Beautiful Monsoon Wedding Destinations in India For a Grand Ceremony

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So you’ve made it past the awkward dates, introduction with parents, and the daunting proposal. Your future partner has said ‘yes’ and all you’ve gotta do is organise the wedding. While this may seem like a small task, planning a wedding and finalising the location is no easy feat, especially if you’ve decided to tie the knot during monsoons.

While getting married during the rainy season has a different charm altogether, it takes a lot of planning to ensure everything flows smoothly. So, to make the task a little easier for you and your loved ones, we’ve put together a list of the most beautiful and practical destinations around India for a magical monsoon wedding.

Oberoi Udaivilas (C)

Photo of Udaipur, Rajasthan, India by Adete Dahiya

Synonymous with grand weddings that are fit for royals, Udaipur is known for its rich heritage and architectural grandeur. Surrounded by lakes on all four sides, this city is the very definition of romance in the monsoons. The beautiful palaces against the backdrop of magical waters, lush green trees, and cloudy sky will leave you enchanted.

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The Leela Palace hotel and the Oberoi Udaivilas, both overlooking Lake Pichola are among the best wedding destinations in India. If you’re looking for a royal, fairytale treatment, pick from these two venues.

Kandariya Mahadeva Temple (C) Wikimedia

Photo of Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India by Adete Dahiya

Located in Madhya Pradesh’s Bundelkhand region, Khajuraho is representative of love in its purest form. Famed for its intricate architecture, Khajuraho is home to countless temples that are visited by history and art enthusiasts from around the world. This small town makes for a wonderfully offbeat wedding destination. As the monsoon begins here, the weather becomes pleasant and the landscape mesmerising. Plus the recent boom of luxurious hotels in the area will ensure that your wedding preparations go on without a hitch.

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You can choose to get married at a hotel or a temple. The Lalit Temple View makes for a luxurious and picturesque location. You can also choose to tie the knot at the Kandariya Mahadev Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, for which you will need to take permissions from the authorities beforehand.

Taj Falaknuma Palace (C)

Photo of Hyderabad, Telangana, India by Adete Dahiya

Known as the “City of Nawabs”, Hyderabad is the perfect destination if you plan on having a royal wedding. With its rich history, grand architecture, and vibrant food scene, it is a paradise for anyone who visits. The monsoon brings about a pleasant change in the weather and makes the city a resplendent backdrop for the wedding of your dreams. From lake-side areas to grand hotels, you’ll never run out of venue options for your many functions.

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Taj Falaknuma Palace is the top choice when it comes to wedding venues. ITC Kakatiya is another popular hotel that allows you to have a floating wedding.

BrijRama Palace (C)

Photo of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Adete Dahiya

Varanasi often doesn’t make the list of top wedding venues in India. But this river-side city is an interesting and holy paradise for exchanging vows. During the monsoons, it becomes all the more beautiful. Imagine exchanging garlands with the Ganges merging with the horizon in the backdrop.

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Located on Darbanga Ghat in Varanasi, BrijRama Palace is the perfect wedding destination with its historic architecture and indulgent luxury. Plus it is accessible by a motorboat, so your guests get the royal treatment.

Lukshmi Vilas Palace (C) Gujarat Tourism

Photo of Vadodara, Gujarat, India by Adete Dahiya

One of the most unlikely locations on this list for a destination monsoon wedding, Vadodara is a hidden gem. Known as the land of princes because of its ancient traditions and rich culture, this place is ideal for those planning a grand wedding. With its majestic forts and colourful locations, Vadodara makes for a lavish wedding destination.

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Lukshmi Vilas Palace is one of the most preferred locations in Vadodara for a dream wedding.

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