Come summer time of 2021, meet large pandas and cross the Gobi desert, as Adventures Overland takes its purchasers from Delhi to the British capital
Have you ever seen an unicorn in your backyard? No. Will you see a bus drive down from Delhi to London? Sure.
That’s proper. Adventures Overland’s subsequent magnum opus of a plan contains taking its purchasers to the British capital in an enormous crimson customised bus. The one-way journey will take 70 days and can cowl 18 nations and 20,000 kilometres.
Setting off from the Indian capital it’s going to traverse the traditional Silk Route, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Chengdu in China the place one can meet large pandas, the Gobi desert, Nice Wall of China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium, and take a ferry from the port of Calais in France onto the port of Dover, UK.
The journey is scheduled for Might 2021 and Tushar Agarwal and Sanjay Madan, the founders of Adventures Overland, plan to make it an annual journey very like their Highway to London self-drive street journeys that began in 2017. “Lots of people approached us, expressing curiosity in a street journey to London, however they didn’t wish to drive. That’s how the concept of a hop on hop off bus tour happened,” says Tushar.
With fixed street journeys, particularly to far-flung South America and Africa, taking on most of their time, Tushar and Sanjay hardly discovered the time to place the plan into movement. “However now with the lockdown we had been comparatively free and deliberate out the whole bus trip,” he says. The journey is damaged into 4 legs: South-East Asia, China, Central Asia and Europe. The intrepid travellers have the choice of doing the complete tour from begin to finish level, or they will even be part of the staff from designated cities in considered one of these nations. “Most individuals who come on these journeys are seasoned travellers, who now need greater adventures in life,” says Tushar.
Whereas locations like Paris and Hong Kong possibly the primary that folks consider once they wish to go on a vacation overseas, Tushar says, the concept right here is to take them to places that they usually don’t consider. “That’s the reason we have now bypassed Western Europe. The great thing about this journey is, you’ll get to see unexplored elements of the world,” he says. As soon as the travellers attain London, they will both keep on longer or fly again. The bus will stay within the metropolis for a month after which come again to India with a brand new set of individuals from London.
Whereas the bus will present all creature comforts, the one factor lacking is a restroom, attributable to hygiene causes. “However this can be a route we have now travelled on a number of instances and it has good infrastructure. We’ll cease for brief breaks each two hours,” says Tushar, including, “Simply carry alongside your constructive angle.”
The journey is priced at ₹15 lakh per head. Go online to www.bustolondon.in