Twenties are about exploring the world. It’s the time when physically and mentally, one is at one’s prime, ready to reach out to people not necessarily from one’s walk of life, trying out new things. Part of it is about challenging the limits of one’s comfort zone – and bus travel is the greatest way to do that!
So answer the call of wanderlust, hop on to a bus, set off on these exciting, long, meandering drives… & tick off the must-do destinations off your bucket list.
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Pick of drives…
New Delhi to McLeodganj (497 km)
The mighty Dhauladhars will greet you with pristine snow-covered peaks as you wind your way up to this Tibetan settlement. The rejuvenating hill drive & the quirky charm of the quaint getaway will make you return again and again.
Mumbai to Goa (591 km)
The Panvel-Goa highway twists and turns through the majestic Western Ghats and idyllic rural landscapes. (Here your film muse would be the cult film on male bonding, Dil Chahta Hai.)
Hyderabad to Hampi (373 km)
As you go down from the Deccan plateau to the Tungabhadra valley, your bus will wind through breathtaking expanses of paddy fields that seem to touch the sky in the far horizon. The beautiful Kamalpur Lake is another draw as you make your way to the historical town of Hampi by the river Tungabhadra
Bengaluru to Kochi (549 km)
Weave in the stunning beauty of the tea country of Munnar into your drive-out if the bus schedule permits (or make the journey in two parts, maybe), and enjoy the thrill of meandering along gentle undulating road, through refreshing flora to this ancient port city in God’s Own Country.
Jaipur to Udaipur (393 km)
Rajasthan has some of the best-maintained National Highways in the country; the ancient Aravalli range will accompany you along the ride. A break at the Chittor Fort is a must, before you hit the regal City of Lakes.
Chennai to Puducherry (158 km)
Breathe in the bracing air as you getaway from the bustle of the metro and drive down the sea-facing, coconut tree-laced East Coast Road to India’s own mini-Frenchtown for a delicious peek into Gallic food, culture and architecture.
Guwahati to Shillong (99 km)
Your bus will take you through the splendour of Nature, winding up the Khasi Hills taking in the gentle curves, lush greenery, the distant waterfalls, and finally the stunning expanse of Lake Umiam, before you hit Shillong, The Scotland of the East.
Guwahati to Kaziranga National Park (170 km)
Cross the bustle of the city outskirts, and soon you enter the verdant, landscape of district Kaziranga, with tall Sal trees, lush paddy fields and dense jungles on either side of the smooth, undulating stretch of road. Tie up with co-passengers to enjoy your safari to the wildlife park, only home of the singular one-horned rhino.