Planning to go somewhere in India to enjoy your honeymoon along with your beloved?
If so, Ladakh, which is often known as ‘Little Tibet’ due to having been highly influenced by the culture of Tibet, is just the place for romantic couples. Counted among the least populated areas in the region, this breathtaking hilly region is a must-visit for couples with a spirit of adventure.
11 Romantic Experiences For Honeymoon Couples in Ladakh
1. Nubra Valley
Famous as a valley of flowers and deserts leading through the Khardung La Pass, the world’s highest (18,390 m) motorable road, the Nubra Valley, which is situated at a distance of 120 km from Leh, is lovingly called a ‘Cocktail of Geographies’.
Things You Must Do: Safari on a yak or the double humped camel.
Also visit the Diskit Monastery.
2. Pangong Lake
Situated at an average altitude of 4,350 m above the mean sea level, the Pangong Lake is the charming international lake, which is perfect for the romantic couples for lazing around it and for making a stroll around it. In the background of this magnificent lake, honeymoon couples can have the chance of watching Brahmini ducks playing cupid with the sky touching mountains.
Thing Must Do: Sip coffee / tea while the saline water turns its color from blue to green all the day long.
3. Zanskar Valley
The Zanskar Valley, is the hub of all hilly adventures, comprising kayaking and rafting in the summers; and trekking in winters, it is counted among the most scantily inhabited valleys in Ladakh.
Things You Must Do: Relish a scrumptious dinner under the star filled sky while you set up a casual home (camp) with your beloved.
Also pay a visit to the Zangla castle, and the Stongdey Monastery.
4. Magnetic or Gravity Hill
The curious Magnetic Hill, which is also referred to as the ‘Magical Mountain’, can be found along the national highway leading from Leh to Kargil and Baltik. The main feature of this fascinating hill is that in spite of switching off the engine of a motor bike, the hill continues to pull the rider up. In spite of sounding a little scary, this will provide a magical feeling.
Also pay a visit to the Gurudwara situated nearby this breathtaking hill.
5. Khardung La Pass
The Khardung La Pass is perfect for feeling the wind in your hair and watching the world at your feet. From the shop at the top of this pass, some souvenirs can be bought by memorabilia junkies.
Things You Must Do: Enjoy paragliding along with your sweetheart.
6. Hemis National Park
Boasting of being famous as the largest national park of India, the Hemis National Park is perfect for enjoying a safari taking to see them for the snow leopards. In this wonderful national park, you may get the chance of spotting one of the most breathtaking animals on the earth.
Entry Fee: INR 20/- for Indian Nationals; INR 100/- for Foreign Nationals.
7. Shanti Stupa
Situated at a height of 500 steps, the Shanti Stupa is the dome of peace, which is perfect for practicing meditation. Many couples can be seen enjoying the panoramic view while walking hand in hand.
Things You Must Do: On a full moon light night, enjoy camping.
8. Tso Moriri Lake
Blessed with a number of migratory birds, the Tso Moriri Lake, which is situated at an average elevation of 15,000 ft above the mean sea level, is perfect for spending a fascinating evening. Far from the hustle and bustle of the crowd, this magnificent alpine lake offers its visitors memorable moments.
Things You Must Do: For spotting a snow leopard, you can enjoy a wildlife excursion.
Also pay a visit to the boiling-hot spring at Chumathang plateau, and the Korzok Monastery.
9. Ladakh Festival
Organized by the government of the northernmost Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Ladakh Festival, which is held in 2nd half of the month of each September, is perfect to get to know the well preserved and deep rooted culture of this amazing land.
When: In the 2nd half of the month of each September. The calendar experiences updating each year.
A calm town with amazing natural charm, Kargil, has been a war zone for the past years, but nowadays is an interesting place to visit.
Things You Must Do: Pay a visit to the Hall of Fame Museum and collect stories for sharing along with your children.
11. Leh Market
It is notable that a honeymoon is incomplete without shopping so the Leh market is undoubtedly a delight for shoppers. The local markets of Leh, offers its visitors everything from the colorful and the curious, from twinkling trinkets and Pashmina shawls, which are pocket friendly for every type of budget.
Things You Must Purchase: Tibetan Handicrafts, Pashmina Garments, rugs and carpets.