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Udaipur Honeymoon for a Royal Retreat & Romance 1

Udaipur Honeymoon for a Royal Retreat & Romance

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Popularly known as the ‘City of Lakes’, Udaipur is a city of royal palaces and serene lakes. Udaipur is one city that one can’t just see but feel too. It is also a perfect destination for Honeymoon and a wonderful place to spend an ideal time together. The perfect weather, the love in the air and the romantic charm of this city, will bless you with an ideal beginning of your married life. The city is famous for its monuments, serene Lakes, magnificent forts, and fascinating palaces. Along with various tourist attractions, the lakes city offers a large number of activities for you and your partner to indulge in. To make your honeymoon in Udaipur a memorable you can, indulge in the boat ride in the majestic Lake Pichola, relax in a luxury resort, admire the lively art scenes & the historical places, or enjoy the beautiful view of the sun setting into the lake. So if you’re getting married sooner and seeking for a perfect honeymoon destination in India, then Udaipur will be the best choice to make your honeymoon a memorable event.

 

Popular Romantic Things to do in Udaipur

Romantic Boat Ride at Lake Pichola

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Cruises on the blue water of Lake Pichola with your better half on a luxurious boat. Relish the evening covered in orange hues of dusk and glittering city lights. The hour-long boat ride along the lake becomes of the most romantic things to do in Udaipur as the evening culminates into the night, filling the sky with stars.

Visiting hours: 9 AM to 6 AM
Private boat charges: INR 2,000
Location: Beside Udaipur City Palace, Lake Pichola, Udaipur, Rajasthan – 313001

Sunset Terrace – Witness the Stunning Sunset Views

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Admiring the sunset views from the Sunset Terrace at Fateh Prakash Palace is a must for all young couples in love. It surrounded by Aravalli mountains and overlooked the majestic Lake Pichola. Sitting here and viewing the setting sun over the horizon will undoubtedly one of the most exciting things to do on your Udaipur Honeymoon; don’t forget to catch the beautiful recollections of the evening in your camera.

Visiting hours: 7 AM to 10:30 PM
Location: Fateh Prakash Palace, The City Palace Complex, City Palace Rd, Silawat Wadi, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001

Ambrai Ghat – Spend a Romantic Night With Your Beloved

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Ambrai Ghat is also one of the best honeymoon places in Udaipur. The restaurant situated by the magnificent views of the city and is this one of the most alluring places to visit in this royal city, especially for newlyweds couples. They can spend a tranquil and romantic night and feel the romance in the air of Udaipur.

Visiting hours: 8 AM–12 AM
Location: Chandpole Maji Ka Mandir, Cheerwa, Ambamata, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001

Paragliding – Touch Heights With Your Loved One

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The other famous destination for paragliding in Rajasthan is Udaipur. The beautiful lakes, palaces, and landscapes of Udaipur makes it a perfect destination for paragliding, which offers stunning views of the city from above. The best time to enjoy is from September to March when the weather and wind conditions are favorable.

Paragliding joy ride charges: INR 1,500 – 2,000 per person
Best months for paragliding in Udaipur: September – March

Manek Chowk – Enjoy the Mewar Light and Sound Show

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It is also one of the best things that you definitely enjoy your Udaipur Honeymoon trip. The show brings alive the rich history of the town and leaves you mesmerized. The show attended by Indians as well as foreign tourists who are interested in Indian history.

Show timings
Hindi: 8 pm to 9 pm
English: 7 pm to 8 pm

Entry fee
Hindi show: INR 250 per person
English show: INR 500 per person

Location: City Palace, Manek Chowk, Udaipur, Rajasthan, 313001

Shilpgram – a Countryside Walk

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located in the north-west of Udaipur, Shilpgram beautifully displays the local art and culture of Rajasthan. You can witness the lifestyle of the tribal people of Rajasthan at Shilpgram, the rural complex of arts and crafts in Udaipur. Also, you can see the 26 traditional village houses from Goa, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra decorated with traditional art, and spend a lazy day exploring traditional art in the tranquility of the village. A visit to Shilpgram makes for a truly fascinating experience and you can also buy beautiful handicrafts, hand-woven clothes, mirror work, and embroidery work items. It is also the venue of the Shilpgram Mela, a crafts fair held every year in November/December.

Opening time: Every day 11 AM – 7 PM
Entry fee: Indians: Rs 15, Foreigners: Rs 25
Location: Hawala Kalan, Shilpgram, Udaipur, Rajasthan 313001

Historical Sites – Experience the Majesty of Udaipur

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Udaipur is known for its rich heritage and vibrant culture and has been attracting thousands of tourists and honeymooners for years. Explore City Palace Udaipur, Lake Palace Udaipur, Bagore Ki Haveli, Jag Mandir Palace, and Maharana Pratap Memorial to admire the beauty of the architecture of these monuments. Taking a romantic tour with your sweetheart to get a glimpse of Udaipur’s glorious past would be one of the best things on your Udaipur Honeymoon trip.

Entry fee range: Between INR 50 to 500 for most of the historical places
Visiting hours: 8:30 am to 9:30 pm

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Jodhpur Honeymoon – Romance in the Blue City of India

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Honeymoon is a particular time in your life when you get to know each other and begin a new life. So your honeymoon destination must be unique if you have a dream to celebrate your special days of honeymoon in a royal style. Then, Jodhpur is perfect for you. The dazzling golden sand, magnificent places, rustic villages, heritage filled monuments, and alluring places with its scenic beauty add glamor and thrill to your honeymoon day. Along with various tourist attractions, the scenic beauty and peace of this town make it one of the most romantic honeymoon places in Rajasthan.

 

Romantic things to do at Jodhpur

Mehrangarh Fort – Sightseeing

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Mehrangarh fort is one best honeymoon places in Jodhpur. It is amongst the largest forts in India and accommodates several palaces within it. Built-in around 1459 by Rao Jodha, the fort is known for its intricate carvings and expansive courtyards. From the top of the fort, the couple can witness the panoramic view of the old city of Jodhpur that still has those blue houses, after which Jodhpur is called the blue city. Also, you can visit the museum with your partner to explore the heritage of Rathores.

 

Mehrangarh Fort Ticket Charges:
Rs. 60.0 per person for Indians
Rs. 400.0 per person for foreigner tourists

Mehrangarh Fort Timing: 9 am–5 pm

Location: The Fort, Paota, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342006

Camel Safari

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Camel Safari is one of the best romantic things to do in Jodhpur. If you haven’t done this, you haven’t been to Jodhpur. You can enjoy this thrilling activity with your loved ones. Hop on the camel and explore the eternal sands with an opportunity to witness the sunset and enjoy a delicious dinner afterward, is enough to make your honeymoon for a lifetime experience.

Camping

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Camping can be a great idea for a couple who love the outdoors and are willing to Chance the weather. And if it’s Jodhpur, It is going to be more fun as you will be staying amidst the Sand Dunes. It would be a very enthralling experience for you. The camps are provided with all the amenities, where you can also get to savor Rajasthani dinner under the stars and enjoy various activities like dance, and folk music performance during camping.

Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park

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A romantic walk through Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park is one of the best things to do in Jodhpur for the couple. The park boasts of more than 80 native species of plants from the Thar desert. Endure a leisurely stroll through its walking trail for that refreshing feeling of being amidst desert vegetation. This park is one of the most popular romantic destinations in Jodhpur, which is set on an outcrop of volcanic rock.

 

Location: At the foot of Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001

Fee: INR 100 per adult,  200 per person for Guided Walk

Timings: Sunday to Saturday – 9:00 hours to 6:30 hours

Go for Ziplining

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Ziplining is also one of the best things to do in Jodhpur. It’s also called the flying fox, is perfect for adding some adventurous charm in your jodhpur honeymoon. Taking you above the city with the backdrop of Mehrangarh Fort, this activity is the best of all the fun things to do in Jodhpur. The circuit takes nearly 90 minutes to complete.

 

Fee: INR 1,500 per person for adults, INR 1,250 per person for students(The Prices are subject to change)
Operating Hours: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Paragliding

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Paragliding is one of the best things for adventure lovers in Jodhpur. Couples can enjoy exceptional sightseeing and aerial photography through this activity. The blue city is among the best places to try paragliding in India. Be assured of your safety with a proficient pilot accompanying you. 

 

Duration: 10 minutes to half an hour

Fee: INR 2990 per person (The Prices are subject to change)

Operating Hours: Sunday to Saturday – 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Rajasthani Cuisine – Indulge in Local Flavors

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The royal city of Jodhpur is primarily known for its royal hospitality and delicious food. Jodhpuri cuisine is spicy and the sweets are made rich with lavish portions of dry fruits. The couples can savor the classic Dal Bati Churma, and delicious street foods such as Pyaaz Kachori, Mawa Kachori, Mirchi Vada, Panchkula, and Makhaniya Lassi, Makhan Vade, Mawa kachori, and Besan Chikki dominate the sweets sections. Jodhpur is genuinely a food lovers’ paradise where you can enjoy some unique Rajasthani dishes like gulab jamun ki sabzi and meaty delights like Laal maas. You can also go for a food tour with your loved ones through the streets of Blue city. That’s why we have put together this list of not-to-be-missed dishes in Jodhpur and the best places to try them at.

Umaid Bhawan Palace and Museum

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Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the largest royal residences in the world. The golden-yellow sandstone makes it a monument to Jodhpur’s gallantry and romance. You can get a glimpse inside the palace by having a pricey dinner at one of its restaurants or visiting the museum. The museum mostly displays old photos of the Maharaja and his family. You can see the vintage cars that belonged to the Royal families of Udaipur. You can also spend some quality time at Umaid Bhawan palace garden and with royal-themed dinners that flaunt all the pomp and the splendor of the desert kingdom.

 

Timing: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Ticket Charges: Rs.30 per person for Indian, Rs.100 for foreigners
Location: Circuit House Rd, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342006.

Jaswant Thada

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Jaswant Thada is one of the best honeymoon spots in Jodhpur. This white monument stands near a small lake, creating a perfect romantic getaway from the bustling chaos of Jodhpur. This Peaceful place is beautified with Jalis, artworks, and portraits of Rajput rulers. The couples can witness the classic beauty of Rajputana and Mughal fusion architecture, with a floral garden that gives them a perfect landscape to enjoy a quiet time. Along with beautiful architecture, the Mewar Taj Mahal has the various peculiarities that attract thousands of people every year.

 

Timing: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Ticket Charges: Rs.15 per person for Indian, Rs.30 for foreigners
Location: Lawaran, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001

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Top 10 Reasons Why Jaisalmer is the Best Honeymoon Destination

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Jaisalmer, The Golden City of India, is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in Rajasthan. A beautiful city surrounded by the vast expanse of glittering sands and air infused with tales of love, passion, devotion, and sacrifice. The magnificent forts, deserts, camel safari, and everything makes it an exciting honeymoon destination for newlyweds. The city has a lot for the honeymooners, where they can enjoy dinner on the dunes, experience local music, and dance, explore local art, watch the sunset while holding hands together and enjoy a romantic stay at swiss tent.

 

Jaisalmer Honeymoon Top Things to Do

The romantic atmosphere and carved buildings make honeymoon in Jaisalmer an unforgettable experience. Usually, Jaisalmer conjures up images of only sand, camels, campaign, and old mud structures, but there is a lot more to do in this desert state. Here are the top 10 reasons why Jaisalmer is the best honeymoon destination in India.

1. Jaisalmer Fort – Sightseeing

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Build-in 1156 AD by the Rajput ruler Rawal Jaisal, Jaisalmer fort is one of the most popular honeymoon places in Jaisalmer. Standing tall and proud amidst the sandy expanse of the Thar desert, this fort has adorned various Bollywood songs. The couple can witness the beautiful view when the spectacular fort turns into a golden hue under the rays of the sun. You can also plan to visit the Desert Museum and Heritage Museum if you have time.

Jaisalmer Fort Ticket Charges: Rs 50
Jaisalmer Fort Timing: 7AM – 6PM
Location: Fort Rd, Near Gopa Chowk, Khejer Para, Manak Chowk, Amar Sagar Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

2. Gadisar Lake – Bird Watching

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Gadisar Lake is situated in the south of the city and treats you with breathtaking surroundings. It is one of the best honeymoon places in Jaisalmer as lakes are always amongst the top spot for couples to enjoy their evening. If you are planning your trip in the winter season, then you can get to see here a variety of migratory birds. You shouldn’t miss carrying a good pair of binoculars and the best camera if you wish to take some fantastic shots.

Gadisar Lake Timing: 8 AM – 8 PM
Location: Near Tilon Ki Gate | Near Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer 345001

3. Havelis – Visit

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The top three Hawelis to visit in Jaisalmer is Patwon Ki Haveli, Salim Singh Ki Haweli, and Nathmal Ji KI Haveli.  All these beautiful Havelis are made from yellow sandstone and have a wonderfully carved exterior. Patwon ki Haveli is one of the largest Havelis in Rajasthan. It is a cluster of five small Havelis. Started by Guman Chand Patwa, who was a wealthy banker, The haveli Took almost 55 years to be built and was completed by his sons. These Havelis depict architecture from the past and walking past the narrow lanes will give you a royal feel.

Location: No. 3129, Near Chura Para, Rajasthan 345001

4. Sam Sand Dunes – for an Adventure

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If your idea of a honeymoon is an adventure, then Sam Sand Dunes is a must-visit place for you. This place is especially famous for dune bashing at the Sam Sand Dunes. Couples can enjoy activities like camel riding, jeep safari, camping, and Parasailing, all of which can be a memorable honeymoon experience. The night stays in the swiss tents setups will be one of the best romantic things that you can enjoy only on their Jaisalmer Honeymoon Trip.

The best time to visit the place is from October to March when the weather gets a bit cold. Also, you can be part of the most popular Desert Festival of Jaisalmer, which happens in February month every year. It is a three-day event showcasing the culture of Rajasthan.

Location: Sand Dunes, Sam, Rajasthan 345001

5. Desert National Park – Bond on a Safari

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The warm sands of this heartland of the Thar Desert are perfect for an Eco-friendly and romantic honeymoon trip. You can spot chinkaras, black bucks, desert fox, reptiles, species of eagles, vultures and other exotic wild animals. The main attractions of this place are magnificent landscape, extinct lakes, tiger spotting, migratory birds and photography.

Ticket Charges
Indian: Rs.50
Foreigners: Rs.300

Timing: 7 AM – 5 PM
Location: Myajlar Road, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

6. Jaisalmer – Camping

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Camping with your better half under the open sky would be an unforgettable experience for a lifetime. Also, you can relish the live Rajasthani traditional folk dance and listen to mesmerizing musical programs by the local musicians while savoring some delicious Rajasthani cuisine. The Luxurious tents are sure to remind you of the way royal Rajputs and Mughals used to stay while traveling from one place to another.

