The climate cools down and you know it’s November. Woollen clothes are out from the wardrobe and the days get shorter. The pleasure of sipping a hot cup of tea during this weather is incomparable. So, book a flight ticket, and Go Ghoomne. Children’s Day gets the kid in us alive which is a lovely break in our monotonous schedule. This month also witnesses the celebration of Guru Nanak Jayanti, the birth of the first Sikh Guru.
The Tiara of India, the Seven Sisters is a term given to the seven states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. The world’s largest riverine island lies in Assam and is called Majuli; the natural bridges of Meghayala, the Tawang Monastery of Arunachal Pradesh, and such other well recognized sites make the ‘Seven Sisters’ a jewel in the eyes of travellers.
Australia with Tasmania
Whilst talking about Australia, it is hard not to notice the sites that provide picture perfect backdrops for travel photographs, i.e; the twelve apostles, the Sydney Harbour and the Opera house! Often enough, travellers do not know much about the destination of Tasmania. It is Australia’s only island state and is separated from the main land by the Bass strait. Home to stunning sights of the wineglass bay, Tasmania is a little known paradise which has heavenly weather conditions in the month of November.
We recommend: 10 Nights / 11 Days in Australia @ Rs 2,10,000
Among all the states of India, Maharashtra is renowned for its proximity to the waters of the Arabian sea. The beaches serve as a great place to escape to, for every person living in the state of Maharashtra. While the coasts of Maharashtra are undoubtedly a great place to spend a lazy long weekend at, what makes these places a must-visit is the amazing local food. If you spend a weekend at any of the coasts of Maharashtra, do indulge in flavoursome Maharashtrian and Konkan cuisine.
Definitely unique, this festival is celebrated on a full moon night of the 12th month of the Thai lunar calendar. The exact date of this festival changes every year. This festival calls for the entire family to come together to wish and pray as one, by lighting a little decorated lamp along with incense sticks, which then is sent afloat downstream. It is a humbling sight to see Thai people dressed up in beautiful finery and mingling with tourists and locals alike. Moreover, to add just the right amount of glitter to the night, there are also floating lanterns which are released by those who believe that it is light that will ignite their darkest nights.
We recommend: 4 Nights / 5 Days in Thailand @ Rs 11,000
Five days of diverse cultural performances and mingling of traditions along with folk tales and the vibrancy of spicy food, such is the trailer to the picture perfect festival of Pushkar. From the people wearing authentic Rajasthani clothing, to camels decked up creatively- each sight is a pleasure to the eyes. A swim in the holy Pushkar lake is bound to give you a definite brush with the divine.
Set off on an adventure of a lifetime in the beautiful rustic country of Turkey. As you have just taken a vow to spend the rest of eternity with your partner, the background of Turkey provides a splendid setting to your first trip together. Turkey is one among the most underrated countries in the world in terms of architectural and natural beauty. When anyone looks down from a hot-air balloon in Cappadocia, the experience is awe-inspiring. When anyone seeks a wild story to live for a night, the Mediterranean resort town of Marmaris gives you the perfect excuse to have a off-bounds crazy night; young couples take note!
We recommend: 7 Nights / 8 Days in Turkey @ Rs 54,000
Andaman tops the go-to list when it comes to being any honeymooner’s preferred choice. Andaman has the perfect ingredients to make your first trip as husband and wife memorable. The seemingly endless expanse of the blue waters are divine and breathtaking. Another side of Andaman which has secured this destination immense fame, are the adventure activities. Off of the mundane lists, are the activities of sea walking, snorkelling and even island trekking. This unexplored side of Andaman will allow you to grow together as the best trip of your lives enfolds before you.
We recommend: 3 Nights / 4 Days in Andaman @ Rs 7,500
Wild life MP
Known as the best place to spot tigers, Madhya Pradesh is a wild-life lovers delight as it has the highest density of tigers in India. The incredible wild life beauty of Madhya Pradesh surpasses all compliment and imagination. The lush green expanse blooms to show you its great beauty as the day passes by, unfurling some of the best magical natural scenes there is, in the world. Serving as a popular backdrop for literary classics like ‘The Jungle Book’, Madhya Pradesh is home to some of the best maintained national parks of Asia.
Known as an event that travellers must experience at least once in their life time, the northern lights are nature’s most unexplored and most-talked about event. Making a grand appearance in the countries of Norway and Finland, this phenomenon is the ultimate place to visit in the cold month of November. If you wish to be to experience something beautiful that is beyond human understanding, the northern lights is just the experience you need to have. Rendering the best of us speechless, the northern lights are gracious and smooth beams of light that appear like heaven’s own stairway has opened itself for human beings. The northern lights is as close as you will get to experiencing a heavenly aura whilst on earth.