Sometimes, life gets monotonous and all you crave for is a vacation with your special someone. But where to head to when all the places are already taken with tourists crowding them every now and then? Here are 12 beautiful romantic destinations hidden in India that you must travel to with your loved one:
Half an hour away from the hustle bustle of Shimla lies a sleepy town full of Himalayan cedar, wild strawberries and abundant orchards. Mashobra is truly a nature lover’s delight. Not your typical romantic destination, this one is for couples who like to experience the other side. Try some local cuisines or just wander around, this place will make you forget your worries.
Have you ever dreamt of walking on clouds? If you haven't, here is a chance to make that dream come true. Some 18 kms away from McLeod Ganj, Triund is the adventure lover's paradise and looks just great every season. The four-five hour trek leaves you tired as hell, but when you are with the love of your life, it is totally worth it!
Another of Himachal's gem, Khajjiar is a tiny little hill station in Chamba. It's beautiful location and landscapes have earned the title of 'Mini Switzerland'. Just walk around with your special someone around the lake or go on a romantic long walk in the thick pine forests.
Your sweatheart by your side, a drizzle, some chai with hot pakoras, and a long drive - what else do you need to make it a perfect evening? One of the wettest places on Earth, Cherrapunji in Meghalaya is beauty at its best. The place sees monsoons throughout the year and is a perfect abode for you and your plus one.
Chaukori is a tiny hill station in Uttarakhand, but this one's not like your usual hill stations. Here, you can actually sit in silence with your partner and feel the cool breeze touch your faces. Want another reason to visit? The majestivc view of the snowy peaks of Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot cannot be missed!
If you and your partner are craving some beach time alone, ditch Goa and straightaway head to Mararikulam. Time stands still at this super clean beach which is a perfect destination to sit, relax and soak in the sun or just enjoy the shade of the coconut trees on the beach.
7. Jalori Pass
If you are the kind of couple who likes to keep it adventurous, what can be better than a bike ride to Jalori Pass, one of India's dangerous roads. However, it remains closed during peak winters. So before you decide to take the route, make sure you are fully prepared.
Alleppey is also known as Alappuzha and is a beautiful town in Kerala. From temples to caves to boat rides and cruises, there is something to leave everybody awed in this town. We recommend you get on the houseboat, forget your worldly worries and wander around the lake for a while!
Be enchanted by the beautiful Abbey Falls in Madikeri or experience wildlife at the Jungle Trek in the Western Ghats, Coorg makes for a great romantic destination to rejuvenate your souls.
10. Havelock Island
A four-hour ferry drive away from Port Blair, the pristine blue waters of the Havelock Island are perfect to set the tone for your time ahead with your loved one. Hire a bicycle, bike or just walk around on the island, the place offers you your time alone, without any tourist-y distractions.
If you like experiencing new cultures, Imphal is the place for you. Rightly called the Jewel of India, it is surrounded by hills from all sides making it a perfect place for a long chat and a little cuddle. A total scenic heaven, head to Imphal if you are tired of the conventional romantic places.
While Nashik recorded it's lowest temperature of the season – 6.3 degrees Celsius – it is the perfect time to take a drive down to the city with your special someone. Enjoy a drink at the Vineyards or savor lunch by the side of the various lakes that it has to offer.
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