Munnar – Known for Lush Green Hills and Tea Plantations
Munnar is a lovely hill station in Kerala that is situated just at the end of the majestic Western Ghats. The lush landscape of this hill station draws thousands here every year to enjoy its cool climate and see its many tea gardens on the slopes of hills. You could make a trip to the Attukad Waterfalls or even see the magnificent Mattupetty Dam which is built into a mountain! Do not miss out on the sights of elephants which Kerala is famous for.
Ooty – Known as Queen of Hill Stations
This spectacular paradise is a trendy honeymoon destination in Tamil Nadu. You can reach Ooty in a mini train of the century – old Nilgiri Railways which connects it to Coonoor. From the misty Doddabetta Peak to a peaceful walk in the forest, this place has everything you need to have a memorable honeymoon. The Ooty Lake has special boating facilities for couples, and you can also find hotels with lake view here! Can there be anything more romantic than this?
Shimla – Known for Souvenirs and Crafts Made of Wood
One of the best hill stations in India, Shimla is known for its greenery during the summer and is covered with snow during the winter months. The city may have an urban vibe to it but is still true to its natural essence. To get into the spirit of the town, you can visit the Mall Road or dive into its history by visiting the Rashtrapati Niwas. Do climb uphill to the Jakhu Temple and take a short trip in the scenic Shimla – Kalka Railways to get some spectacular views of the scenery around.
Kodaikanal – Known as the Gift of the Forest
This hill station in Tamil Nadu is comparatively less urbanised than its counterpart Ooty and has some fantastic natural gems. From the thundering sound of the Silver Cascade Falls to the tranquil Kodai Lake, Kodaikanal has got it all. On your visit, do make sure that you visit Vattakanal Valley and make it a point to stay in its peaceful surroundings; you will get some ethereal views of the valley during the day and star – studded sky at night! No doubt it is a favourite among honeymooners!
Manali – Known For Its Shiny Gompas or Buddhist Monasteries
In my opinion, Manali is the must-visit hill station in North India. It is most famous for being the gateway to Solang Valley, Parvati Valley and the stunning Rohtang Pass. If you fancy some treks, you could go to the Bhrigu Lake with your partner, or if you prefer a more tranquil place, a visit to the 500 – years old Hidimba Devi Temple is perfect. It also has some Buddhist temples and monasteries and gives you a chance to see Beas River in all its magnificence.
Matheran – Famous for Natural Beauty and the Splendid Views
Matheran may not be as famous as the other hill stations, but it may be the best hill station in Maharashtra for one simple reason – no vehicles are allowed here. You can experience real peace in this town without the sounds of any automobiles. The best way to reach it is by a ride in the 100 – years old Matheran Railways mini train. Whether you wish to explore the lush regions of the town and the valley around or just to relax in and around your resort, this place provides a romantic vibe unlike any other.
Darjeeling – Known as Queen of Hills
If we are talking about the best hill stations in India, how can we miss out on the Queen of Hills herself – Darjeeling! Known for its exotic teas and scenic views of the Himalayas, this hill station is definitely a place where you can spend your honeymoon. You can reach Darjeeling in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway’s “Toy Train”. The lush surroundings and views of the snow – capped peak of the third highest mountain in the world, Kanchenjunga, make this a great place to go to for your honeymoon. Best honeymoon packages in India including these places throughout the year ensure that it’s never too cold or hot.