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    Goa New Year Party

    What better than the last month of the year to explore India? An amazing way to kickstart new years is by traveling to an amazing new place!So, here we present some of our favorite new year party getaways. These beautiful places to visit in December in India are surely going to make for a perfect holiday destination!

    While earlier we had given you only 10 places to choose from, we’ve now added to the list and made it even more smashing with a wider range of choices! After all, the more, the merrier! Isn’t that right?

    Friends, family, or your better half, whoever you’re planning to celebrate, this list of best places to celebrate new year in India will help you freeze on a destination in a snap!


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    1. Goa – India’s very own Las Vegas

    Cheap beer, exotic beach-side stay, live music and night long parties are things that attract youngsters to get rocking at the new year celebration in Goa.

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    New Year parties are different than the regular parties with fire crackers lighting up the coastline. The young crowd is seen going wild, dancing to the tunes of jazzy songs at the sandy beaches all night long. Goa, indeed is, one of the best new year destinations in India.

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    Look Forward to:
    Anjuna Beach for intimate parties, Kamaki bar for a Greek style party, Pool side party at Sinq in Candolim Beach, Grand Hyatt at Panjim, Tito’s Club at Cavelossim Beach

    2. Bangalore – The IT hub that works hard and parties harder

    The open spaces, lush green and large gardens, huge malls and party places, Bangalore is a magnet for celebrating New Year. A moderate climate is what keeps bringing people to this city. You can also dine in some of the finest restaurants in Bangalore.

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    One can clearly witness the zeal among the youth at this time of the year. With the most rocking crowd and live DJ’s, the youngsters seen tapping their feet without any inhibitions.

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    Look Forward to:
    New Year bash at Leela Kempinski, Dugout Rooftop Restaurant and Sports Bar, New Year party at F Bar & Kitchen, The Last Party at Sutra – The Lalit Ashok

    Must Read: New Year Party In Bangalore To Start 2018 With A Bang

    3. Mumbai – The city never sleeps as it parties all night

    The city that never sleeps, Mumbai is totally a place for party animals. No sleep and dance all night is the mantra of Mumbaikars. They love to celebrate New Year with enthusiasm and ardor.

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    Be it a house party or at a beach, you will enjoy every sip of your drink when you see the city lit up with lights and crackers. The hotels and lounges in the entire city also gear up for parties where one might also spot the star celebrities of the film industry.

    New Year at Mumbai Marine Drive

    Marine Drive is one of the best places to sit with friends and sip in your drinks at the eve of New Year.
    Look Forward to:
    New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Lotus Cafe – JW Marriott, New Year’s Eve Party at Stax – Hyatt Regency, Amnesia at LIV, Visa On Arrival at Canvas Lounge, Hot Freeze at The Westin, The VVIP Experience at Ghost

    Must Read: Your Guide To The Best New Year Parties In Mumbai

    4. Delhi – The father of all best places to celebrate new year in India

    Delhi is a hub of party freaks at New Year. From drinks, songs, lights and dance, there is so much to enjoy here. With some of the most elite and expensive parties, one can enjoy their New Year’s eve either at a private lounge or at exclusive night clubs.

    The celebrity owned clubs in the capital witness people dancing to tunes of the songs played by the best DJ’s in the country.

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    You must book your tickets well in advance for these head banging parties as places are mostly jam packed during this time. India Gate, the prime location in Delhi starts decking up during the last few days of the year to welcome the next year.
    Look Forward to: New Year’s Eve at 7 Degrees Brauhaus, Revelry at Golf Bar – ITC Maurya, New Year Bash at Underdoggs Sports Bar & Grill, 3 Day New Year Festival at Shiro – Hotel Samrat, New Year Bash at Pub Nirvaan, New Year’s Bash at Over The Top

    Must Read: Best New Year Parties In Delhi 2017


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    5. Kolkata – The culture capital welcomes the new year with open arms

    One of the most elite cities of India, Kolkata calls for the most happening crowds from all over. New Year is celebrated with utmost zeal, when people from all age groups are seen enjoying.

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    The nightclubs of the city get all raunchy at the New Years eve and you will not want to stop taping your feet the entire night. Shed all your inhibitions and celebrate like never before in Kolkata.
    Look Forward to:
    New year’s celebration at Orchid Garden, Party at The Sonnet, New Year celebration at Tantra, New Year party at Shimmers Lounge, New Years eve at The Underground

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    6. Pondicherry – Ring in the new year the French style

    The beach-side parties are the main attraction of Pondicherry at the New Year’s eve, making it one of the best new year destinations in India. Fire crackers and born-fire at the beach and celebrations on the streets continue the entire night.

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    An electrifying performance on the streets is something to look out for. Youngsters start preparing for this day from before so that they can live every bit of it. Make it to Pondicherry this time at New Years to make the most memorable time.

    Look Forward to:
    New Year party at Atithi, New Year Event at Anandha Inn, Xasty at Auroma Gardens Auroville, Seagulls Beach, Soiree

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    Suggested Read: 9 Amazing Places To Visit In India’s French Colony : Pondicherry

    7. Gulmarg – A snowy celebration

    Get in a festive mood at the serene city of Gulmarg. Those who want to welcome New Year in the lap of nature come to this city.

