For the ultimate in luxury destination weddings, combine Sri Lanka & India for an idyllic wedding-moon staying in our carefully chosen select hotels. Barefoot Weddings recommends the Fortress hotel in historic Galle for a stylish wedding in Sri Lanka, followed by an ultimate honeymoon exploring all the highlights of India with an idyllic beach break in southern Goa. Let us take care of all the fine details of your wedding, leaving you time to relax with your guests and free to choose whether to soak up the sun or explore more of this stunning island paradise.
Galle is a fascinating, historic city and if your idea of a perfect destination wedding demands understated luxury, unspoilt beaches and stunning scenery, this wedding-moon to Sri Lanka and India is the ultimate pick. You’ll have several days to relax poolside or at the beach. Maybe head out on safari in one of the nearby National Parks, deep-sea fishing or visit the turtles hatchery. And while you’re busy relaxing, our wedding team will take care of all the arrangements for your special day. Enjoy a signature therapy in the Spa, perfect for a spot of pampering in the run-up to your wedding.
Barefoot Wedding’s dedicated team takes care of all the formalities so you’re free to enjoy your special day set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Indian Ocean. All decorations, entertainment, wedding flowers and a sumptuous reception dinner are included. After the festivities, it’s time to head off on wedding-moon exploring the ancient and romantic sights of India. Staying in our hand-picked choice of luxury hotels along the way, you’ll spend 2 nights in cosmopolitan Delhi and explore the beauty of Jaipur’s Pink City, Amber Fort and the iconic Taj Mahal. Offering the ultimate destination honeymoon, spend 5 nights in premier style in Goa, southern India. This legendary resort set in the tranquil surroundings of Mobor beach & Sal River is the perfect location to explore Goa’s amazing beaches, enjoy fine dining and relax and rejuvenate before returning home.
Twin-centre Wedding-moon Highlights:
- Ultimate luxury destination wedding-moon in Sri Lanka & India
- All legal fees, wedding flowers, decorations, entertainment included
- 8 night honeymoon tour of India including spectacular sights of Delhi, Taj Mahal & Jaipur
- Distinctive boutique and luxury hotels
- Discover the serene beauty of the Ganges with a boat-ride in Varanasi
- Panoramic train-ride to Khajuraho with its ancient temples
- 5 night luxury beach stay in Goa, southern India
The Tour (20 Days / 18Nights)
Day 1: London – Colombo:Depart from London Heathrow. Overnight direct flight to Colombo airport on Sri Lankan Airlines
Day 2: Galle:Upon arrival at Colombo airport you will be met by your personal chauffeur and guide and taken to your luxury wedding resort, The Fortress, Galle (Transfer time: approx. 2hrs30min).
Day 3: Galle: Meet with our wedding coordinator at the hotel to discuss the wedding details and other arrangements
Day 4: Galle: Enjoy the day at leisure / wedding preparations. Maybe take a day to explore some of the island’s cultural highlights.
Day 5: Galle: Enjoy the day at leisure / wedding preparations. Relax poolside or soak up the sun at the beach. Enjoy a special pre-wedding dinner with your guests.
Day 6: Wedding Day: Your wedding day! A relaxed start to the day and wedding preparations as you get ready before your afternoon wedding with traditional blessing and service in the garden overlooking the Indian Ocean. Cutting of the cake, champagne and canapé reception with your guests before the evening celebrations and banquet dinner followed by entertainment.
Day 7: Colombo – Delhi: After breakfast transfer for your flight to India. Arrive in Delhi and transfer to the Imperial hotel staying on bed and breakfast basis. Relax at leisure. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 8: Delhi: After breakfast, discover Old and New Delhi with a city tour. Visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India and try a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi. Visit the Red Fort, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi and Humayun’s Tomb. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 9: Jaipur: After breakfast, depart for Jaipur in Rajasthan. Overnight stay at Raj Palace hotel staying on bed and breakfast basis.
Day 10: Jaipur: A city tour of the famous ‘Pink City’ famous for its culture, forts, palaces, and lakes. Visit the Amber Fort and take an elephant ride. Visit the City Palace and museums before an evening trip to see the night skies and stars from the Jantar Mantar Observatory. Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 11: Agra: After breakfast drive to Agra, enroute visit historic Fatehpur Sikri, a UNESCO World heritage site. Arrive in Agra for a half-day city tour, visiting the Red Fort and unique Taj Mahal. Overnight stay in Agra bed and breakfast basis at Oberoi Amar vilas hotel.
Day 12: Khajuraho: Morning train to Jhansi and onward drive to Khajuraho, visiting Orchha fort complex en-route. Arrive at the Lalit hotel in Khajuraho staying on bed and breakfast basis.
Day 13: Varanasi: After breakfast, a morning tour of Khajuraho. Visit the Western Group of Temples famous for its ancient sculptures. Later, take a connecting flight to Varanasi. Transfer to Nadesar Palace hotel staying on bed and breakfast basis. Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 14: Varanasi: Take a serene morning boat ride on the Ganges River. Visit the Benares Hindu University, a centre of Sanskrit, Indian art, culture, and music. Later, visit sacred Sarnath, famous as the place where the Buddha first preached his message after attaining nirvana. Overnight in Varanasi.
Day 15: Goa: After breakfast head to Goa for the start of your beach stay at Leela hotel, Goa.
Day 16 – Day 19: Relax on the golden sands at the beach, sip cocktails poolside or explore the local villages and laid back charm of Goa.
Day 20: Departure: Return flight to London