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15 Best Honeymoon Places In India In December 2022

Honeymoon Places In India In December

Since you got engaged, you probably have been dreaming about your honeymoon. And you will have high expectations from your first vacation as husband and wife – as you should. Honeymoon planning does require some careful consideration of many factors, but the most important one is the weather. After all, you don’t want to end up in the hotel because it’s raining outside when you are an outdoorsy couple or miss the Sun when you’ve planned beach vacation. Couples getting married these summers are planning for a honeymoon in the winters. So, we have listed some of the best honeymoon places in India in December so you have an idea of the weather and plan other things for your vacation like activities, hotels, etc. accordingly. 




#1 Jammu & Kashmir 

Jammu Kashmir Winter Honeymoon

“Nature has a rhythm for those who listen and if you try to listen nothing is more beautiful than the musical solitude.” To experience the breathtaking beauty of nature, a place that often comes to mind among Indians is the valley of Jammu & Kashmir. Also known as Paradise on Earth, Kashmir is beautiful all around the year. But to experience the winter magic, like the one you witnessed in Frozen, a vacation in December is ideal. In wintertime, there are also chances that you witness snowfall. And there’s nothing more romantic than enjoying a snowfall with your spouse. 

Another reason why Kashmir makes for one of the best honeymoon places in India in December is the bustling number of activities it offers in winter. These include snowboarding, skiing, sleigh riding, trekking, etc. Shopping is also one of the favorites of tourists to do in the winter season. What’s a better place to buy Cashmere than Kashmir? If you aren’t aware, Cashmere is just an anglicization of the word Kashmir and gained popularity when the Kashmir shawl reached Kashmir. Cashmere has been made in Kashmir for years and the fiber is also known as pashmina. You can buy some amazing winter wear products in Kashmir, so don’t miss out on the shopping. 

Things To Do: 
  • Take a boat ride on Dal lake
  • Enjoy winter delicacies in local restaurants
  • Witness the best of snow-capped valleys in Sonamarg
  • Enjoy a cable car ride
  • Indulge in adventurous activities like skiing, trekking, etc. 
  • Enjoy nearby villages (Sanasar, Yousmarg, etc.) and their untouched beauty
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip: 

Rs.40,000/- for two people exclusive of travel

How To Reach:




 It’s very easy to reach J&K because of the easy connectivity of airports and trains from all major cities in India. From Delhi, Jammu is only 1 hour and 20 minutes away via direct flight. 

Best Hotels:
  1. Vivanta Dal View Srinagar (Check ratings and reviews here)
  2. The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar (Check ratings and reviews here)
  3. Khyber Himalayan Resort, Gulmarg (Check ratings and reviews here)
  4. Radisson Blu, Jammu (Check ratings and reviews here)
  5. Ramada by Wyndham, Jammu (Check ratings and reviews here)

#2 Shimla 

Shimla Honeymoon Places In December

In December and January, the chances of snowfall are high in Shimla and hence, the city is flocked with tourists. Prepare to experience crowds in popular tourist attractions and higher rates for resorts & hotels. Keeping these aspects aside, the city turns into a beautiful winter wonderland in winters. People visit Switzerland, but we tell you, the beauty of Shimla matches the beauty of this foreign country and offers breathtaking views. As a couple planning a honeymoon in December, this can be an ideal destination because of the admirable beauty, cozy resorts, and endless activities. 

