Best Christmas Destinations of India

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A festival of merriment, feasting and prayer!

Hark! Jingle bell has started to ring. White snow falling, a hearty dinner with friends and family, chiming bells, glittering lights draping the houses, gifts and cards and old carols playing – this is the way everyone dreams of a perfect Christmas celebration. Enfolding gifts & cards, love and warmth in heart, be ready for the gala day in some of the best Christmas holiday places of India. Ho! ho! ho!

Goa

Blessed with rich flora and fauna and paradisiac beaches, Goa tops the list when it comes to celebrate Christmas. Manifesting the long Portuguese past, Christmas is celebrated here with extreme zeal and revelry through its bristling beach parties all the night. With old cathedrals, gleaming lights, traditional carols and beautifully lit up trees and houses you can experience one of the best Christmas fiesta ever. You can have slices of local celebration with rich and delicate Goan bakeries.

Puducherry

The so-called ‘India’s Little France’, welcomes everyone to celebrate quiet and traditional Christmas. Possessing pleasant weather and serene beauty, it is one of the best places to absorb in a peaceful Christmas celebration. Having French colonial past, the place is home to many gothic churches that should be visited during Christmas for its adornment and beauty. With many French styled architecture and variety of French cuisines, make merriment this Christmas in Puducherry.

Kerala

Not just popular for its captivating backwaters, Kerala holds one of the best Christmas celebrations of India. Being home to a considerable population of Christians, Kerala has many cathedrals, churches and streets which brighten up with lights and decorations during Christmas fiesta. If you really want to enjoy the peaceful and local Christmas colour, Kerala is the best destination for you.

Shillong

With chilling cold and enthusiastic Midnight Masses, celebrate Christmas this year in a snowy ambience. Visit the decorated and one of the oldest cathedrals of North East – the Cathedral Church. Warm greetings, melodious carols and jingling bells are ready to welcome you for a rejoicing celebration.

Mumbai

This cosmopolitan city where Christmas is celebrated by all the communities is one of a kind to see. The markets loaded with Christmas trees, lights and decorations will dazzle your mind. The whole city gets wrapped in zeal and merriment. For party lovers there is huge delight with ample Christmas parties in the city. The hill road and Bandra are the places which should not be missed during Christmas.

So, spend this year’s Christmas holiday in some unbeatable places of the country and have gifts, cakes, prayers, decorations, Midnight Masses and local colours – all in one go.