Planning a holiday is so tiring! Like first, you have to decide whether you wanna go socializing or you are one of the solo travelers, then decide the destination. The real struggle is here, in deciding the destination! You can’t travel everywhere at any time. There are specific places that are to be explored in a specific period. If you are a peripatetic, then right now, you will be planning your holidays for November.
But if you aren’t peripatetic, it isn’t pathetic (not everyone is!). You still can plan your holidays in November, nothing wrong with that. Why? Because November is such a spectacular month to travel to certain places. Where UK experiences serve winters, it also has the brightness and warmth of Christmas; then, other places have mild and dry temperatures too. These places look like heaven with the atmosphere and temperature that sets there. Who knows, you will go to heaven or hell! At least you can experience the heaven-like element on earth itself.
By the way, no place is as beautiful as earth, not even heaven.
Okay, coming back to our discussion. Here I have listed down ten best places to travel in November to lighten the load of picking on the perfect place.
Let get traveling, mate!
Nepal is one of the best places to visit in November, as skies are clear and the sun shines bright. The atmosphere over there is calm and serene. Whether you want to go for trekking or sightseeing, it will offer a relieving time. Nepal is known for its treks like Everest base camp trek and Annapurna circuit trek. Experience the culture of Nepal during the Mani Rimdu Festival in the early days of the month.
Places to Visit:- Kathmandu, Pokhara, Annapurna Massif, Nagarkot, Bhaktapur
Places to Stay:- Temple Tree Resort, Kantipur Temple House, Dwarika’s Hotel, Park Village Resort.
Patagonia is one of the isolated territories in the world. You will rarely find two-people per square kilometer and is located at the southern end of South America. You will find snow-capped peaks, glaciers, waterfalls, and national parks at its best. Patagonia is at the end of the world and is at its wildest and spectacular. The sight not to be missed over there is of blooming wildflowers.
Places to Visit:- Torrs del Paine National Park, Ushuaia, Perito Moreno Glacier, El Calafate, Punta Arenas, Chiloe Island.
Places to Stay:- Peninsula Petit Hotel, Charming Luxury Lodge, Aguas Arriba Lodge, Lirolay Suites.
Iceland may not be the best option for the places to visit in November but hold on to the decision. As you reach there, explore the glaciers, thermal geysers, waterfalls, etc. and during night time, take in the breath-taking views of light green dancing in the sky. Winter is the best time to see the Northern Lights. But make sure to pack thermals as it does get chilly in the night time.
Places to Visit:- Reykjavik, Jokalsarlon, Vik, Akureyri, Myvtan, Skaftafall, Hofn.
Places to Stay:- Reykjavik Residence Hotel, Siglo Hotel, 41-A Townhouse Hotel.
Australia, known for its kangaroos, coral reefs, and great tourism, experiences the warm weather in November. You will enjoy the atmosphere as well as the sightseeing of the uber-cool cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, etc. – that too, with less crowd. Along with it, you will find yourself indulging in water sports at beaches. A swim through a Great Barrier Reef will make you feel refreshed. Another thing to do is to dine in the most amazing restaurant for the finger-licking delicacies. Watch opera shows at Sydney Opera House. A tour to Hunter Valley Vineyards and a sample tasting of Vine is a must.
Places to Visit:- Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, Gold Coast, Blue Mountains, Brisbane, Perth.
Places to Stay:- Bli Bli House, The Falls Montville, The Dudley Boutique Hotel, Corroboree Lodge Perisher, Holyrood House, Beach House at Bayside.
The city of fun, most of the bachelorette parties, are celebrated here. This city has tranquil water bodies, and roads filled with over-excited people dancing, wandering, and shooting. Apart from this, Bangkok and Pattaya are famous for their massages. Many people around the world, especially, go there to experience the massage. Apart from that, if you are looking for a beachy getaway, what better destination you can get. Stay at beachside and booze all night!
Don’t forget to taste the traditional food on the street in Bangkok.
