Friends, some music, some beer, some dance and a bonfire makes for a perfect night. Be it the chilling weather of the Himalayas or the chilly winds of the Thar Desert or even the cool breeze of a beach, everything becomes better with some friends and a bonfire to sit around. Here’s a list of some of the best locations in India to have a bonfire night.
Located in the Himalayas, Rishikesh is a major pilgrim location where thousands of people go each year to offer their prayers. Rishikesh has also developed as a camping destination which offers beach camping to forest camping ideas. One could head off for some adventure in the day and chill by a bonfire in the night.
2) Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Jaisalmer can be a perfect location for camping. You could book yourself some canvas tents for a night or two. These tents even have washroom facilities. In the night you can also witness a few traditional song and dance performances while sitting by the bonfire.
3) Kullu & Manali
A popular location situated by the river side, Kullu Manali is a great place for bonfire and camping. The Solang valley in Manali is a great place to set up a camp and have a bonfire. Kullu is also a picturesque place where you can have a bonfire while being surrounded by snow clad mountains and the fast flowing river.
4) Jim Corbett National Park
While you can light a fire inside the national park, you can enjoy a bonfire at a jungle resort. Tiger Camp Resort, Corbett Adventure Resort. The Den Corbett are some of the resorts where you can go to experience the thrill of bonfire in a jungle.
5) Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
One of the most popular travel destination Mussoorie is also known as the gateway to Yamunotri and Gangotri shrines in Northern India. Ideally you can have a bonfire by the Kempty falls or within the jungles and have a wonderful time at the picturesque location.
6) Anjuna, Goa
Anjuna in Goa is quite famous for its beaches. And beaches are a great place to have a bonfire night with friends. Anjuna beach is quite famous among tourists as a place where they can camp and spend the night while enjoying the calm breeze of the sea along with the nightlife of Goa.
7) Henry Islands, West Bengal
This one’s kind of adventurous cause you might feel like a survivor on the island. This isolated island is located in the Bay of Bengal and is covered with dense mangrove forest. One can enjoy the beauty of the natural flora and fauna here by the day, maybe catch a fish or two and then cook it by the bonfire in the night. You can head to Hotel Dolphin for the same.
8) Tiger Point, Lonavala
Lonavala is a beautiful place and is quite popular among the people of Mumbai and Pune who often head out to Lonavala to have a good time with their friends. The Tiger Point is quite famous in Lonavala as it offers a panoramic view of the valley and is popular as a spot for bonfire.
9) Neemrana Fort, Alwar
If you are looking for a luxurious bonfire, then this is the right place. Neemrana Fort is also perfect place to take your lover to for a romantic bonfire night. You can begin by viewing the sunset from the fort followed by lighting the bonfire.
10) Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Spiti Valley is a famous camping spot for trekkers and mountaineers. This place is ideal for camping during the summers when the temperature is bearable here. While enjoying the bonfire here, one can also indulge in some star gazing cause this place is popular among the space enthusiasts.
With a bunch of friends, some drinks and some extra wood, head out to these places for a perfect bonfire night!