Punjab News Express
MUMBAI : Russia may not an obvious destination for a honeymoon, but it’s a wonderfully welcoming place, especially if you love to experience new cultures and possess an adventurous spirit, and a country that’s known for its lively winter season, and unique cultural experiences.
Starting off with Moscow, this city has a lot to offer for honeymooners. The water bus running on the Moscow River is ideal for experiencing the magnetic aura of the city. A ride on the metropolitan subway takes you across the cityscape brimming with urban beauty. And for the perfect dinner date, take a trip to the top floor of the Moscow’s tallest towers and dine at some of the finest restaurants situated there. You’ll fall in love with the city as you see it sparkle in the night.
Moving on, St. Petersburg is considered to be the most romantic city in Russia and for some good reasons, and if you’re a die-hard romantic, you would be hard-pressed to resist the charm of horse-drawn carriage rides, hot air balloons and beautifully laid-out waterfronts. Surrounded by the imperial grandeur of a bygone era and an infectiously romantic atmosphere, St. Petersburg is a city right out of a fairytale.
On the other hand, if nature is your thing, then a trip to Altai is exactly what you need. Nestled high up in the expansive Siberian region, Altai boasts of an incredibly spectacular views and experiences that are extremely unique. Once there, you can also rent a cozy cabin, complete with access to local meals, hiking opportunities and even your own horse to ride around.
For the adventure lover, Baikal Lake is the perfect spot. Much more than just being the deepest lake in the world, Baikal lake offers thrill-seekers a plethora of activities that would leave anyone spoilt for choice. Windsurfing, hiking, fishing, kayaking are few of the many activities you can choose to bond over with your partner here.
Finally, the Golden Eagle luxury train is the cream of the crop and should be the top pick for those who relish long rides. Go on a fortnight-long train journey across Russia and witness the country in all its expansive glory.
“Russia is a beautiful place for a honeymoon”, says Viren Batra, Nirvana Excursions’ co-founder. “Voted as a top spot for honeymooners, the diverse range of experiences Russia bestows on its visitors definitely makes for the perfect honeymoon.”