Father-son set World Record

An Abu Dhabi-based father and his five-year-old son on India tour have set a Guinness world record for visiting the maximum number of UNESCO world heritage sites in less than 12 hours using public transport.Mohammed Thahir, an IT professional in Abu Dhabi, wanted to partake in the world record feat with his son, Mohammed Aayan, to teach him about perseverance and culture of their home country India. The two visited seven heritage sites covering nearly 300 km in exactly 11 hours, 33 minutes and 18 seconds.

The sites covered were Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh, Keoladeo National Park in Rajasthan, and Humayun Tomb, Red Fort and Qutub Minar in the national capital Delhi. They completed the journey using electric rickshaws, autos, cabs, public buses, trains,Metro and also with brisk walk and running.