6 Honeymoon Places In India In June That Will Make You Swoon

Grishma Ritu, the summer month of the Indian calender that ends with the summer solstice is considered auspicious for many in India to get married. Being a tropical country with temperatures perennially on the rise, and with a short honeymoon break on hand, heading to foreign locales may not always be a feasible option. However fret not, these 6 places for honeymoon in India in June are tailor-made to suit the newlyweds looking for cool and cosy places in the late summer sun:

1. Ponmudi


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Ponmudi literally means “Golden Hill” in Malayalam. This hill station is situated 3500 feet above sea level on the Western Ghats of India in the southern state of Kerala. A thick tropical forest, clear streams and winding forest trails make Ponmudi a pleasant yet off-beat choice among the multitude of honeymoon places in india in June.

2. Mussoorie


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Mussoorie is situated 6000 feet above sea level in the northern state of Uttarakhand. With glittering views of the Sivalik mountain range and the Doon Valley, Mussoorrie is nicknamed “The Fairyland” by foreign tourists who’ve spent their summers here. A place that’s much cooler in summer than most other hill stations, this tiny old hill town makes a strong case for itself to be “the perfect destination for a late-summer honeymoon”.

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3. Tawang


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Situated 10,000 ft above seal level on the western most part of Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is a spiritual pilgrimage for many. Known for the famous Tawang Monastery built by the 5th Dalai Lama, this place has the tranquility to trigger self discovery and spirituality. You can also enjoy the natural hot springs, scenic lakes and the beautiful orchid sanctuaries in the area. June is a good time to visit as the snow would’ve completely melted giving you a breathtakingly beautiful scenery to settle into and enjoy your honeymoon.

4. Srinagar

Srinagar is the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. It has many things a newlywed couple can do: a romantic ride on the Shikaara boat on Dal Lake, long walks in the world famous tulip gardens or experience the energy of bustling flea markets, Srinagar is truly a paradise to be. It’s not without a reason that the Mughal Emperor Jehangir described it as “Gar firdaus bar-rue zamin ast, hami asto, hamin asto, hamin ast.” (If there is a heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here, it’s here). As far as looks go, Srinagar is the best honeymoon place in India in June.

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5. Coorg


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The land of coffee, cardamom and Cauvery – often called the Scotland of India, Coorg was a community of Scottish planters in the southern state of Karnataka. With world-class resorts, beautiful local markets, rich flora and fauna and some amazing adventure trips and trails on the lines of the Coorg Wildlife Society, the place has everything to make your honeymoon memorable.

6. Ooty


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Let nature be your host, while you begin a new chapter of your life.

Ooty has pleasant climate all through the year and makes for a very popular summer honeymoon destination.The popular hill station of southern state of Tamil Nadu is a quaint and mesmerizing town of old world charm and the British planters’ way of life. You can go trekking with your partner or camp in the nature’s lap; at 4000 feet above sea level,