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Mountains Calling? 7 Weekend Road Trips To Take With Friends

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HolidayIQ reviewers give you a hair-pin bend-count of some of the most adventures drives you can take on a long weekend with your friends! 

1. Yercaud

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Hill | Lake | Garden | Nature

HolidayIQ Reviewer S.SARAVANA KUMAR says, “Cool and great road for a quick drive The road to Yercaud has 20 hairpin bends, a very good drive uphill and downhill for driver who like to take their Bikes and Cars for ride with curves and turns. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Macherla Pradeep Kumar says, “There are two route to Yercaud. Always prefer route via Salem. This is the good route compared to other route. And will have 20 hairpin bends. Try to go early in the morning to enjoy nature with cloudy / mist. ” Read Full Review

2. Valparai

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HolidayIQ Reviewer sainath sai adds, “Hill station Tea coffee plantations , monkey water falls , wildlife , dam site, not crowded , pollachi to Valparai is good drive , 40 hairpin bends.” Read Full Review

3. Kolli Hills

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HolidayIQ Reviewer suresh as shares, “Kolli hills trip by bike Kolli hills is the nice place to have a short trip( 2 days). There are lot of sight seeing places. It has 72 hairpin bends i think. The government is developing the kolli hills as one the best tourist place in tamilnadu. the people of kolli hills are nice and they respecting good. There are lot resorts placed in kolli hills but the best resort is Nallathambi Resort. ” Read Full Review

4. Zuluk

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Sourav Ray adds, “Kanchendzongha on one side, ZigZag road to the other...As I say earlier Kanchendzonga on one side, ZigZag road to the other side. Zuluk is visible at the end of the zigzag road which have about 32 hairpin bend. At that time the whole area was covered with snow, temperature minus degree. ” Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer SUBHANKAR Das shares, “The most important thing to see is the zigzag road here with several hairpin bends. Lungthung, a view point at 140000ft for watching sunrise on the mountain Kanchenjunga, is easily accessible from Zuluk by road. Other places include Kupup lake, Old Babamandir, New Babamandir, Gnathang Valley etc. The entire region is guarded by the Indian Army.” Read Full Review

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5. Yelagiri Hills

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Hill | Lake | Nature | Weekend

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ashok S says, “With 14 hair pin bends and nice road, it's drivers' paradise. Please do not set expectations with any other Hill station you had already visited. It's a unique small place, just as a nice weekend get away from Chennai....Yelagiri is an ideal place for a weekend getaway from Chennai. ” Read Full Review

6. Mudumalai (Masinagudi)

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Sathya Ram shares, “A continuous peak without any Plains for a 30km with 35 hairpin bends. As it was a one day trip we enjoyed the drive....You will get a awesome driving experience from a hill drive from (Masinagudi to Ooty )....each moment will be more thrilling that you would be expecting to see an animals. If you are planning to stay it's a better idea guys you can able to sight animals during night time definitely.” Read Full Review

7. Ponmudi

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HolidayIQ Reviewer Arjun Prasad says, “Ponmudi is around 60kms from Trivandrum. The route consists of 22 hairpins, which even a beginner driver can handle. Ponmudi is best during Monsoon or winters. There only a few accommodation facilities available, so for a stay prior bookings must be made.” Read Full Review

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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