Middle East Traveller Reviews

Here are some reviews from our past travellers to the Middle East. For more details on each tour, simply click on the tour image.

Wow, if you have thought about going to Egypt, or grew up loving the ancient world, please go. I never felt unsafe or unwelcome, the sites are beautiful and the people are friendly. We booked this tour for our honeymoon and was not disappointed.

Overall great experience, ticked a lot of things off our bucket list and made some new friends and definitely recommend the tour.”  

Amy • Submitted 1 Apr 2020
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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I totally rate 5 stars for our guide Abdellah, we arrived at a time when the world as we know it was about to go into turmoil.

The biggest take away for me was the calm and patient manner of our guide Abdellah who had only our best interests at heart. He was professional and so helpful and couldn't do enough for us.

As we did not get to see much as our trip was cut short our group made a pact to return in 12 months and ask for him as our guide we were all so impressed with his helpful, calm and professional manner.

Thank you Go To Tours and especially Abdellah. ”  

Virginia • Submitted 28 Mar 2020
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Imperial Morocco & The Blue City
8 Days Day | Group Tours
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This is our second tour with On the Go Tours. Choosing this tour company was one of the best decisions we made, and will look forward to other travel destinations with them.

Our tour to Egypt was wonderful.We had a great small group led by one passionate guide, he kept us informed every step of the journey.

We felt very cared for by your members of On the Go Tours which made the tour so enjoyable, thank you Medo for the time we spent with you and thank you On the Go Tours for another.

fabulous adventure with your company and superb guides.”  

Debra • Submitted 27 Mar 2020
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Tour was fantastic. Medo was amazing. He was very passionate and really cared. The information he shared was very in depth and insightful. ”  

Tania PARKER • Submitted 14 Mar 2020
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Medo did an absolutely amazing job as our tour guide for Egypt. He made the tour very fun, engaging and insightful as we went around the different parts of Egypt.

Medo created a great sense of community within our tour group and were able to create memorable moments together as he shared his vast knowledge and love of Ancient Egypt.

Would highly recommend this tour and Medo as the tour guide!”  

Syrena Bayne • Submitted 12 Mar 2020
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King Ramses with Cruise
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Fantastic tour made even more amazing by our guide Medo.

Medo has such an incredible depth of knowledge about Ancient Egypt along with bucket loads of enthusiasm that he really brought the whole experience to life.

The group of people we were with were great, mixed well and added immensely to the fun and joy of the trip.

While the trip was full on and exhausting in the first few days, it was well worth it and the cruise was a great time to chill a bit (and yes it was chilly when we were there !).

If you are looking to take a trip round Egypt, you have to demand Medo as your guide. You will learn so much from him about Egypt, both ancient and modern.”  

Cliff Bayne • Submitted 12 Mar 2020
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King Ramses with Cruise
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Momo is a star, his knowledge, enthusiasm and passion shone through in everything he did. This trip was only short, and probably long enough as the information Momo gave about Egypt’s culture, history, monuments and treasures was immense. He is very experienced and dedicated, which was always apparent through his passion for his country and it’s amazing history.

Egypt is wonderful and On the Go Tours are splendid. It’s such a shame Egypt has been affected by bad publicity and journalism, most being untrue and sensationalised by the media - this country relies on tourism, especially when it produces such great Egyptologists as Momo.

I travelled as a single woman and never once felt unsafe. Everyone is helpful and friendly, to visit this country is a must.”  

Wendy Morris • Submitted 29 Feb 2020
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Cairo to Luxor Explorer
6 days Day | Group Tours
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Everything was amazing! I could not highly recommend On the Go Tours enough. What a superb, tour. Everything was just so well organised. We were treated to 5-star accommodation and the internal flights were excellent. We had a small group of 8 in all plus our archeologist! We all just got along so so well which made the trip even more memorable. The knowledge from our tour guide Yasser was brilliant and he looked after us so well. There was absolutely nothing that I could honestly say was negative. We were treated so respectfully and at every stage of the trip, someone was there to either walk us through security at the airport, sort our visas, organise our transport to hotels and to various sites we visited. It really was a dream come true to visit Egypt and On the Go Tours made the experience seamless. I never thought I was a tour person, however, after this experience, I would definitely use them again for those countries that can be tricky to do on your own. I also thought it was great value for money. The Nile River cruise was excellent. The food was brilliant and varied every night. One thing I would say was I am so thrilled we requested to fly to Luxor and fly from Aswan to Cairo. The others did the sleeper train and I believe it was not a great experience. Luckily we made that request! I hope this feedback is helpful. ”  

Michaela and Dean Nicol • Submitted 25 Feb 2020
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Treasures of the Nile
10 days Day | Group Tours
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It was a life changing experience. All the things we saw and experienced were amazing and we fell in love with the country and would love to return.

Momo is the best tour guide one can wish for. He is extremely knowledgeable, has a great personality and we really enjoyed his enthusiasm and passion for his job and the tourists.”  

Rietha Matthee • Submitted 18 Feb 2020
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Felucca Explorer
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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Travelling to Egypt with On the Go Tours was truly an outstanding experience! When we landed in Cairo, we were greeted by an On the Go rep who made the visa/customs process a breeze.

From wandering the back streets of Cairo, seeing mummies at the Egyptian Museum, learning about the Gods of Ancient Egypt at Philae Temple, cruising down the Nile on a luxurious cruise ship, and being awestruck by Abu Simbel, the Valley of the Kings, and Karnak Temple Complex, this adventure was truly a trip of a lifetime.

We also came to appreciate various uniquely Egyptian goods by visiting a perfume factory, Papyrus Museum, Egyptian Cotton store, spice market, local jeweller, and Alabaster workshop.

And for the most important part, our guide and Egyptologist, Momo! Treating us like his “family,” Momo did an outstanding job at sharing his immense knowledge and contagious passion for his country and its history. Always finding ways to get us excited, appreciate the culture and even treating us to authentic Egyptian cuisine, Momo really made this the incredible experience that it was!

Heading into the trip, we certainly received concerns from friends and family who were shocked to hear our choice of destination and questioned the safety of the country. This made us feel a bit apprehensive upon departure, but now reflecting back on the experience we had, there was absolutely no need for this! At no point during the trip did we feel unsafe. Traveling with a tour group like On the Go and a guide like Momo alleviated any concerns we might have had.”  

Vicki B • Submitted 18 Feb 2020
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King Tutankhamun
10 days Day | Group Tours
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Absolutely fantastic trip. I've spent two really enjoyable weeks in a big united family of Ozzies and Canadians visiting some steeped in history places. Never before had I taken an organized tour. This was my first experience of travelling in a big group, having a rigid pre-defined schedule, and it turned out to be quite successful. Everything was arranged perfectly and went smoothly. No delays, no hassle, no rush. From the very beginning, when I arrived at the airport, until my departure from Egypt I was accompanied by On the Go Tour representatives, always felt safe and knew where to go and what to do. I've finally got to visit amazing places, I've been dreaming to see for a very long time. Every day of the trip was packed with great activities, full of positive emotions and new encounters. Unforgettable felucca cruise down the Nile, captivating walking tour in Cairo, stunning pyramids, majestic temples, enigmatic ruins and sanctuaries. Truly unforgettable journey! I'd like to express my deepest gratitude to all the crew of the tour, and say a special "Thank you" to our remarkable guide Sherif Fawzy, who really made us feel one big family! ”  

Ivan Alekseev • Submitted 15 Feb 2020
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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We would like to thank you for our tailor-made tour of Cairo and especially for providing us with TAHA as our guide. Taha was not only a wealth of information, but he did so with our care in mind, and we found him very easy to listen and learn from. Taha answered all our questions, took time with us, and taught us so much about the area we didnt know. He was always pleasant, friendly and very obliging and he was a pleasure to deal with. He made our tour with On the Go worthwhile and we wouldnt hesitate to recommend him to anyone wanting to visit Egypt. Thankyou once again, and please pass on our gratitude to Taha and thank him very much. ”  

Doug & Kerrie Cunning • Submitted 12 Feb 2020
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Abdulleh was a superb guide and both of us were very impressed. He was friendly, patient, knowledgeable and professional, with excellent English and a nice gentle sense of humour. Morocco was wonderful but Abdulleh made the holiday very special and we thank him for that.

Hussain was the driver and, although he spoke no English, he was also very professional and friendly, and an excellent driver. We felt very safe with him at the wheel, particularly when crossing the High Atlas with hairpin bends looking down onto terrifying drops . IRather him than me!

The guide in Fes (Imrah) was also excellent. He knew the place like the back of his hand, and obviously was well-known locally because lots of people said "Hi" to him as we walked through the Medina.

As for the tour, we would have preferred more free time during the day. The general feeling among the group seemed to be "We've seen enough today. I'm tired and I really don't want to troop around another tourist site." But we realize that On The Go want to give customers their money's-worth, and don't want to leave them feeling short-changed.

The hotels were generally good but the Riad Reada in Fes was dreadful. Very beautiful place, but everything was sub-standard. The room-heater didn't work (I walked down three times to Reception to complain and each time they said someone would come and fix it but they didn't). The shower spurted water from the hose, not from the shower-rose. Truly awful. Either Riad Reada needs a new owner or a new Manager. If I was "On the Go Tours" I'd use a different hotel or insist they get their act together.

Apart from that, it was a great holiday, and we'll certainly use On the Go again.”  

David Challice • Submitted 31 Jan 2020
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Totally Morocco
9 days Day | Group Tours
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Our adventure started in 2019 when we sought to travel – two school friends from the junior days. We both had Egypt as a bucket list item and discovered that it would be possible to take this adventure to the next level in January 2020. The research began… the travel agents contacted. We asked 100’s of questions and were fed information and sadly a little mis-information too (travel agent was not on point with all the details 😢!

It was our first trip with On the Go Tours, not to mention our first as travel companions. This too compounded by people such as consulates, social media and friends cautioning us against the safety aspect of traveling to Egypt. We did the King Tutankhamen 9 nights 10 day tour of Egypt and were delighted to find that not only were we able to check the bucket list item off but also were safe and experienced the tour with little cause for concern.

On the Go Tours representative met us at Cairo airport and assisted with the acquisition of the e-visa. Then he escorted us to meet the transport to the Hotel for check-in. Our first hotel was the Holiday Inn Maadi – I was very impressed with their service and cleanliness.

Ahmed (On the Go Tours – Operations Manager) met with us at the hotel, advised us of the land arrangement costs, and tip kitty arrangements.

Later in the day, we met our Egyptologist Mohamed Saiid (MoMo) who during the tour passionately and enthusiastically took us through the history, the architecture, the politics and egos of various Pharaohs and their family members.

MoMo has a unique approach to guiding a tour group by making us part of his “family” – he did this ensuring the as at all times knew the call meant we needed to focus on him – he certainly made sure we experienced both the local cuisine and cultures as well as the tourist hot markets and shops.

Tour Highlights:

- Great Pyramid and Khafre’s pyramid at Giza – seeing a number of other pyramids in the plateau, exploring the Necropolis of Saqqara (stepped pyramid) and visiting the Egyptian Museum to see a vast array of treasures as well as King Tut's tomb, mask and thrown.

