Find your very own 'great adventure' with our range of tours designed with the intrepid traveller in mind. Whether you want to rise to the challenge and take on the summit of Kilimanjaro or Everest Base Camp, combine cultural escapades with trekking alongside Morocco's nomadic Berbers, or opt for a more leisurely cycle through the rice paddies of Vietnam, we have the perfect itinerary for you. We're also tailor-made specialists so if you have a special active adventure in mind, we're here to help make it happen.
All you avid cyclists out there can discover the highlights of central Vietnam from Hue to Hoi An on two wheels with our specially designed cycling tour. Enjoy the views of terraced rice fields, charming villages, beautiful coastline and fish farms as you go.
Many of our tours contain an element of 'soft' adventure to them with enriching cultural experiences and just the right amount of physical activities so you're spoilt for choice with the range we offer. Some destinations lend themselves perfectly to 'hard' adventure with more physically demanding challenges that require you to step out of your comfort zone. Here's our top choices of destinations that offer elements of both so you can find your kind of adventure.
A firm favourite on any adventure bucket list is the trek along the famed Inca Trail to Machu Picchu spending three nights camping to arrive at the Sun Gate. On longer overland itineraries you can also explore the otherworldly landscapes of the Uyuni salt flats in Bolivia & the incredible Laguna Colorada in Chile.
On our overland camping safaris you'll spend your days on the search for Africa's iconic wildlife and the nights camping in some of the continent's most popular national parks. At Victoria Falls you can get your adrenaline fix with a wealth of available activities with plenty more on offer throughout our thrilling itineraries.
This region of the world offers ample soft adventure opportunities from trekking with the hill tribes of Sapa and Chiang Rai to kayaking among the karst islands of Halong Bay. There's also adventures of the archaeological kind with the spectacular temples of Angkor and plenty of culinary wonders to discover.
Whichever itinerary you choose, our tours to Central America offer lots of free time so you can select whichever local adventures you fancy. Go scuba diving in Belize, horse riding in Guatemala, volcano trekking in Nicaragua, whitewater kayaking in Panama, bungee jumping in Costa Rica, fishing in Honduras and more.
Visit the geysers and waterfalls of Iceland, go snowmobiling and dog sledging in the winter wonderlands of Finland and cruise the dramatic fjords of Norway with our range of tours to Scandinavia. All three destinations also offer the chance to see the dazzling Northern Lights during the winter months.
Remote, wild, uninhabited and visited by few foreign travellers, Greenland is one of the world's last remaining frontiers and offers a wealth of unique experiences from snow shoe expeditions to whale safaris. Our tours offer plenty of free time so you can pick the adventures that suit you, getting as physical as you like in winter or summer.
What could be more of an adventure than voyaging to the end of the earth to visit the frozen continent of Antarctica? Cross the rough seas of Drake's Passage to explore the icy wilds of the Antarctic Peninsula where you can go in search of polar wildlife, dramatic icebergs and visit remote scientific research stations.
Taking a ride on the Trans-Siberian railway offers a great amount of flexibility and endless adventure - you can choose what you fill your days with from city sightseeing to more physical activities like trekking and camping around beautiful Lake Baikal and camping in a traditional ger on the scenic steppes of Mongolia's Terlj National Park.
Here's a selection of our most popular trekking adventures from big challenges to softer hiking options perfect for all levels of experience.
Discover a new adventure every day as you cruise from one island to another, stopping to explore historic towns and secluded beaches or the polar wilderness and volcanic islets with these sailing holidays and cruise expeditions.
Go soft on adventure but hard on culture with this selection of popular cultural tours offering unique experiences from overnight stays in traditional ryokans and riads to village visits and culinary delights.
Still in need of a bit of inspiration? Here's a further selection of top adventure tours from jungle-based activities on the island of Borneo to overland 4x4 journeys across the Andes.
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 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.
Our Adventure range 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 our Signature range, ensuring we deliver you the best value possible for your holiday.
Adventure tours 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.
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 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 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.