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Hoodies. Guitar. Rum. Music. Friends. Cuddle. Dance. Fun – Bonfire! It’s the time of the year when the temperature drops down and those extra woods and papers are valued the most. Be it the freezing nights of the Himalayas or chilly winds of the Thar to not-so-cold south, nights are the best celebrated with a bottle of rum, some friends and bonfire! What if we told you about more than a 20 best bonfire places in India?

23 Best Bonfire Places In India

This year is full of long weekends. So if you’ve been dreaming of a bonfire night, it’s about time that you invite your buddies ‘cause we have compiled a list of places apt for a fiery fun filled night!

1. Rishikesh

Enjoy bonfire nights at riverside, Rishikesh

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This newly developed adventure spot offers a variety of beach camping to forest camping ideas. And we all know adventure camps are incomplete without bonfire nights!

Best Places for Bonfire:

  • Ganga Valley Adventure
  • Camp Wildex
  • Paint Ball Adventure

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2. Kullu & Manali

Bonfire camping at snow clad hills of Kullu and Manali

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A popular location for camping by the river, surrounded by the snow clad hills, Kullu is a picturesque location for a bonfire night with friends.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Wild Adda
  • Camp Jungle Brooks
  • Banjara Camps

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3. McLeodganj & Kasauli

Mountain bonfire adventures in Mcleodganj and Kasauli

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For an adventurous bonfire night, drive upto the nearest hills in your vicinity, tag your friends along and stay overnight around the fire. Both Kasauli & Mcleodganj are few hours away from Delhi, and these snow clad hills have a picturesque aura in winters.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Pink House
  • Travel Max
  • Hotel Pine Wood Cottages
  • Hotel Mountain Trail

4. NCR Weekend Getaway

Amazing campfire night by the lake for weekend getaway

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The weekend getaway offers a chance to plunge in outdoor activities and an amazing campfire night by the lake.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Water Bank Island Resort
  • Saras Island Resort
  • Camp Wild Dhauj – At Aravalli Valley

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5. Jaipur

Enjoy the bonfire adventures near Amer fort, Jaipur

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Set up a camp in jungle or the rural areas surrounding the Amber fort and enjoy the bonfire adventures with folk dances, safaris and your best pals.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Jhajhar Khas – Luxury Tented Safari Camp
  • Camps near Amber Fort

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6. Jim Corbett National Park

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What can be better than a jungle resort & a bonfire night in open to add a thrill to your stay?! Hit the road and visit Jim Corbett for an enthralling experience.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Tiger Camp Resort
  • Corbett Adventure Resort
  • The Den Corbett

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7. Neemrana Fort, Alwar

Bonfire at Neemrana Fort for an absolutely luxurious getaway, Alwar

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Looking for an absolutely luxurious getaway to pamper you while you campfire with your best buddies? There’s nothing better than Neemrana.

PS: Take your beloved along for a romantic bonfire night.

8. Mukteshwar & Nainital

Mukteshwar and Nainital - a charming location for bonfire night

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A charming location set amidst the high hills & its scenic views define a perfect weekend getaway for a bonfire night with friends.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Camp Purple
  • Krishna Orchard Resort
  • Nainital Adventure Camp

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9. Mussoorie

Bonfire within the jungles of Mussoorie

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When we talk about leisure weekend getaways, how can Mussoorie be left behind? Ideal for bonfire by the Kempty falls or within the jungles, Mussoorie is a picture-perfect destination.

Hideouts in Mussoorie:

  • Lake Mist Mussoorie
  • Wanderlust Dhanaulti

10. Mandarmoni

Beach bonfire night with friends in Mandarmoni, West bangal

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Mandarmoni is one of the fastest developing seaside resort village in West Bengal. About three hours drive from Kolkata, Mandarmoni is a pleasing sea side location for a bonfire night with friends.

Hideouts in Mandarmoni:

  • Hotel Kings Crown
  • Candle Wood Park
  • Ajoy Minar Hotel

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11. Orchha

Bonfire in Orchha for fascinating experience

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For all the heritage lovers, a bonfire night in the princely state of Madhya Pradesh would be a fascinating experience. This weekend go for a bonfire amidst the palaces and havelis of Orchha.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Bundelkhand Riverside
  • Alipura Palace

12. Tiger Point, Lonavala

Tiger Point Lonavala - a popular bonfire destination

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Lonavala has been a special attraction hill station to the Mumbai, Pune crowd seeking a convenient weekend destination. The Tiger point offers an extensive view of the valley & is a popular bonfire destination amongst friends.

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13. Xthrill Adventure Camp – Lavasa

Xthrill Adventure Camp for a bonfire night, Lavasa

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Lavasa has been a popular weekend getaway with some unexplored areas which are perfect for a bonfire night. There’s an adventure camp on the top of the hill offering a perfect stay with outdoor activities. A muddy path by the camp leads to a stand-alone picture perfect location by the river banks.

