6 most exotic wedding destinations in India
Imagine a wedding in your dream destination with just a bunch of your closest family and besties to witness it. Now more than ever, banquet halls and auditoriums are being passed up in favour of exotic destinations to exchange wedding vows. But while most couples automatically look abroad, there are some destination within India that could give any foreign locale a run for its money. Here are some of the most exotic destinations in India, you can choose for the wedding of your dreams:
Known as the gateway to the Char Dham (4 holy temples the Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri), the city has been gaining popularity as a popular wedding destination in recent times. With resplendent views of the majestic Himalayas and the Ganges, Rishikesh easily is one of the most breathtaking cities in the world. The sunset at Rishikesh is absolutely ethereal and a great backdrop for those lovey-dovey wedding snaps. Choose Rishikesh if you want to say ‘I do’ amidst a heavenly mix of sanctity and adventure.
The perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, this serene union territory is just the right place to tie the knot. If you walk through the alleyways of Pondy it is hard to miss the chic bohemian feel of the towns. The ambience has a lot of French-styled cuisine, houses and restaurants that have a vintage charm to them. Plenty of adventurous activities are also available for your wedding party to participate in, while you can enjoy some quality time with your significant other.
Located in western Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang is an abode of matchless geographical beauty. The cold and snowy weather offers a variety of opportunities to do skiing, ice-skating and so much more. The markets in Tawang have a wide array of chinese crockery,woollen merchandise and wood items carved by the locals. The weather and the snow-capped mountains will indeed be mesmerising backdrops for your very important wedding shots too.
Much sought after but very underexplored, Lakshadweep is the only place in the subcontinent with many unexplored beaches and magnificent coral reefs. The islands of Agatti and Kalpani, especially, have lagoons with luxury hotels for a fantastic stay. While on your island sojourn, you can even go sightseeing, play water sports or just simply unwind. Choosing an island as your wedding destination has so many exciting perks too. The incomparable symphony played by the sea waves will add more fervour to your wedding. The invigorating ambience and the whiff of sea breeze will make sure that unforgettable memories are created on this archipelago.
The epitome of old-worldly romance, Udaipur in the unanimous choice for a big, fat and fabulous Indian wedding. The architectural marvels like palaces, temples and havelis have umpteen options to host your dream wedding. Often chosen as the destination for fancy weddings in blockbuster movies, the city will charm anyone with its opulence. Enjoy tranquil boat rides while strolling through the colourful, bustling markets of the City of Lakes. Also, to add to that list of memories made, make sure that your wedding feast has some elements of the regal Rajasthani cuisine.
The quaint town of Varkala has captured the attention of tourists from all over the world. Most couples who get hitched here also plan on spending their honeymoons here as well. Relaxing Ayurvedic massages, strolls on the shores of the Arabian Sea with mesmerising views of romantic sunsets and sunrises are not to be missed while you are in Varkala. The awe-inspiring beauty of this beach town will give you more swoon-worthy moments during the ceremony.
Exotic destinations are not just found in foreign lands. Our country’s diversity boasts of a wide variety of scenic locales. So,while you are busy planning the venue for your dream wedding, keep this list of exotic wedding destinations in mind.