Gone are the days when you had to wait till after your wedding to finally catch a break! Getting engaged is a big step in your life and hence, it should be celebrated with the same elation and exhilaration you experience after tying your wedding knot. You ask me why? Because you two deserve it silly!

Now you’ll ponder on where you two should really go for your engagement-moon. Yes, you heard it right! Engagement-moon is officially a thing nowadays and we don’t want you to miss out on it. So, here we have handpicked 7 ideal engagement-moon destinations just for you guys. Stay tuned till the end to mark the perfect spot for your memorable getaway.



You must have heard some of the nicknames of this beautiful place. ‘The Moon Land’, ‘Roof of the World’ and ‘The Land of High Passes’; all exhibit a different beauty of this divine place. Trust me, nothing can beat a long motorbike ride with your partner on the back seat and this heavenly view on the side.

Dreamy Things to do:

  • Loosen up on the Magnetic hill and let it pull you up
  • Share some intimate moments away from the usual crowd at Tso Moriri Lake
  • Feel the serenity flowing through your veins by meditating at the godly Shanti Stupa

Couple Friendly Hotels to Look for:

  • The Grand Dragon Ladakh
  • Hotel Jeevanam Villa
  • Ladakh Sarai Resort

2. Coorg


Ever been to Scotland? No? Well, you’re in luck! This lovely little district shares so many similarities with Scotland in terms of geography, terrain, and climate that it has been nicknamed the ‘Scotland of India’. Coorg’s lush green plantations and breathtaking views will surely steal your heart.

Dreamy Things to do:

  • Visit India’s hidden Golden Temple and learn all about bewitching Tibetan artwork
  • Trek on the mighty Tadiandamol Peak. If you find it tough, hang in there buddy because the top view will be worth it.
  • Drive through the misty tea plantations to reach the sensational Iruppu Falls

Couple Friendly Hotels to Look for:

  • The Tamara Coorg
  • Evolve Back, Coorg
  • Taj Madikeri Resort and Spa, Coorg

3.  Jaisalmer


Jaisalmer, the Golden City of India has a different glow altogether. The use of yellow sandstone in both the Jaisalmer Fort and the whole town below gives a golden touch to this magical city. It is rightly referred to as an oasis in a desert. This beauty has such an aura that even UNESCO couldn’t resist it and listed it as one of the World Heritage Sites.

Dreamy Things to do:

  • Explore the beautiful architecture and try the mouthwatering delights at the Jaisalmer fort
  • Go on a full thrill ride at the Sam sand dunes with activities including camping, jeep safari, and parasailing
  • Try out the hot air balloon ride over the sun-kissed landscape of Jaisalmer

Couple Friendly Hotels to Look for:

  • Royal Villa Jaisalmer
  • Boutique Helsinki
  • Shahi Place Hotel

4.  Mount Abu

Mount Abu

Popularly known as the Shimla of Rajasthan, Mount Abu is another great choice for your engagement-moon. This well-known hill station is one of the best places to visit during the cold and pleasant season prevalent between November to February. Its sunsets and sunrises are to die for! You will not regret visiting this heavenly place.

Dreamy Things to do:

  • Feast your eyes on the amazing sunset at the most romantic Honeymoon Point
  • Spend some quality time away from the crowd at the Toad Rock
  • Make sure of that adrenaline rush by trying out the exhilarating Rock Climbing

Couple Friendly Hotels to Look for:

  • Hotel Hillock
  • Chacha Inn- The Garden Retreat
  • Hotel Silver Oak

5. Lansdowne, Uttarakhand


Lansdowne is a recent addition to all the engagement-mooners’ bucket lists. If you are saving money for your wedding and hence, are a bit short on your budget, this will be the perfect spot for you. Lansdowne is one of the most precious as well as cheap engagement-moon destinations. Still unspoiled by lethal commercialization, this lesser-known hill station is blessed with natural beauty. You’ll feel so much younger after this little getaway, I promise!

Dreamy Things to do:

  • Hop on the Bhulla Lake boat ride and be ready with your cameras to capture the picturesque beauty
  • Go for hiking and snow viewpoint trekking and form some amazing adventurous stories with your soulmate
  • Clear up your mind and soul by going on a serene nature walk

Couple Friendly Hotels to Look for:

  • Kasang Regency Hill Resort
  • Seclude Landsdowne
  • The Alpine Resort

6. Wayanad, Kerala


God’s own country has given birth to yet another jewel, Wayanad. This green paradise is home to some of the most beautiful and breathtaking waterfalls, peaceful trekking trails, magnificent flora and fauna, and some pretty amazing sights. You can also find many alluring beaches within the proximity of this small city. All in all, it is one of the best options for your engagement-moon.

Dreamy Things to do:

  • Experience the serenity at the divine Pookot Lake
  • Strengthen your ties with Mother Earth in the presence of fairy-tale forests at Sentinel Rock Falls
  • Visit the lush green and peaceful Kuruva Island and don’t forget to try out a bamboo raft while you are out there

Couple Friendly Hotels to Look for:

  • Mount Xanadu Resort
  • Arayal Luxury Resort
  • Sterling Wayanad

7. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh


Last on our list of best engagement-moon and honeymoon destinations is Tawang. This holy place will be perfect for you two to get a blessing as a newly formed couple as well as to share some amorous moments together. The towering hills, magnificent landscape, and mesmerizing natural beauty make Tawang a must-visit place, especially for couples.

Dreamy Things to do:

  • Awake your hidden adventurer at the beautiful Gorichen Peak
  • Traverse through the Sela Pass (which by the way, is home to up to 101 lakes) and take a pause at the splendid Sela Lake
  • Try out all the local delicacies at the one and only Dragon Restaurant. Churpi is a must-try!

Couple Friendly Hotels to Look for:

  • Hotel Tawang Heights
  • Bliss Homestay
  • Dondrub Homestay

And with this, we conclude our list of best engagement-moon destinations. We hope you found your perfect spot!

Now that you have decided on your lovely getaway, let us make things a little easier for you. MiStay is India’s largest hourly hotel booking platform which can help you to find the perfect couple-friendly hotels for your trip because you deserve the very best! Do check out the couple-friendly hotels near you and get the best deals. You can also have a quick look at 24-hour check-in hotels if you are planning a brief weekend getaway.