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Four last-minute New Year’s Eve getawaysWelcome the New Year in a luxurious resort deep in a forest or indulge in unlimited food and drinks with the Himalayas in the backdrop, these four resorts are open and taking bookings for NYE.
New Year’s Eve is nigh, and it’s that time of the year when people start where and how they would want to ring in the New Year. If you live in Kathmandu Valley and are looking for a getaway for the final day of 2022, we have curated a list of properties that are hosting exciting NYE events.
Park Village Resort
Located on the foothills of Shivapuri National Park, Park Village Resort’s location has long made it an ideal weekend getaway destination for Kathmandu’s residents. The resort’s New Year’s Eve event is just one of the many reasons to spend your final day of 2022 at this resort. The charming resort’s NYE event starts early at 6:30 pm and will feature unlimited BBQ snacks, buffet dinner, unlimited drinks until 8pm, live music, and DJ music from 9pm onwards.
Price: Rs 16,999 nett (for two) includes accommodation in a deluxe room and entry to the NYE event.
De Lakeside Simlang Hotel, Markhu
Located around 40 kms from Kathmandu, the delightful hotel in Markhu makes for a great budget escape this New Year’s Eve. The property is located just above the Kulekhani Reservoir and offers great views of the man-made lake and its surrounding hills. The hotel’s swimming pool area is also a great spot to watch the sunset. If you are in the mood to party, the hotel’s special New Year’s Eve event features a live performance by the band Pasa Rockers followed by party music.
Price: Rs 3,200 nett (per person on a B&B basis) includes welcome drinks, snacks, dinner, and entry to the NYE event.
Gokarna Forest Resort, Gokarneshwar
If you want to escape the city without leaving it, Gokarna Forest Resort, which is nestled deep within the lush Gokarna forest, is the place to be. The resort’s special New Year’s Eve room package includes accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, entry to its New Year’s Eve event, and access to the swimming pool and gym. The resort’s NYE event kicks off at 7:30pm and includes a buffet dinner and unlimited snacks. The event’s guests will also get a free flow of beer, cocktails, mocktails, soft drinks and juices until 11 pm.
Jyostna Maharjan will emcee the event, and there will be a live performance by the band Jung Trio Extended. DJ Shyank will keep the party going into midnight.
Prices: New Year’s Eve Room Package rates on a B&B basis and entry to the NYE event starts from Rs 16,999 nett (for single occupancy), Rs 22,999 nett (for double occupancy) and Rs 31,999 nett (for triple occupancy)
Aagantuk Resort, Dhulikhel
The luxurious Aagantuk Resort has plenty going for it. It is tucked away in a quiet part of Dhulikhel, is surrounded by pine forests, and offers stunning views of the Himalayas. The resort has come up with a stay package designed for its NYE event. The package includes accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis and entry to its New Year’s Eve event, which includes an endless free flow of beer and spirits and unlimited barbecue, snacks, and buffet dinner. The event will also feature live performances by Ashmita Adhikari and Anand Karki
Price: Rs 24,999 nett (for double occupancy on a B&B basis) and includes entry to the NYE event and a bottle of wine in the room.