40 Best Places to Visit in India in November
India is a land filled with a lot of tourist attractions and year-round attractions. Many interesting spots in the country are still out of reach in many tourist itineraries due to many reasons. November marks the beginning of winter season in India. The climate would not be very cold and the rainy season would have just ended. Thus, the places with water attractions would be at its prime beauty like hill station. And, hill stations would look like a fairytale and this month marks the beginning of many cultural festivals.
Some attractions get beautiful only during certain season and this might be one of the reasons to why people usually skip these spots. Here are Top 40 Places to Visit in India in November that you should not miss at any cost.
Top Places to Visit in North India in November
Early November is the best time to visit Delhi if you wish to explore the region with ease. By December, the smog level will increase in Delhi, making it uncomfortable for travelers. Apart from the climate, the month is also famous for the Qutub Festival. During the Qutub Festival, the tourists can enjoy Sufi dance and music celebration, cultural performances, and others.
Activities in November : Heritage walk, cultural programs, sightseeing, shopping, cycling tour, mountaineering, tasting street food, and others
Top attractions to visit : Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Lotus Temple, Chandni Chowk, Nizammudin Dargah, India Gate, Red Fort, Akshardham Temple, and others
2. Udaipur, Rajasthan
If you wish to enjoy a romantic vacation in Rajasthan, Udaipur, the City of Lake is the right choice. With the recent rains from the monsoon, the palaces and lakes will be fresh. The pleasing climate of November makes it more comfortable to explore.
Activities in November : Top November activities to enjoy here are temple hopping, shopping, boating, sightseeing, and others.
Top attractions to visit : Top November attractions to enjoy in Udaipur are Vintage Car Museum, Gulab Bagh, Saheliyon ki Baori, Jag Mandir, Monsoon Palace, City Palace, Lake Pichola, and others.
Suggested Tours :
- 3 Days - Udaipur Tour with Eklingji Nagda Temple
- 3 Days - Udaipur Tour with Shrinathji Nathdwara Temple
- 4 Days - Udaipur Tour with Chittorgarh
- 4 Days - Udaipur Kumbhalgarh Tour Package
3. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Jaisalmer is a desert. Think what would happen to desert in winter. You ought to take cool desert safari. You can find a lot of architectural marvels and other desert related activities only in winter. November is the right place to enjoy a colourful desert. Jaisalmer becomes a majestic place in November and you ought to visit to get a unique styled vacation.
Activities in November: Desert Safari, Night Stay at Safari Camp, Jeep Safari, Sightseeing, Forts and Monuments, Shopping
Top Attractions to Visit: Patwon ki Haveli, Jaisalmer Fort, Desert Safari, War Memorial and Cemetery, State Museum, Catholic Cathedral and Others.
Read More : Top Tourist Attractions in Jaisalmer
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4. Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Bharatpur is an important place in Rajasthan for migration birds. November is the month for bird watching here. Hundreds of bird watchers visit this place every day in November for watching birds. A lot of birds from Central Asia like Pelicans, Flycatchers, Geese, Wagtail and many other exotic birds visit this place. You can find a lot of water birds and land birds. You can find countless of migration birds in November in this place.
Activities in November: Spotting Birds at National Park, Enjoy Boating, Sightseeing
Top Attractions to Visit: Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Temples, Monuments and Palaces, Nehru Park, Bankebihari Temple, Deeg Palace
Read More : Top Tourist Attractions in Bharatpur
Suggested Tour : 8 Days - Golden Triangle with Bharatpur Tours
Due to top attractions like Jaipur, Jaisalmer and others, Hadoti has become a less known attraction in Rajasthan. Hadoti is a year-round attraction with beautiful sightseeing spots, heritage buildings and others. The best part of visiting Hadoti during November is Bundi festival. This festival is a traditional cultural festival, which is famous for turban competition, music competitions, rural sport meet, classic dance performances and others.
Numerous people from various parts of the country visit Hadoti during November to be a part of Bundi festival. During November, migration birds from Russia, Ladakh, China and a few European countries visit the water bodies in Hadoti. Bird watching is a very important activity in November.
Activities in November: Bundi Festival, Sightseeing, Water Based Activities in Chambal River, Bird Watching and Others.
Top Attractions to Visit: Garh Palace, Chambal River, Hadoti Markets, Kota and Others.
