So, you ask which is the best place to be in North India, when the clocks strike the midnight of December 31, 2020? Are you bitten by the travel bug? Then pack your bags and get ready to rejoice this New Year by travelling to some of the hottest New Year destinations of North India.
Below are the 10 best places to visit on New Year's eve in North India.
Famed for its desert surroundings and camel rides, Pushkar is definitely one offbeat destination to consider. From shopping spots to forts and camel safaris, Pushkar is a destination in Rajasthan which offers plenty of fun-filled experiences. Pushkar also gives you the opportunity to experience the royal lifestyle, as well as countryside vibes, along with some great parties to celebrate New Year's Eve.
If you want to celebrate New Year's Eve in a royal way, this picturesque city in Rajasthan should be your pick. Beaming with marvellous palaces, resorts, and hotels, this spot has some of the spectacular locations to surprise you. Also, the city hosts some of the best New Year's Eve celebrations at prominent locations, where you get to witness beautiful fireworks as soon as the clock strikes twelve.
It might not offer you the most happening parties, but its scenic beauty will definitely bowl you over. Dotted with lush green surroundings, Gangtok is just the spot you need for a perfect relaxing getaway and to celebrate New Year in style.
New Year's Eve parties here are all about good music and fabulous fireworks. If you want to skip the hotel celebrations, head to places such as the Nahargarh Fort and Lohagarh Fort Resort.
Often referred to as the Scotland of India, Shillong is a nature's paradise. This place makes for a peaceful getaway and is surrounded by cascading waterfalls, beautiful lakes, and majestic mountains. To celebrate New Year's Eve in style, you can visit the rooftop restaurants for splendid views and delicious food, or watch New Year fireworks.
Kasol will get you high on its picturesque beauty, and there is always this colourful, happy vibe of some sort in its air. Interestingly, this vibe translates into many New Year's Eve parties. You can choose to experience ringing in 2021 in Kasol either by attending hippie parties or under the starlit sky, enjoying a peaceful bonfire by your camp.
This place is for those seeking to embrace spirituality and start the new year on a fresh note. Being one of the holy cities of the country, Varanasi is a great spot to feel spirituality without denting your wallet. You can also go on a boat ride across Ganga, which is included in offers of almost all the guest houses in Varanasi.
If you always dreamt of a vaction at the snow land then Auli is a must-visit for this New Year. Besides the awe-inspiring scenic beauty of the snowcapped mountains, the place is known for its multiple skiing slopes.
This new year enjoy the chilled vacation by vsiting Shimla. You can enjoy the ridges and crowd to celebrate the new year. Visit the churches, walk hand in hand with your beloved over the snow carpet of Shimla or sip some piping hot coffee, enjoying the sight of snow drizzles sitting near the fire. This place is ideal for skiing as well.
You can find numerous foreign visitors in Mcleodganj for a unique celebration. The best way to spend New Year's in Mcleodganj is by choosing to spend the celebration time in any little cafes with live music, cultural programs, booze and other celebrations. If you are looking for silent time, you can camp at secluded places or hire cabins along the valley for a night.