Discovering a city with someone special is an experience incomparable to any other, and if you are in Indore, you’ll be even more pleased. There is just so much to do and so many places to visit in Indore with girlfriend that you’ll be spoilt for choice. Picnic dates amidst natural beauty, rendezvous at regal palaces, romantic walks through parks and deep conversations over great food: all combine to make Indore a perfect place to explore with your loved one.
Romantic Places to Visit in Indore:
1. Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary, Indore
A retreat from the chaos of city life and a glimpse into the varied wildlife of Madhya Pradesh at Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary can be the perfect way to spend an afternoon. Go for a walk on the exciting trails of the sanctuary with your better half and enjoy the serenity and calm of the place while exploring the numerous varieties of birds and animals and admiring the beauty of the untamed nature here. You can explore the sanctuary on a cycle, bike or car, and if you are feeling a little too adventurous, you can hop onto a camel for a leisurely tour.
- Distance from Indore: 15 km
- Timings: 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
- Entry Fee: INR 60 per person
2. Choral Dam, Indore
If whispering sweet nothings amidst untouched beauty sounds like the perfect date to you, this should definitely be on your must-visit list. A little away from the main city, Choral Dam is truly a sight to behold with its vast fields of greenery and small, flowing hills. The sunset at the dam is quite picturesque and shouldn’t be missed. You can also enjoy a quiet picnic here but ensure you don’t litter since the place is sparkling clean and well maintained by the authorities.
- Distance from Indore: 40 km
- Timings: Open all day
3. Rajwada Palace, Indore
Take a journey back to the past with your girlfriend at Rajwada Palace; bonus points, if you can find just the right places for a stunning Instagram shoot. The palace’s architecture is a blend of Maratha, Mughal and French styles and can be the perfect backdrop to your kindling love story. Walking through its ornamental balconies, windows and corridors will make you feel like you’re living the royal life. You can also enjoy the 45-minute light & sound show in the lovely garden of this seven-storied palatial building.
- Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Light & Sound Show: 7:00 pm
- Entry Fee: INR 10 (Indians), INR 250 (Foreign Nationals)
4. Pipliyapala Regional Park, Indore
Not to sound cliché, but there can’t be a better place in Indore to have those long, deep talks with your sweetheart than Pipliyapala Regional Park. The beautiful gardens, the open skies, the fresh air make it one of the most romantic places in Indore. There is no time limit, no crowd, no loud music but just the two of you hanging out and making the most of your time together.
- Timings: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
- Entry Fee: INR 25
5. Patalpani Waterfall, Indore
A favourite picnic spot for locals in Indore, Patalpani Waterfall is a great place to explore with your girlfriend. As it is located an hour away from the city, it makes for a lovely long drive. You can carry a picnic basket if you plan to spend the day or just stay for a while feeling the love in the air with the beautiful scenery and light water drizzles and the calm. Of course, as it is with all gorgeous places, capturing the sunset here is a must.
- Distance from Indore: 35 km
6. Mohadi Falls, Indore
If you and your girlfriend are both adventure seekers, a trekking trip to the spectacular Mohadi Falls could be the best way to spend the weekend together. The breathtaking sight of the water falling from a height in three stages amidst the lush green valley is best to calm your nerves and experience tranquility. These falls make another favourite picnic spot for locals, and are also an amazing spot for nature and landscape photography.
- Distance from Indore: 30 km
7. Mangosteen Café, Indore
Mangosteen Café is inviting, comfortable and warm – just the kind of place you’d like to visit on your first date. They have a beautiful outdoor seating overlooking the street. The first thing that hits you about Mangosteen Café is its relaxed and welcoming vibe which puts you at ease and it makes the café your instant favourite. From Italian to Continental, the food here is delicious!
- Must-Try: Pizza, Pasta, Burger, Pancakes, Waffles, Coffee
- Timings: 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
- Average Cost for Two: INR 800
- Location: New Palasia
8. Chef’s Alcove, Indore
Vibrant, peaceful and a splash of colour in the middle of nowhere, maybe that’s why the Chef’s Alcove is one of the most popular restaurants in Indore. Known for its outdoor space and good food, the café is great for a lunch or dinner date. Try heading here during the evening because the dim lights and the gently blowing wind definitely set the mood for great conversations.
- Must-Try: Pink Pasta, Thai Curry, Burrito, Hot Chocolate
- Timings: 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm (Closed on Monday)
- Average Cost for Two: INR 850
- Location: Rau