The award-winning travel operator On The Go Tours, specialising in holidays for those who wish to combine culture and adventure, is predicting Egypt, Sri Lanka and Iceland has hot destinations for 2017.

On The Go Tours is an award-winning travel operator, specialising in locally-lead group tours and tailor made holidays to over 480 worldwide destinations, in over 60 countries.

Founded in the U.K 1998 and established as a small global company, with a purposeful local ethos, On The Go Tours operates flexible group tours, tailor-made getaways, fun family holidays as well as walking and sailing itineraries.

Tours include arrival/departure transfers, selected meals and stay in a variety of accommodation which represents great value for money.

Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An, Vietnam

On the Go Tours offers four different travel ranges including Signature, Adventure, Handpicked and Independent to suit various travellers.

All travel styles require a fair amount of walking and a mid-level fitness level is require.

Over the last 12 months the most popular destination for the tour company among Australian travellers has been Vietnam.

However On The Go Tours predicts Egypt, Sri Lanka and Iceland as the hottest destinations for 2017.

According to Natalie James, General Manager at On The Go Tours, Egypt has seen a positive growth over the last couple of year.

“We’ve seen some really encouraging numbers for Egypt and the destination is starting to come back. Egypt has always been back in peoples’ minds and over the last few years the country hasn’t seen any negative tensions”.

Natalie James, General Manager, On The Go Tours

Sri Lanka has also seen an increasing popularity among Australian travellers and Natalie continues ” We’ve operated in Sri Lanka for around ten years and the destination has a lot to offer from amazing beaches to tea stations. It’s a very diverse destination”.


On The Go Tours predicts Iceland to be a hot destination for 2017

Iceland is the third destination predicted to be one of the hottest destinations for 2017. Natalie continues “Iceland really speaks for itself with its beauty and the destination has gain great popularity from the TV-series Game of Thrones”.

On The Go Tours is also expanding further into China by launching four new China Itineraries ranging from eight to 12 days which are great for travellers who are looking to visit the lesser known parts of Southern China or experience the cities of Beijing and Shanghai on the roads less travelled.

With direct flights significantly on the increase, an additional 7,000 seats a week were added between January 2015 and October 2016, and new aviation partnerships are in the making, with Adelaide expected to have direct flights from December 2016, it is now easier and more cost effective for Australians to reach a variety of destinations and getaways in China.


In September this year the tour operator launched a selection of cruising expeditions, aboard an ice-strengthened polar vessel, in Antarctica.

For explorers looking for a once-in-a-lifetime bucket list adventure, On The Go Tours offers a choice of four expedition cruises starting from $10,240 per person.

Ranging from nine to 20 days, the itineraries allow adventurers to explore the Antarctic Peninsula aboard a polar vessel with just 88 like-minded travellers, ensuring an intimate travel experience and two shore landings per day, a unique capability of smaller vessels.

Departing between November 2016 and February 2017, and again in the first three months of 2018, each of the expeditions will start and end in Ushuaia, and visit the Antarctic Peninsula on the Ushuaia polar vessel.

For more information visit www.onthegotours.com

Which destination do you think will be the hottest in 2017 for Aussie travellers?