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Come February and Valentine’s Day is around the corner. We list some cozy off-grid locations for you to celebrate the month of love.

It’s that time of the year when there is every reason to celebrate love. And one of the best ways to do this is to travel together.


If wildlife is your thing, look no further than Dooars. Located on the foothills of the eastern Himalayas is the gateway to Bhutan and the Sankosh River divides the Eastern and the Western Dooars.


The place to visit for culture and heritage buffs, Mahabalipuram has an infinite charm that is quite unique. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mahabalipuram has a history that dates to the 3rd century and is a fine example of the architecture of the Pallava dynasty.


The alluring feel of a hill station is something that most people love especially couples and Gulmarg framed by the majestic Himalayas is in a league of its own.

Chitradurga Fort

Located about 200 km from Bengaluru, Chitradurga is an offbeat destination that will allow you some great me time for couples who want to do something different.

Black Headed Jay
Black Headed Jay


Located in West Bengal’s East Medinipur district, this is touted to be the longest drivable beach (driving is no longer allowed) in India and is known for red crabs that are found on the sands here.

Kashid Beach

A white sand beach in the north Konkan region, Kashid is white sand beach that is a perfect Valentine getaway.

Majuli Island

Located amidst the Brahmaputra River, the world’s largest river Island, Majuli, is a tranquil getaway in Assam. Dotted with quaint villages, nestled in natural serenity there is much more to this place than its well-known handcrafted masks.

Kolukkumalai Tea estate

Said to be the highest tea estate in the world at 2170 meters above sea level, the Kolukkumalai tea plantation in Munnar is home to a tea factory that dates to the colonial times and processes tea using old methods.

Read the full story that first appeared on the cover of Spice Route’s Feb 2023 issue here:

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