Pre Wedding Shoot locations in Pune: What’s the cost?

(FAQs related to Pre-wedding shoot are at the bottom of the article)

Pre wedding shoot and Pre wedding video demand has doubled in the last 2 years and now in 2022, every couple just doesn’t want a pre wedding shoot but the demand is of a “unique pre wedding shoot”.  For all the couples who are looking for a unique location and pre wedding shoot with a difference, Pixelworks brings you an exclusive update on the pre wedding shoot locations in Pune (and around) along with the cost involved.

Look for a location which gives you options to shoot near a water body, amazing architecture or greenery. It is possible that either reaching this location may cost you something (Travel, Boarding and lodging for couple and photography team) or the location will charge you to shoot at their premises. We have compiled a list of places where you can get the best pre wedding location in Pune, with the advantages of that place along with the tentative cost.

Here is a quick list for the cost effective/free pre wedding locations available in Pune 

1. Satara

This mind blowing Location is an unpaid location as long as you are shooting under the sky with a wide view along with windmills. No less then Bollywod if you focus on the right dresses and perfect professional photographer who knows his job well. if you want to include other stuff like boating or temple in your shoot then expect an expense 2k to 3k (add on).

Pre wedding shoot at Satara

© Pixelworks Photography (Satara)

pre wedding at Satara

© Pixelworks Photography (Satara)

2. Lakes around Pune (No location fee) –Mulshi, Pavna, Panshet, Khadakwasla etc

© Pixelworks Photography – Kasarsai Lake

The Lake gives you an opportunity to capture beautiful sunset and the night-pre-wedding shoot. The cost involvement for the location is Rs zero, but travelling from Pune city may take you around 1.5 hours to reach any lake.

pre wedding shoot trends 2018 candle romance

© Pixelworks photography – Mulshi

3. Okayama Garden/Japanese Garden/Pu La Deshpande garden/Mughal garden

Okayama Japanese garden is a way to go if you are looking at spending very minimal for the location which is around Rs 1000/- for 2 hours. While the permission process is quite tedious and takes three days but the results are mind blowing. This by far is one of the best pre wedding shoot locations in Pune if you are on a budget. Know more about the Photography Expectations at Okayama Japanese garden

© Pixelworks Photography – Pu La Deshpande Garden

pre wedding shoot location okayama garden phase1

©Pixelworks Photography-Okayama Garden

Check out the Pula Deshpande Garden in this Video (great location for your pre wedding shoot in 2022)

4. Cafes’/Coffee shops –

Cafes are a nice place to shoot indoors. And there are plenty of cafe’s around the city which you can make use of. Most of the times you need to place order and they’ll let you shoot for free, of course as long as you don’t disturb others or their service.

Places like Gramama’s Cafe in Koregaon Park charge around 5k for a shoot in non rush hours.

Pre wedding shoot ideas cafe and Love

© Pixelworks Photography – Grandmama’s Cafe


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© Pixelworks Photography – Cafe Coffee Day

5. Pune Equestrians

This is a Horse riding school situated in Pune (Wagholi). You can plan a Pre wedding shoot here only by paying entry fee which is around some 300-400 per person.

© Pixelworks Photography – Pune Equestrian (Wagholi)

6. Hills/streets in and around Pune – There are many hills around Pune where you can click a few pictures with city scapes. Ask your photographer to take you to such a spot for a quick and low cost pre wedding shoot.

pre wedding shoot location pune city scape

@Pixelworks Photography

pre wedding shoot location pune hill

©Pixelworks Photography

7. Forest

Pre wedding in surrounding areas of Pune which appear as forest is definitely an idea worth having. When the weather is good and sky is clear, you are all set to have your Pre wedding shoot in forest free of location cost.

© Pixelworks Photography – Forest

8. Beaches

Pune’s nearby beaches sounds like a great idea. Beach location can give you around 80-100 good pre wedding pictures. It requires you to travel at least 4 to 5 hours one way. After that you book a resort or stay at any place and beach is all yours. Most of the resorts don’t charge for such shoots. Good resorts give you good options to shoot as well, specially at their cafe, swimming pool etc. Click this for -> Most amazing Pictures from Beach Pre wedding shoot.

