7 Indian roads every sedan must experience at least once in its lifetime
If journey matters to you more than the destination and you have a zest for driving whether alone or with people you love, you must take out your Sedan. The best time is when the clouds are covering the sky and nature seems just perfect for a long drive. There is nothing more freeing that exploring the unknowns of nature and you can do that by taking a road trip. As they say ‘Incredible India’ so are the highways of India. They not only connect places, but also connect your soul to yourself. Here are such seven highways which you can choose when you want to set free and explore yourself with all the magic of nature.
If you want to explore the best road or the Indian highway, then it is undoubtedly the Yamuna Expressway. It is a 165 km long stretch connecting Delhi to Agra. It passes via Mathura, and thus you can visit some beautiful places in India on this route, like Agra Fort and Taj Mahal. There is no hindrance on this highway, and therefore people drive their vehicles at top gear on this road. But for a safe drive, you must maintain a certain speed limit, always!
Pune-Mumbai Highway, NH4
If you are longing for a weekend drive while in Pune or Mumbai, then NH4 is the first option you must consider. It is completely picturesque where you can explore the nature closely while driving and playing your favourite song in your Sedan. You can also stay at Lonavala if you are thinking of taking a weekend trip after a 93 km drive.
NH 24 Connecting Delhi to Meerut
It’s a 135-kilometre long expressway which connects two oldest cities of India- Delhi, and Meerut. The expressway has top-notch maintenance facilities including toll booths, cameras for recording speed limit and monitoring the same. If you are in Delhi and want a Sunday drive, this expressway is the choice.
Jodhpur to Jaisalmer, NH 114 & NH 15
If you want to explore the desert while driving on road, then NH 114 and NH 15 is your gateway. It covers the entire stretch of Pink City - Jodhpur to Jaisalmer and gives you the taste of Rajasthan. The highway is full of eateries which can serve you great Rajasthani food and the scenic beauty of this road is incomparable.
Golden Quadrilateral Network
This is one such highway which is a combination of many highways and expressways. It connects almost the whole of India that is from Delhi to Visakhapatnam. It covers Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore on the south and even Kanpur which is in UP.
Bangalore To Bandipur Road Trip
If you love the smell of soil in the rainy season with greenery all around, then you must make your mind to drive from Bangalore to Bandipur. The complete stretch is full of greenery as you take the Bandipur forest route which is one of the most scenic routes in India. On both the sides of the road, you will be enchanted to see the dense forest and driving through the same is an unexplainable experience. It is a 235 km stretch which takes around 5 hours.
Mumbai To Mount-Abu Via NH 48
This road trip can be an exotic one as the highway passes through three different states where you can see diverse culture and atmosphere. The route from Mumbai starts from the urban cities and then connects to the beautiful terrain region of Mount-Abu. You can cover this whole journey within 12 hours without excessive speeding your Sedan. The roads are smooth enough and have places where you can take a short nap after a scrumptious lunch.
Driving on some of these roadways can be exhilarating and once in lifetime experience. That said, when you make such impulsive travel plans, you can always take precautionary measures and evade presumptions by having car insurance policy in place. Why?
Think about it. Anything can happen while travelling. Our intention is not to scare you, but then again your car might get damaged, or you might get into an accident. The good news is, you can avoid the roadblocks that such ‘what ifs?’ put between you and your big road trip. Put simply, add car insurance policy to your checklist, and you are good to go.
Having a comprehensive car insurance policy will provide coverage against:
Damage caused to you and your car due to the accident
Damage caused due to weather conditions
Damage caused due to vandalism or fire