Gujarat is one of the largest states in India and is immensely diverse in every way. Be it the historical monuments or the new-age facilities and buildings; you will get everything here. The place offers more than just a captivating sight and heartwarming trip; most of the places to visit in Gujarat are simply inexplicable. The enchanting beauty of some places is unmatchable and don’t forget the world-famous “Rann Mahotsav.”
So, for all the visitors who are looking for a diverse place that offers many things- Gujarat cities can be ideal. There is something here for everyone; then be it the lip-smacking dishes for foodies or the Gir national park for wildlife lovers. Now, let’s have a quick look at some of the top places to visit in Gujarat in November for a memorable trip.
Here are the best places in Gujarat in November that can offer a memorable trip
1. Somnath temple
For those who consider Somnath as a pilgrimage; we would like to extend that perspective of yours. Named as one of the most important, pious, and amongst the best places to visit in Gujarat-Somnath temple is one of the Jyotirlingas. The popular temple is visited by hundreds of devotees throughout the year. This sacred temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a very huge and beautifully designed temple. It is located at the shows of the Arabian Sea making it a perfect place for beach lovers and people on a rejuvenating trip.
If you were to believe the history of the temple it is said that the Somnath Mandir is destroyed countless times. But it has been rebuilt over and over again and each time during its rebuild the temple has been beautified even better. The temple holds a lot of significance and its beauty and location draw a lot of people every year.
2. Rann of Kutch
The Rann of Kutch is considered to be the most precious gem of Gujarat which comes to life during the winter season. It is one of the best places where you can visit in November in Gujarat for more than one reason. The Kutch region is towards the Arabian Sea and the Thar desert. The entire Rann of Kutch sprawls between these two landscapes. Right from November you get to enjoy the Rann Mahotsav which happens to be a very popular festival hosted here every year. Therefore it won’t be wrong to say that November is also the best time to visit Gujarat; if you wish to attend this festival.
Although the festival stretches for 3 months straight, still the earlier you visit here the better it is. Also, you will see a huge diversity in the Mahotsav itself because there are multiple events that take place here. From music shows to cultural events, dance performances to camel safari and artwork showcasing- there is a lot to explore here. Nevertheless, if you are here during a full moon night, the white sand of Rann glows like diamonds making the place heavenly.
Dwarka is yet again an important destination for Gujarat and India. The city of Dwarka is popular for the Dwarkadhish Temple which is located on the edge of the Gomti river. This temple is highly revered and pious as it is one of the four temples included in Chardham. Dwarkadhish temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and the entire city was once his kingdom. It is also said that Dwarka was the first capital of Gujarat as well. Apart from the sightseeing trip, one can enjoy multiple activities in and around the city. Apart from the Dwarkadhish temple, you can visit a number of other important temples including ISKCON.
For those who are more inclined towards enjoying the activities here, you can catch the glimpse of starfish, sea urchins, sea turtles, octopuses, and many more. There are activities to enjoy including going for a boat ride, playing at the beach, enjoying a Tuk-Tuk ride, camel ride, scuba diving, and much more.
4. Gir National Park
Gir national park is also a very important place to visit in Gujarat basically for those who love wildlife. It is the natural habitat of the majestic Asiatic lions and if you want to click a picture of them this is the best place for you to visit. Gir national park also serves as one of the best places to visit in Gujarat for 5 days because there is so much to do here. Apart from taking a safari at the park you explore the city and places around.
Take out some time to explore the markets and the colorful streets of the place. Coming on to the National Park one can find a lot of species of animals and birds here some of which are quite rare, such as fish owls, Black Bucks, hyenas, and some migratory birds in November. The entire park is spread across 1412 km² and is a must-visit destination in Gujarat during your trip in November.
Just like Rajasthan, Gujarat also has one recognized hill station and that’s Saputara. It is one of the best places to visit in Gujarat for a three-day trip; at least. This place is quite beautiful and offers a majestic view from the summit of a hill. Adventurers find this place quite alluring because they get to enjoy multiple adventurous activities here. From hiking, and boating, to trekking in the forested area; there is so much for everyone.
While exploring Saputara, don’t miss out on the tribal museum, artisan village, and a few other attractions too. Saputara also serves as one of the best places to relax and enjoy your time. We suggest you should try and visit this place for a rejuvenating trip to Gujarat with your family in November.
These are the top five destinations in Gujarat to visit in November. The list of places can be quite long. But we suggest that if you pick any of these places that we have mentioned above an amazing and memorable trip is on cards. Also, you can club a couple of destinations together if you are looking for places to visit in Gujarat for a 7-day trip.
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