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

7th June 2017
My experience with Absolute Africa has been nothing short of amazing, from the bookin...Read more
9th May 2017
Wow, wow wow! Given the low cost of this tour I was worried it might not live up to m...Read more
22nd April 2017
Life Changing!! An amazing experience; beginning to end! Would recommend to anyone th...Read more
13th February 2017
I climbed Kilimanjaro with Absolute Africa and had the most amazing experience, from ...Read more
8th June 2017
My discover Egypt tour was great, my tour guide Sharif was so knowledgeable and enter...Read more
30th May 2017
Everything was very good. Just as advertisedRead more
8th May 2017
I am usually a do-it-yourself kind of traveler, so taking a five-day tour package is ...Read more
25th April 2017
The 7 day tour could easily have been condensed into 5 nights. We had a day to oursel...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Vailet Peters(9 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 28 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Nature & Adventure
Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 118 reviews
4.5/5 from 124 reviews

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

641
travellers met through Absolute Africa tours
113
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$67
$130

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

24
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

80%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

10 hours
8 hours

Videos

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

7 reviews
22 days from $1047.79
5 reviews
32 days from $1221.86
2 reviews
30 days from $1202.78
5 reviews
52 days from $1816.39
28 reviews
73 days from $2511.68
2 reviews
10 days from $880.08
5 reviews
8 days from $1949
7 reviews
9 days from $1023
9 reviews
9 days from $1140
4 reviews
6 days from $779
4 reviews
8 days from $760
3 reviews
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 (13)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (8)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

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 24 August 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 24 August 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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