Untouched and away from the hustle and bustle of city life, the northeastern states welcome you to romanticise snow-capped hills and towering mountains. A romantic abode filled with serenity and tranquillity, the northeastern states are the perfect destination to commence your love voyage.
Once you exchange your vows you are all geared up to embark on a new journey that is filled with profound love and eternal bliss. The initial days of this voyage deserve an abode that is nothing short of magical. Romance dramas have already moulded expectations and transcended us to a world that is infused with nature’s breathtaking beauty, snow on the land that acts as a canvas to paint our romantic dreams and serenity that touches our soul. One such abode that can transform your dreams that you have envisioned for years into reality is the tapestry of the northeastern states. A paradise for honeymooners, north-eastern states emanate an air of solitude and seclusion. Explore the romantic waterfalls, beguiling lakes, majestic snow-capped peaks, beautiful valleys and plush greenery to arouse your senses of romantic dreams.
A nature’s delight, Shillong is located in east-central Meghalaya. March to June brings the best in the hill station, as the weather is pleasant and heavy rainfall is at bay. Capture your moments of blooming love against a picturesque backdrop filled with scenic greenery and valleys covered in mist. Witness the romantic heaven of India’s Scotland of the East, Laitlum Canyon, where clouds kisses valleys. Let your love sail on the Umngot River as you float above the transparent waters reflecting the rocky riverbed underneath. Hear the rhythmic sound of Bishop Falls which is the 22nd-highest fall of the country. Explore the Phan Nonglait Park, a Japanese-style park preserving wild animals like Porcupine, Himalayan Black bears, etc. This place is perfect for adventure seekers. Indulge in adrenaline-pumping activities like trekking at the David Scott Trail, kayaking at the Umiam Lake, river rafting at Dawki River and mountain biking at Sohiya Village.
How To Reach: The nearest airports are the Umroi Airport, which is 25 km away from the city and Guwahati Airport, which is around 125 km away from Shillong.
Peaceful Stays: Ri Kynjai Serenity by The Lake, Windermere Hotel, Pinewood Hotel, Ri Kynjai.
A golden jewel from Sikkim is Lachung, a paradisiacal abode that will nurture your senses and soul. Lachung, a picturesque village nestled in the heart of Sikkim awaits your arrival from March to June when the weather is delightful and rhododendron flowers bloom. Spend your love-making days in a tranquil and peaceful setting amidst the magnificent Himalayan peaks. A cascading beauty amidst lush green cliffs, Seven Sisters Waterfalls is a must-visit. This magnificent multi-tiered waterfall offers quaint views and a refreshing atmosphere. Yumthang Valley, the Valley of Flowers is a scenic valley that sits at an altitude of nearly 11,800 feet. This abode is helmed with vibrant alpine flowers, colourful rhododendrons and breathtaking landscapes. You can also take a dip in hot springs that are believed to cure diseases. Explore the rich cultural heritage at the Lachung Monastery, and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of this idyllic haven. Let your love roar the highest at Zero Point where nature’s beauty is at its peak. It offers you panoramic views of snow-clad mountains.
How To Reach: This place is around 125 km from Bagdogra Airport in Siliguri, West Bengal and Gangtok Airport is around 102 km from Lachung.
Peaceful Stays: Summit Khangri Karpro Retreat & Spa, Le Coxy Resort, Golden TashiGakhil Resort, Yashshree Lachung
Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
A secluded beauty from the hubbub of the city, Tawang is an idyllic abode in Arunachal Pradesh. Located at an altitude of 3,048 metres above the sea level, Tawang boasts of romantic topography, rustling cascades and shimmering lakes. Couples seeking serenity and calmness should visit this place. The best time to visit this magical abode is from March to September because of the pleasant weather and blooming nature. Go for a bath in Thingbu hot spring of the Mago Chu river for an exotic experience or soak yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of Pankang Teng Tso Lake that is blessed with fresh air, plush flora and overwhelming tranquility. During winter, Pankang Teng Tso Lake freezes and acts as a skiing ground for honeymooners. Bestowed with natural beauty, Gorichen Peak offers challenging treks for adventure junkies. The snow-capped mountains are a delight to the eyes. Sit near the rhythmic Narurang Falls that is surrounded by luxuriant forests and top-notch beauty. Commence your love journey at an auspicious note by seeking blessings at Tawang Monastery.
How To Reach: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport located at a distance of 480 km from Twang in Guwahati, Assam
Peaceful Stays: Timilo Boutique, Hotel Tawang Heights, Kharjap Homestay, Norphel Retreat.
Imagine yourself secluded into the tranquillity and panoramic beauty of nature, Guwahati is securely tucked away in Assam. This place is surrounded by majestic peaks, sparkling lakes, pulsating waterfalls, lush flora and fauna and beautiful valleys. October to April brings the best in the hill station as the city is blessed with a humid subtropical climate and you can enjoy the vibrant Bihu festival of Assam. Relish the feels of a beach at Umananda Island, A small river island in the middle of Brahmaputra accessed by a ferry. Couples can also visit the little Umananda temple on the island and spot the endangered Gee’s golden langurs. Witness the serenity of the man-made lake Dighali Pukhuri situated at the heart of Guwahati city. Indulge in a romantic boat ride on this glistening lake. Share a romantic moment with your partner at Brahmaputra River Cruise. Take souvenirs for your loved ones from the fancy bazaar which is popularly known as ‘Chandni Chowk of Guwahati’.
How To Reach: Guwahati Airport, or Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, situated 25 km away from the main city, links the destination with all prime Indian cities.
Peaceful Stays: Hotel Rajendra Residency, Three Little Birds Homestay, Riverbourne Cruise, Radisson Blu Hotel.