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The Himalayas, apart from being home to the world’s highest mountain peaks, are steeped in ancient history. A trekking holiday to the Himalayas offers travellers the opportunity to take in some of the great natural sights of Northern India and Nepal while being able to soak up some of the culture of the region as well.

Video of the Week – Faces of Nepal

  We are firm believers that travel is all about understanding the country you are visiting. Discovering different ways of life, religions and cultures, learning about a country’s past, visiting historic sites and experiencing everyday life. And what better way … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Top 10 things to do in Nepal & Tibet

  The snow-capped mountains, time-worn temples and the Buddhist stupas of Nepal and Tibet never fail to inspire and ignite the imagination. For hundreds of years the Tibetan plateau was isolated from the rest of the world and shrouded in … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Adventuring: Nepal

  Home to the highest mountain range in the world, Nepal offers unrivalled mountain ranges, spectacular scenery, ancient Buddhist temples and centuries of history making it a fascinating and enchanting place to explore. In this week’s video pick an intrepid couple … Continue reading

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On The Go Tours wins at the 2013 British Travel Awards

Last year On The Go Tours was honoured to be named the winner of the Best Tour Operator to East and Central Asia at the prestigious British Travel Awards. This year we are delighted to say that we’ve scooped not one, but two … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Everest

While all trekkers can experience the beauty of Everest during day light, with striking blue skies and rugged snow-capped mountain peaks, its nocturnal beauty eludes most as these hours are generally reserved for sweet slumber in preparation for the day … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems: Leh and Ladakh

Ladakh, which is the name given to the eastern two-thirds of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, is a true Hidden Gem of India’s Kashmir and High North region. A vast highland desert lying between the Karakoram and Himalayan mountain … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Leh and Ladakh

The Himalayas have long been associated with spirituality – and when watching this one can’t help thinking that it might be because the devout are closer to the heavens there than they are elsewhere in the world. With incredible mountain … Continue reading

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Travel Unplugged – Top 10 ways to get off the grid

In this digital world we live in, it’s good to know there are still some places left that offer little or absolutely no connectivity at all – no way to get in touch with all those ‘friends’ and followers through … Continue reading

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Top 5 Hidden Gems of India

Everyone’s heard of India’s star attractions, but there are some delightful spots beyond the shadow of the Taj Mahal that deserve just as much attention. Here’s a list of 5 must-see sites to see when you’re visiting the sub-continent and … Continue reading

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Virtual 3D tours go live on 3rd Planet.

3rd Planet gives users a virtual 3D tour of destinations online. Is this the future of the guidebook? 3rd Planet went live this past weekend with its first interactive video, entitled A Journey to Everest. Guiding users through a virtual … Continue reading

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