Planning a trip abroad for New Year’s? Visit these 7 places in under 50k

Travelling during the New Year is always a good idea. Celebrations happen around the globe and everything is happier and prettier than usual.  Naturally, everyone wants to travel at this time which makes it an expensive affair. But what if we told you, you could travel during this time in under 50 K.

Don’t believe us? We bring you 7 pocket-friendly places to visit during the new year.

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Kathmandu, Nepal


Kathmandu is the ideal choice for a year-end trip. The distance is less with zero visa charges for Indians. 

Kathmandu during the New Year: 

Thamel area in Kathmandu is completely lit during the New Year and has extravagant celebrations. Marvel at the beauty of Boudhanath Stupa that is beautifully lighted on NYE or hike on the Tamang Heritage Trail and enjoy the stunning Himalayan views. 

How to reach: 

Kathmandu can be reached by train from Kolkata and Bodh Gaya. Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport is well connected with flights from most major Indian cities. 



Singapore is simply gorgeous during the New Year! There are Christmas markets, decorations, fireworks, and giant sales. 

Places to celebrate New Year: 

The Marina Bay countdown is Singapore’s biggest New Year celebration. If you are looking for parties, there is the Aloha dance party and plenty of beach clubs. The massive light installations at Sentosa Islands is another delightful attraction. 

How to reach: 

Singapore’s Changi Airport is the main point of entry and well connected with major Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and more. 



Bangkok is an all-time favourite, and undoubtedly, one of the most happening cities to celebrate the New Year! 

Things to do on New Years: 

A street countdown party at the Central World Mall is unlimited fun. Beer garden, snack stalls, jolly crowds and of course fireworks make this place perfect for celebrating NYE. Bangkok rooftop parties are extraordinary at this time. 

How to reach:

Multiple direct flights are available to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok from several Indian cities. 

Male, Maldives


There is so much to explore in the Maldives. From beaches, crystal clear sea and the best spa therapies to a host of watersports and delicious seafood, this place is a paradise. It is the quintessential choice for New Year’s for tourists from all over the world. 

Things to do on New Year’s in Male: 

Male has the most popular New Year parties in the world. The overwater hotel/bungalow parties are the place to be. It’s a good idea to buy these packages in advance because they tend to sell out very fast. 

How to reach:
Male Airport is the main point of entry for international flights in the Maldives. Delhi, Mumbai, Kochi, etc are the main cities to board an India to Male flight. 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


The gorgeous skyline. The multilevel shopping malls. The mosques and temples. Kuala Lumpur has it all! 

New Year specials in Kuala Lumpur:

In the heart of the city, near the twin towers, the NYE celebration at KLCC is simply extraordinary. There are concerts and live performances from both local and international artists.  Another attraction are the buzzing streets of Jalan Bukit Bintang that turn into one grand party on NYE. 

How to reach:

Kuala Lumpur International Airport has frequent flights from four major international airports in India namely Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru.


Dubai final

The beauty of the land, interesting tourist attractions and numerous shopping options, Dubai is at its best during New Year’s. 

New Year’s Eve in Dubai: 

Gaze at the magnificent fireworks at Burj Khalifa or Atlantis. Welcome the New Year on Dhow cruise with special New Year meals spectacular views of the water. For best new year club parties, head to Bahari Bar and Barasati. 

How to reach:

Reaching Dubai from India is fairly easy as there are frequent flights from all major Indian cities such as Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai and more. 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi

A busy yet culturally rich city, a visit to Ho Chi Minh City for the New Year’s will surely make you happy. 

Celebrating New Year’s At Ho Chi Minh City: 
The midnight fireworks happen near the Bitexco tower, the tallest building in the city. Devour local snacks and be entertained by the street performers at Nguyen Hue Walking Street. Lastly, the best new year parties in Ho Chi Minh City happen at rooftop bars.

How to reach:
Tan Son Nhat Airport is both an international as well as the domestic airport for Ho Chi Minh City. There are both direct and non-direct flights from various Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Kolkata, etc.

Travel is the best way to welcome the New Year 2020, and experiencing it in a different country has a charm of its own. Head to one of these places and you won’t regret it. 

Bon, voyage!