People searching some romance book their flights to India from many parts of the world. The backwaters of Kerala, the beaches of Goa, and the hills of Manali and Shimla are just some of the places to celebrate the spirit of romance in the country.
India has almost every trapping of a romantic holiday destination. Great food, tremendous beach fun, exhilarating mountain destinations, and dense jungles make the country a stunning paradise. The high number of cheap flights to India also makes the country a favoured place for romance, rather than some of the more famed global destinations like Venice or Switzerland. In fact, quite a few specialist tour operators often provide special holiday package deals and cheap tickets for honeymooning couples. Here are some of the best locations in the country for planning a leisurely romantic getaway.
The sun, sand, and surf experience of Goa amongst myriad other charms makes Goa an irresistible destination for romance in India. With more than three hundred years of Portuguese colonial rule behind it, Goa has also become one of the most Westernised places in the country. Scores of crowded as well as isolated beaches, dozens of water sporting opportunities, cascading waterfalls, a number of churches and cathedrals, cheap booze, and unforgettable seafood – Goa bombards romantic couples with innumerable prospects for fun and frolic. Goa is also famous for its wild parties and gives the perfect opportunity to couples to celebrate their love. Couples who like crowds and parties should book their flight tickets to Goa for the period from December to March, when festivals like Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and Goa Carnival are celebrated with great pomp and show.
Globally renowned for its captivating beauty, Kerala is famed as ‘God’s Own Country’. The destination even won the vote of the most popular Asian holiday destination in a poll conducted by a travel magazine. Very naturally, the destination is a perfect place for romantic couples. Lush green paddy fields, mangrove forests, clusters of coconut palm, and of course, that never ending web like network of tranquil backwaters – Kerala is a virtual treat to the eye and a feast for romantic souls. Most people booking their flights to India for a romantic escapade definitely keep Kerala on the itinerary.
This fabulous hill destination in the state of Himachal Pradesh is a hot draw with honeymooning couples. Besides a natural knock out beauty of spectacular cliffs, snow capped mountain peaks, rolling valleys, deep deodar and pine woods, Manali is also full of pious spots like Vashisth Hot Water Springs, Ashram and Temple, Jagatsukh, Manu Temple, and Hadimba Temple for the more spiritually inclined couples.
Shimla is yet another hill station from Himachal Pradesh, which continues to steal the hearts of most die hard romantics. Exploring the scores of stunningly beautiful locales in and around Shimla with one’s partner ensure a lifetime of fond memories. Absolutely not to be missed spots are Naldhera, Chail, Kufri, Tattapani, Chadwick Falls, and Jakhoo Hills. Shimla also has some enchanting forests of rhododendron, fur, oak, and pine trees.