November is the month of many celebrations and filled with the full zeal of festive season. November is also the beginning of winter in India. So, at this time when the monsoon is over, the sky is clear, the cool wind starts blowing all over India and many celebrations are taking place in major parts of the country – November becomes the ideal month for travel.
Camel fair is celebrated every year in the month of November in Pushkar, Rajasthan. It gathers around 2,00,000 people and 50,000 camels, horses and cattle. Camel fair which is also called as Pushkar Fair hosts an ample of activities and celebrations that you can take part in.
• Camel dance, camel decoration contest & camel race are the main attractions of the Camel fair. • Other contests are moustache competition, turban tying & Tilak contest. • Tourists can enjoy here the camel safari and hot air balloon ride. • Rajasthani folk music and dance performances also attract a lot of visitors. • Staying in camps is also a unique experience.
Food at Pushkar Fair: Dal bati churma, laal maas, various types of pooris and kachoris, gujia, ghevar and much more
Qutub Festival in Delhi
Qutub Festival, the festival of classical dance and music is celebrated in the premises of Qutub Minar, Delhi. This three days festival is organized by the Delhi Tourism, Transport Development Corporation and the Sahitya Kala Parishad. The purpose of this festival is to highlight the glory of the Qutub Minar, the most ancient and historical building of India by Sufi singing, cultural programs, music & dance performances by classical musicians & reputed artists. The festival hosts playing of all traditional instruments like Sarangi and sitar recitals, ghazals, qawwalis and much more.
Food at Qutub Festival: Visitors can taste here the regional food offering local cuisine of Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and the north eastern states.
Guru Nanak Jayanti / Gurpurab in Amritsar
Gurpurab also called as Guru Nanak Jayanti or Prakash Utsav is celebrated every year in November to celebrate the birth of first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. On this day, thousands of people visit the Golden Temple Gurudwara of Amritsar and participate in Prabhat Pheri, Asa di Var morning prayers, Katha & Kirtan, Night Prayer sessions and Gurbani at 1:20 am.
Other Tourist Places to Visit in November for Family Vacation, Adventure and Wildlife Tours:-
Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park is one of the best family holiday destinations in India. This place is also preferred by many wildlife lovers and photographers. November is the best time to visit the Jim Corbett Wildlife Sanctuary when you can spot the maximum number of birds and animals. At this time of the year, you can take open jeep safari rides and do the adventure activities like trekking and rafting. Also, the Bijrani Zone of Corbett Park remains open in November, so the chances are high you can see the Royal Bengal Tigers.
Visiting Karnataka waterfalls will give you a chance to get closer to nature. The scenic beauty and comfortable weather at Karnataka waterfalls attract a lot of visitors every year in November. The most popular Karnataka waterfalls are Jog Falls, Shivanasamudra Falls, Magod Falls, Iruppu Falls, Abbey Falls, Hebbe Falls, Sathodi Falls, Sathodi Falls, Chunchanakatte Falls, Godchinamalaki Falls, Gokak Falls, Kalhatti Falls, Hogenakkal Waterfalls and Sirsi Waterfalls.
The Andaman Islands is one of the popular beach tourism destinations in India. Almost all tourist activities remain operational in November – be it scuba diving, sea walking or cruise rides, tourists can enjoy everything. November to January is considered to be the best time to visit Andaman for honeymoon and family holidays.
Alleppey, also called Alappuzha is one of the most famous backwaters of Kerala. People looking for natural beauty must visit this place in November. After the Monsoon, this place looks more green and attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world. Beautiful lakes & rivers, lush greenery, birds around the river banks, diverse wildlife and houseboats are the major attractions of this place.