50 Amazing Road Trips to take across India in 2017
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For those, who find joy in travelling offbeat, road trips are the best ways to explore and discover the life across different places. Whether in the east, west, north or south, India offers a plenitude of roads and destinations that make for enthralling road-trip.
Be it on an expedition of Ladakh or the arid deserts of Rajasthan, the lush valleys of North-east or the silky roads of the metropolitans, you will always find a myriad list of road-trips in the country.
Amongst all such road-trips, here are the 50 most amazing road-trips to take in 2015:
Dehradun to Nainital: 273km
About the Trip: Get your adrenaline kick with all the turn and twists in the highway and upon arriving at the destination treat yourself with the magical views of Nainital.
Manali- Leh: 478km
About the Trip: Ride through the stunning snow-clad hills and mountains, challenging terrains and through some of the high altitude passes. Manali to Leh bike trip is amazing letting you discover the hidden treasure of Manali Ladakh route.
[Planning for a Leh trip? Check out our Leh travel guide]
Bombay to Goa: 601km
About the Trip: A pleasant trip through the NH-17 that runs parallel to Western Coast of the country, this road trip is all about the confluence of a myriad of cultures and traditions.
Guwahati to Tawang: 553km
About the Trip: Explore and discover the pristine beauty of the North-East with this road trip that originates from the capital city of Assam and takes you to one of the most stunning monasteries in India. Also, check out best Assam tours for an amazing experience.
Srinagar to Leh, Zoji La Pass: 417km
About the Trip: Witness the mesmeric hills, magical mountains and the pictorial valley of Frass, Kargil and lot more during this road trip.
Grand Trunk Road:
About the Trip: Not just a road, but a testimony to India’s golden history, this road is indeed one of the best roads for any trips round the year.
Delhi – Leh: 1,013km
About the Trip: One of the most enthralling road trips in India, this trip takes several days and gets you high on adrenaline kicks along with panoramic views of the mighty Himalayas.
Delhi -Jaipur: 274km
About the Trip: Originating from the hub of the country, the roads will take you to the royal land of the Maharajas. Delve deep into the charm and allurement of the Thar Desert and discover its grandiosity.
Mumbai – Rann of Kutch:
About the Trip: From the glittering locales of Mumbai, a road-trip to nowhere, how amazing it will be? Indulge in this road trip and discover how it feels to be in the middle of nowhere!
Bangalore – Pondicherry: 305km
About the Trip: Treat yourself with the peace and serenity that prevails in this French Colony of the past. Upon the completion of your tour, stroll around the Auroville and Serenity beaches.
[Don’t forget to see complete list of all the things to do in pondicherry]
Mumbai to Mount Abu:
About the Trip: Starting from the coastline of the Arabian Sea, this pleasant trip takes you to the only hill station in Rajasthan. Upon the completion of this trip, all your efforts will be rewarded with spectacular views of the Aravalli Range and pleasant climate.
L & T Highway Coimbatore:
About the Trip: Originating from Chennai, the Gateway to South India, a trip through this 28km road is all about enjoying the lush and pristine beauty of Tamil Nadu.
Delhi to Mandawa: 270km
About the Trip: Escape from the concrete jungles and follow the trails that take you to Mandawa; discover and witness the opulent architecture of the Rajputs and have a glimpse of their lavish lifestyles.
Chennai to Yelagiri:
About the Trip: On the completion of this moderate road trip from Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, you will be rewarded with the bountiful views of the scenic gardens, stunning orchards, rolling hills and mountains, opulent rose gardens and lot more.
Bagdogra/NJP to Darjeeling:
About the Trip: From amidst the lush tea gardens and scenic meadows of Bagdogra/NJP, embark on this enthralling trip that will take you to the scenic town of Darjeeling. Curvy terrains, narrow passes, evergreen pine forests, waterfalls, and lush tea gardens will keep you accompanied all through the trip. Also, know more about the Northeast India Tours and book now for amazing deals.
Bangalore to Munnar:
About the Trip: Call Munnar the ‘Green Capital’ of the country, and you will never be wrong! The hilly terrains, passes through the lush tea-gardens, scenic landscapes and the challenging turns and twists in this road trip will keep your reflexes alive.
[Check list of hill stations in South India]
Gangtok to Lake Tsomgo and Nathu-La Pass: 55km
About the Trip: A trip, where every turn tells a new story, every twist in the roads bring in more fun and excitement! A must for the adventure lovers, this trip introduces you to the magical beauty of Sikkim and its natural marvels.
Jaipur to Udaipur: 395km
About the Trip: Take the charm of the royal desert one step further with a road trip from the ‘Pink City’ Jaipur to the ‘Venice of East’ or the ‘White City’ Udaipur.
Dehradun to Kasauli: 183km
About the Trip: Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are the treasure trove for the nature lovers, adventure junkies and also for the road trip enthusiasts. Within this trip, you will be introduced with the meticulous beauty of Dehradun and Kasauli along with all the fun and thrill of a road trip.
Bangalore- Goa: 557km
About the Trip: Escape from the humdrums of city-life and make it for a blissful escape to the stunning beaches of Goa.
Check out some the best places to explore in Goa
Pune to Dedwana: 1327km
About the Trip: A trip that takes you to the ancient city of Didwana; around 5,000 years old, and offers you ample of opportunities to explore history.
Bangalore to Kudremukh: 331km
About the Trip: Ever heard of a peak that resembles the face of a horse? Take this road thrip and you will be witnessing the fascinating Kudremukh peak.
Greater Noida-Agra, Yamunna Expressway:
About the Trip: Discover the timeless saga of love, royalty and the rustic charm of rural life in Agra with this road trip. Connecting Greater Noida with the city of the Taj, this highway is truly a treasure trove for the road trip enthusiasts.
Jaipur to Jaisalmer: 572km
About the Trip: Visit the ‘Golden City’ that lies at the heart of the great Thar Desert and witness its immaculate beauty like never before with a road trip to Jaisalmer.
Jaisalmer – Barmer highway: 159km
About the Trip: If you are in love with the timeless sand, this is the trip for you! Originating from Jaisalmer, the curvy roads and the challenging terrains will make it for an astounding road trip.
Delhi – Jaisalmer/: 758km
About the Trip: Join this road trip to the magnificent city of Jaisalmer from the heart of India’s capital; witness and experience how the alluring desert can make you fall in love with the desert!
Mumbai – Pune Expressway: 148km
About the Trip: One of the best highways in India, the Mumbai-Pune Highway is the main delight of this road trip. Take in the fun and excitement of this highway over this trip.
Golden Triangle (Delhi – Agra- Jaipur): 735km
About the Trip: This is indeed one of the best road trips in the country. Offering prismatic views of India’s bygone history and confluence of many different traditions and cultures, it takes you to Jaipur, Agra and finally back to the origin point Delhi.
Jaipur – Ranthambore:
About the Trip: Witness how royalty gets mixed with the alluring beauty of wilderness. Usually done by open jeeps, it is amongst the most popular road-trips in Rajasthan.
Delhi to Ranthambore: 380km
About the Trip: Originating from the heritage capital of the country, this road trip takes you to the wilderness of the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan.
Chennai-Pondicherry, ECR Road: 154km
About the Trip: Originating from the ‘Detroit of India’ or the ‘Gateway to South India’, this road trip is the best to witness and discover the mesmeric beauty of the Bay of Bengal’s coastlines and the tranquil town of Pondicherry.
Mangalore – Goa (via Gokarna):
About the Trip: Witnessing the prismatic beauty of the Malabar Coast, this 354km road trip will eventually take you to the beach capital of the country. Well, this is not it! As the trip also revolves around the temple town of Gokarna, you can also have a glimpse of Gokarna’s magical beauty and devotion.
Bangalore – Bandipur – Ooty
About the Trip: On the first half of this trip, you will be escaping the humdrums of city-life and step into the natural beauty and appeal of Bandipur. During the second half; Bandipur-Ooty, the journey will finally take you to the picturesque holiday destination Ooty.
Darjeeling – Pelling (Sikkim):
About the Trip: The curvy and whirly terrains passing through the scenic hills and mountains of Darjeeling take you to Pelling, a Sikkimese town that is located at a height of 2,150m above the sea level. Also, check out the best deals on your site for Sikkim Packages.
Kolkata to Digha: 163km
About the Trip: For those, who are yearning for a romantic road trip from Kolkata, this road trip is the most appealing and filled with natural beauty and wonderment!
Ahmedabad – Diu:
About the Trip: Witness the magical beauty of the Arabian Sea and a Union Territory like never before; get into this road trip that originates from Ahmedabad, the largest city of Gujarat.
Bangalore – Gokarna (Via Shimoga) (Jog Falls):
About the Trip: Along with the fun and excitement of this road trip, you can also visit the sacred village of Gokarna. On the way to the destination, you will also be visiting Shimoga, where you can also visit the stunning Jog Falls.
Guwahati to Shillong:
About the Trip: Embrace the natural beauty of North-Eastern India within this trip. Originating from Guwahati, the hub of the North-East, this amazing trip follows the whirly terrains and takes you to Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya.
Tours: Best Meghalaya Packages
What to do: Check out the best tourist places in Meghalaya.
Ahmedabad to Kutch:
About the Trip: It is in this trip; you can visit the much acclaimed Sabarmati Asharam that was established by Mahatma Gandhi and finally land up in the middle of nowhere. Yes, you heard right! The trip ends on reaching the Great Rann of Kutch.
Bangalore – Coorg:
About the Trip: On this astounding trip from Bangalore, you can witness the pristine beauty of Coorg. This 266km trip is true delight for the trip mongers as it takes you through city-roads, off-roads, hilly terrains and much more!
Check out: Here is the list of amazing places to visit in Coorg.
Shillong to Cherrapunjee: 53km
About the Trip: This trip from Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya to Cherrapunjee, one of the rainiest places on earth is all about riding through exotic terrains and natural beauty.
Also, know more about all the beautiful places of Shillong that you must visit.
Kolkata to Kumaon:
About the Trip: Unlike the rest of the road trips in the country, this one is considered as a unique and unmatchable trip. While on this trip, you can witness how the mesmeric beauty of the plains and the valleys meets with that of the snow clad peaks and stunning mountain peaks.
Mumbai to Tarkarli:
About the Trip: Escape the weariness of Mumbai’s fast life and take a road trip to Tarkarli, a quaint hamlet situated on the coastlines of the Arabian Sea. While in Tarkarli, you can also witness the confluence of the Arabian Sea and the Karli River.
Hyderabad to Kannur: 893km
About the Trip: A road trip that takes you from the spectacular city of the Charminar to the amazing city of Kannur (also known as Cannanore) is all about reliving the bygone history of the Nizams and the enchanting beauty of God’s Own Country.
Delhi to Dehradun: 240km
About the Trip: This 240km enthralling road trip from the capital of the nation is one of the best trips to discover the magical beauty of the Garhwal region. A mixture of fun, adventure and enthralment, this trip is also one of the most undertaken trips in India.
Kolkata to Puri: 494km
About the Trip: While for the adventure lovers, this trip id filled with thrills and excitement at every turn, for the devotional trippers, it is one of the sacred trips! Undertaken during the monsoons, you can witness and enjoy the auspicious Rath Yatra festival.
Puri to Konark:
About the Trip: Starting from the sacred town of Puri, make it along the coastline of the Bay of Bengal, embrace the opulent charm and appeal of the trip, the lush greeneries and the pristine beauty of the locale and make it to Konark, the abode of the Sun Temple.
Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley: 116km
About the Trip: Laced with the alluring beauty of lush greeneries, stunning hills and mountains on both the sides of the roads and plenitude of exciting moments, this km road trip makes for a must experience.
Chandigarh to Chail:
About the Trip: Take this amazing road trip to the once a summer retreat of the British officials from Chandigarh and get acquainted with the mesmerising beauty of Himachal Pradesh. For the adventure buffs, they can enjoy an array of activities upon arriving at their destination Chail.
Delhi to Rishikesh: 230km
About the Trip: Discover and explore the alluring beauty of India’s adventure capital with a road trip from Delhi to Rishikesh. Rugged terrains, challenging passes and stunning views all through the trip never allows any dull moment to the trip.
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