Discussion in 'Travelogues & Experiences' started by vipin.rai, Mar 2, 2013.
Thats a good plan Ravi sir.
I am also planning a Leh trip in August and plan is almost ready.
Please share your plan coz me and my friend also planning to Leh trip this July-August.
PuntoMJD I will be leaving from Pune on 14th Evening and coming back to Pune on 1st Sept.
I am expecting detail plan ok no problem
My tentative route like this -
Day 1 - Leaving at 2 AM from Pune and will reach udaipur at evening (900 KM Approx.)
Day 2 - udaipur to Amritsar - 974 KM (feasible in one day?)
Day 3 - Amritsar sight seeing
Day 4 - Amritsar to Srinagar - 458 KM
Day 5 - Srinagar to Kargil (or somewhere near) - 205 KM
Day 6 - Kargil to Leh - 215 KM
6 days to reach leh from Pune
Next planning coming soon
Any chances/possibilities to minimize days?
I am planning to leave delhi on 14th september and will be returning by 28th of September.
Guys once you reach Sonmarg from srinagar you can go to visit Glaciers. before starting to Kargil via zozilla pass. , I heard its beautiful
I would recommend Srinagr -> Kargil -> Leh -> Rohtang -> Manali. its a downhill always.
Thanks for sharing your experience Venka:thumbup:
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J ravi Sir,may I suggest a tweaking in the route? While going,instead of taking NH211 Bijapur-Aurangabad-Dhule and onwards to Indore, I would recommend that you take a different route from Aurangabad,i.e. Aurangabad-Ajanta-Bhusawal-Burhanpur-Khandwa-Indore. Reasons are-
1.Aurangabad-Dhule Road,though NH,is two laned with bumper to bumper traffic round the clock.The Kannad Ghat,just before Chalisgaon,is the worst bottleneck with frequent traffic jams as long as 4 to 6 hrs!Dhule Indore is a newly laid 4 lane highway,but the efforts to reach there are more!
2.From Aurangabad,instead of continuing on NH211, take a turn for A.bad-Jalgaon State highway,which has much less traffic and decent roads.The famous Ajanta caves are en route,so u can enjoy them also!
From Pahur,take a right turn onto Bhusawal,and then from there to Raver-Burhanpur-Khandwa-Indore.
I'm confident that this route will save your time as well as energy.Do consider this!
Aurangabad, Maharashtra to Indore, Madhya Pradesh - Google Maps
Thanks a lot, onlymakarand, for excellent suggestion. One more query: how about this route: Hyderabad>Nizamabad>Nanded>Washim>Burhanpur>Indore? Originally, I selected Hyderabad/Burhanpur route, but later, changed to Bijapur/Dhule because it has more length of 4 lane road compared to the former. Between the route suggested by you and this Hyderabad/Burhanpur route, which one is better? Actually, I don't intend to do any sight-seeing en route. After leaving Bangalore, my next overnight stay will be at Indore. Kindly suggest.
This is another good option.I just recently drove my linea on this same route in December,upto Muktainagar(frm where I carried on on AH46 till Bhusawal) and roads are quite decent,barring stretch between Nanded-Hingoli-Washim.
Excellent 4 lane road between Hyderabad and Nizamabad,where you exit the 4 lanes to pass through densely populated cities like Nizamabad,Bodhan,Nanded,Hingoli and Washim,there being no bypass road.From Washim-Balapur,you join AH46(former NH6) for a small distance till Muktainagar.From there,take a right turn to reach Burhanpur via Icchapur,and onwards to Khandwa-Indore.Road is in good condition,but please make sure not to drive on the route between Burhanpur and Indore after 10-11pm.
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