Read More : Top Tourist Attractions in Bundi
Suggested Tour : 14 Days - Village Tours in Rajasthan
6. Bundi, Rajasthan
Since Bundi is covered with Aravalli Ranges, the month of November brings a pleasing climate to the land. Bundi is indeed a geographically small region, but the heritage and natural beauties of this land are worth exploring, especially from November to February. The prime reason to choose November is that it is the month of the famous Bundi Festival. During this festival, you can enjoy cultural performances, local sports, shopping, carnival activities, and much more.
Activities in November : Shopping, cultural performances, camel ride, adventure sports, tasting local delicacies, and more
Top attractions to visit : Nawal Sagar Lake, Garh Palace, Raniji ki Baoli, Taragarh Fort, and others
7. Pushkar, Rajasthan
Pushkar is a famous colorful destination for culture lovers. Pushkar is also an important pilgrimage site. Along the banks of River Pushkar, you can find numerous temples for cultural exploration and spiritual visits. The best reason to choose Pushkar for your November vacation is the famous Pushkar Camel Fair. During this fair, you can watch camel trading, camel beauty contest, local games, mustache competition, shopping, and much more.
Activities in November :Apart from the cultural and entertainment activities that take place during the five-day camel fair, the city is also famous for hot air ballooning, pilgrimage touring, camel safari, shopping, delicacy tasting, and others
Top attractions to visit Pushkar Lake, Varaha Temple, Brahma Temple, Raghunatha Swamy temple, and others
Pushkar Travel Guide
Suggested Tour : 5 Days - Udaipur Package with Pushkar Jaipur
8. Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Although November is not officially the winter, the climate will be chill and misty. The waterfalls will be gushing, and the pine forests, valleys filled with oaks, plantations, orchards, and meadows, will be lush during November. November is also the right time to visit Manali for both adventure activities and honeymoon activities.
Activities in November :River rafting, trekking, hiking, camping, temple hopping, shopping, backpacking, paragliding, and others
Top attractions to visit : Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Naggar Fort, Kuthar Fort, Hadimba Temple, local markets, and others
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9. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla will be lush with pine forests, dense valleys, and a clear climate during November. The water bodies will be filled with water, and the climate will be dry. Thus, you can enjoy all the tourist attractions and activities (especially adventure activities) during this month. If you are visiting in November, do not miss shopping for souvenirs.
Activities in November : Trekking, camping, picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, temple hopping, shopping, strolling, photography, birdwatching, viewpoints, sunset views, and others
Top attractions to visit : Jakhoo Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Ridge Road, Shimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary, Mall Road, and others.
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- 4 Days - Shimla Tour from Delhi by Volvo Bus
- 5 Days - Shimla Tour From Delhi
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10. Amritsar, Golden temple
Amritsar is a year-round attraction. In November, Guru Purab festival is celebrated. The golden temple of Amritsar is an eye-catching attraction by itself. This festival would add more aesthetic value to this place. You can find a lot of exhibitions, fairs and other activities around the temple during November.
Activities in November: Celebrate Festival, Guru-ka-Langar, Wagah Border Ceremony
Top Attractions to Visit: Guru Purab Festival Celebration, Wagah Border Ceremony, Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh, Ram Bagh
Also Read : Golden Temple Amritsar- The Most Visited Place in the World
Suggested Tour :
- 7 Days - Golden Triangle with Golden Temple Tour
- 7 Days - Amritsar Dharamshala Shimla Tour from Mumbai
Varanasi is a religious place that is known for many cultural activities. You ought to visit the banks of the river very early in the morning to witness some important rituals and mesmerizing nature.
This oldest inhabited place in the world becomes a paradise in November with the celebration Diwali. This is the festival of lights. The river Ganges would look enchanting during this celebration with fireworks decorating the sky at night.
Activities in November: Enjoy Diwali Festival, Boat Riding at Ganges River, Strolling around Ghats of Varanasi, Shopping at Varanasi
Top Attractions to Visit: Dashashwamedh Ghat, Vishwanath Temple, Widow Ashram, Benaras Hindu University, Ramnagar Fort
Read More :
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Suggested Tour :
- 2 Days - Varanasi Private Tour Itinerary
- 3 Days - Varanasi Tour including Sarnath
- 9 Days - Golden Triangle with Varanasi Tour (Ganges Tour)
Bodhgaya or Bodh Gaya is located in Bihar. It is an important religious spot for Buddhists as it is famous for the Bodhi tree under which Gautama Buddha gained enlightenment. Also a pilgrim spot, which becomes very special during November. November marks the time when monks from Dharamsala and other spots reach Bodhgaya on foot. During November, the sightseeing is easier with mild climate. The temperature would not raise above 20 degree C in the daytime.
