Destination Wedding in Udaipur
Are you planning to host a destination wedding in Udaipur?
In what is known as the most romantic city of Rajasthan, lovers of majestic architecture often flock to create memories that last a lifetime. The reason Udaipur is the foremost choice for luxury wedding enthusiasts is that it provides the perfect backdrop for your wedding photoshoot with its serene views of lakes and extravagant royal palaces.
In the vicinity of the opulent palaces of Udaipur, you will feel no less than a royal bride and groom getting married. With endless opportunities to bathe in royalty and the glories of India, we bring your desire of hosting a picture-perfect wedding to life. We, at Blissful Plans, have handpicked several wedding venues across the city to get you going for your grand destination wedding in Udaipur.
Location details & connectivity with the world
Udaipur, the royal city, is located in southern Rajasthan. The city rests at the foothills of the Aravalli hills. In fact, the Aravalli range has an average elevation of 598 meters (1961 feet) above sea level which provides for a magnificent view. Another thing about Udaipur is that it’s perfect for destination weddings as it has the charm of an old heritage city with a tinge of modern aesthetics. Moreover, the city is well connected by air, rail and road. Also, there are daily flights from cities like Delhi, Mumbai, and Jaipur. Trains and Buses are available as well.
Climate/Best time for getting married
As it is infamous for its heatwaves and sticky summer months, the most favorable time to plan a destination wedding in Udaipur is during the winter months. The days have a temperature ranging from 20-30° C and nights around 15-22° C. Meanwhile in summers, the temperature can get as high as 40-45°C. Monsoons, however, generally bring some relief, with lower temperatures ranging from 30-35°C but extreme humidity comes with it.
Best time for your destination wedding in Udaipur: October to February
Months to avoid: May to September
Cost of a destination wedding in Udaipur
The average cost of organizing a destination wedding in Udaipur starts from Rs 45- 55 lakhs for 150 guests ($60,980-$74,532). Undoubtedly, the cost can go much higher as Udaipur has the most luxurious venues and is in demand globally.
The breakup can be roughly estimated to-
Stay with meals for 2 nights per person Rs 25K-50k and upwards($338-$677)
Decor & design charges Rs 10 lakh upwards ($1,355+)
Entertainment & AV Rs 5 lakh upwards ($6,776+)
Video/Photography Rs 2 lakh upwards ($2,710+)
Miscellaneous/other charges Rs 2-5 lakh ($2,710-$6,776)
*Please note that the accommodation charges differ by a lot on certain dates and months. The above estimation is just for reference.
Best Wedding Venues in Udaipur
The Oberoi Udaivilas
Oberoi Udaivilas was awarded “World’s Best Hotel” by the prestigious travel magazine Travel + Leisure. The Udaipur property offers modern luxuries with traditional Rajasthani architecture. It has 87 luxurious rooms and suites along with various indoor and outdoor venues to hold pre-nuptial ceremonies. If you’re planning a fairytale destination wedding, this is the place to be at. Check out more here
Average Cost Of Wedding: INR 2 Crores ($ 271015.60) (For 100-150 people for two days, including accommodation and food.)
City Palace Complex
The City Palace Complex combines two grand heritage hotels called ‘Shiv Niwas Palace’ and ‘Fateh Prakash Palace’. These properties are offered as venues for destination weddings. The complex also offers other historical monuments, for palatial wedding venues like Jagmandir Island Palace, Zenana Mahal, Manek Chowk and Darbar Hall.
Jagmandir Island Palace
Jagmandir Palace is the most popular and lavish venue in Udaipur. The hotel is only available for the wedding day. This property has witnessed many celebrity and business tycoons’ weddings.
Furthermore, the hotel provides multifarious luxury amenities to make you feel no less than a royal couple. With this in mind, you can book the venue and host a pre-wedding dinner and other pre-wedding events at two other magnificent venues, Zenana Mahal and Manek Chowk.
Average Cost Of Wedding: INR 90 lakhs to 1.5 Crores ($121,957- $203,275) (For 100-150 people on the wedding day including food and accommodation at a different venue.)
The Taj Lake Palace
If you dream of a destination wedding in Udaipur, then this is not one to miss! Right in the middle of a lake, then this venue is for you. The Taj Lake Palace is located amidst the serene waters of Lake Pichola, a spectacular 18th-century palace in Udaipur. This venue offers 17 suites and 66 rooms.
Average Cost Of Wedding: INR 1 Crore ($1,35,521) (For 100-150 people for two days including accommodation and food.)
The Leela Palace
The Leela Palace is a picture-perfect venue with exotic locations. This premium hotel is draped in royal gold color, which reflects its majestic luxury. It further has 8 party areas named after the royal figures of Rajasthan. The Leela Palace offers 80 rooms and suites for lovers of opulence. You can also host a wedding at Jagmandir Island while accommodating your guests at The Leela Palace.
Average Cost Of Wedding: INR 1 Crore (For 100-150 people for two days including accommodation and food)
Fort Fatehgarh is situated atop a mountain offering panoramic views of the city and lake. It’s a heritage renaissance resort with palatial decor and an ambiance perfect for hosting all your wedding ceremonies. Moreover, it has around 56 lavish rooms and suites.
Average Cost Of Wedding: INR 40-60 lakhs ($54,203- 81,305) (For 100-150 people for two days including accommodation and food.)
The Chunda Palace is another monumental architectural masterpiece situated adjacent to Oberoi Udaivilas. This luxurious traditional Rajasthani palace portrays the true culture of Mewar. The property offers 48 rooms and suites for comfortable accommodation for your guests. Further, It overlooks the Lake Pichola, City Palace, and Aravali hill ranges.
Average Cost Of Wedding: INR 40-50 lakhs (Rs 54,203- $67,750) (For 100-150 people for two days including accommodation and food.)
The Lalit Laxmi Niwas Palace
The Lalit Laxmi Niwas Palace is a lakeside heritage hotel overlooking the Fateh Sagar Lake. It is one of the most luxurious options for a destination wedding in Udaipur. The majestic hotel offers 55 rooms and suites which offer world-class hospitality. Furthermore, they have two areas to host wedding ceremonies outdoors or indoors.
Average Cost Of Wedding: INR 30-40 lakhs ($40,661-54,203) (For 100-150 people for two days including accommodation and food)
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