Expeditions

Up Coming Expeditions


Driving Expedition through 50 Countries



Driving has always been a passion of Bharulata, so once again she prepares for her adventurers to explore 50 counties. She is set to undertake path-breaking overland driving expeditions, which will involve some of the extreme driving conditions to some extremely difficult to reach areas. It has been her desire to empower and encourage girls and women of all ages to push their boundaries. She aims to meet with different people whose cultural history pushes its boundaries, different cultures whose cultural legacy is beyond any reach and experience virgin landscapes

Expedition: This would be first such expedition by Indian woman.

Expeditioner: Bharulata Kamble Mode: Self-drive car without any modification.

Duration: 4 months

Distance to be covered: TBA

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Lands End to John 'O'Groats



Bharulata’s challenge to drive from Lands End to John ‘O’Groat is not perhaps as big as her last challenge but it is unique in itself. She will be driving solo from Lands End to John ‘O’ Groats, covering the distance of approximately 1500 kilometres in about 15 to 16 hours of drive in a one day

She will drive to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Independent India and to raise public awareness of importance of Save Girl, Educate girl campaign.

As always it is her pledge to do something outside our comfort zone, to share our support and do something purposeful.

When she decided to drive through the Arctic circle and 32 counties, she was alll alone, no support and no one believed that she could do it, but she had absolute faith in herself. She did not feel any fear, but it was a huge undertaking, and it wasn't something she could take lightly. She did it with a grace. She planned meticulously, executed with perfection and

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Previous Expeditions


Solo in The Arctic Circle



Bharulata Kamble, a single woman of Indian origin drove solo through The Arctic circle. She drove though some of the harshest terrain on earth and certainly showcased the grit and tenacity behind expediting. This was her first major expedition which was not only exciting but she was thrilled to explore the Arctic Circle.

She drove 2792 kilometres inside the Arctic circle in just 4 days with sleep time.This expedition was without any back up crew, back up team or a beck up vehicle. Her total driving time was 39 hour for driving of 2792, driving on an average 700 kilometres in a day. This was the first solo Arctic Circle Expedition by a woman solo.

She drove from the United Kingdom in her family car. She drove through France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland covering distance of 8492 kilometres. She reached the Arctic Circle to

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Solo through 32 countries



Determination, fearless, tough, strong will power- that is Bharulata Kamble. She dreamt big and achieved it. Her story, full of struggles and challenges seemed almost like a Bollywood plot – 32 countries, one woman, one car, driving over 35,000 kilometres, to be the voice for millions of voiceless girls. The drive entailed the trek of a lifetime, through the Arctic Circle, 2 continents, 6 territories, 9 time zones, 3 desserts, 9 mountain ranges and 32 countries. The journey included 5,500 km of mountain driving reaching the altitude of over 13,000 (thirteen thousand) feet above sea level, and driving 2,500 km through desert areas.

Bharulata Kamble, the first Indian woman who drove solo through the 32 countries and the Arctic circle in only 57 days. She drove without any back team, crew or back up vehicle. through 32 countries, with The Arctic Circle challenge. She set off from the United Kingdom in her family car and drove through France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Myanmar and to India.

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Luton to Lands End and back non stop



In February 2016 Bharulata drove from Luton to Lands End, UK driving 1100 kilometres in one day and drove 550 kilometres non-stop each way.

Expedition: First such expedition by Indian woman.

Expeditioner: Bharulata Kamble

Mode: Self-drive car without any modification.

Duration: 12 hours

Distance to be covered: 1100 kilometres total

Start & End Point: Luton to Luton

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Eight countries in three days



In February 2016 Bharulata drove from UK- France- Belgium- Netherlands- Luxemburg- Belgium- France- UK

Expedition: First such expedition by Indian woman.

Expeditioner: Bharulata Kamble

Mode: Self-drive car without any modification.

Duration: 3 Days

Distance to be covered: 2800 kilometres total

Start & End Point: Luton to Luton

Nature of Expedition: unaided, without back up crew and without back up vehicle.

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Testing the Indian Roads



In April 2016 Bharulata drove from Navsari to Ahmadabad in Gujarat non-stop and return back the same day covering over 600 kilometres in one day.

Expedition: Test drive on Indian road.

Expeditioner: Bharulata Kamble

Mode: Self-drive car without any modification.

Duration: 1 Day

Distance to be covered: 1200 kilometres total

Start & End Point: Navsari to Navsari

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Bridging the North to South


In May 2015, from Luton- Glasgow- Dundee- Aberdeen- Perth- St Andrews- Edinburgh- Lake District and back to Luton in three days covering over 2500 kilometres in three days.


Bridging the North to South


In April 2015, from Luton to Glasgow non-stop and returned via Edinburgh non-stop, covering over 1200 kilometres.


Bridging the North to South


In November 2004, overnight drive from London to Aberdeen and back next day, covering total of 1740 kilometres in less than 18 hours. This was whilst she was pregnant.


Bridging the North to South


In October 2004, non-stop drive from London to Edinburgh and back the next day, covering 1440 kilometres in less than 15 hours.


Long Distance Driving


From 1997 driving around UK and outside has enthused Bharulata. The changing landscapes, the horizon, the rolling hills, the flatness, the mountains, the clouds, the sky, the grass, people, places – many lessons learnt indeed. Being by yourself, it is a moment of reckoning. You have hours to think. Those hours and hours and hours behind the wheel with only yourself and music is as transformative as round-the-world travel.