February is one of the most romantic of months, with chilling winter on its way out and scorching summer still a while away. If you happen to be planning your honeymoon in the month of February, India has many destinations which promise to prove completely ideal for the purpose.
Pick one or more of these destinations to enjoy the wonders of nature and make your experience more memorable and worthy of preserving for posterity by way of picture-perfect photographs of their scenic beauty.
The Best Honeymoon Places In India In February
1. Andaman Islands
Andaman and Nicobar Islands have come far from their days of association with the infamous Cellular Jail. Today, they offer a tourist haven and a romantic getaway which is ideal for honeymooning couples.
Enjoy the virgin beaches, sun-kissed sands, sparkling waters and beautiful wild flowers all around you in this tropical paradise, which is sure to make your trip more memorable by adding backwater activities, scuba diving and snorkeling to its compelling attractions.
Gulmarg can contend with any of the dream winter sports destinations of the world, which you have always wanted to visit. Head here to enjoy the bracing air, hazy and panoramic views from the top and indulge in extreme skiing at high altitudes.
February is an ideal time for this, as summer may bring in the crowds and ruin half the charm, especially on a honeymoon.
Located in Himachal Pradesh, Parwanoo is all about apple and peach orchards and amazing views from the top of the Shivalik Hills. This is an ideal location for any honeymoon.
Visit Dagshai, an army town in the colonial era and try the meat pickles at nearby Dhalli. Go trekking or pack a picnic and enjoy it amidst the green-clad mountains.
This scenic location in the wilds offers many lodges and camps which take you into the lap of nature. Another wildlife sanctuary of gigantic proportions, the Nagarhole National Park is located near the river Kabini and the Bandipur National Park.
Watch ferocious tigers and majestic elephants in their natural habitat by going on a jungle safari or take a coracle ride in the river Kabini and file the memories away for a lifetime.
Shillong is a hill station in Meghalaya, which translates to “The Abode of Clouds”. A quaint and quiet place which is close to nature and full of natural beauty, caves, lakes, parks, waterfalls and mountains; Shillong is also gaining a reputation for food, fashion and rock music in recent times.
Go shopping at the Police Bazaar and Lewduh or Bara Bazaar from the beautiful smiling women of Shillong.
Located 3048 metres above sea level, Tawang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh is a magical place and the birthplace of the Dalai Lama. which looks like a mighty gash in the earth.
Fringed by huge mountains, it is a patchwork of mountain ridges, fields, monasteries and villages. Enjoy the serenity of its surroundings at this sacred Buddhist centre. Don’t miss the Tipi Orchid Sanctuary when at Tawang.
Coonoor is a quiet and small hill station in the Nilgiri Hills, which offers many hotels and guesthouses where you can stay and enjoy the amazing views all around and visit the tea plantations and go trekking.
It is just 20 kilometres away from Ooty, which is a much more crowded hill station, which offers almost the same attractions as Coonoor without the bustle.
Framed by mountains and offering enchanting views all around, Leh is an extremely traveller-friendly destination which makes your visit highly comfortable. Fall in love with the lush green surroundings, gushing streams and barley fields.
Marvel at the imposing Tibetan Palace and fort in the Old Town which is dominated by a steep, dagger-shaped rocky ridge and bustling shopping areas. Enjoy the adventure activities, once you get acclimatized to the rarefied atmosphere.
Nicknamed as God’s Own Country, Kerala is an extremely beautiful state with tall swaying palm trees and lush green fields and tranquil backwaters which make it possible to live on houseboats.
Traverse the various waterways in a leisurely way, enjoying the scenic beauty in a peaceful unhurried manner. Kumarakom, situated on the Vembanad Lake, is very close to Kottayam and offers luxurious facilities and a bird sanctuary.
Ooty offers a very bustling area but perseverance pays when you reach its quiet, green areas shaded by tall and imposing pine trees amidst lanes which make you wonder if they were magically transported from England.
Admire the colonial era bungalows and soak in the atmosphere of this Queen of Hill Station. Don’t miss the romantic train ride.
Wayanad is one of the most enchanting locales in Kerala, with mountainous terrain, lush green rice fields, bamboo groves, betelnut trees, plantations of rubber, cardamom and coffee, and ginger fields.
This is a beautiful and remote location where you can spot elephants in the wild and enjoy the pure and unspoilt ambience. You will find accommodation throughout the region and especially in Mananthavady, Kalpetta and Sulthan Bathery.
Kausani is located high on a ridge, surrounded by forests with distant views of mountains topped with snow. Mahatma Gandhi stayed here to write his Bhagavad Gita and you can find an ashram in his name at Kausani.
Visit the Baijnath village nearby to see the intriguing shikhara-style architecture of 12th century temples.
13. Ramgarh (Uttarakhand)
Slowly emerging as one of the popular destinations in Kumaon, Ramgarh has the reputation of being the fruit bowl of Kumaon.
