one among the admirable royal palaces seen all over the world. Maharaja of Baroda and his family members are the official residents of this palace.

Kevadia Colony (Sardar Sarovar Dam)

Sardar Sarovar Dam

Sardar Sarovar Dam

In India, the Sardar Sarovar Dam is considered to be one of the largest dam projects and is still under construction. The dam is located in the Navagam district of Gujarat. The dam aims to help farmers in getting the appropriate amount of water for farming purposes. The Tourism Department in Gujarat is putting their best in making Kevadia colony a great picnic spot for travellers across the world.

Somnath Temple- Prabhas Patan (Near Veravel)

Somnath Temple

Somnath Temple

Somnath Temple in Gujarat is a favourite religious destination for Hindu pilgrims. Every year, thousands of tourist travellers from all over the world visit this place.

Dwarakadheesh Temple of Lord Krishna

Dwarakadheesh Temple

Dwarakadheesh Temple

For all Hindu people around the world, the Dwarakadheesh temple situated in the midst of city Dwarka, is the most blessed place.Here, Lord Krishna is worshipped with the name of Dwarkadhish’ meaning ‘Lord of Dwarka’. 

Gir Forest National Park

Gir Forest National Park

Gir Forest National Park

Junagadh, the place of many historical events, houses the popular wildlife sanctuary park- Gir Forest National Park. Asiatic Lions are the major attraction of this park and are found only here. The park also includes other wildlife species such as wild elephant, leopards, etc.

Lothal

Lothal

Lothal

During the ancient period of Indus Valley Civilization, Lothal was referred to as one of the most modern city. The place is situated in the Bhal region of sate Gujarat. Being dated back from 2400 BCE, the city is one of the most ancient city in the whole world. For people with craze in knowing more about historic time, this is a best place to visit.

Saputara

Saputara

Saputara

Being one of the most beautiful hill station, Saputara is acquiring great popularity.Some of the major highlights of this place includes Artist Village, Sunrise and sunset points, Purna Sanctuary, Gira falls, Boating and so on.

Kirti Mandir

Kirti Mandir Porbandar

Kirti Mandir Porbandar

Kirti Mandir is the birth place of the ‘Father of Nation- Mahatma Gandhi’. Before the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, the Kirti Mandir in Porbander was an ordinary house. However, after independence, this place was conserved as a national spot for tourist people.

Haji Pir Dargah-Kutch

Located in the border of India-Pakistan, this Dargah has its name derived from the popular saint Haji Pir, who is a worshipping idol for people of all religion. Although a being a soldier of ShahabuddinGhori, saint Haji Pir devoted his life for the well-being of people.

Jammu & Kashmir Travel Guide

Jammu & Kashmir is also called the paradise on Earth. Tourists from all over the world long to visualize the scenic beauty of Kashmir at least once in their lifetime and so flock Kashmir in large numbers every year. If you wish to visit this heavenly location, this informative travel guide below will surely make your journey hassle-free. 

Kashmir Trip

Kashmir Trip

The valley of Paradise, Jammu and Kashmir is one of India’s most captivating, beautiful, charming and famous travel destinations. Guarded by the magnificent Himalayan range, this mountainous valley hosts religious diversity as well. Hindu (South Western Jammu), Muslims (Northern Kashmir) and the Buddhists (North Western part of the state) are the predominant clans in this state.

Although infamous for the regular outrages that happen in Jammu and Kashmir, yet the state attracts travelers from all over the world, every year.

Before planning a trip to this state, one must have a thorough idea about it.

Weather:

Kashmir Winter Train

Kashmir Winter Train

The place is bestowed with fresh and serene environment and a varied climatic condition. The summer season stretches from May to September when the climate remains warm and pleasant. Though southern part of Jammu experiences a comparatively warmer climate, with the day temperature ranging between 25-35 degrees, but this is the best time of the year for you to visit Jammu and Kashmir.

Post summer, autumn sets in when the valley displays a rather rusty look with trees slowly shedding their leaves and nature turning into a russet colored lass.

DecemberFebruary are the winter months when the valley becomes strikingly cold with snowflakes covering the whole terrain. During this time, Kashmir turns into a home ground for various adventure activities like snow skiing, helli skiing etc.

Kashmir Heli Skiing

Kashmir Heli Skiing

The month of March marks the onset of spring which is the most pleasant of all the seasons. With all the greeneries and freshness around, the valley looks like a vibrant highland lass. For a nature love it is the best time of the year to visit Kashmir.

How to Reach:
One can reach the state of Jammu and Kashmir via rail, air or road routes.

  • Air: The three main airports of the state are Jammu airport (Jammu) , Aerodome airport (Srinagar), Kushok Bakula Rimpochee airport (Leh).
  • Rail: You can avail a train from almost all the prime cities of the country to reach the Jammu-Tawi station. Another important railway station at Srinagar is the Bahihal station. However, this station is accessible only in summer. To move further uphill from these railstations you need to avail buses or cars.
  • Road: Various important cities of the state are crisscrossed by the national highway 1 A that connects them with other important cities in the neighborhood like Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh etc.

Major Tourist Attractions:
Lakes, mighty mountains with snow clad peaks, rugged terrain, glaciers, temples and not to forget, houseboats or shikara are the major tourist attractions over here. Nature is at her charming best at this state and you can have the taste of adventure as well as spirituality if you visit here. Some of the major tourist attractions include:

Srinagar

Srinagar

Srinagar

Standing on the bank of Jhelum River, the city of Srinagar reflects liveliness. The Shankarachariya Temple, Jama Masjid, houseboats are some of the major attractions over here. Adventure lovers can also engage themselves with activities like skiing, trekking, bird watching etc.

Jammu
Unlike Srinagar, Jammu reverberate spirituality and tranquility. The city is dotted by a number of temples and mosques like the Vaishnudevi temple, Mahamaya temple, Raghunath temple, Peer baba etc.

Gulmarg
One of the most exotic hill stations near Srinagar is Gulmarg where the mesmerizing beauty of nature leaves one spellbound. Guarded by a vast stretch of coniferous forest of pine, fir and poplar, the road to Gulmarg is itself very beautiful. It is one of the major skiing destination as well

Pahalgam
This is another place of attraction in Jammu. Located at the convergence of the Sheshnag Lake and Lidder River, the hill station is dotted with a number of temples and undulating green meadows.

Chandanwari

Chandanwari

Chandanwari

Further uphill from Pahalgam, is Chandanwari which is accessible by car. From Chandanwari, one needs to trek or go by pony to Panchtarni or to the source of Sheshnag.

Festival and Culture
Kashmiri people are known for their humble nature and cordial and warm behavior. Lohri (Jan), Baisakhi (April) Bahumela (March and Oct) JhiriMela(Oct-Nov) and Navratri (Oct) are some of the popular festivals of Jammu and Kashmir.

Accomodation
So far lodging is concerned, there are comfortable resorts in Srinagar, Gulmarg and other tourist spots of Jammu and Kashmir. The luxury houseboats or Shikara of Dal Lake are another attraction.