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|
|Chinese Checkers - 11 days||Beijing, China||15 Jul 2017||USD $1,168||was $2,335 2-for-1|||
|Great Wall & Warriors - 9 days||Beijing, China||22 Jul 2017||USD $1,580||was $1,975 20% off|||
|Fine China - 13 days||Beijing, China||29 Jul 2017||USD $2,300||was $2,875 20% off|||
|Tokyo to Takayama - 13 days||Tokyo, Japan||26 Aug 2017||USD $6,332||was $7,915 20% off|||
|Backroads to Beijing - 8 days||Shanghai, China||14 Oct 2017||USD $1,364||was $1,705 20% 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 4.62 out of 5 based on 94 recent reviews — See All Far East Reviews
A great tour. I cannot believe how much we packed into 9 days. It was a brilliant mix of history, food, culture, art, nature, fitness. A well coordinated tour that appeals to all ages.”
Loved every minute of our holiday. Our tour leader was outstanding, words cannot describe how awesome she was.
Would love to recommend On the Go Tours to family and friends”
Our guide was fantastic and very helpful. A pleasure to have. Well informed. Good English ”
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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.
Our guide to travelling to Far East Asia
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Our experienced Far East travel team
Our experienced international team have travelled extensively throughout the Far East and on our tours you'll stay at comfortable hotels, visit the top sites and travel a bit off the beaten track too. With English speaking local guides, we get around using private air-conditioned vehicles of an international standard for road journeys. Internal flights run by well-established carriers, are sometimes used to avoid long journeys too. China and Japan have excellent rail networks and bullet train journeys are included on a number of our China tours and all Japan tours.