Updated: Aug 1, 2020
India is the land of cultures, you will find so many different people belonging to different communities, having different practices but still having a sense of belonging towards each other. In every state, you will find new and fascinating things that you can discover and treasure it as a memory.
India is a big country with lots of history attached to it, so you have to have a lot of patience and energy to understand. It is also important to cover all the not so touristy places to know about the area on a personal level.
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So, here is the list of the top 5 Road Trips that can help you satisfy your hunger for travel and keep yourself entertained with your friends and families.
1. Leh to Srinagar (418.6 km)
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Leh is known for its cold climate with long and very cold winters, making its way to most of the people’s bucket list. It stands on the altitude 3500m and is surrounded by mountains captivating the eyes of the travelers. It is famous for its river-rafting, monasteries, and the famous Nubra valley visited by people who are always up for an adventure.
Srinagar is known as ‘Heaven on Earth’ and is the most stunning place to place to see. The gondola boats are used by the people to see famous places like the Floating Vegetable Market Other places include the Shankaracharya Temple, Shalimar, and Nishat Bagh.
2. Rajasthan (Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Jaisalmer, etc.)
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The largest state of the country, which so many traditional places to visit. It is known for its palaces, art, and culture the most attracting people from all over the world. Some of the most frequently visited places visited by tourists include Umaid Bhawan Palace, Lake Palace, Hawa Mahal, Rambagh Palace. Several numbers of old forts have been converted into hotels which make you feel all its luxury.
3. Rishikesh To Shimla (314.4 km)
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Rishikesh, located in the foothills of Himalayas is known as the Garhwal Himalayas and also the ‘Yoga Capital of the World. It is the seventh populated city in the country with so many beautiful temples and various attractions like the Laxman Jhula, constructed by the British.
Shimla, capital of Himachal Pradesh, is a very popular holiday- retreat. It experiences an influx of public specially during the summer months when tit is not very cold. It is decorated with the well-known Victorian culture with beautiful churches and the Mall Road.
4. Andhra Pradesh to Tamil Nadu (675.7 km)
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Andhra Pradesh is known for its rich natural resources. There were a number of dynasties that ruled over it like the Cholas, The Mauryan Empire, Palluvas, etc. resulting in many places to visit. There are a number of wildlife parks that can visit like Indira Gandhi Zoological Parks. It also has several temples like Sri Venkateshwar Temple.
Tamil Nadu is a Telegu state famous for its architecture, temples, food and Indian classical dances. There are many places to visit like the Meenakshi Amman Temple, a long stroll on the Marina beach, and experiencing the sunrise in Kanyakumari.
5. Mumbai to Goa (597.3 km)
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Goa is famous for its beeches and its nightlife. Specially, popular among the younger generation. In North Goa, there are numerous nightclubs and restaurants that you can enjoy with your friends. If you are a family person, South Goa is for you with its relaxing and soothing beeches with nothing much to do, except lying on the beach with an ice-cold drink.
Mumbai, the land of billionaires and millionaires. The city is decorated with ample Victorian structures also with a touch of Maharashtrian culture. The city is one of the busiest cities of the country and there can be lot of stuff that can excite you!
So pack your bags and be ready for an adventure, in a decade's time you will not worry about money, but the memories that you collect from now.
Happy Travelling to you!