Things To Do: 
  • Watch the beautiful sunset at scandal point
  • Take a short trek to Tara Devi temple
  • Shop at Lakkar Bazar
  • See the splendid beauty of Chadwick waterfall 
  • Spend time in the peaceful surroundings of Kiala Forest
  • Experience the bliss of nature in the Kalka Shimla toy train
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.50,000/- for two people exclusive of travel

How To Reach:

Shimla is well connected to Delhi and Chandigarh. If you’re traveling far, then you might have to take a connecting flight to any of these destinations. Similarly, any trains will also stop at any of these cities. You can also take a cab from any of these cities and enjoy the beauty of the hills as you reach your honeymoon destination

Best Hotels:
  1. The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla (Check ratings and reviews here)
  2. Radisson Jass, Shimla (Check ratings and reviews here)
  3. Hotel Marina Shimla (Check ratings and reviews here)
  4. Snow Valley Resorts, Shimla (Check ratings and reviews here)

#3 Manali




Manali Honeymoon Places In December

Manali is one of the most popular destinations for a honeymoon. Unlike other hill stations, this one hasn’t become overly populated and retains most of nature’s beauty in a raw form. The locals are also particular about retaining the place’s authenticity, and here you will witness nature in an untouched form. One of the best honeymoon places in India in December, the place offers scenic views in the form of verdant meadows, snow-capped valleys, gurgling rivers and waterfalls, and quaint hamlets. The location for the shoot of many Bollywood movies like Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Jab We Met, Manali will surely leave you with endless memories after the trip. 

Things To D
  • Embrace the vibrant aura of old Manali
  • Visit holy places like the Hidimba temple and the Gauri Shankar temple
  • Discover the natural beauty and adventurous activities in Hampta Pass, Solang Valley, and Rohtang Pass
  • Shop at the Manali Mall Road
  • Indulge in the mesmerizing views of the Kullu valley
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.40,000/- for two people exclusive of travel

How To Reach:

The nearest airport to Manali is Kullu Manali Airport, located around 50 kms away. Direct flights to the hill station are available from both Delhi and Chandigarh, and there are chances if you’re traveling from any other city then there will be a connecting flight from any of these cities. If you’re traveling by train then the nearest train station is Ambala Cantt, which is 200 kms away. 

Best Hotels:
  1. The Himalayan (Check ratings and reviews here)
  2. Himalayan Heights, Manali (Check ratings and reviews here)
  3. ManuAllaya Resort Spa (Check ratings and reviews here)
  4. Snow Valley Resorts, Manali (Check ratings and reviews here)
  5. Apple Country Resorts (Check ratings and reviews here)

#4 Jaisalmer 

Jaisalmer Honeymoon Place Winters India

The palatial and regal beauty of Rajasthan is best witnessed in winters when the hotness and humidity in the weather are both low and the weather is pleasant. In December, the temperature ranges from 10 degrees Celsius to 26 degrees during the day. Sometimes the Sun shines so bright that you don’t even need winter wear when you’re exploring outside. At night though, it does get cold and sometimes, the temperature reaches a single degree. Not just Jaisalmer though, all of Rajasthan and West India is best to travel in December and many cities make for some of the best honeymoon places in India. Jaisalmer’s rich heritage, authentic food, and peaceful environment make it a favorite for couples though! 

Things To Do: 
  • A sunset safari followed by a romantic dinner
  • Camp on sand dunes and experience an overnight adventure
  • Witness the grandeur of Jaisalmer Fort, Nathmal ki Haveli, and Maharaja’s Palace
  • Shop at the local Bazar and collect some handmade artifacts
  • Immerse in the thrill of adventure by dune bashing and quad biking in the desert  
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:




Rs.40,000/- for a couple exclusive of travel

How To Reach:

The nearest airport to Jaisalmer is the Jodhpur airport. From there, Jaisalmer is 4 hours away by road. Many cities offer a direct flight to Jodhpur like Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, etc. You can also travel by train, but it can be a long journey to reach from wherever you’re traveling. 

