Romantic Retreats: Discover the Top Kashmir Honeymoon Places
Every newlywed couple yearns to spend their honeymoon amidst a surreal setting and gazing into each other’s eyes. And, what can be an ideal honeymoon destination in India than the beautiful valley of Kashmir? With abundant natural splendour, breathtaking views, spectacular landscapes, a romantic atmosphere and cosy weather, a honeymoon in Kashmir ticks all the boxes and truly justifies the title of being the “heaven on earth”. If you and your life partner are planning a romantic getaway, a Kashmir honeymoon trip is what you need to take! A honeymoon in Kashmir promises an unforgettable romantic vacation. And, that’s what you are looking for, right?
There are a plethora of enchanting Kashmir honeymoon places where you can spend quality time with your partner in the lap of Mother Nature. This place is the sheer hub of beauty. From breathtaking mountains to impressive lakes, from dense forests to beautiful gardens, from verdant grasslands to colourful meadows, Kashmir has everything for you.
Kashmir, with its blossoming spring flowers and winter snowscapes, offers an enchanting honeymoon experience for couples in every season. Whether you are seeking the thrill of skiing in Gulmarg, embarking on mesmerizing mountain lake treks, trying your hand at trout fishing in Sonamarg, or enjoying a romantic retreat in charming cedar-panelled houseboats on the Jhelum River, the possibilities for a memorable honeymoon in the Kashmir Valley are limitless. The region is brimming with picturesque destinations perfect for honeymoon couples to explore.
So, look for the ideal Kashmir honeymoon packages for couples to create precious, memorable moments with your loved one. This blog unveils the best honeymoon destinations in Kashmir for an enchanting and blissful honeymoon getaway.
Best Places to Visit in Kashmir for a Honeymoon
Srinagar is the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir and one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in Kashmir. It is beautifully located on the banks of the very famous river, Jhelum. Srinagar offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and a tranquil atmosphere, making it to the list of top Kashmir honeymoon places.
Best time to visit Srinagar: April to October
How to reach Srinagar: Srinagar houses the Sheikh-Ul-Alam Airport (IATA code SXR). The local airport is just 15 km away from the city centre. The nearest railway station is Udhampur Railway Station. It is located 200 km away and is well connected by the national highway with Srinagar.
Suggested sightseeing places in Srinagar on your honeymoon: Dal Lake, Nigeen Lake, Shalimar Bagh, Nishat Bagh, Chashme Shahi, Hazratbal Shrine, Hari Parbat, Shankaracharya Temple, Tulip Garden
Things to do in Srinagar: Enjoy a peaceful shikara ride on Dal Lake, stay on a traditional houseboat at Nigeen Lake, embark on a trek to Shankaracharya Hill, experience heart-pumping paragliding adventure at Astanmarg, go for a heritage walk, watch migratory birds in Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary, walk through the beautiful Mughal gardens
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Gulmarg is a picturesque city snuggled in the Himalayas and is a must-include destination in your Kashmir honeymoon tour package. Gulmarg is blessed with abundant natural beauty, pristine landscapes and a serene atmosphere that offers a unique experience to the newlyweds.
Gulmarg in summer and monsoon looks like a scene straight out of a postcard and transforms into a magical winter wonderland during the latter half of the year. A trip to Gulmarg promises a unique mix of adventure and tranquillity. It is the most popular skiing destination in India and a heaven for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts
Best time to visit Gulmarg: March to June and December to February (for snow experience)
How to reach Gulmarg: The nearest airfield from Gulmarg is Srinagar International Airport, which is 58 km away and can be easily covered by car journey. The closest railway station is Udhampur, around 249 km from Gulmarg. It can be easily reached by the national highway.
Suggested sightseeing places in Gulmarg on your honeymoon: Gulmarg Biosphere Reserve, Alpather Lake, Gulmarg Golf Course, Children’s Park, Khilanmarg, Gulmarg Market
Things to do in Gulmarg: Enjoy a Gondola ride over vibrant meadows and alpine terrain, explore off-the-beaten-path trails on a horseback safari, participate in adrenaline-pumping snow adventures like skiing, snowboarding and sledging, join a guided night walk to observe nocturnal wildlife and enjoy stargazing, explore the region’s alpine flowers, indulge in a unique and aromatic experience of saffron picking.
