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With the new decade, it calls for all the things that you have not crossed off your bucket list and all the places that you have not visited. But if you are still wondering where to head to, this year, we have listed down a plethora of exclusive locations in India that you should definitely tick off this year.

Mcleodganj

Picture by: Prabhav Groh

Imagine sitting beside crystal clear river water echoing its melodious voice while you gaze at snow-covered Dhauladhars. Mcleodganj is an all-time favourite for all the explorers who prefer a calm yet peaceful escape. You can even go for cafe hopping and spend a cosy evening while savouring ginger-lemon green tea, reading your favourite book. Oh! We have already started imagining you relishing your day.

Local Activities that shouldn’t be missed: Trek to Bhagsu Falls for a chilly yet adventurous escape.

Goa

Goa Photo Contest Entry by: Shobhit Khattar

How can we forget about the party capital of India? We all have grown up going through endless memes showing how typical it is to get your Goa plan cancelled. This year, make that long-awaited Goa plan happen. And if not now then when? December is the perfect time to visit Goa. From exploring the state in colourful Vespas to dancing till the break of dawn Goa is always at its best. 

Local Activities that shouldn’t be missed: Scooty ride while roaming around the colourful facades of Panjim. 

Bir

Hang gliding in Bir is one of the few experience one should definitely try.

If you want to conquer your fear of heights this year, Bir is just the perfect getaway that you need. Known for paragliding, the place also has endless options for one to explore. Also, if you are a fan of adventure sports but do not know where to start? Then Bir has a lot to offer to you. From mountain biking & paragliding to camping under the stars & trekking to many undiscovered waterfalls, the place has it all for an adventure seeker.

Local Activities that shouldn’t be missed: Ditch the usual trail, give hang gliding a try this time.

Varkala

Varkala is all about red cliffs and white sand.

Want to head to a beachy vacay but also want to stay away from the crowd? Worry not! This year try visiting this hidden paradise of Kerala. Varkala offers an aesthetically pleasing combination of red cliffs and soft white sand beaches which definitely will urge you to visit the place. The place is also among those few locations in the country where you can find really good sunsets while munching on delicious seafood that it offers. This year make Varkala happen and give it a splendid beginning.

Local Activities that shouldn’t be missed: Give the right direction to your adventurous side, try surfing.

Manali

Picture by: Sameer Walunj

Been to Manali before? This time give it another chance and spend your time there. The city transforms into a new town, during every month. Visiting this place will be a new experience for you. Among all the typical sightseeing, one must visit Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara monastery for perfect bliss. Manali is an excellent choice for travellers who are looking for a peaceful and snowy getaway in the mountains. 

Local Activities that shouldn’t be missed: Head over to Mall Road for a photography walk while bidding goodbye to the setting sun.

Pushkar

Picture by: Ranveer Singh

Not a mountain person and do not want to visit the sea? Then Pushkar should definitely be on your list. Let us tell you why you should tick this place off your bucket list. Pushkar is a place which is an absolute blissful city for the non-drinkers. This Rajasthani town is the most significant mythological city in India and is a paradise for hippies. We would definitely recommend this place as it is serene as well as has those vintage vibes to it. One should visit Pushkar at least once in their lifetime. And what can be a perfect timing to do that than this Holi 2020

Local Activities that shouldn’t be missed: A leisure walk around the Pushkar lake while munching on warm and crispy “Dal Kachori

New Delhi

Picture by: Piyush Rathour

The heart of the nation- New Delhi is at its best during winters and summers. Head to the capital to enjoy an ideal day experiencing the heritage of the place and an evening full of live performances that keep happening all year around.

Local Activities that shouldn’t be missed: Do not forget to take a heritage walk around the city.

Rishikesh

Rishikesh: The hippie paradise of Uttarakhand.

The hippie paradise of Uttarakhand has a lot to offer to those who are visiting the place for the first time. Located on the banks of Ganges, this mythological town is a shopping heaven to get your hands on everything hippie. From quirky accessories to bohemian clothes, one should definitely visit the town. Rishikesh is a guaranteed escape for those explorers who just want to have a relaxing vacation yet not compromising with the budget as well.

Local Activities that shouldn’t be missed: Spend an evening besides the calm flowing water of holy river- Ganges. 

Kasol

Try celebrating the New Year in the mini Israel of India.

Done with visiting Manali, try exploring Kasol this time. It is even a ritual for some travellers to visit this place every year and spend their time in the picturesque Himalayas. If you still haven’t ticked off Kasol from your place, then let me tell you, this is the right time to do that. The city has some really kickass parties that it organizes all around the year.  What acts as an added advantage is the snowfall it receives during winters.

Local Activities that shouldn’t be missed: Spend an afternoon walking and interacting with the friendly locals. End your day at the bonfire listening to some interesting folk tales. 

Udaipur

The famous City Palace of Udaipur.

If you still cannot decide where to start your 2020 from, try going to the city of lakes. The Rajasthani city offers numerous options to party in style. If you are someone who likes to stay in luxury, then you should visit this place. Udaipur has many resorts that organize parties and live gigs that one should go to since they are affordable too. And what can be better than having a luxurious experience that too by not burning a hole in the pocket as well? 

Local Activities that shouldn’t be missed: Do not miss to take a stroll around the beatiful city. Do visit City Palace.  

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