Places to celebrate the end of the year

Terrace rooms looking onto the lake, tented accommodation in a desert, a plush bungalow in a tea estate and more – pick one of these lovely Indian hotels for a year-end holiday

Pushkar: Colours in the desert

The annual Pushkar Mela at the start of every winter is five days of astonishing energy and rustic fun fair. Photos by Debjeet Kundu