If you’d like to wake up on Christmas morning to a vista blanketed with snow in Russia, or fancy ringing in 2016 under a star-lit sky in Morocco’s Sahara Desert, then consider one of our exotic Xmas and New Year escapes for a unique travel experience. From sunshine and sandy shores in Egypt, to the frosty delights of Iceland and everything in between, we’re bound to have a Xmas or New Year break to suit you.
You'll get all the extras that we include on our group tours, from arrival transfers to knowledgeable local tour leaders to show you around. Plus we've planned our XMAS itineraries to ensure that you spend XMAS and New Year's eve and day in stunning locations around the planet.
Head for some winter sun in Egypt this Christmas and New Year. We offer a choice of departure dates and all tour itineraries are carefully planned to ensure you spend Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve in Egypt's very best locations. With 4 - 5 star standard hotels, degree qualified Egyptologist local guides and both arrival and departure airport transfers our festive Egypt tours are excellent value too.
For a truly unique festive break, spend Christmas in St Petersburg, the city of the tsars, enjoy some winter fun, ice skating and sledding, defrost in a steamy Russian banya and spend New Year’s in Red Square. Our carefully planned itineraries over Christmas and New Years in Russia take in all the key highlights and you'll stay at comfortable hotels too. Join us in Russia for a truly unique Christmas and New Year experience!
Climb the Great Wall on Christmas Day and visit the amazing Harbin Ice Festival on New Year's Eve with a festive holiday to China. See the amazing Northern Lights in Iceland, spot tiger in India, head out on safari in the Ngorongoro crater, ring in the New Year in Kandy, home to the legendary Temple of the Tooth relic or spend New Year's Eve in imperial Hue, Vietnam. The possibilities are endless - and the choice is yours!
Make your way to magical Morocco this year for Christmas and New Year, just a short hop from Europe but world's apart. Explore the bustling souks of Marrakech, see the changing colours of Todra Gorge and the famous fortified kasbah at Aït Benhaddou, relax by the coast in beautiful Essaouira and ride a camel across Sahara sands!
For the ultimate Christmas adventure travel to Turkey and spend Christmas Eve at the home of Santa Claus, St Nicholas himself! Jordan is also a fabulous destination for Christmas and New Years - travel in 4x4s across desert landscapes and camp under the stars in the Wadi Rum dessert, float in the Dead Sea or dive in the Red Sea and discover a wealth of amazing archaeological sites at the Rose City of Petra.
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.