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After the rituals of the big, fat Indian wedding are finally over after days, it is time for the couple to spend some quality time together and begin a new chapter of their life. The honeymoon is a trip for the couple to spend some blissful time away in a new place and traveling together certainly makes the bond stronger. With the wedding season on right now, we are sure newly-weds are looking for honeymoon destinations as well. December is a great time to explore places in India. From extremely cold ones for those who love winters to pleasantly cool places, there is no dearth of honeymoon options in India. We have compiled a list of the best places for a honeymoon in December in India. ALSO SEE How to have sex in an airplane without getting caught Also Read - Terrifying Videos of Locust Attack Take Over Twitter; 'What's Wrong With You 2020', Ask Netizens
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If you are an adventurous couple who would love to learn a new sport on your honeymoon, you should consider Gulmarg. It is known as one of the best ski destinations in India and December is the time when you can truly enjoy skiing here. Gulmarg is one of the places where you can see a white winter due to snowfall, making it look absolutely magical. Even if you dont want to ski, if you love winter and snow, Gulmarg can be your honeymoon destination. Sightseeing attractions like Nagin Valley and Apharwat Peak make for some beautiful backdrops for photos.
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The mesmerizing backwaters of Kerala are a perfect honeymoon destination and more so in the month of December when the weather is pleasant but not too harsh to bear. For couples who arent big fans of the cold, a trip to Alleppey is our ideal recommendation. Cruzing on the backwaters surrounded by ample lush greenery is not just peaceful but also picture-perfect. Experience a stay on a houseboat that is anchored in the water at night and enjoy authentic Kerala cuisine served on a banana leaf. If not a houseboat, you can stay in a luxury resort that is along the backwaters.
For those couples who love living like royals, a honeymoon in Udaipur is perfectly apt. One of the most picturesque and romantic destinations, Udaipur is known for its Lake Palace which is now a heritage hotel. If you are ready to splurge, you should book a room here and enjoy the royal pampering that comes with it. If not, there are several other heritage hotels and havelis that offer a view of Lake Pichola and the palace and are ideal for honeymooners. Udaipur also has other attractions like the City Palace of Udaipur, Jag Mandir and Eklingi Temple. December is a good time as the temperature is ideal for venturing out in the day and the nights can be chilly.
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If you are a couple whod rather escape to an offbeat destination than do the usual romantic escapades, Shillong is ideal for you two. The northeast of India is rather unexplored by tourists yet making it a hidden treasure where you will find fewer tourists and more beauty. This makes Shillong a great honeymoon getaway. Along with Shillong, you can also explore nearby areas like Cherrapunjee, Dawki and Mawlynnong which are just as beautiful or wed say even more. December however means that it is going to be cold and chilly in the northeast so brace yourself and carry your woollens along.
Rann of Kutch
An expanse of white land as far as the eye can see but it isnt snow, rather it is salt plains. This rather unique place is in Gujarat and Rann of Kutch is one of the most beautiful landscapes you can visit making it apt for your honeymoon. December is one of the best times to visit the Rann as the climate is perfect. It is not too hot during the day and the nights are pleasant to chilly. Of course, you will need your winter wear but the beauty of the place will simply sweep you off your feet. Rann of Kutch hosts an annual three-month-long festival called Rann Utsav which is currently ongoing.
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Pristine white sand beaches, blue waters of the ocean and some moments of solitude: if this is what you are looking for in your honeymoon, then Andaman Island is one of the best destinations for you. The winter season is an ideal time to go here as the climate is pleasant to go around sightseeing. You will have to take multiple ferries from one place to the other as you go island hopping. You can also learn scuba diving here and for history buffs, there is the Cellular Jail and light and sound show in the evening. Andaman Island is also famous for its amazing natural beauty and cleanliness.
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Misty hills, a serene lake and natural beauty is what you can expect when in Nainital. For couples who like the quintessential romantic honeymoon, Nainital is a promising option you should consider. From going boating to taking long strolls and sipping hot tea overlooking the mountains, Nainital is beauty in the lap of nature. Apart from sightseeing attractions like Snow View Point, Naini Lake and more, there are also several temples in Nainital that you can visit to seek blessings of the almighty as you begin this new journey together. The weather in December is pretty cold making it an off peak season so expect lower rates and fewer people.
Last but not the least, we cannot end the list without having Goa in it. One of the best seasons to visit Goa is the winter and December in particular when the vibe is electric thanks to the upcoming Christmas and New Years. Goa is spectacular during this time and if you are a couple who loves to party, it is perfect for you. However, you can also enjoy some peaceful, romantic moments in south Goa where the beaches are cleaner and secluded and not too many tourists as in north Goa. The days are pleasant and the nights slightly chilly in December.
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