Only a few months are left for 2020 and now it is the right time to pack your back and wander. Summer season is almost over and winters are yet to come. November is considered as one of the beautiful months of the whole year. The trees had almost shed their leaves and new ones are about to grow, the surroundings are slightly cold because of the cold breezes flowing in the evening, all these things create a beautiful scenario just like a fairy tale. Personally, for me, October and November are the two most FAVOURITE months of the year.
Also see: Best Places to visit in October in India
Best Places To Visit In November In India
If you are planning for a vacation or to take a break from your busy schedule for a few days then this is the perfect time for you to pack your bags. In this blog, I am going to tell you some interesting places to visit especially for this beautiful month of November.
So let’s start
1) Bir Billing
This is a village in the premises of Himachal Pradesh and one of the most favorite tourist spot for the month of November. It is really a beautiful place and let you have a mesmerizing experience. The best part is that you can visit this place along with your family.
Activities– Trekking, camping, nature walks, hand gliding, and paragliding
Tourist spots– Bir Road, Bir Tea factory, Tibetan colony, and Sherabling monastery.
Situated at the bank of river Ganga, this place is one of the holiest places in India. There are few religious places which you can visit such as you can take a dip in the Ganges, Yamuna, and Saraswati at the Triveni Ghat if you are quite spiritual. Apart from this, Rishikesh offers plenty of adventure activities too. This place has a relaxed vibe which can settle down the storms of your daily life in your mind.
Activities– River Rafting, Giant Swimming, Bungee Jumping, and Ganga Aarti.
Tourist spots– The Beatles Ashram, Laxman Jhula, Kunjapuri temple, Rishikund, Vashishta Gufa.
3) Lahaul and Spiti
This Himalayan district is one of the most preferred tourist spots in North India in the month of November. This place is rich in flora and fauna and some breathtaking views. Interestingly, you can only visit this place before the arrival of winters.
Activities– Spiti Trek, River rafting, Tabo monasteries, Try Ribba and camping at Chandratal.
Tourist spots– Pin Valley National Park, Dhankar, Kunzum pass, Chandratal, and Surat Tal, Ki and Kaza
This city is full of museums, weapons, colors, vintage painting and of course the saga of the Great Rajputs. Personally, if I were you then I would have chosen Jodhpur as my holiday destination. I had visited Jodhpur number of times and words will be less to express the mesmerizing experience of this colorful and wonderful city.
Activities– Desert Safari, Watch the sunset at Pal Haveli, make a wish at Jaswant Thada, etc.
Tourist spot – Mehrangarh Fort, Mandore Gardens, Umaid Bhawan Palace.
This place is also known as the queen of the Satpura. It is one of the most famous hill stations and holiday spot in India. It is situated at 1100 meters above the sea level and is surrounded by lush green flora and fauna.
Activities– Sunrise at Hathi Shikhar, nature walks, exploring the Rajat waterfalls.
Tourist spot– Apsara Vihar, Handi khoh, Pandava and Jatashankar caves.
The capital of Vijaynagar empire founded by Harihar and Bukka during the time of Tughlaq dynasty. Hampi is one of the most popular sites in South India in terms of history and culture. It comes under the list of world heritage sites of the UNESCO. You will find some beautiful temples and examples of exceptional architecture.
Activities– Visit the Tungabhadra River, Explore the stepped tank, shop at the Hampi Bazaar.
Tourist spot – The Islamic quarter, A legion of temples, The Sacred center, and the Royal center.
Mysore has witnessed the heroics of the Tipu Sultan – The Tiger of Mysore and on the other hand, the charm of the Krishnaraja Sagar dam mesmerizes the visitors. Kerala is known as God’s own city and the beautiful weather will prove it. It is a perfect holiday destination in the month of November.
Activities– Visit the Sandalwood factory, Silk factory, Mysore Fountain and drive to the Chamundi Hills.
Tourist Spot – Mysore zoo, Palace of Maharaja or Maharaja’s palace, Railway museum, Mysore Palace, and Srirangapatna.
This place also has a historical connection as this place was the first capital of the Great Mauryan Empire. It also has some religious and hence, this place is close to the hearts of Jains, Buddhists and of course the Hindus.
Activities – Boating in Ghora Katora lake and Visit the Cyclopean wall
Tourist Spot –Jivaka Avan Gardens, Venu Vana, Ratnagiri hills and Ajatshatru Fort
It is a beach destination in the West Bengal and one of the most romantic places on the east side of the country. Digha is also known as the Brighton of the East. Well! This place is a perfect destination for the couples to make some beautiful memories witnessing the sunset and sunrise.
Activities – Shopping in Digha, Explore Shankarpur, Visit Mandarmani, and the marine aquarium
Tourist spot – Ambrabati park, Shiva temple, Talsari and Junput
This place is the home for Sikkimese-Bhutia community which is full of green plains and grasslands, Snow Cape Mountain and a different hue of flowers. You can go for the natural trek, witness some local tradition and the most important thing is to taste the local cuisine.
Activities – Explore the Chopta valley, Cholamu Trek, Visit Lhamo Lake
Tourist spot – Lachen Monastery, Thangu valley, Chungthang, Guru Dongmar lake
The city of Taj Mahal is the next in the list of the best places to visit in November. The weather is very soothing in November and you will be able to witness the flood of tourists. Apart from the Taj Mahal, you can also visit other important places such as Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort and Kinnari Bazaar, etc.
Activities – Bird watching, relish Mughal cuisine and shopping at Kinnari bazaar
Tourist spot – Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpuri Sikri, and Akbar mausoleum
The land of deserts was once the most common center of medieval India. The climate is usually very hot and dry but in the month of November, it is quite pleasant. It is a very romantic place and you can enjoy some good moments by having dinner under the moonlight. Apart from this, you can also enjoy traditional and folk dances and regional plays.
Activities – Desert Safari, Desert camping, parasailing, Dune Bashing, Paramotoring
Tourist spot – Patwon ki haveli, Jaisalmer war museum, and Jaisalmer Fort
A beautiful place in Arunachal Pradesh, Ziro is a beautiful hilly destination. It is famous for the Ziro music festival which is held in September and till the time you will read this article, it might have got over, we had made a separate post on Triponzy for that. But still, Ziro is evergreen and suitable place to visit in the month of November.
Tourist Spots– Orchid Research Centre, Shiva Langa, Tarin Fish Farm, and Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary.
Famous for its blue beaches, palm trees, and Portuguese infrastructure, Goa is one of the exciting and interesting places to visit. You can make it your destination for the month of November. Goa remains an all-time favorite spot and everyone wants to visit once in their life. In the month of November, this place has more warm weather and a beautiful climate which will make you fall in love with this city.
Activities – Scuba diving, parasailing, and sport fishing
Tourist spot – Panjim, Baga beach, Dudh Sagar waterfalls, and Colva beach
Sanchi stupas have their history dating back to the Mauryan period (12th century BC). The Sanchi is a pride of Madhya Pradesh and holds many stories for narration. Located around 46 kilometers away from Bhopal, Sanchi is known for one of the oldest stone structures in India.
Tourist spot – Sanchi stupas and many stone sculpture
So, these are the 15 best places you can visit in November. Make sure to take a lot many pictures and selfies to paste in your travel book.