Go Back   Team-BHP > Buckle Up > Travelogues > Route / Travel Queries


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 5th February 2013, 09:43   #796
BHPian
 
Manas5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 35
Thanked: 6 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

I did a Bangalore-Hyderabad on 2-Feb and Hyderabad-bangalore on 3-Feb. Return drive took less than 7 hours. Roads can be rated almost 9.5/10. I'm really looking forward to write a detailed report/travelogue once I get some time off work :-)
Manas5 is offline   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 8th February 2013, 09:42   #797
Senior - BHPian
 
mpksuhas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: KA03/KL11
Posts: 2,632
Thanked: 3,150 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

First time came across security related issue on this route. What is funny is how police even on catching the criminal and vehicle didnt try to check to whom the vehicle belonged.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/c...w/18381998.cms
mpksuhas is online now   (4) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 8th February 2013, 10:09   #798
BHPian
 
rishie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 125
Thanked: 30 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

Stopping at a lonely area on a highway is always a risk.

Earlier when I was travelling with my family to Hyderabad, I stopped 10kms before kurnool for a quick nap, where, within 5 minutes I was alerted by a police constable on patrol, not to stop at that place, as it well known for robberies, and also he suggested to stop near any toll gate, so that there would be security personnel manning the toll booths. All this happened around 11:30pm.

From that point, I always made sure that I only stop for quick naps at toll booths only and nowhere in the middle of lonely highways.
rishie is offline   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 9th February 2013, 22:22   #799
BHPian
 
sureshurs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 131
Thanked: 45 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

I travel on a weekly basis from Bangalore to Toranagallu via Anantapur. I normally start from Bangalore at 5.00 am and reach Anantapur by 7.30 am. I need any help on recommendations for breakfast joints between Bangalore and Anantapur.
sureshurs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11th February 2013, 09:43   #800
Senior - BHPian
 
ranjitp1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 3,567
Thanked: 1,685 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sureshurs
I travel on a weekly basis from Bangalore to Toranagallu via Anantapur. I normally start from Bangalore at 5.00 am and reach Anantapur by 7.30 am. I need any help on recommendations for breakfast joints between Bangalore and Anantapur.
There are no eating joints worth any mention on this stretch of NH7 afaik.The only option is the Kamat Upachar at Chikballapur attached to a BP COCO.Opens at 6am and closes by 11pm.
ranjitp1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th February 2013, 21:46   #801
BHPian
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Jam-luru
Posts: 257
Thanked: 55 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

Planning to drive Blr->Hyd on 20/21st Feb and return on 25th.
Understand there are some political bandhs that I might encounter on the way.
Any inputs in this regards are appreciated.
LonelyPlanet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th February 2013, 22:38   #802
Senior - BHPian
 
ranjitp1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 3,567
Thanked: 1,685 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LonelyPlanet
Planning to drive Blr->Hyd on 20/21st Feb and return on 25th.
Understand there are some political bandhs that I might encounter on the way.
Any inputs in this regards are appreciated.
There is a Highway bandh planned for the 24th of Feb and I see that you are not travelling on that day,so you are good to travel.Even the 24th bandh from the looks of it does not look like it would hinder vehicular movement a great deal maybe a few hours in the worst case(ofcourse just speculation at the moment)
ranjitp1 is offline   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 15th February 2013, 09:34   #803
BHPian
 
sudipta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 246
Thanked: 32 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

Hi All,

I am planning to do Hyd - Blr on my bullet starting around 6:00 am in the morning. Just wanted to check if anyone has done this stretch on a two wheeler recently and what are the lessons learnt.

Also it will be great if anyone can provide any rough cost for the toll on a 2 wheeler for this trip.
sudipta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15th February 2013, 09:52   #804
BHPian
 
rknair's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 77
Thanked: 60 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by sudipta View Post
Also it will be great if anyone can provide any rough cost for the toll on a 2 wheeler for this trip.
I don't think two wheelers have toll in NHAI highways. Also you would be knowing that Hyderabad ORR is out of bounds for bikes. So you have to take city roads to reach Bangalore highway.
rknair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15th February 2013, 10:13   #805
BHPian
 
MindSpeeDs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: hyderabad
Posts: 116
Thanked: 78 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

Quote:
Originally Posted by sudipta View Post
Hi All,

I am planning to do Hyd - Blr on my bullet starting around 6:00 am in the morning. Just wanted to check if anyone has done this stretch on a two wheeler recently and what are the lessons learnt.

