On The Go Tours Travel Guide

Are you new to On The Go Tours? If so then firstly, welcome! We are a travel tour operator, specialising in small group tours to more than 55 destinations around the world. If your dream is to ride a camel at Egypt's Pyramids of Giza, to track tigers across India's national parks, or to explore the temples of ancient Kyoto in Japan, then you've come to the right place!

But you may have many questions before booking a trip. What are group tours, and why are they popular? Can you join a group tour if you're travelling solo? Are group tours only for older people?

To help answer some of these questions, we've put together the On The Go Tours Travel Guide, packed with useful info to equip you with everything you need before booking your tour. If you already know where you want to go, then we have region and country-specific guides too, to help you choose the right itinerary.

Before you Travel: Useful Guides & Information for Deciding Where to go & Planning Your Trip

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Why Group Tours?

Find out why group tours are such a popular style of travel. Discover exactly what a group tour is, and how it is safer, cheaper, easier and friendlier than travelling any other way!

Overland truck and tent - Africa overland camping - On The Go Tours

Which type of tour is best for you?

All the factors to consider when planning your trip. Group or private tour? Long trip or short? Cultural touring or adventure travel? Let us help you work it out!

Xmas at the Pyramids - Dec 2019 - Egypt

Trip Themes

Looking for a Christmas getaway, or an Easter escape? A laid back sailing holiday or a trekking adventure? Our trip themes make it easier for you to find the perfect trip, have a browse of our different themes!

Cappadocia and poppies - Best time to visit Turkey - On The Go Tours

Our Destinations

We travel to more than 55 destinations, where do you want to head next? Does a cultural tour of Europe appeal, or do you want to unlock your wild side on safari in Africa? Browse all of our destinations and plan your next trip.

Region & Country Guides

A giraffe walking through the Masai Mara in Kenya

Africa Guides

All you need to know about heading on safari in Africa, including information about East Africa's Great Migration, where to spot the Big Five, best places and time to visit and gorilla trekking. Plus information about our Africa travel styles and guides to Kenya, Tanzania, Namibia, South Africa, Botswana and more!

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Central America Guides

Our Central America tours combine multiple countries, so you can find out more about Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama and Belize with our guides! Find out the best places to go and the best time of year, and find out what previous travellers thought of their trip to the region!

Leaning Tower of Pisa - Italy Tours - On The Go Tours

Europe Guides

Check out our guides to exploring Europe, including more detail about our trips in Eastern Europe and Scandinavia, detail on the best time to visit the continent and reviews from previous travellers on our Europe package tours. Plus guides to visiting Iceland, Italy, Ireland, Turkey, Croatia, Greece and more.

View of Mt Fuji and cherry blossoms - Japan - On The Go Tours

Far East Guides

A trip to the Far East countries of China, Japan and South Korea can be a tricky one, thanks to the size of the region, language barriers and cultural differences. That's where our guides come in! Packed with top travel tips for visiting, top UNESCO sites to add to your itinerary!

Tea pickers in Nuwara Eliya - Sri Lanka Tours - On The Go Tours

Indian Subcontinent Guides

Second only to Africa in terms of safaris, the our guides to the Indian Subcontinent cover the best places in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bhutan to search for tigers, elephants and more. Not to mention detail including where and when to visit, top UNESCO sites and where returning visitors to India should head first.

Lady in front of Hatshepsut Temple

Middle East Guides

Don't be daunted by the Middle East! Thousands of travellers flock to Jordan and Israel every year, plus the North African nations of Morocco and Egypt. Find out more about these destinations and start planning your adventure with our informative travel guide articles.

Machu Picchu - Peru

South America Guides

Machu Picchu in Peru is South America's highlight, and we have plenty of information about visiting this world wonder in our South America guides. Plus detail about visiting other countries in the region, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Not to mention Antarctica!

Bangkok - colourful tuk tuk - Thailand - On The Go Tours

Southeast Asia Guides

Start preparing for your trip to Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand or Laos with our travel guides for Southeast Asia. Find out more about Cambodia's legendary Angkor temples, discover our trips visiting several of these nations in one go, and discover the best time to visit this tropical region, plus lots more.