Overseas Pre wedding shoot

© Pixelworks Photography – Phuket, Thailand

drone shoot beach

©Pixelworks Photography

Beach Pre wedding hug

© Pixelworks Photography

9. Sea/Beach Forts

Forts like Revdanda offer a different feel to the entire shoot, the stone walls offer great colors and texture.

pre wedding at sea fort

© Pixelworks Photography

10. Empress Garden

Empress Garden is the nice location for a Pre wedding shoot. The permission can be taken on the spot for Photography. The charges are around Rs 600 – Rs 700/-. You can have a look at the below video to get a feel of how the place. Tall and age old trees enhance the beauty of this place. Read our blog on Empress garden pune pre wedding photoshoot and you can go and checkout all the pics created from this lovely place.

pre wedding shoot location empress garden twirl

Pre wedding Video shot at Empress garden

List of best places for pre wedding shoot in Pune and their charges

1. Le meridian Mahabaleshwar

Le meridien Mahabaleshwar Resort and Spa is known for its great architecture and location. A pre wedding shoot done here will make you feel what being royal is all about. The location charges around Rs 30,000- 40,000/- for a day in the form of booking a suite. Check the Complete shoot at Le Meridien Mahabaleshwar by Pixelworks Photography.

pre wedding shoot locations in Pune le meridien mahablaeshwar

© Pixelwoks Photography – Le Meridien Mahabaleshwar


2. Della adventure

– Good for adventure lovers, the location offers both outdoor shoot and indoor shoot possibilities but the location will not let you shoot everywhere. Della Adventure Resort charges between Rs 60,000 to Rs 80,000 for one day shoot.

pre wedding shoot locations in Pune della lonavla

© Della adventure


3. Pre wedding Sets at Pune

Pune gives you beautiful variety when it comes to paid sets and studios. Each set has something different and unique to offer. When you are making a choice for the sets, you must match your likings with what the sets have to offer you and then come to a decision. the cost of each set for a half and full day is more or less same, which ranges from 7k to 10k.

A ) Snap City – Located near Talegaon
pre wedding at snapcity

© Pixelworks Photography (Snap City)

pre wedding at snap city

© Pixelworks Photography (Snap City)

pre wedding at snapcity

© Pixelworks Photography (Snap City)

B) PBA Film City – Located near Hinjewadi
Pre wedding boating

© Pixelworks Photography (PBA Filmcity)

Pre wedding at PBA wada

© Pixelworks Photography (PBA Filmcity)

pre wedding shoot at PBA

© Pixelworks Photography (PBA Filmcity)

4. Malhar Machi

is a resort situated in Taluka Mulshi, against the Sahyadri Mountains, making it to be the most amazing Pre wedding shoot location. The charges for pre wedding shoot for a day is flat Rs 35,000 plus taxes. Room booking at Malhar Machi starts with somewhere around Rs 10,000. So if you are looking for a pre wedding shoot with a difference, Malhar Machi is the choice for you.

pre wedding shoot locations in Pune malhar machi

© Pixelworks Photography – Malhar Machi


5. Aga Khan Palace

Aga Khan Palace is the most popular among Pre wedding shoot locations. The only thing about the location is that you need to finish the shoot by 5:30 pm. The permission is granted by ASI ( and costs Rs.50,000/- for a shoot. Check more pictures on How Aga Khan palace is utilized in a Pre wedding shoot.

pre wedding shppt location aga khan palace

Timeless picture @Aga Khan Palace © Pixelworks Photography

6. Lavasa

Private city with cosmopolitan architecture charges Rs 8,000 – 10,000 for a day’s pre wedding shoot, which is quite affordable. You are sure to receive comments like “is this India?” on your Facebook profile picture/Instagram/Whatsapp DP. Even though its a good 2 hours drive from Pune, we still consider Lavasa to be a part of  pre wedding shoot locations in Pune. You can directly connect with Lavasa tourism on their site and ask for pre wedding photoshoot in lavasa cost or lavasa pre wedding shoot charges. Click the following to know more details about Lavasa Photoshoot.

Punjabi Pre wedding shoot at Lavasa 

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Love-lit Night

7. J.W. Marriot, Pune

The most popular luxury hotel, J W Marriot, Pune , allows Pre wedding shoot in their premises. I am sure you all are curious to know what J W Marriot charges for a Pre wedding shoot, then it is no less than Rs 1.5 lacks for an eight hour of pre wedding shoot. Check out some More pictures shot at J. W. Marriot of the same couple.

pre wedding shoot Locations in pune J W Marriot

©Pixelworks Photography – J W Marriot

8. Sheraton Grand

Allows you pre wedding photoshoot at a cost of Rs 20,000 to 50,000/- . Check out the Complete Pre Wedding Shoot at Sheraton Grand

pre wedding shoot location Sheraton Grand indoor

©Pixelworks Photography – Sheraton Grand

pre wedding shoot location sheraton grand outdoor

©Pixelworks Photography – Sheraton Grand

9. Corinthians Resort Pune

 The Corinthians Resort, located in the Southern part of Pune with 25 acres of beautiful lush green manicured gardens. This resort is known for luxurious relaxation in the midst of Tropically-inspired designs, grand architecture with wide shaded corridors and flower lined patios. Corinthians Resort charge Rs 30,000 plus taxes for 10 hours of Pre wedding shoot. Check out Anisha and Vinay’s Pre wedding shoot to know how Corinthians Resort is an advantage to you when you book it for your pre wedding shoot.

