Love road trips? While road trips from Delhi to Himachal, Delhi to Uttarakhand and Delhi to Rajasthan are quite common, many international destinations too can be reached from Delhi via road. These trips are longer and far more thrilling. You just need to be aware of the international border rules and necessary documents before travelling. Here are 6 countries you can travel to from Delhi, simply by hitting the roads:
1. New Delhi To Thailand
You can have a smooth ride to Thailand from Delhi taking the India-Thailand highway via Myanmar covering scenic towns like Imphal, Moreh and Yangon. Thailand is around 4198 kilometres from India. The route will take you to Thailand from New Delhi in around three days. For taking this road trip, you’ll require an international passport, 200% carnet fees, lead car permit and visa.
2. New Delhi To Sri Lanka
If you love lush green mountainscapes, pristine beaches and awe-inspiring rainforests, Sri Lanka will come to your rescue. The country is 3704 kilometres away from New Delhi and a road trip from Delhi to Sri Lanka will take around 78 hours. You need to reach Tamil Nadu from New Delhi first and then take a ferry ride to Colombo. For taking this trip, you will need passports, visa and international driving permit.
Route | New Delhi- Uttar Pradesh- Madhya Pradesh- Maharashtra- Telangana-Tamil Naidu- Colombo
3. New Delhi To Malaysia
To experience the extravaganza of the towering buildings and the happening nightlife of Malaysia, you can drive straight to the country from Delhi covering a distance of around 5514 kilometres. To reach Malaysia from New Delhi, you need to follow the same route as described for Thailand. Malaysia will come after Thailand. It takes around 20 hours to drive from Thailand to Malaysia. To take this road trip, you will need passport, visa, travel documents and visa and completion of the arrival and departure card.
Route | Delhi – Imphal – Moreh – Kale – Bagan – Inle Lake – Yangon – Maesot – Tak – Bangkok-Malaysia
4. New Delhi To Singapore
Imagine driving up to the Marina Bay Sands from New Delhi. The idea itself seems so exciting. The best part about this road trip is that it will cover Thailand and Malaysia too. Singapore is around 5926 kilometres from Delhi and is roughly 91 hours away via road. To take this trip, you will require international passport, international driving license, carnet fees, travel documents, visa and special overload permits.
Route | New Delhi- Uttar Pradesh – Bihar – Assam – Nagaland – Manipur – Myanmar – Thailand – Malaysia –Singapore
5. New Delhi To Bangladesh
Want to try your taste buds on the fresh, authentic hilsa of the Padma river? Bangladesh is only 30 hours away from Delhi via West Bengal. The distance between New Delhi and Bangladesh is 1713 kilometres. You will need carnet, visa, international driving permit, vehicle documents, third party medical insurance and a planned itinerary to enter Bangladesh from India via road.
Route | New Delhi- Uttar Pradesh – Jharkhand – West Bengal – Dhaka
6. New Delhi To Bhutan
Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan is popularly known as Land of the Thunder Dragon. The scenic vistas of the Himalayan country can leave every nature lover spellbound. Bhutan is only 39 hours from Delhi via road, covering a distance of around 2006 kilometres. To take this trip, you need to carry your passport, voter ID or Adhaar card and Indian driver’s license.
Route | New Delhi- Uttar Pradesh- Bihar- West Bengal- Assam- Bhutan