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3 Road trips you must take this Monsoon

3 Road trips you must take this Monsoon

BY  Himank Negi

Mumbai To Goa

Why travel by road

  If you want to enjoy scenic beauty all along the way, this is the ultimate reason to travel via road. The route is full of coconut trees, paddy fields, and areca nut platinum, along with beautiful hills that will give you mental peace and will lighten up your soul.

Places to visit in Goa

• Panjim:Also knows as Panaji, it is the state's capital while Vasco Da Gama is the largest city. The historic city of Margao still exhibits the cultural influence of the Portuguese.

• Basilica of bom Jesus: At a distance of 9 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand and 27 km from Vasco Da Gama Railway Station. It is also called St. Francis Xavier's Tomb. 

• Dudhsagar falls: At a distance of 71 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand, 50 km from Margao Railway Station and 10 km from Kulem, Dudhsagar Falls is the largest and highest fall of Goa.

Hyderabad To Tirupati

Why travel by road: 

For the Nalamalla Forest, offering dense trees and utmost greenery. 

Places to visit

• Sri Venkateshwara Temple: Sri Venkateshwara Temple is the most celebrated temple of the temple town of Tirupati having tourists and pilgrims flooding in all year long.

• Swami Pushkarini Lake: Almost neighbouring the Sri Venkateshwara Temple, is Swami Pushkarini Lake. According to the ancient people, the lake belonged to Lord Vishnu and was located in Vaikuntham.

• Dudhsagar Falls: At a distance of 71 km from Panjim Kadamba Bus Stand, 50 km from Margao Railway Station and 10 km from Kulem, Dudhsagar Falls is the largest and highest fall of Goa.

Gangtok To Darjeeling 

Why travel by road

The road has many tea gardens all the way long with a lake and Indo-Nepal border villages along the way.  You can stop at lamhatta and enjoy at baker’s cafĂ©. The road has also reduced the travel time to less than 4 hours. 

Places to visit

• Tsongmo Lake: Located at an elevation of 12,313 ft and around 40 km from the Gangtok, Tsongmo Lake is an ethereally beautiful glacial lake

• Rumtek monastery: The largest monastery in Sikkim, Rumtek Monastery is the seat of the Karmapa Lama, the third highest monk in Tibetan Buddhism.

• The Ganesh Tok and the Hanuman Tok: Located near Tashi View point, Ganesh Tok is a temple dedicated to Ganesha. The temple is famous among tourist.