Location: Sand Dunes Camp And Resort, 205, Jai Narayan Vyas Colony, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

7. Shopping

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Shopping is one of the best things to do in Jaisalmer. There are many colorful shops in the markets around Jaisalmer Fort and Gadi Sagar Lake, where you can buy the various authentic Rajasthani stuff. You can also rent traditional attire at the shop and get yourself clicked for a lifetime memory in this charming city.

What to shop in Jaisalmer: Rajasthani textiles, Jootis, Puppets, local handicrafts, wooden decorative items, Handmade Jewelry, Precious Stones, and Furnished Leather Products.

Where to shop in Jaisalmer: Sadar Bazaar, Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan, Bhatia Bazaar, and Sonoran Ka Bas.

8. Luxury Stay

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Jaisalmer is famously known for its royal hospitality around the world. The offers a wide variety of luxury stay options to make you feel like a royal couple on your Jaisalmer Honeymoon trip. The Rangmahal and Suryagarh are considered for the ultimate royal experience. Both of these offer the best hospitality, spas, and personalised treatment.

Rangmahal: 5, Hotel Complex, Sam Road, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

Suryagarh: Kahala Phata, Jaisalmer – Sam – Dhanana Rd, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

9. Silk Route Art Gallery – Rich Culture

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Silk Route Art Gallery is also one of the best honeymoon spots in Jaisalmer, especially for those who are admirers of the art. The art gallery offers a wonderful collection of Rajasthani handicraft items, including clothes, patchworks, bags, belts, shawls, antiques, and accessories. Take home beautiful collections that aren’t just memorable souvenirs of your visit to the golden city, but also the perfect reflection of the city’s rich cultural and handicraft traditions.

Location: Kalakar Colony, Patwa Haveli Road, Malka Pol, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001
Timing: 8 am to 8 pm
Entrance Fee: No Entry Fee

10. Rajasthani Cuisine – Indulge in Local Flavors

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The Golden City is famous for its rich culture and what makes it popular is its cuisine. The most popular Rajasthani Dishes that you would love to have on your honeymoon in Jaisalmer are Dal Baati & Churma. Also, there are a few other famous dishes like, Ker sangria, Laal Maas, Dil Kushal and Churma Ladoo that are a must-have on your romantic escapade. The local delicious flavors of the Rajasthani cuisine will surely add a touch of bliss to your vacation.

Location: Romani Jaisalmer, Near, On Rooftop Hotel The Desert Pride, Fort Rd, Dhibba Para, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan 345001

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Best places in Rajasthan for honeymoon

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If you’ve always dreamed of a royal honeymoon, then Rajasthan will be a perfect honeymoon destination for you. Rajasthan offers a magnificent rusty beauty that will make your honeymoon a lifelong memorable moment of life for you and your partner. Honeymoon vacation is a special time of your life when you get to know each other and begin a new life. So, your honeymoon destination should be special and happening. Rajasthan assures you to fall in love with each other and even deeper as you continue to explore the streets of Rajasthan. Moreover, you can go on a majestic camel safari to the desert and spend a night in a tent. You can also go on a hot air balloon ride with your loved one and enjoy the view. Here are some of the best places in Rajasthan for honeymoon helping you plan a better honeymoon together at ease and without andy difficulty.

1. Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer, also known as the golden city of Rajasthan. A beautiful place that is definitely going to give a different kind of romantic experience to all the honeymoon couples in Rajasthan. Jaisalmer has a lot for couples, where they can explore the Thar on the camel’s back, enjoying the Rajasthani Cuisines, spend a night in a tent, and the last but not the least watching out the wonderful folk dance, and music. Jaisalmer is a perfect combination of desert camp, folk dance and camel safari that reminds you of Dubai and get a top position in the list of best Rajasthan honeymoon places.

Romantic Spots in Jaisalmer: Jaisalmer Fort, Gadsisar Lake, Bada Bagh, the massive five-storied Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Desert Nation Park.

Romantic things to do in Jaisalmer:

  • Enjoy a Camel Ride
  • Walk on the warm desert and feel the smooth sinking feeling
  • Go for a comfortable camp stay in the desert for a night or two to dance with folk dancers
  • Camping with your beloved under the open sky.
  • Enjoy the delicious Rajasthani cuisine. 
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2. Jodhpur

The blue city of Rajasthan. Jodhpur is also one of the best destinations in India for honeymoon. This beautiful city has a lot of romantic things to offer a newlywed couple. The rustic villages, heritage monuments, magnificent places, and scenic beauty of this town make it one of the most romantic Honeymoon places in Rajasthan. You can go on a village safari with your beloved and interact with the local people that will give you a real feel of the village life.

