Compare Absolute Africa vs. Encounters Travel

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

13th February 2017
I climbed Kilimanjaro with Absolute Africa and had the most amazing experience, from ...Read more
4th February 2017
Iam a 57 yr old woman who is considerably fit I did the 23 day Encounter trip that st...Read more
29th November 2016
Amazing trip!! It was my first time visiting Africa so was unsure what to expect with...Read more
19th November 2016
The food, guide, campsites, tents, Serengeti experience, zanzibar beach & hotels.. Ev...Read more
7 days ago
First off, this was the first guided tour trip I have ever taken. All in all the dis...Read more
8th February 2017
Skip this Encounter Company. They just outsource everything to GO Greece travel agent...Read more
30th January 2017
Trip was amazing!Read more
25th January 2017
Our "Discover Egypt" trip with Encounters was absolutely NOT worth the money we spent...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Vailet Peters(8 reviews)
Philippa Henley(5 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 10 different countries
through 29 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Nature & Adventure
Cultural
Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 115 reviews
4.5/5 from 111 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit
 age group
12-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

606
travellers met through Absolute Africa tours
118
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$57
 average tour length
$149

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
24
days
 average tour length
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

68%
92%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

12 hours
1 day

Videos

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

7 reviews
22 days from $845.11
2 reviews
11 days from $1215.39
5 reviews
32 days from $1058.45
5 reviews
52 days from $1593.41
28 reviews
73 days from $2140.85
4 reviews
26 days from $1058.45
1 review
8 days from $1267
7 reviews
9 days from $1023
7 reviews
9 days from $1140
2 reviews
6 days from $779
3 reviews
8 days from $760
1 review
7 days from $633

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Cairo (14)
Luxor (14)
Aswan (12)
Edfu (9)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

No group age specified
The average age for Encounters Travel tours is between 12 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Absolute Africa booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 April 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 April 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Absolute Africa:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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