November is considered to be a month of relaxation. This is the time of the year when the temperatures drop and people look to travel to different parts of India to explore the beauty without having to worry about rains and heat.
Many people consider November as the best time to travel due to the pleasant weather in most parts of India. Here are a few places in India that you must visit in November so that you can get the best out of it.
10. Udaipur, Rajasthan
Udaipur is one of the most beautiful cities in India that you can explore. November is the best time of the year to come here since the weather is perfect during this time. There is a lot that you can explore in Udaipur and it is one of the most royal cities that are filled with palaces and exquisite architecture. You can also plan a visit to Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary during this time.
9. Pushkar, Rajasthan
Pushkar is known as one of the most religious towns in Rajasthan. This place combines the old world charm with modernization perfectly. Pushkar is lined up with various temples, bathing ghats and bustling market areas. This small town is always packed with tourists and pilgrims. Visiting Pushkar during November is the best time due to the Camel fair. The camels are dressed in colorful clothes and ornaments and take part in races and ramp walks.
8. Hampi, Karnataka
Hampi is one of those places that is rich in culture and history. It is a world heritage site and the beautiful architecture and the remains of some royal pavilions are worth taking a look at. There is a lot that you can explore when in Hampi and visiting during the month of November will ensure you don’t tire yourself walking around. You can also explore the beautiful plantations here which are best seen in November.
7. Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
Corbett National Park is a must visit for all wildlife enthusiasts. This hotspot located in Uttarakhand is home to amazing wildlife and wide range of flora. The Corbett National Park is also home to more than 650 species of birds and over 50 species of raptors. Visiting Corbett National Park during November is the best time as the weather is not too cold and all roads are open as the monsoons have ended.
6. Sonepur, Bihar
Sonepur is a popular town that is located about 25 kms from Patna. This is a great place to visit during November particularly for the Cattle Fair which is unique and something you should witness. This fair takes place on the banks of the holy Ganges and each year a large number of people come to participate in it. The Sonepur Mela is the largest cattle trade in Asia and it is usually accompanied with some traditional Bhojpuri food, traditions, music and more.
5. Amritsar, Punjab
While there may not be a best time to visit Amritsar, visiting this city during November is special due to Guru Nanak Jayanti. This is one of Amritsar’s most colorful festivals and the Golden Temple can be seen in its full splendor during the Guru Nanak Jayanti. The temple is decorated with lights and is filled with millions of pilgrims from across India and the world.
4. Garo Hills, Meghalaya
Garo Hills is a great place for people who love to stay connected with nature. This town is filled with greenery on all sides and is one of the most beautiful towns that nature lovers will enjoy. There are pine trees and small hills that surround the town. There are small and large waterfalls that flow through the hills creating a mesmerizing view. November is an ideal time to visit since the popular Wangala Festival takes place during this time. You can witness some of the traditions of Meghalaya and enjoy the local delicacies and music with the people.
3. Hadoti, Rajasthan
Hadoti is one of the most beautiful places in Rajasthan. Visiting Hadoti during November is special due to the Bundi festival. This is one of the best festivals if you want to see the folklore, culture, crafts and traditions of India come alive. During this festival, visitors can also see various folk and classical musical and dance events. There are also traditional rural sports that locals and visitors can enjoy. Tourists can also enjoy the cities of Kota and Baran when they visit Hadoti.
2. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi is one of the oldest human settlements that is considered a holy place for Hindus. This city is loaded with temples, ashrams and more. The most important part of Varanasi is the holy River Ganges. This is a popular spot for Hindus to come and take a dip and is associated with various religious sentiments for Hindus. There are a number of festivals that fall in the month of November and the city lights up with joy, color and bright diyas. It makes this old city look splendid and beautiful.
1. Shantiniketan, West Bengal
Shantiniketan is one of the best places to visit if you love the culture and art of India. This place is known as the castle of peace and is also one of the most romantic places in West Bengal. There are various green lawns and numerous heritage houses that belong to the great Rabindranath Tagore. The best time to visit Shantiniketan is in November when the temperature drops and the humidity levels drop as well.