New Delhi, India, for New Year will be an exciting experience,
not only can you party the night away in 5 star luxury but your time
in the city will be something you will remember for a very long
time. It's a visual feast with dramatic architecture, a wonderful
culture and of course some great food too.
Once in New Delhi, get out there and explore, go see the Lotus Temple and the Akshardham Temple, although both very modern they are a stunning to look at.
Visit the city's many temples including Laxmi Narayan Mandir, Jama Masjid and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, wander around the museums, see the changing of the guard at Rashtrapati Bhavan and just soak up the history.
If you are in New Delhi for the Christmas period too, then venture to Connaught Place where they hold festive activities including food stands, Christmas lights, stalls and decorations.
It's important to note that visitors should follow advice on the local customs, dressing appropriately when out and being careful when travelling alone, especially if you are a female.
When it comes to New Years Eve in New Delhi most people are
heading indoors for their celebrations. New Delhi has a huge
selection of New Years Eve parties held in the clubs, restaurants
and hotels, think 5 star luxury and dancing the night away the
Bollywood way! It's wise to book these private events in advance to
make sure you've secured your ticket for your New Year event.
Whatever your theme for New Year is, there is something for you, from masquerade balls and gala dinners to performances from Bollywood musicians and stars and the cities top DJs. These are usually advertised much closer to the time.
Many people tend to head towards Connaught Place where there are lots of clubs and restaurants, it will be absolutely packed, so keep your wits about you!
If you plan on dining out in New Delhi, keep in mind that restaurants will plan special events for New Years Eve, so make sure to make your reservations as soon as you can:
There is currently no live (working) webcams for New Delhi that can find, but we'll keep looking.
New Delhi will be buzzing come New Years Eve, so make your that
you've got your accommodation booked in plenty of time, especially
if you want to stay in the same place as your big party:
The Leela Palace New Delhi
Taj Palace Hotel
Taj Mahal Hotel
The Imperial Hotel
ITC Maurya, New Delhi
You can search for deals at all of these venues, plus other local hotels here.