Compare Bamba Experience vs. Contiki

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Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

4 days ago
This is a terrible tour site. They completely took advantage of our group by charging...Read more
6 days ago
Great trip, globally good organized. Some hotels were far from the center and dome ot...Read more
10th November 2016
Poor infrastructure. When the trekking had finished, we went back very tired in a pub...Read more
10th November 2016
The team at Bamba Exerience was very helpful - they even took time on their day off t...Read more
50 minutes ago
From the get go Nihar Vasa was a person that we could relate to, not just as a tour g...Read more
3 hours ago
The trip was an amazing experience. At the very start it can get very confusing and a...Read more
6 hours ago
40 days travelling in Europe with this amazing woman. The best experience I could eve...Read more
6 hours ago
I did the Contiki tour "Berlin to Budapest" and my tour guide was Kassie. She was gre...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
Laurent Steiner(2 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Isobel Needham(258 reviews)
Greg Colgin(175 reviews)
Kassie Jones(141 reviews)
Trys Eddy(125 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(122 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(119 reviews)
Megs Chandler(110 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(95 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(93 reviews)
Ebony Skye Anderson(66 reviews)
James Jenkins(64 reviews)
Rachel Calleja(61 reviews)
Sian Truasheim(59 reviews)
Grant Feddo(58 reviews)
Hailee Gypsy Atkins(54 reviews)
Lisa (52 reviews)
Tammy Coetzee(48 reviews)
Emma Chipperfield(47 reviews)
Ellie Teasdale(47 reviews)
Matt Grieves(41 reviews)
Matt(37 reviews)
Emmy Nilsson(34 reviews)
Anne-Elyse Gauthier(33 reviews)
Chloe Du Bois(32 reviews)
Lucy Powell(31 reviews)
Kyle Junkuhn(27 reviews)
Alanna Schulz(26 reviews)
Az Gallagher(24 reviews)
Tarryn Liddell(24 reviews)
Brianna Dransfield(23 reviews)
Larissa Cowlrick(21 reviews)
Areti Fronis(20 reviews)
Danielle Shevlin(11 reviews)
Courtney Hutchison(10 reviews)
Aaron rogers(7 reviews)
Judith Lee(5 reviews)
Stephen Galloni(4 reviews)
Patrick Davis(4 reviews)
Joe Patrick(3 reviews)
jhonatan fernandez(2 reviews)
Jason Magerkorth(2 reviews)
Maïté Morelli(2 reviews)
Mark Heap(1 review)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 77 different countries
through 61 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Independent
Nature & Adventure
Cultural
Activities
Marine
Special Interest
Festival & Events
Cultural
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities
Independent

Average rating

Average rating

3.5/5 from 69 reviews
4.5/5 from 2714 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
18-80
 age group
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

109
travellers met through Bamba Experience tours
501
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$84
 average tour length
$117

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
10
days
 average tour length
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

92%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

8 hours
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Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

San Jose (112)
La Paz (108)
Antigua (92)
Uyuni (89)
Cancun (88)
London (95)
Rome (82)
Venice (72)
Paris (71)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Bamba Experience tours is between 18 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Contiki tours is between 18 and 35. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

Holds are not possible for Bamba Experience.
TourRadar can request Contiki to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Bamba Experience booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 4 February 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 January 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 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Bamba Experience:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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