The orchards here grow apples, pears, peaches and apricots. Situated at an elevation of 1729 metres above sea level, this heavenly hill station offers a pristine environment and stunning views of the Himalayas.
It is a perfect destination for those planning a honeymoon in February in India because of its pleasant weather. Whether you admire beautiful architecture or love ocean and beaches, Rameshwaram offer something to everyone.
For that ultimate romantic experience: Go on a long romantic walk during sunsets on Dhanuskodi, Kunthukal, Sangumal, Villoondi Beach. Explore Ramanathaswamy Temple and the Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge.
The beautiful forests and waterfalls in Yercaud transport you to an idyllic world full of coffee estates, lush green slopes, fruit orchards and spices.
The climate is soothing and extremely suitable for a honeymoon destination where romantic nature walks and strolls among the coffee fields can be sidelined by visits to the Rose Garden and Silk farm here.
16. Araku Valley
Araku valley is situated amongst the dense forests of the Eastern Ghats and is inhabited by indigenous tribes who depend upon the forest for their livelihood. You can stay on tree-top huts and visit the Borra caves and Chaparai waterfalls when here.
The weather is excellent for most of the year. Don’t forget to sample the Arabica coffee grown by the tribals on the slopes here and plan for a train ride to Araku which takes you through breathtaking scenery and 50 tunnels.
Devi lake is a thermal water spring, which is associated with the story of Ramayana as it is believed by the faithful that Sita, wife of Lord Rama bathed in its waters. The gorgeous nature here is bound to delight hearts and fall in love with the rare species of plants and flowers here.
Visit the Thoovanam waterfalls to enjoy its scenic beauty and enjoy a picnic at the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary nearby, to complete the romantic experience.
A large tiger reserve and national park in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, Ranthambore offers nature-lovers an opportunity to go really close to nature and enjoy it in all its impressive beauty and awe-inspiring variety by seeing tigers, leopards and marsh crocodiles, you in their natural habitat.
Be impressed by the Ranthambore Fort built in the 10th century and offer prayers at the Ganesh Mandir. Stay in the luxurious camps and rough it out on an action-filled wildlife safaris.
Goa is the most romantic of all destinations where you can enjoy the crystal-blue sea amidst lush green mountains, shimmering sands, sparkling creeks and rivers and gently swaying fronds of the coconut groves.
Enjoy the splendid scenery and sunsets on a sunset cruise, indulge in water sports like water-skiing and paragliding, spot dolphins, eat a candle-lit dinner on the beach or sunbathe with your partner at this amazing destination, which offers a number of beaches to suit your tastes and pocket.
Explore the vast dunes of desert while enjoying camel safari in Jaisalmer and absorb the ambience of Jaisalmer, which is a treasure trove of history and heritage. Camp in the desert or go paramotoring and go on a tour of the royal Sonar Quila or a boat ride on the artificial Gadisar lake.
February is an ideal time to visit Jaisalmer, which celebrates the most exciting and vivacious desert festival during this month to make your trip truly memorable.
Kovalam offers you another romantic beach destination which offers everything from basic to most luxurious hospitality on the waterfront.
Enjoy the sea and sand, eat scrumptious meals and indulge in water sports at this scenic location. Go kayaking and watch the myriad colours of the sunset and stroll hand-in-hand along the Hawa and Samudra beaches.
Nashik is the wine capital of India and February is the time when couples rush here to enjoy the epicurean delights of the world famous Sula festival which is a gourmet celebration of wine and music.
Other enjoyments offered at this romantic and peaceful location include grape stomping, wine tasting, foot massaging and strolls through the vineyard.
The Konark Dance festival is held every year in February, making it one of the most romantic and incredible destinations one could find in this month. With its temple to the Sun God carved like a chariot, Konark is an amazing example of the splendid artwork of Indian temples.
This destination requires you to be an art enthusiast who enjoys dance and sculpture. Strolls along the Chandrabhaga beach will add to your experience.
Another destination where you can enjoy the marvellous artwork of Indian temples is Khajuraho with its spectacular sculptures and carvings depicting Apsaras and demigods, indulging in romantic love.
Khajuraho also holds a week-long dance festival in the month of February against the backdrop of brilliantly-lit temples. This makes Khajuraho one of the coveted destinations for a honeymoon in the month of February.
Lakshadweep is a tropical island which is one of the best honeymoon destinations in India during February. The vegetation is green and luxuriant and the beaches here are splendid with splendid with sparkling beaches and luxurious resorts which cater to all your needs to make the experience memorable.
Go coral-spotting in boats equipped with glass bottoms, sunbathe, collect seashells and take intimate strolls in the isolated and spectacular lagoons.
We have covered the ideal destinations for a honeymoon in India in the month of February to help you plan yours in an informed way. Choose the right destination based on both your interests and do write in to let us know if you have any questions.