Honeymoon in Chitrakoot
Sited amidst the scenic Vindya mountain range, small-scenic town of Chitrakoot is a honeymooner's delight, planning a honeymoon vacation in central India. As the name also suggest, Chitrakoot is blessed with beautiful fruits and treasures of nature. Chitrakoot is known both for its religious significance as well as natural beauty. In your childhood, if you have spent time with your grandparents teaching you mantras and slokas from Ramayana, etc.; you are sure to remember having heard 'Chitrakoot ke Ghat' being related to Tulsidas and Lord Shri Ram.
Legends say that Lord Ram, during his fourteen year's exile, lived in Chitrakoot for around 11 years with Sita and Lakshman. Chitrakoot as a pilgrim is venerated even higher than Prayagraj, Allahabad. Holiness of Chitrakoot attracted many saints and poets like Rishi Balmiki, Goswami Tulsidas, etc. to build their ashrams here.
Chitrakoot as a honeymoon destination is not only appealing because of its spirituality, but also because of its incredible natural serenity. Being the source of origin of Indravati and Mandakini rivers; guarded elegantly by Chitrakoot Range, Madfa Summit and Balmiki Pahar; town of Chitrakoot is an appeasing abode of Mother Nature.
Honeymoon Attractions in Chitrakoot
Chitrakoot is a venerated Hindu pilgrimage spot in Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand area, and its same holiness along with its natural pleasantness is highly appealing to the newlyweds. Exhilarating cascade of Chitrakoot, which is the highest waterfall of India, presents one of the most mesmerizing romantic gateways especially for those who are looking for honeymooning ideas that would be cheap on pocket. A quiet and pleasant honeymoon trip to Chitrakoot is sure to give you unlimited delight and fun with surprising adventurous experiences as well.
Most romantic honeymoon spots to spend quality time with your beloved are:
- Chitrakoot Waterfall
- Gupt Godavari Cave
- Shabari Waterfall
- Vindhya Mountain Ranges like Lakshman Pahari, Balmiki Pahari, Chitrakoot Parvat Mala, etc.
Religious Shrines and Places to visit in Chitrakoot Dham include:
- Kamtanath Mandir
- Ram Ghat
- Hanuman Dhara
- Bharat Milap Mandir
- Viradh Kund
- Balmiki Ashram
- Param Kutir
- Ram Shaiyya
- Lakshman Chowki
- Sati Anusuiya Ashram
- Sphatik Shila
- Janki Kund
- Bharat Koop
- Mayurdhwaj Ashram
- Sutikshna Ashram
- Sarbhang Ashram
Notes for Chitrakoot Visit:
- Be careful with the slippery rocks.
- Be careful with turbulent monsoon falls.
- Be careful, while getting near the fall, with the wet area.
- Be careful of false promises and delusions of trekking and boating, given by guides.
- Be careful with your shoes, avoid shoes with slippery souls
Honeymoon Hotels to Stay in Chitrakoot
Best honeymoon hotels to stay in, in and around Chitrakoot are:
- Tourist Bungalow
- Rahi Tourist Bungalow
- Kamadgiri Bhawan
- Guru Kripa Atithi Griha
- Vinod Lodge
Best Time to Visit to Chitrakoot
Summer season is very hot and uncomforting for the tourists. Monsoon showers bring in coolness and pleasantness with it and Chitrakoot turns welcoming for the tourists. You can thus, visit Chitrakoot anytime, between July to March.
How to Reach to Chitrakoot
Khajuraho airport at a distance of around 170km is the nearest air terminal to get down at.
Chitrakoot being a prominent pilgrim destination, has its own railway station linked to almost all major cities of the country, via Jhansi.
Regular line of buses ply between Chitrakoot and various nearby cities like Jhansi, Bhopal, Satna, Chhatarpur, Indore, etc.
What Things to Carry to Chitrakoot
You must have the following things with you on the Chitrakoot honeymoon trip:
- Decent Casual Clothes (Avoid any Sort of Obscene or Objectionable Clothes, Accessories, etc.)
- Camera with its Total Set of Batteries, Cover and Other Equipments
- Photo ID Card
- Wrist Watch
- Mobile with Charger, Cover, etc.
- Sunscreen and Skin Protection
- A Torchlight
- Comfortable Casual Shoes
- Mosquito Repellent
- Important Medicines
Before How Many Days the Booking Must be Done
Marriage preparations have to be well planned and time taking, and thus tiresome. So start preparing at least 2 months before your marriage. Similarly book your honeymoon tour and travel tickets at least 1 month before your marriage.