The 'Big Indian Wedding' is something that is not unheard of and families go out of their way to make these weddings a grand and a memorable event.
Be it the various red carpet guests that attend these weddings or the huge organisations that are handle various aspects of the wedding. Indians really go out of their boundaries and limitations for their weddings.
Travelling to a unique destination for the wedding is a unique experience. You get to see a new place along with family members whom you may not have met for many years!
These gatherings ask for something unique and out of the world. There are many places in India where you can head to take your wedding vows and enjoy the rustic beauty that the place has to offer.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Coral blue waters, white sandy beaches and a host of activities to indulge in makes the Andaman and Nicobar Islands the perfect destination for a beach wedding. Havelock Island is the most popular choice. A true romantic destination where the couple and their entourage can soak in the beauty of the place while wedding planners handle logistics. The beaches are a fun hang out area, and there are many resorts to choose from. The weather is perfect for various outdoor activities that you would like to indulge in as well.
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One of the most popular places for destination weddings in India, Goa exudes charm unlike any other. It is up to you if you want to spend your time in North Goa, where all the clubs and parties are or in South Goa where it is really quiet. Beach weddings are extremely popular here especially on the beaches in South Goa, that are less explored and crowded. Varca Beach, Morbor Beach and Palolem are quieter and ideal for organising weddings. For the ultimate wedding experience here head to the Ramada Caravela Beach Resort which is famous for organising beach weddings.
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Of the many places in Rajasthan, Jodhpur promises to make any wedding fairytale-like. It is a popular choice for couples as the city is teeming with beautiful palaces and forts. The city is absolutely stunning with its various beautiful historical structures and artistic creations. Forts like Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhavan Palace and Mehrangarh Fort are the best places organise a wedding. Moreover weddings guests can indulge in some shopping and enjoy various local delicacies such as Pyaaz Kachori, Khaman, Mawa Kachori and Mirchi Vadas served in the various shops here.
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The beautiful backwaters adorned with houseboats marks the landscape of Kerala. Popular wedding destinations include Alleppey, Kovalam and Kumarakom. Many couples are waking up to the romantic idea of getting married aboard a houseboat in the backwaters. The cool breeze, the fresh pure air and the aroma of the food cooked here is pure bliss. Places like Vizhinjam Harbour, Vellayani Lake, Valiyathura Pier, Edakkallu, Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave Temple and Papanasham Beach are some of the other popular wedding destinations here. It makes up for a great gateway destination to attend a ceremony and explore places nearby.
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A wedding in Udaipur gives it a timeless feel and regal essence. A wedding in this charming city is sure to remain in the minds of all those who gather here. The real beauty of the city lies in its lakes and palaces. It is the city of romance and is a perfect place to organise your wedding as many palaces, as well as forts that are here and have been converted into luxurious heritage hotels. These places retain their former glory and are sure to gift you the ultimate royal wedding.
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