A hill station wedding is a dreamy experience with majestic green trees, breathtaking mountains and stunning views. The whole landscape becomes a part of your larger than life celebrations. Our today’s couple Aakriti and Prateek got married amongst the picturesque hills of Uttarakhand. Their hill station wedding in Uttarakhand spoke volumes about the couple and their love for outdoors. Their wedding decor was inspired by the scenic beauty of orchards and the mesmerizing forest. They met through work back in 2013 and slowly and steadily became a couple. Their wedding proposal was a comedy of errors where he took her to Song Saa island on her birthday. The proposal costed them one injured knee, an almost capsizing boat, 2 drowned phones and a nosebleed to get that ring on her finger.

Scroll Down To See Pictures From This Magical Hill Station Wedding In Uttarakhand-

1. Haldi Ceremony

Their wedding commenced with a haldi ceremony, where Aakriti preferred to keep her look very simple in a plain yellow saree.

simple yellow saree

haldi bridal portrait

2. Engagement Ceremony

As we all know the uncertainties of weather conditions in hill stations, it started raining on their engagement ceremony

This uber cool bride wore an embroidered beige lehenga with sneakers. 

monsoon bridal entry

bridal entry with shoes

Have a look at the brides who ditched heels and wore sneakers.

Moments from their engagement ceremony.

bridal dance shot

engagement ring exchange shot

happy couple shot

Bridal Makeup Artists

3. Hill Station Wedding

Nestled in the midst of an oak forest, The Lake Resort in the Kumaon Hills of Uttarakhand was chosen as their wedding venue. The venue is surrounded by a beautiful lake. 

With 2 days of unprecedented extreme weather conditions that threatened to literally drench the entire wedding decor. From pouring rain to a hail storm their hill station wedding decorations withstood the extremities. Nothing defines an eco-friendly wedding better than their wedding decor pictures.

From cane baskets to Pampas grass for table decorations.

cane basket decor

hill station wedding decorations

pampas grass

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Even the wedding announcement was a simple one set against a mirror, written in gold with hints of white and red for a traditional vibe lent by the floral bouquet.

mirror decor

The couple wanted their wedding to be sustainable so they also got eco friendly rose petal cones.

rose petal cone

Apart from their wedding decor they also invited their guests through e-invites.

e wedding invite

Have a look at the complete guide on how to plan a sustainable wedding.

Aakriti looked like a minimal elegant bride who wore an orange lehenga with ruby red dupatta paired with kundan jewellery.

orange bridal lehenga

Some goofy moments before the wedding.

goofy bride

Prateek looked handsome in his off white sherwani with beige coloured groom pagdi.

groom sherwani

groom safa shot

She dreamt of making an entry on a path strewn with bright red roses and pink flower bouquets. How beautiful is that!

rose petal entrance decor

Here comes the bride under her Pampas grass chadar, keeping it eco-friendly.

pampas grass bridal entry

happy bridal entry

Moments from their iconic sundowner wedding.

hill station wedding rituals

happy jaimala exchange shot

varmala designs

Sustainable wedding favors for the guests.

wedding favors

sustainable wedding favors

4. Vidaai Ceremony

Aakriti always wanted a romantic boat ride so for her vidaai ceremony she was given a farewell on a boat. 

vidaai on boat

bride after doli

She was very clear that she didn’t want rice for her bidai because that clearly leads to wastage. So rice got replaced with flower petals, all of which were repurposed from the wedding. How thoughtful is that!

eco friendly vidaai

We wish Aakriti and Prateek a very happy and blissful married life ahead. Their hill station wedding in Uttarakhand with surreal sustainable decor will surely be an inspiration for a lot of couples out there. 

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Vendor Details

Photographer: Mohit Kapil

Bridal wear: Ekaya Banaras

Groomswear: Vanshik / Sahil Aneja

Makeup artist: Somya Chawla

Wedding planner/decorator: Aash Studio

Wedding Favours: Pahaad Se

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