Also it will be great if anyone can provide any rough cost for the toll on a 2 wheeler for this trip.
Hi,

I have done Bangalore to Hyderabad on my RD 350. Flat tyre and empty tank apart all good (Empty tank can be avoided ). No toll for bikes.
MindSpeeDs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15th February 2013, 10:23   #806
BHPian
 
sudipta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Hyderabad
Posts: 246
Thanked: 32 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

Quote:
Originally Posted by MindSpeeDs View Post
Hi,

I have done Bangalore to Hyderabad on my RD 350. Flat tyre and empty tank apart all good (Empty tank can be avoided ). No toll for bikes.
Thanks, I am really happy to know that there is no toll for bikes, but yes, I do have the fear of flat tyres as I am planning to travel alone and this can be a real pain.

Quote:
Originally Posted by rknair View Post
I don't think two wheelers have toll in NHAI highways. Also you would be knowing that Hyderabad ORR is out of bounds for bikes. So you have to take city roads to reach Bangalore highway.
Thanks a lot rk, it's really good to hear that bikes are toll free throughout NHAI. Yes, I will have to avoid ORR as they are out of bounds for any two wheeler.

Last edited by sudipta : 15th February 2013 at 10:27.
sudipta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15th February 2013, 12:15   #807
BHPian
 
MindSpeeDs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: hyderabad
Posts: 116
Thanked: 78 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

Quote:
Originally Posted by sudipta View Post
Thanks, I am really happy to know that there is no toll for bikes, but yes, I do have the fear of flat tyres as I am planning to travel alone and this can be a real pain.
One should be very unlucky to have a flat on this stretch so long as the tyres are in good shape and you have the right air pressure. Mine seemed to have a stone hit puncture (no nail no sharp nothing was found). Do you have tubeless tyres?
MindSpeeDs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1st March 2013, 06:50   #808
BHPian
 
falcon009's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 88
Thanked: 4 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

Planning a road trip from Blore to Hyd on 8th of March. planning to start at 2pm from office. Any pointers would will appreciated. This is my first > 200km solo road trip.
falcon009 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1st March 2013, 08:12   #809
BHPian
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Bangalore,Coorg
Posts: 788
Thanked: 359 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

Quote:
Originally Posted by falcon009 View Post
Planning a road trip from Blore to Hyd on 8th of March. planning to start at 2pm from office. Any pointers would will appreciated. This is my first > 200km solo road trip.
Get your vehicle fully serviced a week or so before and then ride 100-200 km to check all is fine.
Keep an eye on your fuel gauge. You don't want to run out when alone and on the highway.
Use all your riding gear for your safety.
Ensure you are not too tired for the ride. If so, stop somewhere safe for a break.
Carry a puncture repair kit and learn to use it. Especially useful with tubeless tyres. Also carry a foot pump if weight and space permit it. Easier said than done, I know.
Try to use saddle bags or tank bags rather than carrying a bag on your shoulder. It is far more comfortable.
pganapathy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 1st March 2013, 12:04   #810
BHPian
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: KA-03
Posts: 471
Thanked: 49 Times
Default re: Hyderabad to Bangalore : Route Queries

Quote:
Originally Posted by falcon009 View Post
Planning a road trip from Blore to Hyd on 8th of March. planning to start at 2pm from office. Any pointers would will appreciated. This is my first > 200km solo road trip.
Since this is your first one, let me add something...

Do not worry, this is one of the safest (security wise) highways.
Since you have driving left in dark, try to cover as much ground as possible while there is sunlight.
After dark, I would advice keep it little slower than day and watch out for people/cattle crossing road or stray vehicle parked on side of road.
Around towns like Kurnool, Anantapur, Dhone watch out for wrong side traffic.
And yes, do carry an old news paper, and clean your windscreen as required, because you get some insect hits on wind screen, and lights do glare from that. I personally feel that a strain on my eye.
Just washing with wiper will cause a streak on windscreen with insects.

Edit - I assumed this was a car trip !

Last edited by sriturl : 1st March 2013 at 12:06. Reason: Edit - I assumed this was a car trip !
sriturl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bangalore - Chennai - Bangalore : Route Queries madan80 Route / Travel Queries 2769 18th August 2017 13:16
Bílore-Hyderabad-Nagpur-Jabalpur-Maihar Route/Hotel/Food Queries. Su-47 Route / Travel Queries 14 19th April 2017 16:42
Bangalore - Delhi - Srinagar - Delhi - Bangalore : Route Queries micrographics Route / Travel Queries 8 27th November 2015 14:47
Route Help: Hyderabad - Goa - Udupi - Bangalore - Hyderabad changaez Route / Travel Queries 28 22nd January 2012 16:56
Hyderabad - Coonoor - Ashtamudi: Route & Accommodation Queries MileCruncher Route / Travel Queries 2 5th January 2011 23:01


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 07:54.

Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks