A honeymoon is the best way to have some personal time away from the hectic schedule and dull life. This also enables you to connect with your better half so that you can enjoy each other’s presence and embrace togetherness. The conducive situation of intimacy and romance is an after-effect of spending time together. There are many factors that can make your honeymoon exotic and magical but a significant role is the honeymoon spot. There are both Indian and International destinations to choose from but due to the Covid-19 outbreak couples are reluctant about overseas destinations. Among the prominent Indian honeymoon destinations, Shimla and Manali are two Himalayan places widely regarded as top honeymoon destinations in India. In this article, we will discuss some reasons as to why you should go to Shimla and Manali for your honeymoon.
Visit Vashisht Temple & Water Springs: Some of you would like to start your journey with the blessings of Rishi Vashist who was the Kula guru of Lord Rama. The temple dedicated to them is situated near the Beas River. This almost 4000 years old temple is quite a famous place among tourists visiting Manali. The other reason to visit this place is the water spring. Having a bath in the spring is a soul pleasing experience. Some also believe that this water spring has a medicinal value associated with it to provide an ailment to many diseases. The place is about 3.5 km away from the Manali bus station and for a comfortable stay the facility of resorts is also available nearby. To add some spiritual vibes in your journey, you can consider adding a Vashist temple in your Shimla Manali Honeymoon Package.
Experience the thrill of riverside camping: Shimla and Manali’s hilly terrains are apt for laying tents for the purpose of camping. One of the best campsites in Manali lies at the foothills of the Pir Panjal range, it is the same place from where the Beas River flows. Overlooking to the river is the dense forest of pine trees that create a mystic appeal to this very place. Another advantage of riverside camping is that you can fulfil your desire for fishing and other outdoor activities as well. Tall mountains that surround the location helps unlock an array of enjoyment. To make your honeymoon memorable, riverside camping is the most satisfying activity that is best pursued away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The suitable time to encounter this soul-rejuvenating activity is from April to October.
Enjoy the picturesque beauty of Rohtang Pass: Among the many scenic valleys of Manali, Rohtang Pass stands out due to multiple reasons. Situated at a towering height of about 4000 meters, this is one of top most attractions of the Himalayan region. The entire trek of Rohtang Pass is dotted with spectacles that gratifies your soul. One of the Bollywood movies named “Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani”, has also highlighted the immaculate beauty of this place. The cloudless blue skies, bewitching panoramas and mountains capped with snow can give a mysterious feeling to travellers. Some highly admired places to visit near the Rohtang Pass are Nehru Kund, Hadimba Temple, Marhi and Vashisht Hot Water Springs. The activities you can enjoy at this place include – trekking, mountain biking, gondola, skiing, paragliding, and photography. The suitable time to visit the picturesque Rohtang Pass, for a pleasant experience, is from September to October.
Enjoy Ropeway Ride at Solang Valley: If you are uninitiated and still have no idea of your starting point then Solang Valley is the town you should aim for adventure. The Solang Valley is the place where you can enjoy a range of activities such as bungee jumping, paragliding, horse riding etc. The most famous among all is the ropeway ride that will add the elements of fun and thrill to your honeymoon period. The ropeway ride session takes around 10 minutes and is affordable with a rate of INR 500 per person. Ropeway ride provides you with the opportunity of experiencing perfect aerial views of the surrounding areas.
Shopping at Manu Market: Located near Mall Road Manali, this is one of the most popular destinations for shopping in Manali. Narrow lanes of the road are piled up with shops. The eccentric market and reliant colours of charming goods draw everyone’s attention. If your partner is fond of shopping then this could be a perfect addition to your travelling itinerary. Clothes, fashionable accessories, handloom products, electrical appliances, footwear, crockery and a lot more items are available in the market for shopping that you can review. The major attraction above all is Tibetan jewellery. Some of the best restaurants with a variety of cuisines are also available at Mall Road to delight your taste buds. If you think that travelling without shopping is incomplete then go for this place at the end of your journey.
It seems that the above-mentioned reasons are fair enough so that Shimla & Manali could be your pick for a honeymoon destination. In reality, there are many more things and places to explore in Shimla and Manali but due to time constraints, not every location can be covered. However, some nearby places as mentioned in the article could be a great addition. The places and activities mentioned here will hopefully provide you with an overall experience so that you can have an extraordinary honeymoon encounter with your loved one.