pre wedding shoot at corinthians walk

Corinthians Resort © Pixelworks Photography

10. Fazlani Nature’s Nest

Situated near Kanhe Phata, is a great place to shoot with a variety of structures built around. See the below pics and the video to have a feel of the location. They charge 30,000/- for a 12 hour shoot.

pre wedding shoot location pune fazlani resort

pre wedding shoot location pune fazlani resort

11. Oxford Golf Resort

This resort charges 30k for a pre wedding shoot which is worth every penny.

© Pixelworks Photography – Oxford Golf Resort

12. Buntara Bhavana

If you are looking for having a traditional set up, Buntara Bhavana is the place.

© Pixelworks Photography – Buntara Bhavan

© Pixelworks Photography – Buntara Bhavan

13. Sets in the City Mumbai

Sets in the city is a place north of mumbai where amazing sets are made for such pre wedding or fashion/portfolio shoots. The starting package for renting the place is 12k and goes upto 30k for a full day of shoot. Check out our extensive pre wedding shoot at sets in the city.

Destinations other than Pune  

Mountains/Himalayas/Abroad – Yes, its far from Pune, and its not a “pre wedding shoot locations in Pune” but its worth considering. Ever thought of Ladakh giving you the exclusivity that you are looking for? Pre wedding shoot at Ladakh will give you snow covered gigantic mountains to icy blue lake. Cost involves to-fro charges of the couple and production team.

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Ladakh © Pixelworks Photography

pre wedding shoot location ladakh

© Pixelworks Photography – Ladakh

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Pre wedding shoot in Thailand

Hope this article gives you an idea on Pre wedding shoot locations in Pune. Having a unique pre wedding photoshoot depends on several factors and one of them is the budget including Travel, Location and Photographer’s fee. There are chances that you pay exorbitant for the location and still get pictures not covering the whole of location. Choosing the right photographer is also a key factor you need to keep in mind, We at Pixelworks understand your concerns and hence come up with knowledge worthy content  time to time.

The locations listed above also work as great places for photoshoot in pune, specially the gardens which serve as a good maternity photoshoot location in Pune. Some of the Open/free photoshoot places in pune listed above offer much more than the paid locations, so please choose wisely.

If you too want your pre wedding shoot unique and photographs full of life. This is the time to make an enquiry.Feel free to contact us for any pre wedding photoshoot in pune. You can also contact us for pre wedding shoot pune cost and we will give you a great package for both pre wedding video and photos.

*The cost of “Pre wedding shoot locations in Pune” is based on our research from Jan 2018 and is subject to change without prior notice.


Q1. Is Okayama Garden a Free location? Don’t they charge anything if we book time for photoshoot?

Ans- Okayama Garden aka Pula Deshpande Friendship garden charges Rs 500 for two hours.

Q2. Who takes the permission for Pula Deshpande Garden if we need pre wedding shoot there?

Ans- If you book your Pre wedding shoot with Pixelworks Photography, you need not worry about seeking the permission for photoshoot for Pula Deshpande Friendship Garden. We take care of that.

Q3.  Have you shot Pre wedding shoot at Beaches? 

Yes, we have shot Pre wedding shoot at beaches. Check out the following videos

Video 1

Video 2

Q4. Do we need to take care of Photographer’s travel if we take a Pre wedding shoot at Lavasa?

Ans- No, we don’t charge for travel when the shoot takes place at Lavasa.

Q5. I am looking for a unique Pre wedding shoot, can you help me with some nice ideas? 

A – For a Unique Pre wedding shoot you can plan for some uncommon things like Underwater Pre wedding shoot, Pre wedding shoot with horses, Miniature shoot and a shoot at Night. Check this for Ideas for Pre wedding shoot.

Q6. What songs should I plan for my Pre wedding video?

Ans – Check out recent songs for your Pre wedding shoot

Q7. I am confused on what i need to wear on my Pre wedding shoot. Can you help me with dresses for my Pre wedding shoot?

Ans-  Check out the Trending dresses for Pre wedding shoot In India.

Q8. Why do I need a pre wedding shoot? What are the tips that can help me on my Pre wedding shoot?

Ans – Here are some tips for your Pre  wedding shoot.

Q9. What Poses should I keep in mind for my Pre wedding shoot?

Ans- Here is a guide to help you with 99 poses for your Pre wedding shoot.

Q10. What is the worth of my Pre wedding shoot?

Ans- Here you go to check the worth of your Pre wedding shoot.


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