Searching for the perfect location for your pre wedding shoot? Well, they say you get married only once, so why not make it memorable and larger than life? The most important thing on every soon to be hitched couple’s bucket list – a pre wedding shoot, requires some good planning. The most important aspect of planning a pre-wedding shoot is searching for the most romantic and picturesque locations.
Jammu and Kashmir is the perfect location for a unique experience and a gorgeous pre wedding shoot. Only because if there’s paradise on earth- it’s here! From the very beautiful Dal Lake, Shalimar Bagh, Chashma Shahi and Mughal Gardens to the marvelous hill stations like Gulmarg, Pahalgam & Sonamarg; Kashmir has it all. Leh Ladakh or the Biker’s heaven is yet another feast for the eyes in Kashmir which is gaining popularity as one of the best locations for pre wedding shoots in India.
Know why once the most romantic honeymoon destination, Jammu and Kashmir is now the perfect location for planning a pre-wedding shoot in India:
1. Breathtakingly Beautiful Backdrop for A Magical Pre Wedding Photoshoot
The picturesque Jammu and Kashmir offer stunning scenic views of snow-capped mountains peaks and clear blue skies, making it truly a romantic pre wedding shoot destination.
Nothing beats the vintage charm of sailing together in the beautiful wooden shikaras on the beautiful Dal Lake in Srinagar!
Not to miss, shooting under the tall Chinar trees at Naseem Bagh is absolutely mesmerizing! (after all, it is the garden of morning breeze)
Recreating those romantic movie scenes as you shoot in Gulmarg and Sonmarg, with snow all around you is an absolute ecstasy!
Leh Ladakh road trip from Srinagar is just unforgettable! If adventure excites you and your partner, Ladakh is the place to be! (You can even pose while on a bike or jeep with your partner- Oh so filmy!)
The stunning Pangong Tso Lake in Leh Ladakh is situated at a height of 14,270 feet. The breathtaking beauty of the lake not just provides the perfect backdrop but leaves you smitten with perfectly romantic moments to be captured!
2. Open For Travellers All Year Round
Jammu and Kashmir weather in summers is very pleasant and is the best time to witness its pristine beauty. For the adventure lovers, winter is the perfect opportunity to experience Kashmir in its authentic self; all covered up with inches deep snow.
3. Easy Connectivity
Jammu and Kashmir is easily accessible via railways, airways and roadways. People have always been traveling to Kashmir to experience its admiring beauty and tranquillity.
Once upon a time, Leh Ladakh was rarely accessible by the tourists. However, unlike before, you can now hire a cab or a jeep or board a JKSRTC bus to reach Leh Ladakh. Alternatively, you can embark on a bike trip to Leh from Srinagar, Manali or Chandigarh depending upon the time you have.
4. No Props Required
Who needs props when the snow clad mountains, surreal lakes and lush greenery can serve as the perfect setting for those romantic photographs!
Undoubtedly, the pre wedding shoot between the snow-clad mountain and the enthralling beauty of Jammu and Kashmir results in incredible pictures with an unforgettable experience. Though one day is not enough to capture the beauty of this place. Hence, plan your photo shoot over a span of a few days.
5. Pre-Wedding Travelling Goals
If you and your partner love to travel together, it would be an amazing place to explore before you two get married! And while you are there do not forget to try out the amazing and authentic Kashmiri cuisine.
6. Some Of The Best Hotels To Experience Their Classical And Relaxing Charm
Some of the most iconic hotels of Jammu and Kashmir should be visited to experience their authentic hospitality and relaxing charm. It’s the best way to relieve yourself from that pre-wedding stress and planning. Consider staying at these well-known hotels in Jammu and Kashmir.
- The Lalit Grand Palace, Srinagar
- The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg
- The Grand Dragon Hotel, Ladakh
7. Last but Not The Least: A Wedding Photographer With An Eye For Detailing
Don’t shy away from spending a little more on photography as these will be your forever memories and you must capture them perfectly. Anyone and everyone can click thousands of photos in this age of smartphones and professional cameras but not all photographers have an eye for detailing.
ShaadiWish recommends Weddings By Knotty Days, a renowned name in the wedding photography industry. Their team is comfortable to work with. They give you your space and time to get comfortable with the camera. Moreover, they are an experienced photography team which can work anywhere and everywhere and will help you capture some of the most romantic couple portraits you have never thought of before.
Price Range: They charge approximately INR 30k for still photography and approximately INR 75K for both photography and videography.
Note: These charges are exclusive of hotel rents and travel expenses.
Book them for a stunning pre wedding shoot in Leh Ladakh here.
Also, check out how much a pre wedding shoot generally costs here.