November is the beginning of Autumn in Japan. Fall foliage starts during this month and leaves turn golden. Skies are generally clear with little rainfall, and about 9 rainy days. The weather is mild and comfortable with average temperatures ranging from 15-22 degrees celsius, which is great for outdoor activities like sightseeing, trekking and exploring beaches. Since this is the shoulder season, the crowd is relatively less and the prices for accommodation and travel also go down.
Top Places: Tokyo, Kyoto, Hakone
October is the official beginning of Autumn in the Northern parts of Italy. The initial days of the month experience delightful weather conditions, and average high temperature drops to 21 degrees Celsius. The southern regions of Italy experience colder temperatures but weather is ideal for outdoor activities. Since it is not peak-season, You will also get better deals on travel, activities and accommodation, and the crowd will be lesser in most of the tourist attractions around Italy
Top Places: Rome, Tuscany
Spain is one of the best countries to visit in October with the fall season, and the streets are covered in yellow and orange leaves. The weather is comfortable with average temperature around 21 degrees celsius, and hence, perfect for outdoor activities like sightseeing. Coastal areas like Costa Del Sol can still be in your itinerary during this time. Since this is a shoulder season, the cost of accommodation and travel, as well as the crowds will be lesser.
Top Places: Barcelona, Madrid, Seville
Known as the Indian summer, the month October, witnesses a lowering of temperature in Canada. The eastern and central parts of Canada have cooler temperatures at around 16 degrees during the day and nights get colder around 3 degrees. The weather is ideal for outdoor activities like hiking and canoeing before the winters. You will also get better deals on travel, activities and accommodation, and the crowd will be lesser since this is not the peak season
Top Places: Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa
November is the spring season in New Zealand. The weather is warmer and longer than winters with average temperatures ranging from 17-21 degrees celsius with regional variations, making it an ideal month for outdoor activities like trekking and hiking in Southern Alps, and also to visit the beaches. Since October falls before the peak-season rush, you will be able to get more budget-friendly options for travel and accommodation, as well as lesser crowds.
Top Places: Auckland, Wellington, South Island
Monsoon season in Thailand comes to an end in October is the perfect time to visit the north and central Thailand. The temperatures are mild, air is a little less humid, with low rainfall and average temperatures ranging between 24-28 degree Celsius. This makes Thailand one of the top countries to visit in October for outdoor activities like trekking, and for visiting beaches in the Andaman Coast. The cost of accommodation and travel, as well as the crowds will be lesser in October
Top Places: Phuket, Krabi
October in Australia is the spring season, making it one of the best times to travel to the country. The weather is warmer and longer than winters, with average temperatures around 18-22 degrees celsius and low chances of rainfall. The weather is outdoor activities like trekking, hiking and water sports like diving and snorkeling. Since October is before the peak-season rush, you will get more budget-friendly options for travel and accommodation, as well as lesser crowds.
Top Places: Melbourne, Sydney, Tasmania
South Africa experiences the spring season and is one of the best countries to travel in October. The weather is pleasant with average temperature around 18-26 degrees celsius and chances of rainfall are less. This is an ideal time for outdoor activities like trekking, sightseeing, and wildlife safaris at the National Parks. The tourist rush has not kicked in and this means lower cost for accommodation,travel and activities and lesser crowd at popular attractions.
Top Places: Cape Town, Stellenbosch
October is fall season in Greece, with the northern winds cooling up after the extreme summer heat. The weather is pleasant with clear skies, less wind, and occasional rain. The average temperature ranges between 8-22 degrees celsius, and is ideal for outdoor activities and exploring the Greek islands and beaches. Since October falls before the peak-season rush, you will be able to get more budget-friendly options for travel and accommodation, as well as lesser crowds.
Top Places: Santorini, Athens
October falls in the beginning of winters, but is still a good time to visit the USA. states like Florida remain warm, but North as well as the North-East tend to get chilly around this time. The average temperature can range from -1 to 24 degrees celsius depending on the state, and is ideal for outdoor activities where the weather is warmer. USA remains one of the best countries to visit in October due to the lower cost of travel, and since the places are less crowded
Top Places: Florida, New York
With pleasant weather and lower crowds, Peru is a must-visit country in October. The coastal and desert regions in Peru remain warm, with slight fog and average temperatures of 15-20 degrees celsius. The Andean zone warms up during the day with temperatures around 21 degrees and weather is ideal for outdoor activities like trekking and hiking. You will be able to get more budget-friendly options for travel and accommodation, as well as lesser crowds in Peru during October
Top Places: Huaraz, Machu Picchu, Mancora
Egypt experiences pleasant weather in Ocotber with the start of the winter season. Tempertures range from 23-33 degrees celsius. It is also an ideal time for outdoor activities like trekking, snorkeling, and sightseeing. In Cairo and the Nile Delta Region, winter months are cold,but the Southern part of Egypt remains warm. Since it is the peak season, tickets, activities and accomodation will be more costly, and the top tourist attractions will be more crowded.
Top Places: Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria
Octoberber is during the autumn season, and Mexico has an average temperature of around 20 degrees celsius in the northern parts and about 30 degrees celsius in the southern regions. The coastal waters become significantly cooler and is an ideal time for outdoor activities like trekking, beaches and for celebrations like the Fiestas de Octubre. Since it is the holiday season, cost of travel and accomodation, as well as crowds would be higher.
Top Places: Mexico City, Cancun and Riviera Maya
Vietnam is one of the best countries to visit in October, especially the Northern and Southern Provinces. In October Vietnam experiences autumn season, the weather becomes suitable for outdoor activities. The temperature varies at around 25-30 degree celsius and there's lesser chance of rainfall in the North and South. Hanoi’s Liberation Day is a major celebration. You will also get better deals on travel, activities and accommodation, since it falls outside tourist-season.
Top Places: Hoi An, Hanoy, Halong Bay
In October, Morocco experiences the fall season where the days are shorter but the sun is very warm. Fall is a pleasant and dry season with temperature ranging from 17-27 degree Celsius which makes it a perfect time for outdoor activities like sightseeing and for cultural activties like Erfoud Date Festival. It is also a great season to go for a hiking expedition. Since it is not the peak tourist season in October, the cost of accomodation and travel will be cheaper.
Top Places: Marakkech, Casablanca
Portugal is one of the most beautiful to visit in October . It is the Autumn season and layers of colourful, velvety leaves cover the country. The average temperature ranges from 12-19 degrees celsius, making this is one of the ideal time to travel for sightseeing, day tours and other outdoor activities. Since this is the shoulder season, the number of travellers to the country is relatively less and therefore the prices for accommodation and travel are also lesser.
Top Places: Lisbon, Porto, Algrvae
Known For : Black River Gorges National Park Seven Coloured Earth of Chamarel Scuba Diving in Mauritius
Mauritius is one of the best countries to visit in October. The temperature in October soars up to 25 degrees Celsius during the day whereas the average temperature is usually around 20-23 degrees Celsius. October is the dry month with occasional light showers. Hence, you can take a leisurely walk along the beach and enjoy Mauritius breeze in its true essence. The weather is suitable for outdoor activities. Since it is not the peak tourist season in October, the cost of accomodation and travel will be cheaper.
Best Time: July to October (winter)
Weather in Turkey in autumn promises warm temperatures and blue skies though days start to get shorter. The beginning of September might still be hot, but it does start to get colder from mid-September although land and sea temperatures remain warm. This creates conditions which are similar to the months of spring but with shorter days. Autumn is a great time to explore the ancient sites, cities and the turquoise coast, as the crowds are fewer and the prices are lower.
Top Places: Istanbul, Antalya, Bodum
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