- Although the overnight train was played down on the scale of enthusiasm it was still a hoot and added to the adventure

- Aswan - take a leisurely boat trip to Agilika Island to explore the romantic Philae Temple, Check in to Aswan Tolip

- Nile felucca cruising - sail the River Nile on board a traditional felucca and spend two nights on board

- Coach to Luxor

- Luxor - roam around the colossal Temple of Karnak and take an optional tour of the beautifully illuminated Luxor Temple at night

- Kom Ombo - visit the Nile side Temple of Kom Ombo

- Luxor West Bank – (Thebes) discover exquisite tombs in the Valley of the Kings, the towering - Colossi of Memnon and the beautiful Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

- Luxor to Cairo over night train

On our last day and a half in Cairo, we had a free to do whatever we wished. This provided a chance to explore Cairo city without papa bear “MoMo”

We did felt safe – the people of Cairo and Egypt are as helpful and hospitable as possible – if approached for directions and info they were always friendly and tried their best to help.

Thank you to the people of Egypt for your warm hospitality.

I look forward to visiting the New Egyptian Museum and hopefully next time get a chance to see Abu Simbel and do a Nile Cruise.”  

Portia Redmond • Submitted 30 Jan 2020
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King Tutankhamun
10 days Day | Group Tours
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Where to start. Absolutely incredible tour. From the moment you get picked up at the airport to when you get dropped off at the airport. Customer service is a top priority with everyone I met. Through the streets of Cairo, to the sleeper car, Aswan, Luxor and Hurghada, everything was safe, secure. Of course the sites were amazing, camel ride in Giza, Egyptian museum, sleeper car with my Aussie roomie (best of luck Hayden). Abu Simbal in Aswan, a fantastic felucca ride with an amazing crew. Karnac Temple in Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hapshepsut, Luxor temple.

The shops we were taken to were absolutely amazing! From jewellery to perfumery to a workshop for fine stone pieces.

The food was great everywhere we went, all local restaurants if you were up for it. I highly recommend. Turkish Coffee and Sisha! Oh my!

I believe this trip, with a great group of Aussies, South Africans and those darn nice Canadians, was made so much better by our tour guide...Momo! His passion for his country and its history is straight from the heart. Egypt is a better country having Momo be a representative. Not enough can be said about Momo, he’s awesome! I just left the trip, and miss everything already. Thanks for everything Momo. Miss you bro. ”  

Mike Davison • Submitted 29 Jan 2020
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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We travelled as a family for 2 weeks through Egypt. Our Egyptologist was Momo and he was superb. His in-depth knowledge filled in the gaps in Egyptian history and allowed our group to have an informed experience when viewing the Pyramids and temples.

Passing through travel checks and security was a breeze thanks to preplanning from Momo and On-The-Go tours. The overnight train was a good experience travelling from Cairo to Aswan, the cruise food and staff were great when travelling from Aswan to Luxor.

Overall the tour was well structured with opportunity to see all sites. The King Ramses tour I’d highly recommend for families if you’re planning on seeing on seeing the sites in a safe and organised manner. ”  

Nick Ratcliffe • Submitted 29 Jan 2020
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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King Tutankhamun - WOW what an adventure.

A week leading up to our departure to Egypt there were a lot of mixed emotions. Is Egypt safe? Should we postpone the trip?

I am glad we did not postpone the trip. From the moment we landed in Cairo we were picked up at the airport and escorted to the hotel by an On the Go rep. Never once did we feel unsafe. We were greeted by Ahmed at the hotel and was able to sit and have a nice chat with him until our room was ready. (We landed early at 4 am and Ahmed went out of his way to get us an early check in)

Our Egyptologist, Mohamed Saiid (Momo) was awesome! He was very informative, organized and and took care of us like his own “family”. His level of professionalism was clearly shown by how he handled the group. Everyone had different views and personalities but Momo made sure to accommodate each and everyone of us. He brought our diverse group together. Momo’s passion for his country and its rich history clearly shows as he presented his knowledge at every site. He delivered the information in a way so that we would all understand, with a side of humour of course 😁. To top it all off, in our free time Momo would invite us to go try local restaurants and coffee shops with him. This trip would not be as amazing as it was without Momo. Thanks Momo!

Before arriving to Egypt, I thought that the highlight would be our visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza. In the end, every site that we visited was amazing and had me in aww’ed. It definitely took some time to just soak it all in. Abu Simbel is definitely something that should not be missed. Sailing the felucca on the Nile River was relaxing and breathtaking at the same time. The captain and his team also took really good care if us. We had authentic delicious meals made for us on board.

On our last day in Cairo we had a free day to do whatever we wanted. We had a chance to explore the streets of Cairo without Momo. We were able to enjoy lunch and dinner at local restaurants and shopped at the Khan el Khalili Bazaar. We did not feel unsafe at all and everyone that we had approached for directions and info were all very friendly and helpful. Thank you to the people of Egypt for your warm hospitality. ”  

Thi Mong Trinh (Michelle) Nguyen • Submitted 28 Jan 2020
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King Tutankhamun
10 days Day | Group Tours
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I have just returned from the Essential Egypt tour with On The Go and it was an amazing trip! From arriving at the airport and meeting the OTG representative, everything was well organised and hassle free. 

Our tour guide was Amir. He is awesome!! From the beginning he was so friendly and enthusiastic about showing us around Egypt, giving us loads of information at each place and time to explore ourselves. Learnt so much from him about this fascinating place, and he was always happy to answer more questions.  

The trip itself was amazing. There's lots of travelling on this trip, but it's really not too bad, and the sights you see when you get to where you are going are worth it. I'm not a big fan of boats, but the Felluca ride across the Nile was pretty fun too. 

On the first day I also did the optional tour of Cairo with Ahmed Helal - another excellent guide from OTG. It's worth doing this add on as you don't spend much time in Cairo, and you go to three very different places. 

I'm so glad that I decided to do this trip. It was just ace.  If you're thinking about it too, you should probably just book it. And hopefully you get Amir as your guide.”  

Clare Nolan • Submitted 16 Jan 2020
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Essential Egypt
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King Ramses - 13 days tour was excellent - The Tour was thorough and exceeded my expectations as it covered Egypt from top to bottom. I enjoyed the excursions and guide Sherif made the tour all the more better. His knowledge, organization, friendliness, patience, and humor made these the best two weeks. The other staff I came in contact with (drivers, etc) were friendly as well. Sherif made me feel as if I was part of a family, alongside my fellow tour members. I said patience earlier because this was my first organized tour (I usually backpack and explore places myself AND at my leisure). That being said I was late a few times getting back (around 5 minutes) Sherif was understanding about the tardiness. I made sure I was punctual during the latter expeditions and respectful to the rest of the Group as well. I wish we had more time at these places because I was in awe and wanted to digest it all completely but I understand we have to adhere to a schedule.

Sherif is a valued asset to your Company. It's because of him and of course the itinerary I am definitely going to book with On the Go Tours in the future and have recommended your company with friends and family.

Bucket list fulfilled.

Made many new friends.

Thank you! ”  

Edward Aros III • Submitted 14 Jan 2020
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Firsty my Guide - Mohamed Saiid - Momo.

What a wonderful gentle soul. Mo was a delight. His enthusiasm, knowlege and passion for all things Egypt is commendable. Mo's Egyptology was outstanding which he delivered with humour that enabled us to absorb and retain the information better - he had an excellent take on when we were getting information overload and would adapt his commentary to suit.

We had a wonderful group of people but a diverse range of personalities, some with quite strong views of how things should be done, which at times was extremely difficult for Mo to co-ordinate the group but I think he did a wonderful job of accommodating the majority whilst appeasing the minority.

A special delight was Mo sharing life of everyday Egyptians by taking us for coffee and tea in small coffee shops in the shisha aroma filled lanes - a true dleight.

SECONDLY THE TRIP ITSELF - for me - 9 /10 - The tour showed us major Egyptian must do's - the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, Phillae Temple, Luxor, Karnak, Colossi of Memnon and the amazing Valley of the Kings. We got to swim in the Nile, cruise down it and then ended up at the Red Sea where we could view the coral and fishes through the glass enclosures of the semi-sub and then snorkel amongst the fishes. Finally we ended our tour with a visit to the Egyptian Museum where we saw the Royal Mummies and of course the highlight - everything Tutankhamun!

I found the Egyptian people to be very friendly and accommodating and personally I felt very at ease the entire trip.

To make the tour a 10/10 for me - an extra day in Luxor and Aswan and only 2 days in Hurghada would be the way to go.

Egypt - definitley a bucket list item that you would not regret taking.”  

Cynthia Freeman • Submitted 13 Jan 2020
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Festive King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Our tour was by far one of the greatest experiences we’ve ever had. Lots of our friends and family had reservations about us going to Egypt and Jordan, but we never felt unsafe once. We had our ultimate holiday and ticked two wonders of the world off our bucket list in one trip. MoMo, our guide was beyond fabulous. He ran our trip like a well oiled machine, always one step ahead of us coordinating everything. He went above and beyond what we expected. He made sure we had an amazing time, but also befriended us in the process. His knowledge about the different sites we visited was incomparable and he engaged us in different ways to make sure he wasn’t just giving us lectures of information. If you want the adventure of a lifetime, then do this tour. We did and honestly we’d do it again twice over. The pure grandeur of the pyramids and the sheer magnitude of Petra will stay with me always. We also made friends on group tour for life. We’ll be definitely doing another On the Go Tour. On the Go is the most professional company I’ve ever done a tour with. All our transfers, buses and hotel check ins were effortless. Again, I can’t recommend them more. ”  

Amy-Ruth Lewis • Submitted 12 Jan 2020
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Festive Road to Jordan
16 days Day | Group Tours
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The tour was well organised, safe and had a great itinerary. The airport pickup service was fantastic! Our main tour guide Sherif was engaging and informative and was available whenever required. We got to see a lots of different areas around Egypt and felt this was a really easy way to explore a number of Egypt's highlights. We would recommend this tour.”  

Tristan and Amy Penrose • Submitted 12 Jan 2020
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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We couldn’t have faulted Sherif. He had an amazing knowledge of Egypt and the history of this wonderful country. The tour ticked all the boxes for us. We felt safe at all times, and enjoyed all aspects of the trip. Would definitely recommend Egypt and On the Go tours to anyone looking for an amazing adventure. ”  

Katrina Maxwell • Submitted 11 Jan 2020
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Excellent guide really informative. Great experience and country. Really helpful and nice guy”  

F Hussain • Submitted 10 Jan 2020
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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We so enjoyed the 'Road to Jordan with Nile Cruise' tour with On The Go! As soon as we landed, our OTG rep had us through customs in moments and on our way to the hotel. I've never had an immigration experience like this - felt like a rock star.

Our guide, Medo E., has the patience of a saint and apparently, the ability to herd cats. We were everywhere! Medo's passionate devotion to Egypt and her history brings the whole country to life. While still on our (very comfortable) coaches, he would preface each site with historical depth and its cultural importance to Egypt today. His help made it possible to navigate each local situation with ease (hawkers, bargaining, security) and the optional excursions were offered early and clearly so we had time to decide. Our accommodations were comfortable & safe, transportation reliable.

