11 Best Places to Visit in Shimla for a Memorable Honeymoon

Tying a nuptial knot and indulging in all the functions with your loved ones is a wonderful feeling and once in a lifetime opportunity, which everyone tries to delight in with great zeal. However, the hectic schedules as well as celebrations makes the newlyweds tired and they are keen on looking for the place where they can rejuvenate while spending some quality time with each other. If you are looking for a romantic getaway to revel in your first trip after the wedding, then what else can be better than a honeymoon in Shimla?

This hill town is blessed with paradisiacal beauty and pristine environs. There is no dearth of places to visit in Shimla for a honeymoon and romantic things to do here. You can experience the profound and pure feeling of love with your partner while exploring the mesmerizing destinations of Shimla. The erstwhile summer capital of British India and recent capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is nestled at an altitude of 2,200 m above sea level. Owing to British rule, this hill town is brimming with colonial architectural edifices. The rustic charm of the city with the salubrious weather oozes romance in numerous ways.

If you are planning a honeymoon in Shimla then take a look at the top tourist destinations in Shimla for couples and have amazing experiences

Best Places to Visit in Shimla for a Romantic Honeymoon

Chadwick Falls

Encompassed by lush greenery and dense forest, Chadwick Falls is a perfect getaway in Shimla for couples to enjoy romantic moments away from the crowd. The soothing environment and mesmerizing view of the plunging waterfall from almost 100 feet enhance the charm of this serene place. If you are an adventure couple then you can spice up your dreamy moments while hiking and enjoy a romantic walk with your better half.

This enchanting place will leave you captivated with its mesmerizing panoramic views of snow-clad peaks of the mighty Himalayas and majestic landscape.Relax and rejuvenate amidst the tranquil ambiance of the waterfall with your spouse. This is among the best places to visit in Shimla and to embrace tranquility.

  • Visiting Hours: 6 AM – 6 PM
  • Time Required: 2 – 3 hours
  • Entry Fees: Nil
  • Things to do at Chadwick Falls: Sightseeing, nature walk

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Jakhu Temple

What else can be a better way than to start your married life with the blessings of Lord Hanuman who is considered as the protector and savior of devotees? Visit Jakhoo Temple and seek blessings from God for a long and healthy married life.

As per the Hindu epic Ramayana, it is a place where Lord Hanuman stopped for taking a rest while searching for Sanjeevani Booti to revive Laxmana. There is a 108 feet tall statue of the god, which can be seen from Mall Road.Visit the temple in the ropeway to enjoy the cable car ride with your spouse and adore the enchanting view of the city. You can also choose to visit by horse or you can walk with your partner to the temple.

  • Visiting Hours: 7 AM – 8 PM
  • Time Required: 2 – 3 hours
  • Entry Fees: Nil
  • Things to do at Jakhoo Temple: Attend prayers, seek blessings, enjoy panoramic views

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Boasts about green rolling hills, dense cedar forests, misty mountains, and sparkling Sutlej River, Naldehra is an idyllic hill town located just 22 km from Shimla. This nature’s delight is blessed with breathtaking landscapes and scenic vistas. The pristine environs leave couples mesmerized by its charm and offer a uniquely romantic experience.

You can indulge in horse riding, trekking, and golfing here with your partner.There are a plethora of sacred temples where you can seek blessings for an affectionate married life. Witness the enthralling sunset views while holding the hand of your companion at the Vantage Point. Also, you can pamper your partner with the lip-smacking meal at the revolving restaurant.

  • Visiting Hours: 24 hours
  • Time Required: 1 Day
  • Entry Fees: Nil
  • Things to do in Naldehra: Golfing, trekking, nature walk


Express love for your spouse with the most gorgeous backdrop in Kufri. Yes, it is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in India owing to the majestic landscape and tranquil beauty. Here, you can spend time close to nature and enjoy a pleasant climate with your partner.

For a romantic experience, indulge in adventure activities, soak in the serene ambiance, and take a stroll in the sprawling meadows of this captivating hill resort. Admire the breathtaking landscape silhouetted against the mighty Himalayas. Partake in thrilling and adrenaline-pumping sports like skiing, trekking, and ice skating with your spouse and have an extraordinary honeymoon.

  • Visiting Hours: 24 hours
  • Time Required: 1 Day
  • Entry Fees: Nil
  • Things to do in Kufri: Skiing, ice skating, horse riding, trekking

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Embark on the new journey and indulge in romantic experiences with your spouse in Chail. The erstwhile summer capital of the king of Patiala, Chail is among the most beautiful hill towns of Himachal Pradesh. The quaint ambiance of Chail allows couples to weave unforgettable memories with each other.

Drenched in serenity, this beautiful hill station is among the top tourist destinations for a honeymoon in Shimla where you can have an immersive experience together. Nothing can beat the experience of strolling in jaw-dropping locales with your hands clasped with your bae. Do not forget to dine in here while admiring the enchanting sunset with your sweetheart.

  • Visiting Hours: 24 hours
  • Time Required: 1 Day
  • Entry Fees: Nil
  • Things to do in Chail: Nature walk, hiking, camping, photography

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The Mall Road

One of the most sought-after tourist attractions of Shimla and famous among honeymooners, The Mall Road is a major hangout point in this renowned hill resort. In the evening, when the sun is about to set, the enchanting beauty of this majestic enhances. You can witness the mesmerizing sunset views with your companion from The Mall Road and delve into the captivating beauty of this serene ambiance.

This is a perfect romantic escape for honeymooners and it is the popular shopping place in Shimla that is flocked by a large number of tourists throughout the day.Enjoy shopping, treat your spouse with all the love, and gift them exotic handlooms as well as handicrafts of Himachal Pradesh from here. The beautiful weather and colonial structure on The Mall Road make the sightseeing tour memorable as you explore these attractions, which have retained their old-world charm.

