Many say India is best experienced on the road. With that in mind, let us explore 5 of the longest highways in India. 

Over the years, India has witnessed a remarkable transformation in its road network. From rudimentary pathways, we now have an extensive network of sophisticated highways nationwide. 

These extensive highways connect geographical landscapes, facilitate seamless transportation to foster economic growth, and serve as pathways for travel and adventure. If you're planning a road trip, these are the 5 longest national highways in India you can explore-

1. National Highway 44 (NH 44)

Spread over 4,112 km, National Highway 44, Srinagar to Kanyakumari, is the longest national highway in India, connecting the northernmost and southernmost parts of India. Established by connecting 7 national highways, it is a crucial link, connecting states like Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and more. 

The monumental highway bridges the geographical expanse of the nation. It brings together the rich mix of cultures that make up India. A journey along NH 44 takes travellers through the heart of the country, offering a quick window into India's diversity. 

2. National Highway 27 (NH 27)

NH 27 is one of the most  national highways in India, winding its way through the heart of the country, spanning over 3,507 km. The highway is a lifeline for the central regions, connecting Porbandar in Gujarat on the western coast to Silchar in Assam, situated in northeastern India. 

Coursing through the heartland of India, NH 27 connects Gujarat and Assam to states like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and West Bengal. Spread from West to East, it truly captures the essence of the country and showcases its rich heritage. 

3. National Highway 48 (NH 48)

Stretching across approximately 2,807 km, NH 48 is also one of the longest national highways in India. It plays a pivotal role in linking the northern capital of Delhi to the southern metropolis of Chennai. The highway serves as a vital route for trade, commerce, and travel, facilitating seamless connectivity between the country's two major cities. 

Starting from Delhi, it connects states like Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Karnataka, culminating in Tamil Nadu. If you are planning a trip to the culture-rich city of Chennai, the beautiful union territory of Puducherry deserves a visit, too. Club Mahindra Puducherry Resort in Manpet can be an ideal option for a comfortable stay. 

4. National Highway 52 (NH 52)

Connecting Sangrur in Punjab to Ankola in Karnataka, NH 52 spans over 2,317 km and is an amalgamation of multiple national highways. With Punjab being one of the largest producers of food grains in the country, the highway serves as a crucial trade route connecting it to states like Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Karnataka. 

Beyond its significance as a trade route, it is also a haven for travellers, taking them through a wide range of landscapes, ranging from fertile plains in the north to the scenic beauty of the Deccan Plateau. 

5. National Highway 30 (NH 30)

The National Highway 30 is the primary highway connecting the northern city of Sitarganj in Uttar Pradesh to the southern suburb of Ibrahimpatnam in Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. Spread over 1,984 km, the highway is vital for trade and travel. Tourists from the north travelling to the south by road use this scenic highway to reach their destination. 

Traversing through varied landscapes of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh, and Telangana, a road trip via NH 30 promises an exhilarating and memorable experience. 

Embarking on a Road Trip Across India

These highways in India encapsulate the essence of the nation’s unity in diversity. They weave a narrative of the country’s rich heritage, ranging from bustling cities to serene landscapes. 

If you're planning to travel to any of the popular tourist spots in the country, consider travelling by road for an experience of a lifetime. 

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