Spring is over in northern India by the mid of May, its summer now and you are planning your honeymoon in May. To escape the heat of the plains, hill stations in the country will be your first choice. Honeymoon in India offers complete honeymoon plan with destinations to visit in May, what to pack and travel tips for a memorable vacation.
Best Honeymoon Destinations in May
Here is a list of prominent honeymoon destinations in May in India:
Darjeeling Lovers lose themselves in the hills of Darjeeling is a popular saying. This Queen of Hills in the state of West Bengal is a major base for traveling to Sikkim and north east India. Famous for its landscape, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Tiger Hill, mountaineering institute and the zoo here are famous tourist destination. Winding paths, romantic resorts and wonderful climate will offer the best ambience to you here.
Ooty The land of the Blue Mountains or the Nilgiris, Ooty is an acclaimed spot among domestic and international couples. The well designed hill bungalows, cottages and resorts are major draw for couples besides the scenic landscape. You will find out different ways to indulge in a romantic spree of shopping and sightseeing at the Ooty Lake, Ooty Rose Garden, Ooty Botanical Garden and the Doddabetta Peak. Worth enjoying, is also its pleasant climate that is mild in May-June..
Nainital A great retreat for honeymoon couples, Nainital is a jewel of Uttarakhand. Situated at the Kumaon foothills, Nainital is known for its wonderful lakes, trekking opportunities and amazing landscape. It has temperate summers with mercury touching around 27 degree Celsius. Influx of tourists is more during this time. The main attractions are Naini Lake, Naini Devi Temple, Naina Peak and Bhimtal Lake.
Assam The heartland of north eastern India, Assam, is a rich state both in geography and culture. The expanse of tea gardens, forest cover and wildlife sanctuaries present a vast natural wealth. Its cities such Guwahati and Dispur are treasure trove of temples, museums and cultural institutes. The Kaziranga National Park is a major wildlife center with safari tours a favorite among animal lovers.
What to pack for Honeymoon in May
If you are visiting a hill retreat, May is milder in Uttarakhand, Darjeeling and Sikkim region though it will be safe to carry some warm clothes with you. Temperature may fall after showers.
- Light clothes
- Light woolen wear
- Trekking shoes
- Bath accessories
- Medical kit
- Swimming suit for beaches
- It is better t carry less cash and no jewelry
- Avoid using ATM at secluded location
- Avoid mingling with strangers
- Make hotel and flight reservation in advance
- Carry a lock and key for yourself
- Identification card is necessary for both of you
Last updated : Dec 28,2012.