10 Best Places in India to Celebrate This New Year

New Year is around the corner. It is a perfect time to get away from the regular jobs and have some fun and enjoyment with the friends and family. People have already started making plans and also thinking over the New Year resolutions which will be long forgotten after the New Year’s party. But anyway what is better than exploring India in the Christmas and New Year vacations? You can have the fun of your life in any of these exotic destinations before kick starting the year 2018.

India has a number of beautiful destinations which you can select from for celebrating your New Year Party. Some of the getaways are mentioned below which are a hugely popular choice for celebrating New Year’s Eve.

These are the best ones to welcome 2018 in style. 

10. Dharamshala – Mcleodganj


Make the most of New Year’s eve in this little town of Himachal which is situated in the middle of the snow-clad mountains. You would surely fall in love with the scenic beauty and the peaceful monasteries of McLeodganj. The chilly winds and the New Year’s party atmosphere makes this place simply ravishing. People from all over the world come and make the most of their vacation in this place. If you love to enjoy the serenity, then you may want to check out the St. John’s Church. The atmosphere at the Bhagsu Falls will actually make you forget everything. This mystical and pleasing hill station can prove to be a sheer delight if you want to make the most of your New Year’s eve.

9. Pondicherry 


If you want to enter the New Year in the French Style, Pondicherry is just the place. Beach-side parties, bon-fires and fire-crackers are the main attraction of this place and they continue the entire night. This is one of the best destinations if you want to have the party on the beach as you enter the New Year. There are a number of events lined up in beautiful locations but it is the streets where you should not miss the performances. People plan for Pondicherry weeks in advance so that they can enjoy every moment of it. Pondicherry will surely give you the most memorable time of your life.

8. Gulmarg


If you are the one who loves a snowy chilled celebration, then rush to Gulmarg. It is serene and calm. The parties here are not loud and crazy so you will enjoy the festivities in the lap of Nature, with silence and snow. It is a perfect getaway if you are planning a trip with your lover as it is also a very romantic destination. The newlyweds throng this place on their honeymoon. You can enjoy the adventure sports such as skiing. This place is no less than heaven for nature lovers.

7. Udaipur

 Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

It is the most beautiful city of Rajasthan. Known as the City of Lakes, the celebration in Udaipur will surely be memorable. The landscape appear charming as the color of the lakes mingle with the rays of the sun. Around evening, the weather becomes pleasant and as the night draws near, it becomes more and more romantic. There are plenty of pubs to go and have fun. This city ensures that you have the most fun and that too in budget.

6. Kolkata


The culture capital of India Kolkata is one of the exclusive cities of India. It welcomes the New Year with enthusiasm and zeal. The crowds are very happening and it is exciting to see people enjoying irrespective of their age and gender. The nightclubs put on a notorious mask and you will never want to stop dancing. If you are planning to celebrate in Kolkata you need to get over your inhibitions. Kolkata celebrates as if it is the last celebration and they make the most of it.

5. Kerala

Kumarakom, Kerala

The backwater of the Kerala are just another perfect spot to enjoy the New Year’s eve. Amidst the water bodies and the natural beauty of Kerala, the beach parties on the houseboat can never make you feel tired. These parties are worth drooling for. You can also enjoy the personal time with your beloved in a houseboat in Alleppey. This place is really beautiful and worth going for New Year Party.

4. Bengaluru


Be it New Year or not, the people of Bengaluru have a constant motto in life and that is “work hard and party harder”. If you want to see the intellectuals partying, then this is just the place.  The climate is moderate and the gardens are lush green and huge. The DJs are playing blaring music and the people are dancing. The IT capital of India surely knows how to have the most fun during the New Year’s.

3. Delhi


Delhi is the party hub of India. A city that is always ready to party all night and one of the best places for celebrating New Year’s Eve in India. Assorted drinks, full on dance, blazing shiny lights, and the party songs make you forget all the worries. You can also make the most of the New Year’s Eve in expensive and elite night clubs. The DJs play the best music. You only need to book your tickets much in advance or else you would find every place jam packed.

2. Mumbai 


Mumbai is a city of dreams and it never sleeps because it parties all night. It surely is one of the best places in India to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Party lovers, drinks, crackers and lights lit up this city. People dance all night with a lot of enthusiasm. The hotels are booked well in advance and if you are lucky, you might spot a celebrity. Nightclubs have the most vivacious parties and in some you might even get unlimited drinks and snacks.

1. Goa 


Goa is by far one of the most favored places to celebrate the New Year. The festivities begin almost in the mid of December with Christmas. It is a paradise for people who love to party. The exotic beach-side night long parties, with live music, accompanied by chilled beer and dance, is what attracts the people to get going for celebrating New Year in Goa. The parties are very different as the coastline is lit up with the fire crackers.


Say goodbye to 2017 in any of the places mentioned above. You can surely have a private party with your friend and family or you can enjoy the parties at the clubs which hosts special New Year parties. Make your evening more and more fun and bring home some good memories of the New Year’s trip.