Activities in November: Spotting Monks Migrating, Temple Rituals, Sightseeing, Caravan Riding (Wonder on Wheel) and Others.
Top Attractions to Visit: Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Hindoo Temple, Mucalindalake, Vietnam Temple And Others.
This is not just a spot for Buddhism followers. The place has rich natural attractions, numerous temples and other attractions that pull numerous tourists from various parts of the world to Bodh Gaya during November.
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13. Sanasar, Jammu and Kashmir
The entire Jammu and Kashmir state would be a beautiful embrace during November. The temperature wouldn’t have fallen immensely, and yet the valleys and mountains would be beautiful. One of the famous tourist attractions of Kashmir is Sanasar, which is famous for the pine forests, lakes, mountain regions, valleys, and much more. Since November is dry and covered in green, you can enjoy numerous adventure sports here.
Activities in November :Camping, golfing, trekking, hiking, zorbing, paragliding, and others
Top attractions to visit : Nag Mandir, Shank Pal Temple, Sanasar golf course, Surni Kund, and others
Also Read : Top Places to Visit in Jammu & Kashmir
14. Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh
India is not just about beautiful nature. Spirituality and the culture that arose from spiritualism are two main important elements of Indian beauty. To explore such a culture, visit Sanchi in November. November is also the time of Chethiyagiri Vihara Festival, which is of religious importance to Buddhists.
Activities in November :Photography, temple visit, heritage walk, and others
Top attractions to visit : Ashoka Pillar, Great Stupa, Sanchi Museum, Gupta Temple, and Udayagiri Caves
15. Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
Found on the holy banks of River Kashipra, this olden city is filled with ancient temples, which would look fresh during November. You can find numerous local and religious festivals in November, and the temples will conduct special rituals during those celebrations. The climate of the month is also pleasing, allowing you to enjoy exploring the region, with ease.
Activities in November : Shopping, temple hopping, sightseeing, and others
Top attractions to visit : Shaktipeeth Maa Harsiddhi Temple, Bhartrihari Caves, Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, Kal Bhairav temple, Ram Mandir Ghat, Kaliadeh Palace, and others
16. Kaziranga National Park, Assam
Kaziranga National Park opens for tourists from November (closes in April). Thus, you get to experience the first glimpse of this nature before tourists cover this place. November is the right time to enjoy elephant safari and birdwatching. November is also dry and cool, allowing you to venture deep into the forest regions to spot one-horned rhino and other animals.
Activities in November : Elephant safari, birdwatching, photography, and others
Top attractions to visit : Birds to spot in this park are purple heron, Alexandrine parakeet, greater adjutant stork, open billed stork, changeable hawk eagle, long tailed shrike, and others. Apart from elephants and one-horned rhino, this park also famous for tiger, swamp deer, sloth bear, and wild water buffalo.
Also Read : 20 Best Places to visit in Assam
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17. Garo Hills
Garo Hill is located in Meghalaya and is one of the best spots for nature lovers. There are numerous hillocks, pine tree forests, waterfalls and other attractions in Garo Hills. During November, the hill will be rich with greens due to recent rains.
November is a wonderful time to visit this destination due to Wangala festival. This festival is called 100-drum festival as the celebration includes traditional drums, horns, dances and other celebrations. This is the harvest festival and you can find people working on fields during this month.
Activities in November: Enjoying Wangala Festival, Water Activities at Imilchang Fare, Spotting Animals at Dalpakram, Fishing at Napak Lake, Exploring Siju Caves
Top Attractions to Visit: Nokrek Peak, Tur Peak, Imichang Dare, Napak Lake, Borkona Kali Ashram And Others.
Also Read : Top 10 Places To Visit In Meghalaya
Suggested Meghalaya Tour :
- 5 Days - Meghalaya Tour
- 6 Days - Meghalaya Tour Package
- 6 Days - Meghalaya Honeymoon Package
- 6 Days - Trip to Meghalaya
Kohima is located in Nagaland, East India. It is a very rich and interesting hill station with many picturesque spots. The place is also famous for tribal attractions and events. November is the best time to visit Kohima as frost starts by December and snowfall becomes more frequent. During November, the climate will be mild for sightseeing and other adventure activities.
