ALL INDIA WOMEN’S DRIVE – INDIA TO THAILAND (CAR AND MOTORCYCLE) shall be held between 20th October to 4th November 2018. Ranging from Guwahati, India and ending in Bangkok, Thailand – protecting a complete distance of 2800 km, this primary ever all-women solely drive for a protracted distance as such shall be one attention-grabbing worldwide street journey. Conceptualized and deliberate by ladies, the journey was introduced on Ladies’s Day in March this yr. In case you are sport, then register your self with Embarq. Embarq will provide help to with visas, automotive & Particular person permits, automotive customized paperwork, border crossing- entrance payment, shopping for automobile insurance coverage, buying health insurance, toll street payment, carnet for the automobile, keep and meals and so forth. Embarq crew could have lead and again up autos to help the drivers.
Embarq is an overland touring firm that was set-up by Sujal Patwardhan and Medha Joseph in 2015. These ladies left their respective company jobs to pursue their ardour for touring. All this began with a street journey that Sujal and Medha took from India to Morocco. Since then, they’ve achieved numerous street journeys prior to now 2 years like India to Spain, inside Scotland, New Zealand, Better of Silk Route, Baltics Self Drive, and so forth. They each have pushed near 1 lakh kilometers every! (jaw drops). Sujal began driving when she was 18. Medha began driving when she was 24. However the driving bug received stronger after they began planning and executing lengthy distance street journeys on their very own. From visas, to lodge bookings, to route planning to buying health insurance– they did all the pieces required to make their street journeys a hit.
Inside a month of getting back from their India-Morocco journey, these women registered their firm with full assist from their household and pals. That journey was life altering for each of them. With company roles, they’d been planning for the India- Morocco journey since 2013 however failed. It solely materialized in 2015 after they undertook an enormous inter-continental journey of 23,000 km together with 5 different pals on a Toyota Land Cruiser. Ranging from India, they drove for 57 days throughout 15 nations and three continents to achieve their vacation spot – Morocco! Embarq was based in October 2015.
We requested, why an all-women’s drive from India to Thailand? To which the duo answered, “There are a variety of ladies who wish to drive and wish to do overland road-trips. The joys and pleasure of crossing India’s border in your personal automotive/bike is a novel expertise. Nevertheless, overland road-trips require a variety of know-how and paperwork which is time consuming. And a variety of road-trippers don’t know from the place to start or go about it. Having achieved this route from Guwahati to Thailand a number of occasions, we needed to supply a possibility to different ladies in order that they might sign-up with none hesitation. Embarq takes care of their considerations relating to security, safety and expertise. This not solely places the ladies comfy but in addition their households. This drive has been organized in affiliation with WIAA (Western India Car Affiliation).”
“We each stop our well-settled careers within the company world, to plunge into street journeys and discover new locations at each alternative. We all the time search inspirational tales of the unusual ladies. We really feel that it’s not concerning the vacation spot, it’s concerning the journey; and one ought to all the time count on the sudden. We really feel that touring is a approach of interacting with nature. We all the time needed to do one thing within the journey house and in the course of the India to Morocco drive, we understood that lots of people are fascinated by street journeys however don’t have the time or data to plan it. That’s once we determined to alter the way in which Indians trip and convert them into street trippers.”
Particulars of the drive:
This drive is being deliberate from 20th Oct 2018 to 4th Nov 2018, ranging from Guwahati, India and ending in Bangkok, Thailand – protecting a complete distance of 2800 kms. The flag off is from Guwahati. The convoys will attain Imphal and cross the Indian border into Myanmar. Drive via the country countryside of Myanmar- throughout 50 iron bridges, Bagan- the archeological website with 1000’s of Buddhist temples, drive by the capital of Myanmar after which cross into Thailand. In Thailand we’ll drive throughout the Asian freeway to achieve Bangkok whereas experiencing the distant fantastic thing about the small cities in Thailand.
Feels like a plan! Are you coming sista?