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10 Road trips you need to take next

Travelers are enchanted by any paths that lead to beautiful destinations and what better to that than road trips. Be it an extended weekend, the BFF’s bachelor party, a short escape, some missing fun or a long awaited vacation. Road trips have the strong potential to fill our hearts with the sense of inspiration. We all have deep seated desires to win and to pursue our dedicated interests to lower down the stress levels.

A smooth running national highway and a sweet someone to share the way along, road trips are mere excuses for the rather memorable journeys of our lives. Unravel the story your life’s another chapter is awaiting you to reveal!

1) Delhi to Shimla

delhi shimla Road trips
Distance: 350 kms
Accessibility: Open all times throughout the year. Though sometimes heavy snowfall can lead to the closure in the months of December-January
Best Time to visit: October-March
Route: Delhi – Sonipat – Kurukshetra – Ambala – Chandigrah – panchkula – Solan – Shimla
Time required: 10 hours
Suggested accommodation midway: Can be covered in a single day. If a halt is needed, Chandigarh is the best place.

2) Shimla to Manali

shimla manali road trips
Distance: 250 kms
Accessibility: Open all times of the year. Though sometimes heavy snowfall can lead to the closure in the months of December-January
Best Time to visit: October-April
Route: Shimla – Bilaspur- Sundernagar – Mandi- kotla- Kullu- Manali
Time required: 6-7 hours
Suggested accommodation midway: Can be covered in a single day easily.

3) Manali to Leh

Leh manali road trips
Distance: 490 kms
Accessibility: Open only for may/june – mid October
Best time to visit: June-September
Route: Manali – Rohtang Jot – Gramphu – Kokhsar – Tandi – Keylong – Jispa – Darcha – Zingzingbar – Baralacha La – Bharatpur – Sarchu (state border) – Gata Loops – Nakee La – Lachulung La – Pang – More Plains – Tanglang La – Gya – Upshi – Karu – Leh
Time required: 2days
Suggested accommodation midway: Jispa, Sarchu, keylong

4) Delhi to Jaipur

jaipur delhi Road trips
Distance: 270 kms
Accessibility: Open all times of the year
Best time to visit: October- March
Route: Delhi – Gurgaon- Dharuhera- Neemrana – Behror – Shahpura- Dand – Amer – Jaipur
Time required: 5-6 hours
Suggested accommodation: Can be covered in a single day. Look out for accommodation at Jaipur

5) Jaipur to Ranthambore

delhi ranthambore Road trips
Distance: 180 km
Accessibility: Open all times of the year
Best time to visit: October-April
Route: Jaipur – Kothun – Lalsot – Swai Madhopur – Ranthambore
Time required: 3 hours
Suggested accommodation: Can be covered in a single day easily.

Safari timings:

Morning trip: 6:30\7AM – 9:30\10AM
Evening trip: 2\3:30PM – 5:30-7PM
Vehicle used for Safari: Canter\Jeep

6) Delhi to Agra

delhi agra road trips
Distance: 230 km
Accessibility: Open all times of the year
Best time to visit: September – March
Route via Yamuna expressway: Delhi – Greater Noida – Aligarh – Mathura – Agra
Time required: 3.5 hours
Suggested accommodation midway: Can be covered in a single dayeasily.

7) Delhi to Lansdowne

delhi lansdowne road trips
Distance: 260 km
Accessibility: Open all times throughout the year
Best time to visit: September – April
Route: Delhi – Ghaziabad – Meerut –Mujjafar nagar – Bijnor – Najibabad – Kotdwar – Dogadda – Lansdowne
Time required: 5 hours
Suggested accommodation midway: Can be covered in a single day easily.

8) Delhi to Pangot

delhi pangot road trips
Distance: 310 km
Accessibility: Open all times throughout the year
Best time to visit: October – June
Route: Delhi – Ghaziabad- Rampur – Bazpur – Kaladhungi – Pangot
Time required: 7 hours
Suggested accommodation midway: Can be covered in a single day easily.

9) Delhi to Kangojodi
Looking for an offbeat destination? Some place far away from the commercial locations? Welcome to Kangojodi.
What to expect? A camp surrounded with 7 km long pine forest area with a natural fresh water spring gushing through the serene location. Here you can engage in activities like trekking, hiking, nature walks, rope balancing, rappelling and bird watching.
Kangojodi Camp Organizers: MCG Camp Roxx. Contact at 919911024426 for details.

delhi kangojodi road trips

Distance: 290 km
Accessibility: Open all times throughout the year
Best time to visit: March- mid December
Route: Delhi – Panipat – Karnal – Kuruskshetra – Yamuna nagar- Kala amb-nahan – camp roxx, Kangojodi
Time required: 5-6 hours
Suggested accommodation midway: Can be covered in a single day.

10) Delhi to Binsar

delhi binsar road trips

Distance: 390 kms
Accessibility:Open all times throughout the year.
Best time to visit: October – March
Route: Delhi-Moradabad-Kashipur-Ramnagr-Ranikhet-Almora-Binsar
Time required: 9 hours
Suggested accommodation midway: Can be covered in a single day. If a halt is needed, Ranikhet is the best option.

Book your weekends straight away to get high on the dose of road tripping! Share your experiences with us by commenting below.

Picture Credits: quirk cars, Himalayan Odysseys, wenomads.com, ghumakkar, inspire tourism, devil on wheels, the automotive india, Indian holiday, beyondlust, xbhp, camp roxx

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