Ankit Singhal of Delhi based Eventico Events and Hospitality LLP tells us all about Mussoorie, a serene landscape for destination weddings.
In conversation with Ankit who has recently done recee in Mussorie exploring locations for their upcoming celebrations.
WT: Ankit, we would like to know about Mussoorie as an upcoming destination for weddings? Can you tell us what attracts towards this mountain place.
Ankit: Mussoorie, the queen of hill stations, is famous for its scenic beauty, social life and entertainment. The excellent climate makes it an attractive destination to chill and spend worthy time with nature. Mussoorie affords glorious views of the mights Himalayan peaks. Along with a tourist attraction, it’s gorgeous and peaceful and we very recently advised to one of our client. And he loved our suggestion!
WT: Five star alliances or properties you recommend in Mussoorie that can accommodate big wedding size?
Ankit: There are three luxury hotels that accommodate large size weddings or groups with ease – Jaypee Residency Manor, JW Marriott, ITC Fortune
WT: Logistically, how accessible is the place?
Ankit: It is convenient by all the mediums;
By Air: The nearest airport to Mussoorie is the Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun.
By Rail: the nearest railway station is at Dehradun, which is 60 km away.
By Road: Mussoorie is well connected by surface network with cities and towns like Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Lansdowne and Delhi.
WT: Are there any properties to conduct special celebrations?
Ankit: A beautiful property named “Royal Orchid Fort Resort” we have organised a wedding last year. A wedding ceremony and a reception can be conducted accommodating 600-800 guests if you want a venue change. It’s a five star property with 48 rooms as of now but they intend to expand to around 90 -96 rooms in total by 2018.
WT: Can you suggest locations for leisure itinerary?
Ankit: Day time can be used to visit Kempty falls which is about 11 kms. from the town attract thousand of people every month, The Bhatta falls are also famous for scenic beauty, Depot Hill popularly known as ‘Lal Tibba‘. Views of the Himalayan peaks and can enjoy boating at Mussoorie lake.
While at night, one can visit the mall road and do shopping or can enjoy at their respective hotels for most of the hotels have live music performances for the guests.
WT: How comfortable it is to hold private parties?
Ankit: In case of private parties there are certain restriction like you can’t play loud music after 11:00 PM in open areas and liquor is served upto 12:00 midnight, but if we can take special permissions as what usually happens in India you can liberalise timings further (not that easily availed though).
WT: What services Eventico offers?
Ankit: From location scouting to hotel contracts; ground transport to aircraft chartering; trousseau to nek chaar; arrangements for wedding rituals, guests relations, etc. we believe in providing every possible service.
WT: Which other places Eventico provide services apart from Delhi?
Ankit: We provide Event Planning services, be it luxury wedding or a corporate event we are comfortable to execute it with utmost perfection all across the globe with the support of our strong vendor base.
About Eventico Events and Hospitality:
Eventico is among the top event planning companies in India and Thailand. With offices in India and Thailand, we have an in depth know-how of both local and South East Asian countries. We are a team of dedicated and professional Event Planners and have extensive operational experience in India and South East Asia having successfully executed over 50 events in the last 4 years. Eventico has brought Indian weddings to a number of locations for the first time such as UAE, Indonesia and Thailand.