Valentine’s day calls for a special gift for your special someone. And, if they are travel enthusiasts, then what better gift than a surprise road trip for a blast on Valentine’s day? But, if you haven’t decided which route to take for this road trip, we have shortlisted seven wonderful roadways in India filled with enchanting scenery.
7 Road Trips To Take in India
1. Chennai To Munnar
If you are up for a romantic road trip, then start driving your cars to Munnar. The road trip between Chennai and Munnar is one of the favourite routes for drivers. You can experience beautiful scenery and majestic hills. The tea plantations in Munnar are aesthetically pleasing to look at. Besides, there are other attractions like Lakkam Waterfalls and Mattupetty Dam to look forward to.
Distance: 592 KM
2. Mumbai To Kashid
Besides Goa and Alibaug, Kashid is the nearest road trip destination for Mumbaikars. If you are from Mumbai, then a four-hour drive to this beautiful beach town will be a great Valentine’s Day gift for your special someone. The town has a serene beach where you can try watersports or just lay on the beach watching the waves. They also have horse rides that you can try. The drive offers you scenic views of the Konkan region of India filled with lush greenery.
Distance: 129.2 KM
3. Jaipur To Jaisalmer
Situated in the desert region of India, both Jaipur and Jaisalmer offer you a vibrant view of Rajasthan. Taking a road trip from the former city is a great way to explore this sandy place that has a picturesque view. You can experience the village life of Rajasthan and get to know the local traditions. And not to forget, the famous Rajasthani cuisine is a must-try on this trip.
Distance: 491 KM
4. Darjeeling To Pelling
Darjeeling and Pelling are known for their scenic beauty and mountainous surroundings. Taking a trip from the small town of Darjeeling, this ride is filled with majestic mountains and fog surrounding it. Pelling, situated at the foothills of Mount Kanchenjunga is a must-visit place. It offers a view of tea plantations and is a favourite destination for couples.
Distance: 74 KM
5. Shimla To Manali
It is no secret that this road trip from Shimla to Manali will be a serene experience. The surroundings offer you an enchanting view of the Himalayas. It is an experience you don’t want to miss. Moreover, having a bowl of hot noodles in the cold weather will warm your soul. While driving, don’t forget to see the gushing, ice-cold River Beas and the lush greenery for which this place is famous.
Distance: 220 KM
6. Gangtok To Lake Tsomgo
Gangtok is the most favoured destination for a romantic getaway. However, try taking a road trip from Gangtok to Lake Tsomgo. This route will offer you a view of its untainted beauty. Moreover, the sight of this uncommercialised nature is alluring. If you are an adventure lover, then a little hilly terrain will be a boon for this romantic road trip.
Distance: 40 KM
7. Bangalore To Bandipur Forest
Bangaloreans can take a short road trip to the Bandipur forest, away from the noisy city. This road trip is almost four hours. You can see tall trees lining the route of this trip. Moreover, the serenity and beauty of nature will make you forget about stress and give you time to relax. If you’re lucky, you might even see a deer or two every now and then casually strolling through the woods.
Distance: 217 KM
These were seven romantic road trips that you can take with your better half to give them a surprise this Valentine’s Day. Tell us if you liked our recommendations in the comments below.
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