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A couple of months ago, a picture of a bus, and its ticket, took Instagram by storm. The picture was of Albert, the double-decker that covered trips connecting London and India in the 1960s. People were left awestruck at the concept of travelling such a gigantic distance on a bus.
Many wished they could have had a chance to travel on Albert. Well, now they do.
Adventures Overland, an expeditions company took to Instagram to announce the “most epic bus journey in the world” set to go on the road in 2021. The 'Bus to London' will be the first ever hop-on/hop-off bus service between India and the United Kingdom. According to the company, the 18-country road-trip will cover the 20,000 km in 70 days.
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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, ‘ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ¼ ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ¼ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ»ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ±ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ¼ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ»’. 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
The trip that will start from Delhi will take travellers through countries like Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, and France before reaching London.
The 20-seater bus is being built right now and will be equipped with business class seats. The company has said that it will take care of visa arrangements for its passengers.
You don't have to go the whole way as the trip will be divided into four categories and passengers can choose different destinations. The cost will be be calculated based on their choice. The whole trip from Delhi to London will cost Rs 15 lakh per person.
"We planned this trip after a lot of people passionate about travelling expressed their wish for a road trip to London" Adventures Overland co-founder Tushar Agarwal told IANS. "This was announced on August 15 and we hope that the first bus to London will be flagged off in May 2021. We have not started the registrations due to the coronavirus spread. The registrations will start after taking stock of the coronavirus situation in all the countries." He also said that the company will take care of all facilities, including arrangements for stay in 4-star or 5-star hotels.
Sounds interesting and can’t wait? Check out the company’s official website for more information.
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