Thursday, October 30, 2008

Best Places for November

November is considered as one of the best month for a nice vacation tour all through India, from north to south and east to west. Monsoon has already been withdrawn from most parts of the country. The regions affected by slight showers of the last phase of monsoon add to the natural beauty of lush green breath-taking scenic locations.

North and east regions of India prepare for the chilly winters and snow bound climates in November. This month offers the cool and tranquil environment for the enthusiastic travelers to northern and eastern regions of India. West and central regions are thriving with many fairs and festivals in November. November finds the maximum priority in the tourist schedule in these regions. Southern peninsula regions are attractive and best with panoramic views and pleasant climate. November is the month for all kinds of tourist activities, especially for bird watching and enjoying the Mother Nature's Gift of panoramic views. One can see many species of migratory birds in the wildlife sanctuaries across India.

Kumarakom looks marvelous in the November. Located in the isles of imposing Vembanad Lake, it offers mind blowing experiences to the tourists. House boats can take the tourists among the unbelievably beautiful mangrove forests, lusting paddy fields and eye catching coconut groves. One can enjoy the travel through the enchanting backwaters and waterways. Kumarakam bird sanctuary is the habitat of variety of bird species and one can spot praise worthy migratory birds in this place.

Kodaikanal and Ooty are two eye pleasing and enchanting hill stations in the southern region of India. These places are the embodiment of natural beauty and pleasant cool climate. The rejuvenating effects, the body receives during the stay in these hilly resorts are amazing. These places are thriving in November with colorful flowers and flower shows. These are ideal locations to have a pleasant stay for days to keep away the tiresome life of the past days of the year.

Visit in November the Andaman and Nicobar islands. This is a perfect romantic location for those interested in spending private moments away from the city crowds. Andaman and Nicobar islands offer marvelous tourist attractions and amazing water sports activities. This is a wonderful honeymoon destination for the young couples to spend the lighter and happy moments in the life.

The festivities of Hampi festival during the first week of November are eye catching and the great quest for enjoying the culture and celebrations of dance and music can be perfectly satisfied in Hampi during November.

Gangtok invites the people to its lap with all its mesmerizing beauties. Adventurous and attractive places in and around Gangtok provide you a refreshing treat. November is considered as good for trekking in snow clad hilly terrains in Gangtok.

Darjeeling hill region is also one of the most popular destinations in November. Perched on the lush green and inviting foothills of Himalayas, Darjeeling is ideal for people looking for a tranquil and exquisite stay. Darjeeling carnival adds attraction to the marvelous beauty of the landscape with spectacular festivities and fairs. Enjoy the toy trains in this legendary hill station to have a wonderful experience for the life time.

Come to the cultural capital city of India, Kolkata during this month for memorable experiences of colors and festivities. The film fraternities throng to the city during November to enjoy the classical and perfectly directed enjoyable films from all over the world. Kolkata film festival is acclaimed as one of the major film festivals in the World.

Gwalior, the royal city of Madhya Pradesh, is inviting in November. An instant feel of the culture, history, amazing landscape and the hospitality of the people is perfectly obtained in Gwalior. Gwalior festival, a tribute to great Musician Tansen, is a great attraction in November. Tourists can fill their mind with the soft flow of classical music in this month.

November is the best period to visit two world known picnic spots namely Bandhavgarh National Park and Bandhavgarh Fort. The Vindhyachal hilly regions and Satpura ranges offer the beautiful panoramic views and are very attractive to enthusiastic travelers seeking natural majestic environments.

Capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, looks proud with charm and colorful adornments during clear days of November. Lucknow festival, celebrating Lucknow's dynamic and living culture, is a crowd puller. Excitement of this ten day mega festivities with colourful procession, sarangi and sitar recitals, kathak dances, traditional art forms and ghazals makes the illuminated nights in to days for the people. Festive atmosphere is vibrant with traditional village games, kite flying and cock fighting.

Varanasi, the holy city, is the perfect option for religious visits during November. Ganga Mahotsav celebrated in November with festivities and religious rituals is a major attractive event in Varanasi. Cool atmosphere and clear sky provide the tourists all supports to carry out the out door activities and temple visits during this season. Take a holy dip in Ganges and get yourself sanctified.

Visit the picturesque Chakrata in November to have an exciting vacation in an eye catching hill resort. This is the best season before the cold winter periods to spend mesmerizing moments at the majestic green lawns and hilly terrains. The sloppy regions of Chakrata are renowned for trekking and skiing. Enjoy here the grandeur natural beauty in November with trekking expeditions.

Aurangabad with pleasant climate and calm, cool environments offers best views of Mughal monuments in November. Ellora caves offer the views of ancient Indian sculptures embedded with valuable Indian history and culture. Ellora festival in November provides the visitors invaluable pleasures and mind filling knowledge bases of Indian architecture and culture. Do not forget to purchase world famous woven Himroo shawls from Aurangabad during the visit.

Karjat is amazing in November offering perfect sights of Ulhas valley, Bahiri points, Kondana caves and the foothills of enchanting hill station Matheran. November is considered as the best period to spend in renowned health resorts in Karjat.

With many colorful celebrations all around and with naturally pleasing environments, November hosts the peak tourist season in India. This is considered to be the best time without the hassles of rains, snows and chilly weather. Outdoor tourist activities are in the peak during this month.

(Photo Courtesy: John, Saket Jain)


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