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Hi Guys,
I have planned a trip over the Independence day weekend which is from 14th Aug evening to 18th Aug evening. I am planning for a road trip on 4 wheeler (Jeep Compass).

Hyderabad - Gokarna - Hyderabad

Can you guys suggest me if the roads from Hyderabad are good and how are the rains there. Is it suggested to travel during this time. 
Also I need which route to drive.

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