9 Best Road Trips That Almost Take You Through Every State Of India
//Let the journey choose you and take a plunge into the winding roads around India taking you on a dream.//
What comes in your mind after hearing road trip? Set for an unknown destination and just follow the map. Road trips are something that always gets anyone, irrespective of their age group, a sense of thrill and adventure. It is something which most of us look forward to; and it is definitely the best medicine to take away all your worries and troubles, when you decide to simply hit the roads.
India is a country that is home to some of the most beautiful roads and places to travel to across the globe. It is a place rich with multiple cultures, languages and the most exotic locations. To get to the most serene locations in India, one must travel to its depths and heights and would come across many mountains, forests, seas, backwaters…you name it and India is ready to offer the same, provided you are ready to accept the challenges you have to face in reaching your destinations.
There are roads which would give you altitude sickness and then there are roads that are an absolute bliss to drive, across the thick forests and also on the sea shores. If you are all set to pack your bags and just hit the road (without any particular destination but just to satisfy the wanderlust soul within you), we bring you some of the best road trips that you could take across the country, covering almost every state!
No matter what you seek, India awaits you with open arms. From the extreme adventure on the Himalayan terrain to a blissful drive along the East Coast Road, there are incredible roads trips around India are waiting to be ticked off your bucket list.
1. Manali – Kaza – Recong Peo – Chitkul – Shimla
Explore the Himalayan desert and watch the magic unfold as you move ahead from the Lahaul-Spiti district to Kinnaur. Start the journey from Manali and stop over at Chandratal, Key, Kibber, Dhankar and Recong Peo. Take a detour and visit Chitkul, the last village on the Indo-Tibetan Border. The journey promises to be a soul-stirring chapter in your life. The journey begins at Manali with pit stops at Chandratal, Key, Kibber, Dhanakr and Reckong Pe. Take a diversion and visit Chitkul, which happens to be the last village on the Indo-Tibetian Border. This journey would help quench your “adventure thirst” for sure.
2. Kolkata – Darjeeling – Gangtok – Zuluk – Alipurduar – Tawang
Begin this thrilling journey from Kolkata and get yourself prepared to explore the eastern borders of India. The journey takes you through Darjeeling, which is considered as the gateway to the North East. The ride through the Zuluk loops and through the rolling greens of the tea gardens in Tawang would be one of your best road trips to the unexplored paradise. Explore the hidden Eastern borders of India. Drive along the rolling greens and winding Zuluk loops and explore Tawang, the unexplored haven for thrill-seekers.
3. Srinagar – Kargil – Leh-Khardung La – Nubra Valley – Leh – Pangong Tso – Leh – Tanglang La- Manali
This particular route gets accessible to anyone only during summers. As you ride across the deadly curves of Zojila Pass, you would realise it is not for the faint hearts. In case you are a person who is not of the adventure types, this road trip along the route would bring about a change in your mindset. Drass is considered to be one of the coldest inhabited places in the world. Even at such harsh weather conditions, you would find the Jawans doing their duties that would make you salute their spirit. The Srinagar- Manali-Leh circuit in the stunning northernmost part of the Indian Himalayas has recently become a favourite for motorcyclists and road trip enthusiasts. Till recent times, this part of the country was a long forgotten secret but nothing escapes the curious eyes of hungry travellers. On this route, we now see bikers riding towards their mecca in the distant unknown following the army trucks.
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