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It is said that the love makes every impossible things possible and true love stories never have endings. It’s the feelings of love and compassion which relates and bind two souls into one. As love recognizes no barriers and one starts cherishing every moment of their life; there comes a time to convert two heart-warming souls into soulmates forever. It’s time to pledge for each other and get married. It is said that the highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage. It’s a delightful celebration of a relationship which is tied forever. 2019, an auspicious year is about to end and 2020 is about to enter with its charm and vibrancy. If you’re still undecided on choosing the exact location for wedding or completely bewildered after a long discussion on wedding preps with family; then destination wedding will be the perfect choice.

What is Destination wedding?
Marriages in Indian families are celebrated in hometown with immense pomp and show. Traditionally, wedding in a family used to be an occasion lasting for a month. Huge planning was a necessity as the guests needed to be entertained. However, the trend changed and destination wedding was introduced. Destination wedding means planning a marriage ceremony in an exotic place away from the hustle and bustle of hometown. An exotic location is chosen by the families after a mutual discussion and the occasion begins. The idea of destination wedding is a change in the concept of marriage. Now, people go for theme based wedding and to make it successful they choose exotic locations. In present time, not only the elite groups but the middle class family also choose destinations and locations to tie the knot. There are numerous locations in India and outside the country that people prefers for their destination wedding. Here’re a few glamorous wedding locations to witness the love and romance.

Jaipur: Experience the Royal Wedding
There are certain people who love to have their wedding royal and grand like Maharajas. Palaces in Jaipur are the perfect locations for royal wedding. Bride loves to take the get up in Rajput style wearing heavy lehnga and jewellery. Grooms are excited to look like a Rajput son wearing heavy Sherwani and holding swords in hands. The royal theme wedding is one of the most liked choices of an elite family. From Ambani’s to the versatile actor Priyanka Chopra didn’t miss the chance to witness their grand wedding ceremony. Jaipur is one of the offbeat destinations of India popular for grandiose marriage celebration. Palaces like Rajbagh and Rambagh are the pride of ‘Pink City’ where elite groups organize their big fat wedding occasions.

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Kerala: Go little Unconventional
Kerala is the best locations for the nature lover and for those who desire calm, quiet and a picturesque ceremony instead of opting for a jam-packed event. The serene backwaters ceremony surrounded with palm trees and lush green herbs really looks mesmerizing. Couples those who are fond of natural beauty and beaches can choose Kerala as a perfect gateway to tie the knot witnessing the nature.

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Goa: Wedding in the Party Capital of India
If you want to have a little changed and trendiest wedding, Goa is the most prevalent destination in India. When the love is deeper than the ocean itself, getting hitched on beach is a great idea. The dream of tropical beachside wedding is completely fulfilled by Goa. Whether you want a beachside view or magnificent hall with seaside view, Goa has everything to offer for a paradisiacal wedding ceremony. Have you decided which location would be more suitable for you in Goa? If, not we have some splendid locations to tell you about.
Riva Beach Resort: It is an extravagant property. It has a mini bar and an LCD TV in every room.
Novatel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort: A Knot by the Beach
What could be the better combination than attending a wedding that doubles the mood of holiday? Far away from the crowd Novatel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort is an all villa property with a gigantic pool. It is an ideal destination to seal the deal. It has the capacity to manage to 200-3000 guests. This picturesque property offers the glimpse into the rich traditional Portuguese culture through a mix contemporary and local architecture.
Another wedding spots in Goa to tie the knot are:

  • Radisson Blue Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach
  • Zeebop by the Sea
  • Alila Diwa

Banks of the Ganga (Rishikesh/Banaras):
Those who believe in the traditional rituals and belong to the religious community and put forth a wedding that takes place in attractive and splendid backdrops as two people are setting of the new journey of life. Getting married on the banks of Ganga in Varanasi and Rishikesh add a devoutness and sanctity of the ceremony. In Rishikesh, one can also choose to tie the knot under the open skies facing mountains.

Neemrana Fort, Delhi
The ancient fort near Delhi is the perfect spot for pre-wedding and wedding photo-shoot reflecting the beauty of its incredible architecture. This fort in India is the ideal ingredient for a destination wedding to remember. This popular place is also famous as a weekend gateway. The place offers a memorable nuptial ceremony.

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Destination Wedding Cost:
Destination wedding in India is a flourishing concept. In India, on an average, a gala wedding celebration party of 3-4 days would cost Rs. 25,000 which can stretch to 2 lakhs per head. This would be inclusive of local artists’ performance and cost of return gifts. However, this will vary from one location to other. In Udaipur, the destination wedding might cost upto 50 lakhs.

Wedding season is on its peak and those who are interested in destination wedding are moving from their hometown with their family members. Before leaving to their places, they are all prepared with booked tickets, essentials, food bags for journey. If it is a wedding trip, plan the trip via train to enjoy every moment of the journey by ordering food for group. RailRestro, an authorized e-catering service providers gives the best group dining experience to relish the journey with wedding mood. If there is any confusion regarding the train bookings, it is easy to get the updates of PNR status. Wedding is the forever moment of life that everybody wants to remember. It is not just a memory of couple but it also refresh the mood of relatives and family members those who attended it.

Author: Padmaja Mallik


Padmaja Mallik is a passionate traveler and a writer. She loves to explore different places of India and pen down her experience. Currently, she is a part of RailRestro working as a content writer.