With New Year bells ringing in, it’s again that time of the year when we bid farewell to the present year and welcome the new one. Just like every past year, this year too is almost over and you realize that you urgently need to plan the much awaited year-end getaway. Worry not here is a perfect list of offbeat destinations, choose one closer to your city and hit the road right away.
Talsari Beach, West Bengal: Talsari beach is located km away from Balasore, Odisha and stretches to Digha, West Bengal. Located on the borders of both Odisha and West Bengal, Talsari is an ideal beach to spend some lone time. It’s pristine, serene and bestowed with spectacular views.
Tip: Don’t forget to try the delicious seafood along with Odia and Bengali delicacies available in abundance.
Gangtok, Sikkim: How about watching the New Year sunrise from amidst snow-capped mountains? This could be picture perfect. Visit M.G Road, meet the amicable people of Gangtok and sip some of the refreshing Tibetian tea. Party hard or enjoy the serene beauty of the mountains or just go for trekking with your pals. Gangtok has all the option to enjoy a memorable New Year amidst the serenity of Nature.
Tip: Keep in mind that Gangtok is a complete No-Smoking zone.
Gokarna, Karnataka: The laid back town of Gokarna makes an ideal destination to enjoy some idealistic time. The town is located 500 KM away from Bangalore and provides some scenic view. Kundle Beach in Gokarna makes an ideal spot to spend the New Year. Calm sea waves amidst the Western Ghats in one side and away from the contamination of mankind. The beach offers some delicious seafood. Om Beach, Half Moon Beach and Paradise beach are some of the other beaches in the town to enjoy a relaxed holiday.
Tip: Beach hopping is one of the most existing things to do in Gokarna.
Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh: Beautifully located amidst greenery and snow-capped mountains, Khajjiar is perfect to enjoy some of the mesmerizing beauty of the Himalayas. Khajjiar is known as the “Switzerland of India” and provides an ideal stay during the New Years Eve. The lazy town comes to life with several programs and theme party to enjoy New Year’s Eve with a rustic background and bone-fire.
Tip: As the temperature dips low during this time of the year, don’t forget to carry heavy woolens.
Gir National Park, Gujarat: Enjoy Jungle Safari and wildlife fantasies at the Gir National Park. Spending your New Year away from the city life along with the King of Jungles could never be a bad idea. Gir National Park is the only natural habitat of World popular Asiatic Lions but the park also provides unparallel opportunities to see uncommon Asiatic wild ass, Hyenas, Brown fish owl, black buck etc.
So, go pack your bags and party hard, cos it’s never too late to make merry!