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The list of top Kashmir honeymoon places cannot be complete without Pahalgam. It is the most beautiful hill station in Kashmir where couples can enjoy the romantic vibes amidst lush greenery, scenic views, green meadows, snowy mountains and mesmerizing landscapes. If you truly want to experience Kashmir’s blissful vibes on your honeymoon, Pahalgam is the place to be. You can have the best time with your partner at splendid and beautiful places like Aru Valley and Betaab Valley. Pahalgam’s surrounding landscape, stunning gardens and enchanting valleys definitely create magic on your Kashmir honeymoon trip.
Best time to visit Pahalgam: March to November
How to reach Pahalgam: The fastest, easiest and most convenient way to reach Pahalgam is by air. Srinagar Airport is the nearest airport to Pahalgam and is located 88 km away from Pahalgam. The nearest railway station is Udhampur, situated around 187 km from Pahalgam.
Suggested sightseeing places in Pahalgam on your honeymoon: Chandanwari, Baisara, Lidder River, Lidder Amusement Park, Sheshnag Lake, Shesh, Tulian Lake, and Mamleshwar Temple
Things to do in Pahalgam: Trek to Kohli Glacier, go white water rafting down the Lidder River, take a pony ride in the scenic meadow of Baisaran, enjoy nature’s delight by camping at the Aru Valley, try your hands at trout fishing, take a hike at Pahalgam Golf Course and take golfing lessons here
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When talking about the best honeymoon destination in Kashmir, Sonamarg deserves to be on the list. Nestled on the bank of the Sindhu River, Sonamarg is a quaint valley that offers spectacular views of the countryside. Sonamarg is one of the ideal Kashmir honeymoon places as it is blessed with surreal natural beauty and abundant beautiful green water and frozen lakes that offer breathtaking views from the top of the meadows. When on a Kashmir honeymoon trip, the enticing beauty of Sonamarg lets you spend a great time with your partner.
Best time to visit Sonamarg: April to June
How to reach Sonamarg: You can reach Sonamarg by taking a flight to Srinagar International Airport which is situated 80 km away. You can reach Sonamarg by road from Srinagar. The nearest railway station is Udhampur Railway Station, which is 292 km away and can be conveniently reached by the national highway.
Suggested sightseeing places in Sonamarg on your honeymoon: Gangabal Lake, Krishnasar Lake, Nilagrad River and Lake, Thajiwas Glacier, Satsar, Vishansar, Baltal Valley, Kishansar
Things to do in Sonamarg: Trek to beautiful spots like Thajwas Glacier Trek, Gangabal Trek, Machoi Peak, Sirbal Peak, Kolahoi Peak, and more, go lake hopping, enjoy river rafting in the white water, enjoy camping in the shade of the Himalayan Mountains amidst tranquil surroundings, experience a holy expedition at Hindu shrines, visit the walnut orchards, participate in winter sports like skiing, sledging, ice climbing, snowboarding, and more.
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Jammu and Kashmir honeymoon packages cannot be complete without adding the picturesque yet less explored destination – Yusmarg. It is a small hill station in Kashmir that boasts unparalleled natural beauty, green meadows of pine and fir and serene Himalayan ranges. If you are on a honeymoon in Kashmir, you cannot miss this paradise as this is one place that most honeymoon couples dream about. Romancing around the pristine lakes of Yusmarg is an experience that you and your partner will never forget.
Best time to visit Yusmarg: March to September
How to reach Yusmarg: The easiest way to reach Yusmarg is by taking a flight to the Srinagar Airport which is located 46 km away from Yusmarg. The nearest railway station is Udhampur, situated around 210 km from Yusmarg and is easily accessible by the national highway.
Suggested sightseeing places in Yusmarg on your honeymoon: Doodh Ganga, Nilnag Lake, Pakharpora Shrine, Charar-e-Sharif, Sang-e-Safed
Things to do in Yusmarg: enjoy a rejuvenating picnic with your loved ones in Yusmarg meadows, trek through thick forests and shimmery rivulets to the stunning Nilnag Lake, unwind and soak in the tranquillity of Sang-e-Safed Valley, enjoy trout fishing in Doodh Ganga River, take a pony ride in and around Yusmarg
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Gurez Valley is a beautiful gem in Kashmir nestled amidst the majestic Himalayan mountains. It is a perfect place for honeymooners to spend quiet time in each other’s company. The less-explored terrain of Gurez makes it even more attractive and lures adventurer enthusiasts and nature lovers with its pristine beauty and breathtaking landscapes. It truly deserves a prominent place on the list of top Kashmir honeymoon places.
