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You will be spoilt for choice when picking a holiday destination for two — the world is full of romantic locations and hideaways. Why not make India one of them? The mix of interesting culture and stunning scenery is sure to satisfy all tastes, whether you are a foodie, a history buff, or simply want a room with a view.

Why India is Ideal for a Romantic Getaway

Romance is part of India's history

Most people have heard of the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, but few people know why it was first built.

In 1631, Mumtaz Mahal, wife of Shah Jahan, passed away. Shah Jahan was distraught and commissioned the building of an enormous, ivory-white marble shrine on the south bank of the Yamuna River — the Taj Mahal. The tribute to his lost love took 22 years to build and he was buried beside her after his death.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the architecture of the mausoleum is awe-inspiring, with precious and semi-precious stones set in the marble. The Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore described the Taj Mahal as the teardrop on the cheek of time and it serves as a reminder of how enduring love can be.

You will be spoilt for choice

There is no shortage of places to stay in India, from budget hostels to the full, 5-star works. Do some hunting online and you will be able to find lots of mid-range hotels that offer a comfortable stay in a beautifully furnished room. If you really want to treat yourselves, why not choose an opulent hotel suite or a luxury, air-conditioned tent?

Why India is Ideal for a Romantic Getaway

You will experience something different

Taking a break from the norm and discovering a different culture will bring you closer together and create lifelong memories, so take advantage and try something new.

Whether it is sampling traditional Indian cuisine from a restaurant or street food stall, taking your shoes off so you can explore a temple, or admire prehistoric artifacts in Delhi's National Museum, it will be an eye-opening experience you can share with your loved one.

Vibrant fusion of people, culture and festivals

Undeniably of Indian DNA and so unknown, Andhra Pradesh is a vast territory southeast of India. From the pristine beaches of Visakhapatnam to the calm waters of Dindi, from the beautiful Araku Valley to the caves of Borra, with an age of more than one million years, are some of its main tourist destinations. The Penna River as it passes through the town of Gandikota, is known as the Grand Canyon of India.

The ruins of the Gandikota fort tell its story that dates from the 12th century in the area of ​​the Gandikota canyon and the beautiful temple of Madhavaraya, surrounded by big canyons and arid landscapes. 300 kilometers away from the temple of Gandikota is the city ​​of Hampi in Karnataka with the Virupaksha temple, the Lotus Mahal and the Hemakuta hills.

Coorg has been blessed by an abundant and beautiful nature. Known as Kodagu and located in the middle of ancient mountains, which protect the southernmost part of the state of Karnataka, this is an area of ​​great beauty, with its rugged terrains, green valleys and lush forests, Coorg offers a splendid panoramic and a destination of unparalleled adventure. Coorg is famous for its vast green coffee plantations.

You won't believe your eyes

India is home to a diverse range of stunning landscapes. You can see mountains, meadows, forests, jungles… this country has it all. To make the most of it, visit a national park and arrange for a jeep safari. Not only will you benefit from the knowledge of a local guide, but you will also be able to spot all the wildlife in their natural environment, including tigers, leopards, and bears. More adventurous types can book a hike along one of the mountain paths to see the views from above.

Why India is Ideal for a Romantic Getaway

You can get away from the stress of everyday life

And breathe. A romantic getaway is a perfect opportunity to relax and there are lots of ways to do that in India, whether you venture to the countryside or spend some time on one of the west coasts beautiful beaches.

If you are looking for something more out of the ordinary or a one day trip in Kerala, why not take a cruise along a river in Kerala? You will set off in a thatched bamboo boat called a kettuvallam, complete with your very own captain, guide, and cook. Sit back and as you navigate the waterways and watch the world go by in the tourist places in Kochi for one day.
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Jeryn Collier said...

I love the detail that you bring to this post. Great work.

Pru said...

Good one!

Emma - Bake Then Eat said...

I have always wanted to visit India, it looks simpily beautiful and I beleive it is one of the few countries in the world I don't have to worry about being vegetarian in. It is on my list to visit and I will make it one day.

Selma Yilmaz Vega said...

There is a town that I have been to, I unfortunately cannot remember the name anymore, it is strictly JUST vegan and vegetarian. :) wait it is called Palitana. it is amazing there.

Cassandra @ Uncommonly Well said...

I would love to visit India, but I've never thought of it specifically as a place for romantic sites! Thanks for sharing this :)