Day 01 Welcome at Udaipur
21 km from Udaipur, Dabok Airport is the nearest airport, where you
will be picked up and transferred to the hotel, where a warm royal
traditional welcome awaits you. You will be greeted with garlands,
sweets and a welcome drink to set up the mood for your royal wedding. A
sumptuous dinner will be served in style for you and to all your guests
with Shehnai music to go with the mood.
Day 02 Wedding Shopping/Mehendi/Geet Night
A royal spread at breakfast is followed by day at leisure to allow you
to rest or do last minute wedding shopping. In the evening, there will
be Mehendi Ceremony (a ceremony to paint hands and feet of the bride and
hands of the bridegroom in intricate designs using henna paste) and Geet
Night (a ceremony in which traditional marriage songs are sung).
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03 Main Day of Royal Wedding
The day is a busy one starting with morning traditional rituals and
ceremonies. The lavish lunch is quite mouth-watering. In the late
afternoon, staff helps men with tying pink-colored turbans known as
Safas while women will be helped to adorn traditional attire and
jewellery. A welcome drink and light snacks are served before the
wedding procession starts. The bridegroom riding a decorated mare and
wearing Sehra (a turban with attached flower strings covering the face
of the groom) leads the royal wedding procession. All the relatives and
guests are dressed in typical Rajasthani costumes and are accompanied by
Dhol/Nagada beaters (drummers) and uniformed med lining the procession
route holding beautiful lights.
The procession ends at the wedding venue and the guests are welcomed
with garlands, sprinkling of rose petals and flowers and attar (rose
water), followed by a fabulous firework. If the venue is the
island-palace on Lake Pichola, then you will be ferried across the lake
by boat. Dinner served has traditional Rajasthani cuisine with some of
the choicest delicacies for the guests. Bride looks exceptional
beautiful in her bridal costume. The chief rituals and traditional
ceremonies include exchanging of garlands by bride and groom and take
seven rounds of the holy fire. Indian weddings are considered very
Day 04 Departure from Udaipur
The guests and the bride and groom leave for airport and railway
station, as desired, in specially decorated coaches and cars with some
of the most cherished moments of their lives in heart.