  • Visiting Hours: 24 hours
  • Time Required: 4 – 5 Hours
  • Entry Fees: Nil
  • Things to do at The Mall Road: Sunset watching, shopping, photography

The Ridge

Nestled in the heart of Shimla, The Ridge is an open space in the heart of Mall Road from where you can relish the captivating views of the mountains and majestic Himalayan peaks. Savor the toothsome delicacies at the street vendors and cafes while admiring the mesmerizing sights of the snow-clad peaks. Dotted with architectural marvels, heritage buildings, shops, and statues,

The Ridge is an amazing place for the heritage walk with your partner.It is the hub of all cultural activities and an amazing place to hang out with your partner and witness the rich cultural heritage of the city. The point where The Mall Road meets The Ridge is called a Scandal Point. Enjoy the romantic weather of Shimla while strolling on The Ridge perfectly compliment your celebratory mood.

  • Visiting Hours: 24 hours
  • Time Required: 2 – 3 Hours
  • Entry Fees: Nil
  • Things to do at The Ridge: Shopping, photography, café hopping, heritage walk, sunrise and sunset views

Naldehra Peak

Blessed with lush greenery and soothing weather, Naldehra Peak enjoys salubrious climatic conditions which make the trip with your love memorable. You will get the opportunity to enjoy some quality time with each other away from the crowd and soak in the tranquility of this mesmerizing place. Trek to Naldehra Peak by crossing dense forests and witnessing the charm of natural landscapes in their purest form is a beautiful experience.

The expansive scenery will open up your senses and make your trip memorable. Climb to the top of the peak while holding the hand of your companion and enjoy the journey which is worthwhile for you to witness the jaw-dropping setting of the city.

  • Visiting Hours: 6 AM – 6 PM
  • Time Required: 4 – 5 Hours
  • Entry Fees: Nil
  • Things to do at The Naldehra: Trekking, golfing, horse riding

The Scandal Point


The junction point of The Ridge and The Mall Road in Shimla is known as Scandal Point. Visit this viewpoint with your spouse and soak in the charming aura of these tranquil environs. Unravel the tantalizing mystery behind the name of this tourist destination.

Take a romantic walk to Scandal Point and witness the enthralling sunrise as well as sunset views. With the backdrop of beautiful mountain ranges, you can satiate your taste buds and savor the lip-smacking food together. This place has an intriguing, however, loving tale, which couples would love to know.

This captivating story revolves around two famous personalities, the Maharaja of Patiala and the Viceroy’s daughter.They fall in love with each other and used to meet each other here at this point. When Viceroy got to know this, he got angry and banned the entry of Maharaja in Shimla.

Later on, he constructed a new summer capital in Chail for himself. There is also a Maggie Point there where newlyweds can have a delectable Maggie while admiring the mountain views.

  • Visiting Hours: 6 AM – 8 PM
  • Time Required: 1 – 2 Hours
  • Entry Fees: Nil
  • Things to do at The Scandal Point: Witness sunset and sunrise, relax and rejuvenate

Summer Hill

Shimla is a cluster of seven hills and Summer Hill is one of them, which is blessed with breathtaking beauty and picturesque setting. This is among the popular places to visit during the Shimla honeymoon and to rejuvenate amidst the serenity of nature. The pleasant atmosphere and varied flora and fauna make this perfect romantic escape for the newlyweds.

Click pictures together with the backdrop of jaw-dropping scenery while making different lovey-dovey poses and make your honeymoon unforgettable.

Also, trek through the dense forest to spend some quality time in the lap of mother nature away in a secluded place. Enjoy shopping and treat yourselves to local delicacies.

  • Visiting Hours: 24 Hours
  • Time Required: 1 – 2 Hours
  • Entry Fees: Nil
  • Things to do at The Summer Hill: Trekking, walking, and rejuvenating

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Gaiety Theatre

Designed in typical Gothic style, Gaiety Theatre is a heritage monument that was built in 1887. Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex is a significant tourist place in Shimla where cultural events of the state are organized. This is a five-story building with a theatre, ballroom, armory, bar, and galleries.

It is a perfect place to enjoy your time and get glimpses of the glorious history of Shimla in the past.This exquisite edifice is a true manifestation of Victorian artistry.

Some of the popular movies like Tamasha, music videos of Arijit Singh’s song ‘Pachtaoge’ and ‘Main nikla gaddi le ke’ of Gadar – Ek Prem Katha were filmed here. This 134-year-old architectural marvel is an amazing place to spend your day with your spouse while attending the music event, admiring the paintings and arts.

You can also attend cultural programs that display ancient and historical art. It is a perfect place for history buffs and architectural enthusiasts.

  • Visiting Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Time Required: 3 – 4 Hours
  • Entry Fees: INR 10 per person for Indian nationals without the camera and INR 25 with the camera. INR 25 for foreign nationals without the camera and INR 50 with the camera.
  • Things to do at The Summer Hill: Attend drama, music, and cultural shows, explore museums and galleries

Vibrant cafés, lively streets along with every tourist destination of Shimla is filled with romance and makes your honeymoon unforgettable. With the list of top tourist destinations to visit in Shimla for a honeymoon, you can plan your Shimla tour and have a memorable journey.

Embark on a trip of a lifetime with the love of your life and pamper each other with all the love in the world. Partake in adventurous activities, spend alone time together amidst nature and at secluded places, and express your love at some of the enchanting places so that you will remember those moments for your whole life. From beholding charming sights to romantic tours in this hill town, Shimla has so much to offer to couples.

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