Friday, 14 August 2015

5 Road Trips that You Must Make in India Once in Your Lifetime


It doesn't really matter what you do or how old you are, you need rest at some point in time to rejuvenate yourself. As a matter of fact, everyone deserves a little fresh air and nice panoramic view of nature from time to time. We can all use a road trip to shed old skin and live a life with little stress and forget our stress and troubles. While watching the nature in its true form and splendour, you can even forget the vagaries of life in a city and take home some fond memories about the place. For this you need to go to a road trip that has beautiful natural settings on either side of the road. Here is a list of some impressively beautiful places and routes you should all take once in your lifetime!

1.      Pamban Bridge: It is a cantilever bridge that connects Pamban on Rameswaram Island to mainland in Tamil Nadu. One needs to travel along this road on a bike to get mesmerized by the surrounding blue waters and sea breeze.

2.      Manali-Leh Highway (NH 21): This stretch of road gives the opportunity to see the snow-covered mountain ranges and provide you with the excitement on seeing the prospects of real adventures. Once on this stretch, you get the bliss of being part of the nature in its splendour and enjoy the mild breeze that blows past you. After the ride, you can take back the lifetime memories about this place back home.


3.     National Highway 212: This highway connects picturesque Kozhikode district in Kerala to Kollegal in Karnataka. While travelling on this road, you will pass through Mysore and then through Bandipur tiger reserve. You may also get a chance to have a closer vision of the elephants passing across the road at many points along the highway before reaching Mysore.

4.      Chandigarh-Manali Highway (NH 21): People who would like to have food and take snaps of nature can visit this stretch of road along National Highway 21. While travelling along this stretch, you get the chance to have aaloo paranthas and garam tea from Dhabas dotting it on either side.

5.      Leh-Srinagar Highway (NH 1D): This stretch of road would be most visited by people who want to explore. It will be an amazing experience to ride on this stretch of the road as it offers astounding views of the valley from different angles. The scenic contrasts in the changing colours of the mountain bring a surprise factor to your visits.

Thuruvananthapuram Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India