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Pocket-Friendly Indian Honeymoon Destinations For A Romantic Getaway



Our guide below comprises top Indian honeymoon destinations that are ideal romantic getaways, especially for couples on a budget.

Once the wedding celebrations are over, a newly married couple eagerly awaits their honeymoon. As marriage is an expensive affair, not many couples get a chance to plan lavish honeymoon trips soon after their wedding. If you are also in the same group and wish to plan a honeymoon trip that doesn’t burn a hole in the pocket, then you are on the right page. In this article, we are going to discuss top Indian honeymoon destinations that are budget-friendly besides being incredible romantic getaways.


Shimla tops our list and that of many budget honeymoon couples up for a romantic and unforgettable vacation. Be it summer, monsoon or winter, this hill destination flaunting mesmerizing views, exotic resorts and spas, budget hotels, etc. manages to offer its best to newlywed couples. Shimla is at a distance of 350 km from Delhi by road, so many couples count on a private cab or comfortable Volvo bus to reach the hill station. However, the Kalka-Shimla toy train is highly recommended for it offers a romantic ride.


Manali receives swarms of visitors, especially honeymooners, every year. After all, it is reputed as one of the budget honeymoon destinations capable of making trips as rewarding as they can be. Whether it is a visit to the famous and scenic Hidimba Temple, taking a holy dip in the Vashisht hot spring, nature therapy at Jogini falls and a date in the Manali wildlife sanctuary or skiing in Solang Valley, every experience has a unique charm.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

If you don’t have the resources to visit an international beach resort town, then don’t worry. You can visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands for an equally exceptional honeymoon but on a budget. With unspoiled and unpolluted greenery and environment and crystal blue waters, this unique destination awaits your arrival only to offer you spellbound experiences. Many people mistakenly believe that a honeymoon trip to these islands is extremely expensive. However, this is untrue. You can book budget trips to Andaman and Nicobar Islands and can bag extremely cheap deals by booking well in advance.


Darjeeling is another sought-after budget honeymoon destination that is no short of incredible experiences. Take, for instance, viewing areas filled with tea plants, watching mesmerizing sunrise from Tiger Hill, jaw-dropping view of mountain peaks like Mt. Kanchenjunga, witnessing incredible Himalayan flora and fauna in the national parks and forests, tasting local delicacies at eating joints and purchasing local items, including, but not restricted to, kukris, artefacts, metal works, masks and paintings.


Nestled in Uttarakhand, Nainital is one of the most charming hill stations and popular honeymoon getaways in North India. Boasting charm and tranquil environs, beautiful lakes, amazing viewpoints and happening markets, it is known for providing amazing experiences to honeymooners. It is one of the budget destinations but those interested can make their honeymoon luxurious by booking the best resorts in Nainital. Few of the incredible romantic experiences that couples can have in Nainital include couple boat ride in Naini Lake, view of the snow-clad Himalayan mountain range and the seeing setting sun at Hanuman Garhi during the chilly evenings.


Udaipur has to be your pick if you are on a lookout for a budget honeymoon destination and wish to experience grandeur and glory altogether. Right from enchanting views and captivating experiences to mouth-watering food and more, this coveted destination offers it all. Some of the experiences that you and your beloved shouldn’t miss there include a romantic hilly drive to Summer fort and Kumbhalgarh, a two-seater boat ride from Lake Pichola to Jag Mandir Palace, authentic Rajasthani Thali dinner and English breakfast at a British cafe.


Goa is a perfect honeymoon place, especially for free-spirited honeymoon couples. The beaches, people, food, music and the entire ambience are just so special. If you are a party couple, the place has tremendous party opportunities to offer. If you both are adventure seekers, you can explore the abundant range of adventure water sports in Goa. If you both are nature lovers, Goa can enthral you with its wildlife sanctuaries, tiny hills, coves, creeks and rivers.


For a short, sweet and budget honeymoon, you can consider Agra to be a great choice. It is home to one of the 7 wonders of the world, Taj Mahal, and what better place to celebrate the start of your lovely married life other than this “Eternal Monument of Love.” It would be a nice experience for you and your spouse to get clicked hand in hand in front of this historic monument. Don’t forget to adore its beauty on a starry night.


We need not say much about this particular destination, for it continues to remain a popular honeymoon destination in India for long. Once you land up there, you would be spoilt for choices and that too quite within your budget.