‘Once in a while, in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairytale’
Hard as we may try, weddings in India can never be low-key. With so many relatives and rituals, weddings become an excuse for people to meet up and make merry. Like so many other things, this industry too has undergone a sea-change. Rather than booking some ubiquitous banquet or marriage holiday, destination weddings are all the rage now. Let’s look at the top wedding destinations in India to suit every mood and budget.
Udaipur: This city has been a favorite with not only Indians but people from around the globe. Many celebrities have been attracted by its charm and can’t get enough of its exotic beauty, especially the Udaivilas Palace. With many stunning forts and palaces, you are sure to find your dream venue. Places like Fatehgarh will not burn a hole in your pocket. This makes Udaipur amongst the top wedding destinations in India.
Jaisalmer: There’s something about the sloping sand dunes of this place, surrounded by the Thar that makes people throng here. A wedding in of the many palaces and Havelis will create memories that your guests will cherish for a lifetime.
Goa: There’s something about getting married on the beach, right? With the vast ocean in the backdrop and the salty breeze playing with your hair, this place screams romance. You don’t have to rent a private beach to have your dream wedding. With plenty of resorts that suit every budget, a little research will surely yield great results. Goa has been solidifying its position as one of the top wedding destinations.
Kerala: If you want your special day to be a little quaint and no-fuss, the backwaters of Kerala guarantee serenity to the whole event. A wedding on a houseboat, with ripples of water and the shades of giant coconut trees to keep you company, the guests will definitely have a great time.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands: If pristine blue waters, uncluttered beaches, and a fabulous marine life is what you love albeit wanting some privacy, the Andamans could be your choice. Islands like Havelock have beautiful resorts that would guarantee a memorable wedding. Your guests will be delighted to engage in the various water sports and explore the sea-life.
Varanasi: If you are spiritually inclined and would like to begin your married life with God by your side, Varanasi might just be the place for you. With the Ganga flowing by, priests chanting ancient prayers and performing soul-stirring aartis to invoke the deities, this place is something else.
Gulmarg: If snow capped mountains are your thing, Gulmarg can prove to be a great destination. It has numerous ‘meadows of flowers’ and is a popular Golfing and Skiing destination. While you are done with your vows, you could go Skiing with your love. This wedding destination is for a fairytale wedding.
Matrimony is a beautiful milestone in our lives. To make the advent of this journey of love for yourself and your family, a carefully-chosen wedding destination could make all the difference. When you look back, you are sure to smile at the memories!