For us petrolheads, road trips are more of a drug. Be it a short one-day affair or even a week-long expedition, we are always ready. While any car can take you to any road, a car like the Discovery Sport comes in handy when the roads end and you decide to venture out in the adventurous trails offered by our country. This national tourism day, Land Rover urges to explore these 4, less known travel locations in our country. These destinations would offer you the thrill and adventure you are looking for. The roads leading to these places too are quite challenging but the Discovery Sport from Land Rover can handle it without breaking a sweat.
Once a busy market place for Marwari merchants, Churu is located 280 km from Delhi on the road to Bikaner. Churu is the perfect destination for all explorers and wanderers and is home to a variety of sights to behold. Malji Ka Kamra is a must-visit location while the Double Haveli of Surana brothers is a true architectural masterpiece. Churu also is a getaway to the Great Indian Desert, where the Discovery Sport can take you on some adventures in the sand dunes.
A drive through the Western Ghats, on the windy roads passing through the lush green forests will teleport you back in time. The Agumbe Rainforest comprises the reserve forests of Kundapur, Sringeri, Hosanagara and Thirthahalli. While you’re at it, make sure you visit Swami’s home as it is bound to bring back the wondrous memories of Malgudi Days. Besides basking in this nostalgic serenity, you can visit India’s only Rainforest research station and explore this less fabled destination. Space and comfort offered by the Discovery Sport will make sure you can enjoy this serenity in comfort.
Located in Jammu and Kashmir, Hemis is a lesser-known village surrounded by snowcapped ranges. Famous for snow leopards and bharals, you can visit the Hemis National Park, which spreads across 600 sq km. Also, you can get some ‘me time’ at the Hemis Gompa, the largest monastery in Ladakh, away from the hustle of the city. It is on roads like these where you can take advantage of the 132 kW 2.0-litre Ingenium Diesel motor, making the drive to this village super smooth and quick.
Located in the Baleswar district of Odisha, Talasari beach may not be a well-known beach but features pristine waters and calm shores. The estuary of the Subarnarekha River further adds to the picturesque beauty of the location. Limited access and partial tourist facilities make it the perfect location to unwind and relax. The latest InControl™ Touch Pro Navigation system in the Discovery Sport will make sure you stay on the correct path while the Meridian Sound System in keeps you singing along to your favourite tunes.