10 Best Places for A Destination Wedding in India- Ngtraveller
Fortunately, you don't have to look far to find a place that can make your big day even more special. Everything you need to make your wedding unforgettable can be found in India itself, from sunny beaches and picturesque mountains to opulent palaces, ancient fortresses, and grand hotels.
Here is a list of 10 amazing wedding destinations in India that can make your special day sound like a fairy tale.
Destination Wedding in India
Among all the destinations in India that are known to be ideal for weddings, Udaipur always stands out and for good reason. Its clear blue sky, magnificent palaces and picturesque lakes make it the most magnificent setting for a royal celebration. Rest assured, your wedding photos will be bright and vibrant! The advantage is that your guests will have a lot to do once the festivities are over, from taking sightseeing tours to enjoying exciting activities like boating on Lake Pichola.
Best time of year to have a wedding in Udaipur: September to February
With its ancient palaces, magnificent forts, and grand palaces, Jaipur seems absolutely perfect for the most luxurious wedding festivities. It gives you the chance to get married like kings and queens in high-profile venues that don't match perfect photo backgrounds. In addition to the grandeur of the festivities, there will be local pagdi-walas, mehndi artists, folk dancers, sarangi musicians, and more. An added bonus is that your guests can reach Jaipur in the blink of an eye by air, train, and even by car.
Best time of year to celebrate a wedding in Jaipur: February to March
It seems like an unconventional choice, right? But you will be amazed at how Kerala's calm and cool atmosphere can set the right tone for your unions. Whether you choose to get married amid the sunny beaches of Kovalam or the pristine backwaters of Alleppey, you will find countless resorts that will leave your guests mesmerized in an instant. Add a touch of Kerala's rich culture to your celebrations by serving South Indian food on banana leaves and hosting a party on a traditional houseboat.
Best Time of Year to Celebrate a Kerala Wedding: September to March
4. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Do you mean "yes, I do" away from the mainland amidst blue skies, clear water, and golden sand? Think of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. While most of it is inaccessible to tourists, Havelock Island has many resorts to get married to. Did you know that you can even book a resort on an entire island and exchange vows with the Indian Ocean as a backdrop? The pleasant climate on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is one more reason to get married here.
Best Time of Year to Celebrate a Wedding on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands: September to May
When you talk about getting married near the sea, there is no way you can think of marrying that special someone in Goa. It's a mix of pristine beaches, stunning sunsets, historic churches, beautiful resorts, and lush forests so you can have a variety of pre-wedding photography. You can also enjoy the festive atmosphere of Goa by hosting poolside haldi and mehendi celebrations, rain dances in the middle of the sea, or an endless night of cocktails on the beach.
Best Time of Year to Celebrate a Wedding in Goa: All Year
What better than marrying the iconic symbol of true love, the Taj Mahal, in the background! Exciting, right? There is no denying that Agra is a great wedding venue as you can press the right buttons to ignite the romance and bring you and your loved one closer together as you prepare to get married. And make your vows in what is known as lovers' paradise, wouldn't that be strange? As for the place, there are many luxury resorts and hotels in Agra.
Best Time of Year to Celebrate a Wedding in Agra: October to March
Rishikesh is one of the holiest cities in India and you might find it boring to start your conjugal journey from here. It would be really nice to take Elvira to the bank of the Ganges river under an amazing sky. The sound of the river flowing through the chanting of mantras and the ringing of bells will add an element of spirituality to her wedding that will be incomparable. There are many perfect Rishikesh wedding venues for you to choose from.
Best Time of Year to Celebrate a Wedding in Rishikesh: October to March
Do you dream of a beautiful wedding in the middle of the mountain? Well, Mussoorie definitely has the right background for dream wedding postcards. Beautiful tree-covered hills, surreal sunset against the Himalayas, clear skies, cool breezes, and twinkling stars at night - everything in Mussoorie has a wonderfully romantic atmosphere. You can even arrive before your D-Day and get some heavenly photos in the pristine surroundings of the hill station.
Best time of year for a Mussoorie wedding: early April to mid July
9. Jim Corbett
If you've always dreamed of a destination wedding but don't want to splurge at the same time, Jim Corbett is the place for you. This wooded land has quickly become a popular and affordable destination for weddings in India and will provide you and your partner with the perfect opportunity to celebrate one of the most important days of your life away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Imagine taking Elvira under a beautiful mandap surrounded by forested hills in the fresh mountain air!
Best Time of Year to Celebrate a Jim Corbett Wedding: All Year
Surprised? Well, we have our reasons for putting the 10. Gurugram-Manesar on our top 10 list, and if you are looking not to be too far from home to get married but to have a destination wedding experience then you are in for it! There are a variety of resorts and hotels in Gurgaon and Manesar that will take care of all your wedding planning needs and provide the best preparation for your big day, from royal to minimal. If you are from Delhi or neighboring cities, this could be for you!
Best time of year to celebrate a wedding in Gurugram-Manesar: all year
While these Indian destinations made our top 10 list, there are many other places across the country where you can choose to take your wedding vows. For a royal palace wedding, you can also limit yourself to Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Hyderabad, or Bangalore. If you want to get married in a natural setting, you can choose Shimla, Lavasa or Alibaug. Cities like Varanasi, Pushkar, Amritsar, Puri, and Madurai add a spiritual feel as you and your partner come together in sacred marriage.