Welcome to Jammin Global Adventures

Motorcycle Adventurer Jay Kannaiyan, the founder of Jammin Global Adventures, is offering premium, small group motorcycle adventures in the most exciting parts of the world that he’s ridden through and more. Explore the site and get in touch to book your trip!

Jay is also a Clean Tech Entrepreneur and launched Smart Air Filters in India making clean air solutions affordable through frugal innovation to help people combat air pollution.

Jay Kannaiyan Profile

Motorcycle Adventures in

Kenya Motorcycle Tour

Rift Valley to Maasai Mara
September 2017
Kawasaki KLR650

Ladakh Motorcycle Tour

Delhi to Leh around Ladakh
July 2017
Royal Enfield Classic 500

Peru Motorcycle Tour

Lima into the high Andes
May 2017
Suzuki DR650

Mongolia Motorcycle Tour

Ulan Bator to Tsetserleg
July - September
Royal Enfield Machismo 500

Sri Lanka Motorcycle Tour

Negombo to Trincomalee
Royal Enfield Classic 350

Transcontinental Motorcycle Tour

India to Laos via Myanmar
December - January
Call for tour price
Royal Enfield Classic 500

Does the thought of riding a motorcycle across high mountains and dense forests in far-off lands excite you? But are you a bit unsure about how to go about fullfilling this dream? A Jammin Global Adventure, led by Jay Kannaiyan, will provide you with a bite-sized adventure on a motorcycle across stunning landscapes in a safe and professional manner.

Jay has the experience of traveling across five continents and has a wide network of local contacts in all the countries that he leads tours in. His calm, collected and organized attitude ensures that there are no ordeals, only adventures.

Ride with Jay and let the adventure add richness to your life!

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Interview with Jay at MTM 2013
Jay Kannaiyan is a clean tech entrepreneur and motorcycle adventurer who in 2010 set off from Chicago on a three-year overland journey across Latin America, Europe, and Africa before ending up in India. He covered over a 103,200 km (64,140 miles) across 33 countries on 5 continents, cooking 56 chicken curries along the way. Jay's solo journey took him across vibrant cultures and mind-expanding wildernesses. He rode across the Amazon rainforest, the vast emptiness of Patagonia, the deserts of the Sahara and the majestic Himalayas of Ladakh.

After the trip, Jay launched Jammin Global Adventures curating motorcycle escapades in Kenya, India, Mongolia, and Myanmar. Get in touch to book a trip or get advice for your own adventure. He also runs Smart Air Filters in India, making clean air solutions affordable through frugal innovation to help people combat air pollution. Jay uses his varied experiences to inspire others to travel, explore, and discover how each one of us can contribute to a better world.

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Jammin thru the Global South Route Map

Jammin thru the Global South Route Map
Jammin thru the Global South is the name of Jay's journey that saw him ride sanDRina, his Suzuki DR650 motorcycle from Chicago to New Delhi overland through the Americas, Europe, Africa and into India from March 2010 till June 2013 with breaks along the way, including an extended one in Kenya.

Jay has posted a rich, detailed account of his journey and now that content can be found under the "Journey Posts" menu heading where posts from the journey are grouped by country.

Start at the beginning of the journey or jump ahead to these highlights:

Sailing on the Stahlratte | Bolivia | Patagonia
Brazil | Atlantic Crossing on a Cargo Ship | Europe
Egypt | Kenya | Mozambique

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