You might feel November’s far, far away, especially now that warm weather seems to be lingering with us. And while most people would just want to crawl back into their own homes and spend the remainder of the year under their blankets, you should definitely know that, just because winter has come in the Northern Hemisphere, it doesn’t mean that you have to stop traveling.
Au contraire, actually. November is a great month for many destinations!
What are the best places to visit in November? We have gathered them right below – so read on and find out more.
Winter ends in November here, so it will start to get progressively warmer as November and December sweep in. Spread across two countries (Chile and Argentina), Patagonia is the kind of place that will leave a mark on your soul the way nothing else can ever do it.
It is the purest and most unaltered type of natural beauty you will ever experience!
Weather in November here is similar to the weather in March in the US – so Patagonia definitely is one of the best places to travel in November.
You can get really warm days, full of sunshine and at approximately 14-15 Celsius/ 60 Fahrenheit degrees, or you can get chilly, windy days at approximately 7 Celsius/ 30 Fahrenheit degrees. It’s a matter of luck, but that can be said about any other place you may visit.
To get to Patagonia, you can fly to either Argentina (Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport) or to Chile (Punta Arenas Airport). From there, you will have to take a bus or a train, or even rent a car to get to actual Patagonia.
Some parts of the park will require a fee from you (around $30), while others are free to visit (such as the Northern part of Los Glaciers de Argentina, for example).
What is so special about Patagonia?
Patagonia is a region of stunning natural beauty, with towering mountains, lush forests, and vast glaciers. It is also home to some of the world’s most unique wildlife, including guanacos, ñandus, and pumas. Additionally, Patagonia is a great place to explore the outdoors, with plenty of hiking, biking, and camping opportunities. Overall, Patagonia is a unique place to explore and experience nature in its purest form.
Do they speak English in Patagonia?
Yes, English is the primary language spoken in Patagonia. Spanish is also widely spoken in some parts of the region. Patagonia is a diverse region, and many of its residents speak multiple languages.
What is the most popular food in Patagonia?
Patagonian cuisine is a mix of traditional Argentine and Chilean flavors. The most popular dishes in Patagonia include pastel de choclo (a corn-based casserole), empanadas (stuffed pastries), and asado (barbecued meat). Patagonia is also known for its seafood, and the region’s signature dish is the curanto, a stew made with mussels, clams, and other seafood.
Since it’s in the Southern Hemisphere, Australia to marks the beginning of the warm season when November sets in. Although the country is wide enough to not have uniform weather across the entire space, Australia’s winter and rainy season are slowly starting to fade out as November knock on the door.
Therefore, this is a great month for traveling to Australia – you can either fly to Sydney or any of the other airports in the country, depending on what you want to see. Beaches will start to be active, trekking routes will be available, and a lot of music festivals will pop here and there.
It’s a fun month to be Aussie, and you will definitely find Australia to be one of the best November vacations ever!
November is the end of the monsoon season in Nepal, so you can expect days to be warm and sunny here during this month. If you want to trek the Everest, this is probably one of the best months you could choose.
Outside of mountain activities, you will discover that Nepal is buzzing with activity in November, as the rice harvesting begins and everything is out at work. There’s a very good chance that you will feel amazing here in November!
We couldn’t have missed beautiful India from our list. Vibrant, exotic, and full of color, India is one of the countries everyone in the world should visit at some point – and November might just be the right month for it.
The famous Golden Triangle is best to be visited in November because the monsoon days are over, the scorch of the summer is gone, and all that’s left here in terms of weather is a sweet, dry, and pleasant 30-degree fall that will feel truly great for pretty much everyone.
There are a lot of things you can do and see in India, as this is one of the best places to vacation in November – from the Taj Mahal to the roaming streets and markets of Delhi and any other location you can imagine.
Since this is a big country, it makes sense that you will find variations in weather (and culture!) across its different poles, but it will definitely amaze you and make for a pleasant trip anyway.
Speaking of color explosions, if that’s what you are looking for from your November trip, then you absolutely must see Mexico too!
We highly recommend you to visit the Yucatan Peninsula and the capital, Mexico City. They will infuse you with a special culture that bursts with vibrancy and liveliness every single inch of the way.
Plus, the 1st and the 2nd of November are officially Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Mexico, so you can definitely expect some pretty wild and unique festivals to happen across the entire country!
Wondering where to go in November? Have you always wanted to visit Cuba? Well, if you didn’t know, they have the perfect temperatures there all year round – and they have somewhere between 25 and 30 Celsius degrees in November.
Aside from good weather, what you are absolutely bound to find here are good people and good food. Cuba will run through your veins the minute you set foot on the International Airport in Havana (or any of the other 9 airports in the country).
Cuba will definitely amaze you – there are a lot of places you can see and a lot of activities you can experience. All on the background of a blue sky and sunny weather!
We end our list with a country that is not nearly as sunny as the ones we mentioned before. In fact, its very name is quite… chilly.
Iceland is a magical place everyone should visit. And although November might not seem like the best time of the year to visit a country where cold is at home all year round, the truth is that Iceland can be a real treat for your November trip.
Why? Because you will get great light for the photos, you will be able to experience the glaciers in their full splendor, and you will even get a chance to see the Northern Lights – by far, the most magical and astounding natural phenomenon in the world.
DO pack very, very warm clothes with you. We don’t mean to scare you, but as soon as you set foot on the Reykjavik airport, you might be welcomed by temperatures that go as low as 3-4 Celsius degrees (or even lower, considering this is the average for the month!).
Regardless of where you decide to go, you will definitely find a lot of absolutely breath-taking views, amazing cultures, and delicious foods in November. Thankfully, this planet is well-rounded, so you are bound to find whatever weather you want in every month of the year.
November makes absolutely no exception from the rule – you will definitely find it to be one of the best months for traveling in many parts of the world, some of which we have briefly mentioned here.
Don’t let the month of the year decide whether or not you travel in November. Regardless of whether you decide to go to a very warm place or a not-so-warm one, you will definitely find what you are looking for: adventure, exploration, and relaxation. We know you might be a bit skeptical – but November can really be a great choice for traveling!