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What Are Some Of The Best Ghat Roads In India?

Written by: Swathi.B
Updated: Monday, March 27, 2017, 16:22 [IST]
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The mountain passes are also known as mountain ghats or just ghats in India. Ghat roads are access routes into the mountainous Western and Eastern Ghats mountain ranges. They are usually very spectacular, as the roads are encompassed by hills on all sides.

To drive in the Ghat roads with such a gorgeous company is truly a thing of joy. Most of these roads date back to the British times. They were built to connect the hill stations of India to the cities.

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Driving in Ghat roads can be very risky, but also are made enjoyable by the scenery. They are prone to accidents, and hence one must exercise extreme caution while driving on the Ghat roads.

The hairpin bends require some getting used to. Always check if the brake, clutch and accelerator are in a mint condition before embarking on a Ghat journey. It is advisable to use the horn around the blind corners to avoid accidents.

Most of these roads pass through forests and it is imperative that one should not disturb the habitat. Here, we have compiled a list of some of the best Ghat roads in India, take a look.

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