Romantic Places in Jodhpur for couples: Umaid Bhavan Palace museum; Umaid garden; Udai Mandir, Mandore Gardens

Romantic things to do in Jodhpur:

  • Takhat Sagar Lake to spend a beautiful evening
  • A romantic dinner at Mehran Terrace Restaurant
  • Explore Blue Houses
  • A romantic walk through Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park
  • Witness the beautiful sunset at Kailana Lake
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3. Udaipur

 

The lakes city Udaipur is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in Rajasthan. This gorgeous city has everything to offer you a royal honeymoon experience and this is something that we cannot miss in the list of romantic destinations of Rajasthan. Dotted with marble palaces and forts, with their stunning architecture, and the royal resorts of Udaipur offer the most romantic environment for the couples. The pebbled streets of the old city and the serene environs around its lakes makes Udaipur the best honeymoon destination in India.

Places for Couple in Udaipur: City Palace, Lake Palace, Monsoon Palace.

Romantic things to do in Udaipur:

  • Take A Romantic Boat Ride at Lake Pichola 
  • Enjoy an evening stroll at the Gulab Bagh
  • Spend some time with your partner at the Jaisamand Lake
  • Spend A Beautiful Night With Your Sweetheart at Ambrai Ghat 
  • Camel Safari – Spend A Quality Time Amidst The Desert
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4. Jaipur

Jaipur that is also known to be the pink city recognised as one of the best honeymoon destinations in India. It would be a lovely destination for all those couples who are planning for a royal honeymoon.  Jaipur has each and everything that a couple would ask for, say for example beautiful palaces, magnificent Forts, lavish hotels, the ancient Havelis that attract honeymooner not only from India but from all over the world. Jaipur has been one of the famous and the best honeymoon places in Rajasthan for more than a decade.

Romantic Places in Jaipur: Sisodia Rani Garden, Nahargarh Fort, Sagar (Amer), Central Park, Chokhi Dhani.

Best things to do in Jaipur for couples:

  • Watch a Bollywood film with your love at Raj Mandir
  • Visit Fairmont Jaipur for a romantic date night
  • Fly high in Jaipur sky in a hot air balloon
  • Try yummy street-food in the main market and delicious non-veg at MI Road
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5. Ajmer

Surrounded by Aravalli Hills in Rajasthan, Ajmer is the paradise for all those couples who love Sufi era, and then visiting the Dargah Sharif is something that cannot be missed. With all of this, the rich heritage, luxury resorts and various other experiences which are quite incredible for enriching honeymoon in Rajasthan. The city is tranquil and provides one with total solace. It is a destination where one can enjoy some quality time with their partner.

Places to visit in Ajmer for couples: Khawaja Gharib Nawaz, Ana Sagar Lake, Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra, Taragarh Fort, Akbari Fort & Museum.

Romantic things to do in Ajmer:

  • Seek the blessings of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti
  •  Enjoy a Peaceful walk at Daulat Bagh
  • Shop for Rajasthani handicrafts
  • Enjoy a candlelight dinner with your partner
The Ajmer Dargah on Milad-un-Nabi.

6. Pushkar

This scenic and peaceful city has always been the most popular honeymoon destination in Rajasthan. Usually, Pushkar is known as a sacred city of the Hindus but is also great for the couples who are looking for a budget honeymoon destinations in India. The town surrounded by tall and green trees on all the sides of the shiny desert. Pushkar also claims of some of the most beautiful resorts for honeymoon couples.

Beautiful places to visit in Pushkar for couples: Pushkar lake, Sunset Cafe Hotel, Varaha Ghat, Thar Desert

Romantic things to do in Pushkar:

  • Go for Sawan ke Jule or a fun camel ride
  • Pushkar is a small town, hire a bike and go on a long romantic
  • Hike from Ratnagiri Hill to Savitri Temple with your loved one
  • Do absolutely nothing and see the setting sun from your hotel terrace
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Best Places to Visit in India During Winter

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Are you planning for your winter holidays? still confused about how to choose the best winter holiday destination. So, don’t worry we are here for your help. By the way, there are various destinations to visit during the winter season. But if you really want to enjoy your winter holiday. Then, you should plan your winter holiday in India. During the winter, you can enjoy some famous events like Christmas and New Year eve. There is something special about this month, the cool breeze, the lovely environment, the romance in the air, and the period of celebration and vacation.

 

Visiting these exciting places in India during winter that can turn your regular trip into a memorable one like the one you have been waiting for a long time. The best time to visit in India to enjoy the winter is from December to February, which is regarded as the winter season and seen by many as the best time to visit India. During this time the temperature is cool and dry, making the ideal conditions to take in the highlights and hidden gems of India. You should take some heavy woolen clothes with you during winter vacation in India because some places on the list receive heavy snowfall and winter.

Here is a list of Top 10 places to visit in India during winter.

1. Auli, Uttarakhand

Auli is the kind of place that can be visited during the whole year. But if you want to enjoy a spot of skiing in Auli, the winter season is the time to head to this picturesque town. The ideal time to visit Auli is from November to February, to enjoying snowfall, and skiing. If you are going particularly for skiing, then January-March is the best time to go – that’s when there are skiing festivals and championships all across the town.

