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Best Honeymoon Destinations in october

October, the tenth month of the calendar year, is usually a season for festivals in most part of the country. The month is commonly associated with autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the southern hemisphere. Apart from the common cultural celebrations and month-long observations, October is also a perfect time to plan a romantic getaway from the busy life and mundane responsibilities. So, if you are wondering about the perfect retreat in October, here’s a few to help you decide.

Naukuchiatal


Naukuchiatal - the nine-cornered lake is located in Uttarakhand offering irresistible pristine beauty and a perfect retreat for those who seek privacy and tranquility. It is a pretty camouflage that embraces the majestic mountains and luxuriant greenery among the twisting mountain roads and the musical crooning of the chirping flock. Though famous for the magnificent lake, the array of other attractions offered by the panoramic locale is equally appealing.

Nearby tourist attractions : Nainital, Bhimtal, Sattal, the Jim Corbett National Park, the Mukteshwar temple, etc.

How to reach :The nearest airport is at Pantnagar which is operational only during the summers. So one can fly to Delhi, and then catch a train to the Kathgodam railway station; from there, rent a car to Naukuchiatal which is comfortable and convenient.

Best time to visit :October to November

The ‘must-do’ list : boating, angling, paragliding, horse riding, trekking, bird watching, etc.

Neemrana


Neemrana, an ancient historical town in Rajasthan, is famous for its rich cultural heritage. A 14th Century hill-fort, Neemrana was ruled by the Chauhans till 1947. Today, the area is quickly developing into an important industrial hub. However, the picturesque ambience of the hill-fort is still maintained and is gradually evolving into a popular tourist destination of India. If you want a retreat perfect for a honeymoon, then you should definitely check-out this place.

Nearby tourist attractions :Sariska tiger reserve, Bharatpur wildlife sanctuary, Pandupol, Rajgarh, Tijara monuments, Neelkanth temples, Baba Khetanath Ashram, Siliserh lake, Kankwadi fort, Jaisamand lake, Bhangarh-Ajabgarh, Viratnagar, Talvriksh hot springs, Machari, Deeg, Govindgarh fort, Mathura city, etc.

How to reach : Neemrana is well-connected by air, road and railways. The nearest airport is at New Delhi and travelling from Delhi via train or road is equally convenient.

Best time to visit :October to March

The ‘must-do’ list :try the thrilling Flying fox or take a guided tour of the fort and the museums or collect souvenirs from the local shops.

Khajuraho

a historic city situated in Central India, is widely acclaimed for its elegantly engraved temples in stones. This monumental place in Madhya Pradesh is an attractive destination for envisaging the eternal saga of Hindu art and culture. A small town situated in the Bundelkhand district, is a paradise for exquisite Hindu and Jain temples.

Nearby tourist attractions : the Vaman temple, the Kandariya Mahadev temple, the Devi Jagdamba temple, the Chitragupta temple, the Kalinjar Fort, the Parsvanath temple, the Dulhadev temple, the Adinath temple, the Matangesvara temple, the Javari temple, the Viswanath temple, the Ajaigarh fort, the Lakshmana temple, the Lakshmi temple, the Varaha temple, the Ghantai temple, the Chausath Yogini temple, the Brahma temple, the Shantinath temple, the Archaeological Museum, the Jain Museum, the Dhubela Museum, the Beni Sagar Dam, the Beejamandal temple, the Chaturbhuj temple, the Gangau Dam, etc.

How to reach : Well-connected to Delhi, Bhopal, Mumbai, Varanasi, Indore and Allahabad, the Khajuraho airport receives many domestic flights throughout the year. Thenearest railway station is at Mahoba and is connected to most of the railheads in India. Private and public bus services are also available in and around the town.

Best time to visit : October to March

The ‘Must-do’ list : Watch the Sound and Light Show, visit the State Museum of Tribal and Folk Art, Shilpgram, etc.

Travel tips :

Planning for honeymoon is as important as organizing a family vacation or a trip with friends. So it is important that you book all your reservations well in advance, to avoid any last-minute hassle or confusions. Also be smart when you choose the destination. Ensure that you don’t end up wasting unnecessary time in travelling, as this could wear you down and also lead to needless expenses.

And while you are at it, pack your clothes wisely. Don’t carry your entire wardrobe with you. The key is to travel light. So before you set off for the trip, research the place well, so that you can choose the right clothing and accessories as applicable there.

Keeping health hazards in mind is also important. Preparing for any emergencies in advance doesn’t mean that you are a pessimist; it’s being practical. So while you pack your luggage ensure that you have a medical kit with you which can come handy during any unforeseen emergencies.

Lastly, avoid carrying a lot of cash and expensive jewellery. In today’s world of plastic money and ATM’s why take the change of getting mugged? Also stay away from mingling with strangers. This is a simple safety precaution which might seem redundant but not completely unnecessary.

This autumn get enthralled by the imposing charm offered by the corners of India; lose yourself in the verdant greenery or give in to the temptations of the pristine beauty. Just ensure that you have a miraculous experience and a memorable honeymoon forever and after…!

Last updated : January 28, 2016