The most beautiful time of the year is finally upon us. Everything about monsoon spells romance – the pitter-patter of raindrops on smiling faces, the magical chill in the air and the dewy petrichor that lingers after a downpour. So if you’re a romantic at heart and are looking to experience the best of monsoon, then put on your favourite song and head out for a drive!
The good news is that Delhi has some gorgeous routes that you must cruise to enjoy the best of the monsoon. Have a look and tick them off the list before monsoon comes to an end. We're also letting you in on a few secrets that will transform you into a rain raider and help you conquer the outdoors during monsoon like never before. Have a look!
1. Ridge Road, North Campus
Situated within the campus of Delhi University, The Ridge is a patch of paradise amidst the chaos that is North Delhi. The wide road meanders from in between the Kamala Nehru Park that boasts of about 85 hectares of forest cover! The tall, looming trees dancing along with the rain make for an idyllic setting for a drive.
For the best driving experience, power your ride with Apollo Alnac Tyres that are ideal for drives on smooth roads. The tyres' high quality precision and excellent stability will ensure that you cruise through the drenched roads with ease. You won't have to worry about losing control in the rains since the tyres allow precise steering control. Sit back, relax and savour each moment of your drive.
2. Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri
The main road of Diplomatic Enclave in Chanakyapuri, Shanti Path, serves as an ideal spot for a monsoon drive with your friends. The large, expansive road is butter smooth, and since it passes through a high-profile area, you won't find crowds of people and animals acting as roadblocks! Zip through Shanti Path on a bike ride and soak in the beauty of the monsoon season.
The Apollo Alpha Bike Tyres will further ensure that you have a super-smooth drive. Thanks to the the steel-belted tyres, it offers a seamless experience of speeding up and braking down as and when you like. So head to Shanti Path with your rain raider pals and have a fantastic time splashing around!
3. Barahpulla Flyover
This six-lane flyover is a dream for anyone who wants to feel the wind caressing their faces this monsoon. Connecting INA with Sarai Kale Khan, this flyover is often swarmed with rain raiders for the sake of its connectivity and the exhilarating experience that it offers. Revel in gorgeous views of dark, dense clouds hovering over the town and watch the sun set the sky ablaze as you swish through pools of water!
4. Surajkund Road, Faridabad
This road takes you to an ancient, 10th century reservoir near Faridabad, Haryana. It is surrounded by a thick forest cover from both sides. The forests are so dense that you'll feel like you've been transported to somewhere in the Western Ghats. When drops of rain come falling down, they wash away all imperfections and drench the forest in sparkle! It's truly a magical sight to behold.
So rain raiders, cruise on your Apollo Apterra Tyres and enjoy the view of Aravali Hills towering on the horizon. The wilderness of the route is sure to entice the adventurer in you. The tyres will allow you to drive easily across muddy tracks and unpaved paths!
There's no other route that defines Delhi as much as Rajpath. This ceremonial boulevard stretches magnificently between Rashtrapati Bhawan and Raisina Hill, through Vijay Chowk, India Gate, National War Memorial and the National Stadium. The entire route is dotted with grand administrative buildings, national monuments as well as the President's abode, so it's sure to leave you overwhelmed with its beauty.
Bring out your hatchbacks and sedans to experience the grandeur of this area in monsoons. If your vehicle is powered with Apollo Alnac Tyres, then your experience will be taken a notch higher.
So those of you who have a relentless love affair with the monsoon and can't get enough of it, head out for a drive on these routes in Delhi to make this a season you'll never forget.
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This article is in association with Apollo Tyres.