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Old 12th June 2008, 14:39   #1
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I am leaving for ranchi on 20th. i have decided to do this by by my apr 07 11500km old swift diesel.
so now , the route that i have decided is almost through out NH2-

DELHI-mathura-agra-shikohabad-etawah-kanpur-fatehpur-allahabad-varanasi-sasaram-dehri on son-gaya-barhi-ranchi. Total 1208kms

now the queries-
1.how is road condition? especially which are unfinished portions of GQ?
2.i am planning to do it in 1and half days. is it possible?
3. which should a place for halt if i leave delhi at 3am?
4.any other tips , places to eat etc etc will be very helpful

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Old 12th June 2008, 14:51   #2
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Please search this forum - someone did Jamshedpur-Delhi recently.

here are unfinished portions in Bihar. Not safe to travel at night. Expect jams at check posts and miscellaneous places. 1.5 days sounds too aggressive, make it 3. You should target Allahabad or Varanasi on Day 1 with some aggressive driving.
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http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/route-...questions.html (Jamshedpur to Gurgaon - Route Info / Questions)

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Old 12th June 2008, 15:04   #4
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@hvkumar-saw that thread. not much is mentioned about about road conditons of NH2.
plus vcash car was jamshedpur registered(BR16K).MINE IS SK02Axxxx.so felling apprehensive now.but i ll do it i hv decided.
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Don't have much of an idea about the rest of the route, but barhi-ranchi should be fine (my dad used to see the NHs in the state some time back )


Will wait for your travelogue. You just seem to be the right person to ask about the routes of my interest. Delhi-Ranchi / Delhi-Gangtok
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Aah, Abhijeet, if the name rings correctly, you were the one who was looking for some 'horns'. Hope you got them.

I would not suggest the NH2 for Varanasi as it passes through the notorious Etawah section. On the contrary take the Hapur bypass and drive straight on NH24 to Moradabad, Rampur, bareilly, Shahajahanpur and beyond. This is a safer route..

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@gdsir-yes i did get some 'horns'. sorry coulnt thank all of u , got really busy .
but isnt NH2 4laned through out??so it should be faster and TSK mentioned NH24 as highway through hell in another thraed.(when vacsh was get his cielo from JSR to DELHI.)
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We did this route on NH24 till shahjahanpur in December '07 and Jan '08. It is mentioned in our travelogue here - http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/route-...onal-park.html (Dudhwa Tiger Reserve & National Park)

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@gdsir-yes i did get some 'horns'. sorry coulnt thank all of u , got really busy .
but isnt NH2 4laned through out??so it should be faster and TSK mentioned NH24 as highway through hell in another thraed.(when vacsh was get his cielo from JSR to DELHI.)
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