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  1. Ranger

    Hyderabad ORR

    Clicked on December 10th. It is operational from December 11th. But I agree with your point. Specially busy exits like Shamshabad has just two/three operational lanes.
  2. Ranger

    Share your best mobile picture

    Nice Yeah, It is very photogenic. Even Red Swift/Polo are excellent.
  3. Ranger

    Hyderabad-Jogg Falls-Murudeshwar-Gokarna-Hyderabd

    Avoid Raichur road, It is under construction. Only option is via Hyderabad --> Kurnool --> Alur --> Ballari --> Davanagere --> Jogfalls Going via Bangalore, it is too long. Not worth it. Usually, I would have suggested Hampi. But in December hotels are expensive in Hampi. If you don't mind the budget, Hampi is ideal stopover. We stayed in Clarsk Inn, last week. Hotel is good. Let me us know, what all places you are planning to explore. So that we can suggest options, which can fit 5 days plan.
  4. Ranger

    Hyderabad to Sikkim

    Day 1 : Hyderabad to Vishakapatnam (Vizag) Start time : 6AM End time : 7PM Kilometers : 620 Route taken from Hyderabad to Vishakapatnam? Hyderabad --> Suryapet --> Vijayawada --> Rajahmundry --> Vishakapatnam (vizag) Entire route is 4-lane, Hyderabad to Vijayawada is bliss, road condition is excellent. We made nice progress. Vijayawada to Vishakapatnam is average, even though it is 4-lane, Heavy traffic and potholes made the progress slow(village traffic) Hyderabad to Vijayawada toll costed us around 700/- Hotel Details Hotel Name : Keys Select Vishakapatnam Hotel Price : 2200/- Hotel Rating : 5/5
  5. Ranger

    Hyderabad to Sikkim

    Day 0 : Hyderabad 14th December Medical check list: Crocin - body pains and fever Metrogyl - motions Avomine - motion sickness Surbex- T multivitamin - resistance Band aids - safety Soframycin ointment - safety Wikoryl - sore throat and cold Diamox - Altitude sickness Vehicle check list Periodic Service and all liquids top up Wheel alignment and balancing, check tyres for punctures, check spare wheel Jumper cables (available at Ranijung) Towing ropes and hooks (available at Ranijung) Air pump Spare bulbs Torch Duct tape Knife/scissors Zip ties Basic tool kit Dash cam Car charger (two, front/rear) PUC (pollution) Camera check list : Don't forget to empty memory cards Tripod stand Action Camera Car mount Chargers and extra batteries Gimbal Personal check list Passport Passport size photos Original license Original RC Original Insurance AAdhar card
  6. Ranger

    Join the WhatsApp Hyderabad group

    Welcome on board Rajashekar Reddy, Will add you to the WhatsApp group. You can also join our FB group. (India-Drive Hyderabad)
  7. Ranger

    Hyderbad to Tirupati Best route?

    Even I felt the same. But both roads are fine. There is no drastic difference between the two, Given a choice, I would pick NAM expressway over Kurnool route.
  8. Ranger

    Hyderabad to Hampi road trip questions?

    Roads leading to Hampi are in bad shape. (both Via kurnool and Raichur) Hotels are expensive in December (Hampi peak season). Take the following route: Hyderabad --> Kurnool --> Alur --> Bellari --> Hampi Don't take Raichur road. It is under construction. We stayed in Clarks inn Hampi, It is decent.
  9. It was a wonderful trip. Had a great time. Would like to thank each and every member of the team for your contribution in making this drive memorable and fun. Coracle ride was a great experience. People on the first Coracle - I guess that was the highest ever noise in the history of Hampi. (Cave)🙏 Tripathi has been a great inspiration. Sticking on to the speed limits (80 kmph) and making steady progress. He reached most of the regroup points with in ~5 minutes of timeline. Compass team - Coordination was very helpful.(Roger, over and out) Ameo team - You guys are an inspiration for the couples. Innova team - You guys were super fun. Zero language barrier. 😀 Ertiga team - Thank you for taking the lead and coordinating with guide. EcoSport team 104 memories 🙏 FB album
  10. Welcome on board Adarsh. Thank you for posting the details. Very few people post after they are done with the trip. You information is definitely helpful for other members.
  11. Ranger

    Hyderabad ORR

    Hyderabad ORR is getting FASTag. Spotted this board yesterday. Source
  12. Ranger

    Hyderabad to Ooty drive

    Hyderabad to Ooty road trip plan: Day1 : Hyderabad to Mysuru Day2 : Mysuru to Bandhipur Safari Day2 : After Safari visit Ooty Day3 : Ooty local exploration Day4 : Ooty local exploration Day5 : Drive to Mysuru Day5 : Visit Mysuru palace Day 6: Mysuru to Hyderabad Best places to visit in Ooty' Upper Bhavani Lake Emerald Lake Avalanche Lake Botanical Gardens Doddabetta Peak Cairn Hill Bandipur forest safari Kotagiri Coonoor Check this link for more details: https://www.india-drive.com/index.php?/topic/251-hyderabad-to-ooty-road-trip-report/
  13. Ranger

    Hyderabad to Ooty drive

    Welcome on board Kishor. Hyderabad to Ooty can be done in a single day. You need to stop very early in the morning. How many days you are planning? Ideal plan : Start early morning at 5AM from Hyderabad Reach Mysuru by evening Take accommodation in Mysuru Start early in the morning from Mysuru and visit Bandhipur Safari, early morning at 5AM start is must since it is over crowded in December. You may miss safari Mysuru to Ooty has two routes, take 36 hair pin route, it is shorter and adventurous to drive Regarding places to visit in Ooty tell us your number of days.
  14. Ranger

    Nagarjuna Sagar Drive

    Very nicely composed report. Swift in red looks fantastic. How is the stay? How much does it cost per night?
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