The Great Escape remains a marquee event in the schedule. The off-road endurance challenge of 4×4 vehicles across diverse terrains would be held in 10 locations and winners from each location compete for the coveted Mahindra Off-Roading Trophy.
New Multi-Day Escapes, such as Kashmir to Kanyakumari (an epic 15 day drive from Srinagar to Kanyakumari via Dharamshala, Kumbhalgarh, Little Rann, Goa and Munnar) and Authentic Bhutan, (an 8 day drive through the Himalayan kingdom) have been added to the calendar.
Other drives like Authentic North East (a 10 day drive through Guwahati- Dirang- Tawang- Kaziranga- Shillong), Spiti Escape (7 day drive through Chandigarh- Narkanda- Sangla- Nako- Kaza- Manali), Monastery Escape (a 10 day drive through Delhi- Manali- Jispa- Sarchu- Leh –Srinagar), Royal Escape (a drive through Rajasthan for 6 days through Bikaner- Jaisalmer- Jodhpur- Pushkar- Delhi) & Wild Escape (4 day drive to various wildlife sanctuaries like Pench- Kanha- Tadoba) will continue to run.
Mahindra Challenges like the Club Challenge (a 2-day championship for Off-Road Clubs across the country) & Monsoon Challenge (a 3-day Time Speed Distance rally) are also planned.