Places to Visit:- Bangkok, Phuket, Phi Phi Island, Ko Samui, Pattaya City, Pa Tong, Krabi.
Places to Stay:- The Athenee Hotel, Royal Wing Suites, The Salil Hotel, Bangkok Mariott Hotel The Surawongse, Novotel Phuket Vintage Park.
The countryside of Ethiopia is filled with lush green fields during this time of the year. This country has a lot to offer from nature’s views to historical knowledge. This place has the oldest skeleton of modern humankind. The Hidar Zion Festival, the Ark of Covenant also held this month. People from all over Ethiopia gather to get a glimpse of the replicas of Ark exhibited.
Places to Visit:- Addis Ababa, Lalibela, Gondor, Aksum, Bahir Dar, Semien Mountains, Lake Tana, Hara, Me’kele, Awassa, Konso, Lake Turkana.
Places to Stay:- Capital Hotel, Addis Regency Hotel, Maribela Hotel, Radisson Blu Hotel, Haile Resort, Hawassa Tukul Village.
The city of Pyramids will leave a more lovable impression when traveled in winter. The picture-perfect ambiance it has will leave you awestruck. The sun rays falling directly on the monuments and gloomy red sky as a background in the evening will give you a perfect frame for beautiful pictures.
Places to Visit:- Cairo, Luxor, Giza, Aswan, Alexandria, Hurghada, Dahab, Edfu, Lake Nasser, Quseer, Saint Catherine.
Places to Stay:- Taba Hotel and Nelson Village, Jaz Maraya, Rixos Sharm El Sheikh, Al Alamein Hotel, Royal Savoy Hotel, Steigenberger Alcazar, Aqua Blu Sharm.
The ideal time to soak up the shining sun, with the views of sheesha flames airing from the rooftop bars and freshly caught fish being baked on the black coal. Spend your night gazing at the stars in the desert. You can also opt for hiking to the Atlas mountains, as the temperature is mild, and peaks are snow-capped (you can have a perfect picture to post). You can also spend your time wandering around the art galleries and by picking up the best hand-made souvenirs.
Places to Visit:- Casablanca, Marrakesh, Rabat, Sahara Camp, Todra Gorge, Ait Benhaddou, Essaouira, Aroumd, Meknes.
Places to Stay:- Riad Kheirredine, Riad Dar Anika, Riad Houdou, La Maison Arabe, Riad Kiass, Riad Les Trois Mages.
Though London isn’t the best place to be during winters, if you are escaping cold and chilly weather, it has beautiful views to offer that is worth it. You will find Christmas lightings, blockbuster exhibitions, London Jazz Festival, Cooking Festival, and much more. Wander and explore in the morning and party all night to make most of the trip to London.
Places to Visit:- Battersea Park, Victoria Park London, Brockwell Park, Wembley Park, London Bridge, London Tower, Natural History Museum.
Places to Stay:- Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity, Hotel 41, The Egerton House Hotel, The Milestone Hotel, and Residences, The Montcalm London, The Connaught Georgian House.
The best time to visit India is between October to March, as during this time monsoon has already said good-bye and winters are at the door. Winter in India is a perfect blend of an eclectic mix of festivities and adventurous chilling. Entire India is to be explored in winter to know the best of it. From Rajasthan to Goa, Jammu & Kashmir to Thiruvananthpuram, etc. you will find different forms of nature and culture.
Places to Visit:- West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Punjab, Kerala, Karnataka, Pondicherry, whole South India.
Places to Stay:- Lake Pichola Hotel (Udaipur), Radisson (Udaipur), The Oberoi (New Delhi), Chandy’s Windy Woods (Kerala), Country Inn Corbett.
So the above mentioned are ten places that you should definitely explore in November. You may not be able to cover-up the whole list in a year, but you can make a checklist out of it and follow it for the next year. There are some countries on the list that will need your maximum time, while some will need max. to max. one week, so plan accordingly. Enjoy your Vacay!
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