5 Basis of Deciding on a Honeymoon Destination You Both Will Enjoy
How are you going to select your honeymoon destination? Asking family and friends and contacting travel agencies is OK, but before getting bombarded with advices and recommendations make sure what you and your partner is looking forward to and expect from this honeymoon. Considering mutual interests and preferences should be on top before finalizing anything.
Here are some of our suggestions (of places in India) for your reason of picking a particular honeymoon package in India.
Offbeat / least ventured places
Offbeat often translates into places where crowd doesn’t go. Two options are here as well; some may not afford to go and others do not either know or prefer to go.
If money is really not a consideration most of the destinations can be made luxury by reserving a luxury accommodation; choices are Taj Hotel, Oberoi Chain of hotels, Hilton, Marriot and likes.
And for other kind of offbeat places are Lakshadweep, North Kerala, Khajuraho, Hampi, Annamalai Hills, Tawang, Yumthang Valley, Sunderbans, Ladakh, Kalimpong, Diu and many others.
Seasons / Climate / Geography
You can have specific places in particularseason on your mind for your honeymoon or you can just randomly decide on a place depending on your wedding date and the season that follows it. Numerous popular destinations make to the list on different seasons. And as seasons go, geography plays a major role: hill stations, beach destinations, deserts, and tropical getaways.
Tropical: Typically beach places top the list for most honeymooners and no second thoughts disturb the decisions. In India, there’s no dearth of such places as it’s the country with longest coastal line. States like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Kerala, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman & Diu, Goa and many others are on the list.
Winter: Gorgeous valleys of Kashmir, numerous hill stations in both north and south of India, Ladhakh, Sikkim, Gangtok, Dalhousie, Simla, Coorg, Udaipur, Meghalaya, Munnar and Andamans are among the choicest location. Wildlife Safari of winter destinations is absolute delight, like Hemis National park.
Monsoon: If you love rains, any scenic natural beauty becomes more romantic during Monsoons. Consider any of the place mentioned above only in Monsoons, during Jul to Sep and it’s absolute bliss.
Culture / Festivities unique to the places
Traditional: India is a land of colors and festivals and to experience that during your honeymoon you need to plan it as per the dates of the festivals / celebrations, like Onam in Kerala (August) with Thissurpooram, Vallamkali etc. mark the ceremony, Thissur; Hornbill in Nagaland (December); Bihu in Assam (April); Durga Puja in Kolkata, West Bengal (October) and many more. These dates are often on the official calendars and easy to mark.
Art and Music festivals:The list includes International Film festival of India, Panaji, Sunburn Music Festival and Goa Carnival in Goa, Kala Ghoda Arts Festival in Kala Ghoda District, Mumbai (Feb), India Art Fair in Delhi (Dec /Jan), SurajKund Crafts Mela, Faridabad (Feb),Taj Mahotsav, Agra (Feb),Rajasthan International Folk Festival, Jodhpur (Meghnad Fort). The list is long. Pick your favourite or explore to know more.
Activity or Excursion filled
You can go adrenaline-specific at Rishikesh or curious in any historical place like Rajasthan. You might want to explore tea plantation or spice farms in Kerala or go Temple hopping in any state of your choice in India as the country is replete with them. Choice is completely yours.
So what would be focus point while deciding your tour package for honeymoon? Let us know!
Author Bio: - Jyoti is a travel writer, who love to explore different destinations across the globe, In the above article Jyoti is sharing her views about her recent international honeymoon package.