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Old 14th December 2005, 17:00   #16
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Originally Posted by tsk1979
Hmm, new year I may be out of town, but will let you know if something can come up. You normally go on driving holidays with wife?
yep. luckily she too enjoys long drives.

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Old 14th December 2005, 17:30   #17
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Originally Posted by tsk1979
Nope speed. The four lane is only till Ambala. After that is about 40kms of hell. When I say hell I mean it. Drag racing buses occupying both the lanes hurtling towards you at 100kmph while you scamper towards the berms.

i had forgottten...but teh highway from ambala to chandigarh was good wheni had gone about a year ago...
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Old 14th December 2005, 18:32   #18
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karnal by-pass to zirakpur is 235-240kms..checked it 6 times on my karizma

another choice is neemrana fort, on NH-8, around 80kms from gurgaon, jus wen u enter rajasthan.. u will have to leave the highway and take a right into a village.. its app 3-5kms from the main nh-8. an old fort, superbly maintained.. entry per person is like 250 i guess. food is buffet.. again 250 per person..but its all worth it.. too good..the views r awesome and the fort is really big.. check the net for more info..

Originally Posted by ntomer
Buddy I recently drove to Chail from Delhi; went on Saturday and back on Sunday, and believe me it was hectic, left me no time to enjoy myself.
BTW, Zirakpur from Karnal by-bass is 270 KMs, Parwanoo from Zirakpur 30 KMs, and Timber-trail from Parwanoo 32KMs. And remember he's based in Gurgaon, so Gurgaon to Karnal by-pass another 30 odd KMs, adds up to 362 KMs, to and from 725 KMs. Man it may not be much for a TBPian but remember it's a fun-trip for him, not a driving holiday.

BTW TSK, you seems my kind of person, loving long drives on hills (I have drove to Delhi-Chail, Delhi-Kasauli, Delhi-Shimla, Chandigarh-Dalhousie, Delhi-Nainitaal, Delhi-Kausani, Delhi-Mussorie). Let's plan a drive sometime, I am planning to drive to Lansdowne on New Year eve. You game?


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