10 Most Romantic Places in India for Couples

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Taj Mahal, Agra

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In the monotony of life, a couple sometimes tends to forget the love and coziness that they enjoyed during the early days of their relationship. To ignite the same old passion, one must plan a romantic vacation. India is home to some of the most romantic places in the world. There are dream-like beaches, lush gardens, placid lakes, rolling hills and many other delightful things if you are planning a holiday with your partner.

1. Gulmarg, Kashmir

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Boasting of unparalleled scenic beauty, Gulmarg can give a run for money to any foreign destination. Colorful flowers and snow-clad peaks in the surroundings are surly going to invoke feelings in you and your partner. The place offers you both a chance to indulge in a number of interesting activities. As you take a walk, let the cool breeze brush past your face. You can come here during any time of the year except monsoon. There also is one of the world’s highest golf courses here.

Things you must not miss:

• An adventure loving couple can partake in hiking, skiing and trekking.

• Gondola ride, one of the world’s highest cable car rides.

• Visit to the Strawberry Valley.

• Shikara ride on Dal Lake in Srinagar.

• Shop for gifts for each other.

• Wildlife enthusiasts can head to Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve.

• Enjoy horse riding at Khilanmarg.

2. Munnar, Kerala

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Probably the most popular hill station in Kerala, Munnar is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in India. The verdant surroundings, the meandering roads, the aromatic tea estates, the serene ambiance, stunning vistas and the enchanting hills, all bring in a huge amount of couples from all across. Have a fun-filled holiday with your partner here. The weather is always salubrious and thus is ideal for outdoor activities at all times. You both can also go for a couple Ayurveda massage session. Camping, mountain biking, and trekking are also offered here. Also read the post about the best places for honeymoon in Karala.

Things you must not miss:

• Plan a picnic at Attukal waterfalls/Mattupetty Dam.

• Enjoy a peaceful stay in a treehouse.

• Wildlife watching at Eravikulam National Park.

• A relaxing spa session.

• Enjoy a leisure walk holding hand in hand during sunset.

• Plan an excursion to Devikulam.

• Click selfies at the Photo Point.

• Boating amid romantic locales of Kundala Lake

3. The Taj Mahal, Agra

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An epitome of love, Taj Mahal in Agra is one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This stunning white marble mausoleum was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Visit this wonderful structure and rekindle your love, getting inspired by their love saga. Marble, precious and semiprecious stone were brought from all across the globe. The construction took 22 years. It is one of the most romantic weekend getaways from Delhi.

Things you must not miss:

• Get yourselves clicked by a professional photographer with the Taj in the background

• Visit the Taj at night and admire its beauty in moonlight

4. Andaman & Nicobar Islands

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Serene ambiance, dreamy locales, and immense scenic beauty are enough to set the mood perfect for both of you. It is an ideal destination for adventure enthusiasts as well as leisure vacationers. Partaking in sightseeing is a must including Cellular Jail, limestone caves at Baratang Island, and Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. The much-needed seclusion is going to remind of your dating days. You will never want to leave this breathtaking place as you will have blissful vacation with your partner.

Things you must not miss:

• If you both are adventure enthusiasts, enjoy scuba diving and snorkeling.

• Enjoy a candlelit dinner by the seashore, under the star-lit sky.

• Head to Sunset Point, savor spectacular sunset views as you whisper sweet nothings into each other’s ears.

• Go for leisure walk at pristine beaches such as Radhanagar beach.

• Opt for island-hopping including Neil Island, Ross Island, and Havelock Island.

• Wildlife spotting at Campbell Bay National Park.

• Waterfall visit, surfing and boating at little Andaman Island.

5. Udaipur, Rajasthan

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Known as one of the most romantic places in India, Udaipur has the Aravallis, the lakes, splendid palaces, superb havelis, colorful local bazaars, and much more for love-smitten couples. Stay in a luxury heritage hotel to make yourself feel like a king and a queen. There is a lot that you and your partner can indulge in. An excursion to the splendid Delwara Temple can also be planned. Walking tour of the countryside is another popular activity. Hold each other’s hand and embark on sightseeing including Bagore ki Haveli, City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Ekling Ji temple, Saheliyon Ki Bari etc.

Things you must not miss:

• Boat ride in Lake Pichola during sunset.

• Stay in a royal palace turned heritage hotel.

• Romantic dinner in a popular rooftop restaurant.

• Buy wonderful handicrafts for your sweet home from Shilpgram.

• Feel free like a bird while partaking in paragliding.

6. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

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One of the most beautiful hill stations in Himachal Pradesh, Manali is also one of the 10 most romantic places in India for couples with its breathtaking vistas and lush ambiance. You can enjoy sightseeing including Hadimba temple, Naggar Castle, and Manu temple, which are placed on mesmerizing locations. Spend your evenings at the Mall road to buy local handicrafts and enjoy an ice cream. Take a dip at Vashisht’s hot springs. There is no dearth of options for a couple who loves adventure. Do not miss out on a visit to Rohtang Pass and Solang Valley. The snow-capped peaks will ignite passion in both of you.

Things you must not miss:

• Partake in trekking, hiking, and zip-lining.

• Rafting in River Beas.

• Paragliding, zorbing, and zip-lining in Solang Valley.

• Shopping at Mall Road.

• Hold each other’s hands and enjoy sightseeing.

• Head to Rohtang Pass to indulge in snow games like sledging etc.

7. Kodagu (Coorg), Karnataka

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Given the epithet of the ‘Scotland of India’, Coorg proves its worth as a romantic hill town with its cool breeze, green surroundings, meandering roads, aromatic spice and coffee plantations along with other delights. This place with a laid-back feel offers you both a chance to enjoy some much-needed memorable intimate moments together. Go for a leisure walk in the sandalwood forests and enjoy bird watching. If you can shun the luxuries, you can opt for camping with bonfire. If you both have interest in culture, explore Bylakuppe. Planning your holidays in Coorg, Karnataka?

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Things you must not miss:

• Plan a picnic near the Abbey falls and Iruppu Falls.

• Trek to a lush trail towards Brahmagiri Peak.

• Animal lovers can head to Dubare Elephant Camp.

• Jeep safari at the Nagarhole National Park.

• Visit Raja’s Seat and Mandalpatti View point for stunning green vistas.

• Visit to the popular Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery (Golden Temple).

8. Palolem Beach, Goa

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The beaches of Goa need no introduction. One of such wonderful seashore is Palolem beach, also known as Paradise beach. Flanked by crystalline blue sea waters and small rocks, this tiny crescent-shaped beach in South Goa is inhabited by fishermen. You can go for early morning Dolphin spotting also. This unspoiled beach has a lot to offer to you and your partner. Relax yourself by attending Yoga classes. You both can also visit Butterfly Island and Monkey Island. Fishing is also popular at the beach.

Things you must not miss:

• Attend Silent Noise Party at Neptunes Point.

• The sea waters are safe for swimming.

• Enjoy evening walk during sunset.

• Shop for knick-knacks, cashew nuts etc. at the mini bazaars.

• Head to Chapora Fort, also called ‘Dil Chahta Hai’ Fort.

• Enjoy club-hopping including Tito’s, Mambo’s, and Love Passion Karma.

• Relax at the beach shack with beer and snacks.

• Enjoy Dolphin spotting.

• Rent a bike and explore the surroundings.

9. Puducherry, Tamil Nadu

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In case both of you are peaceful souls and like to do things in a mellowed-down way, Puducherry or Pondicherry or simply Pondy, for you should be one of the most romantic places in India for couples. Take a walk at the French Quarter, a heritage town with a wonderful French ambiance. Include Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry Museum, and Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in city tour. The city is very clean and worthy of being explored on foot. Go for a day’s excursion to Paradise Beach, accessible via boat. This is the site where the Sea and Chunnambar backwaters meet.

Things you must not miss:

• The secluded Mahe Beach for sunset and sunrise views.

• Visit the well-maintained Botanical Gardens, a 178 years old garden.

• Admire the flawless scenery at the Serenity Beach.

• Indulge in water sports at the Karaikal Beach.

• Swimming at the Auroville Beach.

• Surfing and sunbathing at the Serenity beach.

• Bird watching at Ousteri Lake.

• Canoeing, Kayaking, Yacht rides and Sailing.

10. Darjeeling, West Bengal

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Lovingly called the ‘Queen of Hills’, Darjeeling is a wonderful hill town, which truly is one of the most romantic getaways for couples in India. The green vistas, Himalayas in the surroundings, structural marvels, salubrious weather, views of Mt Everest and Kanchenjunga Peak, aromatic plantation etc., are some of the attractions here. Opt for a stay in a tea garden bungalow. Visit the Mall road and shop for each other. Savor wonderful views as you enjoy a ride in the Darjeeling ropeway. Enjoy sightseeing and visit War memorial, Rock garden, Observatory Hills, Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Everest Museum.

Things you must not miss:

• A ride on Darjeeling’s toy train, a UNSCO World Heritage Site.

• Visit the lush tea estates and enjoy a hot cup of tea together.

• Stand at the Tiger Hill and admire sunrise from behind the Kanchenjunga.

• Savor bakery delights at Glenary’s.

• Plan a picnic on the banks of Senchal Lake.

• Wildlife watching at the Singalila National Park.

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