If your idea of a wedding procession is a group of caparisoned elephants marching in front and you sitting on a carriage pulled by a pair of white horses and your guests dancing to the tunes of latest hit numbers.
Look no further to make your dream reality.
Straightaway come to the fabled land of Rajasthan in India.
The desert state is attracting rich and famous from across the world to solemnize their wedding in Rajasthan.
Royal Wedding in Rajasthan
Rajasthan, the land of brave and romantic Rajputs, is well known for its royal, customs, traditions and practices.
The people of Rajasthan are famous for their love of colour and liveliness and like to celebrate their weddings in a royal way.
In fact, nowhere else is a wedding as likely to be more romantic or royal than Rajasthan.
A royal wedding in Rajasthan recreates the regal ambience of the era gone by.
It is an occasion when everyone, along with the bride and groom, truly think themselves royal.
The settings and decorations of the marriage venue are done in such a way to create a medieval grandeur and regal charm.
Dressed in brilliant and expensive sherwani and a colourful turban, and carrying the traditional sword, Rajput groom rides to bride’s house on a white mare, accompanied with a large Barat (marriage procession).
Beautifully adorned with embroidered lehenga, ethnic jewellery and hennaed palms and feet, the radiant bride awaits the arrival of the groom under a brilliantly decorated veil.
On arrival at the venue, the marriage procession is greeted with garland and sprinkling of rose petals and rose water followed by Nagada (traditional drums used for all the auspicious occasions).
The bride’s family makes royal arrangements for feast and entertainment of guests.
The royal wedding ceremony is solemnized in a beautifully decorated mandap, where the bride and groom exchange garlands and perform seven circles around the holy fire.
After the marriage rituals, the bride starts for the groom’s house. It’s a tearful occasion for the bride’s family.
On bride’s arrival at the groom’s house, colourful ghoomar dance program is held.
Arranging or attending a royal wedding celebration in Rajasthan promises to be a wonderful experience for visitors.
Of late Rajasthan has emerged as a popular wedding destination for those who are looking to make their wedding a grand affair.
Easy availability of all the facilities and wedding paraphernalia has further made Rajasthan a favourite destination for weddings.
Wedding in Rajasthan is all about the glitter and opulence.
Guests are accommodated in palace hotels.
The venue of the wedding is decorated with flowers and lights.
The lighting offers a captivating look at the wedding venue.
If you wish to add a royal touch to your wedding, include elephants, camels and horses- symbols of royalty in your wedding procession.