Travelling is something that people look forward to. The entire process of searching for a destination, selecting a mode of transport, choosing a hotel and preparing itineraries, etc., enthuses many people. Until recently, the pandemic has put limitations on global movements right now.
Those, who have a lust for travel, may soon be able to experience the goosebumps again. In fact, some time next year, by God’s grace there are chances for you to plan a road trip to London, too! Can’t believe that right?
While most people prefer air and sea travel, crossing international borders, they may soon get a chance to one hell of a trip, by taking a bus to London.
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As India revels in the celebration of its 74th year of Independence, we at Adventures Overland are thrilled to announce the longest and the most epic bus journey in the world, ‘??? ?? ??????’. The first-ever hop-on/hop-off bus service between Delhi, India and London, United Kingdom as part of which you will be travelling through 18 countries, covering 20,000 km in 70 days. For details, visit our website www.bustolondon.in. The journey begins in May 2021. #happyindependenceday #india #independenceday #bustolondon #indiatolondon #delhitolondon #busjourney #adventuresoverland #modi #incredibleindia #indiatourism #lonelyplanet #condenast #tourism #government #instagoverment #NGTIndia #natgeotravellerindia #travelwithao #roadtrip
Being the longest bus journey in the world, the initiative termed ‘Bus to London‘ by Adventures Overland, will cover 18 countries, a distance of 20,000 km in 70 days from India to London via road. The plan has been designed to incorporate ‘hop-on, hop off’ travel, meaning you can leave at a country of your choice, if you do not have plans to travel all the way to London, UK, and then take a flight back to wherever you wish, says founder Tushar Agarwal.
The passengers will get to travel from India to UK in a bus, covering countries like Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, and Belgium.
“Out of 70 days, there are 25 days when we are not driving at all. The idea is not to just go on driving. All the places of interest that we are crossing, we will stop there for at least two nights. We also plan to organise sight-seeing tours for the participants in those places. There will be enough time for people to explore these places. There will be a ceremonial flag-off of the bus in Delhi, but the journey will commence from Imphal,” Agarwal tells indianexpress.com.
The travel begins some time in May 2021 — the exact date is yet to be decided. The cost of the entire trip will be Rs 15,00,000 per person, and it will include hotel stays, meals, local guidance and activities, visa fees, permits, border crossing assistance, among other such things. Flight tickets to and fro are excluded.