Weddings & Honeymoons
Weddings and Honeymoons
What better way to start a new life together than with an absolutely unforgettable destination wedding and/or honeymoon experience?
Whether you choose the flawless beaches of Zanzibar or the Seychelles, a once-in-a-lifetime romantic safari through Tanzania, or gorilla trekking in Rwanda & Uganda, Shadows of Africa specializes in hand-crafting truly unforgettable romantic escapes to commemorate your big day.
Why Wedding in Africa
- Beautiful weather year round
- A choice of stunning destinations
- Honeymoon venue and wedding venue combined
- Special packages
- Beach weddings on Zanzibar, Seychelles, or the Kenya Coast Safari
- Weddings through such legendary parks as the Serengeti, Ngorongoro, and the Masai Mara
- Traditional dhow wedding on Zanzibar
- Access to high end resorts and lodges for maximum privacy
- A lifetime of memories
Wedding in Tanzania
Tanzania offers almost endless options when it comes to planning your special day. Whether you want something private for the two of you or you’d like your friends and family to join you for a truly memorable destination wedding, the hotels and lodges of East Africa are famous across are famous for their hospitality and flexibility when it comes to accommodating the needs of guests.
You can choose to have a civil service on the beach or at your hotel, or we can arrange a traditional church wedding to suit most faiths. If you’re looking for a truly unique way to start your lives together, why not celebrate with a wedding in Masai style?
Welcomed by the local people singing traditional songs, you’ll dress in Masai fashion, be blessed by a Masai elder, and participate in a celebration of dance, music, and food when the ceremony is done.
Wedding in Kenya
As East Africa’s most developed country, Kenya is uniquely place to cater to all budgets and tastes. Whether you wish to get married out amid the savannah of the Masai Mara, on the shores of a serene lake, or on Kenya’s iconic coast – there are a wealth of possibilities available to you.
Wedding in Uganda or Rwanda
With their mist-shrouded rainforests, towering mountains, and warm locals – both Rwanda and Uganda offer something very different from Kenya and Tanzania.
You could celebrate your wedding by seeing our closest relatives in the animal kingdom with a visit to Nyungwe in Rwanda or Kibale in Uganda, witness the immense loyalty and family unity of the gorillas in Volcanoes National Park or Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, or take some time to relax on the beaches of some of the region’s many beautiful lakes.
Wedding in the United Arab Emirates
Nobody does luxury quite like the United Arab Emirates, and cities such as Dubai and Abu Dhabi are already immensely popular honeymoon and wedding destinations. We can arrange for you to have a truly unforgettable wedding on the shores of the Persian Gulf or in the stunning deserts of the Emirates.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi both have a huge variety of luxury resorts and hotels to choose from, or you might wish to start your journey together in a seaside pavilion with live music, delicious food, and the world-famous UAE hospitality. Perhaps the most photogenic wedding can happen in the dunes of the Rub Al Khali Desert .
We will organize your ceremony at sunset and continue celebration in the beautiful Al Dhafra Oasis. The special atmosphere of the Arabian Desert and stunning views will make this day even more romantic. You can continue your adventure and enjoy the famous UAE hospitality at the luxurious hotel in the middle of the desert. View of some of the highest dunes in the world from your room and participate in desert activities such as camel riding and quad bike safari. Desert wedding packages can be arranged to include: Outdoor venue and welcome reception at the luxurious Majilis; Entertainment performances by violinist, singer, Kannoun player and DJ; Stage, décor set up with lights; Choice of a wide range of menus and beverages; Customized package based on requirements.
When to book a wedding package?
Bookings for weddings in Tanzania should be made as early as possible, as hotels have strict limits on how many events they can host on any given date. Weddings are not possible from December 24th to January 4th, over Easter, or over any other local public holiday.
Pricing and Enquiries
We at Shadows of Africa pride ourselves on being able to cater to any budget, and we have a range of packages and accommodation options both with and without an attached safari.
Our team is here to arrange the perfect event for you, and we can arrange everything from catering and decorations to the flights that bring you here.