It is a thumb rule for all our trips that we start pretty early, so that we avoid Delhi's traffic during the lean hours. Hence, we started our journey to Raadballi at 4:00 AM - just two days before the New Year 2019. Nothing can beat the new year celebration except the solitude of hills and while being on this trip, I had figured out that Palampur and Dharamshala are almost equal distance from Delhi and have almost the same route. However, both of them have their own stories and their own breathtaking beauty of nature. God must have created these places for His own repose and tranquility.
Finding this location was not an easy task. I searched and searched through various websites, resorts, home stays, and hotels but everything was occupied for New Year's celebration. Dharamshala is very near to Delhi and has actually become quite commercial. However, we were lucky enough to find the hidden gem of Kangra Valley called Raadballi Retreat.