Destination Weddings in Shimla

Weddings in India have evolved from a quintessential ritual to a big lifestyle event to cherish and celebrate. Couples are in constant look out for trying something novel and   solitary for their weddings.  Destination weddings are gaining popularity, as they have so much to offer in terms of luxury, new experiences and also make way for little adventures too. Destination weddings are quite expensive, but if planned wisely can be managed well in budget. While beach weddings in Thailand may cost you way over the budget. There are quite a number of non-conventional destinations in India itself that can offer great experiences.  Hosting a Destination Wedding in Shimla is one such sheer experience in itself.

The tinsel town once known as the British Summer Capital of India serves as a good host for Destination Weddings, owing to its beautiful landscapes. It has been host to various Bollywood movies and is also set to host destination weddings. It is best suited for weddings between March to November. The weather is pleasant and for summer-weddings it’s one of the best destinations in India.  It definitely will not be a beach wedding, but certainly a picturesque mountain wedding.

Let’s find out where  in  Shimla you  can plan  your fairytale mountain wedding.

WoodVille Palace Hotel

Sited   amidst lush green environs, this heritage hotel is few miles away from main town Shimla. So you are away from the daily hustle and bustle of this tourist destination.  It has been featured in many Bollywood Weddings as well as commercials. The Kareena Kapoor wedding scene from the 3 Idiots has been shot in this heritage hotel. It has lush  ivy rose scented   gardens  and  quaint turrets. Owned by Royality, Raja of Jubbal , it  is    truly   royal in every way. There are number of weddings that take place at Woodville Palace each year and all are breathtakingly beautiful. They also take care of wedding planning as they arrange for experienced wedding planners who expertise in themed weddings. So your planning hassles are taken care.

Woodville Palace Hotel
Woodville Palace Hotel

East Bourne

Situated amidst pine forest, this pine  forest resort is situated   in a quaint  place  away  just a few  miles away  from the Shimla  town.  This resort is  classy  yet  budget friendly  with   facilities such as Health Spa, Gymnasium, In-House  Salon. You will need not to worry over wedding arrangements , as they provide facilities for  decorations, catering services as well as  Bridal Services in their in house salon. The banquet hall  has a capacity of around 700 to 1000 guests .An experienced team of professionals, who are  expert at organizing  theme based weddings , receptions and parties.

East Bourne Shimla
East Bourne Shimla

Koti Resort

If you are looking to tie the knot in presence of the mighty Himalayas , Koti Resort is your Destination. It is approx 15 Km away from Shimla on Mashobra Naldhera Road,away from the hustle of the city. It has quite a serene environment amidst the forest and the breathtaking views of Himalayas. It is located approx 6600 Feet above the sea  level and  from the top you can see the forests, apple orchards and the great  Himalayas . It is a luxury hotel with number of recreational facilities available for the guests to enjoy .

Koti Resorts Mashobra
Koti Resorts Mashobra

Chail Palace Hotel

It is a premium heritage hotel, operated by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation. A palace amidst deodar trees,   it has its own beautiful lawns, log huts, cottages and orchard of its own , children’s park , badminton  and tennis courts.   Plan your wedding here and you and your guests will not be disappointed. It is well connected with roads. Also you can plan recreational activities, it is a perfect setup for a destination weddings. It has 53 rooms available so you can manage your guests stay at the palace itself. Also at it is owned by Himachal Government, it is reasonable priced. A heritage resort which treats each of its guests as royalty.

Chail Palace
Chail Palace

In case you are worrying about how you need to manage the guests, catering, bridal    services, decorations, cinematography photography. Well, Shimla maybe a small town but it has   best of services from decorators, caterers, to bridal services to photography. So you can book everything local and enjoy the wedding with no worries.

If destination wedding  is what you are looking forward to then  Shimla has  all that you need to host  a beautiful , fun  and  memorable  wedding  celebration . You don’t need to  be a mountain  girl or  a mountain lad to  have a mountain wedding, you can  have it , if you desire it.