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Top 5 Heavenly Roads for The Love of Travelling

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Top 5 Heavenly Road Trips

Imagine this, a path that seems to keep going on and on, with the company of loved ones, be it your family or friends or the perfect companion, all are the perfect ingredients for a memorable trip. A country which is always on the move, India has few of the most scenic landscapes to energize adventure freaks and nature enthusiasts alike. Now push that accelerator and clutch that gear, and hold on tight to your seats; for here are the “Top five most heavenly roads for a perfect road trip.”

  1. Manali-Leh Manali-Leh.Top 5 Heavenly Roads for The Love of Travelling, Roadtrips R Us, Travel & Food Blog

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Speaking of heavenly, and magnificence what better a way to start off with, then the Manali-Leh road trip, also buffed by many as “Every bikers dream trip”. The 450-kilometer trek is one of the most celebrated trips across the globe and anyone who takes it, knows all the reasons why. With its panoramic views and many picturesque locations such as the Rohtang Pass, Tanglang La and many more, the beauty that prevails lacks vocabulary to describe. The treacherous tracks and the hair pin curves will give you the most adrenaline rush ever and the trip is one, you will boast of taking for as long as you live. With cloud kissed mountains and the great Himalayas in the background it is certain that you will love this trip whether you are a nature lover or an adventure junkie, so get going already!

  1. Guwahati-Tawang Guwahati-Tawang, Top 5 Heavenly Roads for The Love of Travelling, Roadtrips R Us, Travel & Food Blog

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North Eastern India has not been exposed to much exploration and has hence, kept hidden most of its secrets that are sure to astonish you; and one such is the Guwahati-Tawang trek. A stretch of about 556 kilometers it takes about 14 long hours to reach Tawang from Guwahati and that too if you are willing to zip through the greenery and mesmerizing locale, but who’s complaining? the longer the better. Studded with some of the unique locations en route like the Kaziranga Park, home to the one-horned rhino; Tipi, where lies Asia’s largest orchadium; and Cherapunjee which is the wettest place on the planet, the drive is filled to the brim with, aesthetics, and a lot more to be explored. 

  1. Bangalore-Coorg Bangalore-Coorg, Top 5 Heavenly Roads for The Love of Travelling, Roadtrips R Us, Travel & Food Blog

Photo by Leelavathy B.M, CC BY-SA 3.0

With many a breathtaking halt en route, the trip from Bangalore to Coorg is one that guarantees to cleanse the soul and rinse the spirit free from worldly troubles. Voted by many as a rejuvenating experience, the long drive stills first at The Golden Temple; a Tibetan Monastery, which radiates peace in every wall and stone. A few tens of miles further, and one can experience tranquility like nowhere else at Tala Cauvery, the birthplace of river Cauvery, and the treat does not end here. Once you reach Coorg, expect to have emeralds in your eyes owing to the lush greenery that threatens to overwhelm you. With whiffs of Coffee, the trip is quite a legend onto itself and invites you to be a part of its story. To plan your trip to Bangalore, check here

  1. Mumbai-Goa Mumbai-Goa, Top 5 Heavenly Roads for The Love of Travelling, Roadtrips R Us, Travel & Food Blog

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Ever since the 2001 Bollywood Blockbuster, Dil Chahtha Hai, this is the one trip that has been on the bucket list of everyone, and is rightfully so for this 10-hour journey is sure to leave the heart enthralled and the mind at peace. Prerequisites are planning the trip as there are two roads to be taken each a unique experience. While the NH4 offers a more safe and speedy path with halts at stunning locations like Rankala Lake and Panhala Fort; the other route that is through NH7 is more of a rugged beauty with the Western Ghats accompanying you on the trail. Food is available in abundance on both the tracks though, so foodies are covered too. Whether you were inspired by Bollywood or are just looking for some fun, this trip is a must take. To explore Goa to its fullest, check here:

  1. Delhi-Rann Of Kutch  Delhi-Rann Of Kutch, Top 5 Heavenly Roads for The Love of Travelling, Roadtrips R Us, Travel & Food Blog

Photo by Nagarjun Kandukuru, CC BY 2.0

The drive from, “The capital city of India” to “The land of White sand” through 3 states is neither short nor boring and on the contrary, is rather exhilarating and has hence made it to our list of perfect road trips. Adorned along with beautiful cities like Jaipur and Ajmer along the way, it is but injustice to not spare them a second glance, but the destination that waits ahead is better than the best and the target too. The Wild Ass Sanctuary which is home to the Wild Ass and many endemic birds will serenade your senses. A little farther is the Little Rann of Kutch, a vast spread of white sand under the toes and plum blue skies above your nose, an experience that you never want to end, so run to the Rann at the earliest possible. To know more about tourist places in Kutch, view here.

So, be it the last time with your friends before heading off to achieve your dreams, or the much-needed break, the romantic date with the perfect one, or a hearty trip with your family; grab that pen and start off with your plans, get the backpacks out, hush the crazy in and hit the roads in fashion for its show time for “Highway to fun”.

 Guest Blogger: Author’s Bio:

Rohit is a freelance writer who often goes on motorbike trips to different parts of India. His experiences give him an insight into the life of the people as well as the dangers on the road which he loves to share through his writings. You can read more of his travel stories at Trans India Travels.

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