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Join the celebrations of the Yi Peng Lantern of the Night Festival in Thailand. Photo courtesy of Ga
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Yi Peng Lantern Festival - 10 days
Join us in Thailand to witness the timed release of thousands of beautiful candle lit Lanna-style lanterns into the night sky.
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Festivals & Events

There is no better way to experience the rich cultural heritage of a destination than by joining in the revelry at one of its vibrant local festivals. With hundreds of unique cultural events to choose from, we’ve selected some of our favourites and aligned them to popular group tours. So why not time your next trip to coincide with one of these amazing featured festivals?
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Escorted by a tour leader
Typically 3-5 star hotels and heritage stays
Lots of authentic experiences
No single supplements on most tours
Complimentary airport transfers

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Festivals around the world

Join the world’s biggest street party in Rio de Janiero during Carnival; throw colours at Holi, India’s most vibrant festival; marvel at the incredible phenomenon that takes place twice at year that takes place at Abu Simbel in Egypt.; or cheer on your favourite boat at the thrilling Dragon Boat Festival in China on one of our festival tours.

Some of our best festival tours

Rio carnival - the most famous carnival in the world. Join in on one of our Rio Carnival Packages
Brazil Group Tours
Go to Rio Carnival
5 days | FROM $1,689

It's party time in Rio! The legendary Rio Carnival is famed as the world's greatest street party. The of our 5...

Taj Mahal - India Tours - On The Go Tours
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India Festival Tours
Hola Mohalla
11 days | FROM $2,949

Witness the skill of Gatka (mock fighting), the thrill of bareback horse riding and the colour and splendour a...

Cherry Blossom Tree - Japan Tours - On The Go Tours
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Japan Festival Tours
Cherry Blossom Festival
14 days | FROM $7,149

Escorted Group Tour: Springtime is possibly one of the best times to visit Japan, when cherry blossom trees in...

China's Dragon Boat Race
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China Festival Tours
Dragon Boat Festival
9 days | FROM $2,229

Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and the Dragon Boat Festival in Suzhou. Warriors, walls, waterways and wontons. See...

Moroccan Berbers with their animals, making the bi-annual migration in the Atlas Mountains
Morocco Group Tours
Migration of the Berbers
11 days | FROM $1,999

Come to Morocco and take the road less travelled on our unique bi-annual Migration of the Berbers trek, where...

A starry night in Wadi Rum
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Jordan Group Tours
Perseids Meteor Shower
8 days | FROM $2,099

Witness the incredible Perseids Meteor Shower from our desert camp at Wadi Rum, where you will spend two star...

Sri Lanka Tours: The famous Kandy Festival
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Sri Lanka Group Tours
Colombo Caves & Kandy Festival
8 days | FROM $2,299

See the best of central Sri Lanka on this all-encompassing tour and join in the festivities of the Kandy aka a...

Beautiful Hoi An at night
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Vietnam Group Tours
Full Moon Festival, Hoi An
10 days | FROM $2,299

Vietnam’s Full Moon Festival is as fascinating as it is beautiful. Join us to celebrate the Full Moon in the...

Join the festivities of the Takayama Autumn Festival on a tour of Japan. Photo courtesy of Robert Pa
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Japan Festival Tours
Takayama Autumn Festival
12 Days | FROM $6,599

Escorted Group Tour: Autumn in Japan is simply spectacular, as the country transforms into stunning hues of in...

Pyramid at sunset
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Egypt Festival Tours
Glory of Light
9 days | FROM $1,729

Add an extra special element to your Egyptian holiday by combining it with the magical Abu Simbel Sun Pyramids...

A typical market scene in Vietnam
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Vietnam Group Tours
Flavours of Vietnam
11 days | FROM $2,599

Embark on a culinary journey through Vietnam, visiting local markets, learning about local produce, how to it ...

Join the celebrations of the Yi Peng Lantern of the Night Festival in Thailand. Photo courtesy of Ga
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Thailand Group Tours
Yi Peng Lantern Festival
10 days | FROM $2,269

Join us at the spirited and always lively Yi Peng festival of Chiang Mai to witness the timed release of of in...

Diwali India
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India Festival Tours
Diwali, Festival of Lights
8 days | FROM $1,549

Every year on the dark nights of Diwali firecrackers announce the celebration of India’s favourite festival....

The Harbin Ice Festival
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China Festival Tours
Harbin Ice Festival
11 days | FROM $2,599

Enjoy Christmas and 5 star New Year’s eve climbing the Great Wall, sightseeing in Beijing, tackling warriors...

Sapporo Snow Festival - Festival Tours - Japan - On The Go Tours
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Japan Festival Tours
Sapporo Snow Festival
15 Days | FROM $8,299

Escorted Group Tour: While Japan is famous for its pink hue of springtime, winter offers something slightly as...

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Tailor-made festival tours

If you have specific festival in mind in one of our destinations that you cannot find on our website, why not get in touch with our tailor-made team and they will endeavor to make your dream holiday a reality.

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