From the mighty Himalayas to the pretty Nilgiris, India spoils you for choice when it comes to a holiday in the hills. Let your eyes devour on the landscape as you end your year in the lap of nature.
Nestled in the Garhwal Himalayas, Dhanaulti is the hidden gem where you can expect heavy snowfall on the last evening of this year. The hill station offers a great variety of activities from trekking, hiking and birdwatching along with the peaceful ambience.
Though much of the tourism shuts down in the valley, but if the freezing temperature is your thing, then this is the best time to visit Ladakh. Enjoy trekking down the Chadar trek, where you would be feeling as if walking on the frozen Zanskar River.
Stretched along a dense ridge in the Kamaon Hills, Ranikhet is a perfect tranquil hill station for planning a getaway this New Year. The region offers magnificent views of the mountains, tall pine trees and beautiful colonial bungalows to refresh your mind and soul.
Blessed with the lush green forests and breathtaking views, Matheran is a tiny peaceful land of Maharashtra. Since Motor vehicles are banned, the destination is an ideal getaway to give you a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the daily life.
Kodaikanal is a small, snow-covered mountainous region in the state of Tamil Nadu. Draped in the pine forests, gum trees and the Kurinji shrub (whose flower blooms once in 12 years), kodaikanal is an affordable hill station with a number of options for walks around the centre.
The lush green valleys, beautiful wood, delicious food and the tranquility is what defines the poster destination of Manali. For those people who are lazy digging around the place to travel, Manali could be that sorted destination for a perfect outing in the New Year.
Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim brimming with lots of attractions. The local culture and the laid back style of this destination can be the perfect reason to make it your New year Destination. It also offers the magnificent Kangchenzonga views and the chilled out feel.
Ooty is the kind of hill station where one can enjoy the simple pleasures of staying around the nature. Hills station like this will put you in a good mood,leaving behind the stress of the plains.