Honeymoon

Not everyone has the luxury of a big budget to spend on a honeymoon. Although that being said, every newly married couple would want to have a good honeymoon at a lovely destination.

To help those couples that are on a budget plan an amazing honeymoon, we have done a lot of research to come up with this list of amazing cheap honeymoon destinations outside India. We have listed all the amazing places that couples can head to on a romantic honeymoon on a budget. Have a look at the places and note them down.

1. Indonesia

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A Couple on Honeymoon in Indonesia

Bali might an expensive place for a honeymoon, if you do a bit of planning and research, you will find that there are other islands in Indonesia that are budget-friendly for honeymoons.

On these islands, there are many budget accommodations available between Rs. 1,500 to Rs. 5,000 a room. Airfare will cost you around Rs, 40,000 and eating out is not that expensive too.

  • Visa: Visa is available on arrival in Indonesia for a cost of Rs. 2,000.
  • Things to Do: Romantic drives, Thai massages, beach activities, swimming, exploring the islands on a boat.
  • Approximate Expenses for a Couple: Rs.46,000

2. Vietnam

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A couple enjoying a boat ride in Vietnam

Vietnam is a nice place for a honeymoon for couples on a budget. Flights to Vietnam from India are fairly reasonable if you book in advance, you can ticket for around Rs.25,000.

When you compare Vietnam to its luxury counterparts, the place is quite reasonable for travel and enjoyment. Honeymooners will find accommodation reasonable too, rooms can be rented for as little as Rs. 2,000 a night.

  • Visa: Visa is available on arrival in Bali for a cost of Rs. 2,000.
  • Things to Do: Boat rides in Hoi An, Explore Ho Chi Minh, Camping at the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park
  • Approximate Expenses for a Couple: Rs. 44,000

3. Nepal

HoneymoonA couple of trekking in Nepal

The best part about travelling to Nepal is that flight is not the only option you have, you can go by train and even by road. Visa is not required for Indians, you will be saving on Visa fares.

In general, Nepal is a budget-friendly place for a holiday and a honeymoon is no different. There’s plenty to do in Nepal, especially outdoor stuff.

Trekking, adventure sports and exploring are the top things to do in Nepal. Hotels are reasonable and those who are really on a tight budget can opt for homestays that are cheap. A honeymoon in Nepal can cost you anything between Rs. 30,000 – 75,000.

  • Visa: Visa is not required for Indian citizens, but you do need to show a valid Indian passport
  • Things to Do: Visit cultural sites in Kathmandu. Shopping in Nepal, Trekking at Nagarkot
  • Approximate Expenses for a Couple: Rs. 35,000

4. Bhutan

A couple on honeymoon in Bhutan

A serene and calm place, the ambience and atmosphere is Bhutan is ideal for a honeymoon at budget rates. The country is located close to India and flights here are pretty reasonable.

The other way to get to Bhutan is by road. On average you will spend a minimum of Rs.30,000 on your honeymoon here, this includes airfare, hotel rentals and travelling in Bhutan.

There are plenty of things to do in Bhutan for couples and one of the best things is getting lost in nature in each other’s company. Explore the green meadows and peaks as you rekindle your love.

  • Visa: You do not need a visa, but you need to carry a valid Indian Passport and an Identity Card, issued by the Election Commission of India.,
  • Things to Do: Visit cultural sites in Kathmandu. Shopping in Nepal, Trekking at Nagarkot
  • Approximate Expenses for a Couple: Rs. 38,000

5. Cambodia

HoneymoonA Couple Sightseeing in Cambodia

Cambodia might be known for its temples, but the place is good for a honeymoon. Besides being favourable weather-wise, a place is also a great option for those on a budget.

Airfares cost between 25k-30k and hotels accommodations are reasonable too. Expect to spend around Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 60,000 for a week-long trip to Cambodia.

  • Visa: You can apply for a Visa at the Cambodian Embassy. Visas to Cambodia cost $40.
  • Things to do in Cambodia: Visit the Angkor temples, Go on a nature trail and explore the beautiful natural and scenic spots in Cambodia, Go Kayaking, Trekking and visit the Monkey Forest.
  • Approximate Expenses for a Couple: Rs. 45,000

6. Sri Lanka

HoneymoonSri Lanka

Sri Lanka is the ultimate place in Asia for a honeymoon. Located around the coast, the country is blessed with scenic spots, Buddhist temples and tons of good food to enjoy.

The beauty of Sri Lanka as a honeymoon destination is that it can be ideal for budget travellers. There are plenty of reasonably priced accommodations available in Sri Lanka and travelling by public transport is reasonable.

  • Visa: You can get a 30-day visa online for a cost of $ 20 per visa.
  • Things to do in Sri Lanka: Relax at the Trincomalee Beach, Trek up the Sigiriya mountain, Explore tea estates in Nurweya Eliya, Go beach walking in Arugam Bay, Spot Leopards at the Yala forest.
  • Approximate Expenses for a Couple: Rs. 60,000

7. Seychelles

Scenic Seychelles

Seychelles is yet to be explored completely as a honeymoon and even a tourist destination. Holidaying here is not that expensive, it will not set you back more than Rs. 50,000 to 60,000. The beaches here are a lot of fun and you can enjoy plenty of romantic activities too.

  • Visa: No visa is required, but you do need valid Indian ID cards and travel documents.
  • Things to Do: Cycle on the beach, Go on a safari at the Morne Seychellois National Park, Rent a car and explore Mahe, Dive with Whale Sharks
  • Approximate Expenses for a Couple: Rs. 80,000

8. Hawaii

Explore the lovely beaches of Hawaii

The most expensive part about a holiday in Hawaii is airfares, but if you plan in advance, you can surely get a good deal on airfares. Besides flight fares, Hawaii is a pretty reasonable place for a honeymoon.

Accommodations are available at budget rates too, you can book an Airbnb for as less as $ 500 for 4 days. There are many good, decent restaurants and bakeries around Hawaii that offer good, sumptuous meals at reasonable prices.

  • Visa: You will need a travel or tourist visa for the US to get access into Hawaii
  • Things to Do: Enjoy a romantic picnic at the beach, Go on a cruise, enjoy an oceanside couples massage, stargazing at Mauna Kea.
  • Approximate Expenses for a Couple: Rs. 1,00,000

9. Taiwan

Visit some amazing sites in Taiwan

Taiwan might not be a popular choice for a romantic getaway, but if you do visit, you will find that the country offers excellent holiday experiences for couples and honeymooners.

The place is reasonable and you can do many things for free like exploring and enjoying the country’s historic places and soaking in all the lovely natural sites the town has to offer. Hotel rooms are pretty reasonable and food is not that costly too.

  • Visa: You can apply for a free visa provided your passport is valid and you have an onward/return air or ferry ticket.
  • Things to Do: Sightseeing, Explore Wildlife, Shopping, Visit Hot Springs and Cultural Tours
  • Approximate Expenses for a Couple: Rs. 80,000

10. Philippines

A Couple Snorkeling in the Philippines

A gorgeous place for a honeymoon, there are many virgin islands and beaches that excellent to visit, if you are on a budget.

If you are taking your first trip as a couple, you will enjoy exploring all the gorgeous places around the Philippines. Stay at fabulous and well-kept rooms that are reasonably priced and enjoy the delicious street food in the Philippines.

  • Visa: You can apply for a visa at the embassy.
  • Things to Do: Visit the beaches, indulge in adventure activities for couples.
  • Approximate Expenses for a Couple: Rs. 36,000

There you have it, these are our top 10 best cheap honeymoon destinations outside India. We love these places because not only are they budget-friendly, they offer fabulous experiences too.

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