Top 10 Best Destination Wedding Places in India

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Getting married is, without no doubt, one of the most beautiful days in everyone’s life… it’s the time when you & your partner start the new beginning of life together. A destination wedding is a well planned wedding usually in a high-end resort generally in a foreign country or a place away from where the couple lives with closed friends, family & relatives only in a short time. Location of the wedding, the number of attendees & the time depends up to the organizers wish & budget. 

A wedding is the most memorable part of one’s life. Choose the destination you want to get married in & we will turn the entire occasion most memorable for you. There are many beautiful destinations in India,  we have picked up the topmost beautiful destination wedding places in India for you! Here’s a list of 10 wedding destinations places in India that can make your special day look like it’s straight out of a fairy-tale.

10. Agra The City of Taj

Agra- The City of Taj

What better than being married with the ideal symbol of true love, the Taj Mahal, in the backdrop! Thrilling, right? Agra is a city in Uttar Pradesh popularly known for the Taj Mahal which is one of the 7 wonders of the World made by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is situated on the banks of the river Yamuna. It has more great places of attraction & it is a very budget-friendly place for a destination wedding in India.

There are many places for your destination wedding at Agra like Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Jaypee Palace Hotel & Convention Centre, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, The Grand Imperial & many more…

  • Best Pick: Mansingh Palace, Oberoi Amarvilas
  • Best Time: November- March is the best time as the weather is quite pleasant!
  • Places to visit: Red Fort, Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri

9. Mussoorie – “The Queen of the Hills


Dreaming for a beautiful wedding ceremony amongst the mountains? Well, Mussoorie surely has the right postcard scene for a dreamy wedding. It is a great hill station in Dehradun. The best part of Mussoorie is you have lot of places to visit here. You can spend a whole lot of time here & you never get bored, especially when you’re here with your partner. Apart from all this, it is budget-friendly as well.

  • Best Pick: JW Marriott Walnut Grove Resort & Spa
  • Best Time: April to October
  • Places to visit: Gunhill Road, Camels Back Hill Road, Mussoorie Lake.

8. Kerala – “God’s own country

Kerala – God’s own country

Sounds like an offbeat choice, right? But you’d be surprised how the quiet & picturesque setting in Kerala can set just good mood for your union. Kerala is  widely known for its palm-lined beaches, backwaters & a network of canals. The Western Ghats here have a lot of mountains  which highly supports plantations & wildlife. There are many national parks & sanctuaries. Here you can have weddings on beaches, on the top of mountains, in houseboats, at the backwaters as well ! This place makes it a heavenly place for a wedding. God’s own country is a beautiful wedding destination that is like a miniature version of India.

  • Best Pick: The Leela, located at Kovalam is one of the best wedding resorts in India that can leave people spellbound in a moment.
  • Best Time:  September to March
  •  Places to visit: Munnar, Alleppey, Kochi

7. Shimla ”The Queen Of Hills


Shimla is very popular for summer wedding destinations in India which offers a peaceful environment, pleasant climate & snow covered hills. There are many resorts located at this ‘Queen of hills’. The best part is that the cost of a destination wedding in Shimla is not as high as one may expect & with so many resorts in the region that offer complete services to help you organize the perfect wedding, You can look forward & enjoying your day stress-free. The best destination weddings in Shimla are held in the summer months. You may think that a wedding in the snow would look magical, but there is a lot of work that will have to go into a winter wedding & with the cold that the region experiences, it may not be comfortable for your guests.

  • Best Pick: Woodville resort and Radisson Hotel.
  • Best Time: Summer months are the best to plan a wedding in Shimla.
  • Places to visit: Mall Road, Jakhoo, Christ Church.

6. Rishikesh “Place for the ones with a Gypsy Soul


Rishikesh is one of the most blessed cities in India & you might find it sanctimonious to begin your marital journey from here. The Ganga river is considered as holy amongst the  Hindus. This city is mainly known as a centre for studying yoga & meditation, which has a lot of temples or Ashrams or centres for spiritual studies. It is a religious place itself. Rishikesh is the perfect place to marry for those who believe in Hinduism & want to make a cheap destination wedding with all the traditional rituals with family members. It is a beautiful city as well with the splendid view of the mountains & the holy river Ganga.

