Kathmandu. Ever thought of traveling around the world by bus? Rarely has such a thing come to anyone’s mind. If you have ever thought that way, your imagination may soon become a reality. There are plans to start Delhi-London bus service on the Indo-Myanmar border as soon as traffic returns to normal.
The service is expected to start from September this year. In this journey from Delhi to London, you will have the opportunity to visit a total of 18 countries. The entire journey will cover about 20,000 kilometers, which will take about 70 days by bus.
If you also find it very exciting, you may soon have the opportunity to make this trip. But, remember, you will have to spend 1.5 million Indian rupees (2.4 million Nepali rupees) for this, including bus ticket, visa and accommodation in different countries.Which countries will it just go through?
The 18 countries you travel by bus are India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France and UK.
With the advent of the Delhi to London bus service, people have been talking about the Calcutta to London bus service, which ran until 1973. The longest route in the world: 72 years ago, there was a luxury bus service from Kolkata to London and from London to Australia.
It was the longest bus route in the world. The bus journey from London to Calcutta took 45 days. At the time, the one-way fare was ५ 145. At that time this rent was very expensive. This bus to Kolkata used to reach India via London,
Belgium, West Germany, Austria, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, West Pakistan.Longest bus journey: The route cover of the longest bus journey in the world was 20,000 kilometers. The route of this bus was from Lahore via Calcutta to Amritsar, Delhi,
Agra, Allahabad, Benaras. In 1972, the fare from Kolkata to London was १४ 145. The fare was later increased, but it was Kolkata-London bus fare, food, breakfast and accommodation at hotels on the way. Passengers could look out of the window during the journey. It had a saloon on the London bus, a bookcase and a special balcony to look out. It was written on the bus ticket that if the India-Pakistan border is closed, the passenger will be taken to Pakistan by plane.