What better than the last month of the year to explore India? An amazing way to kick-start celebrate new year is by traveling to an amazing new place!So, here we present some of our favorite new year party getaways. India is home to some of the most beautiful and fun places in the world. So when it’s time for New Year’s Eve, one can choose from a plethora of destinations to visit and have a great time. Holidify presents to you a list of some of the best New Year Destinations in India.

Party Planners

For the party lovers, these destinations are a must visit for you. From a thrilling party in the beaches to a massive hit at the Gateway of India, you can never miss out the party fun.

1. Goa

Goa New Year Party

Goa is one of the best places to celebrate this New Year in India as it is a paradise for a beach, seafood, and party lovers. From cheap booze to some exciting trance music in hilltops, tourists will get everything at Goa. The Goa state consists of several beaches, discos, guesthouses, and resorts, you can hang out at any of these places and celebrate your New Year with the best. Goa offers each and every drink type for you to celebrate this special day. Eat and drink to the fullest, dance in the bars and swim in the beaches.

2. Bangalore

Bangalore New Year Party

The open spaces, lush green and large gardens, huge malls and party places, Bangalore is a magnet for celebrating New Year. A moderate climate is what keeps bringing people to this city. You can also dine in some of the finest restaurants in Bangalore.

The silicon valley of India, Bangalore, is not just the Mecca for the IT crowd but also a tourist magnet. Head here on the occasion of the new year for an eclectic celebration. The moderate climate, large green gardens, and open spaces give it a positive and healthy aura all the year round. The youthful energy shows all around, especially if you are into shopping. A stroll on MG road and partaking in the city’s restaurant culture is definitely recommended.

3. Mumbai

Mumbai New Year Party

Known to have some of the hippest parties in the nation, the economic capital of India parties beyond expectations. From world-class 5-stars, global party hotspots, lively streets to close-by destinations for a quick escapade, Mumbai is a winner when it comes to ringing in New Years’! Irrespective of your budget, mood or crazy quotient, listed below are some of the best places to celebrate the new year in Mumbai for 2018. The best thing is, these are places to visit in Mumbai with family, kids or with the ubiquitous gang-a-tang! So, choose your pick, as you chime in the new year.

4. Delhi

Delhi New Year party

Delhi is a hub of party freaks at New Year. From drinks, songs, lights, and dance, there is so much to enjoy here. With some of the most elite and expensive parties, one can enjoy their New Year’s eve either at a private lounge or at exclusive nightclubs.

The celebrity owned clubs in the capital witness people dancing to tunes of the songs played by the best DJ’s in the country. You must book your tickets well in advance for these headbanging parties as places are mostly jam-packed during this time. India Gate, the prime location in Delhi starts decking up during the last few days of the year to welcome the next year.

5. Kolkata

Kolkata New Year Party

One of the most elite cities of India, Kolkata calls for the most happening crowds from all over. New Year is celebrated with utmost zeal when people from all age groups are seen enjoying. The nightclubs of the city get all raunchy at the New Years eve and you will not want to stop taping your feet the entire night. Shed all your inhibitions and celebrate like never before in Kolkata.
Look Forward to:
New year’s celebration at Orchid Garden, Party at The Sonnet, New Year celebration at Tantra, New Year party at Shimmers Lounge, New Years Eve at The Underground

6. Pondicherry

Pondicherry New Year Party

The Union Territory, lending cultural and architectural elements from its French lineage, is still very much Indian at heart. The quaint town, also host to the “Aurobindo Yoga Ashram”, is a good place for self-reflection. The variety of restaurants, the steak, and wine,  just add to its natural alluring and create the perfect destination for a laid-back but fun New Year Celebration. The beach-side parties are the main attraction of Pondicherry at the New Year’s Eve, making it one of the best new year destinations in India. Firecrackers and born-fire at the beach and celebrations on the streets continue the entire night.

7. Gulmarg


Get in a festive mood at the serene city of Gulmarg. Those who want to welcome New Year in the lap of nature come to this city. It is not one of those locations with loud music and crazy parties. This city is meant especially for people who like snow and silence. Love is in the air at this time and the place becomes one of the romantic destinations for the newlyweds. Go skiing with your friends and family and enjoy the snow here. This place is definitely a heaven for the nature lovers.
Look Forward to New Years Bash at Heevan Retreat, Enjoy Gondola Ride at Gulmarg, A drive at the Outer Circle Walk

8. Mcleodganj


Situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh, the little town of Mcleodganj is as enthralling as ever during New Year’s Eve. With the chill winds brushing through you, this place becomes all musical on this day. People from all parts of India and abroad are seen out on the streets enjoying their drinks and having a gala time. There are a lot of fashionable little cafes here where you can sit and listen to the foreign visitors play guitar.
Look Forward to: New Year celebration at Shiva Cafe, New Year eve at Peace Cafe, New Year party at Coffee Talks

9. Kerala

If you were to ask us, where to head for New Year 2018, we will certainly say that you must visit Kerala. Kerala is one of the most happening New Year party destinations not only in India but across the world. Kerala also offers a chance to celebrate New Year and Xmas in the sunny outdoors in beaches or backwaters. Tourists from across the globe can be seen in Kerala if you are here during New Year 2018 Celebrations.

While cruising in houseboat is an appealing way to celebrate new year that is unique to Kerala, you will be in for an awesome treat if you attend cochin carnival or the burning of the gigantic Pappanji or Santa in Fort Kochi beach. When you attend any new year party in Kerala you’ll find everyone in an enthusiastic party mode, locals and tourists alike and the sun doesn’t set on the New Year celebrations in Kerala.

If you are planning for your X’mas and New Year 2018 Celebrations in Kerala, here are some tips from us on how best to make this new year a memorable day.

10. Manali


A new year filled with promise and resolutions is always a cause for celebration. Spend the holiday next to the fire at one of our mountain resorts in Manali with our New Year’s vacation package and you’ll truly have a fantastic start to the year 2018.

This exclusive three night break away from the stress and busy schedules includes accommodation, sightseeing, a Gala dinner, soft drinks, snacks, free entry to discotheque and much more.



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