Penn Overland

Click on image for slide show

Slide Show of Penn Overland Tours RY 288 which left
London on 30 July 1974 arriving in Kathmandu on
6 October 1974.Driver is Vernon Sayce;
with me (Jon Meyer) as the Tour Leader.
(Vernon died a number of years ago and was
from Hereford. His brother Roger Sayce
was also a Penn driver)

Photos courtesy of John Meyer

Click image to see Penn's Brochure

Ad from "Trail Finders" newspaper March 1976.

This is an early picture for Penn Overland.

John O'Brien has put together a very good slide show on CD for a Penn Overland trip departing Kathmandu 4th March 1976. If any of you ex Penn people would like a copy just contact John at obees@upnaway.com
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Passenger List for Penn Overland

RY268 Westbound February 1971

Westbound Marco Polo March 1976

Westbound 26th June 1976

Documents to Download

"Marco Polo Explorer" tour itinerary (PDF) Brochure for July 1968 London to Calcutta
run of Penn with Travers Cox as courier.

Please, Please email me any pictures or info you may have on this tour company.
Overlanders Passengers who have contacted this site
An overland journey to India following the India overland trail through Belgium, Germany, Austria Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, & Nepal. Visting sites of Dubrovnic, Split, Kotor, Athens, Kerimoti, Istanbul, Galipolli, Troy, Delphi, Efes, Goreme, Nemrut, Tehran, Esphan, Persepolis, Shiraz, Kerman, Bam, Quetta, Kandahar, Kabul, Bamian Valley, Kyhber Pass, Indus river, Lahore, Punjab, Amritsar, Kashmir, Delhi, Agra, Taj Mahal, Vanaris, Patna, Raj Path, Kathmandu, Himalyas. All this undertaken in a 20 year old Asian Greyhound, Swagman Tours, LS Bristol bus. This Indiaoverland company was held together by Norm Harris an expatriate Aussie living in Windsor. With drivers like Bob Ashford, Geoff Lawrence, Clive Parker, Dave Watt, Ronnie Martin, John Witchard, Ken Mcdonald, Derek Amey & couriers Fred Fisher, Jos Livingstone, Peter Swift, Kieren Smith & mechanics Gordon Hammond, Graham Libby, Pomme John & Rastas just to name a few.