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Top 12 Unique Ideas about Celebration of New Year in Northeast India

Dec 28, 2017 17:43
Celebration of New Year in Northeast

Internationally renowned English conductor and violinist  aptly quotes- “remember happiness is a way of travel, not a destination”. Celebrating New Year bash at exotic places could get the visitors unlimited thrill and bliss. The entire north east has a number of such fabulous destinations, where visitors travel on the New Year eve to experience new highs in happiness. As a matter of fact, the celebration in the quietude of the places get them unlimited fun and frolics, making the occasion simply unforgettable.

Let’s list out twelve such unique ideas of celebration at such places, where New Year parties are unmistakably marvelous.

Visit Kibithu- the tiniest village in Arunachal Pradesh

Sipping salty tea and spending time before fire add spice to celebrations on the day of New Year eve. Visitors find this place situated at 11,000 heights a heaven away from the commotion in city life that could endow great mental peace on them as they walk near the nearest Indo-China border.

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Kanchenjunga- the irresistible attraction for the travelers during New Year eve

The snow-capped beaches and lustrous hills cast their magnetic charm on those, who seek solitude in the lap of nature. Spending the New Year eve could become immensely amusing as the guests to the place get awe-struck with the views of Kanchenjunga.

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Loktak Lake- the one that reflects life in Manipur

Manipur is a great destination for the nature lovers, who step in at regular intervals to have the glimpses of ethereal natural bounties. The Loktak Lake could add great height to the enjoyment of New Year eve as the visitors spend time in the absolute solitude prevailing in the lap of nature. Gazing at the sight of lake from the height of the mountain sends thrills down the spine of every one, who step in to stay away from the hum-drum activities of life in a city.

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Have fun in the festivities of cultural fiesta in Losar

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Losar is one of the most talked about festivals in Gangtok that visitors never forget to enjoy non-stop festivities for three days. The unique merry making for three days get highest turnouts as it is also the Tibetan New Year.  The guests to the place watch the fun and frolics when they are there during the event. With the unfolding of cultural fiesta, the teeming crowds from every part of India get the views of colorful dresses of participants as they get the taste of culinary delights and participate in other pious activities like praying and chanting.

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Party in the rock capital of India-Shillong

Once you seriously think of rocking and partying, Shillong-the rock capital of Meghalaya- appears as most appropriate place for the party-makers across India. As a matter of fact, it is the one and only place, where modernity shares a ride with antiquity, showcasing the excellent heritage of this scenic place in India. Among the natural bounties, the magnificent waterfalls, beautiful meadows, lush forests, and other natural sights cast mesmeric charm on the swarming visitors to this place during New Year.

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Gangtok-simply unforgettable

Gangtok- the place that combines plethoric nature with modern extravaganza- gets a number of tourists on the occasion of New Year eve. The visitors invariably spend the first day of New Year in doing activities like viewing natural beauty, trekking, and watching the spiritual activities in the monasteries. In an evolving Café culture, mind-blowing sunset and dawn gets them spectacular sights from splendor of nature.

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Kohima- the one and only New Year destination in North East

Eating, praying, and enjoying are the three major activities on the occasion of every New Year eve at a unique place like Kohima. Hopping monasteries, mountaineering, and visiting Nathu La pass and zero point Yumesamdong are some of the simply unavoidable activities with great fervor that pose as irresistible attractions for the visitors.

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Just be in the “All Night Musical extravaganza” in Assam

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Assam-the state with rich heritage- throws a number of surprises on the New Year eve as the state has always boasted of its talented singers and musicians. The visitors to the state never step back, when it comes to watching the “all night extravaganza” by  great singers like  Zubeen da, Papon da, and Arijit Singh. The super successful shows continue throughout the night as the singers sing Bollywood hits along with most popular Bihu and modern Assamese songs.

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Fabulous New Year cruises in Assam

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When someone is in Assam, he could just kick out the traditional celebrations of New Year and go for stronger and unique ways of celebrating the New Year eve. Especially the newly married couples and buddies could choose to take the great delights of good food and excellent music while taking the panoramic views of things in the cruises. The foot-tapping numbers in Hindi and English songs are always in high demand as well as the anglicized Assamese songs.

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Finally, when clocks chime twelve in the night, the visitors simply do not forget to watch the artistic fireworks.

Every corner of Assam hosts a New Year eve feast

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When someone is in Assam, he would of course get an invitation from the New Year feast in the locality, where he resides in. Great activities like games, music, and bon fire feature during the celebration as the guests take immense pleasure of the local cuisine.

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Parties, concerts, and festivals- All on the New Year eve card at Agartala of Tripura

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The travelers to Agartala in Tripura would not get disappointed on the New Year eve as Agartala throws numerous parties for the new comers. They could simply rock in the parties, concerts, and festivals and take pleasure of the unlimited fun and gaiety. It is good if they do not forget to book the tickets in advance.

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Nameri-the picnic spot to break the monotony of life

When the visitors to Assam want a complete break from the monotony of life or usual ways of celebration, the state has its wonderful picnic spots, where hosting a New Year celebration could serve as a life-long memory. Nameri and the banks of Brahmaputra are great natural spots that draw hundreds of people on the day New Year day and it‘s eve.

Related: Some Nice Picnic Spots in Assam

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Srikant Mohanty is MBA from Symbiosis and MA in Journalism & Mass Communications from Madurai Kamaraj university. At Present he is working as a Journalist, writer and blogger for many publications and websites in India.
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