We chose a shoulder season and were thrilled with the weather, upgrade to the cruise. This was my first On The Go tour and highly recommend them to show you the treasures of Egypt. I might just go back.”  

Joy Boland • Submitted 2 Jan 2020
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Road to Jordan with Cruise
16 days Day | Group Tours
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It was an amazing experience and would highly recommend the company to anyone wanting to visit Egypt . We had the best tour guide ever who was very insightful and full of humour .i personally enjoyed the passion he has for his country and his job . ”  

Dikeledi Mashao • Submitted 2 Jan 2020
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Felucca Explorer & Red Sea
13 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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It has been a dream of mine for many years to visit Egypt and this year I decided to stop day dreaming about going and actually book a Christmas trip.

I have travelled with On The Go before so I knew that the trip would be good, but in reality it was superb and that was because of our fantastic guide Momo.

Momo is one of the best tour guides I have come across. He is really passionate about Egypt and it clearly brings him great joy to share his extensive knowledge with people who are eager to soak up the rich culture and history of the country.

Momo guided us around some of the most awe inspiring sights I have ever seen including the Pyramids, Philae Temple, Valley of the Kings and Karnak.

This trip really was superb and I would recommend Egypt to anyone as a wonderful place to visit.”  

Suzie Joughin • Submitted 2 Jan 2020
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Festive King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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I did a fair bit of research between companies first and found that On The Go had an itinerary that included everything I wanted to do at the most competitive price.

The tour itself exceeded all of my expectations! Momo was extremely engaging, organised and energetic as a guide, really bringing Egypt's extensive history to life with his humour and knowledge.

The sites were incredible, not only the pyramids (which I had dreamed of visiting since I was a kid), but all of the other tombs and temples as well. I couldn't believe how well preserved some of it is. Abu Simbel was my favourite, we got there before most of the crowds so we really got to appreciate the colossal structures.

In terms of safety I never had any issues. The government and tourist companies seem to have made tourist safety a priority, with a lot of procedures in place to ensure this. I actually feel more unsafe in parts of London than anywhere in this beautiful country. Even in busy markets I never felt threatened, just amused at all of the compliments the stall owners give to try and make us buy things! ”  

Hannah Lane • Submitted 2 Jan 2020
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Essential Egypt
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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Great tour! Well organized, great transportation, and wonderful hotels to stay in! Sherif was a great tour guide and was very helpful with answering questions and assisting with travelers needs. He had a wealth of information on all the sites we visited and enjoyed taking us to unique restaurants that we would have otherwise never found. ”  

Nick Feickert • Submitted 26 Dec 2019
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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A incredible experience, saw all the beautiful sights of Egypt. The tour was extremely well organised and our tour guide Medo was amazing. He was very knowledgeable and we learnt so much about the history of Egypt. Would definitely recommend ”  

Rachel Averill • Submitted 25 Dec 2019
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, the Catacombs, step pyramid, Egyptian Museum, valley of the kings, Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Abu Simbel & Philae Temple, sailing the Nile on a Felucca, Kim Ombo Temple, Karnak and Luxor Temple, , traditional Egyptian Massages, snorkelling in the Red Sea, 4WDing and Quads in the Sahara Desert and falling in love with all the kids.

Abundance of amazing food and restaurants, many more Temples, beautiful local people.

Another massive thank you to our tour guide Mohamed Saiid

The amount of pride Momo takes in his Country and the amount of effort he puts in to showing us the ins and outs of Egypt was more than appreciated.

For anyone that is ‘unsure’ or has ‘no ambition’, or thinks Egypt is ‘unsafe’ please take the chance and go, also if smart traveller can kindly change the website from “please reconsider your need to travel” to “Please consider travelling here” would be great and FYI I had more phone service in Egypt then at home.......”  

Abby Dominello • Submitted 23 Dec 2019
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A truly wonderful, well managed and constructed tour that encompasses all aspects of Egypt. From being picked up at the airport and driven to your hotel in Cairo you are given the sense of security, peace of mind and that you are their priority.

Sherif Fawzy our guide showed remarkable knowledge on virtually all areas of the tour. He has a calm and reassuring manner which sets you at ease and allows you to relax and enjoy the tour at your leisure. His nature allows you to bond with him easily and so by the end of the tour he is almost like family, a brother.

Sherif took time to find the best places for the tour party to get the best shot of attractions whilst explaining the history of each spot we stopped at. It was like reliving history. His knowledge was fantastic and added to the mystery of ancient Egypt. Sherif ensured our safety at all times but did not stop us from experiencing a little of everyday Egyptian life whilst we walked the streets or navigated vendor stalls. A highly skilled and educated guide that helped bring Egypt alive for me. ”  

Bashir Gul • Submitted 17 Dec 2019
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King Tutankhamun with Cruise
10 days Day | Group Tours
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Our guide was Sherif. We started our tour from Cairo to Jordan. Sherif has looked after us like a father he even said that we are his “family “ I love that. As the day started he made sure everyone has all the info and everything they need.

Everyone enjoyed his company he would always watch over us even when you can’t see him. He took care of everything for us. We soon became friends and we will never forget that he has offered us the best time of our life.”  

Daniel • Submitted 17 Dec 2019
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Road To Jordan
16 days Day | Group Tours
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Sharif was an amazing guide! From the start, he made everyone feel comfortable and at ease with the group, and went far beyond expectations to make sure everyone was staying healthy, hydrated, and having a great time. His tours and knowledge during the excursions were fascinating and in depth while still allowing lots of time for us to explore, and he made them fun as well. He also made a point to talk to us during the bus, felucca and train trips, and was happy to answer all of our questions about Egypt, ancient and modern.

The tour itself was paced well, with the felucca giving a nice break between the temples and cities, and the transportation and hotels were very nice. There were some information about individual excursions costs that could have been made clearer on the online site, but overall a wonderful trip! I would certainly use on the go again. ”  

Jacqueline Mayer • Submitted 17 Dec 2019
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King Tutankhamun
10 days Day | Group Tours
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This was my first booking with On the Go Tours and my first trip to Morocco. I am an advocate for Morocco now. I fell in love in love with the place. Morocco is such a beautiful and exotic country. Breathtaking landscapes accompanied by interesting histories and cultures. Doing the trip in Nov-Dec, my friends and I were able to experience almost all the seasons in Morocco, from the lush green plantations of argan and olives, to the freezing snowy mountain of High Atlas, to the cool sandy Desert of Sahara, to the yellowish autumn Maple trees on the way to Fes and the windy beach of Essaouira.

True to its name, it was indeed the Best 13 Days of Morocco to us. We were able to sample local cuisines and pastries, immersed ourselves with the locals in different cities, explore the busy medina, learnt how to haggle, got the local hamam massage and even wore the djellabas for a day during the trip.

We love the accommodation e, from posh hotel to local riads and cool Berber camp, we tried it all. There were days with long road trips but we didn't mind. The van was very clean and comfortable and our driver Hossain was a good driver.

Our guide Jamal was exceptional. I couldn't have asked for a better guide. I had guides before on my previous trips but not many as enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated as Jamal. He took good care of us, making sure all our needs were met, always on standby when we texted him, and always went the extra miles even when he doesn't have too. Though we had local guides in different cities, he was always there watching over us and every ready to come to our assistance. Coming from a country which the weather is hot and humid all year long, my friends and I were ecstatic when we saw the snow, first time. Jamal was sensitive and dear enough to make a stop and take photos with the snow. He didn't have too, but he did. Thank you Jamal.

He was also very professional and knowledgeable. He gave us information on the sights we saw from time to time during our road trips. He patiently answered all our questions, even the silly ones. He walked us through the histories and cultures of Morocco. He gave suggestions, haggled for us (at the shops) and even took great photos of us (he was our part time photographer). He is humble, very funny and approachable. We were travelling in a group of eight (my three friends and I, a family of three and a solo traveller) and we all agreed that we did miss his presence when he dropped us off in Essaouira. During our trip, we became close like a big family and we owed that to Jamal. He was the heart of the group. We also enjoyed the lunch picnics he prepared for us. We highly recommend Jamal for tours in Morocco.

All in all, Morocco should be in everyone's bucket list. Thank you On the Go for making our trip a smooth ride and to Jamal our guide for the wonderful memories made. We have lots of stories and photos to share back home. Having said that, I wouldn't hesitate to make another booking with On the Go Tours and will surely promote it, and Jamal to my friends. Thank you.”  

DEBBIE CLEMENT • Submitted 16 Dec 2019
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13 days Day | Group Tours
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My wife and I had a very amazing tour the sight -seeing in Egypt is unbelievable.

The hotels we stayed in were great, especially with the all you can eat breakfast. Transportation was good but I think the bus from Cairo to Luxor was long but overall it was OK. Now this trip wouldn't have been half as great without our wonderfully knowledgeable guide Amir. He made our trip better he made our trip unforgettable. He went out his way to help us he treated us like a family.

Amir thank you so much. My wife and i felt safe all the time and we really enjoyed our time and every place we visited.”  

MARK DURAN • Submitted 16 Dec 2019
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Essential Egypt
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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My friend and I (22 & 27) had the most amazing time on our 9-day Essential Egypt trip with our tour guide Amir. The best thing about Egypt is understandably the sight-seeing, but the second best thing truely was our tour guide Amir. From day one he went above and beyond to make sure we had the best and safest time. There wasn't one point on the trip we didn't feel 100% safe or comfortable. There is literally nothing else Amir could have done to make our trip better, he treated us like family and we can't thank him enough for making our Egypt trip the unforgettable experience that it was.

The sight-seeing in Egypt is unbelievable and there really isn't anything like it anywhere else in the world. You know it's a monument when it makes you say 'oh shit' when you stand in front of it. The hotels we stayed in on tour were great, all of our transfers were comfortable and the tour itself was jam packed with everything you could think of doing to experience Egypt from Cairo to Aswan (including out to Abu Simbel). The optional add ons are so worth it (Backstreets of Cairo, Abu Simbel and Pyramid/Sphinx Sound & Light Night Show) so bring extra money for those or arrange ahead of time.

We went in winter and the weather was warm. Definitely consider travelling in winter if you don't like the heat because it's even hotter in summer with minimal shade at some of the sites.

Overall could not recommend this tour more and can only hope you have a tour guide as amazing as Amir. ”  

Grace Wilkinson • Submitted 10 Dec 2019
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Essential Egypt
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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We enjoyed the King Ramses Tour in October with On The Go. From the representative meeting us at Cairo Airport to another representative meeting us at the airport for our departure, we thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience.

Our guide, Medo, has thorough knowledge of all the sites we visited and provided us with informative and entertaining narratives of Egyptian history. Medo is a passionate and proud Egyptian who is keen to ensure that you enjoy not only the incredible historic sites of Egypt but also the country itself. The organisation of the tour was very efficient, the accommodation was very good and we felt quite safe and secure the whole time.