Tourist attractions of Auli : Skiing, trekking, snowboarding, and chair car ride.

Tip: Don’t miss the longest cable car of Asia and skiing experience at Auli.

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2. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Jaisalmer, also known as the golden city of Rajasthan. One of the best place to witness the charm of the desert especially during the winter season. where you can enjoy sightseeing and various outdoor activities like camel ride, the desert safari, campaigning and Jaisalmer desert festival which are organized in the month of January every year. The best time to visit Jaisalmer is December and January because that time as the maximum temperature does not go beyond 24 degree celsius. During this time the evenings are cooler and at night, the temperature further falls down to 7-8  degree celsius in the desert area, especially in the months of December and January.

Tourist attractions of Jaisalmer: Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Gadisar Lake, Patwon ki Haveli, Folklore Museum, and Sam Sand Dunes.

Tip: Enjoy a camel safari to the dunes, which you can only enjoy at Jaisalmer.

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3. Patnitop, Jammu, and Kashmir

Patnitop is a famous hill station in Jammu and Kashmir is known for its parks, views and nature walk. It is surrounded by beautiful forests and snow-covered mountains of the Pir Panjal range. December to March is the perfect time to visit Patnitop to enjoy some of the adventure activities like Paragliding, Skiing, and trekking. You can also enjoy a leisure walk in the Pine forest to experience nature’s beauty. The best thing is this season Patnitop does not face road blockages so that you can head out to places like Naag Mandir, Shiva Garh, and Billo Ki Powri for a great time.

Tourist attractions Patnitop: naag mandir, nathatop, shiva garh, & shiva garh.

Tip: Visit Nathatop, Sanasar lake, Not to miss this place if you are in Patnitop.

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4. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Another winter destination where you can enjoy some quality time with your loved ones or friends. Winter is the best time to travel to Manali because during winter you can indulge yourself in several activities like Skiing, Skating, Snow Fight, and snowboarding, etc. Also, you can go to Kullu. Tourists love Kullu for its picturesque landscapes, lots of adventure activities, and a lovely atmosphere. Kullu offers various adventure activities like Trekking, mountaineering, river rafting, paragliding and hiking over the Himalayan hills.

Tourist attractions Manali: Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass, Old Manali,  Manikaran, Naggar Castle.

Tip: Stay in Tourist Tents in Manali

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5. Pondicherry, Chennai

Pondicherry is known for its serenity and scenic charm. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in south India, famous for its mixed cultures, different traditions, ultimate spirituality, an assortment of cuisines and beautiful beaches. The best time to plan a vacation to Pondicherry is from November till March, or the winter season. During the winter season when the climate is comparatively cooler and also perfect for sightseeing, beach fun and water sports.

Tourist attractions of Pondicherry: Pondicherry Beach, Botanical Garden, Paradise Beach, Aurobindo Ashram 

Tip: Enjoy the amazing sunrises at Pondicherry Beach.

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6. Goa

The best time to visit Goa is Mid-November to Mid-February. It is an ideal time to visit Goa since the weather is pleasantly cold and comfortable. During these three months, most of the tourists visit Goa to witness one of the most popular festivals, Sunburn, besides extensive Christmas and New Year celebrations. Apart from this, there are various things to do in Goa during winter, which makes it a perfect winter holiday destination.

Tourist attractions of Goa: Dudh Sagar falls, Aguada fort, Calangute beach, Baga beach, etc.

Tip: enjoy water sports activities, Christmas and new year celebrations, seafood, sunburn festival, beaches.

goa

7. Leh and Ladakh

Traveling to Leh-Ladakh in the winter season is the dream of every traveler. Winter is the best time to visit Leh and Ladakh when you can experience the best and authentic Ladakh. It is the time when you can go on one of the most adventurous treks of the world “Chadar Trek.” Apart from this, you will enjoy various festivals like Ladakhi Losar, Stok Monastery Festival, Matho Monastery festival and Dosmoche during the winter season. Here you can see some of the species only in the season of winter like Blue sheep and Mountain wolf etc.

Tourist attractions of Leh and Ladakh: Visit Sham Valley, Monasteries, Festivals, Photography in winter, Adventurous treks.

Tip: Go for an adventure bike ride.

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8. Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan, is a beautiful region where the rich culture and traditions seem to be the most vibrant and visible. Jaipur attracts thousands of tourists every year and has been one of the most popular holiday destinations which spread with forts, palaces, temples and so on. The best time to visit Jaipur is the winter season, which lasts from October to march. It is a great time to explore the Pink City, whether you are going for sightseeing or an adventure trip.

Tourist attractions of Jaipur: Amber Palace, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, etc.

Tip: Enjoy elephant ride at Amber fort.

