Immerse yourself in the ancient traditions and modern culture of the Far East with our wide selection of guided tours, day trips, festivals and tailor-made holidays with a useful travel guide to help you plan.
Travel to the exotic lands of the Far East – China, Japan, South Korea and Tibet - on one of our award winning holidays. With our experienced local English-speaking tour leaders you'll gain a true insight into these fascinating countries and immerse yourself in the local way of life. We also offer a wide variety of touring styles to the Far East, from guided group tours and family adventures to festival tours and tailor made holidays, so you're bound to find the trip that's right for you.Read More
Our tours to the Far East include some unique local experiences - spend a night in a traditional Hanok Village in South Korea, weave your way through the Hutongs of Beijing on a rickshaw, meet the Yau ethnic minority group along the Dragon's Back Bone in China, join a sunrise class of Tai Chi at Beijing's Temple of Heaven, try your hand at cooking tempura at a home-based cooking class in Japan.
Top Far East Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours
|Trip Name||Starts||Departing||From USD||Deal||Map|
|Backroads to Beijing - 8 days||Shanghai, China||16 Sep 2017||USD $1,279||was $1,705 25% off|||
|Land of the Samurai - 12 days||Tokyo, Japan||16 Sep 2017||USD $6,039||was $7,105 15% off|||
|Best of Japan - 8 days||Tokyo, Japan||16 Sep 2017||USD $3,974||was $4,675 15% off|||
|China Express - 6 days||Beijing, China||14 Oct 2017||USD $1,526||was $1,795 15% off|||
|Fine China - 13 days||Beijing, China||21 Oct 2017||USD $2,520||was $2,965 15% off|||
Far East Group Tours
Our selection of group tours cover the main countries of the Far East - China, Japan, South Korea and Tibet. In china, top of most travellers must-see list in are Great Wall of China and the Terracotta Warriors in Xian, so we've made sure these are included on all of our group tours there. Our group tour to South Korea - a classic week-long itinerary - includes all the main highlights of as do our small selection of group based trips to Japan and Tibet. You'll stay at comfortable 3 and 4 star hotels and there are plenty of authentic local experiences for you to enjoy on our tours too. For your convenience, airport transfers are included and you'll travel with our fabulous English speaking local guides, whose knowledge of the local areas is second to none.
Far East Festival Tours
If you are planning on visiting China or Japan, one of the best times to visit is over one of their colourful festivals. We have a selection of trips that do just that, and you'll explore the key sites of each country along the way too. Festivals that top of our list are the Harbin Ice Festival in China, springtime in Japan, when cherry blossom trees come out in full bloom across the nation and the colourful Takayama Autumn Festival in Japan.
Far East Private Tours
Start planning that dream holiday to the Far East with our selection of classic itineraries to China, Japan, South Korea and Tibet. Of course, the Far East is an incredibly vast region, so if you wish to visit places not covered on these itineraries, we will be happy to arrange this for you.
Home to majestic temples, grand palaces and spectacular scenery, the Far East of Asia offers a wealth of cultural and outdoor experiences. We offer tailor-made holidays to China, Japan, South Korea and Tibet so that you can explore these fascinating countries at your own pace and with your choice of sightseeing and accommodation. Whether it's spending a night in a luxury hotel by the Great Wall or enjoying a traditional tea ceremony with geisha, discovering street food in Seoul or exploring the Potala Palace, our team of experts are on hand to recommend plenty of unique things to do and amazing places to see.
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Far East tour reviews
Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.63 out of 5 based on 96 recent reviews — See All Far East Reviews
Being our third time with On The GO Tours, we had high expectations and they were met. Our guides, Jackie, who was our trip guide, and Tom and Tristan, who were guides in two of the cities, were fantastic. Fun and informative, we were very happy with all they did and how they helped us with anything we asked. I would definitely travel with On The Go again and the only complaint I have is that the trip could have lased longer. Thank you so much for the professionalism of the guides as well as their ability to deal with everyone on the trip. Kudos and hope to see you soon. ”
What an absolutely amazing trip we had last month on the Shanghai to Beijing tour, our first trip to China, and our first trip with On the Go Tours. Our guide James (along with Tom in Xian and Tristian in Beijing) did an excellent job, and we were quite a large group of 22. All ensured that that our whole trip ran smoothly,
James's knowledge gave us a great local insights into all the places we visited. Everything was so well planned. His patience and ability to adapt ensured our entire group all had the best experience. James is a true asset to On the Go Tours.
I am certain that if had we decided to explore China on our own we would be lucky if we would have seen and done a quarter of what we did as part of our tour.
My only disappointment was the untimely rain we had in Beijing meaning we were not able to experience the Badaling section of the wall but on the bright side I now have a reason to go back.
I have not stopped recommending China as a fantastic holiday destination since we came home and I look forward to my next On the Go Tour.”
This is my fifth OTG tour and one of the best. Feng was absolutely amazing!!! She was informative, professional, and attentive. I really feel like she was our "mom" while in China; even going as far as to show me what street food to try; and which to avoid. There was plenty of guided time and free time; a perfect balance. The local guides in each city were great too! Benny was hilarious, telling us to stay together "like sticky rice"...
I'm already looking for my next tour because OTG has not disappointed me yet. Amazing how much you get for the price. I love how much you see in a limited time! Five star trip for a three star price. Can't go wrong with OTG!!!!!”
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With the widespread popularity of Buddhism across the Far East mixed with native religions of ancestor worship and mythology, the countries of China, Tibet, Japan and South Korea offer a rich selection of temples, pagodas and other spiritual spaces from the exquisite Temple of Heaven in Beijing, the UNESCO-listed Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, the historic Kiyomizu-dera in Kyoto to the mountainside Bulguska Temple in Gyeongju. Discover these and more with our range of tours.