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


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 18th April 2016, 14:53   #31
BHPian
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Mumbai
Posts: 257
Thanked: 282 Times
Default Re: Mumbai - Hassan - Coorg : Route Queries

Quote:
Originally Posted by harishv View Post
Hi. I am driving from Mumbai to Chikmagalur in May. Confirming best route. It is Harihar - Honnali - Shimoga - Chikmaglur. Please assist.
Harishv, I just did this route last month. Yes, the best route is what you have mentioned. From Shimoga, there are 2 options. There is a road from Tarikere through a ghat section and reserve forest that goes to Chikmaglur. Or alternatively you can take the NH to Kadur and take the road to Chikmaglur from Kadur. Both roads are pretty good except for a short section immediately after Tarikere which is in a bad state. The Tarikere-Chikmaglur road is shorter and much more scenic, but it is also narrower and has a more prominent ghat section. Avoid this road at night as it is quite lonely.

The only bad stretch on the drive is Pune to Kolhapur, which is still riddled with diversions for road work. This is also the stretch where you will encounter a lot of tractors, 3 wheelers, 2 wheelers, etc which slows down traffic every now and then.
reverse_gear is offline   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pune to Coorg (My Eden); Coorg to Pune in a Gypsy - Travelogue Twinn Travelogues 19 2nd December 2017 02:40
Hassan - Chitradurga : Route Queries BomBatt Route / Travel Queries 25 26th December 2015 08:52
Pune-Madikeri-Hassan/CKM-Mumbai ranjitp1 Route / Travel Queries 45 28th March 2015 21:49
Need help to Travel from Hassan to Coorg Archish Route / Travel Queries 8 1st June 2010 08:05
Hassan - Madikeri good route ? StarVegabond Route / Travel Queries 2 20th December 2009 08:28


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 23:40.

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