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If you are honeymooning in Himachal Pradesh, then there are many anomalous activities that honeymoon couples can enjoy. There are various destinations wherein tourists can enjoy these off-the-beat charms and bask an unmatched experience that will be cherished all your lives.

Horse/Pony Rides

Horse rising and pony rides are a very common activity that you can enjoy in many cities of Himachal Pradesh. In Shimla tourists can enjoy pony rides at the Mall and charges Rs 40 from the ridge to the scandal point and back and Rs 400 for the trip to Jhaku temple. You don't need to be an expert rider to enjoy this as the experienced care takers handle the ponies.

Horse riding can be enjoyed in Manali as well. They charge an exuberant amount of Rs 900 for a day. Horse riding can be enjoyed in Kufri at just by paying Rs 300 per person and they take around all the main attractions of the city.

In Solang Nullah too pony rides can be enjoyed during the summer months (March to June). The cost of pony rides here is Rs 100. Another place where you can enjoy the pleasure of pony rides is at Khajjiar. The rides are done near the lake and cost Rs 110 for an hour.

Toy Train Ride

A Toy train ride from Shimla to Kalka and back is one of the most unique attractions that couples cannot enjoy anywhere else in the country. There are six categories of trains that run on this route and 2 more are introduces during the peak holiday season (summer). The average fare of the train is around Rs 300 which can rise during the peak season and takes about 5 hours for a one way journey. From Kalka all the trains start before 1 pm from Shimla the trains usually leave for Kalka after noon.

For a couple, the best toy train is the Shivalik Queen Tourist Coach that has two portions consisting of two coupes each, thus providing enough privacy. This a luxury coach and comes with modern facilities and food is also served. The Deluxe Motor Rail car which has a transparent fiber-glass roof is the next best option for honeymoon couples. For their schedule, please refer

A ride through the valleys and beautiful natural attractions from Kalka to Shimla is the ultimate idea of romanticism for any honeymoon couple.

Yak Ride

This is one of the most enthralling activity that can be enjoyed only at Himachal Pradesh. Rohtang pass, Kufri and Kullu are the two destinations in the state where couples can enjoy Yak ride. The government tourism board of Himachal organises this safari, though prior booking is required.

Of recent many local men also provide yak safari activities. Held on the snowy mountains, this is a real treat for honeymoon couples, as they take one to the unreachable spots of the mountains with absolute ease. The can charge Rs 250 to 500 for a 15 to 30 minutes ride. Also the price is dependent upon the grades of mountains that need to be climbed.

Yak Skiing

This is a very new concept that cab be enjoyed in Manali. This is a unique sport where one end of a rope is carried uphill and fed through a pulley attached to a tree which is further tied to a hungry yak. The skier is at the bottom and tried to attract the yak by shaking a bucket of nuts. As a result of this, the Yak races at a very fast speed and the skier has to hold on to the rope in order to enjoy the skiing experience. This sport still remains under the cover but any local will help you with the information for it.

Heritage Walks

Couples in Shimla can enjoy heritage walks. Shimla is a melting pot of colonial history and couple can enjoy a splendid view in the history of the city. Some of the most famous heritage walks honeymoon couples can enjoy here are Heritage Miles (The Mall, Christ Church, Scandal Point, Gaiety Theater and Combermere Bridge), Summer Refuge (Shimla’s Seven HIll Sttractions, the Mall) and Suburban Trails (Mashobra to Sipur, Trek to Shali Peak, Walk between the Catering Institute at Kufri and Wild Flower Hall, Walk to Mahasu Peak from Kufri through the Himalayan Nature Park and Walk along the Bekhalty Road from Mashobra).

There are private tour operators that conduct the heritage walks in the city. One can contact them on, Ph - +91 9816149102.

Cemetery Tours

This is one of the most upcoming activity to be practiced in Himachal Pradesh. The cemetery tours of HImachal Pradesh are the best ways to explore the history of the state and also preserve cemeteries that have archaeological importance. This is a very attractive way to being in the tourists from all over the world, especially to those whose family has been a part of this heritage.

Shimla is the main hub to enjoy this tour. The main cemetery to visit in Shimla is located neat Oak Over and is believed to be the first grave in the city dating back to 1829. The Card Road cemetery is the place where Major Samuel Boileau Goad (the owner of 33 properties like Barne’s Court, Kennedy House, the Park and Holly Lodge etc.) was buried.

Other places which too are eloquent for the cemetery of notable personalities are Dalhousie, McLeodganj and Kasauli.

Nature Trails

This is also a popular activity especially for the honeymoon couples who want to enjoy a scenic honeymoon in Himachal. Couples are highly recommended to go to Camp Bodhisatva at Rajgarh (near to Kalka) and spend some idyllic time with your beloved among the pine forests and fruit orchards.

Mashobra Camp is another best options for honeymoon couples where they can enjoy a wonderful stay in the camps and enjoy various adventure activities like river-crossing, rapelling and hiking. Training is given at the camp itself.

Walking is another great option to enjoy a wonderful experience. The Glen (4 kms from Scandal Point), Summer HIll (5 kms, on Shimla-Kalka railway line), Chadwik Falls (2 kms from Summer Hill), Prospect Hill (5 kms west of Shimla) and Sanjauli (2 kms east of Lakkar Bazaar) are popular routes to walk in Shimla.

Tourists also can take long walks to Triund, which is 9 km past Dharmakot and offers a romantic hideaway in form of comfortable rest house.

Finding a unique destination or activity for a honeymoon is like a dream come true and in Himachal this is exactly what you can enjoy. So when you come for honeymoon to Himachal and look forward to some of the most anomalous activities which your beloved would love to be a part of on your honeymoon.




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