Unique Destinations for a Pre-Wedding Shoot

Unique Destinations for a Pre-Wedding Shoot

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Pre-Wedding Photoshoot

Brimming with excitement with the wedding bells ringing? Seeking to capture each special moment of this much-awaited moment? Finding your soulmate is pure bliss. But whats even better? Getting the dream photos with them. Amidst the most stunning backdrop and all dolled up. Yes, it is your own mystical fairytale. From clich themes to fun and quirky concepts, pre-wedding photoshoots edge lifelong memories. In todays Instagram world, pre-wedding locations make a world of difference. What about the unexplored, fun and offbeat? Yes indeed, pick a unique destination for pre-wedding clicks. Heres our list of top offbeat pre-wedding photo shoot locations in India:
Leh and Ladakh

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Lets go all filmy? Ladakh is one destination for pre-wedding shoots offering the dreamiest clicks. Most stunning photo backdrop is that of Pangong Tso Lake. The icy-blue waters set the mood. Get into strikingly bright clothes and pose away. Go flamboyant in brightly glamorous gowns to oomph it up. Colorful attire creates an eye-catchy contrast against the calm blue background. The Khardungla and Nubra desert are also great to shoot locations. Whats more? It is the perfect pre-wedding location for adventure and adrenaline junkies. Road trip through the highest motorable pass and pose against breathtaking views at each step! Note: Pre-wedding shoots at Ladakh need to be pre-planned. Visit during the summer months (May-September). Extreme temperatures make it inaccessible otherwise. Booking advance fetches best airfares (starting from INR 16000 return). Expect to fish out INR 2000-INR 5000 for daily expenses.


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Kerala is quintessentially called Gods own country. It houses a rather unique pre-wedding locationKumarakom. This is a village on Vembanad Lake in the Kerala backwaters. Think untouched wilderness, the mystical wonders of nature and greenery all around. Kumarakom provides picture-perfect spots in abundance. The village houses canals which boast of rustic houseboats. Pose all romantic, sailing around on a houseboat together. Capture the beautiful sunset over the waters as the backdrop. Whats more? Stay in a fancy lake resort (perfect clicks within your luxurious suite itself). Note: Kumarakom does not have its own airport or station. However, it has good road connectivity. By air, fly to Kochi (nearest airport). By rail, the nearest station is Kottayam. April to July is off-season, advisable for budgeted shoots.
[caption id="attachment_4954" align="aligncenter" width="735"] image source-CNN.com[/caption] Kutch is called the white desert. A mystical pre-wedding photoshoot location: it is one of the largest salt deserts in the world. Yes, think expansive salt marshes spreading over what looks like infinity. It gives you a blank canvas to paint your contrasting shots. Think of bright and colorful costumes. Traditional Gujarati attire maybe? Glittery mirror props? Or royally decorated camel carts to pose on? Whats more? There is plentiful of natural sunlight. Great natural lighting ensures amazing pictures making it an ideal pre-wedding location! While shooting at Rann, stay in tents at the nearby tent city. The adorable tent-city will fetch you cute snaps too. The highest point in Kutch, Kala Dungar is also picture -perfect. Note: Rann of Kutch is accessible to the public only from November-February. Daily expenses amount to INR 1000-INR 3500.
National Rail Museum( Delhi )

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Go back in time and all vintage here. Located in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, it spreads outdoors over 10 acres. It boasts of historical Indian railway exhibits. A museum for a pre-wedding shoot? Sounds downright boring and absurd right? Wrong! Unconventionally magical: this destination is romantic yet quirky. Remember that iconic DDLJ finale Ja Simran Jee Le Apni Zindagi and off she goes running towards the train and her Raj. Re-create the most romantic scenes of Hindi cinema. Live your own Raj and Simran moment here. Over-dosing on cheesy? Go less clich and more fun. Play dress up. Attire sophisticated British for that air of aristocracy and old-world charm. Or just be your modern selves. Modern outfits strike an eye-catchy contrast to the historical background. Note: Located in Delhi, it is super accessible. Its also comparatively cost-effective.

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Dreaming of that royal pre-wedding photoshoot with your Maharaja or Rani since time immemorial? An enchanting location for regal shoots is that of Jaisalmer. Capture all the Rajasthani vibes in your clicks. The sun illuminates the honey-hued ancient fort and temples making Jaisalmer one glorious sheet of Gold. Golden sunsets and golden castle backdrops make the best pictures. Create your own middle eastern nights set without having to leave the continent! Mount on camel backs and get clicked away as you dash through sand dunes. Pose at the Jaisalmer Fort, Nathmal-ki-Haveli and Gadsisar Lake in addition to the Thar desert. Note: September-March is ideal visit season. Jaisalmer has an airport and station. Daily expenses are between INR1800-INR3500. Read more:-Rajasthan The Royal Weekend

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Love the hills? How about cuddling it up, going click-click, right at the footsteps of majestic Himalayas? Amidst the holy Ganges flowing by your side? Spiritual and beauteous all at once! Perfect for nature-loving and wellness obsessed duos. Yoga it up with your partner for interesting poses. Use the pious ashrams for the most unique shot locations. Spell out tranquil togetherness. Lakshman Jhula is a vividly scenic spot too. Go adventurous and fun as you river-raft through roaring currents. Note: By air, take a flight to Dehradun (nearest airport). Rishikesh is well-connected by roads. By train, the nearest railway station is Haridwar. Avoid peak summers in May and June.

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French style pre-wedding photoshoot within the Indian borders anyone? Yes, find your own Parisian vibes. Pose against an array of cute mustard colonial villas. Think streets lined with tropical trees swaying to the coastal breeze. Colorful nooks and corners. Uber chic cafes and boutiques. Vibrant party-life. And highways with the most scenic views. We say one cannot possibly find more fun backgrounds for the camera! Moreover, Pondicherry preserves the French influences that make it a unique pre-wedding shoot spot. A distinct charm, not found elsewhere translates into your pictures here. Making the clicks quirky and adorable for years to come! Note: Pondicherry does house its own domestic airport and has good road connectivity. By rail, the nearest station is Villupuram. Predicted daily expenses are INR 1500-INR 3000. October -March is the best visit season.
Love the arts and crafts? Are you and your partner a sucker for all things rich in culture? Often when a unique culture is captured by the camera, what outpours are truly magical. One such culture-laden destination for pre-wedding shoots is Kumortuli in Kolkata. Kumortuli is the ancient potters quarter of West Bengal. Millions of idols are sculpted here for festivals and global exports. A myriad of colors, exceptional artistry and a soul of its own get your hands creative and dirty here. Get cheeky together posing around sculptures. Play around with vibrant paints for candid clicks. Pose amidst the lively streets of the iconic city. Fun and soulful is what your pre-wedding photoshoot shall shout out! Other picturesque locations are Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, and the Princep Ghat. The warmth of Kolkata is infectious which shall reflect onto your pictures. Note: Easily accessible. Expect to spend INR 1000-INR 3500 per day. November-February is beautifully pleasant. So from salty deserts to mighty mountains...from holy rivers to party capitals...from culture hubs to periodic museums...these offbeat pre-wedding locations cover it all. So go unique and creative. These locations shall bring you and your person closer in the most picturesque ways. Read more:-Best Hill Station Cafes In India