10 international honeymoon destinations under Rs 2 lakhs
Things to do: It is wise to visit two or three islands, rather than going on an island-hopping spree for that would mean wasting more of your time travelling on ferries or waiting for them than on the islands. To explore Greece, it is advisable to leave the planning bit to experts.
Things to do: Visit the Phuket Island for its accessibility, awe-inspiring beaches, beautiful mountains with trekking trails, an endless array of tasteful accommodation options, abundant nightlife and shopping opportunities. For those, who are more into mountains and natural beauty, there is Northern Thailand to explore. There are plenty of forests, wildlife sanctuaries and majestic mountains right here.
Top attractions: Bridge over the River Kwai, Erawan National Park, Mu Koh Hong, Hat Karon, Khao Phanom Bencha National Park, Koh Muk and Tham Morakot (Emerald Cave), The Catholic Church Chanthaburi.
Things to do: When you land in the Maldives, head to one of their beautiful resorts that would be your haven after you spend hours romancing on the white sandy breezy beaches, in the crystal clear lagoons, on sunset cruises, as well as scuba diving, fishing, snorkelling, picnicking, and on some TLC at a spa. Honeymoon in Maldives is incomplete without a candlelight dinner by the seaside. Indulge a bit on the aphrodisiac culinary preparations under the star-lit sky bearing witness to your timeless romance.
Top attractions: Fua Mulaku, Kudahuvadhoo, Mirihi Islands, Grand Friday Mosque, Nalaguraidhoo Beach, Maldives National Museum.
Things to do: Book yourself an island and latch onto the opportunity to enjoy sky diving, dirt biking, river rafting, trekking, scuba diving and much more with your better half by your side.
Top attractions: Bouma National Heritage Park in Taveuni Island, Cloudbreak in Mamanuca Islands, Blue Lagoon Cruise, Beqa Lagoon in Viti Levu.
Things to do: Of the places to visit, the Grand Bay and Pereybère are made for meandering. There are loads of stoppage points for shopping excursions, dining and clubbing. Or else, visit the old-world Balaclava Ruins to discover its antiquity.
Top attractions: Grand Baie, Chamarel Coloured Earth, Casela Nature Park.
Things to do: You can sprawl out on the shores of the Nile or hop on to one of the cruises for a joy ride. With your partner, witness time travel as you soak up the culture and history instead of the ample sunlight available in this part of the world.
Top attractions: Siwa Oasis, Egyptian Museum, Valley of Kings, River Nile cruise, Red Sea Reef, Karnak, Giza Necropolis.
Things to do: Stay at unusual hotels, Dine at a live volcano: Madu Sari Mountain Restaurant, and also at a restaurant in the middle of paddy fields, Visit Bali Marine and Safari Park, Hug a honey bear at Pod Chocolate Factory and Café.
Top attractions: Tegallalang Rice Terraces in Ubud, Ubud Art Market, Kintamani and Mount Batur in Central Bali, Goa Gajah.
Things to do: Visit the Angkor Archeological Park and the Ta Prohm Temple. Witness the sunrise over the ancient temple architecture by booking the Golden Temple Residence for $79 per night located not too far from the Angkor Night Market, Pub Street, and Psar Chaa Market. Dine at the Siem Reap restaurant Marum, that trains local and destitute youth to be chefs, and you’ll leave earning some good karma.
Top attractions: Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, Mekong, Tonlé Sap, Banteay Srei.
Things to do: Go for its food, fiestas, scuba diving, kite boarding, cliff diving, surfing and windsurfing all the while exploring the gorgeous marine life.
Top attractions: Huma Island in Palawan, Camiguin, Coron in Palawan, Batanes, El Nido in Palawan, Camotes in Cebu, Lake Cebu, Siquijor.
Things to do: Honeymooners can talk a walk to the garden of Szent Park along the fountains. Couple seeking privacy can head to the Buda hills and hire a bike to enjoy the enchanting views, visit the stalagmite caves, relish a nice meal at one of the restaurants and much more.