The warm fuzzy feeling of LOVE that everybody craves and cherishes-from dropping a hint with plump roses to treating your love with sweet chocolates just like them to gifting an adorable teddy so that they get reminded of you every time, and to embracing and smother each other hugs, to peck your partner to show your love. Valentine’s week leading up to Valentine’s day is an awe-striking period to watch and, if you’re lucky, to feel!
As Valentine’s day is just around the corner, are you getting worked up because you cannot decide where to celebrate love with your love this year? To begin with, LOVE IS EVERYWHERE! But if you want to make your significant other feel a bit more special to show much of your endear hem or are planning to drop the BIG question or chill and have the perfect romantic getaway. Look no further, for we have listed here a handful of the most romantic places in India to celebrate Valentine’s day!
The Love-Destination List For Valentine’s Day in India
What better destination can you finalize than the city of romance itself! This ‘white-city’ is most popular for its well-known handicrafts like paintings, marble pieces, silver artifacts, and terracotta art; you have so much to watch and enjoy through.
In Udaipur, you and your partner can visit –
- The magical City Place, on the east bank of Lake Pichola,
- Lake Palace, the royal white marble summer palace on an island in Lake Pichola,
- Jag Mandir, also known as Lake Garden Palace, was used by the royal family as a “summer resort/pleasure palace.”
- Vintage Car Museum, for those who love olden and golden days.
You can also visit the numerous shops, and you are bound to come across the renowned Bandhej sarees in numerous materials. You can get one to impress your partner as it is absolutely beautiful and holds so much meaning. Well, this will also be the ultimate way to steer up a conversation the next time you two visit an event! This white city of India is the serene complex of candid Rajput-style palaces erected all around the lake. Give this a try and feel the love blossom once again with the calmness and purity of Udaipur, Rajasthan.
If you have not yet visited the Taj Mahal at Agra with your partner, you are missing out on so much! The first thing you must do when in Agra this time for Valentine’s day is visit the wonderous world-famous Taj Mahal. The whole vibe will let you live the love between Shah Jahan and Mumtaz, and hearts grow fonder when you walk hand in and through the monument and the gardens. You can spend the whole day on the grounds of this stunning monument. After this, you can also visit the other very famous sites like:
- Agra Fort,
- Keetham lake,
- Ram Bagh,
- Mehtabh Bagh,
Name a better place to celebrate your Valentine’s Day everything-parties, beaches, amazing food, and overflowing romance; we will wait. The best destination for the party animals in love and looking for a short vacation. Needless to say, if you visit Goa, you must visit the beaches. With cool winds blowing and palm trees serenely swaying, you two can also have a great candlelight dinner at the beach as the sun goes down the horizon. A few of the must-visit beaches are:
- Colva Beach,
- Palolem Beach,
- Agonda Beach,
- Butterfly Beach,
- Utorda Beach
You can also check out other fun and breathtaking places, such as:
- Dudhsagar Falls is approximately 310 meters above the earth and one of India’s tallest waterfalls. You and your loved one can set out on your way to the village of Colem to see and try various activities there
- Anjuna Market –One of the oldest and the most popular markets for roughly 50 years now.. Here you can buy everything and have the spree of your life.
- Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception- do you want to have a chill outing? Well, head towards the calm and laid-back city of Panaji to visit another one of Goa’s historic churches. This church features a zig-zagging staircase resembling the tiers of a wedding cake. The scenery is simply stirring.
Are you looking forward to an adventurous yet calm getaway with your partner? In that case, you must try out Rishikesh. Along with exhilarating sports that are sure to give you the adrenaline rush, you also get the latest and most serene outing ever. Where you can try river rafting, flying fox, or bungee jumping with your significant other for the adventure part, you can visit and watch the famous Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat. You can also visit the very popular:
- Beatles Ashram,
- Laxman Jhula,
- Rajaji National Park
- Neelkanth Mahadev Temple,
- Narendra Nagar
Along with these, you two can sit on the ghats and talk away or even try out massages and yoga together.
5. Havelock Island
Imagine the perfect day with your partner, and you two are surrounded by nothing but lovely tropical jungle and white sand beaches. Now don’t stop at imagining but make it come true! Yes, at Andaman and Nicobar Islands, you get Havelock Island’s authentic and most amazing beach experience. Either you love the sea, or love the sea, no in-between! With not much crowd around, you two can get some quality time to spend together the great smooth golden sands with the blue waves of the sea in front of you.
You can also try out many activities like exploring the underwater world, the lively corals that are mesmerizing, and many more! This is also one of the most exciting places to ask the big question to our partner! Do visit this one-of-a-kind island to get surrounded by masses of brightly colored fishes and experience the water trip of your life! Check out the reefs and miscellaneous aquatic life with your partner at Havelock Island!
6. Ranthambore, Rajasthan:
If you are a die-hard Bollywood fan, you will love the idea of this. You can get to be in a hot air balloon along with your partner! You can see the remarkable views of the lush green flora and the impeccable fauna of Ranthambore below you. Talk about a magical time with your partner. The sunsets are incredible and stunning and help add feelings to the setting if you propose to your partner. This small adventure will be imprinted on your minds forever!