Best Hotels:
  1. Suryagarh (Check ratings and reviews here)
  2. Jaisalmer Marriott Resort & Spa (Check ratings and reviews here)
  3. Holiday Inn Resort Camps, Jaisalmer (Check ratings and reviews here)
  4. Fort Rajwada, Jaisalmer (Check ratings and reviews here)
  5. WelcomHeritage Mandir Palace (Check ratings and reviews here)

#5 Bikaner

Bikaner Winter Honeymoon

An affordable destination in Rajasthan is Bikaner. It still retains the authentic culture of Rajasthan and here you can experience the regal beauty of the state in its raw form. While many states in Rajasthan are ranked in the top honeymoon places in India in December mainly because of the pleasant weather. Rajasthan gets hot and humid from April to October. The winters are balmy, but the nights can get chilly in the peak winter season. Bikaner is the perfect honeymoon destination for couples wanting to avoid the bustling tourist crowd in Rajasthan in winters yet want to immerse in the culture and beauty of the state. 

P.S.: Don’t forget to take home some delicious Bikaneri namkeen and papad from the local stores. 

Thing To Do:
  • Go for a camel safari in the Thar
  • Visit the famous Karni Mata temple
  • Relish the taste of local cuisine like dal bati churma, ker sangri, gatte ki sabzi, onion kachori, ghevar, etc. 
  • Take a tour of the majestic Junagarh Fort
  • Go wildlife spotting in the Gajner wildlife sanctuary
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.30,000/- for two people exclusive of travel

How To Reach:




The closest airport to Bikaner is the Jodhpur airport which is 4 and a half hours away from Bikaner. Jaipur airport is 5 and a half hours away from Bikaner. By train, Bikaner can take a while to reach and the fastest route is by road. 

Best Hotels:
  1. Narendra Bhawan (Check ratings and reviews here)
  2. Laxmi Niwas Palace (Check ratings and reviews here)
  3. The Lallgarh Palace (Check ratings and reviews here)
  4. Maharaja Ganga Mahal (Check ratings and reviews here)

#6 Ranthambore

Ranthambore Honeymoon Places In India In December

Celebrities venture off to this offbeat, peaceful, and relaxing destination for the New Year celebration. Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor have celebrated their New Year twice in a row in Ranthambore. They were joined by Deepveer last year. Other celebrities who have visited this place include Kiara Advani-Siddharth Malhotra, Akshay Kumar-Twinkle Khanna, and Ananya Panday-Ishaan Khatter. Katrina and Vicky married in the city where Ranthambore is located. Clearly, there’s something about this historic city dotted with monuments, wildlife, and luxurious resorts which attract tourists all through the year – especially in winters when the weather is favorable though chilly. A honeymoon in Ranthambore is favorable for anyone wanting to get away from the hustle of the city and spend their honeymoon immersed in luxury and the lap of nature. 

Things To Do:
  • Jeep Safari through the jungle and Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
  • Bird Watching at Ranthambore Park
  • Visit the famous Trinetra Ganesh temple & Amreshwar Mahadev temple
  • Enjoy the natural beauty of Surwal lake, Padam lake, and Kachida valley
  • Explore the historic monuments like Raj Bagh Ruins and Jogi Mahal
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.50,000/- for two people (Ranthambore can be expensive because of the increased tourism in the past few years) exclusive of travel

How To Reach:

Ranthambore is 3 and a half hours away from Jaipur, which is easily reachable by flight or train. 

Best Hotels:




  1. Aman-i-Khas (Check ratings and reviews here)
  2. The Oberoi Vanyavilas (Check ratings and reviews here)
  3. The Nahargarh, Ranthambore (Check ratings and reviews here)
  4. Six Senses Sawai Madhopur (Check ratings and reviews here)
  5. The Kipling Lodge (Check ratings and reviews here)
  6. Sawai Vilas, Ranthambore (Check ratings and reviews here)

#7 Agra

Agra December Honeymoon India

Ah! The city where the ultimate symbol of love, the Taj Mahal, stands tall, Agra might not come as the top spot when you go through some of the best honeymoon places in India, but it’s a destination to consider especially for honeymooning in winters in India. The temperature is pleasant, and there’s so much to do. Besides the Taj Mahal, Agra is home to other historic monuments like Agra Fort, Mariam’s tomb, Panch Mahal, etc. The city is also known for its lip-smacking food and a food tour is a must! From the famous Agra ka petha to Mughal delicacies and sweet-spicy breakfast in the form of bedai and jalebi, there’s a lot to savor in the city. A honeymoon here will be an amazing blend of culture, romance, and adventure. 

