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As 31 December, 2015, when it is time to bid farewell to the past year and welcome a new one, comes closer, people are browsing through the Internet and taking suggestions from party buffs for the right venues to spend the first minutes of 2016.

However, there will be those people who would have booked tickets to celebrate the new year out of station. Apart from parties in metropolitan cities, including Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru, there are several beautiful destinations in India to make your new year special.

Though the metropolitan cities will have grand parties, the places like Manali, Goa and Puducherry will give you the experience of a magnificent New Year bash as well as take you close to nature.

Here are the few best new year's eve 2016 party destinations in India:


Goa is the most popular tourist destination in India. It is the perfect place to welcome the new year. Every year, millions of tourists visit the place to celebrate new year. However, many reach Goa quite early to enjoy the famous Sunburn festival. From crazy parties to beautiful beaches, Goa is the ideal destination to go on new year's eve.


If you love mountains, Manali is your destination to celebrate new year. One of the more popular tourist destinations in India, Manali will give you the beautiful scenic experience. The nearby Kullu valley, for those who love to ride to hire a bike and begin their adventorous journey. One can extend their travel and can also visit Leh and Ladakh.


Widely known as "God's own country", Kerala is a great place to visit any day. To make the new year's eve special, choose the backwaters. It is also known as the safest destination for women, who can thus party and enjoy this charismatic place.


Diu is another popular destination for new year's eve in India, especially among foreign tourists. Considered one of the best cities in the country, Diu has beautiful beaches and is also known as a fishing town. The 10th-least populated district of India, it is famous for its fortress and old Portuguese Cathedral.

(Puducherry) Pondicherry

Puducherry, populary known as Pondicherry, is a great place to party on new year's eve. Apart from the scenic beauty and delicious food, the place sells alcohol at quite cheap rates. One will find the presence of two distinctly varied cultures — French and Tamil — as well.