THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO PLAN A DESTINATION WEDDING IN JAIPUR
If you were to picture a dream destination wedding in India that speaks all things royal, pomp and gaiety, it would have to be one in the state of Rajasthan. And what better to have a dreamlike fairytale wedding than in the capital of this majestic state, also known as the PINK CITY of Jaipur? A fantasy royal wedding in Jaipur, nestled together in the north of incredible India, who wouldn’t go for that combination?
THE most ideal locale for a grandiose celebration, Jaipur truly has some stunning vistas to offer as backdrops for this big day. The innumerable palaces and forts beautifully preserved only magnify the air of sheer opulence and majesty. The grandeur and glow that these structures showcase are almost unbelievable. More often than not, they make people forget their wedding budgets, “wedding in my hometown” plans and every other city they had initially considered to host their big day. The effigy is unreal!
Before start dreaming of your own royal wedding, here’s what you should know about planning a wedding in Jaipur:
Sterling venues that will absolutely stun you:
1. Samode Palace
The palace is almost 500 years old, and still adds nothing but regality and glamour to your wedding. This speaks volumes of its architecture! Tradition plus majesty is what truly puts the Samode Palace on the list of top venues for your wedding in Jaipur. From the Darbar hall to Mughal gardens, the palace redefines romance and offers a number of options to choose from to host your various wedding ceremonies.
2. Jaigarh Fort
Situated on the outskirts of Jaipur, the Jaigarh fort offers a stunning view of the entire city. It has enough venues to host the various ceremonies and is flaunts great craftsmanship of rulers having been built by one- the legendary Sawai Jai Singh. It is also very well connected to the city of Jaipur. So you’ll have no trouble with the commute to your destination wedding spot whatsoever!
3. Shiv Vilas
The sprawling lawns and gardens of this spectacular white palace is truly a venue you shouldn’t miss considering while planning your destination wedding in the Pink city of Jaipur. The venue is secluded and its 4 huge lawns can accommodate over 3000 guests! Tiny cottages nestled into acres of picture-perfect gardens and sun-dappled alleyways, the resort is truly a paradise for a couple looking for a rather private wedding. A true mix of leisure and luxury one would say.
4. Fairmont Jaipur
If you prefer a modern 5-star hotel wedding but are still persistent on a traditional touch, Fairmont Jaipur should undoubtedly be your first option. Perfectly located in the suburbs of the city and amidst the majestic Aravalli hills, the venue is sure to make the backdrop for your wedding a pretty marvellous one.
5. Taj Jai Mahal Palace
Known to have one of THE best wedding lawns in Jaipur, the Indo-Saracenic architecture of this glamorous venue takes away the prize. Located amidst beautiful Mughal gardens, the palace boasts the most hypnotic outdoor venues for various ceremonies including its poolside lawn, fountain lawn, celebration lawn and palace lawn. In other words, it is THE venue for the most perfect outdoor royal wedding in Jaipur.
Once you have your venue finalised, you’re probably going to need help, especially if you’re not from the region. Enter Jaipur’s best wedding planners- at your service:
Having a passion for planning events, Shaadiwala suits both small and biggers budgets and will give everything to make your wedding day a one hundred per cent fabulous. Taking care of every element including dresses, photography, decor, florists and catering, they sure do take all the wedding burden off.
2. Almas weddings
Known for glamorous wedding concepts and a very efficient and experienced team of event managers, Almas wedding planners offer a garland of services including venue selection, theme decors, wedding entertainment, transportation, invitations, name it and you got it!
3. Knot so special
Following the motto of taking up all the pressure (every single task) off of the bride and groom so that they can relax and enjoy their big day is what makes this young and vibrant team so great. They are passionate about making one’s wedding absolutely breathtaking and also possess a knack for destination weddings. (Bingo!)
4. Lagan Mandap
For a more traditional but fun wedding, Lagan Mandap should be your go-to. They customize every aspect of your wedding to suit your personal taste and style. Also inclined towards wedding guests, they believe in making every single ceremony a memorable one for everyone present.
If you opt-out of hiring a wedding planner because you’re the kind of couple who’s “Got this”, you’re still going to need to hire the right photographer and makeup artists for your wedding. Assessing skill-based jobs could be tricky(?), so here are a few suggestions just to cut the frills: