India is a massive country where there’s nothing more relaxing and exciting than hitting the roads. Where you can be yourself, with windows of the responsibility down and volume of fun up and to make it one of the best, go with a bunch of friends.
India is colossal, and a diverse country, and thus, the beauty of the country will make your trip a top-notch. Now if you’re wondering about your next destination for the best road trips in India, here’s a list for all you travelers out there.
Check this list out and decide on your next destination.
1. Mumbai to Goa
This road trip is an absolute mecca for all you, bike and car enthusiasts out there. This road trip is nothing but a mesmerizing journey filled with scenic beauty – the Western Ghats from end to end.
The route of Pune-Kolhapur via NH4 is the most preferred and the safest route; however, you’ll pass through several toll booth while you’re on your way meaning you’ll be paying money again and again.
The best time to go for this road trip is from September to March.
2. Manali to Leh
This is that one stretch of road which has been immortalized on the silver screens by several Bollywood movies. Words always fail to describe the beauty of Manali to Leh highway drive and thus, one should always experience to witness the beauty in its snowy glory.
What you all need to do is to hop on your trustworthy motorbike or an open-roofed jeep in order to make sure that you miss out no glimpses of the sights. The roads from Manali to Leh are safe and remain open for a duration of five months during up the summer up until mid of October.
3. Vishakhapatnam to Araku Valley
The journey from Vishakhapatnam to Araku is 114 kilometers can be easily covered in a span of three-four hours. You will experience winds through winding roads, verdant green canyons, majestic waterfalls, forested hillsides, and serene hills overlooking the Bay of Bengal. This all is with a dose of camera-worthy beauty.
When you reach your destination, make a note to visit Borra Caves and Tatipudi Reservoir.
The best time to go through this road trip is from October to March.
4. Manali to Shimla (via Mandi)
Before you start with that this one is cliche, you should know that this road trip is one of the most relaxing long drives which you’ll ever take amidst the hills along the roads which will lead you up to the beautiful destination.As you go along, the river Beas will accompany you throughout the stretch of the road. If you feel tired from your journey, you can stop to take a break and soak your feet in the ice-cold river water of the river and thus, you’ll feel refreshed.
5. Guwahati to Tawang
This is one of the must-take road trips in northeast India. Even though roads are a bit rough, but it well-worth for the mesmerizing scenery which will unfold for you at every turn you take, both snow-clad mountains and lush greenery. Since it is an extensive road trip, make a note to take a stopover at Dirang in West Kameng in order to witness the Buddhist culture.
You could even stop at Tezpur in Assam and explore its cultural and historical attractions.
The best time to go for this road trip is from March to October.
Well, these are a few road trips which shouldn’t miss out on. Let us know which one you went for and share your experiences as well, and if you’ve explored any other fantastic road trips, let us know about that too.
Till then, Have Fun and Keep Exploring!