Long weekend Alert! 7 Places That You Must Visit In November

Hola! If you are planning a vacation in November, here is something you should definitely not miss.

We know most parts of India welcomes winter during the month of November but did you know it also offers exciting stuff for the travellers? So, here is a list of 7 captivating destinations to visit in November in India. Where are you heading to?

Here is how you can plan your long weekend:

Nov 9, Saturday: Weekend
Nov 10, Sunday: Weekend
Nov 11, Monday: Take a leave
Nov 12, Tuesday: Guru Nanak Jayanti

Tip: To ensure maximum enjoyment time on your vacation, start your journey by Friday evening. Book a train in advance.

1. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Home to rich heritage and culture, impressive forts,  yummilicious Rajasthani cuisine and rustic havelis, Jaisalmer is also known as the ‘Golden City’. It is an ideal winter destination for most of the tourists.

JaisalmerTemperature: 15°C

Places To Visit: Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Patwon Ki Haveli and Salim Singh Ki Haveli.

How To Reach: The nearest airport to the desert land is Jodhpur Airport (284.6 km). Direct trains are available for Jaisalmer from Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, etc. Also, it has good road connectivity with several cities of Rajasthan and Gujarat.

What are you waiting for? Book trains today!

2. Amritsar, Punjab

Golden Temple, delicious parathas and several architectural wonders, Amritsar is one of the best tourist destinations to visit in November.

amritsarTemperature: 9°C

Places To Visit: Jallianwala Bagh, Wagah Border, Guru Ke Mahal and Hall Bazaar

How To Reach: Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport, located about 10.9 km away from the city centre, is well connected to several cities in India. There are various bus services available that connect the city with places like Delhi, Jammu, Dehradun, Shimla and other towns in North India. Amritsar Railway Station, 1.2 km from the city centre is well connected to almost all major cities of India.

3. Hampi, Karnataka

Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hampi is a favourite amongst the travellers and also serves as a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindus.

hampiTemperature: 12°C

Places To Visit: Vijaya Vittala Temple, Sri Virupaksha Temple, Hanuman Temple and Hemakuta Hill Temple Complex

How To Reach: As Hampi doesn’t have an airport of its own, the nearest airport is Belgaum Airport located at a distance of 260 km. Hospet,13 km from Hampi is the nearest railhead. Hampi is well-connected to Bangalore and several other major cities of Karnataka via roadways.

4. Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Nestled on the banks of the amazing Beas River in the Himalayas, Manali is undoubtedly a dreamy destination.

ManaliTemperature: 5°C

Places To Visit: Hidimba Devi Temple, Manali Sanctuary, Mall Road and Manu Temple

How To Reach: The nearest airport for Manali is at Bhuntar, 50 km away from the city centre. Manali is also well-connected to other tourist destinations like New Delhi, Leh, Shimla, Kullu and Dharamshala by state-run as well as private buses. Joginder Nagar Railway Station (163 km) is the nearest railhead to Manali.

Want to be surrounded by snow-peaked mountains? Book trains today!

5. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh

A trip to Ziro is what you need this winters! One of the most beautiful hill stations in Arunachal Pradesh, Ziro will give you that perfect ambience to relax and rejuvenate.

ziroTemperature: 6°C

Places To Visit: Shiva Linga, Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary and Tipi Orchid Research Centre

How To Reach: The nearest airport to reach Ziro is in Tezpur. The distance from Tezpur Airport to Ziro is about 272 km. The nearest railway station to reach Ziro is Naharlagun, located at a distance of 102 km. There are also direct bus serviceswhich are available from North Lakhimpur and Itanagar.

6. Almora, Uttrakhand

Located deep in the lap of lush mountain scenery and a divine environment, Almora is the perfect winter retreat. Opt for this fairy tale hamlet if you are looking for an offbeat destination this November.

almoraTemperature: 6°C

Places To Visit: Chitai Golu Devta Temple, Bright End Corner, Martola and Kalimat

How To Reach: The nearest airport is located at Pantnagar, 110 km from Almora. Take a train up to Kathgodam which is the nearest railway station, located 90 km away from Almora. You can also opt for Uttarakhand Roadways buses from ISBT located in Anand Vihar in Delhi.

7. Shantiniketan, West Bengal

With instagrammable spots, golden forests, little yet beautiful cafes, Rabindranath Tagore’s quaint town is a perfect destination for peace seekers.

ShantiniketanTemperature: 16°C

Places To Visit: Chhatim tala, Cheena Bhavana, Tagore’s Ashram and Singha Sadan.

How To Reach: The best way to reach Shantiniketan is by train. The nearest station is Bolpur Station located 2.9 km away from the little town. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is the nearest airport (160 km) for Shantiniketan. Also, buses from major surrounding areas like Guwahati, Kolkata and Durgapur are available at reasonable prices.

So, which of these 7 places will you choose for your  vacation this November? Wait no more and book your tickets today. Till we meet again, happy travels!