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The wedding celebrations are finally over. And, now it is time for your honeymoon. But wait! Are you worried that the monsoon rains in India will spoil your entire trip? Well, movies always depict monsoon as the season of love. Then how can you expect it to ruin the most romantic vacation of your life? So, staying indoors and waiting for the weather to clear up or opting for an international destination does not make any sense at all.
Here are some amazing honeymoon destinations in India that look even more beautiful and picturesque during the monsoon season.
Known as the nature’s gift to mankind, the Valley of Flowers looks as beautiful as it sounds. During the monsoons, this region in the Chamoli district comes alive with more than 400 varieties of flowers in their full bloom. This national park remains covered with thick blanket of snow during the winters. So, the best time to visit the valley is from June to October. Also, if you and your spouse are fond of trekking, then this is an ideal destination for you.
Fondly called the Scotland of India, Coorg is the most affluent hill station of Karnataka. With its gorgeous sceneries, tinkling waterfalls and vast coffee plantations, it is the perfect getaway for couples seeking scenic beauty. The 'Kashmir of South', Coorg is famous for its Abbey and Iruppu waterfalls, which look even more stunning during the monsoons. Also, if you are into adventure sports, then climb the highest peak of Tadiandamol, which is known for its wonderful scenery.
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Nestled in the abode of clouds, Shillong in Meghalaya is one of the most underrated hill stations in the country. Known for its captivating view, the city looks even more beautiful during the monsoons. If you do not mind getting drenched, this place is a perfect getaway for couples who want to rejuvenate their mind, body and soul after the hectic wedding celebrations. Also, monsoon is the best season to enjoy the waterfalls here. You must visit the Elephant Falls and the Spread Eagle Falls. For all those couples who enjoy food, the place also offers amazing Tibetan delicacies.
When you think of Puducherry (formerly known as Pondicherry), you visualise images of beautiful beaches and buildings from the colonial era. And, that is what this ‘French Riviera of the East’ is all about. If you love taking long walks with your spouse in the rain, then Puducherry is just the perfect place. You can visit popular beaches, such as Auroville beach, Serenity beach, and Villianur beach. Besides these, you can also visit the Goubert market for some knick-knacks and the Chunnambar boat house to enjoy some water sports.
Going by its name, which means, a grove of coconut trees, this place gives you a splendid sight during the monsoon season. Kovalam has three beaches- the Hawah beach, the Lighthouse beach and the Samudra beach, all of which are amazingly beautiful. Once there, do not forget to witness the stunning sunset with your partner at the Samudra beach. You can also shop for some rose and teak wood handicrafts from the local market. And, do not forget to take a refreshing ayurvedic massage at one of the spas with your partner to relive yourself from the tiredness that you might have got from the wedding celebrations.
This royal city is one of the most favourite honeymoon destinations among newlyweds in India. And, the charm of Udaipur gets even more enhanced during the rainy season. The beautiful forts and palaces look breathtakingly beautiful when they get a flavour of freshness because of the rains. So, book a heritage hotel and get set to bask in the royal glory of this splendid place with your partner.
Check out what more can you do at this beautiful place: 14 Things You Must Do In Udaipur To Make Your Honeymoon Truly Unforgettable
One of the hottest tourist spots in India, Goa is among the best honeymoon destinations during monsoon as well. While its beaches certainly are the main attractions, there is a lot more as well that you can do in Goa, especially during rainy season. If you and your partner have an interest in wildlife, then head towards the city famous wildlife sanctuaries, which become lush green during monsoon. The popular sanctuaries of the city are Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary, Mollem National Park, and Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary. The waterfalls are also a must-visit during this season. So, do not forget to visit Dudhsagar Falls and Arvalem Waterfalls once you are in Goa. Apart from this, you can visit churches, spice plantations, enjoy nightlife, or simply take a walk in rain with your partner to make the most of your vacation in Goa.
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Maharashtra’s popular hill station, Mahabaleshwar, is a perfect honeymoon destination for the adventure-lovers during monsoon. The lush greenery, beautiful valley, breathtaking mountain peaks, and a lot more such things simply make Mahabaleshwar look like a paradise. Once there, enjoy the magnificent views from the Arthur’s Seat, Kate’s Point, Elephant Point and Wilson Point. Visit Venna lake with your partner to add a bit more romance to your vacation. And, do not forget to enjoy some fresh strawberries if you visit Mahabaleshwar during monsoon.
Well, we are sure these stunning places got you all-excited about your honeymoon during the most romantic season of the year. So, just pick your favourite one, and get set to make this romantic getaway one of the most memorable times of your life.
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