Top 5 Places to host your Destination Wedding in India

Posted on March 14th, 2012 by meet

Though India has been a favorite for tourism and commerce, of late it has gained quite a reputation for being the hot spot for weddings all around the world. People not only from India but from other countries too opt India as their wedding destination as India has quite a rich cultural diversity. Although, there are many wedding destinations in India to choose from, however, here are most popular and sought after wedding destinations:

1. Kerala

Popularly known as “God’s own country”, this is a quite a popular destination for wedding for people all over the world. For those who want a picturesque beach themed wedding, the tranquil backwaters of the Arabian Sea offer just the ideal back drop. From the luxurious Zuri Kumarakom near Alleppey to The Leela and The Varkala, Kerala sure is the right place to wed and seek God’s blessings.

2. Jaipur

Taj Rambagh
Jaipur is a city rich with colour and culture. Popularly known as “The Pink City”, Jaipur, is mostly a tourist destination and has a long heritage of Royalties. It is also know for its historical and architectural grandiose, Jaipur boasts of royal ornate palaces like Raj Palace, Taj Rambagh Palace and Jai Mahal Palace. It also has majestic mansions like Alsisar Haveli and Mandawa Haveli for people who opt for a budget wedding. One can also opt for Samsode Palace which is nestled in the Aravali Ranges.

Russell Brand Wedding Jaipur
Russell Brand and Katy Perry got married at Taj Rambagh

3. Udaipur

Zenana Mahal
Amidst the Pichola Lake, Udaipur is a standout wedding destination. This city of lakes and palaces, brings out the charm and romance essential for a wedding. Wedding venues like City Palace Complex, Jagmandir Island Palace, Zenana Palace, Manek Chowk, Darbar Hall and the most popular Devi Garh offer the perfect ambiance and aesthetic beauty that is unmatched and one of a kind .

4. Goa

Destination Wedding Goa
For those who want an exotic wedding, Go Goa!! The white pristine and glistening sands of the palm fringed beaches, sunny climes make Goa a romantic and once in lifetime experience of a wedding. There are a number of exotic locations in Goa to choose for a wedding like The Leela on the secluded Morbor beach or the The Taj Exotica on the serene Varca beach or The Hyatt or The Alila.

5. Jodhpur

Jodhpur Wedding
This “Blue City” of grand temples, monuments and gardens, is among some of the most sought after wedding destinations. It boasts of many famous palaces like Umaid Bhavan, MehranGarh Fort, Ranbanka Palace, Ajith Bahavan and Taj Mahal Hari.