Honeymoon in Sanchi
Amidst the leading trends of exotic beach honeymoon and ecstatic hill station honeymoons; honeymooning at historic and spiritual places showering charms of Indian culture and heritage. Honeymoon trip at Sanchi is one of the most exotic and romantic honeymoon ideas. Sanchi is best venerated for the Buddha stupas and monuments built by great king Ashoka.
Honeymoon Attractions in Sanchi
Sanchi is a leading Buddhist pilgrimage thronged by tourists from all around the world and from across the country. Sanchi for its spiritual historical and architectural appeals has won the position of a World Heritage site
. Scenic village of Sanchi is equally enchanting to the honeymooning couples. Far from the hustling tourist crowds, the quiet and peaceful set up offers newlyweds ample of time to unwind and know each other, talk about each other’s likes, dislikes, interests. Fall in love in the soulful stone land of Sanchi. Sanchi the name come from the word Sanch, which in Hindi means to measure in Sanskrit and stone moulds in Hindi.
Known internationally for its Buddhist attractions
like pillars and monuments, Sanchi interestingly has no historical co-relation with Lord Buddha. Scenic village of Sanchi draped in Buddhism when the great Buddhist follower and emperor Ashoka took the pledge of propagation of the preaching of Lord Buddha and thus, of the Buddhism religion. The Ashoka pillar, The Great Shanti Stupa, other 2 Stupas, The Four Gateways to Sanchi, etc. were built and venerated by Ashoka. Following the trend of Ashoka various other followers of Buddhism came up and built many more monuments and temple. Worth visiting monument built so around are Sanchi Museum, The Great Bowl, Buddhist Vihara, Gupta Temple, and the Buddhist Temples.
The scenic position of the village is also a great delight to the honeymooners. Nestled in the midst of scenic hills, Sanchi is full of serenity and tranquility. Main festivals to look upto for fun in Sanchi are Chethiyagiri Vihara Festival-November and Maha Shivratri.
Honeymoon Hotels to Stay in Sanchi
Best honeymoon hotels where you could stay in, in Sanchi are:
- Gateway Retreat, Sanchi
- Noor Us Sabah Palace, Bhopal
- Jehan Numa Palace, Bhopal
- Hotel Sambodhi, Sanchi
Best Time to Visit to Sanchi
The moderate climate of Sanchi remains quiet friendly throughout the year, though the summer gets hot with blazing sun followed by hot and humid monsoon. Weather of Sanchi starts getting pleasant post monsoon with dryness of air. Best time to visit to Sanchi is between the months of October to March.
How to Reach to Sanchi
Bhopal being the nearest city, Bhopal airport is the best way to go to Sanchi via airways. From Bhopal airport you can further take the road route to Sanchi.
Bhopal railway station is just 50km from Sanchi which is well linked with the whole of country. You can thus, easily get a direct train from all major cities of India, like Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Amritsar, Jodhpur, etc.
Sanchi is fabulously connected with the roadways and thus, can be easily reached from any part of the state of Madhya Pradesh. Regular buses ply between Bhopal and Sanchi. Travelling from other states/cities by bus/taxi is also not a problem at all; you can comfortably travel to Sanchi by road.
What Things to Carry to Sanchi
While packing for Sanchi, make sure you take the following with you:-
- Your mobile with all its charger, cover, etc.
- Your camera with its other equipments and accessories
- Wrist watch
- Identity Card
- Sunscreen and skin protection creams, etc.
- Atm/credit cards
- Comfortable dresses and accessories (avoid any dress/accessory that could hurt the sentiments of the local people)
- Comfortable shoes
- A backpack
- Important medicines
Before How Many Days the Booking Must be Done
Book your hotels rooms, air/train/bus travel tickets, tour package, etc. at least 1 month before your marriage. Having done all advance bookings you will have everything well planned and executed so that after the tiresome ceremonies of marriage when you would look forward to relaxation; you can relax and enjoy your delighting honeymoon.