After the most awaited question, "Will you marry me?" comes the nerve-racking phase....WEDDING PLANNING! Nowadays most Indian couples prefer to have a destination wedding, away from the hustle bustle of the city life.
India, a country with such diversity in culture offers exotic destinations be it the mountains, beaches or the historical grandeur of the cities.
Below is a list of 7 breathtaking venues that blend the enamor of celebration with nature.
1. UDAIPUR- THE CITY OF LAKES
The most stunning place in Rajasthan is simply perfect for a traditional Indian wedding amidst the splendor. The architecture of the city provides a unique charisma that is liked by Indians as well as foreigners. The Leela, The Taj Lake Palace and the The Trident are some of the best options to splurge on a magical wedding, or fort locations like Devi Garh, Manek Chowk, Oberoi Udaivilas, Durbar Hall, etc for more exotic locations.
2. JAIPUR- AMONGST THE ROYALTY
Jaipur, the Pink City of India is yet another example of an extravagant destination for wedding. The city offers a great heritage and beauty with its palaces and mansions to host a royal wedding, that provides the perfect backdrop for your dream wedding.
3. ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS- FOR A ROMANTIC GETAWAY
Andaman and Nicobar Islands would be the perfect destination if you're looking for a romantic beginning to your new life. The calm and peaceful surroundings of these islands add bliss to your wedding voyage. The Ross or the Havelock Islands are suitable venues to take the vows amidst the coconut palms and along the seashore.
4. KERALA- IN GOD'S OWN COUNTRY
Kerala, provides the perfect backdrop to tie the knot amongst the serenity. The 'God's Own Country' offers various locations to choose from, be it Varkala or Kovalam, amongst the mountains of Munnar, or in the heritage building of Kochi fort. The scenery of the place compels one to never leave.
5. GOA- WITH SUN, SAND & BEACHES
Goa is one of the destinations that makes your wedding celebration everlasting and leaves you with a surreal experience. It makes your dream of fairytale weddings come true when you take the vows along the glistening blue water of the beach with rays of sun streaming upon you and bestowing you with showers of blessings. Park, Hyatt, Taj, Leela and Radisson Resorts are amongst the most popular picks to get hitched.
6. AGRA- THE PARADISE OF LOVERS
One of the oldest cities rich with history, Agra lists among the popular places to get married. It stands as a symbol of love with its everlasting piece of legend the 'Taj Mahal' built by emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. This heartland of love is perfect for those who want tie the knot amidst the blend of timeless history and love. Agra offers a royal ambience to cherish these lovely moments for a longtime.
7. SHIMLA- A NEW BEGINNING AMONGST TRANQUILITY
Set amongst the cool pine clad hills, Shimla is befitting for a serene wedding backdrop. The peaceful nature, pleasant climate, snowy hills, makes it a memorable one. Summer time would be an ideal time to plan your wedding here as the nature revitalizes you with its spellbounding mountains.