Best Places in India for Christmas and New Year Celebration!

Christmas and New Year is the grand festival celebrated across the globe. Christmas comes right before the year is about to end. And the New Year celebration is the best way to ring in another beautiful year filled with hope and opportunities. These two occasions are observed within one week, which gives people more reasons to celebrate.

what is better than celebrating these two occasions than traveling to amazing holiday places in India?

Different places in India have unique and exquisite traditions for New Year and Christmas celebrations. We hope our list of places helps you choose your favorite holiday destination.

1. Goa

Christmas party in Goa

Goa is the heart of celebrations. And undoubtedly, Christmas 2022 celebrations in Goa are going to ring some bells. Goa is a rocking destination for India’s Christmas and New Year celebrations. Getting lost in the rhythm of trance music while sipping cheap beer is something you won’t mind doing all night long.

There are all-night-long parties organized on beaches like Anjuna, Mapusa, and Candolim.

2. Kerala

kolkata salt lake market

Kerala, the “God’s Own Country”, is also in the spotlight during the Christmas season. You can go for a thrilling beach party or opt for some ideal celebration in a houseboat, enjoying the backwaters on Christmas or New Year’s eve. The carnivals, grand feasts, cakes, and wines will make your Christmas merrier.

The restaurants offer heavy discounts on food and drinks.

3. Shimla

Shimla Christmas 2022

Are you dreaming of a snowy Christmas celebration this year? Well, you must head to Shimla to celebrate amidst snow-capped hills, take a stroll at the Mall Road and enjoy a delicious meal at British-era cafes. Since it is one of the best Christmas destinations in India, the hotels and resorts in Shimla arrange fun New Year’s Eve parties to pull the crazy crowd from across the country.

4. Jaisalmer

jaisalmer fort

Do you want a Christmas and New Year celebration in India just like the royals? Pack your bags and head to Jaisalmer. Camping under the stars, camel safaris, sightseeing, and lunching at desert oasis will fill your heart with happiness. The rooftop cafes in Golden City offer a comfy setup and amazing views.

5. Andaman & Nicobar islands

radhanagar beach andman

The ideal temperature with fewer downpours during the winter months makes Andaman & Nicobar islands one of India’s perfect Christmas and New Year destinations. During this time of the year, tourists fly to this place for sightseeing, indulge in water sports, and enjoy the nightlife.

6. Auli

gulabi kantha trek

If you want to celebrate Christmas and New Year close to nature, travel to Auli. Apart from panoramic views, this natural wonderland offers adventurous activities like skiing, hiking, and paragliding. You can also take a stroll around coniferous jungles and pastures to absorb the natural beauty of this place as much as you can.

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