Is there anything more scintillating and blissful than a long road trip with a bunch of dear ones, a list of favourite tracks playing loud and cold breeze that shovels around? In a nation of diverse culture and places, road trips are sureshot escape for some real fun. Here you’ll find the best of road trip destinations across India
Mumbai to Goa
The Ideal road trip destination for all car-bike fanatics, Mumbai to Goa road trip is nothing less than captivating. – the picturesque scenery is truly marvellous with the Western Ghats from end to end. Pune-Kolhapur route via NH 4 is about 590 km and is the most opted route amongst the travel enthusiasts for safety reasons. The Chiplun-Ratnagiri route via NH66 is about 577 km with zigzag roads that goes via green paddy fields sets off a calm and composed feeling.
Manali to Leh
Manali to Leh road trip is a scenic beauty short of words to describe. The deadly road spanning about a length of 479 km is laid with twists and curves, surrounded by mountains wrapped in the snow with discrete valleys and fabulous landscapes will surely make you feel merrier than ever. This magnificent beauty is only open for 5 months a year majorly during summers and during mid-October. The overall trip should take you about 2 days, quiet long because most of it is above 4,000 meters of altitude.
Chennai to PondicherryA short yet striking road trip from Chennai to Pondicherry is about 155 km via ECR road. The eye-catching sea view coupled with the reflection of the sun on the water will make you want more. Along the route, UNESCO World Heritage Site is a go-to place if you are a beach lover. Also, every mile is an opportunity to click beautiful pictures.
Darjeeling to Pelling
While mighty mountains, lush tea gardens, and panoramic landscapes soar high on all sides of Darjeeling-Pelling road stretch for about 72 km one cannot resist but fall in love with nature. A moment to cherish for all tea lovers as they get to sip refreshing tea freshly made from the estates. Flawlessly maintained roads guarantee a comfortable journey throughout and the place is crammed with food joints.
Bangalore to Ooty
For all nature enthusiasts, this is probably the first road trip that you must prioritise on. Captivating sight on both the sides of the road, lush green mountains and spectacular landscape adorning the roads between Bangalore and Ooty.This road trip will encompass dense forest of Bandipur as well as the historic palace of the ancient city Mysore. Bulky tea plantations and splendid waterfalls are the heavenly sights one cannot dare to miss. The road trip along NH 275 for 278kms will truly enhance your road trip experience.