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Long drive days are an inevitable part of an overland trip, and are just as much a part of the adventure as the incredible activities and sights that await at the end of the drive. For many years now we have been advised about the dangers of immobility on long haul flights and the need to get up and move around, but what about on long drive days? The World Health Organisation warns that “prolonged immobility, whether by car, bus, train or air, can lead to pooling of the blood in the legs, which in turn may cause swelling, stiffness…

As 2016 draws to a close we take a look back at our new trips launched this year and explore the highlights of each route. Trans Himalaya China Loop - Xi-an to Xi-an via Tibet Lhasa - Potala Palace Now a museum and World Heritage Site, the Potala Palace was built as the centre of Tibetan Government in 1645, and was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until 1959. The palace towers over Llasa and at 3750m above sea level, is said to be the highest ancient palace in the world. It consists of the White Palace and the ‘golden-roofed’…

18th November 2016
We've all seen the icon photos of the romantic Taj Mahal, the idyllic tropical beaches of Goa and the temples of Kathmandu... but this epic sub-continent has so much more to offer than the usual tourist route. We take a more in-depth look and explore some of the lesser-known sights and facts that you will encounter on a Dragoman journey round Incredible India and our new Nepal loop... River Dolphins The ‘Mother Ganges’ is well known as a sacred river for Hindus who travel from all over India to bathe in its waters, or consecrate their deceased loved ones on the funeral pyres…

2016 has been a very busy year in our truck workshops in Suffolk in the UK and in Cuzco, Peru. The past few years we have been focusing on updating our fleet and with 22 trucks on the road and a busy departure schedule, this has been some mean feat! Amber II Amber II was completed earlier this year by our team at the Cuzco workshop, headed up by Dragoman Regional Fleet Manager, Darren Nicholls. Amber II recently started a trip in Colombia and is making her way down the East coast Pan-American Highway, through Patagonia to the Southern tip…