Things To Do: 
  • Soak the beauty of the Taj Mahal
  • Take a food tour and relish Agra’s delectable street food
  • Visit the historic monuments like Agra fort, Mariam’s tomb, Jama Masjid, Mehtab Bagh, etc. 
  • Enjoy a boat ride on Yamuna river
  • Take a day trip to Fatehpur Sikri
  • Go on a shopping spree to some local markets like Subhash Bazar, Kinari Bazar, Sadar Bazaar, etc. 
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.40,000/- to Rs.60,000/- for a couple exclusive of travel

How To Reach:

Agra has an airport, but the connectivity isn’t that great. You can take a road trip from Delhi to Agra which is around 4 hours. You can also travel to Agra by train. 

Best Hotels:
  1. The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra (Check ratings and reviews here)
  2. Jaypee Palace Hotel & Convention Center (Check ratings and reviews here)
  3. Tajview, Agra (Check ratings and reviews here)
  4. Crystal Sarovar Premiere, Agra (Check ratings and reviews here)
  5. ITC Mughal, a luxury collection hotel (Check ratings and reviews here)

#8 Khajuraho




Khajuraho Honeymoon In December In India

Khajuraho is a UNESCO world heritage site, and hosts one of the largest groups of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, popular for their erotic sculptures. It’s a quaint town but offers rich history, culture, and heritage. Because of its popularity, the ancient city houses some luxurious resorts on a budget. Among the best honeymoon places in India, this one stands out for the offbeat experience it offers to couples. If you’re looking for a unique destination for your honeymoon in winter, then this is the city to consider for your romantic vacation. 

Things To Do: 
  • Witness the unmatched beauty of magnificent temples and intricate sculptures
  • Attend the sound and light show near the Western group of temples
  • Explore the old town of Khajuraho
  • Visit the historic Ajaigarh fort
  • See the mesmerizing ruins of Mastani Mahal
  • Relish the mouth-watering street food of Khajuraho
  • Explore history in the state museum of Tribal and Folk Art
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.40,000/- for a couple exclusive of travel

How To Reach:

The nearest airports to Khajuraho are Kanpur and Allahabad. It will take around 5 and a half hours to reach Khajuraho from both of these cities. The nearest railway station is Mahoba, which is 63 km away, so about an hour away from the city. 

Best Hotels:
  1. The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho (Check ratings and reviews here)
  2. Ramada by Wyndham Khajuraho (Check ratings and reviews here)
  3. Radisson Jass Khajuraho (Check ratings and reviews here)
  4. Clarks Khajuraho (Check ratings and reviews here)

#9 Kerala

Kerala Honeymoon Places in December in India

Kerala also known as God’s own country is picturesque, has balmy weather in winters, and features wonderful accommodations. The whole state has many amazing spots like Kozhikode, Kovalam, Thrissur, Bekal, and Alappuzha (home to some of the best backwater cruises) to serve as honeymoon places in India in December. You can split your time between these places. If you’re someone who wants a stress-buster, cozy honeymoon, try an Ayurvedic Kerala resort offering healing therapies, simple homemade food, massages, and spas focusing on a holistic approach that refreshes your mind and soul. 

