India’s northern region is considered as a summer getaway for those living in the plains elsewhere. Uttarakhand is one state in this region which is blessed with a number of cool spots which provide a welcome respite from the heat. Not only are these places spectacularly beautiful, they also have splendid weather making them ideal holiday destinations. While Uttarakhand is a great vacation destination for families, it is also home to some beautiful honeymoon spots. With breathtaking beauty all around and pleasant weather almost all year round, Uttarakhand can be a delight for couples looking to rekindle their romance. here are the best honeymoon destinations in Uttarakhand that will give the conventional honeymoon spots a run for their money. ALSO SEE Honeymoon packages under 50,000 in India: Places to visit in India for a budget-friendly honeymoon
Ranikhet in Uttarakhand
Located in the Almora district, Ranikhet is a scenic paradise with beautiful mountain peaks, lush green grasslands and enticing trekking trails. Its ancient temples and adventure activities are also great attractions for toruists. The weather becomes extremely romantic between March and May making it a great choice for honeymooning couples.
Breathtakingly beautiful and relatively unexplored, Auli is Uttarakhand’s hidden gem. Located in the Chamoli district, Auli is worth a visit for its views of snow-capped peaks, its wonderful apple orchards and its lush green deodar and oak forests. The Auli to Joshimath trek is one of the famous trails in Uttarakhand and can be an exciting activity for couples.
Naini Lake in Nainital
The lake district of Nainital is named after the Naini Lake and is considered as one of north India’s prime tourist spots. Apart from its mesmerizing lakes, the surrounding mountain views and lovely weather make Nainital an amazing honeymoon spot. You can indulge in several recreational activities here like boating, angling and trying out the delicious local food.
Beautiful landscape in Rishikesh
Rishikesh is considered the yoga capital of the world and attracts tourists all year round from all over the world. Its beautiful landscapes and serene ambiance is ideal for couples looking to get away from the urban pollution and daily routine. Rishikesh not only provides a calm atmosphere for couples to spend some quality time with each other, it also offers some exciting adventure activities to give you that adrenaline rush when you need it. CHECK OUT Best beaches in India for honeymoon couples
Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2005, the Valley of Flowers National Park in famous for its stunning beauty and wide variety of flowers. Its scintillating alpine shrubs and meadows, milky white streams, and marvelous snow-clad peaks all around provide the most romantic backdrop you will come across. The pristine air and lovely weather make for a great getaway with your loved one away from the busy, harsh world.
Dayara Bugyal in Uttarakhand: Dilip Merala
Located between two stunning high altitude meadows in the Uttarkashi district, Dayara Bugyal is a delight for trekkers and is full of amazing spots to camp along the route. Each one of these spots on the trail are ideal honeymoon spots where you can light a bonfire and spend the time of your life with your loved one.
Snow in Mussoorie
Mussoorie is one of north India’s most popular hill stations. Its beautiful green hills and majestic views of the Himalayas make it a favorite among honeymooners. Tourist attractions like the famous Kempty falls and Lal Tibba are worth a visit but the best thing to do here is just relax and spend some memorable moments with your loved one in the company of the wonderful weather.
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Part of the chota char dham pilgrimage, Gangotri is located against a scenic backdrop and is a great place for religious tourists. The atmosphere is serene and the drive is extremely picturesque. The river Ganga originates from the Gangotri glacier and you can see it all along the route here.
Located in the ALmora district, Binsar is known for its lush green forests and breathtaking weather. Its rich flora and fauna and diverse wildlife make it a delight for nature lovers. Adorned by stunning views of Himalayan peaks, Binsar is a great offbeat choice far from the crowds and noise of commercial tourist spots.
Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand
Known as one of India’s finest wildlife sanctuaries, the Jim Corbett National Park can serve as an excellent honeymoon spot. Its pleasant weather and natural beauty combines with its serene ambiance is perfect for a romantic getaway. What better way to feel closer to your partner than in the lap of nature, right? NOW SEE Most romantic honeymoon destinations in India
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