Best Romantic Travel Destinations In India : Valentine’s Day Special
Valentine’s day symbolizes love and romance, however it is also true that you don’t need any specific day to celebrate love. What you need is just a romantic & beautiful place, where you can spend a quality time together, is n’t it?. So, ready to rekindle the flames with a romantic escape? These travel destination in India are perfect for woo-ing your significant other.
Havelock Island, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Make your travel memorable by taking a ferry ride with your partner from Port Blair. A four hour ferry ride in pristine blue waters of the Havelock will set the pace. Hire a bicycle, bike, or just walk around on the island. Water adventures like Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, are mandatory.
Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir has also been referred to as the ‘Paradise on Earth’ due to its undulating beauty and scenic location. The town of Gulmarg was named by the ruler of Kashmir and the name translates to ‘meadow of flowers’. The picturesque hill town is full of scenic locations, adventure sports and romantic hideouts and is famous as a skiing location in India.
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Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Sitting at an elevation of approximately 3000 meters above sea level, Tawang is one of the most quaint and romantic destinations in India. Located in the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is famous for its Buddhist monasteries and views of the surrounding Himalayan Mountains and flowery meadows that are popular among honeymooning couples.
Located in the Western Ghats mountain range in India’s Kerala state is a perfect hub for romance. It is a hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite, it’s surrounded by rolling hills dotted with tea plantations established in the late 19th century. Have a romantic morning walk with your partner around these tea plantations and experience the magic of Munnar.
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Khajjar, Himachal Pradesh
Also called as ‘Mini Switzerland’, Khajjar is a small hill station located in Chamba. Located at an altitude of 6, 500 feet, the natural beauty and picturesque landscape of this place are bound to leave an everlasting impression on you. Just walk around with your special someone around the lake or go on a romantic long walk in the thick pine forests.
Titled as ‘The Scotland of India.’ It is well known for its breathtakingly exotic scenery and lush greenery. Forest covered hills, spice and coffee plantations only add to the landscape. Be enchanted by the beautiful Abbey Falls in Madikeri or experience wildlife at the Jungle Trek in the Western Ghats, Coorg makes for a great romantic destination to rejuvenate your souls.
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Darjeeling, West Bengal
Just the name of this town conjures up the fragrant scent of tea leaves. Situated in the Himalayan foothills, Darjeeling is stupendously sited, its curving rows of manicured tea plants elegantly shaping the hilled landscape into emerald-green curving undulations. To experience an old-fashioned romance, plunge through the mist-covered mountains on the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.
While the moniker Venice of the East has also been given to other places in India, Alleppey or Alappuzha is a picturesque coastal town with several inland waterways, beaches and canals. The honeymooning couples often take a houseboat stay to experience a highly romantic moment amidst the backwaters of Kerala and enjoy the best of nature the country has to offer.