Road trips are the safest and the most convinient way to travel especially during a pandemic. As the lockdown restrictions are uplifted across the country, here is a list of 10 must-experience road trips for the caged traveller within you:
From Delhi to Ladakh, one might see jungles, farmlands, mountains and what not! It is truly a surreal experience and one of the most scenic journeys you might ever take. The best time to take this roadtrip is during the breezy summers of May-July. The two available routes can be alternated for the to-and-fro journey for the whole packadge.
Route 1: Delhi–Srinagar–Kargil–Leh via Sonamarg and Zoji La (1,234 km) Route 2: Delhi–Manali–Keylong–Leh via Rohtang Pass and Gata Loops (1,006 km)
The Golden Triangle trip is one of the most popular tours for people interested in witnessing the rich culture and history of North India. Covering Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, this excursion offers the perfect blend of monuments, markets and cuisines. The best time to visit is during October to December.
Route for Delhi to Jaipur: Delhi–Neemrana–Alwar–Jaipur (280 km) Route for Delhi to Agra: Yamuna Expressway (233 km) Route for Jaipur to Agra: Jaipur–Bharatpur–Agra via Fatehpur Sikri (240 km)
Bengaluru to Coorg
This road trip offers the peace and serenity of passing by lush forests and beautiful wildlife within Karnataka. The Western Ghats will feel like a breath pf fresh air as you take a break from the hot and humid city life. The trip can be taken any time of the year for an equally beautiful experience.
Route: Bengaluru–Ramanagara–Mysore–Madikeri (250 km)
Visiting the Rann of Kutch would truly be paradise for anyone interested in geographically unique and culturally rich destinations. One will get to experience the desert and the regional wildlife, both in one trip. The best time to visit is during the Rann Utsav from November to February.
Aruka Valley is not a very common name in the traveller’s circuit, so one can actually enjoy the calm the peace without the hounding tourists and every step. A gem from the Eastern Ghats, this valley will provide a view to the lush farmlands and thickly forested hills. It also offers an insight into the village life of the area. The best time to visit is October to May.