10 Exhilarating Road Trips in India To Bring Out the Adventurous Traveler in You
Road Trips in India
We all consider different types of conveyances for traveling. Some of you must be thinking of saving money with comfort. Considering travel through train is good enough. Another group of people thinks time is money. Thus, they go for travel in airlines. Did you ever try a road trip? Believe me, this is going to be a thrilling experience in your life. Let us find out some of the exciting roads trips in India.
10 Exhilarating Road Trips in India For Adventure:
1. Jaipur To Jaisalmer Photo by Fulvio Spada, CC BY-SA 2.0
Indians are touchy about culture and heritage. Today even the foreigners are spellbound to experience Indian heritages. You can get a good experience of it as you take a road trip from Jaipur to Jaisalmer. You can enjoy Rajasthani delicacies within your stopovers. You can enjoy heritage buildings and palaces within the trip. It is around 570 km.
2. Mumbai To Lonavala
Lonavala, Photo by Amogh Sarpotdar, CC BY-SA 2.0
You can take a 4-wheeler or a two-wheeler for this road trip. If you are a loner and know to drive a two-wheeler really well, you can pack your bags and start for this trip. You have to take Mumbai to Lonavala expressway for this ride. You will get a great feeling to view greeneries and mountains throughout the trip. The fresh air will keep you away from pollutants of the city. You need to cover 93 km within this trip.
3. Shimla To Manali
Shimla, Photo by James Southorn, CC BY 2.0
If you want to experience a chilled weather during winter, a road trip from Shimla to Manali will be appropriate. You can easily see the snowcapped mountains throughout your trip. You can also take a break in the middle to experience the feel of ice cold water in water bodies around. It is a distance of 250km.
4. Bangalore To Bandipur Forest
Hogenakkal falls, Photo by Praveen, CC BY 2.0
If you are tired of the city life of Bangalore, it is the time to take a break and plan a road trip to Bandipur forest. You can see lush green forest throughout the highway. It is worth viewing the waterfalls all around the roads. After reaching Bandipur forest, you can spot wildlife in open environment. The distance is 214km.
5. Old Silk Route Trip
Photo by Madhumitaworld, CC BY-SA 4.0
Every individual has a desire to visit silk route once in their lifetime. You no more have to dream it. It is now possible to organize a road trip at old silk route. These are the important road connecting Asia, Africa, and Europe for silk trade. You can also view beautiful lakes and waterfalls within this trip.
6. Gangtok To Nathu La Pass
Ban Jhakri Falls, Photo (Cropped) by Amitra Kar, CC BY-SA 2.0
If you are not from Bengal, it is the time for you to visit Bengal with its wonderful scenic beauty. The lovers of hills must take a road trip from Gangtok to Nathu la Pass. You will get all types of surprises within this trip. You also should be prepared for the changing weather. You can hire vehicles from Sikkim and plan the trip.
7. Chennai To Pondicherry
Chennai Beach, Photo by V.Vasant, CC BY 2.0
Pondicherry too is a beautiful place for a road trip. It will be convenient for people staying in Chennai to escape the crowd of the city during a weekend. While taking this trip, you can enjoy viewing water bodies on one side and beautiful sceneries on the other sides of the road. Other beautiful sites on the way till you reach Pondicherry are Kalpakkam, Mahabalipuram, Kalapet etc. It will take approximately 3-4 hours’ drive to Pondicherry.
8. Mumbai To Goa
Varca Beach of Goa, Photo by Vinoth Chandar, CC BY 2.0
You must have heard about Mumbai to goa trip in your favorite movie ‘Dil Chahta Hai’. You too can experience this trip live today. This is one of the most romantic trips where you will fall in love with nature. The side views you can observe are river Vashisthi. You can also have a view of the growing town named as Chiplun during your road trip.
9. Visakhapatnam To Araku Valley
Araku Valley, Photo by Yalla.vamsi, Public Domain
This is another route for an adventurous road trip. During your trip, you can view the mesmerizing mating of two water bodies such as Bay of Bengal and Eastern Ghats. The roads are not totally straight. You can enjoy the ride on the curvy road along with a gentle height. The entire trip will be covered in only 116km.
10. Shillong To Cherrapunjee
Bara Pani in Shillong, Photo by Masrur Ashraf, CC BY-ND 2.0
The road trip that stretches from Shillong till Cherrapunjee has several picturesque views. Along the both sides of the roads, you can beauty beautiful villages, adventurous caves, and lively villages. It is just 53 km which you can cover in just 2 hours.
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