Best Honeymoon Destinations In East India
East India is the land of untouched natural splendor. The never-ending tea gardens, snow covered peaks, captivating sunrises, colorful culture, gob smacking cuisine and the majestic lakes and waterfalls make the array of picturesque cities, the most romantic honeymoon destinations. Let us discuss about few of the famous East India Honeymoon Destinations here :
1. Tezpur (Assam)
The beauty of this oldest inhabited city of Assam is a site for sore eyes. Its beauty stretches from the blue hills and flourishing green valley’s to the widespread tea plantation and the snow covered mountain peaks along with the climatic and cultural beauty. The serene combination of nature and culture makes it a heavenly place for the newly wedded couple.
Best Time to Visit: October to April.
Places to Visit: The Agnigarh, Mahabhairab temple, Chitralekha Udyan, The Bhomoraguri, The Pukhuri and Bamuni Hill, etc.
2. Cherrapunji (Meghalaya)
It is noted as one of the wettest places in the world. Situated in Meghalaya, the city is famous for its orange honey, orange groves and limestone caves. Also, the enchanting Double Decker root bridge and the cascading waterfalls of Nohakalikai, Kynrem, Dainthlen, Mawsmai and several other places makes Cherrapunji a perfect honeymoon destination.
Best Time to Visit: Cherrapunji has one season i.e.the monsoon. Rainfall varies but there is no month without rain. Therefore, you must be rain lover to visit Cherrapunji.
Places to Visit: Dainthlen Waterfalls, Eco Park, Khasi Monoliths Krem Phyllut Cave, etc.
3. Darjeeling (West Bengal)
The queen of hill stations, Darjeeling is one of the most magnificent hill resorts in the world. The exotic forests of silver furs, the colorful shrubs, the lush green tea gardens and the miles of undulating hillsides provides you with the much needed seclusion in the very lap of nature and makes the special time with your partner etched to your memory forever.
Best Time to Visit: Summer months from April to June. Winters from October to December.
Places to Visit: Kanchenjunga Mountain, Peace Pagoda, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Lava, Tiger Hill and much more.
4. Gangtok (Sikkim)
Whether you are planning for perfect honeymoon destination or romantic trip, Gangtok is the right place. It is a spectacular honeymoon destination, dazzling an unparalleled ambiance. Gangtok is considered as best honeymoon destination of East India.
Best Time to Visit: October to June is the best time to visit Gangtok. The average low temperature from December to February goes to 4°C and in summer, in is April to June is 22°C. Winters in Gangtok are just awesome.
Places to Visit: Tsomgo Lake, Ranka Monastery, Hanuman Tok, Himalayan Zoological Park, Banjhakri Falls, Enchey Monastery.
Also Read : The 8 Best Honeymoon Destinations of South India
5. Shillong (Meghalaya)
The romantic city Shillong is an ultimate honeymoon destination of East India. It is often said as the “Scotland of the East” because of its resemblance with the Scottish highlands. Think of visiting this wonderful place with your partner for beautiful waterfalls and lakes views.
Best Time to Visit: You can visit Shillong all around the year as the place experience cool weather throughout the year. The multi-color flowers look beautiful in the rainy season.
Places to Visit: Elephant falls, Shillong peak, Golf Course, Cathedral church, Police Bazaar, Rengthiam falls, Wards lake, Lady Hyadri park etc.
6. Pelling (Sikkim)
Pelling is known for its splendid views of mountains of Kanchenjunga. The place is rich in history and natural environment. If you love adventures then Pelling is best place for you.
Best Time to Visit: You can visit Pelling at any time in year. Although, the best time to visit the season is from mid Feb to May and from September to December.
Places to visit: Kanchenjunga Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Khecheopalri Lake, DarapSubba Village, Changey Waterfall, etc.