On their 17,000km ride across 7 nations, women bikers get rousing welcome in Vij
Four women riders, who have set out on a 17,000-km expedition across seven countries, reached the Prakasam Barrage in Vijayawada amid a warm welcome from AP Tourism officials, on Sunday.
Jai Bharathi, Shilpa Balakrishnan, ASD Shanthi, and Piya Bahadur, all established riders, began their motorcycle journey on Sunday from Hyderabad. The event is organised by Incredible India! “Tourism officials SV Lakshman Murthy and Mallikarjun told them about the tourist attractions in Vijayawada and Andhra Pradesh.Tourism secretary Mukesh Kumar Meena, and managing director of APTDC Himanshu Shukla are monitoring their progress in the state.
The team, which is full of enthusiasm, plan to visit 19 Unesco world heritage sites in five nations, and promote 35 Unesco sites in India.They are also documenting their adventure travel, and varied tourism experiences en route, from different angles, while creating exciting content that can be publicised on digital media. & Telangana Tourism, with an aim to showcase the safety of women travellers in India, and create content showcasing the less-explored, but incredible parts of the country.They will organise cultural evenings at selected pit stops at major cities, and district headquarters along the way.