Many of the prominent New Year events and carnivals in India have been called off due to the Covid-19 pandemic! So, it is unambiguous that New Year's Eve in India will be a little offbeat this year. However, below, you will find our edit of the top New Year's Eve holiday destinations in India, as well as highlights of the parties, shows and local exhibitions that normally take place at this time of year. Have a look!Note: As some of the following places and events will inevitably draw large crowds, please make sure that you remain safe by wearing your mask and maintaining proper social distancing practices. Also, make sure you check local restraints and guidelines ere travelling.
Puducherry is also one of the happening places when it comes to partying. Just like in Goa, parties in Puducherry continue till the wee hours on New Year's Eve. If you are looking to ring in the eve in peace and solace then this is the best place as you can spend your day at meditation centres and well-known ashrams.
If you want to celebrate New Year's Eve royally, then Rajasthan is the best place to ring in 2021. Beaming with marvellous resorts, palaces and hotels this spot has spectacular locations. Also, Udaipur hosts some of the best New Year's Eve celebrations, at some of the prominent locations, where you will get to witness beautiful fireworks as soon as the clock strikes twelve.
One of the most- popular hangout for holiday goers, this place is famous for its pleasant weather and scenic surroundings. The tea gardens, spice plantations add a great chunk to its beauty. So, if this place is on your list then don't forget to taste the authentic Kodava cuisine.
Gangtok, may not be known for its parties, but its scenic beauty will bowl you over. Dotted with lush green surroundings, Gangtok is just the spot you need for a perfect relaxing getaway this New Year's Eve.
Goa is one of the most-favoured holiday destinations in India to celebrate New Year's Eve. It is a party hopper's dream and is dotted with huts, shacks, bars, hotels and restaurants. Almost every location hosts parties that continue till the wee hours.
It is known as the "Land of lakes". The Himalayan beauty and the mystic nature of Nainital allure the tourists from far lands. Nainital is widely famous for its spellbinding view and also encircled by the great Himalayan peaks. You will feel amazed when you treasure rare species of wildlife like snow leopard and Himalayan black bear. So this New Years sitback and enjoy the sprawling valleys of Nainital and its mesmerizing beauty.
When it comes to the New Year celebrations, Kolkata delivers amazing night events. Thus you can enjoy different party styles this New Year in the city. The clubs in the cities encourage guests to blend and shake a leg to celebrate the New Year's.
Manali is one of the best holiday destinations to celebrate New Year's eve and welcome 2021. Moreover, in December, the snowfall adds beauty to this pretty destination. You can enjoy the New Year by indulging in some thrilling adventure activities like Paragliding, River Rafting, Skiing and a lot more. The evenings in Manali can be quite charming and you can go for a stroll around the shops and enjoy a cup of coffee in a café.
If the beach is not your thing, then the Pink Dusty of Jaipur can offer a unique way of celebrating this New Year. Like Udaipur, you can enjoy the trip to live in a beautiful place like Jaipur. Its marvellous architecture and culture will make you fall in love with Rajasthan as a whole. Furthermore, Jaipur is bound to make you feel Royal.
How about spending this New Year in Mcleodganj? You can choose this exotic place and enjoy the year in a different way altogether. Mcleodganj is refreshingly pleasing and chill. And during the New Year's Eve, the town lights up and shines like a beacon. You may find people flocking to the streets to enjoy the last day of the year.