Getting Hitched? India is a beautiful place and there are so many romantic things to see and do. Rohit tells us about 10 interesting wedding destinations in India you have to consider!
Udaipur is known for its romantic ambience and beautiful location. There are many places to visit in Udaipurlike many lakes, royal palaces, and havelis to choose from, Udaipur has a royal feel to it and will certainly be a memorable wedding of grandeur. Udaipur is also known as the Venice of the East and is definitely one of the more popular locations for a destination wedding in India.
Also, known as the ‘pink city’, Jaipur is certainly the perfect place for grandiose weddings. Weddings here usually take place in unique, almost flamboyant mansions or palaces that are many years old. This destination, with all its traditional decorations, certainly adds a touch of royalty and festivity to marriage celebrations and offers a number of options from which couples can choose their location.
Goa is the ideal destination for a party-wedding! Tie the knot by the beaches in Goa or in a resort, getting married in Goa is a certain way to create memories that last a lifetime, not only for the bride and groom but for everyone who attends as well. While the wedding ceremony certainly has the option of going wild on the beach, there is also the calm alternative of getting married ceremoniously in an antique little church.
The calm lagoons of Kerala offer yet another destination for a calm, picturesque tying of the knot! God’s own country certainly offers a heavenly location for a quiet ceremony surrounded by one’s nearest and dearest. Surrounded by soft waves while on a houseboat, getting married here would be absolutely dream-like and perfect.
5. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Far away from the mainland and set amidst lush greenery and white sand beaches, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are an idyllic place to get married. The Havelock or Ross islands are famous for being a destination for marriages. The islands resemble an oasis in the Bay of Bengal, a beautiful place to celebrate one of the happiest days of one’s life!
A beautiful hill station atop the Doon valley, Mussoorie with its clean air is absolutely romantic. It has a view of the beautiful Himalayas, endless clear skies and bright stars every night. This view is supplemented with the addition of canals, waterfalls, and splendid architecture. This location is perfect for a sunset wedding and is sure to leave the happy couple with innumerable pictures and memories of a wonderful day in a beautiful place.
Faluknuma Palace situated in Hyderabad is a famous location for destination weddings in the country. Situated in the City of Pearls, this palace is made completely of marble and is absolutely mesmerizing. The architecture of this iconic place is simply breath-taking and adds to the beauty of the wedding festivities. Those looking for a touch of royalty while still in the hustle and bustle of the city, flock here to get married amidst loud celebrations with family and loved ones.
Shimla, nestled in the majestic Himalayas offers a plethora of locations to choose from to get married in. The variety ranges from guest houses in the forests, to camps by the river, and of course, in the hills themselves. This place, covered in snow, is beautiful and fairy tale like. It is definitely one of the most romantic destinations one could pick for a wedding.
Lavasa is a planned hill station situated near Pune, in Maharashtra. It is modelled on a town in Italy and has beautiful waterfalls, mountains and lakes along with amazing architecture and wondrous views. There are resorts and hotels that cater to weddings and the hill station has become a popular choice for destination weddings because of its magnificent infrastructure. There are many places to visit in Lavasa while enjoying the wedding.
10. Banks of River Ganga- Rishikesh
A calm, serene place to get married, the banks of the holy river Ganga is an almost magical place to get married. With a beautiful backdrop and the religious sanctity of the place, Rishikesh is certainly a place to consider for a destination wedding. There are resorts in Rishikesh that even provide alternative locations facing the mountains.
A voracious reader, traveller, and photographer, Rohit writes about places in India that are eye-catching and lesser known. You can read is stories at Trans-India-Travels.