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Best travel movies from Bollywood

Best travel movies from Bollywood

Bollywood is known for making movies that give us goals all the time. Be it about romantic relationships, be it about college life, be it about family, or be it about personal swag.  We always tend to take inspiration from our films. Travel is no exception.

Films are known to immortalize various destinations and make us fall in love with them. But there are also films that inspire us to travel. They push us to head out of our homes, out of our workplaces, to pack up our bags and hit the road. They constantly remind us that life is short and we should travel.

Here some of the top films that will ignite the wanderlust in you.

Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara

If there is any movie best on travel, then it has to be this one. Three child hood friends, portrayed by Farhan Akhtar, Hrithik Roshan, and Abhay Deol, head to Spain on a bachelors trip. They indulge in scuba diving, sky diving, La Tomatina, Bull Racing festival, and over the trip they see change in their lives and outlook.

The film makes us fall in love with Spain, and takes us through scenic backgrounds of Barcelona, Seville, Bunol, Costa Brava and more. During the film the lead characters fall in love, face their worst fears, and create an even stronger bond amongst each other.

Dil Chahta Hai

Movie about three friends, portrayed by Saif Ali Khan, Amir Khan, and Akshay Khanna, who decide to plan a trip every year while vacationing in Goa on a road trip, somehow get busy in their own lives to only reconnect back again when one of them faces life changing trouble. This movie was pivotal to give a boost to Goa Tourism, and how we see it.

It is a perfect film about travel and friends, and everyone who has ever made a trip to Goa with friends or have planned a trip to Goa would relate with it. The film was also shot in Sydney and offers best glimpses of the city.


The lead character of the film Rani which means Queen in English, portrayed by Kangana Ranaut, heads on to her honeymoon trip all by herself after getting ditched by her fiancé. She had been a reserved girl all her life and this movie tries to show the naïve side of her.

She eats non vegetarian food for the first time, gets this close to her baggage being stolen, lives in a coed hostel, and befriends another girl from a red light district of Amsterdam. This film portrays solo trip, cultural shocks, and the courage of doing things never done before. The movie will also make you fall in love with two great gems of city, Paris and Amsterdam.

Yeh Jawaani hai Deewani

The glitzy career of lead character Bunny played by Ranbir Kapoor will give you some major travel goals, and career goals, while in a part of the movie he travels the world covering most popular destinations. The film takes you through scenic locations of Manali, Udaipur, and Paris.

The film is must watch if you are passionate about travel. The film also showcases the dreamy destination wedding culture. The two lead characters of the film, Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone, fall in love with each other while on their trekking trip to create an everlasting bond.

Dilwale Dhulania Le Jayenge

Any list on Bollywood travel movie is incomplete without this one. Both lead characters, Shah Rukh Khan, and Kajol, are NRI living in London. They go on trip to Europe, bump into each other, fall in love, while Shah Rukh Khan eventually wins Kajol from her strict father Amrish Puri.

The film will make you fall in love with Switzerland. Parts are also shot in London and the second half in the country side of Punjab. IT is an ideal romantic film where a girl dreams of her partner all her life and meets someone on a trip whom she doesn’t even likes at first sight, fall in love for ever after.

Jab Harry Met Sejal

In the film the lead character Anushka Sharma loses her engagement ring and takes help of the tour guide Shah Rukh Khan to find it for her, and eventually she falls for him. The carefree and glamorous character of Shah Rukh Khan will sure give you career goals and make you pack for Europe.

The film takes you through various top destinations like Budapest, Vienna, Frankfurt, Lisbon, Prague and towards the end of the movie through Punjab. The film will sure inspire you to take unplanned trips, and explore the beauty of Europe.

Jab We Met

Through this film the lead characters Geet, Kareena Kapoor and Aditya, Shahid Kapoor show us that it is good to be spontaneous in life and take unplanned trips. In the movie both of them take road trip from Ratlam to Bhatinda, and then again from Bhatinda to Manali.

The film will give you major goals like that of visiting Rohtang Pass or passing by on the streets of Ratlam. The movies portrays on how a journey can change the perspective of two people about each other and help people find the meaning of their life.


The film is about Veera portrayed by Alia Bhatt who gets kidnapped by Mahabir portrayed by Randeep Hooda. He takes her from Mumbai to Kashmir in a truck while passing through Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. The girl instead of being sacred, is relieved to feel free with her abductor.

The film also portrays a classic case of Stockholm Syndrome. She also finally gets the chance to live in the mountains and feel the breath of fresh air. The film will inspire you with courage and make you follow your heart. The stunning views of Spiti Valley, Pahalgam, Aru Valley are also admirable in film.

Could there be anything better than a movie about travel!


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