Whether you are planning a long journey on train or a short one on plane, watching exceptional travel movies will provide you with a special kind of excitement and motivation for wherever you are going either for sightseeing or trekking. There can be no better way to spend travel time than watching good travel movies.
So with the help of this Tripkar blog, load your laptop or tablet PC with the following movies and entertain yourself!
The Motorcycle Diaries
Based on the life of Che Guevara before he became a Latin American revolutionary, The Motorcycle Diaries narrates how Guevara and his real-life cousin Alberto traveled 14000 kilometers for eight months on a motorcycle across South America. The movie is full of adventures and it inspired Guevara the rest of his amazing life.
Another excellent travel movie, The Way is a story of a father who walks Spain’s Camino De Santiago trail to recover the body of his son who died traveling the same way. He is forced to make friends with complete strangers throughout his journey of 800 kilometers, all of whom were walking the way for their own reasons. The mixture of characters in the movie makes the movie seem adventurous and thrilling and will keep you entertained for sure.
Into the Wild
One of the most inspiring movies of all time, Into the Wild is the story of Christopher McCandless who abandons his possessions and donates entire $24000 to charity, hitchhiking to Alaska. There, he decides to live in the wilderness on his own due to which he faces several adventures and thrilling experiences. On the way, he meets different kinds of people each one having their own story.
This short 85 minutes documentary 180 Degrees South is about Jeff Johnson traveling to Patagonia due to an inspiration. Jeff Johnson was inspired by his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins who undertook this journey in 1968. Jeff made climbing the Corcovado Volcano in Patagonia his life goal and after having a word with Chouinard and Tompkins, planned his journey. The adventurous journey of Jeff combined with excellent soundtracks makes this movie an ideal one to watch.
Ever tried finding the true meaning of your life? One Week is an excellent movie that chronicles the trip of Ben Tyler on motorcycle from Toronto to British Columbia. This school teacher stops at various iconic landmarks on his way to British Columbia to find the true meaning of his life.
The Bucket List
Rob Reiner’s movie, The Bucket List, shows how satisfying it is to live your dreams before dying. The movie is about two terminally ill men who escape a cancer ward and plan a road trip with a to-do list. Before they die, they live all their dreams and this provides immense inspiration to travelers. It will make you realize how much traveling means to some people.
Zindagi na Milegi Dobara
An excellent travel piece from Bollywood, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is about three childhood friends who reunite to set off for a trip to Spain. One out of the three gets engaged as he meets a girl during the trip. They try thrilling activities that they have never done before and have a great time unlike traditional bachelor parties.
These travel movies are exceptional in terms of cinematography, story and adventure so you must watch them!