As wedding bell rings, two humans start weaving their fairy tales, whose every chapter gets entangled with their souls for eternity. The sweet, traditional, ritualistic and most memorable chapter of marriage gets followed by honeymoon-a vacation that takes the couple to the helm of affair and let them unwind amid some priceless beauties of man and nature.
India is a land of romantic sagas of lost empires that bring to forefront many of its bewitching destinations. Those stretches of snowy mountains, water bodies, lush valleys and golden deserts have come up time and again in Bollywood movies. The locations are not only remembered for their settings, but also for epic love songs screened there. If you wish to spend your honeymoon in Bollywood style, take a look to these evergreen numbers Goibibo lists below:
Nothing can be better than the postcard-like landscape of Kashmir. The soothing melodies of ‘Chupke Se Sun’ from Mission Kashmir along with a romantic Shikara ride on shimmering waters of Dal Lake carry with it the unbound beauty of the valley. The thick green meadows of Gulmarg and localities of Srinagar, which once served as scenic backdrop of ‘Yeh Hasi Vaadiyaan’ from Roja, can now be your honeymoon destination. With Zabarwan Mountains at the backdrop, the green meadows of Pahalgam is perfect to dance like a free bird to the track ‘Jiya Re’ from Jab Tak Hai Jaan‘.
Your affair can attain heights at Kerala backwaters. The soothing rhythm of Dil Se’s Jiya Jale Jaan Jale in the background makes the perfect setting for a romantic evening . Undulating tea plantations of Munnar and gushing water of Athirapally Waterfalls reverberates lovey- dovey memories of Aiswariya Rai dancing in the lyrics of ‘Barso re Megha Megha’ from ‘Guru‘. Luxuriant grasslands, verdant hills and misty valleys of Munnar create an idyllic setting to weave epic love story on the lines of ‘Bann ke titli dil uda uda’ of Chennai Express.
The hill station of Darjeeling in West Bengal has been featured in several Bollywood numbers like ‘Kasto Mazaa Hai Lelaima’ from Parineeta, Mere Sapno Ki Rani from Aradhna and Mein Kya Karoon from ‘Barfi‘. If you dream to cherish your honeymoon memories like those couple, then a joyful Himalayan toy train ride, walk along tea gardens, sunrise over snowy Himalayan mountains and breakfast at Keventers await for you at Darjeeling.
Weave your love stories like those royal prince and princess amid the historical forts and palaces of Rajasthan. Be it Le Kabira from Yeh Jawani Hai Diwani or ‘Gulabi’ from Shuddh Desi Romance, Udaipur’s Taj Lake Palace, Jaipur’s City Palace or Jodhpur’s Mehrangarh Fort bring alive the beauty of the epic love stories of the royal land.
Tamil Nadu might sound bit offbeat for honeymoon. However, remember the track ‘Mast Magan’ from ‘Two States‘? The scenic gorgeousness of Ennore Beach, Chennai and beautiful craftsmanship of a Mylapore temple create a unique rendezvous between you soul mates. Give a try!! ‘Chal Chaiya Chaiya Chaiya Chai, Chal Chaiya Chaiya Chaiya’… wow!! Aroma of tea and coffee plantations, misty clouds adorning the Western Ghats and seductive climate.. Ooty boasts of a true setting for a romantic escapade in Nilgiris.
Madhya Pradesh is known for many reserved forests. However, the small village of Bhedaghat gained popularity amongst couples after the song ‘Raat Ka Nasha Abhi’ from Ashoka was screened there. Dhuandhar Waterfalls and boat-ride in Narmada River amidst natural marble rock formations create the most beautiful honeymoon ever.
The magic and mirth of nature is crisscrossed through India. Sit back, allow your wandering heart to dream of your honeymoon just like those Bollywood couples in pictures. Then open your eyes to see that you have landed in the most astounding, blissful and romantic locales of the country kissed with bounteous beauties of nature.