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Have you been looking for that special destination for your honeymoon? Post marriage, it’s a dream for every couple to spend an exclusive “lone time” together. Destination plays a significant part here. It’s the scenic beauty that transfers the couples to a fairy tale world of romance and ecstasy. Well then, why not opt for the best honeymoon destinations in India. The country is a land of contrasts and surprises! You have the majestic mountains at one end, and then there is the deep blue sea. In addition, there are the pleasant coastal backdrops and the splendid beaches. For the ones having an affinity for art, culture and history, there are royal forts, havelis, monuments, and beautiful gardens that render a romantic charm to your relationship.
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Travel to Kerala
An overview of the Asian countries reveals that India is a famous honeymoon destination amongst couples. Be it the hills or forest, there is plenty of nature and its bounty. South India is an upcoming tourist hub for foreigners as well as for honeymooners. Kerala backwaters with its picture postcard setting and serene lakes is an ideal place to be with your spouse. Putting up in the quaint houseboats floating on the water is one of the most romantic things to do.
Tourism in Kerala has witnessed an overwhelming increase with attractive destinations like Alappuzha or Allepy. Here you will find a conglomeration of small villages reflecting a natural lure of the countryside. This is actually very enticing when you plan to take a break from the regular hustle-bustle of life. You will be encompassed by the coconut palms, small seafood eateries and the Alappuzha beach. When planning to travel out with your spouse, you can visit Alleppy. Other tourist attractions are St.Andrews Church, Devi Temple and the Nagraj Temple. Couples often visit these holy shrines, to start their new married life with the blessings of the deities.
No vacation is complete without food and other culinary delights. The same holds true for your honeymoon trip. In Kerala, coconut is an integral part of most preparations. Cuisine of Kerala is mostly a mixture of seafood, meat and vegetables cooked in spices and coconut milk. The predominant taste is sour and tangy. Couples can experiment with “Puttu” which is a renowned breakfast preparation. It is steamed rice powder seasoned with coconut and consumed along with curry, bananas or stew. Other South Indian specialties are Uttapam, Dosas, Sambhar and Idlis. An interesting traditional cuisine delight is “Sadhyas”, which is a vegetable platter including rice and other side dishes. Couples having an affinity for tandoor and mughal dishes can also try the “Malabar Biriyani” and other varieties in Malabar Cuisine.
Travel to Munnar
Your honeymoon vacation to “God’s own Land” Kerala is incomplete without a visit to Munnar. One of the most captivating hill stations that is situated at the convergence of three mountain streams, namely Mudrapuzha, Kundala and Nallathanni. Meandering lanes and exotic tea plantations would pave your way to this hill station. For couples having an interest in outdoor activities, can take part in rope climbing, trekking and paragliding here.
Tourist attractions in Munnar include places like Nyayamakad, situated at a distance of 10 kms. A place that welcomes you with its cascading white foamy waterfalls situated at an altitude of 1600 meters and makes up for a splendid view. Anaimudi Peak is the most coveted haunt amongst the honeymooners as well as trekkers. Standing at an altitude of 2695 meters, it offers a breathtaking view of the landscape around. Another place that has gained much prominence is the Echo Point. The place has acquired fame owing to the echo phenomenon. It would be interesting for couples to be there and call out each others name. If you feel you can even record the sounds as a romantic memento. Rajmala in Munnar, is known as the abode of Nilgiri Tahr and is situated at a distance of 15kms. Camera is a must accessory when you are visiting to places such as these.
On your honeymoon, spend some time shopping in Munnar. This is the land of spices and green valleys. Spice souvenirs are famous gift items purchased by tourists. The top tea station offers an assortment of unusual fruits like tree tomato and passion fruits. You can even visit the stores located close by Matupetty Dam that sells decorative items in wood. Other than this you would find handicraft items like Koftgari works, Kathakali masks, Lapidary works, wooden marquetry, granite carvings and many more.
Travel to Goa
Your honeymoon travel to Goa would take you to a land of mixed culture, ancient churches, monuments and the pristine sea shores. In addition, to that you get to relish the sumptuous Goan cuisine. For the couples having a love for nature and colorful festivals, a honeymoon tour to Goa is a must. Goa beaches are an ideal place for a relaxing vacation. Both of you spend time soaking in the sun as you relax by the sea side. In addition to that, take part in the sea sports and other water sport activities. The renowned beaches are:-
- Palolem Beach
- Arambol Beach
- Colva Beach
- Agonda Beach
- Anjuna Beach
- Baga Beach
- Vagator Beach
Sightseeing in Goa would take you various churches that are scattered all over the place. All of them have a history of its own. The popular Goa churches are as follows:-
- Goa Basilica of Bom Jesus
- Church of St. Francis-Xavier
- Church of St. Cajetan
Every couple wants to experience nature’s beauty and spend some quality time together. Goa offers all of it to the honeymooners. Apart from the churches and beaches there are lakes, waterfalls and springs. Other places of natural beauty in Goa are Mayhem Lake, Kesarval springs, Arvalem waterfalls and Dudsagar waterfalls.
Goa, Munnar and Kerala are few of the many honeymoon destinations in India. The country with its undulating terrain, valleys, lakes and wildlife parks has something for everyone to witness.