On The Go Tours Launches Battlefield Tours

On The Go Tours has launched a brand new Battlefield Tours brochure, offering travellers the chance to visit important battlefields and poignant memorial sites around the world whilst also taking in key cultural highlights. As well as an unparalleled selection of ANZAC holidays, including special departures to mark ANZAC Day and the centenary anniversary in 2015, we also offer a selection of Battlefield Tours to far flung destinations around the world. Our worldwide Battlefield Tours include Borneo, Burma, Vietnam, Russia, Egypt and South Africa, where travellers can commemorate the Vietnam War, Boer War and various campaigns of World War I and II.

Remembrance Day – 10 days
Turkey – This exciting classical tour of Turkey takes in the highlights of Istanbul, the ancient ruins of Ephesus and Pergamum, mythical Troy and the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia, offering travellers an all-encompassing view of western Turkey. This tour has also been perfectly timed to coincide with Remembrance Day on 11 November when travellers can visit the battlefields of Gallipoli to pay their respects to the Commonwealth soldiers who gave their lives during World War I.
Departs – 09 November 2013 from £729

Good Morning Vietnam – 11 days
Vietnam – This new tour allows travellers to explore the highlights of Vietnam, while also paying tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. Kicking off in charming Hanoi, this tour takes in important battlefields and poignant memorial sites, including the desolate DMZ, the battlefields of Long Tan, and the extraordinary Cu Chi Tunnel. En route travellers will visit spectacular Halong Bay, the ancient citadel of Hue, bustling Saigon and much more.
Departs – 13 November 2013 from £1199

Burma’s New Year & ANZAC – 14 days
Burma – This new tour allows travellers to see the very best of Burma, from the religious monuments of Yangon to evocative Mandalay, and the spectacular stupa-filled plains of Bagan. Plus this tour has been perfectly timed to coincide with the Water Festival – Burma’s most celebrated holiday and ANZAC Day, when travellers can pay their respects to fallen soldiers at Thanbyuzayat WWII cemetary which contains almost 4000 graves of Allied POWs who died while building infamous Death Railway.
Departs – 14 April 2014 from £1999

Borneo & the Ranau Track – 8 days
Borneo – This new tour takes in the highlights of Borneo, from the playful orangutans of Sepilok and the impressive caves of Bilit, to the white water rapids of the Kiulu River and the sandy shores of Kota Kinabalu. As well as experiencing the wilderness and nature of this region, this tour also offers travellers the chance to retrace a section of the infamous Sandakan Ranau Death March, where thousands of Allied Prisoners of War perished in World War II.
Departs – 31 May 2014 from £1249

Zulu Battles & Beach – 8 days
South Africa – This new self-drive tour allows travellers to walk in the footsteps of the soldiers who fought in the Anglo-Zulu and Boer wars, taking in important battlefields and poignant memorial sites from both conflicts set against the beautifully rugged backdrop of KwaZulu Natal. Travellers will stay in comfortable guest lodges whilst enjoying the freedom of their own transportation, and can additionally go wild on safari, and unwind on Durban’s pristine northern beaches.
Departs – Daily from £1249