Jaipur

9. Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

Kutch is a district of Gujarat state in western India. It covers an area of 45,674 km², and it is the largest district in India. Kutch District is surrounded by the Gulf of Kutch and the Arabian Sea in the south and west, while the seasonal wetlands of Kutch surround northern and eastern parts. It is a centre of celebration, festivity, arts, and culture in December as it hosts its grand Rann Mahotsav. Visit this moon-like desert of India in December for an extraordinary experience. The tourist season in Kutch runs from late October till March. The best time to visit this region is the month of December when the Rann Utsav is in full swing. The festival is celebrated on the grandest scale on the full moon night in December. Scores of luxury tents are set up in Dorado along with food stalls and arcades for handicrafts and cultural performances. Dance, music, festivities and cultural celebrations of the region are performed all over the district.

Tourist attractions of Kutch: Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary, Kutch Museum, Dholavira, etc.

Tip: Enjoy full moon safari ride in the vast salt desert of the Rann of Kutch.

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10. Munnar, Kerala

Surrounded by the Anamalai mountain range, the lovely hill station of Munnar is a sight to behold in the chilly winter season with mountain slopes covered in 80,000 miles of green tea farms surrounded by misty valleys and low flying clouds.

 

Visiting Munnar in the winter season is an experience in itself, that time you can enjoy the misty cold weather that can plunge right down to five degrees Celsius. There are various things which you can enjoy theirs during the winter season as you can warm yourself with a hot cup of tea at the TATA tea museum, watch the stunning waterfalls cascade down. There are also trekking routes, tea factories and little bungalows in Munnar that will give you an old colonial feel.

Tourist attractions of Munnar:  TATA Tea Museum, Kundala Lake, Eravikulam National Park,  Mattupetty Dam, Marayur , Lockhart Gap, Meesapulimala.

Tips:  Visit Echo Point for trekking and nature walks.

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Popular Holiday Destinations in Himachal Pradesh 5

Popular Holiday Destinations in Himachal Pradesh

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Himachal Pradesh is situated in the western Himalayas, is bordered by states of Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west, Haryana on the southwest, Uttarakhand on the southeast.

Himachal Pradesh is situated in the western Himalayas, is bordered by states of Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west, Haryana on the southwest, Uttarakhand on the southeast, and Tibet on the east. It is the northern state of India. The Sanskrit meaning of this state name is – him means ‘snow’ and achal means ‘land’ or ‘abode’. The state is surrounded by majestic mountains, out of which some still challenge mankind to conquer them, the beauty of the land is beyond imagination. Shimla, one of the most captivating hill stations of India, is also the capital of the state. Not only Shimla Himachal Pradesh has several hill stations which are the most perfect destination to find respite from the scorching summer heat.

 

1.Shimla

Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh, the summer capital of British India. This hill station offers spectacular views of the snow-capped Himalayan ranges with lakes and rich greenery around. This hill will be consecrated stunning landscape and fresh climate all through the year for you. If you not will be distressed the ‘below zero’ temperature in winter.

Best time to visit: May to July, and November to January for snowfall.

Things to do: Jakhu hill and a visit to lord hanuman’s temple, enjoy shopping at the mall road,  viceregal lodge.

Nearby famous places: Tattapani, Solan, Mashobra.

Shimla Himachal Pradesh

 

2. Kullu Manali

Kullu and Manali are also one of the best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh. The best destination for those people who are on a lookout for fresh air and green mountains amidst the snow-covered ranges then Kullu Manali indeed should be on the top of your list.

Best time to visit: May to July, November to January for snowfall.

Things to do: indulge in adventure sports at Solang valley, Manali bird sanctuary, go for trekking, camping, angling & river rafting in Kullu, visit the old temples.

Nearby famous places: Solang, Rohtang Pass, Manikaran, Malana, Khirganga.

Manali Himachal Pradesh

 

3. Dharamsala – the Residence of the Dalai Lama

Dharamshala is a scenic city in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is also known as the residence of the Dalai Lama. The city is famous for its climate but also you get to see how multicultural Indian community lives in harmony with the Indo Tibetan community. Tourists visit here from all over the world to get a glimpse of Tibet and support the refugees.

Best time to visit: April to July, November to January for snowfall.

Things to do: boat rides at Dal Lake, Kangra Fort, Bhagsunath Temple, Bhagsu Falls, visit the various monasteries, the Kangra art museum, the Dalai Lama temple complex and see the magnificent tea plantation on the foothills of Kangra Valley.

Nearby famous places: Khajjiar, Bir Billing, Palampur.

Dharamshala Himachal Pradesh

 

4. Dalhousie – the Mini Switzerland of India

Dalhousie a beautiful town of Himachal Pradesh, which is spread across 5 hills near the Dhauladhar mountain ranges.  It is a home of colonial-era buildings, included st. Francis and St. John’s churches. Some are fabulous places here, a trek up to dainkund peak leads to Pholani Devi Temple. And in the north, Subhash Baoli is a peaceful area with pine trees and panoramic views. Away from the noise of the city life, sit back and enjoy nature in Dalhousie.

Best time to visit: April to July.

