Varun Vagish is a full-time Indian Travel YouTuber now (yes, he quit his job to follow his dreams). He loves solo travelling & meeting new people around the world. After travelling all over in India for years, he stepped out of India and realized how amazing & beautiful the world is! He started making travel web-series in Hindi with full of travel tips and tricks & with English sub-titles, especially for budget travels. His dream is to inspire people to explore this amazing & beautiful world and learn the best things to make our world a better place to live in. He was awarded the prestigious ‘National Tourism Award’ by the Government of India for his contributions in the field of promotion of Tourism.
Varun Vagish (MountainTrekker) an Indian Travel YouTuber
Dr.Varun Vagish is an ex-journalist, Radio newsreader & Academician and holds a PhD in Mass Communication. He has been exploring the world for the last 15 years.
Presently he is a full-person who jumps through time, vlogger/blogger and to top everything was likewise gave with the National Award by the Government of India for advancement of Tourism.
He has ‘MountainTrekker’, the well known Travel channel on YouTube with more than 1.3 million subscriber internationally. He has completed a few coordinated efforts with International Tourism sheets, Airlines and brands. His recordings affected individuals to emerge from their usual range of familiarity and investigate the world all alone.
Varun utilizes the force of narrating as a craftsmanship to bring individuals from assorted foundations together. The subjects spin around the financial texture of a spot, eco-accommodating the travel industry, investigating social and phonetic majorities with experiential learning. The objective is to mindful and enable individuals about the part of the movement and the travel industry to minister spending plan agreeable itinerary and advance living a tasteful, cognizant and rural life.
Travel Vlogger / Blogger
A National awardee Indian Travel YouTuber vlogger/blogger/writer having experience of more than 15 years in the promotion of travel & tourism. Worked as a Journalist, Academician, Radio News Reader and a PR professional. Founder of travel YouTube channel: ‘Mountain Trekker‘
Indian Institute of Mass Communication
PG DiplomaMass Communication/Media Studies
Doctor of Philosophy – PhDMass Communication
Bachelor’s Degree – Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Indian travel youtuber Varun Vagish has become the first Indian travel utility to cross the 1 million (million) subscribers mark. One million people subscribed to their popular channel ‘Mountain Trekker’ on YouTube in February.
On March 13, YouTube has officially confirmed this by sending them the ‘Golden Play Button’. Till now, the YouTube channel which touched a million subscribers in India was related to news, comedy, fashion and lifestyle, but ‘Mountain Trekker’ is the first channel in Hindi dedicated solely to tourism. Let me tell you, this channel started in 2017. Has crossed 10 lakh mark in almost three years.
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What is the specialty of the channel?
According to the feedback received from the channel’s particular channel, what is the channel, its video series can be seen sitting with the family. How can the journey of India and abroad be done in a low budget, it is specially told on this channel. Varun Vagish, the host of the channel, says that the biggest reason for starting this channel was to tell the people of his country in their language that there is no need to spend too much money to roam.
Traveled to Malaysia for 3000 rupees
The most popular travel series of Malaysia’s travel channel for Rs 3000 were Thailand and Malaysia Series. Varun traveled to Thailand for just 6000 rupees and Malaysia for just 3000 rupees. In an early video of the channel, Varun has told how he visited three countries in Europe for 15 days in a budget of less than Rs 10,000.
Traveling to so many countries
Varun has so far traveled to many countries including Russia, America, Canada, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Egypt, Mauritius, Turkey, Georgia, Italy, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea, Serbia The series has been made. Prior to his foreign travels, Varun has traveled to almost all the states of his country. He has received the National Award from the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India for promoting tourism in the country. Due to his influential content, he has also been invited on forums like TEDx. Also when he was in Serbia, that time he had featured in Serbian News Channel.
Varun Vagish started his career in journalism after studying at IIMC, New Delhi. He did his MPhil and PhD in Mass Communication. After which taught in a journalism institute. His new career in government started after being recommended by UPSC. Worked in many government institutions, including the Deputy Governor of Delhi and the information officers of the ministers of Delhi and Central Government. After working for 15 years, Varun has become a full-time travel YouTuber.
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