A Bus Ride That Can Take You From Rishikesh To London Really Exists
Yes, you have read that right and no, we have not made any typos. This bus ride is actually from Rishikesh, India to London! And it is a boon if you love road trips. If you are pursuing yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh, like the one provided at Rishikesh yoga international, this bus ride might seem like a blessing!
The journey is set to start from northeast India and then enter Myanmar. After this, it is set to pass Thailand, Laos, and even China. Then it would enter Russia and then all the way to Europe. The journey will end in London.
This bus tour has been launched by a wrestler by the name Labhanshu Sharma. They announced that in June 2021, the would-be taking 20 people on a bus ride from Rishikesh to London. Also known by the name Pahalwan Jee, he is a well-known wrestler who hails from Rishikesh. Apart from winning two gold medals in Asian International Games and Indo-Nepal International Wrestling Tournament, he is also a world peace activist.
The tour route of the bus is as follows:
Week 1: Rishikesh to Imphal
Week 2: Onward to Myanmar
Week 3: From Myanmar-Thailand to Laos
Week 4: Onward to Chengdu in China
Week 5: To Dunhuang, China
Week 6: To Kashgar, China
Week 7: Travel to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan and Tashkent in Uzbekistan
Week 8: Visit the amazing Beyneu in Kazakhstan and Russia’s Moscow and St Petersburg
Week 9: Travel To Latvia, Prague in the Czech Republic, and Austria
Week 10: Travel To Beautiful Zurich in Switzerland, Paris in France, and London in the UK
Week 11: To Scotland and Wales before the drive back to London
The cost of the ticket is INR 13.99 lakh per person and passengers are required to have a passport that has ten blank pages and is valid for the following 10 months.
The price may seem extreme but there are several pitstops on the way and you get to soak in different cultures of different countries. what also is included in the ticket fare is:
1) Seat on a luxury bus
2) Return flights from London to India
3) Visa fees
4) Two meals per day day
5) Hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis
7) Local tours
According to Labhanshu, the journey will cover a distance of around 21000 km. however, only select 20 lucky people would get the opportunity to travel through 20 countries. the journey is said to commence in June 2021. However, the dates are subject to change considering the current situation of the world.
The tour aptly nicknamed the Incredible Bus Ride will be a 75-day long stopover journey. The only aim of this journey is to spread the incredible beauty of Indian culture all over the world. As he is a peace activist, he has organized several such trips all through 32 countries and on international roads. In a recent successful endeavor, he, along with his brother Vishal completed a road trip to London from India.
This trip seems like a great opportunity. And if you need a reason to be in Rishikesh for the beginning of the bus tour, here is one. Rishikesh Yoga International has a yoga teacher training course and there are several options in the course structure. And if you want to know why you should pursue a yoga teacher training course you can click here.
If you are not looking to go through a yoga teacher training course you can also consider a three-day yoga retreat. You can view the details for the same at rishikeshyogainternational.com