On The Go really shone when one of our travelling companions became ill - they went to great lengths to assist and provide support at a worrying time. This was our first On The Go tour and can highly recommend the company and the King Ramses tour. ”  

Louise & David Ailwood • Submitted 10 Dec 2019
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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We did complete a satisfaction survey at the end of our holiday but I have been meaning to drop an extra note to say what a great guide Jamal was. He has the type of personality that gets on with anyone. He was knowledgeable, obliging, humorous and went above and beyond our expectations. He really contributed to our overall enjoyment of the holiday.

The city guides and drivers - in particular our driver Mohamed (who was with us for a week) were also all very good!

Many thanks.

Suzanne ”  

Suzanne & Richard Hughes • Submitted 6 Dec 2019
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Wow I'm still talking about this amazing adventure. The itinerary for the Pyramids to Petra tour enabled us to see all the sights: the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, Valley of the King's, Petra, Petra at night, Wadi Rum and The Dead Sea.

The tour itself is well planned and allows you to cover an extraordinary amount of ground in a short time: arriving in Cairo you are escorted through immigration by an On The Go rep, Ahmed Katonga, from then until being deposited back at the airport we were extremely well cared for. My bags did not arrive with me and he did everything to help locate and deliver to hotel. The hotels ranged from good to excellent, the representatives from excellent to unbelievable. The transport was comfortable and at all times we felt safe, well informed and well fed. The performance of all the On The Go representatives, guides and other staff involved was faultless.

Special mention to our guide for Egypt. Ahmed Esmat (Medo) His passion and knowledge of Egypt was outstanding. No matter what was needed or asked, he was more then happy to help. In particular, a traveller broke his ankle and Medo went to the hospital and found crutchers. If anyone had an upset stomach, Medo was there with help finding a chemist. He made sure the whole group was involved in any activity, no matter their age.

He had a great group of beautiful people from all across the world.

Thank you Medo for being an outstanding tour guide, you made our trip one that we will always talk about and never forget.”  

Megan Carney • Submitted 6 Dec 2019
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Pyramids to Petra
15 days Day | Group Tours
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From arrival to departure, everything was taken care of. Everything explained for the day, and tours of ancient wonders told in fantastic detail.

Medo loves his country and that was definitely shown in his re-telling of ancient times. He kept the whole tour group engaged all the time, but also gave us free time to relax. If any dilemma rose, Medo was swift in rectifying it, a sign of a very personable operator. I have recommended to many people i have spoken with here, about my trip - that they should travel to Egypt, and also use On the Go tours.

It was a most memorable trip. Thank you Medo and On the Go tours.”  

Fiona Miller • Submitted 6 Dec 2019
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Pyramids to Petra
15 days Day | Group Tours
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Tour was good though weather was much colder and wetter than anyone in our group had anticipated. We all agreed that On the Go definitely need to amend trip notes to reflect this.

On the positive side, we could not have had a better guide than Hisham. He was fantastic - charming, well informed, interesting and he looked after us so well. I can't stress enough what an asset he is to your company. It was largely due to him that we felt we had got a feel for Morocco. Indeed it would be fair to say that he made this holiday for us!

Our driver Suliaman also deserves a mention. He was always smiling and pleasant and he felt a very safe driver. He and Hisham appeared to work well together.”  

Joy Scott • Submitted 2 Dec 2019
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Magical Morocco
13 Days Day | Group Tours
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Egypt was incredibly brilliant, lived up to the hype but in a way that was surprising.

What I mean is that using the pyramids and king tut as the main selling points for Egypt is a massive undersell, so many more sites far more glorious such as Karnak temple and valley of the kings for example.

Medo was an extraordinary guide who was incredibly passionate about Egypt and its history, displaying abundant knowledge on this ancient civilization as well as being very resourceful with our time and how to use it.

I have strongly recommended Egypt to everyone I know back home in Adelaide, Australia. ”  

Brett Craddock • Submitted 25 Nov 2019
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Egypt Uncovered
11 days Day | Group Tours
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Wow wow wow what a great tour my husband and I just loved it. So well organised. Medo our Egypt guide was great so passionate about Egypt and so entertaining he made it fun to learn all the history even throwing in a play of which I had a staring role as Isis! Egypt was a major bucket list tick for me and it didn’t disappoint. Thank you Medo, thank you On The Go, I will and actually already have recommend this tour to all my friends and family.

Jordan was also fantastic and Mohammad (also part time pharmacist) was again a great guide, nothing was too much trouble. Loved it all. ”  

Robyn Bonaccorsi • Submitted 25 Nov 2019
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Pyramids to Petra
15 days Day | Group Tours
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We wish to thank Dino for our guided tour through Egypt. Well informative, we have done a lot of travel and never had a tour guide as good with his knowledge and understanding of how people see things in other countries. the information on every aspect of our tour was very satisfying. I recommend Dino to family hopefully they will catch up with Dino when they visit Cairo.”  

Rosaleen Millar • Submitted 23 Nov 2019
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King Tutankhamun
10 days Day | Group Tours
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I did the 9 day Egypt tour and our tour guide Amir was simply the best tour guide I have ever had. so friendly and kind to everyone. He is so well organized. He should honestly be in management. I can't believe what a good time we had. I recommend this tour to anybody who wants to go to a cheap vacation to see all of Egypt. Thanks for the great time Amir.”  

Peyman Showleh • Submitted 21 Nov 2019
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Felucca Explorer
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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This was an awesome Egypt trip! But hands down the best part of the trip was our tour guide Mohamed aka (MOMO).

He was full of information and brought it to life time after time. He also was very attentive to all of our needs. I felt very safe in Egypt and I highly recommend this destination.. I’m a huge traveler and this trip met all my expectations.. Momo thanks again for all the good times and history you shared. It was a very memorable trip for Frank and I. Much happiness, love and success your way. Christina ”  

Christina De Bruzos • Submitted 19 Nov 2019
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Alexandria & Ancient Egypt
13 days Day | Group Tours
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From the moment we arrived in Cairo and were met by Toonga, (fantastic guy), to our day trip of Backstreets of Cairo with Momo, (fantastic guy), then onto our actual tour, everything was awesome! We absolutely loved our Pyramids to Petra tour and were so very fortunate to have a tour leader like Medo! Not only was he extremely knowledgeable and informative, but his passion for his beloved Egypt, made us fall in love with the country as well! He was so easy to listen to and answered all of our questions with such patience. We particularly liked how he would get us to “act out” skits of Egyptian Gods and events, to help with understanding (and added humour as well). I was particularly grateful when he helped my husband with some antibiotics when he became unwell. If anyone is considering doing this tour, do not hesitate! It was fantastic! When we moved on to Jordan our guide there, Mohammed (also a pharmacist), was just as brilliant! Nothing was ever a drama. These 2 countries were simply outstanding in their own special way. Pyramids, temples, Gods, Pharohs, The Sphinx, Petra, The Treasury, The Monastery, Camping in Wadi Rum, Swimming in the Dead Sea and the list goes on! This tour is not to be missed. ”  

Maria Metcalfe • Submitted 18 Nov 2019
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Pyramids to Petra
15 days Day | Group Tours
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Absolutely loved Egypt and On The Go Tours. Medo provided great information every day and the relationship only got stronger every day. The choice of accommodation was always spot on and I never felt misled by On The Go regarding what to expect each day. Nader looked after us in Hurghada and he was also a great guide and very attentive. ”  

Nicolette Orafferrty • Submitted 17 Nov 2019
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King Ramses with Cruise
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Magical tour of all the ancient Egyptian sites. We felt safe the whole time and were extremely humbled by the caring nature and friendliness of the people. Loved all of the sites, the Pyramids, Abu Simbel, Plilae temple, Aswan, Nile Cruise, Luxor (loved Karnak temple) and Hurghada made even more special because of our amazingly knowledgeable, informative and caring tour guide Momo. He kept us entertained with his Egyptian stories and went above and beyond what was expected of a tour guide. We really loved how he spent extra time with his family and could have a joke with us. On the Go tours are blessed to have him. We would highly recommend a visit to Egypt. You will fall in love with the people and its magic. Thank you Momo for making our trip so memorable.”  

Lynn O'Brien • Submitted 17 Nov 2019
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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We visited the pyramids, Abu Simbel, Valley of the Kings and the Egyptian museum. We loved the Nile River Cruiser and the sleeper train is something we can’t do at home. Tonga and Momo took great care of us and treated us like family. Our trip would not have been the same without Momo. He was an absolute pleasure to be with and he went above and beyond. To suggesting the yummiest restaurants to go to, to getting us the best deal on souvenirs, to getting us to the sights early before they got busy, to making sure I was taken care of when I wasn’t feeling well, we could not have gotten better service from him. His sense of humour was an added bonus and he was super patient with all of our questions which I’m sure he’s answered a million times over the years. You cannot have a superior guide than Momo! ”  

Connie Prusic • Submitted 17 Nov 2019
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Pyramids to Petra
15 days Day | Group Tours
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Our Tour Guide Medo was absolutely amazing he looked after us the whole trip, his knowledge of the country is outstanding. Every one involved with the tour were amazing they were all friendly and helpful right from the moment we landed we were looked after and on our departure..Thank you Medo and On The Go Tours for an amazing trip .”  

Diane Thirkell • Submitted 15 Nov 2019
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Egypt Uncovered
11 days Day | Group Tours
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I can not Express how much I enjoyed my tour with On The Go. This was my once in a life time trip and the only place in the world I wanted to visit. These guys made it so easy, relax and enjoyable. Everything was so well organized from when we arrived 3 days early until we left 3 days after the tour. Our guide Medo was fantastic, so passionate about his country and he was so full of amazing information which he loved shearing with us. He was very enthusiastic and made sure we did not miss out on any experience even a camel ride. Thank you Medo for making this trip so fantastic. I would not hesitate in recommending them to anyone who wanted to visit Egypt. These guys are awesome. ”  

Elaine Mooney • Submitted 14 Nov 2019
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13 days Day | Group Tours
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Thank you "On The Go"

Fantastic service from arrival to the departure!

As soon as you arrive in Cairo Airport, you will be greeted by their representatives to assist your immigration process, luggage collection including the security process and the transport to your hotel – Very impressive.

I was greeted by professional tour guides, drivers and ground operators who were able to help give directions and take us smoothly throughout our Egypt experience. From my personal experience, you will be treated like family during your tour.

It was fantastic, one of the most amazing trips I have ever experienced. All I can say – “Everyone should visit and experience what the 'real' Egypt has to offer”.

This tour offers all you need to see 'real' Egypt. It includes all transportation through Egypt - from camel rides, bus rides, the night train from Cairo to Aswan, Felucca, sailing on the Nile Cruise from Aswan to Luxor and water boat rides on the Nile river or a flight from Luxor to Cairo.

Also, I loved the optional tours to the Philae temple and Abu Simbal temple. I am so glad that I did not miss these. It was just fascinating! I am so fortunate to have experienced such an amazing place!

Favourite bits: The felucca sailing experience on the Nile - watching the sunrise & sunset and sleeping under the stars just like the ancient Nubian sailed on the Nile river thousands of years before me.

Sleeping on the Night Train was comfy and waking up to see the rising sun was awesome even though I was super tired. Experiencing my first real mirage was cool too.

