Much Alluring Road Trips to Take This Weekend!

Weekend is here! How about an idea of a quick road trip with friends before you head home for Diwali? Sounds interesting? If yes, then we present to you some alluring road trips you can take now and get a glimpse of the beauty around you! If you don’t wish to take your car along, you can always opt for Myles-the self drive car rental service.


Chandigarh to Kasauli

One of the favourite road trips for North Indians is from Chandigarh to Kasauli. The exotic 27.5 km stretch cuts through Shivalik ranges and is truly what we call ‘Highway to Hills’. The feel of the misty breeze swaying  through your hair and embracing your skin is delightful.

Road condition: Excellent
Route: Zirakpur-Pinjore-Parwanoo-Dharampur-Kasauli
Distance: 58 km
Recommended halt: Timber Trail in Parwanoo


Pune to Igatpuri

The misty drive from Pune to Igatpuri is a ‘Highway Paradise’. Malshej Ghat on the way offers a picturesque view of the splendid valleys and crystal clear lakes. For your information, Igatpuri is cooler than Khandala all year around.

Road condition: Very Good
Route: Pune-Malshej-Igatpuri
Distance: 242 km.
Recommended Halt: Have a tryst with nature at Malshej Ghat.

Bangalore to Horsley Hills

About 4 hours drive from Bangalore, Horsley Hills are synonymous to Andhra’s Ooty in terms of beauty and landscape. The view from the eminent Horsley Hills is simply breathtaking. Named after a British Governor, Horsley Hills are an amazing weekend getaway from Bangalore. The highway is flanked with lush greenery and looks spectacular all across the year.


Road Condition: Very Good
Route: Bangalore-Hoskote-Chintamani-Madanapalle-Horsley Hills
Distance: 144 km
Recommended Halt: Animal Complex if you want to enjoy the fauna along with flora


Ahmedabad to Mount Abu

If you are a biker, then this road trip should definitely be on your bucket list. The route from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu is a treat for all the riders. The road is smooth as silk and passing through a tunnel for reaching Mount Abu is mesmerising. You must take this fun-filled road trip with your friends.

Road Condition: Very Good
Route: Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar-Mehsana-Patan-Palanpur-Mount Abu
Distance: 225 km


Puri to Konark

The road from Puri that leads to Konark is most famous for its spiritual standpoint. The road is lined with beautiful trees and looks like a dreamy aisle. Don’t miss the famous Konark Sun Temple.

Road Condition: Very Good
Route: Puri-Konark Marine Drive
Distance: 36 km

Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley

Araku Valley in the Eastern Ghats is an enchanting valley inhabited by different tribes. The road from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley looks like a scenery straight out of the canvas. There are even small, beautiful villages by the road adding rustic charm to the course.

Road Condition: Excellent
Route: Visakhapatnam-Kothavalasa-Lakkavarapu Kota-Bowdara-Araku
Distance: 114 km


Raipur to Chitrakoot Falls

The horseshoe-shaped Chitrakoot Falls is also referred to as the Niagara Falls of India. The overwhelming beauty of these falls is an ecstatic treat to the soul. Chitrakoot Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in India.  A road trip from Raipur to Chitrakoot Falls is filled with awe-inspiring views.

Road Condition: Good
Distance: 335 km
Route: Raipur-Charama-Birgaon-Bastar-Jagdalpur-Chitrakote
Recommended Halt: Tirathgarh Waterfalls, another spectacular fall in Bastar.


Jodhpur to Udaipur

The road from the Blue City-Jodhpur leads all the way to the city of lakes- Udaipur. The highway goes through the rocky Aravalli ranges that make the ride on the highway adventuresome and rugged.


Road condition: Good
Route: Jodhpur-Luni-Pali-Ranakpur-Udaipur
Distance: 258 km
Recommended Halt: Enchanting Jain Temple at Ranakpur

Driving on the highway is one of the most exciting and enjoyable experiences one can have. So, pack your bags and get ready to enjoy your weekend in full swing.