Member Blogs > Kristian Strom, BooksellerBest Road Trips In India That You Must Take Once In A Lifetime

  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 01:46:07    Permalink

    Road trips are the best thing happens in everyone’s life. Either it may be a weekend trip or a long trip. Let it be a solo trip or a trip with friends road journeys always fun, entertaining and memorable. So here we discuss some of the best Road trips in India should take once in a lifetime.

    • Manali to Leh Ladakh Highway:  The beauty of road trip from Manali to Leh can’t be described in words, Manali Leh Highway is one of the roads that lead to the heaven on earth called Leh – Ladakh (Srinagar), It is one of those Highways which offers almost everything to an adventure lover that is available with nature.Serious travelers in India and even abroad does have a dream of traversing this most beautiful Highway at least once in their lifetime. It spans a length of 479 km with a mean altitude of between 3 to 4 km above sea level. The road is open for about 5 months a year mostly during summers and mid-October. The journey takes about 2 days with one stopover for rest.


    • Mumbai to Pune Expressway: An easy weekend getaway from Pune/Mumbai road trip to Lonavala is something that almost all local residents will swear, The picturesque surroundings and lush green foliage are great at calming those restless nerves. The expressway is 93 km long and considered one of the best road trips in India. Two-wheelers are allowed on old Mumbai-Pune Highway (which is in really good shape) while cabs and buses ply on the Mumbai-Pune expressway.


    • Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley: The beauty of Visakhapatnam can’t be expressed, The graceful combination of the Bay of Bengal and the Eastern Ghats in Visakhapatnam is a sight to behold. A trip to Araku from Visakhapatnam is completely mystified by the beauty of the roads. Curvy roads, serenity, and greenery of roads on both sides make the trip amazing. The road spans about 116 km. There are interesting places like Borra caves and Coffee Plantations, Katiki falls on the way. The best time to visit the region is between October and March.



    • Shimla to Manali:  The Shimla-Manali road trip, with the River Beas trudging alongside, is a beautiful road trip to relax and unwind in India. Take a break from the drive and play with the ice-cold water of River Beas. This 250 km stretch requires a little longer than usual due to the hilly path. It is one of the best road trips ever.


    • Bangalore to Bandipur Forest:  The Bandipur Forest route to Bangalore is one of the most beautiful trips through forests in India, that you’ll ever take. One can take the same road to Ooty from Mysore passing through Bandipur National Park. You might spot deer nonchalantly crossing the road. There’s no better manner of admiring this charming highway. Taking around 5 hours, this stretch is 235 km long. There are various places for stopover and eating options along the route.


    • Chennai to Munnar:  Chennai to Munnar is the best weekend trip, it is a tough long but it is a good refreshing road trip. The 600 km between you and your holiday would take about 10 hours plus the stops you make.


    • Mumbai to Goa:  From mid-December to end January, the world beats a path to Goa’s beaches, mostly Mumbaikars start their road journey to goa, to explore Goa beaches. Tourist traffic touches smaller peaks in October-December and February-middle June. Drive towards the sun, the sea and the sand on a gorgeous road that will inspire you. The road from Mumbai to Goa along the NH 17 is very smooth and utilizes about 10 hours of travel time.                   

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