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Top New Year Destinations in India 2016

By Akshatha Vinayak

The Western culture has become rooted and now New Year is celebrated like any other religious festival in India. In recent times, some have become the top New Year destinations in India. People love to party and welcome the New Year.

These destinations not only attract people during New Year's Eve but also year-round. Places like Goa, Mumbai and Pondicherry are some of the most preferred New Year holiday destinations in India.

New Year parties in Goa are said to be amazing and most people love to go there at least once. Travel to any of these attractions if you want to mind blowing New Year's Eve in India!



Mumbai caters to all sorts of people and their pursuits; be it tourism, profession, nightlife, etc. the city is vibrant and diverse.

One can enjoy a lot more during New Year's Eve in Mumbai, as there are many clubs, pubs, restaurants, etc. which hosts the parties.

The city is one of the best party destinations in India and New Year 2016 is not going to be less wonderful.

To mention a few places Pali Beach Resort, The Irish House, Hard Rock Cafe, etc. will host some awesome parties with nice music and food.

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The coastal line and French colonial touch are some of the main attractions in Puducherry.

It is also one of the places which gets many foreign tourists in India. Pondicherry with a blend of regional and colonial influences is one of the top New Year destinations in India.

Several resorts and cafes host New Year parties which are worth exploring. Aroma Garden and Rock the Boat event by Hotel Yagna Residency are some of places where you can enjoy the mind-blowing New Year Eve's 2016 in Pondicherry.

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Goa is the top partying destination in India and also one of the best places to celebrate Christmas.

It is a place where people can enjoy parties without much restrictions; nightlife is pretty good and Goa is entirely a different world.

So, it is definitely a top New Year destination in India. In beaches like Calagunte Beach, Palolem Beach, Baga Beach and so on people organise parties for New Year. Get set for a bashing New Year in Goa!

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Jaisalmer is a known for its sand dunes and Jaisalmer Fort. A camel ride and a folk music show in Jaisalmer is one of the unique ways to celebrate New Year 2016.

You can try some authentic cuisines and also go visit the tourist places in Jaisalmer. Get a feel of rural as well as desert life in this New Year destination.

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It is the snow season in Manali, so enjoy the snow as well as New Year 2016 here.

Winter in Manali gives an opportunity for many adventure sports like skiing, skating, etc. It is also one of the best Christmas holiday destination in India.

Enjoy Christmas and New Year's Eve in the snowfilled hill station of Manali in India.

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Alleppey is known for its backwaters and a coastal line. Here you can celebrate New Year in a unique way, that is partying in a house boat.

Enjoy the upcoming year in the middle of vast backwaters away from the crowd. It is one of the best ideas if you prefer a quiet celebration.

Alleppey offers a lot for tourism and also eco-tourism; feel closer to nature and welcome the New Year 2016 in Kerala.

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Havelock Islands

Havelock Islands

Havelock Island is one of the popular islands in Andaman Islands.

It is known for the elephant safari on the shores of Elephant beach. Havelock Islands is one of the best New Year holiday destinations in India.

Celebrate New Year away from the city, surrounded by blue waters of the sea. Silver Sand Beach Resort, Sea Shell Resort and many other resorts organise New Year parties. Feel the nature of island ecosystem and party!

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McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj will be covered in snow during December. It is an offbeat travel destination located in Himachal Pradesh.

A trip to this beautiful hill station will make your year a memorable one. Visit the monasteries, play in snow and enjoy your New Year in McLeod Ganj.

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