During November, the Naga tribes in this region conduct many events and festivals. Do not forget to taste the local cuisine of the land.
Activities in November: Tribal Events, Trekking, Sightseeing, Photography and Others.
Top Attractions to Visit: War Memorial and Cemetery, Kohima Market, State Museum, Catholic Cathedral and Others.
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19. Shanti Niketan, Kolkata
This is a very small place near Kolkata. There are a lot of museum, gallery and many other attractions. This place is not much of any importance in other months. But in winter, this place becomes a wonderful paradise. Most importantly, the nature in this place becomes million times more beautiful. The whole place would look like a winter hill station.
Read More : Top 20 Exciting Places to Visit in Kolkata
Suggested Tour : Kolkata Full Day Sightseeing Tour
20. Kuari Pass Trek
This trekking route is located in Uttarakhand. It is famous for the moderate trekking trail that takes 3-5 days for completion. The trail includes Nandi Devi, Kamet, Dronagiri and Chaukhamba backdrops. The trail covers green valleys, snow forests, villages and others.
The trek starts from Joshimath. Many cabs run from Haridwar to Joshimath. Early November is the best time to visit this trek. During monsoon season, the trail becomes slippery and becomes risky. During summer, the temperature would be high and travelers get exhausted easily. November is the time when the trail is rich with greens and flowering plants. The calm climate, green vegetation and clear view of the lakes and mountains make the trail more interesting in early November.
The trail begins at three different places namely Haridwar, Dehradun and Rishikesh. It is important to hire a guide during trekking. Rishikesh to Nanprayag is the longest trail that suits expert trekkers. The route through Auli will be at prime beauty throughout November. The Gorson Bugyal route will not suit those who visit during November. Talk to the guide to know more about the routes and attractions nearby.
Top Attractions in the Trail: Camping, Sightseeing, Rock Climbing, Moon Light Trekking, Visit to Neelkantha, Natural Spring Bath and Others.
Read More :
- Top 10 Beautiful Places to Visit in Uttarakhand
- 10 Best Trekking Places in India – The Secret of the Hills
Suggested Tour : 15 Days - Western Himalayas Tour Packages
Dalhousie is a small hill station in Himachal Pradesh. It was the summer retreat of Lord Dalhousie and, thus the name. The place covers five hill stations and is a wonderful spot to visit during early winter too. The place is famous for water based activities, mountain passes and churches.
Top Activities in November: Shopping, Boat Rides, Sach Pass Diving, Enjoying Waterfalls and Others.
Top Attractions to Enjoy: Chamera Lake, Gandhi Chowk, Sach Pass, Panjpulla, Satdhara Falls, Daikund Peak and Others.
Read More : Top 15 Offbeat Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh
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Do you want to visit a fairytale place? Almora of Uttarakhand is the best place to visit in November. It is a picturesque spot and November is the right time to play with deer in deer park.
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is famous during November due to increased spotting of animals. It is a small place and it needs just a couple of days for scaling the whole place.
Top Activities in November: Wildlife Attractions, Temple Visits, Picnics, Shopping, Sightseeing and Others.
Top Attractions To Enjoy: Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kasar Devi Temple, Simtola, Gobind Vallabh Pant Museum, Lala Bazaar, Malli Bazaar, Katarmal Sun Temple, Martola and Others.
Suggested Tour :
- 7 Days - Mukteshwar Almora Ranikhet tour from Delhi
- 7 Days - Mukteshwar Almora Ranikhet Tour from Mumbai
23. Kutch, Gujarat
The salt-desert filled region of Kutch becomes an adventure and cultural destination in November. This is the right time to explore the desert and visit the village for souvenir hunting.
Best of all, November is the time of Rann Utsav, during which you can camp into the salt desert (Rann) and enjoy cultural performances, adventure activities, and much more. The climate during November will be pleasing and dry, allowing you to enjoy a holistic vacation.
Activities in November : , birdwatching, jungle safari, cultural programs, camping, camel safari, sightseeing, shopping, stargazing, and others
Top attractions to visit : Rann of Kutch, Prag Mahal, Wild Ass Sanctuary, Mandvi Beach, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Aina Mahal, and others
Bhuj is located in Gujarat. It became infamous due to the earthquake damage many years ago. Today, it stands as a charming tourist attraction for those who love architectural marvels. It has numerous heritage attractions. During November, you can witness a lot of events and rituals in many religious spots.
During November, many migration birds and interesting animals thrive in the saline wetland sanctuary. Top animals to spot are Indian porcupine, flamingo, black neck stork, wild ass, Indian cormorant and others. In Kutch Bustard sanctuary, one can spot coursers, flamingos, larks, sandgrouse, egrets, herons, plovers, sandpipers, mongoose, bluebull, desert cat, hyena, spiny tailed lizard, chinkara and others.
Activities in November: Exploring Forts, Sightseeing, Shopping, Safari in Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary
Top Attractions to Visit: Bhujio Hills, Swami Nayan Temple, Aina Mahal, Pragmahal Palace, Ainamahal, Chhatardi And Others.
Daman is one of the few places that were under the control of Portuguese before independence. The place is a small paradise during winter season. It is a beach-based tourism spot where all water-based activities will be at prime beauty during early winter. The tourism season starts by early November here.
Sunbathing and swimming are two main activities to enjoy here. It is a very quiet place, which suits romantic travelers and honeymooners.
Activities in November: Water and beach activities, sightseeing, photography and others.
Top Attractions to Visit: Gulf Of Cambhat, Old Fort, Church Of Our Lady Of The Sea, Devka Beach, Jain Temple, Jampore Beach and Others.
Tawang is a small hill town located in Arunachal Pradesh. Since the place was historically under the control of Tibet, we can enjoy Tibetan culture and architecture here. The most famous attraction in Tawang is Tawang monastery. It is the largest monastery in the country and the largest in the world, outside Tibet.
The place receives ample amount of snowfall during December and January. This makes November, the right time to visit this spot. The place will be clear for sightseeing and tourist activities would be easier to enjoy.
Top Activities in November: Trekking, Hiking, Peak Climbing, Exploring Monasteries, Riding in Mountain Passes, Enjoying Waterfalls, Swimming And Others.
Top Attractions to Visit: Nuranang Waterfalls, Bumla Pass, Bap Teng Kang Waterfalls, Jaswantgarh, Shela Pass, Tawang Monastery, Gorichean Peak, Shongasterlake and Others.
Also Read : Tawang Festival – A Famous Tourist Festival Of Arunachal Pradesh
27. Sundarbans, West Bengal
You would be familiar with this place for its mangrove forest and exotic wildlife. In November, this place becomes very pleasing and has a rich wildlife and flora. Those who want a nature filled vacation should visit this place and take a boating through those mangrove trees. During other months, visiting this mangrove forest would either be difficult or not appealing. But, November is the right time to visit this small little tropical fairytale place.
Read More : Top Tourist Spots To Visit In West Bengal
Suggested Tour : 14 Days - East India Wildlife Tour
Top Places to Visit in South India in November
The beaches in this place would be at its prime beauty during November. Rainy season would have bought a lot of rains filling the water bodies to full. Thus, by November, the beach related activities would be at its prime beauty of Mumbai. You can enjoy a lot of water related activities and sightseeing in this month.
Activities in November: Visiting Temples, Walk into Dharavi, Trekking, Enjoy Street Food, Caves, Visiting Bollywood Studio
Top Attractions to Visit: Sidhi Vinayak Temple, Dharavi Slum Area, Ajanta Ellora Caves, Bollywood Studio, Hill Stations
Read More : Best Weekend Getaways from Mumbai
Suggested Tour : 4 Days - Mumbai Sightseeing Tour
When it comes to vacation in Maharashtra, people usually stick to Mumbai and surrounding attractions. Mahabaleshwar is a small hill station in the state that is a paradise during winter season. The winter starts by middle or end of October and stretches until beginning of February. It is located in an evergreen forest range, which looks fresh with showers in the monsoon season.
Strawberries would be ripe during November and ready to pluck from the shrubs. Many fields allow tourists to stroll through the fields and pluck the berries. A clear view from the viewpoints is possible only during November as there will be less fog during this time. Sunrise and sunset view from Wilson point would be mesmerizing throughout the year.
Activities in November: Visiting And Picking Strawberries At Strawberry Fields, Sightseeing, Trekking, And Water Based Activities And Others.
Top Attractions to Visit: Old Mahabaleshwar Temple, Venna Lake, Kate View Point, Needle Hole Point, Pratapgad, Lingmala Waterfalls, 3 Monkey Point, Arthur Point And Others.