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    It is not one of those locations with loud music and crazy parties. This city is meant especially for people who like snow and silence. Love is in the air at this time and the place becomes one of the romantic destinations for the newlyweds. Go skiing with your friends and family and enjoy the snow here. This place is definitely a heaven for the nature lovers.
    Look Forward to:
    New Years Bash at Heevan Retreat, Enjoy Gondola Ride at Gulmarg, A drive at the Outer Circle Walk

    8. Mcleodganj – New year’s eve amidst the snow-clad Himalayas

    Situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh, the little town of Mcleodganj is as enthralling as ever during New Year’s eve. With the chill winds brushing through you, this place becomes all musical on this day.

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    People from all parts of India and abroad are seen out on the streets enjoying their drinks and having a gala time.

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    There are a lot of fashionable little cafes here where you can sit and listen to the foreign visitors play guitar.
    Look Forward to:
    New Year celebration at Shiva Cafe, New Year eve at Peace Cafe, New Year party at Coffee Talks

    9. Kerala – Welcome the new year in the backwaters

    Kerala is the perfect place to party at New Year’s eve amidst natural beauty and water bodies worth craving for. The beach parties are as exciting as ever. You can book a houseboat and enjoy personal time in the backwaters of Alleppey.

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    An ideal destination for New Year, Kerala is a real beauty for beach lovers.
    Look Forward to:
    New Year party at Holiday Inn, New Year celebration Crowne Plaza, Welcome New Year at Ramada Resort Cochin, New Years eve at Le Meridien, The Raviz New year party, New Year party at Windsor Castle

    Must Read: 20 amazing things every traveler must experience in Kerala

    10. Manali – Meant for everyone from families to friends

    Say goodbye to the year 2017 in the snowy city of Manali. A private celebration with your family, friends or beloved is the best idea. You can also enjoy the New Years eve at the hotels where special parties are organized for the party enthusiasts.

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    Plan a road trip to the nearby areas like the Solang Valley and Kufri. This will make you eve more exciting by spending time on the roads filled up with snow. Bring home beautiful pictures and nice memories of new year’s eve in the lap of Nature.
    Look Forward to:
    New Year eve celebration at Morpheus Valley Resort, New Year celebration in Solang Valley, Celebrate New Year eve at Rohtang Pass.

    11. Jaipur – The Pink City

    Amer fort, a colourful tourist place in Jaipur

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    Known across the world for its regal charm, Jaipur is without a doubt one of the best places in India to celebrate new year. When here, you can welcome the new year in so many ways. If you feel like diving into the local heritage, you can spend the new year’s eve at Choki Dhani, witnessing cultural performances and eating delicious Rajasthani cuisine.

    A view of the Rambagh Palace courtyard at night

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    There are various pubs in Jaipur that organize happening new year bashes. And if you want to feel like the maharajas, there is always so many royal resorts and hotels in Jaipur like the ITC Rajputana that offer the best of hospitality and world-class amenities.

    12. Kasol – Get high on life and nature

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    Kasol is a hipster’s paradise and is blooming as a tourist destination for the youngsters. The scenic beauty and hypnotic party scenes of this hill-station make it among the best places to visit during new year in India.

    If you are not the kind of person who likes maddening parties, then camping is something you’d love to do in the new year.

    13. Gokarna – The peaceful offbeat beach paradise near Goa

    Camping Under A Starry Blanket At Paradise Beach in Gokarna

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    Gokarna is often called the quieter version of Goa, and it indeed is. This is a perfect place to spend your new year’s eve in India, if you are a seeker of peace and utterly enchanting beaches.

    Yoga By The Beach in Gokarna

    Welcoming a new year 2018 with a peaceful session of Yoga and Meditation by the beach will enliven and enlighten you.

    14. Rann of Kutch – The white salt desert

    A full moon night at Rann of Kutch is a breathtaking serenity

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    Rann of Kutch during the new year period or the winter season organizes the much-awaited Rann Utsav. This makes it among the  best places to visit during new year in India.

    A cultural performance on a full moon night of Rann Utsav

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    The stunning white salt desert complements the colorful ethnicity of Gujarat, which is showcased beautifully in this event.

    15.Gangtok – The Northeastern star

    Do Drul Chorten Stupa in Gangtok

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    Gangtok is one of Northeast India’s major tourist destinations, and without doubt among the best places for new years in India. The city, covered in snow, looks stunning. You can spend the new year’s eve 2018 skiing or snowboarding. And when the night is about to kick in, head to any of the happening parties in local pubs and bars.

    Must Read: 20 Alluring Places To Visit In Gangtok

    Which is the unique party destination in India for new year’s eve?

    Partying in a snow-laden destination would be unique. Hence, Kashmir and Gangtok make for unique new year party destinations in India.

    What are the best ways to celebrate New Year’s in New Delhi?

    Going out to a local pub/bar, attending concert, or arranging a house party happen to be some of the best ways you can welcome new year 2018 in New Delhi.

    What are some best places in South India to celebrate new year?

    Since South India is bestowed with stunning coastline, spending the new year’s by the beach beside a bonfire would be a lovely way to welcome the new year. If not this, you can always go to the most happening discotheques and concerts.

    So, which of the listed best new year destinations in India are you visiting for having the blast?

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