Ten Most beautiful drive in India
Driving to your holiday destination is one of the most exciting ways to explore while you get to your destination. For many the journey is more important than the destination. It gives an immense pleasure to experience the country side, evening sunset on the road, the thrill and the views. Here’s India’s 10 most beautiful drive.
1. Chennai to Pondicherry: The Great East coast drive.
East Coast Road is built along the coast of the Bay of Bengal connecting Chennai to Pondicherry via Mamallapuram. A trip along the East Coast Road gives rise to a spectacular scenic beauty with beaches and fishermen hamlets. You will get a chance to explore the heritage city of mahabalipuram along the coast.
2. Karwar to Mangalore: The hide and seek with Arabian Sea.
The drive from Karwar to Mangalore is like playing hide and seek with Arabian sea. This 270 kms drive lets you cruise through some of the most beautiful coastal town along the arabian sea. The road is sandwithced between the sea and Ghats giving a wonderful Arabian Sea views on one side and the majestic Western Ghats on the other.
3. Jodhpur to Jaisalmer: A drive through the Dune
A Drive through the great Thar Desert across the golden dunes, from beautiful city of Jodhpur to Jaisalmer. The road cross through small town of Pokhran gives you a great driving experience through the desert circuit, sand dunes along with the desert animals.
4. Manali to Leh: A mountain to conquer
No trip to Leh and Ladakh is complete without going through the challenging Manali-Leh highway. The vistas on the route offset the difficult gradient and challenges and leave you with unforgettables memories.
5. Tezpur to Tawang: A Drive to remember
Northeast offers some of the best vistas of eastern himalayas. The place is still untouched and home to some of the rare species. The 350 kms drive from Tezpur in Assam to 17th century Tawang Monastery situated at an altitude of 10,000 ft is like driving into the paradise. Driving through the circuit takes you some of the beautiful town in himalayas (Bhalukpong, Tippi, Sessa, Bomdila, Dirang)
6. Manali to Shimla via Kaza: The unusual Adventure
A great route which uncovers beautiful stark landscape with a wonderful challenging drive. The road passes through rampur, nako and Kaza exploring the beauty of spiti valley.
7. Darjeeling to Gangtok: A drive through the Queen of hills
The frozen road through the lower Himalayan region from the queen of hills Darjeeling to capital city of Sikkim. Darjeeling and Gangtok are situated at 97 km of distance or 2 hours road driver through,beautiful tea garden,great valleys and majestic mountains of Himalaya. A journey through the Darjeeling -Gangtok -Pelling -Tashiding is the life time experience for the adventures traveler.
8. Munnar to Thekkady: A drive in God’s own country
A drive between the town of Munnar and Thekkady will leave you mesmerized. The drive will take you through tea plantation, lakes, dam and other scenic spots which will make you fall in love with the place.
9. Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach (4 km length) is a beach in the state of Kerala in southwestern India. It is located parallel to National Highway 66(formerly National Highway 17) between Kannur and Thalassery.This beach is the largest Drive-In Beach in Asia. The beach is very wide and the sand is firm so driving is very smooth unlike other beaches.
10. Bhuj to Lakhpat: Run through Rann
This 135 kms straight drive in the middle of nowhere is one of the most amazing drive one could experience. The drive takes you to last town in indian border (fort town of lakhpat). You will however need permit to drive to lakhpat as it’s one of border areas touching pakistan.