What better time to visit India than the last month of the year? Travelling to a new location is a fantastic way to start the new year! India is home to some of the world’s most stunning locations. You can choose from a variety of venues to ring in the ideal New Year’s Eve in 2021. Explore from our curated list to pick your next favourite destination!

Our Picks For The Holiday Places In India For New Year And Christmas Celebrations

  1. Mumbai

Mumbai, the city that never sleeps, is unquestionably one of the best venues to celebrate the New Year. Mumbaikars live by the adage “no sleep, only dancing.” They love to ring in the New Year with zeal and vigour.

Reasons To Go: Late night parties and Celebrity Performances

Events: Visa On Arrival at Canvas Lounge, New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Lotus Cafe – JW Marriott, The VVIP Experience at Ghost, New Year’s Eve Party at Stax – Hyatt Regency, Hot Freeze at The Westin, Amnesia at LIV. 

Things To Do: Visit The Gateway of India, Shop at the local market, Relax at Girgaon Chowpatty

  1. Gulmarg

Gulmarg, a tranquil city, is a great place to get into a festive mood. Those who wish to ring in the New Year in the midst of nature visit this city. It’s not one of those places where there’s loud music and wild partying. This city is designed for those who enjoy snow and stillness. At this time of year, love is in the air, and the area becomes a popular romantic vacation for newlyweds. Enjoy the snow with your friends and family by going skiing. This location is undoubtedly a paradise for nature lovers and one of the best spots to celebrate the New Year.

Reasons To Go: Snow, fun music and parties

Events: Enjoy Gondola Ride at Gulmarg, Attend New Year’s Bash at Heevan Retreat, Go for a drive at the Outer Circle Walk

Things To Do: Enjoy snowfall and shopping

  1. Bangalore

Bangalore is a hotspot for celebrating New Year festivities in India because of its wide spaces, lush green and vast gardens, huge malls, and party venues. People make new year intentions to visit this city because of the mild environment.

Reasons To Go: The city has the best DJs, moderate climate

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

Things To Do: Relax at the Ulsoor lake, Explore the local market, Visit the ISKCON temple.

  1. Gokarna

Gokarna is frequently referred to as the calmer counterpart of Goa, which it surely is. If you’re looking for serenity and very beautiful beaches, this is the place to be on New Year’s Eve in India. A quiet session of Yoga and Meditation by the beach to welcome the new year 2022 will energise and enlighten you.

Reasons To Go:  Enchanting beaches, Peaceful and Rejuvenating Yoga Sessions.

Events: Partying at serene beaches of Gokarna.

Things To Do: Trekking and relaxation at the hot springs.

  1. Pondicherry

Pondicherry’s beach-side festivities are the major attraction on New Year’s Eve, making it one of India’s greatest new year locations. Fireworks and bonfires at the beach, as well as street celebrations, last all night. It’s worth keeping an eye out for an exciting performance on the streets.

Reasons To Go: Late night parties, beaches

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

Things To Do: Explore Auro beach, have fun shopping.

  1. Rann Of Kutch

The much-anticipated Rann Utsav is held throughout the new year or winter season. This makes it one of the greatest spots to visit in India for the New Year. The gorgeous white salt desert complements Gujarat’s colourful diversity, which is well displayed in this event. 

Reasons To Go: Rann Utsav, Amazing White Salt Desert

Events: Enjoy the camel rides, Take part in dance performances

Things To Do: Camel Riding

  1. Kasol

Kasol is a hipster’s dream and is gaining popularity as a young people’s vacation spot. This hill-breathtaking station’s beauty and hypnotic party scenes make it one of India’s greatest spots to visit for the new year. Camping is something you’d love to do in the new year if you’re not the type who enjoys raucous parties.

Reasons To Go: Scenic beauty, refreshing parties

Events: Attend Kasol Music Festival, Parvati Shangri-La Festival, Tosh & Kasol New Year’s Eve Celebration. 

Things To Do: Relaxation and trekking at hot springs

  1. Mcleodganj

The small town of Mcleodganj, in the state of Himachal Pradesh, is as intriguing as ever on New Year’s Eve. It’s one of the best spots to visit for a relaxing new year’s holiday. This land gets all musical on this day, with the icy breezes caressing you. People from all across India and the world may be seen enjoying their beverages and having a good time on the streets. There are numerous trendy tiny cafes where you may sit and listen to foreign guests play the guitar.

Reasons To Go: Stroll around the streets with an impeccable view, Picture Worthy adorable cafes.

Events: New Year eve at Peace Cafe, New Year party at Coffee Talks, New Year celebration at Shiva Cafe. 

Things To Do: Visit Bhagsunath temple, Explore Dal Lake, Visit cafes.

  1. Goa

Young people are drawn to Goa’s new year celebration because of the exotic beach-side accommodations, live music, and all-night partying. New Year’s Eve gatherings are unlike any other, with firecrackers lighting up the shoreline. 

Reasons To Go: Goa is the place for you if beaches, seafood and affordable beverages are what you need.

Events: Poolside parties at Grand Hyatt at Panjim, Anjuna Beach for intimate parties, Poolside party at Tito’s Club at Cavelossim Beach, Kamaki bar for a Greek-style party, Poolside party at Sinq in Candolim Beach

Things To Do: Try the local seafood, Explore the beaches.

  1. Delhi

Reasons To Go: Amazing parties and celebrity performances

Events: Revelry at Underdoggs Sports Bar & Grill, Revelry at Golf Bar – ITC Maurya, 3-Day Festival at Shiro – Hotel Samrat, Event at Over The Top, 3 day festival at Pub Nirvaan, New Year’s Eve at 7 Degrees Brauhaus.

Things To Do: Try local food, Shop, Visit Red Fort, Visit Qutub Minar and Explore local markets.

There you go! We have listed out ten exotic locations where you can ring in the New Year with family and friends. Don’t worry about the funds! You can take a personal loan from LoanTap at 18% per annum. You can get a loan of Rs 50,000- Rs 10,00,000 and can repay it over six months to five years. You can choose from a range of flexible repayment options. 

All you need to do is visit the LoanTap website and fill in the online application. Please upload the following documents –

  • PAN Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Salary slips for the last three months
  • Bank statement of the salary account for last six months

If the documents are found in order and you have a good credit score, you have a high probability of your loan being approved. The loan will be disbursed to your mandated account. The entire process takes 24-36 hours. You can foreclose the loan after six months without incurring any prepayment penalty.

Enjoy the New Year at the place of your choice. We have your back where the funds are concerned.

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Satyam Kumar is banking industry veteran with enriched experience of more than 20 years. Apart from founding LoanTap and FinTech Association of Consumer Empowerment, he is an avid traveler and holds keen interest in Blogging. He has amassed profound knowledge in FinTech trends, banking, consumer trends, food and mythology which he loves sharing with others.
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