The world's longest bus tour will be launched in Europe: when it starts and the cost of travel
The world's longest bus tour, which will last almost two months, will start in August. Find out more about the cost of the tour and what is included in the program
As early as August 2023, travelers will be able to go on a stunning bus journey of 12,000 kilometers. The 56-day journey will begin in Istanbul, the final destination will be London. As part of the tour program, travelers will visit 22 European countries. The excursion was organized by the Indian travel company Adventures Overland.
More details about the route and cost of the tour below.
The program of the world's longest bus tour
The journey will begin on August 7, 2023 in Istanbul, Turkey. The bus route will then pass through the Balkans, Eastern Europe, the Baltic States, Scandinavia and Western Europe.
Tourists will visit the capitals of Eastern and Central Europe: Sofia in Bulgaria, Belgrade in Serbia, Zagreb in Croatia, Ljubljana in Slovenia, Budapest in Hungary, Bratislava in Slovakia, Prague in the Czech Republic and Warsaw in Poland, and will also stop at the Auschwitz Museum.
Then the journey will continue north to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. On the next stage, travelers will cross the Gulf of Finland and reach Santa Claus Village and the northernmost point in Europe that can be reached by car - Nordkapp.
Heading south through Norway, travelers will take a stunning drive along the Atlantic Ocean, stopping in Tromsø, Bergen and Oslo. One of the highlights of the trip will be the opportunity to see the northern lights during the tour.
The next stops are in Stockholm, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark. In the last week, tourists will visit Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and France.
The final point of the route will be London, Great Britain. Travelers will arrive here on October 1, 2023.
The cost of the trip
The cost of the longest bus tour is 22,420 euros per person. This amount includes transport, visas and hotel accommodation (in a double room), three meals a day for 30 days. Also, tourists will be guided by an English-speaking guide at each destination.
The price does not include flights to the initial and final destinations and medical insurance.
Only 30 tourists are invited to the trip.
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A comfortable bus is an important component of a successful tour
In fact, for many tourists, the wording "bus tour" sounds quite scary and uncomfortable, but the company Adventures Overland promises that their transport is capable of giving the traveler only positive impressions.
For a successful journey, the bus provides comfortable adjustable seats with sufficient legroom, a wide aisle between the seats, individual entertainment systems with AUX and USB ports, phone chargers, folding trays and a toilet. One of the advantages is that each tourist will be able to take 2 suitcases with him on the trip.
Tourists will travel from 95 to 675 km per day, an average of 440 km per day, every second day is a day off.
The organizers plan that this trip will enter the Guinness Book of Records and overtake the current leader - the 6,200-kilometer bus route that connects Lima in Peru and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
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