For many years, Rotary District 3181 has organised an International Motorcycle Ride/Drive event – Ride for Rotary, in India. The aim of the event is to promote International fellowship and exchange of Rotary views. The last six events have been an overwhelming success. More than 100 participants from 15 different countries have attended the event and have had wonderful experiences to take home. [] 


The funds raised through this event go to The Rotary Foundation. Close to $100,000 has been raised over the past six events. The next event will be held from 13th to 28th January, 2023. The 15 days event starts off in Mahabalipuram (India) and can either be a Two-wheeler motorcycle ride, or a four-wheeler vehicle drive. 

The ride will cover multiple Rotary Districts and many Rotary Clubs. The route map will be: Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry – Thanjavur – Madurai – Coimbatore – Ooty – Mysore – Madikeri – Mangalore. 

Highlights of the event include: 

  • Motorcycle participants will be provided with a motorcycle, fuel, riding jackets, gloves and knee guards. 

  • Participants are required to carry their own helmets, as it ensures better fit and comfort. 

  • Four-wheeler participants will be provided with a Mahindra Scorpio or an equivalent car, along with fuel, on sharing basis. 

  • Stay accommodations will be in 3 Star+ Hotels / Resorts. 

  • Food will be served in clean, sanitized places. The menu will feature a combination of both continental & local delicacies. 

  • The route is well planned and will cover varied landscapes like world famous Beaches, Hill stations, World Heritage Sites, Temples, Churches, Tea Plantations, Reserve Forests, Palaces, etc. 

  • Folk music, dance and other cultural activities will be arranged to showcase Indian culture & heritage during the evening meets. 

  • Various Rotary Clubs & service projects will be involved & showcased to exchange Rotary views & vision. 

  • A Qualified Medical Assistant will be a part of the crew with 24×7 medical assistance available throughout the event. 

  • Experienced Mechanics will be a part of the crew. 

Participation Fee: 

  • Individual: USD3,000 + 18% Tax 

  • Couple: USD5,000 + 18% Tax 

Participation Fee includes: 

  • Motorcycle: Food, Stay, Riding gears, Motorcycle with fuel 

  • 4-Wheeler: Food, Stay, Vehicle with fuel 

To register for this event and make the event a greater success, please visit our website:  for more details.