An introduction to Himachal Christmas celebrations
"We all are curious about how Christmas is celebrated in Himachal. Around all over the Himachal, Shimla has been declared as a best place to rejoice the New Year party completely. Here, you will get the actual feeling for welcoming next year. That's why various people come here and the wonderful thing about this winter, and the celebrations which will be going over here is that people from many different cultures and from many different nations come here, and celebrate Christmas here. It is quite a new experience for everybody to celebrate his/her experience here
Meanwhile, the tourism department of the northern hill resorts (Himachal Pradesh) organizes various programmes according to the varied tastes of the people.
Most of the people come here in order to spend their winters in the chilling snow and believe that this is really a beautiful culture of Himachal Pradesh. People enjoy the folk dance of the state and the Christmas celebration is really energetic here.
Number of people, including international and domestic tourists, and locals, gather to celebrate Christmas in the various known locations of the state. During celebration of Christmas in Shimla, most of the Churches are found decorated with flowers and lights and lit with candles. Moreover, in luxury hotels of Shimla you will see expensive Christmas trees that will be decorated with stars and tinsels, toys, plastic fruits.
What is so special about celebrating Christmas in Himachal?
Christmas festivities bring a refreshing enthusiasm to the local industry of Himachal Pradesh that faces not a good time for whole of the year. Tourists in the hill resorts of Shimla and Manali that receives a heavy snowfall in winters are always curious to celebrate the Christmas Eve with delight and more fun. The travel, tourism and hotel industry of Shimla encourages the Christmas celebrations and the not so far away New Year celebrations to make up for the traffic and money with quality service in tourism business. Having been affected for terrorism across the different parts of the country since the terror attacks and also due to global financial slowdown, the local businessmen are offering special discounts to the visitors. This offer contains Christmas celebrations and many more things at very affordable rates.
How many people love to celebrate Christmas in Himachal?
large number of tourists come to this place every year on the occasion of Christmas and New year, this is due to the fact since, the state offers much offers at low costs. This is the terror free state therefore we have a large rush of tourists to celebrate Christmas here every year. Himachal always expect this number to increase in the coming days, due to great packages to all the people around the globe. Every year more than 10 million tourists from all over the world visit Himachal Pradesh, so, this is a great number and the joy they all get is unforgettable. "The first snowfall which increases the occupancy of the hotel rooms, it is always determined Christmas and New Year season would turn out to be fruitful for the state". It feels good to be here, especially in the time of Christmas. People enjoy a lot. Even if people don't have plans as such for Christmas and New Year but one thing that they would do for sure is partying.
Celebrate Christmas and New Year Eve in Shimla, Manali, Kasauli, Chail and other destinations of himachal with special Christmas and New Year Weekend Packages to make your holidays more exotic and more cheerful. Here, hotels provide special packages and discount offers for hotel booking and cars on rent to any destination of himachal which includes Special Surprises. Hill of Queen shimla is a capital of Himachal Pradesh surrounded by its natural beauty is one of the recognized tourist spot in India. There are many tourist places to visit in and around Shimla like Indian Institute of Advance Studies, Glen, Ridge, Mall Road, Lakar bazaar, Jakhu Temple Fagu, Kufri, chail etc. Here, hotels provide special packages and discount offers for hotel booking and cars on rent to any destination of himachal which includes Special Surprises
The Ridge road is also the venue for Christmas festival, government functions and local celebrations during the New Year's Eve. When the month of December begins, the craze of Christmas feast appears amongst people all over the world. One of the most renowned locations for festivity of Christmas in India is Shimla. Where everyone begins to set up their decorations at house besides, Shimla is a best place which looks alive as decorations go up in every corner of the town. Here, you will find Hotels, beaches, resorts, vacation homes are super packed with lots of celebration arrangements.
Almost each of their homes in Shimla is decorated with lights that appear like a star shinning. In this celebration many related families are invited to celebrate their grand feast. Sometimes, in the party one will enjoy few games which are arranged for children and different age groups. Besides all this, kids enjoy when they meet Santa and get some surprise gifts such as toys and toffees. In spite of that in Shimla you will see is maximum population of Roman Catholics. On New Year/Christmas eve, most of the activities done in Shimla include private get-together, private parties, concerts and performances, celebrity shows and magic shows.
In fact, the best time to celebrate Christmas any place in India is Shimla. India is a multi-cultural country in which different region people follow their own festivals and traditions. In Shimla, One can enjoy lots of vibrant colors and unique features in New Year celebrations. Moreover, every one decorates his house with auspicious flowers, leaves and light besides exchange traditional New Year gifts to their dear ones. They also invite their relatives and friends in their homes and offer relish meals to mark the auspicious day.
What people do in the Christmas eve?
People of Himachal especially give importance to New Year by making trips on the cruises or take delicious meal in any grand resort or hotel. Hotels and resorts also offer you special passes to enter into big parties that are organized by them. In many places in this state, the popular Celebrities are found to be invited during the concerts. The entry to such places is predetermined from the beginning. The bookings are usually done one to two weeks before the definite celebration. Only those people are permitted to enter who have booked the tickets in advance. Hence, the fervor among the crowd continues till the end day of New Year.
In Shimla people decorate mango or banana trees their houses with mango leaves. Furthermore, here people use small clay oil-burning for their decorations. These small clay lamps are placed on the tops of walls. This town is also packed with grand get-togethers that are arranged by hotels, resorts and some other party lawns. It is an interesting fact to note that the celebration of Christmas in Shimla is celebrated in a different style in the various parts of the town. The way Christmas is celebrated in the Shimla is completely different from the other town around the world. Here, every home even makes a picture of baby that will be placed as Jesus Christ in on Christmas Day. Most of the churches in Shimla are packed with red rose's decoration. Inside it, there is a mango tree that is found decorated with toffees, toys, game boxes. Here, you will see some magic shows that are held by expert magicians.
Thus, you will get the real feeling of Christmas in Shimla.