Most of us love to travel up to some extent at least. Thus, I am listing the best movies for travel lovers that will inspire you to pack your bags and go for a trip.
Traveling is something that always leaves a great footprint behind. You not only just look around the place but also rediscover your self while traveling. It teaches you a lot. Moreover, it takes you away from all your worries and calms your mind for a better tomorrow.
1. A Map Of Saturday
Solo travel has been a trend for some time. A map for Saturday is a perfect movie for solo travelers. Also, if you have never traveled all alone. This movie will definitely inspire you.
Based on the true story of the writer and director Brook Silva-Braga. With the movie, he has beautifully depicted his own solo travel story.
How does he experience trekking in four different continents is a treat to watch. Moreover, it will inspire you to go for a trek too.
2. Eat Pray Love
How many of you have a world-tour on your wishlist? Almost all travel-lovers wish to go to a world-tour once in their lifetime.
The movie is again about a solo traveler. A woman realizes that her married life is quite unhappy. She then moves out for a solo world-tour to rediscover herself.
This is one of the best movies for travel lovers. It will teach you how to discover your true-self while traveling alone. It will take you to places like Italy, India, and Indonesia.
3. Hit The Road: India
India is known as ‘Incredible India’ for the right reason. There are so many places to visit in India. One can find different cultures, cuisines, activities, etc. in various parts of the country.
Hit the road: India is an exceptional Hollywood documentary. The movie is about two friends who take an auto for a road trip in India.
The 12-day rickshaw road trip across India is one of the best movies for travel lovers. Also, the Lonely planet travel and guides have listed the movie in the top 10 best travel adventure movies.
4. Into The Wild
If you are a traveler, you would know the various benefits of traveling. One of the most amusing ones is meeting strangers. There can be some strangers who can leave a great impact on your life.
Into The Wild is a true story based on a college graduate who invested his saving to travel Alaska. Moreover, he did not only experience the beauty of Alaska. In fact, he did a variety of adventures and met random people that changed something in his life.
The movie will make you believe that you do meet a lot of people while traveling. Meeting various people and knowing about them is the best perk of traveling.
Lootera is one of the most underrated Indian movies. Many would not believe that it can actually inspire you to travel.
The movie is based on a small town in West Bengal, called Manikpur. In the first half, you will enjoy the enchanted beauty of the small town.
Also, the second part takes you to the tourist destination ‘Dalhousie’. If the mountains covered with snow doesn’t inspire you for a relaxing vacation. Then what will?
6. Out Of Africa
Yes! Out of Africa is a really old movie. However, a list of movies for travel lovers will be incomplete without this one. This is to date one of the best movies for travelers.
It takes you a tour of Kenya and the UK. The beauty of Kenya will attract and amuse you at the same time. The movie has shown how a simple life of some places can give you the ultimate peace.
The oscar-winning 80’s movie will steal your heart. Moreover, it will charge your inner travel to wander to various places.
This is one of the best movies for travel lovers. It is because it takes you to the much loved Paris and Amsterdam. Moreover, it again empowers solo travel.
A bride whose groom left her on the day of marriage decides to go on a honeymoon alone. On the trip, she meets new people and experiences things that she had never done.
It is a woman empowering movie. As it shows how can a woman make it for herself when stranded alone. This movie will make you laugh as well as cry.
However, most importantly it will inspire you to travel and rediscover yourself. You will surely fall in love with the beauty of Paris and Amsterdam.
8. The Art Of Travel
How can you miss this movie if you love traveling? The movie is somewhat similar to the above mentioned Queen.
Here a man decided to take the honeymoon trip alone. As he discovers that his fiancee is cheating on him with his best friend.
He takes his journey to Central America where he meets a group of foreigners. The adventures alone and with the group will hold your grip throughout the movie.
9. The Bucket List
Going out and exploring is the best way to soothe you when you are ill. Most of us have a to-do list of things that we wish to do before we die.
This is the best movie not only for the travel lovers but also for great travel motivation. When two cancer patients can go on a road trip. You can definitely go for one too.
Two men escape from a cancer hospital to go on a road trip. They fulfill all the to-dos that they wished to do before they die. The movie can be termed as the best emotionally adventurous movie.
10. The Darjeeling Limited
Hollywood has once again directed themselves towards the Indian beauty. This time it is one of the best tourist places in India that is ‘Darjeeling’.
The Darjeeling Limited is a train journey taken by three brothers. It beautifully depicts how with the nature of the place, the brother redefines their lost bond.
The experiences of Darjeeling force them to introspect. Moreover, they realize that no other bond can be stronger than the siblings bond.
11. The Motorcycle Diaries
How many of you love traveling on their bikes or motorcycles? It is a lifetime experience that is included in the bucket list of all travel lovers.
The film is about a medical student and his biochemist friend. They decide on a motorcycle road trip across South America. The movie will make you want to go on a bike ride for sure.
Moreover, the challenges and adventures will give you chills. It is definitely one of the must-watch movies for travel lovers.
12. The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
This is a perfect movie that depicts ‘when life gives you a lemon, make a lemonade’.
The movie is about two colleagues who are about to lose their jobs. However, they decide to go on an extraordinary trip that would change their lives.
The movie will show you enthralling scenarios. It will also take you to an adventurous trip and help you to escape the monotony of everyday life.
13. Under The Tuscan Sun
The movie is an inspiration for people dealing with difficulties. It teaches you how traveling to a new place can change your life. Thus, it is one of the best movies for travel lovers.
A new place gives you new hopes and the out of the box experiences give you life lessons. The movie is about a depressed divorced woman. When she decides to buy a house in Tuscany, her life takes a complete U-turn.
The lifestyle of the place will make you obsessed with Tuscany. Moreover, the beautiful landscapes, history, and rich culture will inspire you to add Tuscany in your travel wishlist.
14. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
If you love traveling, Manali must be one of your favorite destinations. With the snow-covered mountains and the peaceful rivers, you will get lost in the beauty of that place.
Also, in the second half of the movie, you will get a chance to watch Udaipur. The lavish wedding at a royal place will keep your eyes and mouth open.
The movie successfully depicts the beauty of two totally different places. Moreover, what a group of friends encounters during the trip is a good watch too. Watching this movie will surely tap your travel nerves and force you to visit Manali and Udaipur at least once.
15. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
This has to be the best Bollywood movie based on travel. The movie not only focuses on the story but also on the adventures that can be done in the city. It will take you through various locations in Spain.
Moreover, you will get a clear idea of things that you must do when you visit places like Barcelona. The movie is about three friends who go on a dream trip. There they not only experience various adventures but also meet new people who change their lives. So, for a travel lover, this is one of the best movies to get inspired.