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Old 18th June 2008, 17:21   #1
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Default Most Scenic Drives during monsoons

Dear All,

I would like to know the most scenic drives in India during the monsoon. Please come out with your experiences and ideas.


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Old 18th June 2008, 17:36   #2
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Alapuzha- Changanacherry Road. 23Kms. Paddy fields on both sides.
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Old 18th June 2008, 17:46   #3
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Amboli Ghat between Sawantwadi(Maharashtra) - Belgaum(Karnataka).
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Just back from a drive in the western ghats, awesome scenery on the Honnavar- Sagar stretch.
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in monsoon i love the train ride from karjat to lonavala. with water falling thru hundreds of small fals.

i am sure the road trip would have similar effect
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Sridhar, do you want roads for sedate driving or for ripping? A lot of the Kerala boys just finished a Monsoon Drive, though we didnt get a drop of rain while we were driving :(

The road was scenic, but the pace was frenetic.
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G N Chetty Road, T Nagar, Chennai - very scenic during the monsoons!
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Hubli-Ankola-Karwar, NH63, roads are good now.

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Bangaloreans please drive on BEL new road. Nothing to beat the 1st few kms .

My pick would be to drive in Wayanad any road for that matter.
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Bangaloreans please drive on BEL new road. Nothing to beat the 1st few kms
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Are you talking about New BEL road,and which end of the road?

I would love to drive on shiradi and charmadi ghat section during monsoon.
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Hassan-Charmadi Ghats via Belur.

Mangalore - Manipal via the Karkala route.

Mangalore- Moodbidri-Belthangady- Charmadi Ghats (Bangalore route)

Kollur - Kodchadri forest range - Shivmoga

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Which one is the new BEL road?
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Surprisingly, not a single monsoon scenic drive on the Northside??
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Old 19th June 2008, 09:07   #14
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Chamba-Mussourie, it goes through the clouds. There may be many others, but never done those routes during monsoons!
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Old 19th June 2008, 10:57   #15
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Jeez! Seeing such photos I feel a compulsion to immediately head out to the hills! My favourite time for a trip is the monsoons - himalayas at their best!!
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