Read More : Best Weekend Getaways from Mumbai
Suggested Tour : 8 Days - Mumbai Tour with Goa and Kerala
30. Old Goa
Old Goa is very famous for old heritage buildings and monuments left by Portuguese empire in Goa. There are numerous churches, museums and other buildings of colonial era, which looks fresh with recent rains in November.
November is also the most famous time to visit because of feast of St. Francis Xavier in Old Goa. November is also the right time for beach-based activities. Beaches are a little far off from Old Goa but, it is worth to visit the Goa beaches in November.
Activities in November: Rituals at Churches, Sightseeing, Beach Activities and Nightlife
Top Attractions to Visit: Basilica Of Bom Jesus, Church Of St Cajetan, Se Cathedral, Royal Chapel of St. Anthony, Archaeological Museum, Museum Of Christian Arts, Adil Shah Palace Gateway And Others.
Read More : Top Ten Tourist Attractions in Goa
Suggested Tour : 5 Days - Goa Beach Holidays
When it comes to island, people always remember Andaman and Nicobar islands only. Lakshadweep is an important tropical island group to visit during winter. It is a group of 36 small islands rich with water sources, lagoons and other attractions. Top elements of the islands are lagoons, reefs, coconut groves, beaches and others. November is the best time to visit Lakshadweep for beach vacation, honeymoon and adventure activities.
Monsoon is the worst time to visit this group of islands. November is the beginning of winter season and thus, the temperature is mildly cold and the showers are very less frequent making sightseeing and beach activities easier.
Activities in November: Beach Activities, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Lagoon Swimming, Yachting, Pedal Boating, Canoeing, Shopping and Others
Top Attractions to Visit: Minicoy Islands, Agatti Islands, Kavaratti Islands, Kalpeni Island, Bangaram Island, Marine Museum, Kadmat And Others.
Read More : Top Things to Do in Lakshadweep
Suggested Tour :
- 3 Days - Kavaratti Island Packages
- 3 Days - Bangaram Island Packages
- 4 Days - Lakshadweep Tour
- Days - Lakshadweep Tour
32. Tarkarli, Maharashtra
Mumbai is interestingly surrounded by regions that are lush during monsoon. Right after the monsoon, these destinations would be pristine with serene nature and crystal clear views. One such destination is Tarkarli, which is 550 km away from Mumbai. Tarkarli is best visited in early November to enjoy the backwaters, serene beaches, and others. By December, the crowd to this region increases; so, plan accordingly.
Activities in November :Scuba diving, dolphin spotting, banana boat ride, snorkeling, swimming, parasailing, sightseeing, pilgrimage tour, and others
Top attractions to visit :Sindudurg Fort, Deobag, Kanak Devi Temple, Padma Garh Fort, Achra Beach, Sarjekot Fort, Kolamb Beach, Dhamapur Lake, Karli backwaters, and others
33. Ganpatipule, Maharashtra
Ganpatipule is a tropical beach destination. Up to September, the land receives ample rainfall. Thus, with the climate of November, the region will be lush with foliage, fresh beaches, mild breeze, and, most importantly, clear skies. The Konkan region is one of the best areas to cover in India during the early winter, and Ganpatipule is located in this region. Do not miss covering the beaches as you can find numerous water activities during this month.
Activities in November : Water sports, religious rituals, sightseeing, shopping, and others
Top attractions to visit :Ganpatipule Beach, Ganpatipule Temple, and others
34. Alleppey, Kerala
Thanks to the monsoon rains, the backwaters of Alleppey will be lush with water, making it more pleasing to enjoy a cruise, backwater houseboat stay, fishing, and others. November is also the prime time for Ayurveda treatments. If you are looking for cultural beauty, the Mullakkal Temple Festival takes place in November. This is the prime time to watch cultural celebrations, rituals, and others.
Activities in November : Cruising, houseboat ride, birdwatching, cultural celebration, beach activities, and more
Top attractions to visit : Alleppey beach, Vembanad Lake, Pathiramanal Island, 17th-century Portuguese lighthouse, Marari Beach, and others
Alleppey Travel Guide
Suggested Tour :
- 1 Day - Alleppey Backwater Tour
- 4 Days - Kerala Backwater Tour Package
- 5 Nights - Kerala Honeymoon Tour
35. Hampi, Karnataka
Hampi is the remainder of a once-mighty kingdom. Today, all that remains is a few ruins, massive temples, and old structures. Hampi is a humid destination, and thus, the cool climate of November makes it more pleasing. Moreover, the clear blue skies add more contrast with the orange-tinted sand of Hampi. Thus, November is the photo-perfect time to explore the ruins and temples of Hampi.
