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6 Romantic Holidays That You Must Take with Your Significant Other

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Last updated: Sep 27, 2018

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With the romantic monsoon at its peak and plenty of long weekends coming up, here’s a quick guide on your dreamy getaways in India. For an absolute romantic weekend for couples, here’s our cheat sheet of six places you can visit at any time of the year. They are easy to get to, absolutely scenic and with a variety of accommodation/hotel options.

 

Udaipur: The City of Lakes

The beautiful lakes surrounded by scenic landscapes form a breathtaking experience. From authentic Rajasthani cuisine to folk art, this is the perfect couple’s getaway. Head over to the magnificent City Palace to witness a fine blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architectures.

Things to do in Udaipur: Amble around the opulent green lawns and the well-maintained gardens of the Saheliyon-Ki-Bari or take the mesmerizing boat ride over the Lake Pichola to Jagmandir Palace for a stunning sunset.

How to reach:

By Air: The Maharana Pratap Airport is connected to all the major cities of India.

By Road: NH-8 of Mumbai and Delhi is connected to Udaipur by road.

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Gulmarg: India’s Skiing Paradise

A popular winter sport destination and a hill station, Gulmarg offers the best snow views in Kashmir. With plenty of sightseeing options, both of you could stay in a cozy houseboat in Dal Lake. The thrilling cable car ride to the Khilanmarg Snow Point would give you the best snow views in India.

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport is in Srinagar with regular flights in Amritsar, Delhi, and Mumbai.

By Road:  The distance from Srinagar to Gulmarg is 57 km by road and it takes about 1 -2 hours to reach.

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Paro: The Gateway to Happiness

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With traditional Bhutanese and Buddhist architectures and the scenic landscape with snow-clad mountains makes the historical valley of Paro a quintessential couples’ getaway for a romantic weekend. One of the best places to visit in Paro is the Tiger’s Nest Monastery, the most important landmark of Bhutan that lies 3000 metres above sea level.

You and your loved one can relish on the mouth-watering delights of traditional Bhutanese cuisine such as Ema Datchi, and Hoentoe and later enjoy local beer from the brewery.

How to reach:

By Air: Paro Airport is connected to New Delhi with four flights a week. 

By Road: Take a bus from Phuentsholing Bus Stand in Southern Bhutan that takes about 7 hours.

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India’s smallest Hill Station - Matheran

A hill station and an eco-sensitive zone, Matheran is ideal for a romantic weekend. Enjoy zip lining with your partner if you both are adventurous or enjoy the stunning views from the famous Echo Point. The view of the Karjat Film City from the Little Chowk Point is bewildering. Buy local honey and take long peaceful walks with your loved one in this beautiful hill station.

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airports are in Mumbai and Pune.

By Train: The closest railway station is in Neral.

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Goa: India’s Party Capital

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The golden beaches of Goa would make for the most memorable romantic weekend for you and your loved one. We recommend that you try the traditional Goan cuisine at any of the shacks on the Calangute beach or the Ashwem beach. Later you could go for shopping at Panjim. If the both of you are nature lovers, visit the Cotiago Wildlife Sanctuary and get the see animals in their natural habitat. Don’t miss out on the vibrant nightlife. The Cavelossim and Baga beaches are the best places to party in Goa.

How to reach:

By Air: The Dabolim Airport is well connected to Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Cochin and Bangalore.

By Bus: Goa is well-connected to Mumbai and Pune and there are two railheads in Madgaon and Thivim.

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Coorg: Scotland of India

Coorg is another unique romantic couples’ getaway. With scenic coffee plantations, the picturesque Abbey Falls and Iruppu Falls, you’d want to come to this destination every year. Out of the many things to do in Coorg, you can enjoy elephant rides at the Rajiv Gandhi National Park or watch the bewildering sunset in Coorg from magnificent gardens of Raja’s Seat.

How to reach:

By Air: The nearest airport is the Mangalore International Airport, which is about 160 km away from Coorg.

By Road: You can travel from Bengaluru to Coorg by road in a taxi or car that would take you about 5 hours.

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No matter what part of India you live in, these destinations make for a quick and memorable holiday for both of you. So get planning and get packing!