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Overland Tours

If you're looking for adventure, then look no further than overlanding. Overland tours by truck are perfect for both seasoned backpackers and first-timers - you join a group of travellers, all of whom want to explore the unknown, drive off into the wilderness with a lorry or truck as transport, and have the time of your life.

Safe, sociable and cost-effective, overland tours allow you to see places with people who’ll become your second family. Almost everything's provided, such as tents, bedding, a kitchen and storage, so you can pack very little and keep your budget to an absolute minimum.

Overland tours are the best way to reach locations that would otherwise be very difficult to get to, and two popular places for an overland tour are Africa and the Middle East; they take you where backpackers and tourists rarely go...

Overland Tours in South America

Overland Tours in South America

Overland Tours in Africa

Overland Tours in Africa

Overland Tours in Asia

Overland Tours in Asia

Overland Tours in Australasia

Overland Tours in Australasia

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Overland Tours

Overland Tours are a very different way to see a country; they're safe, sociable and cost-effective. The other passengers will become like a second family to you and you'll make some real friends for life. Also, overland tours travel to countries that are notoriously difficult to travel around.

If you don't know much about Overland Tours then you had better read Mary Malyon's Guide to Overlanding. It explains everything...

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