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Pench National Park is between Nagpur ( some 40-50 km after Nagpur ) and Seoni ( MP)
Hyderabad to bangalore in future will take 5 to 6 hours once the 4 lane road is completed. This might take another 1 year to complete.
And talking about hyderabad to Nagpur, till adilabad its fine but the maharasthra track is an head ache but the work is going on for 4 lane road. Another 5 years to complete the whole NH7. Then one from south can go north with a family trip in car. Family can enjoy trips going north or north Indian can trip to south anytime.
I often once bored me and my friends do this hyderabad to Nirmal or Hyderabad to Kurnool trip and back, because one dont get tired and you can be back after a good long trip,
New updates for the road condition from Varanasi to Bangalore in Jan 2011, journey done on 8,9,10th of Jan 2011.
From Varanasi to Aurai ( Take NH2 ) its nice 4 lane expressway for 46KM, then take left towards Mirjapur next 13 km normal 2 lane highway ( not bad, can maintain 70-90km/hr) till Hanumana
After Hanumana till next 15km the road is very bad till Mauganj then good two lane till Maihar and again 10-12 km bad after maiher, then good two lane highway upto 25km before seoni,
Then 4 lane express starts 25 km before seoni and ends atleast 25 km after seoni and almost road upto Nagpur is under construction to 4 lane express but even operational one lane is good.
After Nagpur the current condition is as:
100 KM 4 lane express from Nagpur
Next 35 KM Bad 2 lane road,
next 30 kM expressway,
Next 25 Km Single lane,
Next 140 KM expressway upto Parkit,
next 60 KM Expressway under construction,
Rest upto Bangalore 4 lane Expressway.
Will attach photos with Captions soon.
Dear Pankaj, Congratulations for the successful long trip and thanks so much for the excellent posting - Vijay Thatte
I hope may this will help somebody..
I just had tour from Hyderabad to Nagpur in my new maruti K10 car on 17 may 2011.Total distance covered by me was 550km.Overall I found distance of ~350 km to be very good condition in fact 4 lane road.Remaining distance of 150km u can term it as good ,bad even worst road .This 150 km road can be divided in three parts.80km after Kamareddy and till u cross Armour in AP.50 km road near pipri near to Hinganghat in MH.I feel if u can manage these 100-150km road then Overall journey will be smooth. Most of these ~150km road are under construction,may get change to 4 lane in 1-2 years.Be careful in rainy season and try to avoid night driving.
It took me total 9.5 Hrs with two breaks of 40 minutes.
Also to mention i got 24 km/lit mileage with 15%AC on and 21 km/ltr with 100% AC on for return jouney with family.
Hi Pankaj Singh,
Your post is really helpful...Thanks..
I am planning a road trip in late dec 2011 from hyderabad to varansi. Kindly share your pics and any other useful info. Alternatively you can send an email on email@example.com
Thanks in advance.
Hope you have already embarked on this trip. My best wishes for this journey. I have been following your travelogue very closely since your maiden trip. In fact it helped us a lot when we undertook our trip from Bangalore to Patna as of June 2011. I am keen to know the present road condition on NH7 beyond Nagpur till Varanasi. Last year the condition was not great, and I am hearing horrific stories post the monsoons.
Keeping my fingers crossed.