Pacify your soul and fill your newly-wed life with vibrant colours. Take an exotic honeymoon to North-East India and tour around magical locations in this charming region of India, replete with nature’s bounty and known for its vibrant culture and vivacious natives.
An Exotic Honeymoon in Arunachal Pradesh
Known for its rich flora, Arunachal Pradesh has a pastoral magnetism about it. Take a week off and travel from Bhalukpong to Tawang, passing through Tenga, Bomdila, and Dirang. Pass through the breathtaking Sela Pass, where the serene Sela Lake is a sight to behold. As you sip your morning tea with your partner, watch the Kameng river flow through Dirang, giggling and gushing through the rocks.
Cradled in the Himalayas, Tawang is a charming, little hill station and is a revered destination among Buddhists. In and around the Tawang town, unexplored hiking trails with pine groves and rhododendrons are plentiful. The serenity of this town is soothing, while in winters, the snow-covered land provides skiing opportunities. If it’s the winter season, spend memorable moments with your beloved playing with snowballs in Tawang. Take a quick visit to Madhuri Lake, McMahon Line, Urgelling Monastery and other places.
A Romantic Escapade to Amazing Assam
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Assam is where the mighty Red River, the Brahmaputra flows. With a topography filled with plains, valleys, extensive tea gardens and hills, Assam offers you a great opportunity to kindle the fire of love in a period of ten to twelve days. Guwahati, the cosmopolitan city offers a perky city life with great nightlife opportunities too! The location of Guwahati is such that nature has blended with the buzz of the city lights. Witness a vermilion sunset with your beloved and visit an ancient temple in Peacock Island. The Madan Kamdev Devalaya feeds the history buff in you. Give a kick start to your married life by taking a visit to the Kamakhya Temple with your beloved and take blessings from the Goddess Kamakhya.
Visit the famous towns of Tezpur, Sivasagar, Jorhat, Margherita and the river island, Majuli. Drive through widespread tea estates and get awed by the beauty of this land. For some fun in the wildlife, visit the Kaziranga National Park and the Manas National Park.
A Mystic Tour in Magnetic Meghalaya
For your honeymoon, a ten-day tour to Shillong, the ‘Scotland of the East’, will be blissful. The city with verdant landscapes still retains the charm very particular about colonial cities, although it exudes a cosmopolitan vibe in every sphere. Take a tour around the mystic state of Meghalaya and soak the beauty of pine woods. With your beloved, tour around the captivating Elephant Falls, Golf Course, Ward’s Lake, Don Bosco Cathedral, Shillong Peak, etc. When you travel to Shillong, en route, the Umiam Lake offers a lovely spectacle.
In Cherrapunji, you become one with the clouds. A series of waterfalls and the double-decker living root bridge lets you escape to the lap of nature. In Dawki, take a dip in the pristine waters or row a boat with your adored by your side. Visit Dein Thlein to take a view of the snake-mouth shaped rocks and a magnificent waterfall. Mawlynnong, Asia’s cleanest village is also a must-visit in Meghalaya.
Honeymoon in Enchanting Nagaland
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To celebrate the union of two souls, Nagaland offers a romantic weather and an awe-inspiring topography. Kohima narrates the bloody history of several wars fought during several periods of time, while the ever-flowering Dzukou Valley offers great trekking opportunities. Nagaland with its rustic and remarkable locations like Meluri (Phek), Wokha, and Khonoma Village, is a perfect destination to celebrate this union.
Enjoy camping at night as you hold your partner’s hands and watch the wan moonlight wash the valleys. A drive or a trek to Dzukou Valley is delightful, and the colours of the innumerable flowers bring joy in your newly-married life. A visit during the famed Hornbill Festival will leave you in a celebratory mood and let you enjoy the unique cultures, music and dance of the numerous tribes. Do not forget to savour the tantalizing local delicacies during this week-long tour.
A Blissful Getaway to Splendid Sikkim
Sikkim is a mountainous state where crystal-clear lakes and charming valleys abound. Zigzag mountain roads, peaceful plantations and age-old buildings set the backdrop for Gangtok, the hilly capital city. The smiling natives, delectable food and enticing charm of Gangtok will leave you and your partner spellbound. Spend time shopping and make memories during a week’s time.
Sikkim is defined by alpine meadows where the Mt. Kanchenjunga rules the skyline, wildflowers cover the valleys in captivating colours and glaciers are in plenty. Take the Silk Route to Zuluk and in this trip, make some memorable moments. Get kissed by the chilly, mountain air and click snapshots to cherish the moments for a lifetime as you travel around Pelling and Aritar. The Tsomgo Lake, Nathu La, Baba Mandir, Yumthang Valley, Rumtek Monastery and Gurudong Lake offer as great tourist locations in this dreamlike land.