Momo was such a good tour guide and a professional archaeologist which meant we were able to lap up all the information he gave us. He was a very caring and patient person – So privileged to be part of Momo’s family.

Many thanks On The Go for this amazing experience!! ”  

Grace Wall • Submitted 14 Nov 2019
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King Tutankhamun with Cruise
10 days Day | Group Tours
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Medo was an amazing guide. So full of knowledge and passion for this incredible country.

A kind and knowledgeable guide who was always up for questions and a chat.

Couldn’t have asked for a better guide for this amazing tour. Would Definately do it again. ”  

Wendy Foerster • Submitted 13 Nov 2019
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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When we booked this tour back in February we really weren’t sure what we were signing up for. The tour blurb sounded too good to be true, particularly for the money we paid. We thought it was cool that our tour guide was an Egyptologist but we didn’t set our expectations too high. So of course we were blown away when we met Medo. We chose to do the day tour to Alexandria and although there were only two of us, Medo’s energy was unwavering and his passion for his country was incredible. We instantly knew that the next 2 weeks would be amazing. The next day we did the back streets of Cairo tour and then started the Egypt Unplugged tour the following day. Medo taught us so much about Egypt’s ancient and modern history, more than I could have learnt in any history class. He took us to the best local restaurants and his recommendations for extra activities such as the snorkelling were always spot on. When the Hilton in Hurghada couldn’t figure out our bookings, Medo stood at the reception desk for 10 hours to make sure our group was taken care of. I can wholeheartedly say that his enthusiasm, work ethic and his love for his country made my trip what it was. I have never felt safer overseas than I did in Egypt. Since returning home I have been telling anyone who will listen that this trip with On The Go is a must. I can’t wait to return and have my fingers crossed that I’m lucky enough to have Medo as my tour guide again next time. Can I give 6 stars?!”  

Bianca Barnes • Submitted 13 Nov 2019
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Egypt Uncovered
11 days Day | Group Tours
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Our guide, Waleed, was the best! He guided us every step of the way and even took extra steps to make sure we had a great experience. He was also more like a friend than someone just doing a job. I definitely got to experience the highlights of Cairo and Luxor and got up close to the history that I’ve read about!

We were also lucky enough to have great people in our tour group from all over the world. They added to the experience.

The only downside was the constant hassling from people to buy things. As a tourist, I definitely plan to do some shopping, but I actually bought less because of the hassling. But, I appreciate On The Go for a memorable vacation.”  

Cynthia Gary • Submitted 13 Nov 2019
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6 days Day | Group Tours
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An outstanding tour guide and made the experienced more enjoyable & fun! Great sense of humour & connected with everyone. ”  

Renelle Angeles • Submitted 12 Nov 2019
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This tour is wonderful! It was my first ever group tour and I enjoyed every minute! Our tour guide Medo was amazing, he knew everything, there wasn’t a question he couldn’t answer and he was so passionate about his country and it’s history. I feel like I wouldn’t have gotten half as much out of the trip if it wasn’t for Medo! The trip itself was amazing, the itinerary is great, we saw and did so much, highly recommended to all of my friends! ”  

Sheri Matthews • Submitted 11 Nov 2019
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Thoroughly enjoyed the experience in Egypt and Jordan. Felt really comfortable the whole way that OTG would look after our interests.

Egypt was definitely an eye opener. Nader was the best possible tour guide you could ask for. Communication, planning and attention to detail in every aspect of the tour, right down to arranging late check outs at hotels knowing that we would be wanting showers etc before the next leg of the journey. A really great guy as well - he made us all feel safe and he was part of our tour group, not just the guide.

We spent a couple of nights on the Felucca. Recommend that ear plugs are added to the list of essential items to block out snoring! The two train trips were the least enjoyable aspect of the tour. Recommend Nader for the tour guide of the year award.”  

Jenny Box • Submitted 11 Nov 2019
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Pyramids to Petra
15 days Day | Group Tours
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The Egypt unplugged tour was an amazing experience and all the sights just exceeded my expectations but Medo and on the go tours truly made the experience exceptional with their kindness, passion and dedication. Medo was so knowledgeable and it was just inspiring to see the passion he has for Egypt, thank you Medo. I would highly recommend on the go tours. ”  

Vicky Thirkell • Submitted 11 Nov 2019
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11 days Day | Group Tours
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Hello & Good Evening ...

I would like to give you feedback on my first ever trip to Africa / Egypt using 'On the Go Tours'.

As this was my first trip using 'On the Go Tours', I did not really know what to expect upon my arrival at Cairo International Airport after flying for nearly 24 hrs.

I was surprised to see the 'On the Go Tours' rep awaiting my arrival in what I would classify as the 'secure' side of the airport (working at an airport too, I know our airport would not allow this). Seeing this made me think CAI must have a very high regard for 'On the Go Tours' to allow representatives to meet incoming passengers who will be touring with 'On the Go Tours' where they did.

The representative assisted in getting my Tourist Visa along with US $'s being exchanged to EGP. Clearing customs, collecting my bag it was to the car & the hotel where I was once again met with 'On the Go Tour' reps who gave me a brief synopsis of the coming week & who my tour guide would be.

'On the Go Tours' should be honored to have Mr. Ahmed "Medo" Esmat as a tour guide ...

His knowledge of the Ancient Egyptian society, understanding all the Gods, the ability to read the Egyptian hieroglyphics was beyond amazing.

"Medo" took the time to explain the history of the Ancient Egyptian society; he talked at ease about all the Gods the Ancient Egyptian society had & how they worked in their daily lives. (I do believe it was the Wednesday of my tour, I thought my head was going to explode as "Medo" started to talk about yet another God we had not heard of ... at some point during the day, I asked "Medo" to please, by weeks end, write down all the Gods, starting with Ra & show how they all were related or how they intermingled in every day Egyptian life. He was going to do that until I found a little book about the main Gods of Ancient Egypt in the museum.

What I also liked was, although an expert in his field, he did not 'talk down' to us ... he talked to us in a way we could understand ... I should say at this point too, his English was excellent!

Every evening our group would briefly get together with "Medo" & he would quickly tell us what we would be doing the following day; if we were getting up early, why we had to get up at such an hour. He would tell us the importance of where we were going; the importance to the region, Egypt & why this was important to the Ancient Egyptians.

On the day of, he would briefly explain again what we would be seeing & then, when at the location, gave us, what I considered to be a highly educated lesson on the Ancient Egypt society where we were that day.

What I personally liked, when we arrived at the location, we already had somewhat of an idea of what we were about to see & when "Medo" commenced with his historical information, we became even more informed.

It was (is) a small point but I did like too, "Medo" cared enough about us that whenever he was giving talks on something, he tried as much as possible to do so in the shade ... our temperatures were in the mid 40'sC to 50C every day!

"Medo" always allowed us ample time to tour the location where we were at ...

"Medo" always answered your questions & if there was a question he didn't know the answer, he would find out the answer.

"Medo" treated all of us as if we were one big family ... he always wanted to make sure we were enjoying ourselves; was there anything we needed or wanted.

He allowed us, as a group to decide what we wanted to do if there were multiple locations to visit in a day.

What I noticed too, while at a location, with his enthusiasm & knowledge, several from other tours would 'lag' behind a little to listen to what "Medo" had to say.

Although I was in a group which numbered close to 24, I felt, when "Medo" was talking, he was talking to me ... he gave you that 'personal' feeling. (I speak about this as on the Friday, I took the train from Luxor back to Cairo & Saturday morning, with another 'On the Go Tours' guide, we went to the Cairo Museum. I did not get the same 'personalized' feel from said tour guide which I received from "Medo". I have to say, I truly wish I had had "Medo" as my tour guide at the Cairo Museum. I can truly say this, I missed "Medo" & it was not even 24hours since I left him. (Talking with other members of my group several weeks later, I can say, I would most definitely have liked the tour of the Cairo Museum with "Medo" seeing what my ex-group members say. Just a personal opinion ....)

Having experienced two tour guides, I can honestly say, "Medo" gives you a feeling he is talking to you. I do not have enough superlatives to describe how I feel about "Medo" but I will say this, anyone who has "Medo" as a tour guide is going to truly enjoy the experience.

As an aside, because of how I was treated by everyone at "On the Go Tours" & most importantly how I felt as "Medo" was my tour guide, I am already looking at a return trip with 'On the Go Tours' next year.

With that said, I truly do hope you are able to assign "Medo" to this particular tour ... he had made that great an impression on me! What about the actual trip: all I can say, I was more than amazed! Photos & video alone do not do justice to the Pyramids of Giza & the Sphinx. Seeing the first ever pyramid, the 'Stepped Pyramid' & the on going excavations gave you an even further insight into the history of Ancient Egypt & how discoveries are being made in the Saqquara region almost on a monthly basis.

With my interest in Egyptian history developing at the age of 10 when I was watching / reading news about the new Aswan Dam & how the temples of Ramesses II & Nefertati were saved came full circule when we were at Abu Simbel. I think I shed a couple of tears ...

The Temple of Kom Ombo, Luxor & Karnack Temples, the Valley of the Kings & to actually be IN 4 tombs, including Tutankhamun's tomb left me speechless! One should not forget Hatshepsut's Mortuary Temple & to think, a mere 10 days to 2 weeks later, 30 perfect coffins were unearthed a mere couple hundred yards from where we stood!

The only negative of the tour, not enough time! I so wanted to stay longer at several locations.

In closing, you have a truly excellent tour guide in Ahmed "Medo" Esmat ... any tour / person(s) who has "Medo" as a guide is enriched & comes away with a greater knowledge & understanding of the Ancient Egyptian culture.

It was a true pleasure visiting Egypt & meeting "Medo"; as I said, mainly because of him, I am looking at a return visit in 2020, "Egypt Uncovered" ... November 22 - December 2. I truly hope you are able to assign "Medo" to this tour ... seeing him again will be a true pleasure but learning even more from him will be even better!

Thank you ....

Dave Armstrong -- King Tutankhamun - 9 days

'Team Ramesses' ("Medo's" name he gave our group!) ”  

Dave Armstrong • Submitted 11 Nov 2019
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King Tutankhamun
10 days Day | Group Tours
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Medo was absolutely fantastic. His passion and knowledge of Egypt was infectious. The experience we had with Medo made the Trip as one of our best trips we have had. This trip was on our list for a very long time and Medo delivered the experience with professionalism and went above and beyond to make the trip an experience of a life time. We would highly recommend Medo to anyone that was thinking of a trip to Egypt that is wanting the full experience of the history and life in Egypt. ”  

David Gow • Submitted 10 Nov 2019
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Road To Jordan
16 days Day | Group Tours
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Medo was a great tour and has vast knowledge about egyptology.

He became one crucial member of the crew we created and helped us all enjoy a wonderful holiday. Best part: playing cards in the Felucca! ”  

Marta Sanau • Submitted 10 Nov 2019
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Felucca Explorer & Red Sea
13 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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Amazing tour enhanced by the best tour guide I have ever had! Medo made Egypt magical ”  

Alice Emeny • Submitted 10 Nov 2019
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Road To Jordan
16 days Day | Group Tours
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Ticking off the highlights of Egypt was an absolute dream come true! It's difficult to choose a favourite but spending a night on the Nile on a felucca was an experience I will never forget.