Things To Do:
  • Stay in a houseboat
  • Witness spellbinding beauty
  • Taste varied tea flavors
  • Try some Ayurvedic treatments for utter relaxation
  • Watch a Kathakali performance
  • Take a train journey
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:




Rs.60,000/- or a couple

How To Reach:

Kerala is well connected by both flight and air to all Tier-1 and Tier 2 cities in India

Best Hotels:
  1. Kumarakom Lake Resort (Check ratings and reviews here)
  2. Taj Bekal Resort & Spa (Check ratings and reviews here)
  3. Ramada Resort by Wyndham (Check ratings and reviews here)
  4. Somatheeram Ayurveda Village (Check ratings and reviews here)
  5. Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra (Check ratings and reviews here)

#10 Hampi, Kerala

Hampi Honeymoon Place In India In December

Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and given the growing tourism in India for offbeat destinations, it has gained traction among the crowds. If your idea of a honeymoon is a unique destination, quaint & peaceful surroundings, and rich heritage exploration, then Hampi is surely one of the best honeymoon places in India in December for you. It also houses stunning luxurious accommodations to offer you a memorable stay on your honeymoon. 

Things To Do:
  • Visit the famous temple and ruins
  • Climb Hampi’s giant boulders 
  • Climb Matanaga and Anjaneya hill (said to be the birthplace of Lord Hanuman)
  • Tour the rice paddies on a two-wheeler
  • Explore the cute cafes
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.40,000/- for a couple

How To Reach:

The closest airport to Hampi is the Hubli airport which is around 3 hours away from the city. If you’re coming by train, the closest station is Hospet Junction which is 13 kms away from the main city.

Best Hotels:
  1. Evolve Back, Hampi (Check ratings and reviews here)
  2. Heritage Resort Hampi (Check ratings and reviews here)
  3. Clarks Inn Hampi (Check ratings and reviews here)

#11 Munnar, Kerala

Kerala Honeymoon Places in December in India

One of the few hill stations in India where December weather doesn’t cover the lush grasslands and peaking hilltops in snow. Yes, Munnar in December has a pleasant weather between 13 to 22 degrees Celsius. This means you can witness the greenery and lush beauty when you pick this honeymoon place in India in December. You’ll be captivated by the beauty of the region and will go back with endless memories to cherish throughout your life. 

Things To Do:
  • Revel in the scenic shikara ride at Kundala lake
  • Explore the tea plantation or visit the tea museum where you can taste different types of tea
  • Spot wildlife at Eravikulam National Park
  • Take an auto tour to the old Munnar town and local cafes
  • Watch the sunset behind misty mountains
  • Immerse in the mesmerizing beauty of Echo Point where you can witness the creamy clouds floating and rolling down hilltops
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.45,000/- for a week-long trip

How To Reach:

There’s no airport in Munnar and the nearest airport is the Cochin Internation Airport which is 110 kilometers away by road and it will take around 2 hours to travel from the airport to Munnar. Other nearest airport is the Madurai International Airport which is 140 kilometers away from Munnar. 

Best Hotels:
  • Tea County Munnar (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Panoramic Getaway (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Munnar Tea Hills Resort (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Elysium Garden Hills Resort (Check ratings and reviews here)

#12 Gokarna

Gokarna Honeymoon Places In India In January

Located 3 kms away from Goa on the Konkan coastline of India in Karnataka, Gokarna is the best city to enjoy the sand on your feet and salty air in your hair without the disturbance from the overwhelming crowd! The city offers a budget-friendly vacation and is replete with natural beauty. Think beaches with crystal blue waters, azure skies, rolling hills, and lush forests. For the adventure junkie in you, the city offers many adventure activities like surfing, diving, trekking, etc. Here, you can have any type of honeymoon you like – calm or adventure-rich or a balance of both, your choice. 

Things To Do: 




  • Visit the famous Shiva temples like the Mahabaleshwar temple and the Murudeshwar temple which houses the second-largest Shiva statue in the country
  • Spend a night in a beach camp
  • Go for a trek on some of the most beautiful trails
  • Shop at the flea market
  • Go for a night stroll and spend some time stargazing
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.30,000/- for a week-long trip

How To Reach:

The nearest airport to Gokarna is the Goa International airport, which is about 2 and a half kms away by road. This airport is well connected to all major cities in India. The nearest railway station is Ankola, which is about 20 kms away from the city. Trains from several cities like Mangalore, Mumbai, Kerala, Chennai, etc. halt at this stop. 

