Group tours are our speciality. It's what we do. Well. Starting out with our inaugural trip in Egypt, our Middle East and North Africa portfolio now includes Jordan, Israel and Morocco. Featuring exotic destinations in Europe like Turkey, Iceland, Croatia & Russia, and the colourful countries of India, Sri Lanka and Nepal in the subcontinent, we're now very much a Southeast Asia specialist too, with Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand proving very popular. Japan was recently added as a group touring destination to complement China in the Far East. And Peru, Costa Rica and Cuba are our top picks in Latin America.
Visiting exotic far flung places across the globe, our group tours strike a balance between well-planned itineraries which include key highlights and spare time to do your own thing as well. We include unique travel experiences and there’s lots of real local interaction too, giving you a true flavour of the countries you visit. We organise everything to make your holiday seamless; your transportation, complimentary airport transfers, sightseeing, guiding and some meals. Your tour will be lead by our expert and passionate tour leaders. Captivating, informative and caring, they will ensure your holiday is fun and hassle-free.
Travelling with us, you'll broaden your horizons in more ways than one! Our groups attract a wide range of English speaking nationalities from all over the world and lasting friendships are often formed.
Whether it's sampling the local cuisine, socialising with the locals at a home-stay or getting around on novel modes of transport, our tours offer plenty of authentic experiences.
What makes our trips really special is our expert local tour leaders and guides, who organise all day-to-day activities, hotel check-ins and they will give you lots of useful local pointers and tips too.
While you'll spend a lot of time on tour with your travelling companions, there'll be plenty of opportunity for you to head off on your own adventure and explore your new surroundings.
Typical group size is 16-18 travellers which really works well and makes for a fun experience for all. On special 'festival' departures group sizes are larger due to the nature of these events.
Our trips follow set itineraries and we've built in added flexibility to suit you; arrive a day early, stay an extra day, upgrade some services or add-on some extras from our range of bolt-ons.
We believe that age is no barrier to travel and our tours suit travellers of varying ages, upwards from mid-twenties to around sixty, which makes for a really fun, unique and eclectic group mix.
Most of our group tours are guaranteed to depart as soon as 2 travellers are booked. On very few trips, this number rises to 4, so for the most part all our trips are guaranteed to run.
There is no single room supplement payable on most of our group based trips. Where this is not possible, we'll try and match you up with another traveller of the same sex to avoid the supplement.
We include a complimentary airport arrival transfer on our tours ensuring you have a smooth and hassle free start to your holiday. Some of our trips include a departure transfer as well.
For most tours, we use European standard private transportation. On some trips we use a bit of public transport too which is a great way to get a feel for the country you are visiting.
We all spice our trips up with some distinctively local forms of transport; rickshaws in India, Junk boats in Vietnam, bullet trains in China, feluccas in Egypt & long tail boats in Thailand to name a few!
Travelling with a group, common costs like transportation and guiding are shared across all travellers, which makes our tour prices very reasonable and far cheaper than private touring or tailor made options. Our trips are classic itineraries that visit all the main draw cards in each country as well as a few lesser known places off the beaten track. So exploring exotic far-away places, you'll have peace of mind and a feeling of security travelling with a group that's accompanied by a local tour leader too.
Typical accommodation on our group tours are 3-5 star hotels and heritage properties with a local flavour. However, depending on country, accommodation standards do vary, as we seek out what we consider to be best value for you. We aim to use 4 and 5 star hotels where they are reasonably priced and represent good value, and if this is not the case we look for good value alternatives of a lower grading - typically 3-stars and sometimes 2 stars. We aim for hotels which are well located, rooms have en-suite bathrooms, and a lot of hotels have a restaurant, bar and in some cases a pool. In more remote areas accommodation choices are limited, but the upside is that you'll get a real feel for the country - staying at desert camps, locally run pension houses, homestays, and houseboats.
Here's a selection of our top sellers. There are plenty more group tours on offer, please browse to the country you are interested in travelling to.
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.
On our OTG Handpicked range we bring you best-of-the-best cultural experiences in destinations where you’ll join travellers from other travel brands on your tour, safari or sailing holiday. Collaborating with our carefully handpicked portfolio of local partners, these holidays represent exceptional value and there’ll be plenty of cultural experiences shared with other like-minded travellers.
Group sizes and accommodation standards vary by destination where typical group size is 18 travellers and hotels, boats and safari lodges are of a 3-4 star standard.
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.