Unearthing hidden Travel Gems with the Discovery Sport : The bliss of travelling and exploring new destinations allows one to experience thrilling adventures, while rediscovering themselves.
With a DNA built out of pure adventure, the Discovery Sport will fuel your curiosity and urge you to embark on a thrilling journey, with the promise of true adventure across all destinations. Extending our compassionate ode towards adventure and travel, this National Tourism Day, we have curated four unexplored locations in India that deserve to be on the radar for your next road trip.
What makes these destinations truly unique is the journey to the destination itself. From steep roads filled with rock and gravel to extreme weather conditions, an expedition to these destinations may seem tough but the reward of thrill and adrenaline rush through astounding views of breathtaking landscapes will make it all worthwhile.
It is vital to revel the journey just as much as the destination itself. Combining design excellence and exceptional versatility, the Discovery Sport propels you to push boundaries, break new grounds and lose yourself in the expedition, hence making it the perfect travel partner for a thoroughly adventurous and high-octane expedition.
An unpolished gem waiting to be explored, Churu
Enroute Bikaner, 280km from Delhi,the tiny town of Churu is not your regular tourist hub. A date with the town’s history tells us that Churu was once a hub for prosperous Marwari merchants. The architectural splendors and exquisite murals will surely plummet you down a brilliant memory lane of the town’s rich heritage.
Churu is full of age-old havelis, built by the Kothari and Surana merchants. Built in Shekhawati and Italian architecture style, MaljiKaKamra is a must-visit location while the Double Haveli of Surana brothers is a true architectural masterpiece. A getaway to the Great Indian Desert, Churu is the perfect destination for all explorers and wanderers.
Adding to the bouquet of experiences, navigating through the sand dunes here proves to be an adventurous task. With Discovery Sport, a generous wheel articulation offering coupled with innovative off road technologies, stemming from the Terrain Response feature, enhances the overall drive experience.
As part of this feature, the vehicle adapts to the terrain, thus maximising drivability, comfort and traction. So switch to Sand mode, cruise through the desert and gear up to travel back in the times of artsy relics and architecture!
Relive the glory days of your childhood riding through the Agumbe Rainforest, The Western Ghats
Gear up to relive your childhood memories and reminisce the old times as you drive down to the Agumbe forest with your family and friends. The lush reserve of forests like Kundapur, Sringeri, Hosanagara and Thirthahalli, together known as Agumbe Rainforest Complex, are sure to furnish you with bountiful peace and calm.
While you’re at it, make sure you visit Swami’s home as it is bound to bring back the wondrous memories of Malgudi Days. Besides basking in this nostalgic serenity, you can visit India’s only Rainforest research station and explore this less fabled destination. From exploring the bio-diversity in the area, to relaxing in the lush woods and spending much required quality time with family, memories from this trip are bound to last a lifetime.
Synchronous to this destination’s wondrous offerings, the Discovery Sport offers exemplary levels of comfort and outstanding versatility. The second row is extremely spacious and flexible as the seats are able to slide back and forth for greater loadspace. Additionally, by folding down the third row, a flat loadspace is available for whenever you need it. The configuration and design of the vehicle will provide maximum space and comfort during this memorable journey.
Snowcapped serenity – Hemis, Jammu and Kashmir
A lesser-known village surrounded by snowcapped ranges, a drive to the Hemis is sure to leave all adventure lovers spellbound and wanting for more. Famous for snow leopards and bharals, you can visit the Hemis National Park, which spreads across 600 sq km.
This incredible stretch gives you the opportunity to revere the Discovery Sport’s supreme performance, now powered by the 2.0 l Ingenium Diesel, which delivers an output of 132 kW. Displaying incredible capability, the vehicle is equipped with best-in-class features that combat the severe terrain and weather conditions with relative ease, thus making it a smooth drive up to the village.
The vehicle is armed with features such as All Terrain Progress Control (ATPC), Hill Descent Control (HDC) and Gradient Release Control (GRC). So buckle up and spend some “me time” at the HemisGompa, the largest monastery inLadakh, away from the hustle of the city. We promise you this journey will enable you to rediscover yourself.
The infinity that lies within Talasari beach, Odisha
Situated in the Baleswar district of Odisha, while the Talasari beach does not feature as one of the prominent beaches in India, the splendour of the pristine waters and calm shores are unmatched. The estuary of the Subarnarekha River further adds to the picturesque beauty of the location.
Limited access and partial tourist facilities make it the perfect location to unwind and relax. The drive from Kolkata to Talasari is sure to be an entertaining and fun-filled one as the Discovery Sport provides you with the latest InControl™ Touch Pro Navigation system. The InControl Apps feature a range of Land Rover approved apps that can be connected to the car from your smartphone, to enhance aspects of your in-car experience.
The MeridianSound System in Discovery Sport delivers exceptional sound quality, thusbolstering the wondrous experience of this beautiful journey. Stay connected with the world, thanks to the in-car Wi-Fi Hotspot that provides a stable Internet connection and lets you connect upto eight devices to ensure you don’t miss out on those important calls and messages!