Get off-the-beaten path and dive deep into the places you go. Try delicious local food with new friends, practice a different language, and find a second home with a local family.
Avoid the pitfalls of feel-good projects that don’t make a real impact. Learn from our local partners and allies while you work under their leadership on their priorities.
Climb to epic heights, shake hands with local change-makers and explore the nooks and crannies of a new place with two knowledgeable Program Leaders by your side.
Join farmers in their fields, get involved with local organizations, and hold onto the stories of the people you meet. Challenge your preconceptions and find out just how much you’re capable of doing.
We’ve taken OG’s best-in-the-biz risk management system and made it even better. We’ve received the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Safe Travel stamp and continue to follow the Adventure Travel Trade Association’s health and safety guidelines.
We’ve introduced Universal Deposits. That means that your deposit with OG guarantees you a place on an OG program, period. If you need to change your travel plans, you can, for any reason, no questions asked, and at no additional charge. Seriously!
Your Pick the Program
Pick a program and make it private, or work with us to build your very own custom itinerary. Is there a special place you want to go, theme you want to explore or partner you want to meet? Let’s chat!
You Pick the People
Travel where you want, when you want and with whom you want. All you need is 4 friends, we’ll give you an immersive adventure, and you’ll get the peace of mind that comes from backpacking with your own bubble.
You Get the Savings
For private groups of four and five, everyone gets 10% off the regular program price and if you find 5 friends, you get to go for free OR everyone in your group gets 20% off. That’s up to $6000 in savings for a group of 10.
We’re committed to people before profits. Learn more about our Financial Support options.
What does Backpacking With a Purpose really mean? Here’s what to expect on at OG program.
Get ready to be warmly welcomed into the lives of our local partners. Check out where we go.