Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends. It’s just the beginning of a tryst with life. I was fortunate to begin my rendezvous with travel while still pursuing my undergrad studies at IIT Bombay. On my first trip to Europe, I cycled through German countryside, camped under the starlit sky, swam across natural hot springs, lived in a cave, met people from around the world and got glimpses of the myriad cultures. And as luck would have it, the love of my life – my better half, also shares my passion! Together we enjoy exploring the wonders of this world and enriching our lives with adventures. Our love for travel inspired us to start lykke.travel to help more and more people fulfil their dreams of traveling around the world with ease and comfort. Our vision is to create wholesome travel experiences to make you feel not a tourist, but a traveler!
Traveler by heart and engineer by accident, is what describes me in short. I believe travel is not about how much you roam around, but how much you understand the place you visited. I have been a travel-buff since my childhood days. Incessant wanderlust compelled me to keep exploring beautiful countryside of central and south India, and snow-capped peaks of Himalayas even before I graduated from IIT-Bombay and joined corporate job. But, regular job could never stop me from visiting enchanting archipelago of southeast Asia, skyscrapers of Chicago and the Great Pyramids, camping in the Savannahs, and traversing the Sahara Desert with Egyptian army men . Someone said “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”. So, here we are with Travel, LYKKE helping you realize other parts of this interesting book.
A full-time software engineer and a hobby photographer and traveler. I currently work in a startup based out of Mumbai and use almost all leaves and WFH days to travel. My dad was in the Army, so even though I was born in Mumbai I was brought up all over North India.
My first job was with Infosys in Chennai and that kick-started the 2nd phase of my life – The exploration of South India. So I spent a good 7-8 years of my travelling all over India, but specially South India. I have been lucky enough to travel to around 25-26 states and UT’s in India. Oh, not to gloat but I have also been to 28 countries in last 3 years (excluding the Corona infested 2020). I met Sashank during my 50 days COVID trip and I knew that I want to be in business with him.
My idea for this firm is to promote and make backpacking easily accessible even in countries which are traditionally not known for backpacking. Over the years I have learned 1 thing, that travel teaches you a lot and most of that learning comes from the people you meet on the road. So I hope to see you on one of our trips soon.