Hi, I'm originally from India but living in the US for the past 10 years so feel more at home here :-) Quitting my job now and taking a break in India for a few months. Want to do a month long road trip all over India. A tentative itinerary is:
Delhi-Jaipur-Ajmer-Jodhpur-Udaipur-Ahmedabad-Surat-Aurangabad-Bombay-Goa-Bangalore-Mysore-Kozhikode-Kochi-Thiruvananthpuram-southern most tip of India- Madurai-Chennai-Hyderabad-Visakhapatnam-Bhubaneswar-Calcutta-Varanasi-Agra-Delhi. 23 cities in 25 days. I'm also planning a second 6 day leg north of Delhi. Delhi-Amritsar-Dalhousie-Dharamsala-Shimla-Chandigarh-Delhi

I'll be renting a vehicle (probably a SUV) for the road trip and driving it myself ; unless someone wants to volunteer and take on the Indian roads :-)

The approximate cost for the trip would come out to be $2-3 k per person including food/gas/boarding/car rent. Its a tight budget and I'm not looking for anything more than safe and healthy amenities.

I'm looking to do the trip in June but am pretty flexible - could be May. However, July-Sept is the monsoon season and it will be difficult to drive in that season with road closures, flooding, landslides and the like.

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Rohit Hi G I'm planning something similar but as a road trip. This is an interesting idea though and if your cost calculations are fine then a better option I think. However, sure you sure that cost estimate is appropriate for such a long trip. A/C tickets can be quite expensive and traveling in regular coaches is a big pain. Also, did you take into account boarding/lodging/local transportation/rec stuff? I'd like to know more about your plan so let me know
stewart hi Rohit, Like the sound of your trip your planning have you got any further with your ideas, End of may is good with me for the trip Stewart
6 years ago
Rohit I'm interested. When are you planning to do this ?
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