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Himachal Pradesh is one of those states where couples can enjoy the most blessed time of their life, their honeymoon. Be it winters, summers and rainy season, the environment of the state is salubrious and allow tourists to enjoy various kinds of adventure sports.


Winters are the ideal time for those honeymoon couples who enjoy snowfall. Winter sports is another attractions that draws people to Himachal during the winters. Beginning from October, winters last till February. Snowfall can be enjoyed from end of December to mid of January at an altitude above 3000 mts (Shimla, Kufri, Narkanda and Manali). Keylong and Rohtang Pass remain frozen for most part of the year.

The chilling winters in Himachal allows you to get more cozy with your beloved. Temperature ranges anywhere from 0 to 15 degrees during the season. Skiing the most popular winter sport in Himachal Pradesh. Even novices can undertake this sport with ease as trainers are available.

Rohtang Pass is a good place to enjoy snowfall and enjoy a few mountain sports. Tourists can also enjoy ice skating and heli skiing during the winter months in Himachal. Rohtang Pass is one of the biggest attraction of and is also one of the few places in India where you can find snow even in Summer months (till June, depending upon weather conditions).

During winters, the state is thronged by honeymooners and winter sport lovers so accommodation as well as trains and flights run full. Planning your honeymoon beforehand is advised. A good 3 star hotel in Shimla and Manali will cost between Rs 2,500 to 3,000 for a night.

When: Oct to Feb, Snowfall only during Dec end to mid Jan
Best for: Snowfall, Skiing, Ice Skating, Heli Skiing
Avoid: If you hate chilling weather


Summer commences in Himachal Pradesh from the months of March and ends in June. This is is the time when the state emerges as a popular hill station and people from all over the country come here to enjoy some cool breeze.

The temperature in summers range from 22 to 37 degrees and this time is ideal for enjoying paragliding, trekking, camping and water sports. The best places to enjoy your honeymoon during this time includes Bir and Billing and Dharamkot for paragliding and Bilaspur, Dalhousie, Kullu and Lahaul for water sports (white water rafting, fishing, kayaking).

This time of the year, the state is flooded by tourists and thus, honeymoon couples might find it a little too overcrowded. This time of the year is the busiest for Himachal so trains and flight are full. Its important that you plan for your honeymoon well in advance. During this season the prices of hotels also shoot up, upto Rs 4,000 a night in a 3 star hotel. Some hotels also charge 5% season tax extra.

When: March to June
Best for: Paragliding, Hot Air Ballooning, Camping, Trekking, White Water Rafting, Kayaking
Avoid: If crowds freak you out


Himachal seems to come alive during the monsoon months from July to September. This is the time when the landscape of the state is covered by lush greenery. Though a lot of landslides leads to havoc but for those who love to take risk, this is the apt time to indulge in some rafting and other water sports. Dalhousie with 3400mm is the highest receiver of rainfall in Himachal Pradesh.

During this time the whole state is engulfed by a very romantic ambiance that is ideal for a honeymoon couple. The best places to sojourn during this time are Dalhousie, McLeodganj, Kasauli, Kinnaur, Palampur, Tabo and the Lahaul and Spiti region. During the monsoons, these hamlets are covered with absolute greenery and their dream-like beauty increases bounty times. Perfect for those couples seeking a crowd-free place to enjoy a perfect and quixotic honeymoon.

People usually avoid travelling to Himachal Pradesh due to uncertain rain bashing and land slides, therefore there is no rush in trains as well as flights. It is advisable to check the local weather conditions before going to Himachal during monsoon. Since this is the off-season, prices of hotels come down upto 50% and many hotels also run off-season discounts.

When: July to September
Best for: Natural Beauty and Water Rafting
Avoid: If getting stuck due to landslide is not your idea of romance

For honeymoon couples, any time of the year is good to visit the cities of Himachal Pradesh. However, winter is the season during which the panorama of these destinations reach a new apogee and honeymoon couples can enjoy a memorable honeymoon that will remain etched in your .




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