Compare Bamba Experience vs. Contiki

ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

1 day ago
Trip was as expected and true to itinerary. We had some mix ups along the way but we ...Read more
2 days ago
I had a fantastic experience Y@Heart Bamboo. Arm was a fantastichild guide full of fu...Read more
2 days ago
Very complete and unique tour. All the activities we're phenomenal and I was surpris...Read more
4 days ago
Machu Picchu 3N 4D trip. The trip overall was excellent and I thoroughly enjoyed it...Read more
14th September 2017
Wonderful people, very high intensity tour, trip guide Amy and driver Scottie looked ...Read more
11th September 2017
It was ok. Too many British people. Tooooo long on the buses. Way more travel than en...Read more
11th September 2017
I don't even want to think about what this tour might have been without Greg as our T...Read more
5th September 2017
This tour had a lot packed into two weeks!! We got to see and experience a lot but so...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
Laurent Steiner(3 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(331 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Megs Chandler(169 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(143 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
Trent Plaine(109 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 79 different countries
through 65 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 180 reviews
4.5/5 from 3353 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

171
travellers met through Bamba Experience tours
724
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$85
$130

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

12
days
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

92%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

n/a
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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

La Paz (113)
San Jose (107)
Antigua (94)
Uyuni (93)
Cancun (88)
London (101)
Rome (92)
Paris (79)
Venice (77)

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 99. 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 24 November 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 9 November 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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