On The Go Tours / Festival Tours

Festivals & Events

There is no better way to experience the rich cultural heritage of a destination than by joining in at one of its vibrant local festivals. With hundreds of unique cultural events to choose from, we’ve selected some of our favourites and aligned them to popular group tour itineraries. Time your next trip to coincide with one of these events and fully immerse yourself in colourful local cultures.

If you have specific festival in mind in one of our destinations that is not featured our website, please do get in touch with our tailor made team and they will endeavour to put together a trip especially for you.

The Harbin Ice Festival | China

Festival Tour Highlights

Holi Festival of Colour | India

Colours of India

Time your visit to India with one of India's vibrant festivals. Top of the list are colourful Holi and the mother of all Indian festivals - Diwali!

Rio Carnival in Rio de Janeiro | Brazil | South America

Rio Carnival Brazil

Join the world's biggest street party in Rio de Janeiro during Carnival time and samba your way through the streets to the infectious Latino rhythms.

Geisha in Kyoto | Japan

Cherry Blossoms

Experience Japan in springtime by coinciding your visit with the Cherry Blossom Festival and witness the Geisha Spring Dance in Kyoto.

The Dragon Boat Festival | China

Dragon Boat Race

See the sights and taste the delights of China, plus experience the revelry of the Dragon Boat Festival on Lake Jinji in Suzhou.

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Tailored To Suit You OTG Independent

Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

Exciting Days, Comfortable Nights OTG Signature

Exciting Days, Comfortable Nights

On The Go's Signature group tours place local interaction and authenticity at the heart of your cultural travel experience. Upping the comfort stakes, this range is a clear cut above our OTG Adventure range.

Appealing to a wide age demographic from the 20s to 60+, we maximize your days with excitement and awe and then bring you home to a comfortable 4* hotel with western amenities, air-conditioning, WiFi and, where appropriate, a swimming pool. Hotels can sometimes be of 3 or 5 star standard too, ensuring you get the best value for your holiday.

Visiting all the main attractions you’ll be accompanied throughout by our highly qualified English-speaking local guides too. Group size is typically 18 with a maximum for 28, apart from festival tours, where group sizes can be larger due to the one-off nature of these events.

Active Days, Rustic Nights OTG Adventure

Active Days, Rustic Nights

Our OTG Adventure takes you to the true heart of adventurous destinations. Whether camping in the Okavango Delta, staying in rustic accommodation in the Peruvian Amazon or camping under the Saharan stars in Morocco, this range forsakes just a little bit of the comfort of OTG Signature Range, ensuring we deliver you the best value possible for your holiday.

OTG Adventure takes you straight into the centre of where it’s all at, typically using local transport or overland style vehicles and stay at simple, clean and locally-owned guest houses, haciendas, eco-lodges and simple hotels to maximize the opportunity to interact with the locals.

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