How it Started

The ticket that started the GoUNESCO Challenge

How many have you been to?

A journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step. However, GoUNESCO started with a tweet and a photograph. Back in 2012, Ajay�(founder and first-challenger) came across this tweet and could not identify half of the Heritgae Sites on the picture. So, he started the Challenge for himself � to visit all the WHS in India in a calendar year and make that his story for 2012 � something to remember that year by.

Along the way, folks from all walks of life and from different parts of India joined � for their own reasons. Some joined to learn & appreciate the heritage of their country, some joined because it was a ready-made travel plan and some joined for the pure pleasures of travel.

In 2013, the GoUNESCO Challenge went global � there was no reason why it should be restricted just to India. It continues being global and all you have to do to get started is signup at –

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