Romantic Vacation Ideas for Couples in India


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If you are looking for some quick travel inspiration for a weekend getaway 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 have a variety of accommodation/hotel options. So without further ado, let’s list down our favourite romantic getaways for couples!

Udaipur: The City of Lakes

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The beautiful lakes of Udaipur surrounded by scenic landscapes make for a breathtaking experience. From authentic Rajasthani cuisine to folk art, this is the perfect couple’s trip. 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 a mesmerizing boat ride over the Lake Pichola to Jagmandir Palace for a stunning sunset.

Gulmarg: India’s Skiing Paradise

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A popular winter sport destination and one of the most romantic hill stations in India, Gulmarg offers the best snow views in Kashmir. With plenty of sightseeing options, both of you could choose for an active— or relaxed— a vacation as you want. The thrilling cable car ride to the Khilanmarg Snow Point is the high point of a Gulmarg trip, especially in the winter.

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The traditional Bhutanese and Buddhist architecture and the scenic landscape with snow-clad mountains makes the historic 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 the mouth-watering delights of traditional Bhutanese cuisine such as Ema Datchi, and later enjoy local beer from a Bhutanese brewery.

India’s smallest Hill Station – Matheran

A charming hill station and an eco-sensitive zone, Matheran is ideal for a quiet romantic getaway for couples. 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 quite spectacular. Buy local honey and take long peaceful walks with your love in this beautiful hill station.

Goa: India’s Party Capital

The golden beaches of Goa would make for one of the most memorable romantic weekend getaways for couples. If you like trying local cuisine while on a trip, we recommend that you try the traditional Goan cuisine at any of the shacks on Calangute beach or Ashwem beach. Later you could go for shopping at Panjim. If the both of you are nature lovers, visit the Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary to see the animals in their natural habitat. Of course, don’t miss out on the vibrant nightlife. The Cavelossim and Baga beaches are some of the best places to party in Goa.

Coorg: Scotland of India

Coorg is another unique destination for a romantic couples’ getaway. With scenic coffee plantations, the picturesque Abbey Falls and Iruppu Falls, you’d want to visit 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 bewitching sunset in Coorg from the gardens of Raja’s Seat.

No matter what part of India you live in, these destinations make for quick and memorable romantic getaways for couples from most cities across India. So get planning and get packing!

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