A big reason as to why Bangalore is one of the top metropolitan cities in India is owing to the umpteen destinations around it that you can enjoy during your stay. Check out the following page on Tripoto to know which are the best places to visit near Bangalore: https://www.tripoto.com/weekend-getaways/from-bangalore Some of the best places to visit around Bangalore for New Year's are Hampi, Pondicherry, Alleppey, Ooty and Kodaikanal. Go through the articles by fellow travellers to plan where you could go as well. Attaching some of the most helpful ones below. Hope this helps and have a great trip!