India in November

November is the best month to visit India, where the weather is at its driest but it's not as hot and humid as the rest of the year

Northern India in November

Wondering where next to go for an exotic break from your standard British November? Try northern India.

November is one of the best months to visit that absorbing part of the subcontinent.

The driest time of the year in India

It is also the driest time of the year, and the relative clemency of the weather will allow you better to enjoy the cultural riches of India’s Golden Triangle: Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.

Must-see sights on a timeless tour of this noble region of northern India include,

These include, of course, Agra’s Red Fort, the Taj Mahal at sunrise, the Rajasthani might of Jaipur’s astonishing, vertiginous Amber Fort, plus the Palace of the Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, a five-storey architectural masterpiece replete with no fewer than 953 sandstone windows.