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Atul Bhardwaj, is the owner & operator of the outfit and leads almost all of the tours himself. Atul has been a Retail business owner in the past, which he gave up to pursue his passion for travel & adventure. Born in New Delhi, Atul spent most of his early years in this historic metropolis. After completing his formal education, in his pursuit of “experiencing his own country”, he traveled the popular routes within India, enjoyed the various sights, sounds, smells & tastes the sub-
Shelja, the better half of Atul, works behind the scenes, handling everything from your applications, registrations, emails & other correspondence to arranging accommodations & other logistics. Born & brought up in Himachal Pradesh and true to her name (which means“born of a mountain”
in Hindi & also another name of Lord Shiva’s consort, Parvati) Shelja aptly holds her own when it comes to being a “gal-
Bitten by the travel bug both Atul & Shelja are always itching to travel, having undertaken numerous journeys in India. Adventurous by nature they’ve tasted many flavors of India’s varied culture & diversity and tried their hand at various “thrills” from scuba diving in the Andamans to white-
During the years to follow his passion for travel & exploration led him to take the decision to convert a hobby into a business.
During his journeys in India, Atul exchanged numerous stories of travel, adventure & exploration with fellow travelers. Among those stories there were ones of deceit, dishonesty and deception as well, accounts of many innocent tourists becoming victim of dodgy & crooked locals eager to make easy money at the expense of helpless tourists.
Motorbiking across India he also experienced, first hand, the hurdles & troubles of organising such trips (even as an Indian) ; from undependable rental motorcycles & unavailability of spares & mechanics to unreliable local (mis)information & know-
This inspired Atul to convert his own passion for motorcycle touring into a business and led to the conception and subsequent birth of ABoriginal Tours (the AB being the acronym for Atul Bhardwaj) with a clear-
|14 N / 15 D - North & West|
|14 N / 15 D - North & South|
|21 N / 22 D - Jumbo Tour|
|14 N / 15 D - South & East|
|21 N / 22 D - Himalayan Grand|
|14 N / 15 D - The 6 Rivers Circuit|
|14 N/ 15 D - The Spiti Circuit-2|
|Glimpses - Past Tours|
|In the Media|
|Riding for a cause|