5 Best Himalayan Honeymoon Destinations

If you say you haven’t planned your honeymoon in your head even if you have no marriage plans down the line, you would probably be lying. I mean come on, how is that even possible? It is impossible to see a couple enjoy their honeymoon and unpaid pictures and not dream about it in your head with your partner. This is never going to be impromptu and surely you along with your partner must have decided for a lot of places for the most epic vacation of your life. This is the most special vacation of everyone’s lives, hence the planning is long term. 

It is a vacation where you would like to explore a lot of places, stay at the most comfortable and luxurious stays, and basically have a fantastic time. You want a vacation wherein you wake up to the most beautiful view, have the breakfast in bed, have no stress of thinking about exploring the place but just go ahead with the flow, and relax. A lot of thought process, research, emotional, and technical things that goes in for creating the best time of your life. You want to do everything beforehand for a relaxed honeymoon. 

Himalayan Honeymoon Destinations

Himalayan Honeymoon Destinations

Honeymoon in Himalayas

And to sort out your life a little bit, we are saving some of your time by bringing to you the top 5 Himalayan honeymoon destinations. Himalayas is heaven on Earth and the best place to escape to with your partner to have the best vacation of your life. Getting lost in the views of the snow capped mountains, staying at the best wooden resorts, sipping a cup of coffee in the apple orchards, and cuddling in the most romantic ambiance! If this is your ideal honeymoon scenario then welcome to this blog. 

P.S – If you are getting married soon, check this blog post till the end. 

#1 Manali


We begin our list of the top 5 Himalayan honeymoon destinations with the queen hill station of the state which is Manali. Manali is one destination that would oomph up the romance in your life and create a blissful atmosphere for you two. Manali is a destination that is just perfect and straight out of the dreams.

This vacation king place is great for honeymoon because of the laid back vibes. Manali allows you to spend some quiet time in the most beautiful landscapes and at the same time also allow you to indulge in some crazy adventure activities together. 

Best Things to Explore

  • Stay at the wooden cottages
  • Have a scenic road trip to romantic Rohtang Pass
  • Shop in the Mall road
  • Visit the old cafes of old Manali and have some quality time
  • Visit the apple orchards and chill in peace. 
  • Take a dip at the natural hot spring at Vashisht
  • Be touristy at the Naggar Castle
  • Go for a little trek to the Hadimba temple 
  • Explore the pine forest/jungle area 
  • Try some adventure sports together in Solang Nallah

#2 Shimla


The next best Himalayan honeymoon destination has to be Shimla after Manali. If you both are nature lovers, then get ready to go into heaven. There is beauty all around in Shimla and commenting on it would be underrated. The thick forests of pine, oak, and fir create a subtle vibe for the lovers to just forget the world and enjoy some time in the lap of nature. Do not miss exploring the country side views of Shimla along with the city views. 

The architectural side of the hill station, the aura of the place, the swaying fields, and the sound of the streams are the common things to greet you here in Shimla and create the best holiday for couples. 

Best Things to Explore

  • Visit the Mall road and enjoy shopping together
  • Go to the Ridge and spend some quality time there. 
  • Seek blessings at the Jakhu temple and Tara Devi temple
  • Be touristy and explore the top places like Indian institute of advanced study and Viceregal lodge
  • Go on a train ride at the Kalka Shimla highway
  • Go to the Green valley for some beautiful sunrise views
  • Do not miss the Shimla heritage walk
  • Go for snow camping in Kufri

#3 Leh Ladakh

Leh Ladakh

Leh Ladakh gives you a chance to bond with your partner over so many different things when in Leh Ladakh and makes the place the best Himalayan honeymoon destination. For the adventure seekers, for the one who prefer thrill in their lives, and love to do some offbeat and fun stuff together then Leh Ladakh is the place for you. Along with being the adventure hub, the beauty of the place is surreal.

The scenes that you would encounter here is out of the world and too gorgeous to be real. You will really be having the time of your life when you are here with your partner. 

Best Things to Explore

  • Chill and soak in the beauty of the Pangong Tso. 
  • Visit the famous monasteries of the place and pay some regards
  • Spend some quality and serene time at the Nubra valley
  • Leave the worries of the world and enjoy the views of the Zanskar valley. 
  • Go for a road trip at the highest motorable road of the world which is Khardung La. 
  • Explore the Magnetic hill and the magic there. 
  • Visit the Tso Moriri lake

#4 Srinagar


Well, why would you not want to be on the heaven on Earth with your partner in the most beautiful vacation of your life? No, seriously, you got to name a better place than Kashmir to have a splendid honeymoon. We shall wait for a name till you come up with one.

Anyways, coming back to Srinagar, this is a place that brings two souls together and give them all the space in the world to enjoy together. This paradise is tempting because of the lush green valleys, high mountains, sparkling lakes, and eye soothing sceneries. Genuinely, you won’t want your honeymoon to end when you are in Kashmir. 

Best Things to Explore

  • Visit Gulmarg and have some quality and fun time on ice. 
  • Soak in the beauty of Pahalgam and enjoy some horse rides, water rafting, and canoeing. 
  • Explore the meadow of the gold which is Sonamarg
  • Enjoy the views of lakes and springs at Anantnag.
  • Have some peaceful time at the Wular lake
  • Visit Bandipora and spend some time amidst the beautiful valleys and lakes. 
  • Go on a luxurious stay or just a ride at the Shikara on the Dal lake. 
  • Have a soulful walk at the Mughal gardens. 

#5 Darjeeling – Gangtok


Last but not least on our list of the best Himalayan honeymoon destinations in Darjeeling with Gangtok. Darjeeling has the most magnificent hills and Gangtok has the most beautiful snow clad roads. When in these two places, do not miss the sunrise and the sunset views. 

The abundance of flora and fauna also makes everything a lot better. This is such a great escape from the normal life to have the best slow time. Also, you can try out some adventure activities in the hill station. If it rains, everything becomes so much more romantic. Well, you can surely pray for that so that your romance is a little more jazzed up. 

Best Things to Explore

  • View the most beautiful sunrise at the Tiger hills
  • Visit Ghoom monastery and have some peaceful and positive vibes
  • Enjoy a ride in the toy train. 
  • Have some deep conversations in Senchal lake’s silence.
  • Explore the Happy valley tea garden and taste some tea
  • Have a tour of the Singalila National park. 
  • Go on a road trip from Darjeeling to Gangtok.
  • Stay at the wooden cottages or hotels. 


Don’t you agree with me that these were the best Himalayan honeymoon destinations? You do, right. So, finalise a plan by alluring your partner with all the scenic beauties of the places and the technical facts as why these will be the best destinations for your love to bloom. The snowy lands, scenic valleys, the beauty of the sunrise, and the pine jungle are waiting for you to get explored with your love of life. Happy honeymoon-ing. 

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