Best Destinations in India to Celebrate the New Year
Parties are fun... but you’ve done them every year! Ditch the party hall and head outdoors- The world is yours to be explored! Check out some of the best destinations to celebrate the New Year.
This coastal Karnataka town has shed its image as a quaint temple town and has transformed into a vacation destination; thanks to its huge coastline and a number of beaches that have scenic rocky climbs. The beach trek trail shows some of the scenic beaches and mesmerizing coastal stretches. Only second to Goa the crowds are less and the beaches cleaner. Go Trekking, Camping, Dolphin Sighting and also catch the Lantern Festival this New Year’s Eve.
Events in Gokarna
Manali is a quaint beautiful place tucked away in the middle of stunning mountain ranges. At an elevation between 5,900 feet and 6,600 feet Manali is one of the scenic places along the Himalayan Valleys. New Year’s here would be the perfect time to enjoy some camping under the stars along with live music, great food and a warm bon-fire! Get ready to simply pack and escape the city crowd this New Year’s Eve.
Events in Manali
Munnar rises as three mountain streams merge - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. 1,600 m above sea level, this hill station was once the summer resort of the British. Sprawling tea plantations, picturesque towns, winding lanes and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Trek the highest peak in South India, Anamudi, which towers over 2,695 m. Enjoy Trekking, Mountaineering, Swimming, jungle safris and even interacting with the tribals.
Events in Munnar
Kasol is known for the stunner music festival and social gatherings of art lovers across the country! A perfect spot for backpackers, solo travellers and nature addicts. Situated at a height of 1640 meters, on the banks of the Parvati River, Kasol shows pristine mountain landscapes and is a perfect getaway from Delhi for this New Year’s Eve, to camp and party at one of the fun music fests.
Events in Kasol
Experience Jaisalmer illuminated with shades of gold welcoming this New Years Eve. Let the desert breeze charm you into some peaceful time of unwinding and celebration along with a glimpse of authentic traditional beauty. Camp at Jaisalmer this New Year's Eve to have a time of your life. It's time to ditch the parties and have a wholesome life experience away from the city!
Events in Jaisalmer
The hill station of Lonavala in Maharashtra is a favourite getaway for folks in Pune and Mumba. While there, visit the Karla, Bhaja and Bhedsa caves to take a peek into the past of the ancient India. Lonavala has some of the untapped camping spots that let adventure lovers explore. Camping events in Lonavala also feature some of the best live shows, and meeting like minded people. What more do you need this New Year’s?
Events in Lonavala
Surrounded by water on three of its four sides Alibaug is known as the Goa of Maharashtra. With sandy beaches lined with coconut trees, rejuvenating air and located at just 100 km away from Mumbai, Alibaug is a popular weekend getaway for Mumbai and Pune folks. The historical Kolaba Fort and Janjira forts, black sanded Alibaug beach, untouched aquatic life and lush green gardens this town is a very popular destination to relax and refresh.
Events in Alibaug
Coorg is one of the most popular hill stations in the south. Popularly known as the Switzerland of India, the lovely hillscape in Coorg is such a bliss to escape, unwind and relax. Also known as Kodagu, this place is known for its impeccably well maintained rich coffee estates and stunning hilltop views and adventure sports that attract tourists from all over the world. The small towns along the hills add charm to the lovely Kodagu. Catering both to a relaxed holiday and adventure junkies who look for trekking/river rafting, Coorg would be a great place to begin the New Year.
No time to go to Goa but you long for the sun, sands and serenity this New Year’s? Pondicherry has got the answers for it all. Known as the French Riviera of the East, it has retained it charm from an area bygone. About 155 kms from Chennai it offers a unique experience with its mix of modern heritage and spiritual culture. Start with finding peace at Sri Aurobindo Ashram or little further at Auroville; people watch, catch the sunrise/sunset at the seaside promenade, explore the city on bicycle or heritage tours, sunbathe or go scuba diving, and ring in the New Year with great food, beer and dancing.