The professional and thorough On The Go Tours service began from the moment we arrived right up until departure. The airport service was exceptional, particularly to skip the long queues.

Moving around on tour everything was always very efficient and informative. We got a great feel for each place that we visited with complete knowledge of the historic sites while also experiencing the locals and their livelihood.

A huge thank you to Momo, your guide plays the most crucial part in an experience in any country and all thanks to him it was incredible and so special. His knowledge combined with his passion for both his country and it's history made the amazing trip that it was so thank you!”  

Kendall Roberts • Submitted 9 Nov 2019
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King Tutankhamun
10 days Day | Group Tours
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This tour was absolutely fantastic! We got to see all the major hot spots as well as encounter a overnight onboard a train plus Felucca!

From the time we arrived at the airport we had such friendly service from the On The Go staff - this was consistent throughout the trip.

Really loved how we got to enjoy dinners at small intimate local restaurants and walk through side streets etc. like we’re locals 😊

And a very special thanks to Momo for making this an unforgettable trip! His passion, knowledge, patience (I had so many questions) and great sense of humor really complimented / added to the whole experience.”  

Frances Gericke • Submitted 9 Nov 2019
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King Tutankhamun
10 days Day | Group Tours
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This was the first time that I had taken a tour. I was hesitant in the past. But I am sure glad I did! What a wonderful experience! Not only was Egypt beyond my expectations but the group leader was so well educated and very informative. I learned so much from him. ”  

Kimberly Medica • Submitted 5 Nov 2019
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Cairo to Luxor Explorer
6 days Day | Group Tours
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Fabulous experience, Egypt is a must visit destination, it's like nowhere I've ever been before.

The tour included everything you should see in Egypt, the Pyramids, Valley of the Kings and Karnak temple in particular are fascinating. We did the add on to visit Abu Simbel and it was amazing, don't be put off by the early start, our first view of it from around the corner took our breath away.

We really enjoyed the Nile Cruise, it was great sitting on the deck just floating through the county, and gave a very different perspective to the non-stop activity of Cairo.

The overnight train journey really added to our Egyptian adventure, and again a great way to see more of the country. Hotels were of a good standard throughout and have obviously been well selected for their locations as well as their facilities.

Momo our guide was FANTASTIC! His knowledge is phenomenal, and he really helped to bring the history and culture of Egypt alive and tailored his approach according to the location.

He encouraged our group to get to know each other, which really added to our holiday and his mix of professionalism and humour were absolutely spot on.

Momo went over and above his role throughout our holiday, he offered us opportunities to experience the real Egypt that weren't included in the itinerary e.g. going to local restaurants and coffee shops to enable us to really soak up the atmosphere of the country.

We left Egypt having had a wonderful holiday and made new friends from around the world, what more could you ask for.

This is our second time travelling with On The Go Tours, and I would recommend them to anyone who enjoys exploring new places with like minded people.”  

Karen Taylor • Submitted 1 Nov 2019
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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OTG tour reviews - Egypt & Momo

My husband, daughter, son & myself went to Egypt for the King Rameses with cruise tour (28/9/2019 - 10/10/2019). We covered so much in these 13 days.

This is the second time that my husband & I visited Egypt (previously done Sunchaser tour in Feb 2018) with our previous knowledgeable Egyptologist Alam Mido.

My husband & I was disappointed at first when OTG & our previous tour guide Alam could not guarantee that we will have Alam again as tour leader. OTG & Alam assured us that we will have a very knowledgeable Egyptologist & that we will be in their very capable hands. After seeing & meeting our new tour guide/leader Mohamed Saiid (aka Momo) we all knew we are in good hands.

Momo is a very knowledgeable, experienced Egyptologist which is passionate about Ancient Egypt & Egypt's history, their people & culture.

Momo's explanation of Egypt's history kept our attention continously (I could not even fall asleep or I forgot to take photos 😢, so intense was my listening skills when Momo was talking🎤).

Momo made the tour members a family in such a short period of time, even that we were from different nationalities & total strangers. By bonding us as a family resulted in: - it kept our group together; we stayed friends even after our tour ended.

Momo gave clear instructions to everyone including that we all need to be punctual which made our tour run smoothly and enjoyable. The tour was very organised and perfect! Our tour group had everyday so much fun; we miss this now.

All of the sights in Egypt including Cairo, The Pyramids of Giza, Aswan, Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, Sakkara, Kom Ombo, Hurghada are all well looked after; truly inspiring pieces of history. We had the option to visit Abu Simble but we decline the opportunity. We stayed in Hurghada because I needed the rest before commencing with our next OTG tour to Sri-Lanka.

Egypt, its people, food & sights are amazing! 

Even that the tours are budget tours, the hotels are beautiful 4* & 5* hotels with delicious breakfasts including a variety of different breads daily. Breads are given with all meals. I had to decline the bread on many occasions😢 because I had previously gained weight; I promised myself not to gain weight this time😂😂

All of the accommodation we used was clean and very comfortable. The transportation was excellent with comfy seats, air conditioning and on-board wifi.

We were met at the airport on arrival by OTG Rep Ahmed Katona (aka Tonga). Ahmed Zidan (aka Zidan) had the privilege of seeing us off at the airport for our departure.

With both tours to Egypt my expections were totally met about safety, we were completely save. OTG & Egyption government main priority to their tourists are their safety, they made sure that we were looked after & kept save. There was no reason to feel unsave at anytime.

Additional excursion are avaliable.

Tour guides on the various additional excursions.

Zidan was our tour guide for the optional excursion Nile River Dinner with traditional Egyption Belly Dancing, Egyptian tanoura (men spinning their bodies in repetitive circles) distinguished by the use of a multicolored skirt. He was also the person who took us to the airport & made sure our departure ran smoothly.

Ahmed Esmat (aka Medo) was our tour guide for an optional excursion - Backstreets of Cairo. We could not visited the Tahir square on that specific day due to safety reasons. Medo adjusted our tour with a visit to a local restaurant to experience their local beverage; Hibiscus tea and for smoking some shisha (a water-pipe for smoking flavoured tobacco, which passes the smoke through water). We had then time to explore Egypyt on foot, it gave us the opportunity to shop for souvenirs before we headed to the Cave Church of St. Simon.

Sherif Fawsy, although we had Sherif as one of our additional tour guides in Feb.2018, he recognize me & my husband in one of the hotels. We also had the opportunity to introduce my daughter & son to him. Sherif always greeted us friendly, asked how we are when our different tour groups met at the same time at the various destinations. It was amazing to see him again.

Although additional excursion are available which does not form part of the OTG tours but it is worth doing while visiting Egypt.

The experience of sailing down the Nile on a felucca at sunset was awesome. Even that the weather were not on our side with wind blowing, we will have good memories of our expience on rowing the felucca back to the hotel.

Seeing the Red Seas amazing coral reefs, various marine life & my son snorkelling in the Red Sea was simply awesome.

Momo is such an amazing tour guide leader with the following exceptional qualities: -

Qualified Egyptologist

Knowledgeable in various fields, current history, ancient history, sport, various culture & religions, etc.

Friendly

Passionate about Egypt & Egyptian history - Momo's eyes sparkle with pride when he explains to us the Egyption history, people & cultures. He drawn pictures on the ground on more than one occasion that we can understand what he is explaining to us. I loved this & his history lessons was therefore very enjoyable.

Ambassador for OTG & Egypt, he loves the work he is doing. You can see this in Momo's body language when he is on or off the job.

Empathetic - when Momo heard it was our  (my husband & I) second visit to Egypt & both tour was with OTG, he was immediately worried why we returned & what went wrong with the first tour. We explained that we visited Egypt in Feb 2018; 7 months after I had a hip operation. I could not do all the activities then & promised to return. All went well after that but fate was not on my side. I broke my ACL (cross ligaments) totally off & torn my cartilage in my knee +-2 months before the tour commenced. Momo made sure that everything was going okey with me even when I had family support. There was adequate time for me to reach the sightseeing. Momo always asked me during & after the visit that there was anything that I need assistance with.

Given assistance - I can't thank Momo enough for lending a helping hand when I needed to climb steps, walking over rough terrain or to be my personal photographer when I needed family or group photos. I will treasure these moments for ever.

Going behond the extra mile -

Momo assisted us in Luxor with arranging transport, as translator & guide when we visited a different perfumery one evening in our spare time to see if we can find a specific perfume.

When Momo heard that we was hoping to meet again our previous tour guide Alam at some stage during the tour & when I said disappointly 'Oh Nooo! ' when he told us that it would not happen because the two tours are on opposite sides of Egypt. We would therefore not be able to see Alam before our departure date. When Momo and Alam call each other, Momo brought his phone to me & my husband so that we could speak to Alam. This made our day even more special. This will be one of our sweetest memories of this tour. Momo you are a star & please remember that we will be treasuring this gusture forever in our hearts!

Momo made sure that the group's tick boxes were ticked; from where to find lunch, dinner, additional excursions, souvenirs such jewellery, music, t-shirts, Egyptian linen, perfume or anything which they would have asked for if he was able to do.

This King Rameses tour would not have been a success if it wasn't for Momo ***** service delivery.

Momo THANK YOU on behalf of my husband Johan; daughter Lilian; son Dean & myself for an amazing memorable tour. This was one special family holiday for us. You received 5 ***** + from all of us.

Although Medo, Tonga, Zidan or Sherif wasn't the main tour guide/leader for us, it is amazing that OTG have such dedicate tour guides and leaders. Each of them are dedicated ambassadors for OTG & Egypt.

My husband & I have done 5 tours with OTG, we did & will again gladly recommend Egypt; OTG, their Tour Guides & Reps! We will also go back to Egypt, hopefully in the near future.

Gloudina, Johan, Lilian and Dean Myburgh

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Oct 2019”  

Maria Gloudina Myburgh • Submitted 31 Oct 2019
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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This trip was a childhood dream come true. My guide Ahmed Halel was amazing he was very patient with our group, exceedingly knowledgeable, eager teacher, extremely professional and overall an incredible human being. The experience could only be described as once-in-a-lifetime. I will definitely be returning to Egypt again.”  

Velia Ponce • Submitted 27 Oct 2019
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Cairo to Luxor Explorer
6 days Day | Group Tours
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Momo our tour guide from On the go tours was amazingly insightful and knew what he was talking about, almost everyone I know said PLEASE don't have your honeymoon in Egypt it isn't safe, I'm glade we didn't listen.

We felt safe 100% of the time in Egypt. The people are beautiful, all of them, cheeky, full of smiles, fun and kind.

What can I say about sight seeing, well I've ticked off most of my childhood dreams with the trust and guidance of "On The Go Tours" cant wait to come back and do a solo trip and get all the good vibes again ”  

Kathryn Findlay • Submitted 25 Oct 2019
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Alexandria & Ancient Egypt
13 days Day | Group Tours
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The tour was great. Saw all the places we wanted to see at a good pace. A few very early mornings but well worth the effort. The cruise was like a mini holiday in the middle.

Momo our guide made the tour. For us hit the right balance between humour & education. Always had time & made sure we were all getting what we wanted out of the trips. Thanks Momo!”  

