Can anything ever be more special than asking your partner for their hand in marriage? We all have dreamed of it, undeniably, of the perfect scene where you take in the beautiful sight of your partner standing in front of you, admiring the scene as you pop the age old question.
To really make this moment special, proper planning and location are of paramount importance. The right atmosphere sets the mood. We have compiled a well-rounded list of magical locations across the country which are bound to make your proposal as perfect as can be.
1. Dudhsagar falls, Goa
This breath-taking site is located about 60 km away from Panjim, Goa. Dudhsagar falls, meaning ‘sea of milk’, is one of the highest waterfalls in India, standing at a whopping 310 metres. is also a highly popular trekking site.
If you and your partner are the adventurous kind, then this gushing and roaring waterfall is the perfect pick for you. Pack your raincoats and trekking gear, book a couple friendly hotel and make sure to schedule your trip during monsoons to experience the waterfall in its full glory.
2. Havelock island, Andaman
Also known as Swaraj Dweep, this is a quaint little island located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands which has had a sudden boom of popularity among the tourists, and rightly so.
Havelock island has three remarkable beaches catering to all sorts of people. The Elephant beach is popular foe its coral reefs and marine life, and also provides activities like snorkeling, kayaking and jet skiing. The Radhanagar beach is a highly ranked beach with splendid blue waters and golden sands. The Vijaynagar beach is regarded as the most picturesque of all, with the best sunsets in all of Andaman.
This is definitely an amazing pick for people who love beaches, sea, sun and fun.
3. Valley of flowers, Uttarakhand
The Valley of Flowers National Park offers one of the most tranquil yet exhilarating treks in the country. The place is true to its name and is home to a large number of endemic alpine flora and even some endangered species of wild animals.
The trek is best made during the months of April to September when the flowers are in the loveliest of shades.
If you want to propose your partner in the prettiest lap nature can offer, this is the place to go.
4. Munnar, kerala
Popularly known as the ‘Kashmir of South India’, Munnar is a quaint little town located in Kerala, renowned for its thick, lush, carpet like greenery and the serene tea plantations. The climate of this place is a big bonus, especially during the summer months.
Other attractions here include the Eravikulam National Park, which harbours a number of endangered species. Anamudi Peak located inside the national park itself is the highest point in all of South India and as such deserves a spot on you Munnar itinerary.
5. Amber fort, Jaipur
One of the most loved and admired monuments of the Pink City is the Amber Fort. Situated in the city it’s named after, it sees over 5000 tourists a day during the peak season of tourism. Due to the high concentration of tourists here, you should consider making advance hotel bookings. Visit our website to find out more about short stay hotels and couple friendly hotels in this area.
The Amber fort is a feat of architectural marvel, constructed in marble and sandstone spreading over 4 levels, all with a courtyard. Also built in the palace is a Sheesh Mahal, the Deewan-e-Khaas and Deewan-e-Aam where the Rajput Royals rules for generations.
Right next to the palace is the beautiful Maota Lake, which adds to the grandeur of the monument.
6. Goecha La, Sikkim
Goecha La is a highly favored destination for trekkers, and rightly so, since it not only offers a great of the Kanchenjunga mountain, which is the third highest peak in the world, but also amazing views of a whopping fourteen other summits on the same trek! If that’s not exciting nothing is.
The key feature of this location is the truly breathtaking and splendid views it offers. Mountain top views are always wonderful, but Goecha La is a whole different story. Other highlights of this place are the forests of rhododendrons, and the Samiti Lake. The sunrise view from the Kanchenjunga range is the single most magical moment life can present, so we highly recommend proposing at dawn if you do end up there.
7. Taj Mahal, Agra
No one’s surprised here we hope. But the most clichéd romantic monument is undeniably going to always remain an iconic place for romantic endeavors of all kinds, including proposals.
Built in Agra between 1631 -1648 under the rule of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan to house his late wife Mumtaz Mahal’s tomb (I think we all know the story).
The ivory white marble structure may be familiar to most of our eyes but it also hold a special place in everyone’s hearts. If your partner is the old school, sappy kind of romantic they would love getting proposed to here.
8. Tso Moriri Lake, Ladakh
The Tso Moriri Lake is the largest high altitude lake in India, spanning a lengthy 3 to 5 kilometres in length. Located in the Changthang region of Ladakh, it comes under the protection of Tso Moriri Wetland Conservation Reserve.
But you can still visit this picturesque, beautiful lake which looks as if it has been painted in various shades of blue. The surrounding mountains and the land area around the lake give the place a very romantic feel. It is a highly recommended destination for our list, even though it’s a bit of an underdog.
The weather conditions become unbearably harsh during the winters and entry isn’t allowed, so make sure to plan your trip in the summer months.
9. Vale of Kashmir
Ending this list with the star of the show, we recommend you the Valley of Kashmir. We couldn’t have ended the list without mentioning it and you will soon find out why.
This marvelous valley is surrounded by the Himalayan Mountain at the Northeast and Pir Pinjal range on the Southwest.
There are a number of endemic species of flora and fauna which can be found here, including the renowned Kashmir Stag.
There a huge number of things you can try here, from trekking to experiencing the cultures of the locals or just simply basking in the glory of nature.
And with that our list of 9 splendid locations where you can propose your partner ends. For knowing about more such locations visit our blog, and for finding affordable couple friendly hotels at these or any other locations visit our website.