Wedding Planning

Best 'Destination Wedding' Locations in India (+Best Venues)

Aditi Bachhawat, 02 Mar 2018



Our Instagram feeds these days are buzzing with snippets of couples flying off to scenic places for their wedding soiree, away from the hustle and bustle with limited people and unlimited fun.

While destination weddings sound all perfect and dreamy, the reality paints a picture of meticulous planning & months of hard work. Finding a suitable destination that ticks off all the right boxes is the stepping stone towards a fabulous wedding but a herculean task in itself.

Since, India is such a diverse country cradling a treasure of exquisite landscapes, sifting through umpteen destinations on the internet gets all the more befuddling. To make your life easier, we’ve done the job for you and made a list of the Best locations for wedding destinations in India worth your wedding affair. Take a peek.

#1 Goa

Goa tops every couple’s list of best beach wedding destinations with its beautiful tropical landscape. Tying the knot on a beach mandap, with the stunning Arabian sea for the view and the calming sounds of the waves crashing on the sands like music to your ears, it is not only a dream come true for you but also a sweet treat for your guests as well.


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Venues- Park Hyatt Resort & Spa in Cansaulim, Zuri White Sands Resort, Lalit Golf and Spa Resort Goa, The Leela.

#2 Udaipur

High on opulence and grandeur, Udaipur is one of the most sought-after locations for couples wanting a big fat Indian wedding. Also known as the "Venice of the East", its architectural excellence will awe you. A paradise in its own, Udaipur’s real palace buildings will make you feel like a Rajkumari soon to be wedded.





Venues- Oberoi Udaivilas, The Leela, Manek Chowk, Fort Fatehgarh, The Taj Lake Palace, The Trident

#3 Jaipur

For a palace wedding, the royal capital of Rajasthan is what comes to everybody’s minds. The architecture of old forts & palaces and luxury hotels reek of ancient majestic and glory of the kingly. The warm Rajasthani heritage matches with the Indian wedding feels adding so much flavour in making Jaipur an ideal destination for an aristocratic fairy-tale wedding.





Venues- Taj Jai Mahal Palace, The Raj Palace, Jaipur Marriott Hotel, Rambagh Palace, Fairmont, Hotel Mansingh Palace.

#4 Mussoorie

For all you mountain buffs, saying "I do" with the Himalayas bearing witness to your union is a dreamy affair. Mussoorie is being recognized by couples as an exquisite wedding destination and for all the right reasons. Ranges of exquisite tree-clad mountains and a nice chilly climate make for such a romantic setup to get hitched.



Venues – J W Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa, Jaypee Residency Manor, Tulip Inn Green Castle.

#5 Hyderabad

Hyderabad, being the "pearl city", is home to many spectacular palaces, monuments & luxury hotels. The Taj Falaknuma Palace, reminding of the great Nizam era, Ramoji Film city with its dreamy location consisting of huge areas of gardens, fountains, flowerbeds, along with many more locations make Hyderabad a great wedding getaway.



Venues - Gandharva Mahal, Taj Faluknama Palace, Ramoji Film City, Rose Palace, ITC Katakiya, Taj Krishna, Fort Grand.

Which Indian location would you choose to have a destination wedding? Tell us in the comments below!