14. Kihim Beach, Alibaug

Bonfire at Kihim beach for weekend getaway, Alibaug

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In the Konkan region lies Alibaug, an idyllic weekend getaway for a bonfire night with friends on the western coast of India. With an array of beaches, we recommend the serene Kihim beach and its soothing sea breeze.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Kamal Homes
  • Arte Cottages
  • Sanidhya Kihim

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15. Candolim Beach, Goa

Beach party and bonfire at Candolim Beach in South Goa

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This fun filled state with the spirit of freedom is a perfect getaway. But if you wish to go on a private beach party with music, dance, liquor & pyre, Candolim Beach in South Goa is an ideal place for your group.

16. Beelur Golf Club, Honnemardu

Enjoy a bonfire-night at Beelur Golf Club, Honnemardu

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If you want to enjoy a bonfire-night at one of the oldest golf clubs in Karnataka, this place is your answer. And don’t forget to visit Jog Falls on your way back!

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17. Kudremukh & Kemmangundi, Karnataka

Adventurous campfire night in Kudremukh & Kemmangundi, Manipal

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Goa is not the only resort for the students of Manipal or the people of Udupi & Mangalore. With these little hill stations give a perfect break to your desire for an exciting weekend with an adventurous outing and a campfire night.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Silent Valley Resort
  • Seethanadi Camp
  • Bhagwati Nature Camp
  • Rangers Camp

18. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

Night view of Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

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Waterfall, bonfire, friends and peace. Get the picture? That’s exactly what happens when you visit the dam for a fun filled evening.

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19. Henry Islands, West Bengal

Henry Islands is perfect place for a bonfire tours, West Bengal

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Located on the western edge, this isolated land by the Bay of Bengal is covered with dense mangrove forests. There’s no one to pry while you chill on the beach.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Hotel Dolphin

20. Pushkar

Open sky campfire night in the little colourful place, Pushkar

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Set amidst the sand, this little colourful place with an authentic rural experience compliments the idea of a sandy open sky campfire night.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Foothills Camps
  • Pushkar Royal Safari Camp
  • Royal Rajasthan Camp

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21. Ananthagiri Hills

Ananthagiri hills - a peaceful destination for a bonfire night

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Three hours from the IT hub of Hyderabad, Ananthagiri hills is a peaceful destination for a bonfire night for the city dwelling travellers.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • ATPD Hotel

22. Honnikeri Reserve Forest

Honnikeri Reserve Forest - a perfect bonfire destination

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A perfect weekend getaway from Hyderabad, set up by the Vilasput Lake, the Honnikeri Reserve Forest invites you for an adventurous jungle stay.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Blackbuck Resort

23. Kanha National Park

Bonfire with the wild at Kanha National Park

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Experience the thrill of a bonfire night with the wild.

Hideouts for Bonfire:

  • Kanha Earth Lodge
  • Tigerwoods Kanha Resort
  • Kanha Jungle Lodge

Away from the city – Though you can plan a bonfire night right below your building but find an idyllic location within your reach, away from the city buzz, with some friends & music; and add a touch of magic to the dark nights.

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We are sure that you would be super excited to spend some beautifully romantic and cozy nights at some of these best bonfire places in India. So where are you headed this weekend?

Away from the city to have Bonfire

Frequently Asked Questions About Bonfire Places In India

Which city has the best nightlife in India?

There are various cities in India that are famous for their nightlife, including Mumbai, Delhi, Goa, Pune, Chandigarh, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Jaipur to name a few.

Is Camping legal in India?

Yes, camping in India is legal and most of the dedicated travelers look for camping experiences in different places of India. If you’re looking for places in India for bonfire, then you will find numerous options.

Is camping allowed in Goa?

If you want to go camping in Goa, then you can consider visiting Anjuna Beach. Here, there are various camping options and you will be able to find numerous camps arranged for the tourists. You will also find some of those sites where you are required to bring your own camping gear.

Can I camp anywhere in India?

It is legally permitted to organize a camp anywhere in India. The best time to arrange for a camp here is after the sun sets. You can organize a camp in the hill stations as well as in the cities.

Which is the best place for adventure in India?

When searching for adventurous experience in India, there are various places that you can consider for a memorable experience. Some of these states or cities are – Uttarakhand for trekking, Leh for motorcycle ride, Kerala for parasailing, Mysore for skydiving, Goa for flyboarding, Madhya Pradesh for rock climbing, etc.

Is camping allowed in Chikmagalur?

Camps can be arranged in the hills of Chikmagalur and various tourists come to this city in Karnataka to have a great camping experience amidst the hills.

Which are the best hill stations in India?

You’ll find many hill stations in India that are one of the best places to spend quality time at. Some of them are – Gulmarg, Binsar, Darjeeling, Tawang, Mussoorie, Gangtok, Kasol, and more.

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