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10 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Less than 5000 in Uttarakhand

by Manoj Bhandari
May 05, 2017

The weather is getting colder day by day but the excitement of New Year and Christmas is rising the temperature equally. The party and holiday mood of everyone is almost set but yes, some of us can spend a lot of money on their enjoyment but most of us plan like a sensible traveler and the first thing which comes in our mind is money! Hence, we share with you list of 10 places in Uttarakhand where you can travel in less than ₹ 5000. Don’t sit at home and watch news about how the world is celebrating their New Year – be the part of this celebration and start your 2017 on a high!

The Best things about these places are:

  • They are in the vicinity of National Capital Region
  • They are well connected by National Highways.
  • You can easily find budget hotels on these locations.
  • Can be easily approachable by public transport like daily buses and sharable Jeeps.
  • Availability of basic facilities and enough options of outdoor activities and things to do.

Buses for Kumaon Region: Anand Vihar, New Delhi
Buses for Garhwal Region: ISBT Kashmiri Gate, New Delhi

So here are best budget destinations of Uttarakhand where you can travel this new year.

1. Ranikhet

Region: Kumaon Himalayas
District: Almora

Known for its green meadows and army cantonment area, Ranikhet is the place which is surrounded by lush green mountains. Because Ranikhet is a lesser known destination, so if you are searching for a place with less tourists, then Ranikhet is perfect for you.

Need more info on Ranikhet? Check the below links
About Ranikhet | Places to see in RanikhetRanikhet Hotels | How to reach Ranikhet

2. Rishikesh

Region: Garhwal Himalayas
District: Tehri

Nicknamed ‘The Yoga capital of the world’ and equally famous among spiritual souls and adventure seekers, Rishikesh also have a good reputation at international level. Situated on the banks of Ganga, this city offers numerous options to make you New Year fabulous.

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About Rishikesh | Places to see in Rishikesh | Rishikesh Hotels | How to reach Rishikesh

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3. Kausani

Region: Kumaon Himalayas
District: Bageshwar

Kausani is a quiet hamlet which offers magnificent view of Kumaon Himalayan range, especially Trishul peak. This place remains less crowded but offers plenty of hotels from luxury to budget level. Kausani often receives snowfall in winters so don’t forget to carry heavy woolen clothes!

Need more info on Kausani? Check the below links
About Kausani | Places to see in KausaniKausani Hotels | How to reach Kausani

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4. Chakrata

Region: Garhwal Himalayas
District: Dehradun

Close to Dehradun city, Chakrata is situated in the midst of tall Deodar trees. During winters, it receives heavy snowfall which turns all Deodar trees into Christmas trees. This hidden destinations is one of the cleanest hill station of India. Perfect destination for couples and small groups.

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About Chakrata | Places to see in ChakrataChakrata Hotels | How to reach Chakrata

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5. Nainital

Region: Kumaon Himalayas
District: Nainital

In past years, Nainital has become favorite New Year destination for travellers from North India. Spending your New Year’s Eve on the bank of Naini lake is a majestic feeling. Situated at a distance of just 7 hrs from Delhi, Nainital is a perfect getaway for those who pack their bags at the last moment.

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About Nainital | Places to see in NainitalNainital Hotels | How to reach Nainital

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6. Mussoorie

Region: Garhwal Himalayas
District: Dehradun

The ‘Queen of Hills’ Mussoorie is a well known hill station of Uttarakhand. Every year a winter carnival is organized in Mussoorie during the last week of December until New Year’s Eve. Avoid last hour rush and make pre-booking of rooms – it will cost you less.

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About Mussoorie | Places to see in MussoorieMussoorie Hotels | How to reach Mussoorie

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7. Lansdowne

Region: Garhwal Himalayas
District: Pauri Garhwal

A clean and green destination amidst tall Pine and Deodar trees, Lansdowne is also an army cantonment area. It is a hamlet which is situated on the hill top. You can celebrate New Year’s night while watching star trails on a cold and calm night in the hills of Lansdowne. This destination is ideal for couples and families.

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About Lansdowne | Places to see in Lansdowne Lansdowne Hotels | How to reach Lansdowne

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8. Dhanaulti

Region: Garhwal Himalayas
District: Tehri Garhwal

To avoid the rush at Mussoorie, you can travel to Dhanaulti which is situated near Mussoorie.  It is a lesser known destination of Uttarakhand with couple of hotels. If you are a nature lover then this destination is for you because nearby locations like step farms, eco parks and a local market are all set to welcome you.

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About Dhanaulti | Places to see in DhanaultiDhanaulti Hotels | How to reach Dhanaulti

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9. Chamba

Region: Garhwal Himalayas
District: Tehri Garhwal

Chamba is a small township which lies few kilometers before Tehri dam. If you love shopping, local crowd, local dialects and want to see culture too, then Chamba is highly recommended.

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About Chamba | Places to see in ChambaChamba Hotels | How to reach Chamba

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10. Kanatal

Region: Garhwal Himalayas
District: Tehri Garhwal

Kanatal lies between Mussoorie and Dhanaulti. The best part about Kanatal is its likeness to Pahadi villages which promote village tourism. So if you are interested to celebrate you New Year in rural Uttarakhand with all the facilities, then Kanatal is perfect for you.

Do check Pahadi house at Kanatal and dance on the rhythm of typical Himalayan folk music on this New Year’s Eve.

Need more info on Kanatal? Check the below links
About Kanatal | Places to see in Kanatal Kanatal Hotels | How to reach Kanatal

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Other places where you can celebrate your new year’s eve in Uttarakhand are:



So, these are the budget locations of Uttarakhand where you travel at very low cost. They have good cheap hotels with affordable quality food. Have a happy Journey!!

Manoj Bhandari

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