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10 Party Destinations That Promise A Kickass New Year's Eve Party

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Bored of going to the same places with the same bunch of friends and doing the same thing every New Year's Eve? HolidayIQ Travellers share 10 destinations that promise an amazing parties.

10 Party Destinations That Promise A Kickass New Year's Eve Party:

  1. Manali (Himachal Pradesh)
  2. Daman & Diu
  3. Kerala
  4. Pondicherry
  5. Gokarna (Karnataka)
  6. Andaman & Nicobar
  7. Gangtok (Sikkim)
  8. Kodaikanal (Tamil Nadu)
  9. Udaipur (Rajasthan)
  10. Goa

1. Manali

Manalisource: manaliholiday.in

Welcome the new year whilst snowfall. Manali is bestowed with many beautiful mountains, roads and valleys that could make your New Year’s Eve party one of the most memorable moment.
HolidayIQ Traveller Mohan Chauhan says, “I went to Manali to celebrate my new year. And I've to mention, it was worth the time and money spent. With light snowfall, it was the ideal place to welcome the New Year. I also enjoyed skiing, rafting and paragliding. It was a heavenly experience.”

2. Diu Where Festa de Diu - Asia's Longest Beach Festival Will Kickstart Next Month

Diu Where Festa de Diu - Asia's Longest Beach Festival Will Kickstart Next Monthsource: padhaaro.com

One of the most happening and underrated destination to celebrate the new year’s eve. Every Year numerous foreigners flock to Diu to welcome the new year in style.

"Great new year celebration.." shares HolidayIQ Traveller Nittin Mittal from Mumbai. He further adds, “I have been several times to Daman, but the best time to go to Daman is 31st December. I have travelled to Daman both from train and by car.”

3. Varkala

Varkalasource: youngindian.in

Widely known as “God’s Own Country” Kerala is the second most popular destination in India after Goa. The beaches and the backwaters are the perfect place to welcome new year with a bang.

HolidayIQ Traveller Prashant says, "The accommodation was really good. We could enjoyed every moment when we were there. There are many restaurants open even in the late night. We can have a night walk at cliff. The restaurants were active from evening 6 Pm. All the restaurants had fresh sea food. The place is enjoyable enough for both domestic as well as foreign tourists. Restaurants have good lighting and candle night dinner every night. The shopping experience is very good too. There are shops for western outfits Tibetan ornaments and statues. It is like a Tibetan Street. The beach is very nice place and the bathe give you different experience. We did not want to come out of the beach even after the sunset. After sunset the beach will be closed. From morning 6 beach is active again.

4. Pondicherry

Pondicherrysource: pondicherryinfo.in

The union territory borrow its cultural lineage from the french which is evident in their culture and architecture. The secluded beaches and numerous resto bars with countless cuisines can create a perfect laid back but fun New Year Party.

HolidayIQ Traveller Maria Dunaeva from Bangalore shares, “Best For New Years Party. Overall our trip was fantastic!!! The best part then we met our old friends and stayed in a very good place.”


5. Gokarna

Gokarnasource: gokarnagreenland.in

A popular destinations amongst people who love love beaches but hate the crowded beaches of Goa. Gokarna is a classic offbeat hippie destination that will take you new year party to a different high.

HolidayIQ Traveller Dinesh Iyer from Bangalore shares, “If you want the feel of Goa without the hustle and bustle, Gokarna is your destination. It's less crowded, has clean blue beaches and foreigners galore! We had a gala time at the beach at night with people from different parts of the world singing songs with a bonfire. People played the guitar, danced and sang all night! The best part was when the party was over. The Indians started scooting away but the foreigners were the ones to start cleaning up the beach right from picking up bottles and buds to plastic bags. Something that inspired everyone to start cleaning up, Magical place! Very peaceful!”

6. Andaman & Nicobar

Andaman & Nicobarsource: rptourtravelsjmu.com

Andaman & Nicobar are one of the best places in India to celebrate the new year’s eve. Normally the island are known for the peaceful and calm atmosphere but they transform into one the craziest party scenes during the New Year.

HolidayIQ Traveller Tarun K Basik from Kolkata shares, “Must visit one in your lifetime. Culture, behavior & its scenic beauty will mesmerise you. None of its surrounding locations can be skipped & all of them are full of surprises in terms beauty. Scuba diving & lime stone cave is must over there. Go and enjoy the beauty.”

7. Gangtok

Gangtoksource: concordaviation.in

Gangtok is nestled between the snow capped beaches and glistening lakes. Gangtok offers a breathtaking view of Kanchenjunga, the 3rd highest peak in the world, now imagine spending your New Year’s Eve with such a beautiful sight.

HolidayIQ Traveller Raman from Nalbari shares, “Gangtok is the god gifted natural beauty in North East India. All the Sikkim state is full of natural wonders. The mountain hill. People of the state also very kind of towards the tourist. They are helpful any time. People other parts of India should visit Gangtok once in their lives.”

8. Kodaikanal

Kodaikanalsource: indianroots.com

The cool and misty mountains along with the lush green hills and tall pines makes Kodaikanal one of the most popular holiday destination in India. Kodai is perfect if you want to spend a laid back new year party or go crazy with the visiting Israelis that frequent the destination.

HolidayIQ Traveller Hetal Vakharia from Bangalore shares, “Clouds, fog, mountains, rivers and waterfalls. What's not to love? You can skip stones at the river or go have a coffee at cafe cariappa in the town or just the most delicious cake at the pastry corner. It is worth the visit if all you want to do is relax.”


9. Udaipur

Udaipursource: wikipedia.org

Udaipur is a romantic haven and because of the climate and surroundings of Udaipur it has a rich amalgamation of free culture. The streets are safe and every year thousands of Indians as well as foreigners frequent Udaipur to celebrate the new year.

HolidayIQ Traveller Anand Rengarajan from Navi Mumbai shares, “Visited the Leela Udaipur for spending the new year with family. This place conducts special activities on the new year's eve including traditional songs, dance, folk dance, magic show, fire balloon events, etc. The best place to visit Udaipur was probably December since it was not too cold, but just cold enough to make you enjoy the new year celebrations with maximum fun. The rooms were fantastic with proper 5 star amenities. The staff were highly trained and courteous and would ensure that your stay was as comfortable as possible. Apart from various activities, Leela organized special traditional dresses for all for the new year celebrations, simply loved the idea, Thumbs up to the resort for this. The resort was situated on the famous Pichola lake. The view from the room in the morning is absolutely majestic. A must go place in Udaipur if you are looking forward to a luxury stay.”

10. Goa

Goasource: wikipedia.org

Cheap booze and beach shacks, what’s not to love? Goa is the freedom land of India, every year Goa hosts some of the best parties on new years like Sunburn and Supersonic. Apart from these there are many underground parties that go on till the dawn.

HolidayIQ Traveller Prashanth shares, “Spent New year at Goa, eft for goa on 30th Dec 2013, without having proper accommodation booked. Reached goa at 9 Am, called the reception of Krish Holiday Resort for availability of rooms, got confirmation as i was looking for an accommodation near BAGA Beach. Room was decent, service was good. Enjoyed my stay at Goa. Looking forward for my next visit to this beautiful place.”

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