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Best Way To Celebrate New Year Eve In Kerala

Kerala is known to be ‘ God's own country ’ and is places for various types for various types of occasions and events. Kerala is also one of the most beautiful and happening places to have new year celebrations which are not only famous in India but across the world. If you are planning to celebrate this new year in a delightful and joyful way, then the new year 2018 in Kerala is one of the best options for you. Kerala offers a variety of tourist attractions including houseboats, backwaters, beaches, scenic hills and flora, and fauna. Get more details on backwater tourism in Kerala.

Cruising houseboats in Alleppey, Kerala is one of the pleasant views to observe, and if you get a chance to attend cochin carnival or burning of gigantic Pappanji, it will be going to an awesome treat for you. When you enter Kerala in the new year’s eve you will find everyone in an enthusiastic party mode, whether they are local people or foreigners. Preparation for new year celebration in Kerala begins a month in advance, where various clubs and hotels organize various types of games and events and it continues until 31st December midnight. To enjoy the fullest of new year celebration in Kerala, tourists can visit the places discussed below.

Places to visit during new year in Kerala

Cochin carnival

One of the best eye-pleasing and heart catching carnival that takes in the new year in Kerala. The main attraction of the carnival is the parade of decorated elephants, party, fair, and various types of games. The new year party in cochin including games and fairs continues until the fireworks take place on 31st December midnight marking the grand finale of the carnival. The Fort Kochi situated at Kochi (formerly known as Cochin) is also one of the best attraction for tourists.


Alleppey or Alappuzha located in Kerala has a vast number of canals and beautiful beaches due to which Alleppey is also known as Venice of the east. Cruising through these beaches in houseboats gives an eye-catching and heart-warming look to the visitors and tourists. One of the major attraction of Alappuzha is backwaters. Apart from backwaters, there are also other places to visit such as maria beach and Arthunkal church. So, one can choose Alleppey as the best places in Kerala for the new year celebrations. Alleppey is also famous for houseboats. When you are selecting a honeymoon location, just check out Kerala houseboat honeymoon packages.

Kerala houseboats

Houseboats are also among the major attractions in Kerala. By houseboats, you can cruise through the backwaters, canals, and rivers in Kerala. The boat ride in Kerala gives you the best scenic looks. So, on visiting Kerala in new year one can also experience fresh air and beauty of the nature that will run down your spine and provide you some best and memorable days of new year celebrations. New year packages in Alleppey houseboats is also value for money in the month of December and January, as these are the celebration season in Kerala, the tourists always get more than they during new year celebrations in Kerala.


It is one of the best hill stations that is located in Kerala and comes out to be the best holiday spot either for vacations or for new year celebrations. Munnar provides an astonishing and beautiful scenic mountain that grabs the heart of each and every tourist. The hills are covered with tea plantation giving it a pleasant view and also there are various waterfalls that offer a spectacular treat to the visitors and tourists. If you love nature, birdwatching or just planning to celebrate your holidays then Munnar seems to be a good choice. Not only this it is the favorite location for tourists and also who want to have their new year celebrations. Get more details on customized tour packages covering major tourist destinations here.


The Varkala is a fascinating beach in the city of Kerala which is located on the seaside and high cliffs. The Varkala new year party is one of the famous places for the celebration of the new year not only in India but all over the world. The whole trip of Varkala could result in finding places for sunbathing, boat riding and Kerala Ayurvedic massages. The Ayurvedic massages of Varkala are so famous that they provide a cool and relaxing mind and extracts all negative energy and charges your body with ultimate freshness. You can check out Kerala medical tourism in India.


Like the Varkala, Kovalam is also a beach place and is the first choice for the tourists. You will find nothing better than Kovalam to celebrate your new year eve. You can at most pleasure by taking strong and powerful messages in Kovalam. This beach is one of the best for the month of December and January and a very desired location to have new year celebrations. Also on new year eve, Uday Samudra resort beach in Kovalam hosts a gala event on 31st December which includes various events such as Indian traditional dances, rope dances, buffets with 36 counters and fireworks.


This place is located near Kottayam and is among one of the best attractions for its backwater. People from all over the world visit this place for its backwaters and Kumarakom is also the resource of the largest freshwater. Apart from backwaters, Kumarakom is also the home for the various migratory bird and has a huge bird sanctuary in Kumarakom.


Thiruvananthapuram, which is also known as the city of lords and can be considered a good location for having new year celebrations. The main attraction to the tourists is the temples of Thiruvananthapuram. Various events like traditional dances, singing and fireworks are held on the 31st of December. The party continues till all hail happy new year on 31st December in midnight. Thus, Thiruvananthapuram can also be considered to a good place for new year celebrations in Kerala.

Some more tips to enjoy new year celebrations in Kerala

Apart from visiting the places in Kerala, you can also celebrate the new year by visiting clubs and hotels at your nearby places. For e.g. Last year in Kochi there was event happened which is named as Kochi-Muziris Biennale which was a huge success and attracted many domestic and international travelers. Also in Vasco-Da-Gama square street, there was a huge sale of jewelry and traditional garments on the new year eve.

And if you are planning to visit clubs and hotels for the new year celebration you make advance bookings in hotels/clubs to get your favorite hotels and clubs. And also, early booking helps you in grabbing some huge discounts.

The new year 2018 in Kerala can be one of your memorable new year celebrations in Kerala if planned perfectly and smoothly. Kerala not only provides the celebration for the new year but also a vast place for Christmas celebration. Attractions like Alleppey backwaters, Fort Kochi, Varkala new year party can be one of the best celebrations which you have not yet experienced in your life. The list of places mentioned in this article sets out to be the best destination in Kerala for new year celebrations. The list can be helpful in figuring out the places to be visited for the new year’s eve. Whether you have a love for nature, like to see birds chirping, or like scenic mountains, the godown city has almost everything which one needs for a perfect vacation. You can check out top 10 travel destinations in Kerala for new year celebration 2017 here.

So don’t miss out the chance to celebrate the year-end and welcome a new one differently in god’s own country. Bound by countless beautiful landscape, you can probably plan a celebration in the purest form in the lap on nature. Even if you are a party person there are places that offer good nightclubs and party venues. This would definitely be totally different as the best resorts and clubs are too surrounded by natural beauty like they may be set on each side or near backwaters etc. Whatever it may be if you set to visit Kerala this Christmas holiday you certainly heading for a totally different experience altogether. All you need to do without any delay is just select the best holiday package provider before the bookings to your favorite destination get closed.

Toursinindia always offers the best tour packages to make your celebrations memorable. Contact us now to get the Alleppey honeymoon packages at an affordable price and celebrate this new year with us.