Activities in November : Sunset view from Hemakuta hills, bike tour, coracle ride, exploring temples, taking part in rituals, cliff jumping, mountaineering, and others
Top attractions to visit : Hanuman Temple, Vijaya Vittala Temple, Royal Enclosure, Archeological Museum, Queen’s Bath, Virupaksha Temple, Hampi bazaar, Sasivekal Ganesh, underground temple, and others
Suggested Tour : 3 Days - Hampi and Hospet Tour from Bangalore
36. Wayanad, Kerala
Wayanad is at its prime beauty throughout the year. If you wish to enjoy the lush waterfall and pristine plantation, November is the right time. December is the harvesting season for tea, and thus, you can enjoy a lush vacation amidst tea plantation in November. Since November is a dry month, exploring the Western Ghats forests, wildlife destinations, valleys, and caves would be much easier.
Activities in November :Birdwatching, plantation strolling, tea tourism, cultural and nature sightseeing, elephant ride, caving, and others
Top attractions to visit : Edakkal Caves, Chembra Peak, Kuruvadweep, Thirnelli Temple, Sulthan Bathery, and others
Suggested Tour : 11 Days - Kerala Village Tour
37. Coorg, Karnataka
Imagine Scotland in autumn, and it will be very similar to your vacation in Coorg during November. The valleys, plantations, mountains, picnic spots, trekking trails, and others would be at pristine beauty. Moreover, this is the month of the local Puthari harvest festival for you to enjoy cultural activities in Coorg.
Activities in November : Jeep safari, quad biking, river rafting, camping, hiking, Ayurveda massage, birdwatching, and others
Top attractions to visit :Iruppu Falls, Namdroling Monastery, Abbi Falls, Brahmagiri Peak, Nagarhole Park, Mallalli Falls, Raja’s Seat, and others
Also Read : Top Places to Visit in Coorg, Karnataka
Suggested Tour : 4 Days - Coorg Madikeri Hill Station Tour Karnataka
38. Varkala, Kerala
Beaches are not just for summer vacation, and Varkala is an example to that. Visit Varkala in November to enjoy the cliff bordered beaches, quiet ambience, religious sites, and others. November is one of the prime months to visit Kerala for Ayurveda massages. During monsoon, the medicinal plants would have flourished, and thus, you can find fresh herbs for massages and treatments.
Activities in November : Surfing, beach picnic, Ayurveda massage, temple hopping, tasting local cuisine, cultural exploration, shopping, and others
Top attractions to visit : Varkala Beach, Anjengo Fort, Vishnu Temple, Sivagiri Mutt, Janardhana Swamy temple, Thrivambadi beach, and others
Varkala Travel Guide
Suggested Tour : 15 Days - Kerala Tour
39. Gokarna, Karnataka
Gokarna is a combination of both religious destination and beach vacation. November gives the climate to enjoy both these elements. The November sunset has an extraordinary beauty to it, making Gokarna, a quaint and quiet honeymoon destination. The main reason to choose November for exploring Gokarna is trekking. There are numerous trekking trails and routes closer to Gokarna, and November is the most-pristine time to enjoy trekking and camping.
Activities in November :Sightseeing, trekking, camping, picnicking, beach vacation, temple hopping, water activities, architectural sightseeing, cycling, and others
Top attractions to visit : River Aghanashini, Om Beach, Half Moon, Mahabaleshwar Temple, Yana, and others
40. Vedanthangal, Tamil Nadu
Vedanthangal is a small region in Tamil Nadu, which is quite famous for the large bird sanctuary, which would start receiving migratory birds from November. Top migratory birds to spot here are common sandpiper, blue-winged teal, pintail, grey wagtail, garganey, and others. This sanctuary is also famous for lush vegetation and a few mammals. If you wish birdwatching and natural sightseeing, this is a hidden beauty that you ought to try.
Activities in November:Birdwatching, exploration, photography, and others
Top attractions to visit:Apart from birdwatching, you can spot monkeys, Vedanthangal Lake, rest house amidst the lush greenery, and others.
These places are not just the only November attractions in the country. Pushkar, Ooty, Darjeeling, Andaman, Gangtok, Spiti Valley, Coonoor, Araku valley, Gulmarg and many other places would be at its prime beauty throughout the year. If there is a water related activity in a city, you ought to visit that place in November.