Weddings in India are always a grand affair for which both the families of the bride as well as the groom pull out the stops, after all, it’s a once in a lifetime moment, well at least in most cases and the families involved wants it to be a memory to cherish There are many places in the country and around the world where one can put together splendid weddings to make that very special occasion of one’s life more amazing. EaseMyTrip – a leading travel company of India, who has forayed into a destination wedding, recommend some top wedding destinations in India and around the world where your wedding ceremonies can be the celebration of a lifetime. Nishant Pitti, CEO of EaseMyTrip, says “India is home to many gorgeous locations where you can have a beautiful wedding and create those beautiful moments in scenic locations. From snowcapped mountains to historically rich architectures and from cool backwaters to sandy beaches, our country has everything that is required to organize weddings in great style.” Here are some great Indian locales for a marriage to remember all life long..
If you want a fun beach wedding that you will cherish forever, Goa is the perfect destination where one can take your marriage vows in a super cool yet solemn manner. Here there are beautiful old churches, blue waters, stunning sandy beaches and resort hotels like The Leela on the isolated Morbor Beach and Taj Exotica on serene Benaulim Beach are two amazing locations in South Goa to go for a beautiful beach wedding. You can also go for an intimate garden wedding option and try some other gorgeous venues available here.
If you are not the outdoorsy type and not really inclined to have a beach wedding, opt instead for a heritage venue with royal and imperial settings in the culturally alive and wonderfully colorful state of Rajasthan turns into a perfect wedding destination of India. According to Nishant Pittie, the beautiful state in northwest India offers great venues and fabulous shopping for amazing weddings. It is home to palatial structures, magnificent forts, breathtaking temples and other magnificent locations. Almost each city of the state has something to offer for a perfect fairytale wedding. Raj Palace, Rambagh Palace, Jai Mahal Palace, Alsisar Haveli and Mandawa Haveli in Jaipur, Umaid Bhawan Palace, The Balsamand Lake, The Taj Hari Mahal and Ajit Bhawan in Jodhpur, Lalgarh Palace, Gajner Palace and Laxmi Niwas Palace in Bikaner and Devi Garh, Oberoi Udaivilas, Durbar Hall at Fateh Prakash Palace, and Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur are some popular wedding destinations in the royal state of Rajasthan. What is more the people here are extremely tourist friendly and will go out of their way to create a magical event. With a variety of folk artistes who offer incredible music and dance and folk arts, a wedding event here can turn out to be a hugely satisfying cultural experience. Venues like Jodhpur Udaipur and Jaisalmer are also some of the most romantic destinations and are ideal for soon to wed couples to enjoy together. To tie the knot amidst serenity of nature, Kerala which is lush green and replete with beautifully scenic backwaters can be an unforgettable event. The place has a special appeal due to being a perfectly natural romantic wedding venue. Along the banks of the lakes or palm-fringed canals, Kerala features a number of resorts organizing beautiful weddings in traditional style. Leela in Kovalam and Varkala are the main scenic spots for beach weddings in Kerala.
For people who don’t want to tread the beaten track and are instead willing to make their wedding offbeat and ethnic, EaseMyTrip’s CEO recommends a destination wedding in the Himalayan hills with the mesmeric views of mountains and river Ganges in Rishikesh. With Vedic hymns and Sanskrit shlokas take the wedding vows for a lifetime of togetherness. Along along the Himalayas, there are many pilgrimage destinations that are sacred and perfect for couples who are of a spiritual bent of mind.. Aalia on the Ganges and Atali Ganga are perfect places to get married in Rishikesh. Apart these stunning wedding locations in India, If you have the budget for a bigger splurge, you can also plan wedding at overseas destinations like Singapore, Thailand, Dubai, Seychelles , Maldives, Greece and Italy. All these places are well connected to cities in India and have great natural beauty and good infrastructure to host weddings in style. Nishant recommends Singapore as a great choice as a wedding venue for those seeking to arrange their wedding at an exotic foreign location. From lavish venues to host your nuptials to have an intimate wedding or going for a beachside affair, Singapore has amazing wedding spots. Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, UNA @ One Rochester, Raffles House and Lawn and Alkaff Mansion Ristorante are great choices for destination weddings.
One foreign location where you can have a memorable wedding at a reasonable budget is Thailand. “Thailand was our first overseas branch and it is one of those locations where dream weddings can be organized in a beautiful way. The land offers spectacular settings for big fat Indian weddings. Due to its proximity to Kolkata and Chennai and availability of reasonably priced hotels, we often recommend our customers to get married in Thailand” says Nishant. Bangkok, Krabi, Hua Hin and Koh Samui all have awesome wedding-worthy hotels that are, in fact really cheaper than India.
For a big fat wedding in the splendid settings of desert oasis with world-class attractions and luxurious hotels, Dubai is another great wedding destination that offers great value for money. After meeting all legal requirements for wedding in UAE, you can go for a lavish wedding in Dubai. From 5-star hotels to stunning beach resorts and from clubs to private yacht or villa, there are numerous great options for wedding in Dubai. European destinations like Greece and Italy or exotic locales like Maldives and Seychelles are indeed fantastic options for big-ticket weddings where the wedding party is not a huge gathering. These beautiful scenic elite tourist venues are wonderful options for the well-heeled who want to follow in the steps of their favourite stars such as our own Deepika Ranvir or a Hollywood celebrity or pop icon. Remember the world is your oyster and where you may choose to take your vows, there is always a perfect place for you to seal that precious bond in your own special way!