While you had fun with the hot air balloon in the air, you can have even more fun on the ground. Roam about the gallant Ranthambore, and you will find the historically artistic traditional carpets, rugs, draperies, which are hand-embroidered or block printed bed sheets, and even more enthralling items. These will do an explosion of colors and add the color of love and joy to your lives!
You can also find Beautiful paintings that showcase the rural life of the people, the majestic orange striped tiger, and many other jungle beasts that you can buy and bring home with you! There is also something for you animal-loving couples out there! You can visit the prestigious Mansingh Sanctuary and the Kaila Devi Sanctuary. These parks are primarily famous for their tigers. This is also considered one of India’s best locations to see the splendid predators in their natural habitat.
7. India Gate, Delhi
They don’t call it ‘Dilwaalo ki Dilli’ for nothing! You and your partner should try out visiting the grand India Gate in the evening when it lights up. With the city booming with the sounds of the traffic and nightlife, you will find yourself entranced in the loudness and find you two in your own little silent space. Along with it, you can enjoy cotton candies or ice-lollies or ice-creams and simply cherish the moments you two are spending. As beautiful as it is, India Gate is a major tourist attraction, and you can always look forward to much fun as it is also a very common picnic site for tourists and the residents.
8. Gurdaspur, Punjab
Fans of DDLJ, gear up for we have a piece of amazing news! Remember the vast mustard fields with the hero singing with the ukulele? Well, what if we told you that you could experience the same? Gurdaspur in Punjab is a small and remote place where one can find vast fields of mustard. It also has many religious and historical places you can visit. There are also few attractions such as,
- Shri Pindori Dham Temple
- Gurdwara Sri Chola Sahib
- Kabootri Darwaza
- Jhulna Mahal
- Gurdwara Dera Baba Nanak
- Barath Sahib
- Sri Namdev Durbar
If you are looking for a quiet and simple, romantic getaway, you can check this place out, and it might become your next favorite destination!
Manali is undoubtedly the first and go-to choice for travelers. We cannot deny it because it is the home to for honeymoon and couples who want to travel together and the whole vibe of Manal is the cherry on the cake that makes Manali one of the top romantic places in India. The valentine season or the month of February is an ideal time to take in its beauty, and you also get snow! With such cold weather and so much fun, you two are bound to come closer! Manali boasts of its unmatchable natural beauty and its bizarre yet intriguing weather. Manali is also popular for its limitless escapade opportunities and many fun adventures you can set out on. You can also visit places like:
- the famous Hadimba Temple,
- the picturesque Rohtang Pass,
- the snow-loaded Solang Valley
- Jogini falls,
- Van Vihar,
- Manali Wildlife Sanctuary,
- Rohtang Pass, and
- Kullu Valley
10. Dal Lake Srinagar
Delve into the most romantic voyage on the very striking Dal Lake in Srinagar. With eye-catching frosted mountains in the background and water and love surrounding you, you will experience the perfect date, and your partner will feel special.
Many lovers have come to this magical location to confess their love or take their relationship to the next level. Owing to Srinagar’s mystical atmosphere, one is bound to get lost in the moment. You must try the shikara ride to bob through the lovely river and enjoy your time. Valentine’s day can not get any better with the vast valleys of Srinagar ready to embrace you. Along with the snow-capped hills adorned by the glistening sun rays and the refreshing flowing rivers- Srinagar is the perfect destination to spend some quality time with your loved one.
After boating, if you love you love birds and nature, you can also try activities like:
- gondola rides
- treat yourselves to the Popular Local Cuisines
- wander Through Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden
- Try Birdwatching At the Manasbal Lake
- Visit the Hazratbal Mosque
- Try Rafting At Sonmarg
- Try Skiing At Gulmarg
- Visit Cricket Bat Factories
- Visit The celebrated Jamia Masjid
- reside In an elegant Houseboat
- Try Paragliding
- Explore The blossoming Green flora of the Mughal Gardens
- Visit Nagini Lake,
- Visit Dal Lake,
- Enjoy the atmosphere at Nishat Garden.
The list for the perfect and the best romantic place to celebrate love is longer than we can fathom, but here tried and brought to you a few paces which you must try and ignite a spark of love and zeal all over again. Enjoy this Valentine’s day by making more memories and cherishing love!
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What is the estimated cost of going on a sudden getaway for a weekend?
Ans: If you are a spendthrift, you might keep an estimate of 25000-30,000. However, if you are tight with your budget, a decent weekend can be planned and executed within 10,000-15,000 with proper planning.
Q: What modes of transport should be preferred in such outings?
Ans: You can opt for cars or trains or buses as these often help bring out the fun of the ventures.
Q: What should be thought of before we pack during such travels?
Ans: One must be very mindful and take care of what they will be carrying and what they don’t want to lose. Make sure you pack according to the climate and carry enough medication in case of any unforeseen misfortune. You should also know beforehand about the place you’re visiting for both caution and better understanding.
Q: What are a few other places than the ones mentioned above?
Ans: If you still want the places, they are Sikkim, Ooty, Nasik, Mizoram, Kumarakom, Nainital, etc.!