Besides dhol nagada, mouth-watering food and everlasting “fufa ji ke nakhre“, exotic locations also matter in a big fat Indian wedding. And sensing that you already know the fact and have no interest in reading the boring lines on hospitality, let us straight feast on the main course.
So herein we list the top 10 destination wedding places in India that you can choose to tie the knot.
Shimla is on the bucket list of every person I have known for more than 5 years in my life. No kidding. The ambiance Shimla reeks off from its lush green landscape smeared with tickling sunlight offers an adventure like no other. Just being in Shimla is a calming experience and imagine getting married within its boundary. Wow!!
Also, the fact that you will find numerous resorts(book one at least 6-7 months prior to wedding) you can tie the knot at Shimla is all the reason you must start fantasizing a wedding amidst the spellbinding snow peaks and revitalizing green of Shimla. Shimla entertains destination wedding all year round.
One would hardly find Agra on blogs that go “best destination wedding places in India” and that’s not fair. Agra offers a fascinating and pleasant setting for couples planning to share nuptial vows. And the fact that you would be in the vicinity of the Taj Mahal, the glorious example of love is more than just fulfilling.
Like Shimla, Agra too entertains multiple hotels and resorts looking across the Taj where many people organize their wedding ceremonies. Maybe you shouldn’t wait and get the bookings done. November To March is the best time for a destination wedding in Agra.
The “Venice of the East” is also celebrated for its royal weddings. Udaipur, in a nutshell, doesn’t only offer the best wedding destination but also 100s of picture-perfect spots that would allow you the best wedding pictures. Moreover, if we have to specify a location to get wed in Udaipur, it would be Leela Palace.
The Royal Palace overlooks Lake Pichola, one of the four lakes Udaipur is surrounded with. The best time to hold a wedding in Udaipur would be between April to August.
With the Ganges in the backdrop, and sunlight that lures you to take a walk on the less-travelled terrains is Rishikesh. Rishikesh is celebrated to speak for its beauty and a wedding here won’t tire you. At least won’t tire me. A gasp of fresh air and humming of the Ganges, and bring any task that needs to be done.
The best time for a destination wedding in Rishikesh would is from March to October. However, you need to get the bookings done in advance.
Mashobra, as legends say, is a quieter version of Shimla that would welcome all the dhol nagaras with utmost joy. The location is situated near the Himalayas and despite being covered with snow for the majority of the year, it entertains pleasant weather, misty hills, and apple orchards.
Wedding resorts and hotels in Mashobra suggest holding a wedding somewhere between September to April.
If sea is what you want to face while you hold your soulmate’s hand, then a beach wedding on the coast of Andaman has you sorted. Couples who wish to get married in Andaman flood the place usually from September to May.
Moreover besides the luring, dreamy and peaceful islands, Andman also has its share of mouth-watering cuisine, especially seafood, that could be the one reason I would remember your wedding for. Please let me in.
Besides its flora and fauna, Jim Corbett also allows couples to get married and let animals be the guests. Interestingly, Corbett on its website says that it could organize everything from Pre-wedding Photoshoot, Ring Ceremony, bachelorette Party DJ Nights and more to make you feel home.
The best time to get married in Jim Corbett would anytime during winters.
Ooty will add “chaar channd” to your wedding celebrations with the smell of the wide variety of tea plantation it hosts. From extravagant to a private affair, Ooty binds its visitors to what we would call a mesmerisingly flavour-ish atmosphere.
The best time to tie the knot in Ooty would be between October to June when the town is at its travel-friendly stage.
You don’t want to have your wedding at a destination where weddings have taken place in aplenty, do you? It’s your day and you have all the right to enjoy some exclusivity. And Neemrana in Rajasthan shall deliver the same. A historical town in Alwar, this can be a delightful abode for your D-day
Among all the wedding destinations in Neemrana, Neemrana Fort is a classic prop to explore celebrate the big day. The best time for a wedding in Neemrana would be January to April.
An article on best destination wedding places in India and no mention of Goa? That would be a sin. Goa as a destination wedding spot is expanding. However, it’s advised you opt South Goa to host a wedding because North Goa is all about mingling with tourists.
With 90% of the beach resorts like Leela, Radisson, Hyatt, Taj, Ramada, Alila etc. located in the South Goa area, you can plan your wedding in the scenic city between October To July.