Feb 19 2018
Every celebrated wedding of Indian couples prefer a location abroad for the nuance and opulence, that country offers. After India's most awaited wedding of the year, Virushika (Virat-Anushka) wedding that happened in Italy, India is looking for something novel and fresh. The unique blend of tradition with luxury can be seen only in the land of the crescent moon- Turkey! From the legendary Istanbul to the paradise of tourism, Antalya and the bridal gown and jewellery hub, Izmir, Turkey is all set for a warm welcome to Indian couples.
India has been chasing Maldives, Europe and Australia for their dream wedding. They all became common among lavish weddings through years. But, for those who are looking for an inimitable experience, you can blindly go for Turkey. Turkey is expecting around 30 Indian weddings per year when their tourist rate is around 2lakh. They are looking forward to a handshake for the knot of togetherness.
Here are some reasons why you have to choose Turkey as your wedding destination.
1. Flight Services
There are direct flight services from India to Istanbul. They are economical in comparison to European countries. Discussions on direct flight to Antalya is also on cards in recent years. This can be a big highlight when it comes to wedding destination. The guests can also reach comfortably without any hassle. Turkey's brotherhood with Pakistan is nowhere coming in between the love with India. Every year, Turkish tourists prefer India as their favourite destination for its heritage and history.
2. More the Guests, More the Fun
Unlike western weddings where less is more, we also have a huge number of the guest list for Indian weddings. From every person known till date to near and dear ones, every single guest is important. Usually, we limit the number of guests for the destination wedding and throw a grand reception in India for others. This time, we can manage up to 1200 guests in a Turkish wedding destination. Isn't it an amazing deal to have all your people on your Big Day?
3. Mix of Tradition and Style
The core attraction of Turkish destination will be the traditional whirling dervishes show. The cuisine can also be a combination of Turkish and Indian. This will be an exceptional experience for both the couples and the guests. The Indian delicacies will go hand in hand with the mouth-watering Turkish tastes. Indian traditional entertainment can also be incorporated to not miss the real fun. The rituals can be in pure Indian style while the fun can be both Indian and Turkish.
4. Jewellery and Gown
Though you may always have dreamt of a Manish Malhotra or Sabyasachi Lehenga for your dream day, you can look into the amazing collection in Izmir, the land of gowns and jewellery. Since Indian wedding is not a one day deal, we can go for different choices for Sangeet and Mehendi. This will make your wedding an elite and special one. You can also plan your Honeymoon in Turkey's most romantic places.
5. Plush, but Economic
When a grand wedding abroad can cost you in billions, Turkey offers you the same for 1-5million. When it comes to wedding expenses, this is a good catch for Indian couples. When money is less and luxury is best, why look for other destinations?