Within a week of Adventures Overland announcing on its Instagram page that it was launching a bus service from the Indian capital New Delhi to London—a distance of 4,168 miles—the company was inundated with thousands of inquiries about it, despite the $20,185 fare. “Our website has been visited over 150 million times and 25,000 people have already downloaded the brochure and registered their details since we announced the service,” said Tushar Agarwal, co-founder of the company that offers self-drive expeditions and specializes in road trips. It’s based in Gurugram, one of New Delhi’s satellite cities. Agarwal and his partner Sanjay Madan announced the bus service to London on August 15, India’s 74th Independence Day. The duo hold a Guinness World Record for driving the longest distance in a single country (Australia) in 2013, and are familiar with the Delhi to London overland journey. They conducted three previous road trips with self-driven car convoys on the same route, once in each of the last three years. “In 2017, we undertook our first road trip to London , with a convoy of 13 cars and 27 people,” says Agarwal who did his first solo London-to-Delhi trip in 2010. “It was a big… Read full this story
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