Top Places to be during New Year Karnataka

New Year Karnataka

Karnataka is a rich land with enormous diversity in it. The State was previously called the State of Mysore which now has been changed to Karnataka as the majority are Kannada speaking individuals

As far as New Year Karnataka are concerned, the population is an intense celebratory folk which want to celebrate an occasions to make it memorable as most of the Indians prefer it.

So when it comes to New Year’s Eve, there is a diverse in that too. Many people prefer clubbing, many prefer staying in with family and friends and many would like to spend the last day of the year doing something exciting. This blog is to give an idea of what you can do to spice up your New Year’s.

1. Gokarna

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If you ask anybody that which is the best place to celebrate New Year’s in Karnataka the first thing that comes to their mind is Gokarna. Situated in the West coast of the peninsula, Gokarna is the most attracted beach coast in the whole of Karnataka. Every year people go down to Gokarna to experience its sea-salty cuisine and also the cheap alcohol. Gokarna welcomes many tourists are the time of New Year’s and they promise to serve the customers with the at most honesty and hospitality.

The Beach properties in Gokarna are one of the best places to be for the New Year’s in Karnataka. And everyone who have already experienced it would vouch for it. Apart from the magnificent sun rises and very comfy homestays, Gokarna offers many activities which will enrich your New Year Karnataka. People have experienced solace and tranquillity at this place and I hope you do too.

Places to Visit:                             

  • Om Beach
  • Gokarna Town
  • Maha Ganapathi Temple
  • Mahabaleshwar Temple

Things to do in Gokarna:

  • Snorkeling
  • Banana Boat Riding
  • Parasailing
  • Catamaran Ride

2. Chikmagalur


Chikmagalur is a hill station which is mainly a coffee plantation institute. Due to the high altitude, majority of the time Chikmagalur is often covered with Fog and the temperature is always freezing. With scenic mountains, greenery to the eye, and lovely coffee available almost everywhere, Chickmagalur should be on your New Year’s Eve in Karnataka list.

You can also see many outside adventure activities taking place around Chickmagalur, like Trekking, Coffee plantation museum, ADV motorsport events, and many more. Chickmagalur is an amazing place to visit and really does enhance your experience of traditional hill stations. Top stuff to do in our list for New Year Karnataka.

Places to visit:

  • Coffee Museum
  • Kudurekha Jamly
  • Mahatma Gandhi Park
  • Mullayana Giri

Things to Do:

  • Coffee tasting session
  • City Parties
  • Nature Walk

3. Hampi

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If you are an art and architectural geek, I believe Hampi would be very familiar to you. Hampi is the Sole and entitled fame of Karnataka. Hampi situated in the Northern Central region of Karnataka is the pride or the crown Jewel of the starte. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which brings a bundle of pride to the state. Hampi is a Small Village in Karnataka which is situated in the Banks of Tungabhadra River. Hampi is the best place to be at New Year’s in Karnataka. Learning about the heritage of the state and to see the iconic buildings put together and carvings made of boulders are truly a treat to the eye.

Because it is situated in the north of the state, the place is usually a nerve centre when it comes to the heat. The Average temperatures in the summers are usually well over 35 degrees Celsius. The sculptures and the ancient buildings are a treat to the eye and a well administered foundation. The Karnataka Government has a great job in maintaining the Archaeological sites. This is really a back in time check for many people to get a glimpse of such structures. Hampi should really be on your list of places to be during the New Year’s Eve in Karnataka and a must visit entity. Devotional and Spiritual visit on New Year Karnataka.

Best time to Visit Humpi – November to March

Places to visit:

  • Virupaksha Temple
  • Archeological Museum
  • Monkey Temple
  • Royal Enclosure

Things to do:

  • Take a tour of the city
  • Visit the party places in and around Hampi

4. Nagarahole Tiger Reserve

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Nagarahole Tiger Reserve is a real foundation whose main ideology is to protect the tiger and create a habitat especially for tigers. The Nagar hole Tiger Reserve is also known as the Rajiv Gandhi National Park is situated at Nagarahole. For your New Year’s think about gliding through the forest reserve of Nagarahole surrounded with the feline predators taking a stroll next to you.

The Safari at the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve is a sensational expedition around the wildlife exuberance which you should definitely experience as your New Year in Karnataka. The lush greenery and exotic wildlife which is very divine to the eye. For a totally unique experience at the National Tiger Reserve check on the website and make the bookings. Celebrate your New Year Karnataka with the wildlife of Nagarahole.

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Best time to Visit: April to June

Safari Timings:

  • Morning Safari between 6am and 8am
  • Evening Safari between 3pm and 5pm

Animals to Spot:

  • Bengal Tigers
  • Asiatic Elephants
  • Gaurs
  • Deer

5. Shivanasamudra Falls

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Shivanasamudra is a gorgeous waterfall situated near Mysore. The divine waterfall is present in the Mandya district. Although it is present in Karnataka the waterfall gives an illuminatti of being an island. For this New Year, you can attain tranquillity at the Shivanasamudra Falls. It is most secluded waterfalls which make it desirable for many adventure junkies.  

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6. Guhantara Resort Bangalore

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Guhantara resort is a resort which is themed after the old stone hinged caved resorts. The Resort is situated in Kaggalipura on Kanakapura Road. The resort is themed off the cave infrastructure which is well planned and executed resort. This resort should be on the top of your list as the place to be at New Year’s in Karnataka. The resort takes good care of its customers while fulfilling everything they possibly can. The food is great with the alcohol being reasonably priced. The Guhantara is a place to be to celebrate the new year Karnataka with a bang.

The resort is designed beautifully planned and many activities are housed in it. Activities like zip-lining and paintball area are the main activities present here. The resort hosts a grand part for the New Year’s. If you want to kick back and relax for the New Year’s and have a relaxing drink this is the place to be. The resort is the top places to be at when the ball drops for the New Year’s and this will be a relaxing experience to have.

7. Shihaandara Resort

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The resort situated near Bangalore is a great place to escape the reality and have new experiences in life. Shihaandara resort has special arrangements done in the resort for the guests. The calming surroundings of the resort is soothing and the customers will have a relaxing stay here. The establishment provides outdoor activities with the ADV circuit being one of the main attractions. With great food and Cheap liquor making it a wonderful place to be. ,7Nearing the New Year Karnataka the resort hosts a gala with groovy music and an amazing setup which ensure fun and amusing experience for the customers.


These are the places which I think is the best to spend time with your loved onces for New Year Karnataka. The New Year’s is a wonderful event which comes once a year bringing joy, happiness and saying goodbyes to the previous year and its sorrows. And welcome the New Year and hoping it will bring new cheer and be prosperous.

These are the places I think should be worth your time for the New Year in Karnataka and hopefully you guys have a blast and welcome the New Year in Style.

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