Covering the Mumbai to Goa Highway

Mumbaikars just love to choose Goa as their vacation destination in India. The incredibly beautiful land of silver sand, sun-kissed beaches and scenic locations is the one stop destination for travelers. And the best part of traveling to Goa from Mumbai is the fantastic route that you would get a chance to cover! The Western Ghats would just astonish you with their surreal natural beauty.

 Mumbai to Goa Highway

 

The Mumbai to Goa route is around 578.2 km long and it will take approximately 8 hours and 10 minutes to cover the entire distance. Driving on the National Highway 17 or NH 66 is the most exciting part while en-route to Goa, Running parallel to the Western Ghats and along with the western coast of India; this highway offers the most serene vistas of nature. This busy highway connects Mumbai to Kochi while covering the states of Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Kerala.  This 7th longest highway in India was the one and only source connecting the areas of coastal districts before the coming of Konkan Railway in 1998.

 Mumbai to Goa Highway

 

The Mumbai Goa Highway encounters major interchanges at NH 4 in Panvel, NH 204 in Pali, NH 4A in Panaji, NH 17A in Cortalim, NH 17B in Verna, NH 63 in Ankola, NH 13 in Mangalore, NH 48 in Mangalore, NH 212 in Kozhikode and NH 47 close to Ernakulam. This 1296 km long highway covers 482 km in Maharashtra, 280 km in Karnataka, 139 km in Goa and 368 km in Kerala.

 Mumbai to Goa Highway

 

Though the Mumbai Goa route is packed with spectacular natural landscapes, it would certainly get tiring to drive continuously without taking a stop in between. Catering to this there are many budget hotels on Mumbai Goa highway where travelers can halt, refresh and prepare for their journey ahead. Some of the popular refreshment facilities along the highway include Motel Visava, Aswad Restaurant and Dine & Drive Restaurant. Road travelers can take an overnight stay at one of the hotels on Mumbai Goa Highway or just take a short break, rest their bodies and again start with their exciting and adventurous journey!

About Vandana Mehra
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