Great things are done when marriage and mountains meet! Undoubtedly, getting married in hill stations is a remarkable and dreamy experience where the lush green trees, breathtaking mountains and the alluring landscape also becomes a part of your larger than life celebrations. The beauty of Indian hill stations is unmatchable and enchanting. Well all this definitely sounds magical when we’re in the middle of a pandemic and intimate weddings are here to stay with us. But wait, your small wedding can also happen in these spectacular mountains with all the safety protocols and precautions. So for our keen nature lover couples all we want to say is, “The mountains are calling you and you must go!”
Check Out These Hill Stations In India For Your Intimate Wedding-
1. Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Mussoorie is known as the “Queen of Hills” and it’s the top most choice for every couple who wants to have a destination wedding in the hills. The snow capped himalayan peaks and valleys, this place has a lot picturesque resorts that you can consider for your dream wedding. One of the most popular ones is of course JW Marriott Walnut Grove Resort & Spa but apart from that there is Glenville Forest Resort & Spa, Future Resort Grace, Jaypee Residency, The Sylverton and ITC Welcomhotel The Savoy. So gear up for your intimate wedding and go to Mussoorie.
Best Months- April to July
How To Get There- Fly to Dehradun from Mumbai and New Delhi, Mussoorie is 70 km drive from here.
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Don’t miss out on Anita Dongre’s son’s wedding in Mussoorie.
2. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla is one of the most calm and mesmerizing hill stations of India and makes it a top choice for your small wedding. This place has beautiful properties which are one of the oldest ones in India and currently they are keeping all the precautions and safety protocols to give you an unforgettable wedding experience. Some of the places which you can look for are The Oberoi Cecil, Taj Theog Resort & Spa, Hotel Willow Banks and many more.
Best Months- February to March
How To Get there- Fly to Chandigarh, Shimla is 112 km drive from there.
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3. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Rishikesh is an exceptional location when it comes to your pre wedding shoot with River Ganga on the backdrop and snowy himalayas. However, this place is beyond beautiful when you consider it for your destination wedding and comes with a promise for a memorable celebration. Some of the places which you can look for are, The Roseate Ganges, Haut Monde Hill Stream Resort, Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa and many more.
Best Months- February to March
How To Get there- Fly to Dehradun from Mumbai and New Delhi, Mussoorie is 43 km drive from here.
In care you’re thinking how much does a pre wedding shoot costs in Rishikesh?
Let’s get married in the Paradise of Earth! Everyone gets mesmerized with the unparalleled beauty of this Indian hill station and how dreamy it would be to get married here. For your intimate wedding celebration Kashmir has a lot of spectacular venues with the views that can leave you awestruck. In Srinagar you can go for Vivanta by Dal View, The Lalit Grand Palace and Hotel Radisson. In Gulmarg, there is The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, their warm hospitality and breathtaking views are quite famous. Another outstanding property that you can consider is Hotel Pine n Peak in Pahalgam.
Best Months- May to June and September to October
How To Get There- Fly to Srinagar from Mumbai or New Delhi.
Looking for pre wedding shoot locations in Kashmir?
5. Lonavla, Maharashtra
Lonavla, a beautiful hill station near Mumbai and Pune offers impeccable views for a hill station wedding. The weather of this place is pleasant with captivating green landscapes and waterfalls. The resorts in Lonavala were popular for hosting big fat weddings but now with all the safety measures they are also hosting intimate weddings. Some of the places that you can consider for your festivities are The Dukes Retreat, Della Resort, Hilton Shillim Estate Resort & Spa, Upper Deck Resort and many more.
Best Months- Anytime of the year because the temperature is moderate throughout the year.
How To Get There- Fly To Mumbai or Pune, Lonavala is 84km drive from Mumbai and 65km from Pune.
Image Source- What Knot
Image Source- What Knot
Have a look at this majestic wedding in Shillim.
6. Coorg, Karnataka
Coorg is known as the Scotland of India and one of the most beautiful hill stations in South India. Well this place caught our attention when we saw it on Kapoor and Sons. This place is just perfect for your destination wedding with picture perfect backdrop with mountains and rivers
is surely like a fairytale! The venues which you can look for are Taj Madikeri Resort & Spa, Kadkani Riverside Resort and Coorg Wilderness Resort.
Best Months- October to April
How To Get There- Fly to Mangalore from Mumbai or New Delhi, Coorg is 156km drive from here.
7. Munnar, Kerala
Munnar is a fantastic place in Kerala which offers scenic beauties and valleys and a gem in South India. The places you can consider are The Spice Tree Resort, Olive Golden Ridge and many more.
Best Months- September to April
How To Get There- Fly to Cochin from Mumbai or New Delhi
In case you’re looking for hill station wedding venues.
So, these were some of the best hill stations that we sorted for your surreal fairytale wedding in hills. Fascinated already? So, pull up your socks and start your prep now!