Top 10 Destinations in India for New Year Party 2018

New Year vacation is the right time for taking a small break from your routine life. It is time for celebration and getting out of your stress. India is one of the few places in the world where you can find diverse style of celebration for the same event. Moreover, the winter is the right time to visit a tropical paradise like India. Do you want to say bye to 2017 in a legendary way?

Here are the top destinations to enjoy New Year party in India. We have picking the top destinations for hype party souls out there. These destinations are handpicking keeping in mind that you main element of vacation is partying and nightlife celebration.

#1. New Year Party in Goa

Party in Goa

Location – South India (Near Maharashtra)

Nearest international airport Goa

Famous for – beach, nightlife, casino and party

Attractions – Anjuna beach, Cavelossim beach and many other beaches, spice plantation, Churches, party houses and others

New Year’s activities – discos, in-house party, beach open-air party and New Year Eve cruise

Top spots to stay in Goa Marriott group of resorts, Taj Exotica, Citadel De Goa and others

Goa is the epic spot for anyone who has partying in their veins. The place is filled with beaches, which are famous for nighttime parties. The frequency and lux of these parties amplify during this festival. Many resorts provide poolside parties and in-house celebrations too. Are you looking for a little spiritual time? There are a few churches to visit here. If you are looking for a romantic celebration, you can always choose any private celebration or cruise to be in the water when the ball drops.

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#2. New Year Party in Bangalore


Location – Karnataka 

Nearest international airport – Bangalore

Famous for – Parties, Heritage sites, Shopping, Nature, Wildlife and others

Attractions – Lal Bagh gardens, temples, places, Peninsular Gneiss, theme parks and others

New Year’s activities – Parties, Buffets, In-house parties in Resorts and others

Top spots to stay in Bangalore – The Paul, Bangalore, Clark’s Exotica and others

Bangalore is not just about technologies and modernity. This is the place where culture is valued as a part of life. Thus, it is understood that the city takes every festival to the grandest level possible. The city is famous for serene parties within resorts. You can also find party halls and disco houses with interesting themes and celebrations. Shopping gets more interesting during festival season. The winter is also the right time to visit the place to enjoy the natural attractions like wildlife national parks, boating and others.

#3. New Year Party in Mumbai

New Year at Mumbai

Location – Maharashtra

Nearest international airport – Mumbai

Famous for – Beach, Nightlife and Party

Attractions – Gateway of India, Beaches, Churches, Essel world, Nariman point, Shopping, Bandra and others

New Year’s activities – Discos, Parties, Beach celebrations and others

Top spots to stay in Mumbai – Oberoi Mumbai, Taj Palace and others

Mumbai is the city that is full of dreams. This city has managed to link its culture to that of the Western world. The city is at hyper party mode even during the lean tourism season. Think about the city during the vacations. The hotels will be filled with celebrations, nightlife will be at prime, discos will be entertaining with new styles and most importantly, the markets will be filled with exotic souvenirs.

Some prefer to spend the New Year in beach locations. The celebrations will be milder and silent in the public places but the excitement and enjoyment are guaranteed. Visit the Gateway of India at midnight to enjoy the fireworks that go on-air exactly when the ball drops.

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#4. New Year Party in Delhi

New Year in Delhi

Location – Near Uttar Pradesh

Nearest international airport – Delhi

Famous for – Party hub, Shopping and others

Attractions – Qutub Minar, Lotus temple, Lodi Gardens, Chandini Chowk, Red fort and others

New Year’s activities – Parties, Celebrations in Red Fort, Official celebrations in Parliament house, shopping spree at Connaught Place and others

Top spots to stay in Delhi – Roseate, Leela Palace and others

Are you a party animal? Several party houses, discos and resorts provide as much entertainment as possible. You can find several signature styled New Year parties in Delhi. If you are ready for a different type of celebration, visit Red Fort at mid-night. You can also find many stalls, exhibitions and buffet around the city to shop and dine. Some prefer silent welcome to the New Year in Lotus temple.

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#5. New Year Party in Kasol


Location – Himachal Pradesh

Nearest international airport – Amritsar

Famous for – late night parties, hippie styled parties and outdoor celebrations

Attractions – Parvathi river, Malana, Kheer Ganga, Tosh, ManikaranGurudwara and others

New Year’s activities – Parties, Hippie styled parties at Tosh, Private parties in the mountains or trekking routes

Top spots to stay –  The Himalayan, Himalayan village and others

This city is for those who love late night music parties. You can find many villages where hippies celebrate New Year in their own style. You can roam around the villages, take part in celebration and enjoy. You can also enjoy certain adventure activities to lighten up the mood.

