Let’s go on a road trip to these 6 most amazing highways in India


Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the life. It tends to magnify all the human emotions. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. So what are you waiting for?

Ready, set and go must be the mantra of your life!!

Here is a list of some of the best road trips in India that one must surely try:

  • Manali to Leh highway

The beauty of the road trip from Manali to Leh cannot be captured in words. This road trip spans a length of 479 km with a mean altitude in between 3 to 4 km above sea level. The road is open for about 5 months a year mostly during summers and mid-October and the journey takes about 2 days with one stopover for rest and acclimatization.

  • Mumbai to Pune Expressway

A road trip to Lonavala is something that almost all local residents will wish for. This road trip offers picturesque surroundings and lush green foliage that are great at calming the jittery nerves. This expressway is 93 km long and is considered as one of the best road trips in India.

  • Guwahati to Tawang

The distance of this road trip is around 520 km and it would take around 10 hours including the stops. This road trip is a bit challenging.

  • Shimla to Manali via Mandi

This road trip with the River Beas flowing alongside is a beautiful road trip in India. This 250 km stretch road trip requires a little longer than usual due to hilly terrain.

  • Puri to Konark on the NH 203

This road trip is one of the beautiful roads to do photography that when undertaken, will force you to drain the battery on your camera. A canopy is formed by the trees on either side of the road. The soft misty breeze and the beauty will leave you mesmerized forever. It is a short stretch of 36 km and can be covered in about an hour.

  • Bangalore to Bandipur forest

This forest route is one of the most beautiful trips to the forest in India.  One can take the same road to  OOTY from MYSORE passing through the Bandipur national park.  Taking around 5 hours, this stretch is 235 km long.

Thus have a road trip with friends in a car or bike, singing all the way. There’s no better way of paying your respects to the charming highway!