By : Parallels & Meridians
India is a country with rich cultural diversity, and great history, as well as many romantic and beautiful places to visit. If you are looking for delightful places; want to explore; want to get a glimpse of how kings and queens lived; want to get connected with nature and feel the beauty of it – then here is a list of the five most romantic destinations in India you must visit with your better half.
Udaipur is a charming city in Rajasthan, with some of the most amazing forts, palaces, museums, temples and wildlife sanctuaries. With several celebrities and big businessmen tying their knots here, this city has also become a very popular wedding destination for people. There are three beautiful lakes, which add to its beauty, and has also been an inspiration for many famous writers and poets. The three lakes namely Lake Fateh Sagar, Lake Pichola and Lake Swaroop Sagar are must visit places in Udaipur. The city looks absolutely mesmerizing during sunset, and is a great place to refresh your mood.
Havelock is an island in the Andaman’s, where you can find beautiful coral reefs, white sandy beaches, and dense green forests. One can take the private luxury boats or use the government run ferries from Port Blair to reach there. Helicopter services are also available, which are managed by the Civil Aviation Department of Andaman and Nicobar. The famous beaches in Havelock are Radhanagar Beach, Vijaynagar Beach, Elephant beach, and Kalapather Beach. One can enjoy the underwater sea life and see the rarest of corals by scuba diving or snorkelling. All the beaches here are very calm and have a spectacular blue water view all around. So, if you are going to Havelock, remember to charge your devices to capture the magic of this place.
Kashmir is called paradise on earth and is located in the northern part of India. The beautiful lakes, lush landscapes, and big Mughal gardens are the popular tourist attractions here. The famous Hindu shrine – Amarnath Temple is also located here. In Kashmir, you can explore the hill stations, such as Aru, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonmarg and Aharbal. The popular Mughal gardens are Shalimar Bagh, Achabal, Chashme Shahi and Nishant Bagh. And everybody knows about the enchanting lakes, namely Dal lake, Gangabal Lake, Gadsar Lake, Manasbal Lake, Nundkol Lake, Krishansar Lake and Satsar Lake. People even go for mountaineering in this Himalayan valley.
Jaisalmer is located in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan, popularly known as the Golden City, due to the yellow sand and stones used in its architecture. The heart and pride of Jaisalmer is the Jaisalmer fort, which is made up of three layers of walls, and withholds Jaisalmer’s culture and history. Dune bashing and Quad biking are very common activities here. The Royal palaces will take you back to the times when Kings ruled, with every intricate carving on the walls. For entertainment there are dances performed by the local artists at night, which is quite enjoyable. Gadsisar Lake, Jain temple, and Salim Singh ki Haveli are the other famous sights. There is one desert national park where you can find Chinkara, Indian fox, and the Great Indian Bustard.
Kerala popularly known as Gods Own Country, is a state with a huge coastal line in the Arabian Sea, and is known for its backwaters, elephants, rich culture, traditions, tea gardens and palm-lined beautiful beaches. You can do various adventurous activities like paragliding, aquatic sports, and wildlife treks. Cruising on the backwaters of Kerala on a Houseboat is definitely something to try during your visit. If you want to enjoy boating or fishing, then Kumarakom is the best place to go in Kerala. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary in Wayanad is also very famous for its dense green hilltops. The Kochi fort in Central Kerala is famous for its Dutch and British impressions. Other famous places to visit are Marari Beach, Bekal Fort, Banasura Sagar Dam, Kovalam Beach, Muzhappilangad Beach, Chembra Peak, and Eravikulam National Park.