Matthe Garner • Submitted 24 Oct 2019
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Visiting Egypt was an amazing experience. The entire trip went seamless without us ever having to worry about anything. The transport and accommodation were always clean and comfortable, the food options were ok and we felt safe at all times.

The itinerary included most of the main ancient sites to visit in Egypt. I also appreciated going to selected artisan shops to learn and buy natural/traditional products manufactured in Egypt.

Many thanks to our guide Amir Essam for his positive energy and bringing our group together! I was very pleased with the service with the On The Go team in Egypt. ”  

Genalda Silva • Submitted 24 Oct 2019
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Felucca Explorer
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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My husband and I did the 13 day King Ramses tour with the cruise upgrade. In general everything was well organized from airport pick up to drop off. The tour is as described but the real highlight was our tour guide Momo. We’ve had a lot of tour guides in our time but Momo went above and beyond with sharing his knowledge and time with the diverse group of 25 (even during our ‘down time’). The sights are amazing and included everything I ever wanted to see in Egypt and more. It was only enhanced with Momo’s expert narrative. Definitely a recommended tour, including the Abu Simbel add on. ”  

Renata Constantinou • Submitted 23 Oct 2019
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Egypt, its people, food and sights are amazing! I cannot recommend this country and On The Go enough. The tour organised was perfect. All of the sights including Cairo, The Pyramids of Giza, Abu Simbel, Aswan, Luxor, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, Sakkara, Hurghada and more are all well looked after and truly inspiring pieces of history which were introduced to us by our excellent tour leader. The experience of sailing down the Nile on a felucca and stopping to go swimming was awesome and snorkelling in the Red Sea was simply awe-inspiring.

All of the accommodation used was clean, comfortable and so much more than I had expected on a budget tour and the transportation was excellent with comfy seats, air conditioning and on-board wifi.

I think it is also really important to note that NOT ONCE did I feel unsafe! I had been somewhat unsure when I first arrived as you are when you enter any new country, but within 24 hours of meeting my amazing tour leader and setting off on our adventure any doubts were wiped from my mind and I was able to enjoy the endless welcoming nature of the Egyptian people and culture.

Amir, our tour leader was definitely one of the highlights of this tour He made the whole experience seamless from entering sights to check in to hotels and tipping, everything was easy and organised thanks to him. He was incredibly engaging and knowledgeable, he taught me so much about the country and its history and went above an beyond to ensure our experiences were magical. The relationships he built with every single person on the tour are amazing, we came in expecting to see Egypt and then leave, but in reality left as one big family with plans to visit each other all over the world!

I can guarantee that after this experience that not only will I be back to Egypt (and requesting Amir) but On The Go will be my first stop for tours exploring every corner of this amazing world! ”  

Anika Sorensen • Submitted 13 Oct 2019
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Felucca Explorer & Red Sea
13 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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This tour was absolutely AMAZING! Egypt is the one country that I have always wanted to visit and it did not disappoint. The Pyramids are absolutely magnificent in person, and having the chance to actually go inside one was so exciting. The Valley of the Kings was stunning, it is absolutely breath taking walking down into the tombs, hieroglyphs either side of you as you descend the path towards the burial chambers, just imaging how much more spectacular it would have been all those years ago. The temples all through the country are beautiful, I don’t think there was one that I wasn’t in awe of as I walked through, the skill and talent the Egyptian people had for creating such magnificent structures back then is unbelievable. Photographs can never portray the power and emotions that you feel from seeing all these structures in person that is for certain.

I highly recommend that everyone put Egypt on their list of places to travel, it really is an experience not to be missed, not once have I ever felt unsafe whilst travelling this country, from Cairo - Aswan and all the way to Abu Simbel I felt as safe as i would back home, so to those who have their concerns about travelling here you really have nothing to worry about, I will definitely be coming back here in the future. On The Go is a fantastic company to book through, very organised and ensures that their tours include the best of Egypt with the best of guides who extremely knowledgeable and helpful.

I can honestly say that as much as I knew that I would enjoy seeing everything that I have my guide Amir made it much more fun and enjoyable than I thought it could be, and I feel truly grateful that at the end of this tour I can call him a friend :D and would happily join another tour with him as my guide. Best guide I’ve ever had on a tour hands down.”  

Sam Schroeder • Submitted 11 Oct 2019
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Jordan & Egypt Discovered
19 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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Great experience, beautiful country with lovely friendly people..Exciting to see all the tourist attractions site keep so clean and well.Was a blessing to have Amir Essam as our guide,very flexible loving great speaker knowledgeable about his country. Passion just shines on his eyes when he starts opening his mouth about Egypt. Everything was well organised. Excellent hotel with friendly staff. Must recommend trip.”  

Martha Tshoke • Submitted 11 Oct 2019
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Felucca Explorer
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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'On the Go' tours are what the name suggests; seeing as much as possible in each day. They are not tours for people who prefer lots of shopping ad leisure days. We were happy we chose to tour with this company. Our guides; Momo in Egypt and Hameed in Jordan were very knowledgeable and passionate to share with us the history and cultures of their countries. We appreciated their offered assistance in any situation and their determination that the schedule and itinerary was met. Accommodation throughout both tours was very good, good locations, rooms and staff. We ticked off the most amazing highlights of both countries. We do suggest that 'fitness levels' need to be emphasized in literature for the Jordan tour.

At all times we felt safe and relaxed travelling through these amazing countries and recommend experiencing our memorable trip of 'Pyramids to Petra'.”  

Michael O'Halloran • Submitted 10 Oct 2019
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Pyramids to Petra
15 days Day | Group Tours
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This tour far exceeded my expectations. The accommodation was fantastic and the transportation was comfortable. AJ, our leader in Jordan was wonderful, going above and beyond to accommodate special requests and to assist travellers fulfil their dreams especially as one of ours was to see Petra.

Momo in Egypt was fantastic. He handled every issue that arose with professionalism and intelligence. He is passionate about Egypt and he provided the information about each destination we visited in a humorous and memorable way. He was very protective of his little 'family' making sure we enjoyed every aspect of our adventure. Nothing was too much trouble.

Nash accompanied us on our add on to Alexandria and El Alamein He was very informative at the sites and allowed us plenty of time to wander around on our own. He was wonderful company and gave us lots of insight into the everyday life of Egyptians.

I only wish I could have tour leaders like AJ, Momo or Nash every time I travelled”  

Mary Kane • Submitted 8 Oct 2019
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Jordan & Egypt Discovered
19 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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Alam was an excellent tour guide.

The organisation of the tour was a seamless process for us. All hotel check ins, travel arrangements etc. were very efficient.

I was particularly impressed with the way Alam explained the history and background at the historical sites. ”  

Susan Smith • Submitted 8 Oct 2019
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King Ramses with Cruise
13 days Day | Group Tours
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This tour for sure exceeded my expectations. Egypt is such an amazing country, such a rich history, full of contrasts. To be able to visit Egypt with Amir was awesome I never felt unsafe. He told us a great lot and, being passionate about ancient Egypt, he answered all my questions.

He showed us how kind and welcoming these people can be, how excited they are to see different people visiting their country. We tried delicious food and the days spent on the felucca will forever bring me happy memories. I couldn't ask for a better guide.

I definitely want to go back and I would 100% repeat the Felucca Explorer. I will never forget this experience, this amazing family that Egypt brought together and this wonderful guide. I am ever so grateful to On the Go Tours for making this possible. ”  

Eduarda Sa • Submitted 7 Oct 2019
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Felucca Explorer
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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As a solo Traveller, I was reluctant on choosing Egypt as my destination. But I was blessed to have Amir as my tour guide. He ensured the safety and well-being of each group member. at the same time he ensured, we had fun and bonded well.

I had a great time and I would definitely recommend anyone who's taking a trip to Egypt.

Go out, book and forget all your worries.”  

Zohra Ahmad • Submitted 7 Oct 2019
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Essential Egypt
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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Unforgettable tour, I had a wonderful trip filled with interesting facts, figures and so much fun. I met so many wonderful people and made some life long friends in our group.The group consisted of couples and single travellers young and old.

The food was great the hotels clean and comfortable.

We were met at the airport on arrival by Emil and taken through to our transport.From then on we always had someone looking out for us.This was very comforting for my sister and I knowing we had someone to rely on at any time.

Our tour guide Momo was wonderful.So knowledgeable, patient ,funny, very thoughtful and protective of the group at all times. Momo made the trip even more enjoyable in my opinion.

I would not hesitate for a single second to recommend On The Go tours to my friends and family.

Thanks for a wonderful trip.”  

Suzy Stevenson • Submitted 5 Oct 2019
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Cairo, Cruise & Coast
13 days Day | Group Tours
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I was a bit apprehensive going to Egypt as the media shows a negative image of the country. I didn’t know what to expect, but I felt at ease as days went by after my arrival. The histories/myths that was brilliantly told by our tour guide were quite enchanting and I often had goosebumps just listening. I was in awe with all of our excursions. It can get exhausting, but I figured On The Go Tours lives up to its name. Don’t get me wrong, it was all worth it and I would definitely encourage everyone to go.

There’s so much to see, the country is rich in history, the people are friendly and helpful, despite the language barrier. Momo made our tour so much more fun and intriguing. He was very knowledgeable and passionate about what he spoke of. He set a very, very high bar for all tour guides. I was very fortunate to have Momo as my tour guide and I think he helped our group we called 'Family' build a special bond in such a short time. He cared about us and it showed. We love you, Momo! If it was possible to give you more than 5 stars, I would -undoubtedly. Thank you!”  

Goldee Nastor • Submitted 2 Oct 2019
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Pyramids to Petra
15 days Day | Group Tours
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Tour: The tour was fantastic! We managed to pack so much in and see so many sights that it was amazing! Each day was jam packed and at the end when we returned to the hotel I really felt like that I'd had a brilliant, worthwhile day. Not only did we see a lot but some of the sights we saw were world class - The Dead Sea, Church of the Nativity, Sea of Galliee, Masada, The Western Wall and so on...It was also great seeing so much of the country.

I'm glad we added on the extra day at the start as that gave us time to see some of Tel Aviv. I'm also pleased that we added on the day at the end as it was nice just having a full day to wander around Jerusalem.

Coach driver (Emil): What a great, talented a driver and a lovely person. Everyone on the tour really liked him.

Tour guide (Eyal): I thought Eyal was excellent. His knowledge of politics, history and religion was really good and he answered every question. He also mixed in some personal stories along with the history and explanations. He also managed to arrange and time the visits so that we missed most of the crowds and queuing.

Hotels: The hotels were all fine. Maybe the only (very minor) negative point was the hotel in Tel Aviv (BY14). It was in a great location but wasn't one of those listed in the tour notes, although it was very clean, efficient and friendly. Maybe it could be added to the tour notes? But this is a very minor point and overall they were all good. The hotel in Jerusalem was also in an excellent location and the food was fantastic.

Tour group: We were in a really mixed, nice group. I think everyone thought highly of the driver and the guide. Overall I would say that this was an excellent tour with a wonderful guide!”  