Things to do: experience the magnificence of nature in the valley of Khajjiar which is called the Switzerland of India. Enjoy a charming walk or a trek in the beautiful terrain in the Dainkund Walk, Ganji Pahadi Walk, and Bakrota Walk. See the St. John’s church, the oldest church of the town carries the vast historical implication.

Nearby famous places: Dharamshala, Khajjiar, Kalatop.

Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh

 

5. Kasauli – the Gateway to Himachal Pradesh

Kasauli is a small town in the south-west area of Himachal Pradesh. It is situated at an altitude of 1927 meters and like a few other places in Himachal Pradesh, reflects the influence of colonial rule. The town offers a spectacular view and this is also a well-known health resort which makes it a marvelous holiday place. It is recommended to stay here for a day to explore the place properly.

Best time to go visit: November to March, and December to January for snowfall.

Things to do: visit the Anglican church which was built during the British era. Visit the monkey point Sanjeevni Hanuman Temple, which is in the shape of a lord hanuman’s foot. Sanjeevni hanuman temple. Must visit the sunrise and the sunset point where you can witness the most beautiful sky. If you are fond of walking and exploring nature then do take the Gilbert trail.

Nearby famous places: Parwanoo, Solan.

Kasauli Himachal Pradesh

 

6. Bir Billing – Peaceful Paradise

Bir is a hamlet located at the west of Joginder Nagar valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is a noted center for ecotourism, spiritual studies, and meditation. And is also home to a Tibetan refugee settlement with several Buddhist monasteries and a large stupa. But if you are an adventure seeker. Then bir can be a good destination for you. This place is especially known for adventure sports and it has to be on your list of places to visit in Himachal Pradesh.

Best time to visit: May to July.

Things to do: experience some adrenaline rush as you paraglide in the beautiful Himalayan valleys and camp amazing weather and safe surroundings. Sightseeing the gorgeous Buddhism monasteries in bhattu, Coggan and chauntra bhattu colony located in the center of the forest. Just around 10 km from bir billing is the beautifully carved 13th-century vaidyanath devoted to Lord Shiva. Enjoy a visit for the Palampur tea cooperative where you can attend a free tour to see the tea making process.

Nearby famous place: Dharamshala.

Bir Billing Himachal Pradesh

 

7. Malana –  Feel High

Malana is a pristine Indian village in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This solitude village in the Malana Nala, a side valley of the Parvati valley to the north-east of Kullu valley, is isolated from the rest of the world. The peaks of chanderkhani and deo tibba shadow this beautiful village. The village provides spellbinding views of the deo tiba and chandrakhani crests.

Best destination for trekkers, solo travelers and anyone who wants to disconnect from the world for some time.

Best time to visit: The best time to go is May to August.

Things to do: be the witness some stimulating weather in this gorgeous village which is also called the little Greece of India. Enjoy panoramic scenes of the snow-clad Himalayas from the Chanderkhani pass and capture the mesmerizing beauty of kheer Ganga valley. Enjoy tracking through spectacular forests and across alpine pastures with tremendous views. Go for the pilgrim center Manikaran which has a hot water spring. Be a part of regional festivals in Malana village, with its idiosyncratic culture and customs.

Nearby famous places: Kasol, Manikaran, Tosh.

Himachal pradesh

 

8. Kasol – Trek for the Happiness of Your Heart

Kasol is beautiful hill station at the district Kullu, northern India state Himachal Pradesh. Which is situated in Parvati valley, on the banks of the Parvati river, on the way between bhuntar and manikaran. Its located 30 km from bhuntar and 3.5 km from manikaran. This beautiful hill station is also called the little Israel of India. The place is just on the way to the holy town of manikaran.

Best time to visit: May and June.

Things to do: the best place for hiking in the jungle – follow the trails along the Parvati river. Go for tracking to Kheer-Ganga is mesmerizing where you can experience the hot water spring. Visit Parvati valley is an ideal trail for trekking also known as the ‘Stoner’s Paradise’.

Nearby famous places: Malana, Manikaran, Tosh, Khirganga.

Kasol Himchal pradesh

 

9. Khajjiar – Heaven for Nature Lovers

Khajjiar is also one of the best hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. It is famous for Kahjji Nag Temple, built in the 12th century, is dedicated to serpent god. Besides, the high-altitude Khajjiar lake is surrounded by cedar forest. In the west, there is a Kalatop wildlife sanctuary, which is home of many animals including deer and bears. At some distance to the west, Dalhousie is a hill station with mountain views, dotted with temples and 19th-century British churches. It can be a good holiday destination with friends and family.

Best time to visit: May to June.

Things to do: go for the Khajjiar lake and ground via the Bakrota hills from Dalhousie. Pay to visit the tribute to the Khajji Nag Temple which is one of the most ancient temples. Experience the serenity of local villages known for its apple orchards. Enjoy the mercerizing views of Mount Kailash which is believed to be the home to Lord Shiva.

Nearby famous places: Chamba, Kalatop, Dalhousie.

Himachal Pradesh