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Wedding in Shimla

Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh situated in India. It is located at an altitude of 2276 meters in the Dhauladhar range of Lesser Himalayas and 260 km away from the New Delhi.

What was once the 'summer capital of British India' turned into the most favored city for a wedding destination!?

Shimla is a year-round location surrounded by soaring oaks and pines, swinging softly in the sweet-smelling breeze and covered by towering deodars and lush green fields. This place will make you forget your prior hot and humid big metropolitans and, thus, a perfectly beautiful place to plan your dream-like wedding destination.

The city is insanely beautiful with snow-clad mountains and lush green valleys. Apart from many advantages of eye-soothing beauty, the picturesque scenes can also be a stunning backdrop for your photo-ops, holiday theme-based decor, and unforgettable time.

So, if you decide to choose Shimla for your wedding destination, this article will discover all the reasons you should tie the wedding knot here.

Why Choose Shimla for a Destination wedding?


Sitting at the Himalayas' knee, Shimla is cool during the hot sweltering months, which makes the city ideal for summer weddings. The place is relatively cooler than the plains and is one of the many reasons to choose it.

Breathtaking Views:

If you are looking for a dream-like destination away from the noise and the dirt of the big city rush, Shimla will provide you and your guest a never forgetting moment to enjoy your wedding and other related functions.


As Shimla was once a favorite destination to the British High Officials for spending summers, the city still offers the same sports and culture to its admirer. Guests can enjoy Golf, Shopping, and seeing opportunities, pony riding, ice skating, and trekking are just some activities on the to-do list for you and your guest.


There is always one big problem while choosing a wedding location outside your city, Transportation! The majestic hill station even solves this problem. About a 2-hour drive from Chandigarh and a 6-hour drive from New Delhi, you can reach this destination.

Best Themes for Destination Wedding in Shimla

There are many options to choose from while planning a Destination Wedding in Shimla.

The color-coded theme, Bollywood theme, traditional theme, the big fat Indian wedding, royal wedding theme, and luxury theme are some of the popular options.

Traditional Wedding in Shimla

The conventional wedding usually takes about a week-long period and is divided into three affairs. The Sangeet, Mehendi, Haldi, and Tilak are the pre-wedding activities while Bidai, cocktail party, etc. are post-wedding activities. The traditional wedding theme is usually white and gold for South Indians and red and gold for North Indians.

Royal Wedding in Shimla

Shimla had a rich aristocratic culture, which is very well reflected in the theme of a royal wedding. Following the culture of the relics of the bygone era are very well recreated and matched by expert wedding planners. The lavish hotels and resorts in Shimla had hosted many weddings of Rajas and Princess before, so you can be sure that the same look and feel of princely fashion will be reflected in your marriage well.

Luxury Wedding in Shimla

The theme of this wedding style is Indian and is full of dramatic music to match the beats. The melancholic tune of Shehnai thus follows the music. The drum of the Dhol relates to the energy of the Indian Shaadi with arrangements of roses, orchids, and lilies, which helps to exaggerate the beauty of Shimla.

What are Indian weddings without Band-Baja?

Therefore, the common activities in this theme include Folk music option, sightseeing activities, and of course, dance programs which add to the spirit of your wedding.

Best Time for Destination Wedding in Shimla

The climate in Shimla is predominantly cool during winter and moderately warm during summer. The average temperature during winters can go from -1 to 10° C, which would not be very suitable for the wedding; therefore, it is best to organize the wedding is summer months. The cool temperature of Shimla will ensure that everybody can be fully ducked up without feeling hot. As there is no heavy snowfall during summer seasons, all the sports activities are permitted.

This is the reason why all the experts in this field choose the months of March-October for Destination weddings in Shimla.

Arranging a Wedding so Big all by yourself is quite difficult and that is when a Wedding Event Planner comes in Picture and Makes your Dream a Reality!

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