Best Hotels:
  • Arthigamya Resort & Spa (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Stone Wood Nature Resort (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Kudle Ocean Front Resort (Check ratings and reviews here)

#13 Andaman & Nicobar

Andamans India Honeymoon Location In Winters

A tropical paradise in the truest sense, the islands of Andaman & Nicobar are located 1000 kilometers from the Bay of Bengal and are covered with lush greenery and azure beaches. There’s so much you can do with your partner here. Seek some adventure activities, waste the time away soaking up the nature’s beauty, or just revel in the luxury of some of the 5-star resorts. Surely, one of the best honeymoon places in India in December, but the weather is pleasant from October to May. 

Things To Do:
  • Explore by beach hopping
  • Participate in adventurous activities like snorkeling, jet skiing, and more
  • Relive the history at Cellular jail where the British imprisoned political prisoners
  • Go for a museum trail
  • Indulge in delectable beach food
  • Witness turtle nesting at Diglipur
  • Enjoy mangrove boat rides
  • Treat yourself to a helicopter ride and enjoy the scenic views 
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.40,000/- for a week-long trip

How To Reach:

You can go to Andaman & Nicobar via air or via a cruise. Cruises run from the cities of Vishakhapatnam, Chennai, and Kolkata, and will reach around 2 to 3 days to reach Port Blair. You can choose to take a cruise though as some offer stunning romantic cabins and the view of the gorgeous Indian ocean is impeccable. If you’re picking a flight to travel though, then the journey can take 2 to 7 hours if it’s a direct flight from a major city. 

Best Hotels:
  • Taj Exotica Resort & Spa (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Welcomhotel by ITC, Bay Island (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Havelock Island Beach Resort (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Symphony Summer Sands, Neil Island (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Barefoot At Havelock (Check ratings and reviews here)

#14 Goa

Goa Honeymoon Places In India

Ah! The bustling, beautiful state of Goa replete with gorgeous beaches and 5-star accommodations for a memorable honeymoon. In December, the crowd is higher than usual, but you can spend some time in the quaint locations of South Goa to make up for that. All in all, many fun activities, picturesque views, and luxurious accommodations will make your honeymoon here full of memories and love! 




Things To Do:
  • Hop between beaches and soak in the Sun
  • Explore the majestic forts of Goa
  • Let the romance flourish on a dinner cruise
  • Shop at the local markets
  • Try the delectable Goan cuisine, which is mostly seafood
  • Enjoy water activities like rafting, kayaking, dolphin watching, etc. 
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.30,000/- for two people

How To Reach:

Goa is quite easy to reach by air or train from any major city of India. You can also travel by train which is also well connected to many major cities. 

Best Hotels:
  • Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Caravela Beach Resort (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Doubletree by Hilton Goa (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Hideaway Spa Resort (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • The Lalit Golf & Spa Resort (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Hard Rock Hotel Goa (Check ratings and reviews here)

#15 Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep Honeymoon

Lakshadweep islands are a tropical paradise that offers peace, calm, and mesmerizing views of nature featuring untouched beauty and diverse flora & fauna. Lakshadweep is popular as a romantic destination where the couples can spend some quality time in nature, stay at an economical price, and enjoy some thrilling water activities. 

Things To Do: 
  • Revel in the tranquility of Micinoy Island
  • Explore Marine Museum at Kavaratti Island
  • Go for turtle watching
  • Have fun island hopping
  • Watch beautiful sunsets at the beach
Estimated Price For A Week-Long Trip:

Rs.30,000/- for two people

How To Reach:

You can reach Lakshadweep via Agatti Airport. From there, you can go straight to Agatti Island. You can also reach Lakshadweep by ship, which you can choose from among seven different service providers that offer ship voyages to Lakshadweep.

Best Hotels:




  • Agatti Island Beach Resort (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Mystique Meadows Swiss Cottage Camps (Check ratings and reviews here)
  • Bangaram Island Resort (Check ratings and reviews here)
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