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7 Best Culinary Road Trips in India

Different languages, different dialects, different cultures, that is what India is. What makes the country even more beautiful is the zest for the life of the people who are living in harmony together. Apart from all these, India is also popular for being the land where a very wide variety of cuisines are available. You go to different states in the country and you will find some unique culinary elements. All of them have their own unique taste and are delicious. This is why the main attraction of any get-together for the Indians is the food. Without good food, meeting friends or family is just not complete. If you are a foodie who loves trying various types of food items, then you can plan a food trip in India.  Let us discuss some of the best road trips for foodies in India.

Here are 7 top road trips that are famous for food

1. Delhi to Murthal

If you want to fill your stomach with some yummy stuffed paranthas, then you should head to Murthal from Delhi. In just half an hour you will reach the destination and place your order for the delicious breakfast. Amrik Sukhdev is the place where you will find the best paranthas in the town. 

  • Famous food: Parantha
  • Best time to travel: November to March

2. Chennai to Nellore

If you often think about the sumptuous seafood and start salivating, then it is time that you start your road trip to Nellore from Chennai. It is one of the best food trips in India in which you will not only be able to try some of the most delectable food items but also enjoy the several small places in between Chennai and Nellore.

  • Famous food: Malai Kaaja, Nellore royyala vepudu, Prawn dishes
  • Best time to travel: November to March

3. Bhubaneswar to Puri

While road tripping in India, especially when you are on a food tour you cannot just skip Puri. Although very popular for the temples like Jagannath Puri, this town is mostly frequented by devotees. However, you can witness the splendid sunset here and then take a tour of the food stalls that you can find at the beaches in Puri. You can find some of the best fried fish here. Forget your diet plan for a day and add the deep-fried fish pieces to your plate. Apart from this, you can also find several other food items in Puri that you will absolutely love.

  • Famous food: Chenna Poda, Dalma, Ukhuda, Chungdi Malai, Malpuas
  • Best time to travel: November to March

4. Gurgaon to Jaipur

This is certainly one of the best road trips in India as you drive through NH48. The trip will hardly take 4 hours for you to reach Jaipur. Truth be told, it will take longer. Wondering why? Well, because of the long list of dhabas on the highway where you must stop by and eat some of the best food items. From dosas to paranthas, from chole bhature to dal baati churma, you will get all kinds of food in the dhabas on this highway. And once you reach Jaipur, you cannot finish trying all the food items. Rajasthani food comes in great variety. if you are a non-vegetarian, you must try the very hot and spicy laal maans. And to try the authentic Rajasthani food, you can even take a tour of Chokhi Dhani.

  • Famous food: Rabdi, Pyaaz k kachodi, Laal maans, Dal baati churma, etc.
  • Best time to travel: November to February

5. Kolkata to Digha

One of the best foodie places in India is Kolkata, undoubtedly. Whether you want to grab a bite of the Kolkata kathi roll or want to try the roadside chowmien, you will remember the taste for the rest of your life. If you happen to visit the city during the winter season, you can even get to try bhapa pithe, the taste of which is one of a kind. And if you have a sweet tooth, you cannot miss out on eating roshogolla, shondesh, patishapta, etc. Once you are done with your food tour in Kolkata, you can plan a trip to Digha to try some mouthwatering sea food, especially prawns. It is 4 hours and 30 minutes trip and is one of the most memorable ones.

  • Famous food: Shorshe ilish, Mishti doi, Daab chingri, Dim ghugni, etc.
  • Best time to travel: November to February

6. Delhi to Almora

Ever heard of bhaang ki chutney? Well, if you want to try it, you have to visit Almora. The seeds of the bhaang plant are first dry roasted and a paste is made out of it. To remove the husk, the locals here sieve the paste. They even mix salt, lime, and chilies into it to bring a different flavor. 

  • Famous food: Bhat ke dubke, Rai ka raita, Bhuna chicken, and Madhua roti, etc.
  • Best time to travel: October to March

7. Kollam to Kochi

If you want to tickle your taste buds, you must plan your next trip to Kochi. Kollam to Kochi is of course one of the best trips for foodies. You might find them a bit spicy but you cannot ignore the options.

  • Famous food: Puttu kadala, Thattu dosa, Kulluki sarbath, Kappa boti, Ellum Kapayum, etc.
  • Best time to travel: October to February

While you have shortlisted the places you are going to visit to satiate your taste buds, you must also get a self-drive car rental to enhance the fun level of the trip. And when it is about car rental in India, nothing can beat Revv. All that you have to do is to install the Revv app on your phone and book the car that you want.


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