A destination wedding is becoming an increasingly popular trend amongst the younger generation. With the rich cultural heritage and the abundance of picturesque locations, our country offers innumerable options to make your destination wedding an exotic one. Here we have our top picks for the same.
Undoubtedly the most popular spot for the big, fat Indian weddings, the popularity of the destination increased sharply after the release of the movie “Yeh Jawaani Hey Deewani”. Udaipur spells luxury, splendour and opulence. Another perk here is that the Baaraat. Can take reach the destination through the lakes. This is something which cannot be done anywhere else in India.
If you want a beach wedding, then Goa is the place to be. One of the best features is that it has pleasant weather all year round but be ready for unexpected showers. The best resort here is the Park Hyatt Resort & Spa which offers you Portuguese style villas. You can have any style of wedding here. It can be a trendy, uber chic event or something completely traditional.
This breathtaking hill station is just postcard perfect. There is nothing more magical than your mandap being framed by the majestic Himalayas. The rolling mountains, sky full of stars, waterfalls and pine trees make for some beautiful pictures. This is a perfect option for a summer wedding if you want to escape the stifling heat of the cities. Recently, the famous designer Anita Dongre’s son had his wedding in Mussoorie, and the pictures are some serious wedding goals.
The Pink City is a sight to behold and has multiple options for hosting a grand wedding. One of the significant advantages is the easy accessibility of the place and also its proximity to Delhi. For the non-ceremony times, there are multiple options to keep the guests entertained- shopping, sight-seeing and spas. Something to keep in mind is that the heat is unbearable during summer, so early November to late February would be the ideal time. Jai Mahal seems to be the most popular choice, and it is an aristocratic dream come true for many. The city plays host to many festivals, so be sure to plan your wedding well in advance.
Located in the heart of Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho is a lesser-known wedding destination spot in India. The Kandariya Mahadev Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva, is an ideal location for your wedding. October to March is the perfect time for celebrations. It is well connected to all cities and also has an airport.
Havelock Island- Andaman
Say “I do” in this coastal paradise amidst the blue skies, clear water and golden sands. This is one of the cleanest beaches in India. The weather is pleasant almost all through the year but the recommended months are from September to May. But if you are on a budget, you can plan for the off-season time when the rates will be lower. The most popular resort for weddings here is the Munjoh Ocean Resort. You can choose either ferries or catamarans for transportation.
Neemrana Fort- Delhi
Located just a few kilometres from Gurgaon, this is another hidden gem which offers striking architecture and grandeur. It has a shock and awe effect, which is matched by very few places. This is a perfect setting for a royal wedding and makes for some stunning photos. You can have the event at Neemrana Fort Palace or the Le Meridien. October to March is the ideal time for a wedding here. Another perk here is its easy accessibility from Delhi and Gurgaon.