The Journey Begins | Roorkee Uttarakhand To Jammu | J&K Expedition
J&K Expedition 2017!!
This is Day 1st vlog, I started my journey from Roorkee Uttarakhand to Jammu.
Roorkee to Jammu is approx 600kms.
The weeklong Bike Expedition was organized by Tourism department to spread message of Peace and to explore Unseen Tourist Destinations of Jammu region. On their way, the Bikers explored various tourist destinations enroute while travelling through Surinsar, Mansar, Basholi, Sarthal, Bhaderwah, Kishtwar, Gulabgarh and Patnitop. Applauding the efforts of Tourism Department, Priya Sethi hoped that the event would go a long way to promote potential tourist places of these areas and spreading the message of peace and brotherhood. The Minister asked the bikers to act as ambassadors and promote the captivating beauty of Jammu region back in their states. Emphasizing the need to explore Jammu region, Priya Sethi said that more such events are needed to be organized to project Jammu as a leisure and adventure tourism destination. She said that Jammu has immense potential and such initiatives will enable to bring virgin tourist destinations on the tourism map of the state and expand the transport industry in the region. Addressing the gathering, MLA Devender Rana lauded the efforts of the Tourism department for organizing such mega event. He said such events showcases tourism potential of the region to its fullest and helps in enhancing the region’s tourism portfolio. He said that Jammu region always welcomes the tourists with open arms and invited the bikers to come again to explore more tourist destinations in the region. Speaking on the occasion, Director Tourism, Jammu Smita Sethi said the expedition would definitely help in identifying varied unseen areas of Surinsar, Mansar, Basholi, Sarthal, Bhaderwah, Kishtwar and Gulabgarh which have huge tourism potential. She said the core objective of the bikers rally was to promote the concept of adventure tourism in Jammu region.