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An Indian tour company is launching the ‘world’s longest bus trip’ that travels to 22 countries over 56 days. A ticket costs $24,350.

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  • India-based Adventures Overland’s 56-day bus trip from Istanbul to London will depart in early August.
  • Along the way, travelers will pass through 22 countries and nearly 7,460 miles.
  • Half of the seats — each costing $24,350 — are already booked, the company’s founder told Insider.
If you weren’t able to scratch your road trip itch in 2020, now’s your chance.The bus to London on the road

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In August, India-based Adventures Overland’s luxury bus will embark on a 56-day road trip across 22 countries and nearly 7,460 miles.Inside the bus to London. The seats are beige and white.

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According to the travel company, this eight-week journey will be the world’s longest bus trip. And it won’t come cheap: A seat costs a little over $24,350.sofia, bulgariaSofia, Bulgaria

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The 56-day journey will start in early August in Istanbul.Istanbul, Turkey.Istanbul, Turkey.

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From there, the bus and its passengers will pass through five time zones and cities like Sofia, Bulgaria; Ljubljana, Slovenia; Krakow, Poland; and Copenhagen, Denmark before arriving in London.Copenhagen housingIn 2021, Danish parliament passed a law, sometimes known as the “Blackstone Law,” which prevented new landlords from raising the rents for five years, according to a new report from The Guardian.

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Throughout this journey, travelers will get to experience the northern lights in Norway, the Santa Claus Village amusement park in Finland, and a ride on a ferry across the Gulf of Finland.Norway northern lights

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To facilitate this long-haul trip, Adventures Overland will deploy a luxury 30-seater bus. Four to five of these seats will be reserved for crew.Inside the bus to London. The seats are beige and white.

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The seats — organized in a two-by-one configuration — will have typical long-haul bus amenities like USB outlets and folding trays.Inside the bus to London. The seats are beige and white.

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Yes, there’s also a bathroom. But don’t expect anything too glamorous — it is a bus after all.A bathroom inside the Bus to London

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And there’s no need to pack light. Each person can bring two suitcases.Inside the bus to London. The seats are beige and white.

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Besides a seat on the bus, hotels, meals, and snacks will be included in the cost of the trip.bratislava slovakia

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If you have a hard time sitting still on a long Greyhound trip, 56 days on the road may seem unbearably long.A person wearing a hat carrying a bag while a Greyhound bus is in the back.A Greyhound bus in Texas in 2021.

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But there’s already plenty of interest for this eight-week journey: Half of the seats are sold out, Tushar Agarwal, Adventure Overland’s cofounder, told Insider in an email.Two people standing on a road.

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He believes the rest will be sold in the coming weeks.Inside the bus to London. The seats are beige and white.

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For those who enjoy long road trips, bus rides give travelers a road trip feel without the stress of planning and driving.Zagreb

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And unlike a world cruise or train trip, these road-based itineraries aren’t limited to port towns or a preset train route.Azamara's 2025 world cruise

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The company is no stranger to long road trips. Adventures Overland specializes in long-haul drives from an eight-night “self-drive” through Kyrgyzstan to a 20-day bus ride from India to Singapore.Singapore.Singapore.

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