Tushar Agarwal has made it his life quest to see the world and meet its people by road . It all started when he decided to drive from London to Delhi and created a unique National Record by becoming the first Indian to do this journey in modern times .

This journey inspired him to give up a successful career in IT, a comfortable life in London and move back to India to pursue his

passion . Travelling thus from the southernmost tip of South America to the northern most tip of Alaska, driving along the remote highways of African countries, clocking the longest distance driven by anyone in Australia to becoming the first civilian to reach Mana Pass , the highest motorable road in the world, he has accomplished many such feats both at home in India and internationally .

Over the last 5 years, Tushar has created 15 National and International Driving Records . He successfully executed the Great Indian World Trip , a journey by road in 50 countries and 6 continents covering 90,000 km, has written and published 2 inspiring books , hosted a travel show on Discovery Channel, driven in over 80 countries and accomplished all this while establishing Adventures Overland , one of the first self – drive adventure travel companies in India, that provides a great platform to travellers to live their own dreams by going on cross country driving expeditions worldwide .

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Books & Columns

  • Author of the travelogue titled “Road Affair”, a book on 4 epic journeys covering 30 countries and 3 Limca Book of Records. The book is available all over India at all major book shops and online stores.
  • Author of the travelogue titled “The Great Indian World Trip”, a book on a round the world journey covering 50 countries, 90,000 km in 6 continents. The book is available at all government libraries and major book shops and online stores.
  • Former fellow at the Royal Geographic Society, London. Recognized and featured on National Geographic as a Nat Geo Explorer to inspire young people from India to take the road less travelled and follow their dreams.
  • Tushar has written many columns on adventure travel for Times of India, Hindustan Times, AutoCar magazine, The Motorist, High 5, etc.



Hon. Member of Parliament

“Tushar’s Road Affair is an incredible saga of grit, vivaciousness and amazing driving force that makes the reader traverse these pages unstoppably. A must read for those who believe in life.”


Lord Mayor, Adelaide, Australia

“It was incredible to see a New Delhi registered Toyota Fortuner parked right outside the Adelaide Town Hall. Hearing your tales from the road, the incredible places you have seen so far and the challenges you are facing is an inspiration for all adventure enthusiasts.”


Chairman Jindal Steel & Power, Hon. Member of Parliament

“An Inspiring story of a young Indian who followed his dreams, chalked his own path and made his country proud. Tushar’s “Road Affair” is an incredible journey that will surely give the readers’ sleepless nights thinking about their own dreams and how to go about accomplishing them.”

Mr. Amarendra Khatua

Indian Ambassador, Argentina

“Traveling promotes a deeper and greater understanding between people and cultures of different countries of the world in a way which is incomparable. The Great Indian World Trip undertaken by Tushar and Sanjay is a great example of this. They represent the new generation of the free-spirited and intrepid Indian explorers. An account of their fascinating journey across the world will not only make for a captivating reading but also inspire young Indians to embark on adventures of their own.”


Secretary (East), Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India, Former Indian Ambassador, Thailand

“I am happy to note that the team of Great Indian World Trip have decided to record the experiences of their travels through 50 countries and 6 continents. Their account will provide inspiration to many free-spirited young people and will also make this publication an interesting read. I wish them all success in the publication of “The Great Indian World Trip”

Mr. Jyoti Kalash, IAS

Resident Commissioner of Nagaland

“This book has the potential to motivate any reader to try their hand at driving across borders. It has generated so much interest in me that now I can’t stop myself from going on such journeys. No one can feel any discomfort, even on a bumpy ride, when Tushar is driving, which I have experienced when both of us were together in the 2nd ASEAN-India Car Rally 2012”

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