  • Best Pick: Located on the banks of the River Ganges, Ganga Kinare is a fascinating haven for wedding celebrations. Overlooking Rajaji National Park, it is one of the most popular wedding venues in Rishikesh.
  • Best Time: October to March.
  • Places to visit: Lakshman Jhula, Triveni Ghat.

5. Jodhpur “Desert Capital Of India”


Jodhpur is populary known as the “Desert Capital of India”. The “Blue City” of Jodhpur is home to a number of graceful palaces, magnificent forts and breathtaking temples and offers a picture-perfect & awe-inspiring setting for a royal wedding. The historical grandeur, delicate art-crafts & folk music make the atmosphere of the city romantic & vivacious. For your fairytale wedding in India, it is an best place to get married in a royal way.

  • Best Pick: Look at Umaid Bhawan Palace makes one feel royal from head to toe. The palace offers some breathtaking views as it is set on Chittar Hill which is the highest point in Jodhpur.
  • Best Time: September is very pleasing in Jodhpur as the monsoon chill prevails & winter settles in.
  • Places to visit: Mehrangarh Fort, Kaylana Lake, Umaid Bhawan Palace.

4. Andaman & Nicobar Islands – “Blue and you

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

What about getting married on the sun-kissed islands where the wild ocean waves rush to caress your feet? With the blue sky above & soft sands beneath, Andaman and Nicobar are exotic islands for destination weddings in India. Celebrate your special day far from the humdrum of city life among these serene environs. Its clean beaches, azure waters, and private resorts allow you to have an special beach wedding. These are about 300 islands well-known for their palm-lined, white-sand beaches, mangroves & tropical rainforest. If you want a new experience then you can try a cruise or underwater wedding here as well.

  • Best Time: November to February.
  • Place to visit : Havelock Island, Neil Island, Ross Island, North Bay Island.

3. Jaipur “The Pink City

Jaipur- The Pink City

The  capital of Rajasthan is Jaipur. It is one of the first names that comes to everyone’s mind when it comes to palace weddings. If you want a royal wedding then this place is for you. The royal palaces always attract a lot of places. There are also many romantic gardens people love to visit here, mostly for a newly wedded couple. The “pink city” of Jaipur is an ultimate destination for those who want to get married among sheer royalty. The city ranges from authentic decorated palaces like Raj Palace, Rambagh Palace & Jai Mahal Palace. For people seeking less expensive options, Jaipur features lots of old mansions to be ideal for it. Don’t miss the Top 10 Tourist Places To Visit In Jaipur.

  • Best Pick: Jaipur is synonymous with royal weddings in India, Jai Mahal Palace seems to be everyone’s favorite as it is one of the best wedding resorts in India. Celebrating a wedding at Jai Mahal Palace is like an aristocratic fantasy come true.
  • Best Time: February to March.
  • Places to visit: Amber Palace, City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar.

2. Goa – “Paradise of South-Asia


Getting married in Goa is like a dream which come true. Goa offers a perfect mix of blue skies, deep waters, & lush green. It is not a surprise that it is considered as one of the best places for destination weddings. Goa is the most modern cultured state of the country. It is one of the best luxury wedding destinations in India. Goa is known for its beaches and here in another article, we have listed the Top 10 Tourist Places To Visit In Goa.

  • Best Pick: Overlooking Arossim beach, Park Hyatt Resort & Spa in Cansaulim is one of the best wedding resorts in India and a signature venue to celebrate a luxurious beach wedding in Goa.
  • Best Time: September end to late October a good time for weddings in a moderate climate.
  • Places to visit: Baga Beach, Arambol Beach, Bom Jesus Church.

1. Udaipur – “City of Lakes


All destinations in India that are known to be perfect for weddings but Udaipur always comes out on top & for good reason. Its clear blue skies, glorious palaces & breathtaking lakes make the most splendid setting for a regal ceremony.  If you want a big fat destination wedding in India, there is nothing better place than Udaipur. Weddings here can be too costly, but if there is no problem for you then here is your dream place. Udaipur is also one of the most romantic cities in India that will leave you enchanted forever.

  • Best Pick: Leela Palace is one of the best wedding places in India to be. A royal setting overlooking Lake Pichola, Leela Palace is a majestic location for a destination wedding.
  • Best Time: April to August.
  • Places to visit: Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Jagdish Mandir.

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