Darren Crowson • Submitted 1 Oct 2019
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Heritage & Holy Land
8 days Day | Group Tours
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Very few negatives. Hotel access to WIFI could be improved. Hotel in Casablanca upon arrival not great. Overall instead of an A+ - an A. Thank you for an incredible experience.”  

Barbara Bunker • Submitted 1 Oct 2019
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Casablanca to Essaouira
13 days Day | Group Tours
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I really enjoyed this trip to Egypt and would recommend it as a female traveller. I am glad we paid the Tip Kitty and Entrance fees upfront, making this a hassle free holiday. We were provided with great service throughout and made some great friends along the way. We did so much on the tour and had a few days in the middle to relax.

Our Tour Guide, Momo was really good, he went above and beyond to cater for everyone's needs and did a great job of making everyone feel like they were part of a family. I was ill during the second day and he kept checking on me until I felt better and I appreciated that greatly. He was very knowledgeable about Ancient Egypt and the economical/social history of the country. The sites were incredible and well worth the visit, the heat can be unbearable, but the Tour Guide keeps this in mind when arranging the visits. Momo had a great sense of humour and used this to teach us about the Kings and Pharaohs helping us to retain this knowledge and not just leave it behind in Egypt. The Sleeper Train was another great experience and the coaches that transferred between the cities were to a very high standard. Be prepared for the heat, keep snacks & drinks on you at all times, and bringing medication is a must. The WiFi in the hotels are not great, but the friendships you make during the trip who are part of 'The Family' is more important. ”  

Sarah Joomun • Submitted 27 Sep 2019
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Essential Egypt
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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Wow, Wow, and Wow! I have just completed the On the Go tour in Egypt and I just have to say that going to Egypt has been a dream of mine and I have wanted to go there for many years however; many said it was not safe. I want to let everyone know that I have travelled to a lot of countries over the years and I have never felt as safe as in Egypt. We were met at the airport by Emile our On The Go rep and Saiid also took us quickly and efficiently through customs.

Our Tour guide, Momo is a very knowledgeable expert and he provided interesting historical information before and during our excursions which made walking around the ancient sites even more rewarding as you could understand more of their histories. He is a very passionate man who clearly loves his heritage. Momo meticulously arranged each day for us by providing wake up calls, times for check outs and transportation. He had a large group of us but made sure all our needs were met each day. He was very kind, patient, and made sure we all had a good time.

The Egyptian people were very friendly and I loved every minute of our adventure. Momo made us all feel very safe and well looked after. Thanks MoMo. So if there is anyone , like me, who dreams of Egypt, my advice is to go and go now, you won’t be disappointed. ”  

Jan Turner • Submitted 27 Sep 2019
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Felucca Explorer & Red Sea
13 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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The tour was true to its name 'On The Go'. Lots to see and do and plenty of R&R in between. Wonderful sights and great company too.Made some amazing friends. Our tour guide was the best,so knowledgeable, considerate and very passionate about his country.One in a million in my opinion. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone one who loves adventure steeped in history. This is a tour that shows you insight into the Egypt way of life, past and present. Thank you to all the team at 'On The Go' for making this trip so amazing. I will be back.”  

Susan Stevenson • Submitted 27 Sep 2019
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Alexandria & Ancient Egypt
13 days Day | Group Tours
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I have used On The Go Tours last year for a trip to India. The reps meetings us at the airport and hotel were lovely and helpful. We had a great time and really enjoyed the sights. Our tour guide Momo was brilliant, I was impressed by his knowledge of ancient Egypt and of the country as a whole. He was funny, enthusiastic and very passionate about his job. He made sure the whole group was happy, asking us at each location how much time we wanted to look around, told us funny stories about the ancient Egyptians, he offered us options for meals and was able to answer all my questions and help whenever we needed it. He even brought the whole group mango juice, which was the least I expected. It’s a shame he isn’t able to do tours in other countries as I would definitely love to have him guide us on other On The Go Tours in different countries. My only issue with the whole trip was the lack of wifi in the hotel rooms. I have made some fantastic lifelong friends and really do miss the ‘Family’ Momo created. Cant wait for the next trip with On The Go.”  

Hafiza Bibi • Submitted 25 Sep 2019
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Essential Egypt
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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There are not enough superlatives to describe my tour guide, Ahmed "Medo" Esmet. With every day, at every location, it was very evident, 'Medo' was highly educated on Ancient Egypt history, not only its citizens but the Gods. I personally was lost with all the Gods but 'Medo' was always open to any / all questions & would answer freely. He allowed us the time to tour locations ourselves as well as giving us detailed information & the history of the location we were at.

As I have said, Ahmed 'Medo' Esmet was truly a strong fixture on the tour & his presence made the tour even that much better. It is because of his love for Ancient Egypt & how he educated us on the subject, I am planning a return trip to Egypt ... next year! This is just my personal opinion, but On the Go Tours having Ahmed 'Medo' Esmet as one of their tour guides is a true positive! 'Til next year!”  

Dave Armstrong • Submitted 25 Sep 2019
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King Tutankhamun
10 days Day | Group Tours
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First time in Jordan and Egypt and first time being part of a tour group and I loved it! The guide took excellent care of us, making sure we felt safe and were happy to resolve any issues or questions we had. He was extremely knowledgeable and honest with everything that was happening around us and in the group. It being a larger group than in Jordan, I think he did extremely well to cater to everyones needs while still making sure we got to see and do everything and no one felt like they missed out. ”  

Emma Ballard • Submitted 23 Sep 2019
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Essential Egypt
9 days Day | Budget Group Tours
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I have done a variety of tours in my past travels but none shape up to this. Egypt blew my mind and I think we were incredibly lucky to have Helal as our tour guide. You can see how passionate he is about Egyptology and no matter how tired we may have been from a huge day of travel he always made sure we were looked after.

My only tiny suggestion is if theres another way to have large suitcases transported between locations for the nights spent on the sleeper train, with the rooms being so small you can only fit your luggage and that's about it. However I can appreciate most people would want to keep them close by. I would not have traded the experience on the train for anything though, it may be small but so much fun exploring the train and watching Egypt roll by the window.

I'm very thankful on the go got us up and going early to arrive at the temples early so we could see so much before the sun got too hot everyday and returning to the hotel or to the cruise in the afternoon for a few hours of relaxation was perfect.

Once again a big big thank you to Helal. We could overhear other tour guides and how quickly they would run over the topics at each site. Helal however took us to spots that others didn't and made sure we knew the reasons why. It made each temple so much more enjoyable.

The hotels were great, the Nile cruise was FANTASTIC, so comfortable and swimming in the pool while sailing down the nile at sunset won't be forgotten quickly.

A perfect holiday, a perfect group of new friends for life and two very happy customers. Thank you!”  

Benjamin Fernandez • Submitted 18 Sep 2019
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Jewel of the Nile
10 days Day | Group Tours
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We had a wonderful experience with Hisham who met us at the airport and was available for currency exchange, with Artek, an amazing driver, and especially with Ahmed Hate, Ahmed helped us get a feel for the country, he was very knowledgable in Egyptian history, customs, how to negotiate purchases and general information that made us feel safe and welcome.

We felt like he got to know us and know our desired to explore Egypt, at times just walking on our own and discovering.

I am already telling people here in the USA that Egypt should be part of their travel experience. People need to experience the traffic in Cairo and meet the wonderful tour guides available. ”  

Maureen Lapierre • Submitted 9 Sep 2019
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What a fantastic tour, I loved every part of it. Our guide Momo is an absolute legend, he was funny and also very knowledgeable. He made us all feel welcome from the start. ”  

Josh Rudd • Submitted 8 Sep 2019
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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Words fail to describe how amazing my experience in Egypt was. I feel honored and blessed to have had Dino as my guide throughout my journey. He is an incredible asset to On The Go Tours. We were so well prepared for every site and hotel. Dino kept us so well-informed. We always knew what to expect from the locals at each stop, and when and where breakfast was served each day. Not only is his knowledge and understanding of the historical sites deep and insightful, his sense of humor kept us amused. I really can't express how wonderful our trip was, mostly due to Dino, and On The Go. We never could have seen so much travelling alone. My 15 and 13 year old sons have incredible memories to last their lifetimes.

I would also like to say that the trip notes are an invaluable resource. I recommend everyone read them at least twice. Personal safety was never an issue in Egypt. I hope to one day visit again, as I found the Egyptian people to be warm and wonderful! ”  

Amy Kurynow • Submitted 7 Sep 2019
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Egypt & the Red Sea For Teenagers
12 days Day | Family Holidays
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Israel: I kept wondering how the experience would have been different if we had had a Christian guide. Personally, I found our guide to be very interesting and informative. However, for my Christian wife, I think the experience would have been more fulfilling and relatable if our guide had been Christian. Our hotel in Jerusalem was disappointing. The first room we received; the door wouldn't open. The lock was broken. They moved us to another room where the toilet leaked and we had to use towels to keep the floor dry. Our local On the Go Tours rep made sure that got corrected and yes, they did eventually get that fixed but I'm not sure I'd recommend that hotel for others.

Jordan: The only thing I would have changed is skipping the night time light show at Petra. Beyond that... I wouldn't have changed a thing. Our guide, Fadi Mohammad and driver, Mosa Issa, were awesome! I cannot say enough good things about them. I highly recommend them. Everything there was absolutely perfect!

Egypt: Our stay at the Marriott was fantastic! I highly recommend it for everyone! I promise you... they will fall in love with that property and the incredible view of the pyramids. The food was delicious and the service impeccable.

The overnight train was a bit rough. Our train car had no air conditioning until 1:30 AM when I went to inquire. That was fixed by 2 AM but we only got a couple hours of sleep because it was too hot. Nothing much to say about Valley of the Kings. It was worth the time and I'm glad we made the ride down.

I know Hurghada was Andrea's idea but that was very disappointing especially for a Hilton property. My suggestion would be to put Americans in a much nicer resort that caters to Americans; much like the Marriott in Giza or I'd strongly suggest Americans avoid Hurghada altogether.

I have concerns about approved shopping stops. I feel On the Go Tours shares some responsibility for protecting your client's interests and might want to keep an eye on this.”  

Michael Morgan • Submitted 6 Sep 2019
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The Tour guide was excellent. He was perfectly organised and his knowledge of Egyptology is very impressive, and the way he spoke of Egypt so passionately, it was engaging and made the experience all the more enjoyable.

We felt very comfortable and easy to approach for any type of question. ”  

Maria Penalva Martinez • Submitted 6 Sep 2019
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Cairo to Luxor Explorer
6 days Day | Group Tours
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For me personally its was a childhood dream to visit and see all the places that I had only ever seen in books at school. The King Ramses - 13 day tour gave fantastic insight to Egypt's history.

My guide Momo was so knowledgeable and fun, keeping our group together. He made the tour a family, so much fun was had by all. We covered so much in the 13 days.

Momo's passion and explanation of Egypt's history was just astounding everything on the tour was also very good everyone was given clear instructions which made the tour run smoothly.

I would recommend this tour to my family and friends if Momo was available I would recommend him as the guide. ”  

Jimmy Billet • Submitted 5 Sep 2019
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King Ramses
13 days Day | Group Tours
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