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Travel restrictions that lasted almost the whole year threw away many pre-planned trips with interstate borders opening up and neccessary safety measures in mind; one can plan a New Year trip.
Travel restrictions that lasted almost the whole year threw away many pre-planned trips, with interstate borders opening up and safety measures in mind; one can plan a New Year trip. We have curated a list of ten places that can not only be easily visited but also have the most amazing crowd flocking around especially during the holidays.
Make sure to carry your sanitiser, masks and a negative COVID19 report when you pack your bags and finally take a step out of the monotonous year that 2020 has been to enter 2021 with zeal and resolutions!
You scream ‘NEW YEAR PARTY’, we scream ‘GOA’. One of the most popular destinations of the country, Goa has successfully controlled rising cases by implementing strict laws for crowd control and entry into the state. One will need to show negative reports before entering the cities but once inside Goa is as lively as ever.
2. Old Manali, Himachal Pradesh
If you are not a beach person, we suggest you to drive up north. Old Manali is full of quaint cafes and kind fun-loving people who will make you feel like a part of the community. Stay in the hostels and celebrate with groups of people from all over the country.
3. Udaipur, Rajasthan
This lake city is a beautiful gate away especially for families or couples who find solace, not in loud music but serenity and peace. Find yourself mesmerised by the lighted up palaces that reflect on multiple lakes at night. Enter your New Year with peace and tranquillity.
Beautiful French yellow buildings set on the shore of the sunny beaches, decadent seafood and amazing cafes, what else does one need to make a place the perfect choice for a destination?
5. Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
The Israel of India, this place finds the most exciting young crowd. Set in the midst of the hill, Kasol is home to great parties with crazy music. Experience the insane nightlife in the hills this New Year.
6. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
If you are someone who isn’t charmed by the glitz and glams of nightlife and prefers the simpler ways to do things; spending a few days in Jaisalmer might just be the thing for you. Stay in the beautiful tents in the heart of the sand dunes, eat the most amazing authentic meals and dance your heart out with the local folk artists.
7. Gokarna, Karnataka
Love beaches but don’t like crowds? Gokarna might just be the right fit for you. Although a very famous destination for people down in the south, Gokarna is still a little offbeat and less crowded. Many local hotels and hostels have set performances for New Year that one wouldn’t want to miss.
8. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
Spending a few days on the bank of the Ganges integrating meditation in your lifestyle and getting some therapeutic spa regime this New Year; Rishikesh will satisfy your spiritual and celebratory soul at the same time. Do not miss the exotic abandoned Beatles Ashram!
9. Gangtok, Sikkim
The North-Eastern parts of the country have the most exotic undiscovered places but we are putting Gangtok on the list because of its jolly kind people and never-ending nightlife. Start experiencing the beauty of the North-East by stopping at Gangtok and moving to other nearby places if you have some extra time in hand.
10. Auli, Himachal Pradesh
Snow clad mountains, people in ski gears everywhere, Auli has the heart and soul of every snow fan. Take a few days away from the hustle of city life and plan a trip to Auli and don’t forget to pack many layers of clothes.