#6. New Year Party in Udaipur

udaipur in new year

Location – Rajasthan

Nearest international airport – Udaipur

Famous for – Sightseeing, Parties and others

Attractions – City palaces, FatehSagar Lake, Jaisamand Lake, Jag Mandir palace and others.

New Year’s activities – Shopping, Sightseeing, Boat rides and others

Top spots to stay in Udaipur – Devi Garh, Oberoi Udaivillas, Ananta and others

Famous for the royal factor, Udaipur city has its own style of celebration. You cannot find lavish nightlife parties here but you can rely on interesting events and galas that take place during New Year. Many high-end resorts provide in-house celebrations and parties. You can find many open-air performances and parties around the city. Boat ride during midnight is an important activity to enjoy. Some people prefer to dine in any palace hotel during midnight for small celebrations and a royal styled New Year beginning.

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#7. New Year Party in Gokarna

Gokarna beach

Location – Karnataka

Nearest international airport – Goa

Famous for – Beach, Party and Sightseeing

Attractions – Gokarna beach, Paradise beach, Kudle beach and others

New Year’s activities – Pubs, Parties, Tasting new brews in the beach, Open-air beach parties and others

Top spots to stay in Gokarna – Kudle resort, Kawari resort and others

Gokarna  is wrongly projected as just a pilgrimage spot. Yes, you can find many interesting temples and unique rituals here. However, this city has a completely new face for party lovers. Are you someone looking for the ultimate party? Enjoy new brews, visit beaches to be a part of celebrations, enjoy pub dance and much more. Some resorts and hotels provide small celebrations for its inmates. Poolside and beach side parties are very common in high-end resorts.

#8. New Year Party in Mcleodganj


Location – Himachal Pradesh

Nearest international airport – Gaggal

Famous for – Party and Music gala

Attractions – Kalachakra temple, Dal Lake, Bhagsu Falls and others

New Year’s activities – Street gala throughout the place, Shiva café for parties and others

Top spots to stay in Mcleodganj – Villa Paradiso, Spring Valley resort, Moon Walk Residency and others.

This is the Little Lhasa of India. This city is very famous for cultural attractions and pilgrimage. This is the place to enjoy the most colorful New Year’s Eve. Do you know that street music galas are very common here? Any tourist can take part in the celebration. You can also find mild celebrations and music performances in high-end cafés.

#9. New Year Party in Gangtok


Location – Sikkim

Nearest international airport – Goa

Famous for – Music celebrations

Attractions – Rumtek monasteries, Himalayan zoo, Thakurbari temple, Botanical gardens and others

New Year’s activities – Parties, Music gala and others

Top spots to stay in Gangtok – Royal Plaza, New Castle, Tara Palace and others

Gangkok is an important tourist destination in North-East India. This place is famous for its snow activities during winter. Many people visit Gangtok during December to enjoy snow and the parties. The place is filled with pubs and each pub celebrates the start of the New Year in a different manner. Christmas is a major festival here. People celebrate Tibetan New year in the end of January with Devil dance and other celebrations. On Dec 31st, you can find many music parties here.

#10. New Year Party in Kolkata


Location – West Bengal

Nearest international airport – Kolkata

Famous for – Parties, Banquets and Music

Attractions – Howrah bridge, Temples, Golf courses, Gardens, Memorials, Monuments and many others

New Year’s activities – Music concerts, Social Parties, Masquerade Night, Banquets and others

Top spots to stay in Kolkatta – The Park, Blue Nile Resto and Lounge and others

Kolkata is the place where New Year’s parties go with jazz and hip. This is the place where you can enjoy good cocktails, bursting music, theme parties and much more. You can decide the style of celebration you want to be in when the clock strike twelve. Some visit the beach to enjoy small parties and galas in the sand.

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This is just a small introduction to the style of party that you can enjoy on December 31st. Each destination has its own style of partying. If you are visiting Varanasi, you ought to celebrate a spiritual styled celebration.

If you are visiting exotic locations like Andaman, Daman and others, you can enjoy calm celebrations at mesmerizing locations.

If you visit hyper towns like Pondicherry, Kolkata and others, you can re-live as a party soul. It is up to you to choose the right destination to enjoy the style of vacation you have in your mind.

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