Travelling at your own pace, seeing exactly the places you would love to, spending as much time as each site as you wish, staying at a hand-picked selection of accommodation to suit your taste and budgets and eating out at the best local restaurants ... sounds like your kind of vacation? Then a customized trip will be just right for you. We specialise in planning vacations to far flung exotic destinations around the world, 100% tailored to individual requirements. We'll plan an itinerary that suits your needs, suggesting unique things to do and must-see places to visit. If we don't get it exactly right the first time around, we’ll happily tweak it for you until it’s perfect.
Destinations where we offer customised vacations
We offer tailor-made vacations to exotic destinations all around the world. Note also that if one of our group tour itineraries suits, we'll be happy to organise this for you on a private basis for you.
No visit to Southeast Asia would be complete without exploring amazing Angkor Wat in Cambodia, cruising Halong Bay in Vietnam, discovering Luang Prabang in Laos, relaxing on the beaches of Thailand, taking a hot air balloon ride over the Bagan temples in Myanmar or going wild in the search of orangutans in Borneo.
It's difficult to see beyond the inimitable Taj Mahal on a first time visit to India but there's plenty else this incredible country has to offer. On the Tear Drop Isle of Sri Lanka you can discover a rich heritage and evocative archaeological sites while the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal offers incredible trekking and cultural riches.
The Far East
Visit the Far East of Asia on a tailor-made vacation for bundles of unique cultural experiences, fascinating history and charming landscapes. Head to China for the Great Wall and terracotta warriors, journey to Japan for modern cities and ancient traditions, or enjoy a sojourn to South Korea for grand palaces and pop culture.
The Middle East
Explore the Middle East your way whether it's cruising the Nile and marvelling at the Great Pyramids in Egypt or soaking in the Dead Sea and wandering through Petra in Jordan. Take a pilgrimage to Israel and the holiest of lands or head to the northwest corner of Africa for souks, riads and kasbahs in Morocco.
Make your own special journey to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru, undoubtedly one of South America's biggest attractions. Or you could explore the colonial cities and volcanoes of Ecuador, join the gauchos in the northwest of Argentina, explore the lake district of Chile or go in search of wildlife and adventure in diverse Costa Rica.
Safari opportunities and outdoor adventure abounds in Africa whether it's roaming the endless plains in search of the Big 5 or getting your adrenaline fix at Vic Falls. Highlights include the Masai Mara in Kenya and the Serengeti in Tanzania, scaling the mighty sand dunes in Namibia and combining with neighbouring Botswana for the Okavango Delta.
Russia & The Trans-Sib
Go hard on culture with a bespoke itinerary through the mighty cities and charming rural towns of Russia. There's also outdoor adventure on offer in the Ural mountains and around the undeniably stunning Lake Baikal. There's always the option to explore Russia by train on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway and combine with China and Mongolia.
Bridging the gap between Asia and Europe, Turkey is home to an abundance of cultural and historical treasures from the exotic city of Istanbul to the Roman ruins of Ephesus. There's also miles and miles of sublime coastline to discover so you can combine culture with a bit of downtime at the beach in Kusadasi, Marmaris or Fethiye.
Points to consider when planning your holiday
Where, oh where in the world?
Looking for something that little bit different?
How long would you like to go on holiday for?
How much R&R would you like to build in?
Rustic accommodation, opulent hotels or something in between?
How do you want to get around on your holiday?
Do you wish to be escorted by a tour guide?
How do I make the most of my holiday budget?
Made to measure - Travelling with On The Go Tours
Where you'll stay
No-frills or fancy, historic, quaint or quirky, we offer accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. Accommodation on your tour can range from western-style hotels and resorts to charming boutique properties, desert camps, authentic riads, cruise boats and other unique accommodation in the region you are travelling - the choice is yours. Just let us know your preference and we'll recommend our favourite properties.
Transport to suit
Travelling by road is always a fascinating experience and you also to see a lot more of a destination. We use private chauffeur driven vehicles of an international standard. Trains are also convenient and cost effective and internal flights are recommended as a quick and easy way to cover longer journeys. We also offer a selection of cruises like a Junk Boat in Vietnam's Halong Bay. We'll advise you on the best modes of transportation for your itinerary.
Our team have travelled extensively to all of our destinations and offer a wealth of in depth knowledge. Their first hand experience enables them to design a holiday that matches your individual travel needs with the best a country has to offer. We are committed to excellent customer service and provide you with much more than a click-and-book web travel service. We're also a 100% financially bonded tour operator.
Our price promise
Tailor-made holiday prices can vary considerably depending on hotels used, category of room, transportation standards, quality of guides and the time of year you travel. Our price promise to you is that we will be beat any alternative quote with the same inclusions from a financially bonded operator. So if you are comparing prices with an alternative quote, please bear this in mind.
Journeys of Discovery - our unique approach
There's tailor-made vacations, and then there's real tailor-made vacations! The difference? Really listening to you and understanding what makes you tick, so that the vacations we recommend has truly been crafted with you in mind. Yes, all tour operators can recommend classic itineraries which include all the main sites. We go a step beyond and include some special and unique experiences that will transform a good vacation into really memorable one; get a taste of Bollywood at the famous heritage listed Raj Mandir Cinema in Jaipur, get away from the crowds and explore the less visited Mutianyu section of the Great Wall in China or discover the lesser known temples of Dendera and Abydos in Egypt.