With winter just around the corner and the fresh autumn colors everywhere, planning a vacation in November is a perfect detox to mind and body. From carnivals to music festivals to fairs, so much is happening across India this month, making November an ideal month to plan for some real good vacation. From the lush green forests to colossal mountains, November impresses travelers of all tastes.
To make your task easier, we have handpicked 5 most delightful places to visit this November:
Great Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
November is the best month to visit the Great Rann of Kutch as the beautiful Kutch region gears up for its fascinating festival- Rann Utsav. This is the time to enjoy the Carnival of Dance, Music, and the natural beauty of White Rann. Visitors can enjoy folk dance and music, ATV rides, paramotoring, camel cart excursions, and much more.
Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
If you are a wildlife enthusiast, Corbett National Park is the perfect place for you to visit this November. During this time, it’s neither monsoon nor chilling winter in Uttarakhand, thus, the place attracts all the globetrotters to this wildlife hotspot. Divided into four vast zones, the reserve encloses a wide range of flora and an extensive variety of wildlife. The reserved forest has around 650 species of migratory and resident birds along with 50 species of raptors in this wildlife reserve.
Garo Hills, Meghalaya
Called the ‘abode of clouds’, Meghalaya is the most captivating nature gateways of North-East India. Steeped with lush green pine trees, small and huge waterfalls, and small hillocks, Meghalaya is an ideal destination for nature lovers. Head to Garo Hills of Meghalaya this month to enjoy the rich tribal festival- Wangala Festival. One of the most happening harvest festivals of the Garo tribe, Wangala Festival lasts several days and is where you get to see a beautiful exhibition of traditional music, dance, traditional costumes, chu (rice beer), handloom and handicrafts.
If you want a leisurely tropical holiday, Goa is the place for you. Although there is never really a bad time to visit Goa, November month marks the official opening of the season. Enjoy the cool autumn breeze, vast sandy shores, and indulge in some adrenaline rush with hot-air ballooning and water sports. During this time of the year, Goa seeps with lush plantations making it ideal destination spot those who adore nature. If you are a heritage lover, head to Old Goa. Rich with Portuguese style old houses, ancient convents, and many churches, Old Goa is a perfect destination for indulging in some wild shopping at the Panaji market or sightseeing at the Aguada Fort.
Neil Islands, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
A beautiful little island at about 30 km south of Andaman, Neil Island has several allures. Considered as a tiny gem, Neil Island is one of the best Islands in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Neil Island becomes a coveted tourist destination in November when the rains are receding and winter starts kicking in. Known for its unexplored coral reefs, clean white sandy beaches, and lush tropical forests, the island is an ideal spot for leisure as well as outdoor adventure.
From mountains to islands to desert to beaches, India has something for everyone. Indulge in your wanderlust and cross a trip off your bucket list this year if you haven’t done it yet.