Best time to visit Gurez Valley: May to October
How to reach Gurez Valley: Gurez Valley is located at a distance of 123 kilometres from Srinagar in the Bandipora district of Kashmir. The easiest way to reach Gurez Valley from Srinagar is by road. The roads that lead to Gurez Valley remain closed due to snow during the peak winter season from November to April hence the only way to reach Gurez is by taking a helicopter service.
Suggested sightseeing places in Gurez Valley on your honeymoon: Razdan Pass, Kishan Ganga River, Habba Khatoon Peak, Peer Baba Shrine, Sheikhpora Archaeological Site, Harmukh, Tulail Valley, Dawar Village
Things to do in Gurez Valley: Trek through untouched landscapes like Harmukh Peak, Tragbal, Razdan Pass, and Habba Khatoon Peak, immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry of Gurez Valley, engage in cultural encounters with locals, embark on bird-watching adventures to gaze around several native bird species, observe the wide variety of local wildlife, enjoy camping under the starry sky near the Kishan Ganga River
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Betaab Valley is one of the most beautiful and serene valleys in Kashmir and a must-visit Kashmir honeymoon destination. The valley is surrounded by snow-capped mountains, lush green meadows, free-flowing streams, pine and deodar forests and dense vegetation, making it a paradise for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike. Let your love blossom in this picturesque valley while strolling in the woods, chilling on the banks of the Lidder River.
Best time to visit Betaab Valley: October to April
How to reach Betaab Valley: Srinagar Airport is the nearest airport to Betaab Valley. It is located at a distance of 95 km. Udhampur railway station is the nearest railway station to Betaab Valley. It is located at a distance of 194 km. You can reach Betaab Valley from the airport as well as the railway station via a comfortable road journey.
Suggested sightseeing places in Betaab Valley on your honeymoon: Razdan Pass, Kishan Ganga River, Peer Baba Shrine, and Harmukh
Things to do in Betaab Valley: Trek amidst scenic landscapes, go for a nature walk to explore natural wonders, camp in the wilderness under the stary sky, capture picturesque moments on your camera, observe native birds along with several rare and endangered wildlife species such as the snow leopard, Asiatic black bear, red fox, and Himalayan musk deer.
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Tucked in the lap of the mighty Himalayas, Aru Valley is a hidden gem popular for its scenic meadows. It is an ideal spot to experience nature’s calm and serenity. The valley is dotted with pine and cedar forests, lush meadows, tall standing mountains, colourful flowers, pristine lakes, pure streams and quaint villages, drawing the honeymooner’s attention. The exceptional beauty of Aru Valley and its serene environs make it one of the top places to visit in Kashmir for a honeymoon.
Best time to visit Aru Valley: March to November
How to reach Aru Valley: Srinagar Airport is the nearest airport to Aru Valley. It is located at a distance of 112 km. Udhampur railway station is the nearest railway station to Aru Valley. It is located at a distance of 181 km. You can reach Aru Valley from the airport as well as the railway station via a comfortable road journey.
Suggested sightseeing places in Aru Valley on your honeymoon: Lidder River, Kolahoi Glacier, Chandanwari, Baisaran, Sheshnag Lake, Lolab Valley, and Tulian Lake
Things to do in Aru Valley: Trek to the famous Kolahoi Glacier and Tarsar Lake, catch a bird’s eye view of the entire valley through a paragliding experience, encounter a varied range of rare and endangered species of animals such as the snow leopard, Asiatic black bear, and red fox, enjoy enthralling snow activities such as sledging, snowboarding, skiing during winter season, soak in the heavenly beauty of Aru Valley on a horseback ride.
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Suggested itinerary for honeymoon in Kashmir
Now that you know about the best Kashmir honeymoon places to add to your itinerary, all that is left to do is get a perfect Kashmir honeymoon itinerary that covers these amazingly beautiful destinations.
We know it may seem like a hassle to you to compile an itinerary on your own and that is why we are here to make your life easy. We have already compiled a few best Kashmir honeymoon packages for you and your partner so that you don’t have to waste your precious moments in doing mundane tasks. Below are the ideal Kashmir honeymoon trip itineraries which you may use and thank us later. You may choose a Kashmir honeymoon tour package from the below options basis your unique preferences and suiting your budget.
For more information, you may get in touch with our travel experts who can tailor-make a unique Kashmir honeymoon package for you.
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