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Hyderabad to GOA current best route ?

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I am planning a trip to GOA from HYD by car next weekend.

So anyone can suggest me the best route for that?

 

 I am planning to leave around 2:00 AM from Hyderabad to Goa which way i have to take?

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13 hours ago, Pulkit said:

I am planning a trip to GOA from HYD by car next weekend. So anyone can suggest me the best route for that??? I am planning to leave around 2:00 AM from HYD to Goa which way i have to take?

 

Hey Pulkit, Welcome on board.

Please go through the thread below which has all the latest updates and discussions on the current route and road status between Hyderabad to Goa.

 

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14 hours ago, Pulkit said:

 I am planning to leave around 2:00 AM from Hyderabad to Goa which way i have to take?

 

Welcome onboard Pulkit.

 

Raichur road is under construction, avoid that route.

Current best route is via Zaheerabad.

 

South Goa route : (~baga beach)

Hyderabad > Zaheerabad > Humnabad > Kalaburgai > Bagalkot > Belgaum > Kanakumbi > Bicholim > Baga beach

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  • We started journey from HYD near Bowanpally at 2:30 AM on 16th of Feb 2019 and it took me around 13 hours to reach Goa(i.e calangut).It is a kind of non stop drive since we take only 15 min stop twice.
  • We take this route with the help of google (Hyderabad > Zaheerabad > Humnabad > Kalaburgai > Bagalkot > Belgaum > choral > Calangut). The condition of road is overall good but from Kalaburagi to Bagalkot there is some bad patches of around 3-4 km(If you follow google maps blindly then it will take you from villages where you can hit bad roads).
  • And while comming back we started at 8 PM in night and reach 8 AM in next morning on 19th Feb 2019. This time we took same route but we choose NH over other roads which google suggest us.
  • So overall  suggestion is start your drive in night as there is no traffic and you can cover more distance then in day time and route is safe so no problem at all but keep some snacks and water because in night you found nothing on that way to GOA.
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On ‎2‎/‎23‎/‎2019 at 12:17 AM, Pulkit said:
  • So overall  suggestion is start your drive in night as there is no traffic and you can cover more distance then in day time and route is safe so no problem at all but keep some snacks and water because in night you found nothing on that way to GOA.

 

Thanks much for updating us back on the latest conditions @Pulkit Appreciate it. But, wasn't your return leg of this night drive hectic? And what car were you driving ?

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On 2/23/2019 at 12:17 AM, Pulkit said:

Hyderabad > Zaheerabad > Humnabad > Kalaburgai > Bagalkot > Belgaum > choral > Calangut

 

Thank you for the update.

This is the current best route available form Hyderabad to Goa 

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On 2/23/2019 at 12:17 AM, Pulkit said:

it took me around 13 hours to reach Goa

 

that is fast. It took me 15 hours plus. That too on day time. Thanks for the route information. I am drive down in March.

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1 hour ago, RajG said:

 

that is fast. It took me 15 hours plus. That too on day time. Thanks for the route information. I am drive down in March.

 

@Pulkit 's break time for 15 mins which happened only twice during his one leg of journey is crazy and that makes the drive possibly fast :D 

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On ‎2‎/‎25‎/‎2019 at 9:16 AM, sagar said:

 

Thanks much for updating us back on the latest conditions @Pulkit Appreciate it. But, wasn't your return leg of this night drive hectic? And what car were you driving ?

Initially not (as i started 8 pm in night) and i enjoyed driving in ghat roads in night as well but when i about to reach hyderabad (around 6 am in morning) it became hetic i.e because of 10 hrs of long drive i got tired as i didn't sleep properley before start driving back.    

I drove vitara Breeza ZDI+.

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17 hours ago, Pulkit said:

it became hectic

 

Trust me Goa to Hyderabad is always hectic. (irrespective of time)
First time i ever felt sleepy while driving is on Hyderabad ORR around 3AM (Drove from Goa)


Those single roads are very tiring to drive. 

Hope some day we will have at least 50% of it is along 4-lane section. 

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Hi Guys,

 

Am planning to drive to Goa next week, from Hyderabad. The route I usually take every year is Hyderabad - Zaheerabad - Humnabad - Gulbarga - Bagalkot - Belgaum - Chorla Ghat - Calangute.

 

Just wanted to check if anyone in the group has any very recent experience of the road conditions, especially after the recent rains.

 

Car: Swift Vxi, 2014 model. Has driven me to Goa every year, since inception 😁

 

Thanks in advance! 

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Guest Sudhakar

Hello Guys,

 

I want to know updated road condition as i am planning this weekend.

 

Thanks in advance.

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I did this in the 2nd Week of October (09 - 13 Oct 2019). The route I took was Hyderabad (Miyapur) -> Zaheerabad -> Humnabad -> Gulbarga -> Bagalkot -> Belgaum -> Chorla -> Goa (Candolim). Road was excellent end-to-end, except from a small patch close to Bagalkot (which might have been very well repaired by now). Particularly the entire Karnataka section of the road was buttery smooth. We had taken a break at Belgaum, and continued on our journey next morning. Once we enter the Goa side of Chorla road, expect some broken patches - but at max for 15-20km, intermittently.

 

Btw if you break at Belgaum, do try the Donne Biryani at either Donne Biryani Adda (DBA) or Niyaaz. DBA is my personal favorite among the two 🙂

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      A stretch of almost 870 kms from Pune.  Until Hubli you dont have to fall down under. It is a beautiful highway to drive on. Your patience is taken for a toss from Hubli. Your real journey starts now :p After Hubli, almost close to 150-200 kms, you have to deal with some rough patches of the road because a lot of construction activity is in progress. May be two years down the line it will be the best highway. After the trouble with all the rubble, here comes the best stretch of the highway which is the last two hundred kilometres where you feel you are in heaven. You can easily touch speeds upto 130-140 kmph with ease and it is a 6-Lane highway. In most parts of the highway until Kolhapur or may be little further you will find some shoddy white strips (refer video) which spread across hundred metres before you cross every village. These are nasty, so you may want to speed up a bit; instead of travelling at 40 or 60 kmph, travel at speeds of nearly 80-100 kmph so that you don't feel these jerks. However, be careful of two wheeler and pedestrians crossing the roads in these villages.  After Hubli, you may not find too many food options so carry lot of snacks with you. Especially, when you are travelling with kids ensure that you take decent quantity of food. However, here and there you might find small outlets which are just average. But if you are looking for some good options you will have to wait until the last 100 to 130 kilometres stretch towards Bangalore. Last but not the least, as far as possible, avoid driving in the night in this stretch from Hubli because in certain places you will not find diversion symbols near construction areas, you wont see shoulder line markings, lane markings in most of the places thus making it a difficult drive during nights. Both the driver and navigator have to be really careful to ensure that everyone is safe   
      by Praneeth Palakodeti
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