Tips to Survive the Rickshaw Run

Tips on Surviving the Rickshaw RunYou’ve done it, you have taken the plunge and signed up for the Rickshaw Run. Congratulations! It will be the best adventure of your life, I promise.  But it won’t always be easy!

The Rickshaw Run is adventure travel on steroids. It is intense, unconventional and most of all, occurs in a country known to be chaotic, infuriating and intoxicating. You will not leave this journey without learning something about the inner workings of India and how you manage under extreme stress. (If  you have no idea what I’m talking about, read our intro post here.)

Having already lived in Mumbai for 5 years, we were at an advantage while doing the Rickshaw Run. We had a much better sense of how the country worked as well as a bit of the language under our belt. We saw some fellow teams suffer unnecessarily along the route without an insider’s knowledge of India.  So, without further ado, here are some tips to help make your journey a little easier!

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