Christmas and New Year’s Eve are around the corner, and so are winter holidays. This is the best time to plan a vacation that you have been thinking of taking from quite some time. It is time to revel in the celebrations and welcome the year with gaiety. Here are a few places around India to celebrate your new year with glee and merriment:
Famous for coffee and spice plantations, Coorg is a famous for its equable climate all through the year. A popular getaway for Bangaloreans, its lush greenery and fresh air will make you drop your jaw in amazement. A fantastic place for trekking and birdwatching, it is undoubtedly the best place to celebrate the new year in India. Coorg is a place where rejuvenation is guaranteed.
The Last Resort is surrounded with the spice plantations which is why you should make it your first choice when staying at a place like Coorg. The rooms are orderly and well maintained. And the best part is the calm and serenity in the vicinity.
The ‘Queen of Hills’ is everyone’s favourite destination around new year’s. And why not? The charm of this old colonial town is at its peak in winters. The imposing mountains covered with white, pristine snow is a visual treat to your senses and makes it the best place to celebrate the new year.
Bask in the sunshine at Lord Gardens Glory which is nestled among the lofty mountains. You can have a 360-degree view of nature that Shimla imposes. Away from all the hustle-bustle, this is the best place for couples to get away.
Spend your new year’s in the golden city of Rajasthan amidst the sand dunes of Thar desert. No place better evokes the rustic charm and mystery of the desert. Jaisalmer is best known for its golden-honey palace, the magnificent Havelis concealed in the old narrow street, and the shops swathed in bright embroideries.
If you want to enjoy a laid-back, hassle-free new year’s, book your room at Hotel Paradise inside the fort and dwell inside the weathered walls of 400 years old royal enclosure. The place offers a unique experience of vintage ambience.
The sea of tranquillity that this French colony is, Puducherry makes a perfect destination for a relaxing and laid-back New Year. Delight in French food, cobbled streets, and its lively beaches. This bohemian town with a pinch of serenity is a perfect place to start your new year.
Enjoy your stay at Beach Bubbles which provides you with a feel of the beach and its liveliness right from the hotel. From lounge to sauna and from gym to spa, this hotel is well-equipped with amenities. Affording a view of city lights, the hotel offers comfort and hospitality at the best rice.
With mountains beckoning from all sides, this hippie town in the hills is a favourite place for people to crash. Be it backpackers or honeymooners, Manali is a year-round magnet and hence, the best new year party destination. Be it trekking, rafting, paragliding, or skiing, one can have endless adventures in the green valleys of Beas River.
Make yourself comfortable in the heavenly abode of Wood Valley Cottage. The place offers the astounding views of gigantic mountains. The rooms have wooden furnishings giving you the feel of a mountain home. Enjoy the graffiti in the streets of old Manali.
Spend your new year’s eve in the bustling streets of the ‘Snooty Ooty’ or in the quieter, greener areas which look almost like English country lanes. One of the most ambient places to stay, Ooty is a medley of the Indian bustle and the British era charm.
Located right in the middle of verdant greenery, Pebrock Heritage Inn offers amazing views of the Nilgiris. If you are looking for a place away from the rush, this budget hotel provides calm and cosy stay to its guests.
Known as the Venice of India, begin your new celebration in this magical marble mosaic and an elite destination to spend your New Year. With Aravalli stretching away in every direction and the numerous mesmerising lakes, Udaipur is the ‘most romantic spot’ on the whole continent.
Take a step back from the hustle and have a relaxing stay at Little garden Guest House. The classic vintage rooms ensure a cosy stay at affordable prices. It is known one of the best places in Udaipur to stay.
Get, Set, Celebrate! Welcome the year 2017 with a wanderlust. After all, a new year should begin at a new place!