What are Overland Tours?
Overland tours are small group adventures and are a popular way to travel to remote places in the world.
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What kind of people go on overland tours?
Overland tours attract all kinds of travellers from couples to the seasoned backpacker - a sense of adventure is important.
Ages of travellers usually range from gap year / university leavers to adventurous retired empty-nesters, but the typical overland tour traveller is in their 20s or 30s.
Will I get on with people on my tour?
Yes - very likely, as groups are formed of like-minded people.
I am still in regular contact with people from my trips many years on!
How long do overland tours last?
It used to be that overlanding trips where epic expeditions, lasting months, through Africa, South America or Asia, but overland tour companies have realised that travellers often get only a couple of weeks or so holiday off work so have created exciting, shorter travel itineraries.
Where are the best places to go Overlanding?
Overlanding is especially good in Africa for going on safari.
Overland adventure tours are becoming an increasingly popular way to travel in certain areas of the world - namely South and Central America, Africa and most parts of Asia, but also across Europe, the Middle East, Australia and North America.
Some of these small group expeditions can take you to far flung places that you would really struggle to get to independently.
Remember - don't forget your travel insurance if you're planning on going on an overland tour!