With New Year’s just around the corner, it is time for new beginnings. Explore India’s diversity-rich topography by taking an offbeat vacation – a road trip around the country. And with ZAP Subscribe, you don’t even have to buy a car to hit the road. Not only will you be able to move around your own city with ease, but will also be able to go for the impromptu adventure you’ve been waiting for. Simply book a car for a limited duration (6, 12, 24 or 36 months) and enjoy the ease of owning a car without worrying about down-payments, insurance or servicing. Once you have your car, experience the adrenaline rush, the sanctity of nature and the joy of travelling together as you drive across India. After all, the journey is the destination.
The eternal beauty of Kashmir is known to travellers far and wide. Take a trip from the capital Srinagar to Pahalgam experience romance like nowhere else. The 90-km stretch of absolute beauty is best taken with your special someone. Once in Pahalgam, visit the spot where the ZAP Subscribe ad was shot (you can watch the ad below) to witness one of the country’s most picturesque locations. Don’t forget to drive your ZAP Subscribed Car to Aru Valley and Beetab Valley – both at a distance of around half an hour from Pahalgam. The region is covered in a blanket of snow every winter and is the perfect place for a surprise proposal. Moreover, the meadows have hiking and skiing activities for couples looking for adventure.
A road trip to Goa is the ultimate ode to friendship. The best time to travel via this scenic route is between December and January, just in time for this year’s New Year celebrations. You can choose between two route options, with the quicker one being the Pune-Kolhapur route via NH4 in around 10 hours. As you drive your ZAP Subscribed Car on the smooth roads, you will be mesmerized by the beauty of the Western Ghats. Adventure lovers can also choose to opt for the Chiplun-Ratnagiri route via NH66, which is a little longer but worth the extra time with its paddy fields and coconut plantations. You can enjoy the region’s picturesque beauty by taking a pit-stop at Chiplun by the banks of river Vashisti before continuing to Panaji the next day.
Often known as the Paris of the East, the best to get to this coastal paradise is by taking a road trip from Chennai via East Coast Road. The journey is around 160 kms and with an early morning start, you can beat the traffic to reach Pondicherry is under four hours. The best part about a road trip are the impromptu stops and the route is full of destinations waiting to be explored including the UNESCO World Heritage Site Mahabalipuram, Alambara Fort in Idaikkazhinadu and Mudaliarkuppam, known for its water sports and house boats. In fact, once you subscribe your car from ZAP Subscribe, you can take a trip almost every weekend to explore them all one by one.
The route is impressively scenic and as you roll down your car window, you will be greeted by the cool breeze thanks to the Bay of Bengal that stretches throughout the journey. When you reach Pondicherry, you can choose between exploring quaint cafes, taking a stroll in the pristine beaches and hitting the waves for surfing.
Nestled in the Purba Medinipur district, Digha is a well-known coastal town near Kolkata. Not surprisingly, the 184 kilometers journey is lined with picturesque landscape and trees, making it the perfect getaway from the city. The four hour journey can be made via NH16 and NH116B. Start early in the morning and stop by one of Kolaghat’s many eateries to grab a wholesome breakfast. Once in Digha, head to the spectacular Old Digha Sea Beach in the evening and witness a spectacular sunset. Drive around your ZAP Subscribed Car to explore the many restaurants serving scrumptious seafood. This road trip is perfect for family/ friends looking for a quick weekend getaway.
Road trips are the perfect mix of adventure and comfort. Once back home, enjoy the ease of travelling around the city thanks to your ZAP Subscribe.
With your ZAP Subscribed Car, you can explore the country’s rich topography with your loved ones. As you plan your road-trip around the country, don’t forget to add the scenic region of Pahalgam to the list of destinations. While you’re there, visit the lovely spot where the ZAP Subscribe ad was shot as well (you can watch the ad below).