Top 10 Road Trip In India | Popular Places to Visit After Lockdown | 2021

Road Trip After Lockdown

Whatever the tour we had planned in the end of 2019 for the year of 2020. All were gone due to Corona pandemic. The year 2020 has not changed the way as we expect. In fact, it goes at an unexpected time and the world is chasing the Corona virus. If you yourself feel stuck and eagerly await the day when you can explore the world outside, here are some safe places to visit in India after lockdown – the corona virus (Covid-19) back.

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In this article I will discuss about top 10 places in India that you can go by road. No need to take a train journey or flight travel. It would be a cheaper tour plan if you go with you own bike or car. If you stay in any of the major city like Bangalore, Mumbai, Jaipur, Chennai, Kolkata, Darjeeling, Delhi, I will suggest some places that you can plan for 2-3 night in sort time decision. You can go with your family or life partner to take a relief from this pandemic. Let’s have a look on those places.

Here is the 10 places to visit in India after lockdown

  1. Mumbai to Goa

My first choice of road trip is to visit Goa. Goa is a place that you can plan to visit every year. Specially end of the year. After lockdown Mumbai to Goa will be on a road trip after looking up one of the most popular tours. Not only will you be able to enjoy the smooth roads but also a chance to explore the Western Ghats. The gorgeous places like Pune, Khandala, Lonavala, Satara, Karad, Kolhapur and Belgaum will be in your journey.

You can stop at those places and enjoy some great sweets. These places are famous for strawberry. You can enjoy with some photo shoot over there. Once you reach Goa, you can visit so many attractive places like Calangute Beach, Bagha Beach, Palolem Beach, Butterfly Beach, Anjuna Beach etc. Goa is a place where hill and sea both connected to each other. A natural beauty make you stunned. This journey is perfect for managing the social elongation.

Total distance from Mumbai to Goa is 586 km

  1. Chennai to Pondicherry or Puducherry

One of colleague told me that in Chennai you can enjoy three seasonal weather- hot, hotter and hottest. Haha. My next choice of road trip is to visit Puducherry. The East Coast highway connects Chennai to Pondicherry. That complete road trip goes along the Bay of Bengal. This tour as you travel after lockdown, you can cover some amazing places like Alamparai Fort, Mahabalipuram and Mudaliarkuppam.

You can enjoy the French colony in Pondicherry. Don’t miss to take a taste of French food. Mainly different types of Pasta, is so delicious. The places to visit at Pondicherry are Auroville Beach, Paradise Beach, Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville and Basilica of the sacred heart of Jesus. So many churches are there. You can do a visit over there. The best thing about this trail is that the distance is small and driving from Chennai main city to Pondicherry completed within four hours.

Total distance from Chennai to Pondicherry is 151 km.

  1. Mumbai to Pune

It is also a sort road trip that you can plan after lockdown. The scenic beauty of Mumbai to Pune by road is so amazing. You have to travel through Mumbai Pune express highway. The road is safe and convenient for anyone who wants to go on a long road trip. If you plan this trip after lockdown, you will memories the whole journey, mainly the beauty of the Igatpui-Nasik road. In monsoon you will be to see its actual beauty, the road journey.

Total distance from Mumbai to Pune 147.8 km.

  1. Kolkata to Darjeeling

The fourth road trip I will suggest that from Kolkata, the city of joy to Darjeeling. Kolkata is one of the city that is famous for its fun and glory. However due to the ongoing lockdown, the people of the city are also in trouble. Darjeeling can be one of the tourist places to go after lockdown from Kolkata. On your way, you will come across a number of cities and towns. If you wish then you can even take a tour in those tourist places.

The places like Murshidabad, Malda etc. After reaching to Siliguri you have to continue your journey towards Hills of north Bengal. After leaving Siliguri a complete different natural beauty you can able to see.You will find a different culture and atmosphere within the same state. The roads to Darjeeling can be a bit travel, but clouds and gloomy will welcome you.

Total distance from Kolkata to Darjeeling is 631 km.

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  1. Kolkata to Gangtok

On continuation the journey from Kolkata to Darjeeling, you can extend your road trip up to Gangtok, Sikkim. If time permits, I will suggest to cover Gangtok and any one side of Sikkim. Travelling to Gangtok from Kolkata is almost similar journey to Darjeeling from Kolkata. Staring from Kolkata, you will reach to Siliguri in about 14 hours and then you can relax for a day.

Then you can complete your trip to Darjeeling or as a separate plan to visit directly Gangtok, you can go. It will take around 3-4 hours, depends up on traffic on the way. Sikkim tour can divide in zones e.g. south Sikkim, west Sikkim, north Sikkim and east Sikkim. After reaching to Gangtok, you can plan to visit the famous places of Sikkim. However, that depends on your plan and the days in hand. You can visit Pelling, Ravangla, Lachung, Nathula from Gangtok.

Total distance from Kolkata to Gangtok is 685 km.

  1. Jaipur to Ranthambore

If you are in Jaipur and the weekend is the only option for you. Then you can plan for a sort road trip to nearer places of Jaipur. The first place I will suggest is Ranthambore. It will take only 3.5 hours to reach Ranthambore, a beautiful place to visit. Ranathambore Fort is also nearer to this place. You can cover this also in your plan.

Total distance from Jaipur to Ranthambore is 189 km.

  1. Ahmedabad to Kutch

A sort road trip from Ahmedabad to Kutch after lockdown will allow you to enjoy the hotel over there. If you want to go little further from there, you can plan to visit Runn of Kutch. Anyway, try to organize this trip on a sunny night to discover the beauty of the desert white.

Total distance from 401 km.

  1. Visakhapattanam to Araku Valley

Araku valley in Visakhapatnam may be one of the hiking is best trails. There will be less crowd of people on this trip. Therefore the chances of coming in contact of people during this visit is very less. The view of the waterfalls, coffee grounds and lush green mountains will lift your spirits. For 1-2 days trip you can easily plan for it for your refreshment.

Total distance from 114 km.

  1. Bangalore to Coorg

If Kerala has Munnar and Tamil Nadu has Ooty and Kodaikanal then Karnataka has Coorg or Kodagu, its own holiday destination between Western Ghats. If you want to take a silent vacation from city crowd, after lockdown this trip to coorg from Bangalore is for you. Once you enter the Western Ghats, you get feelings of suddenly lowering of temperature as well less saponification of air. The jungle, with the sound of wildlife, will always be your friend. The places to visit at Coorg are Madikeri, Tala KAveri, Kushal nagar, Abbey falls and Raja’s seat.

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Total distance from 268 km.

  1. Madurai to Rameswaram

This is undoubtedly one of the most unusual excursions in India. Where this involves driving across the ocean. Yes, this trip takes you across the Indian Ocean, to the famous Pamban Bridge. On this two mile stretch of water, you will see nothing but an uninterrupted, often fear-free harbour, about you. While in Rameshwaram remember to visit the abandoned city of Dhanuskodi, which was devastated by 1964 typhon.

Total distance from 173 km.

This is all about the top 10 road trip that you can plan after lockdown. I hope you enjoyed the details about these trips.

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