Compare Contiki vs. Highland Explorer Tours

ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

3 days ago
My guide Greg was awesome, the accommodation and transport lovely. Trip was very busy...Read more
3 days ago
The Vietnam experience was absolutely incredible. The things we had the privilege of ...Read more
3 days ago
The contiki was extremely well organised and the destinations so thorough in such a s...Read more
5 days ago
Greg is the most perf human being in the world - we were so lucky to land him as a TM...Read more
15th October 2016
This trip was a once in a lifetime experience! I highly recommend if you are coming t...Read more
3rd August 2016
Our 3 day trip with Highland Explorer was fantastic! Great guide Mahri, who looked af...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(274 reviews)
Isobel Needham(258 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(128 reviews)
Trys Eddy(125 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(122 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(119 reviews)
Megs Chandler(110 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(109 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
Az Gallagher(77 reviews)
James Jenkins(67 reviews)
Ebony Skye Anderson(66 reviews)
Lisa (64 reviews)
Rachel Calleja(61 reviews)
Sian Truasheim(59 reviews)
Grant Feddo(58 reviews)
Hailee Gypsy Atkins(56 reviews)
Matt Grieves(54 reviews)
Ellie Teasdale(48 reviews)
Tammy Coetzee(48 reviews)
Emma Chipperfield(47 reviews)
Anne-Elyse Gauthier(39 reviews)
Matt(37 reviews)
Emmy Nilsson(34 reviews)
Chloe Du Bois(32 reviews)
Lucy Powell(31 reviews)
Kyle Junkuhn(27 reviews)
Alanna Schulz(26 reviews)
Tarryn Liddell(24 reviews)
Brianna Dransfield(23 reviews)
Larissa Cowlrick(22 reviews)
Areti Fronis(20 reviews)
Danielle Shevlin(12 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)
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 61 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities
Independent
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 3015 reviews
5.0/5 from 2 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
18-35
 age group
5-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

583
travellers met through Contiki tours
1
travellers met through Highland Explorer Tours tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$107
 average tour length
$98

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
13
days
 average tour length
4
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

86 reviews
12 days from $2258
252 reviews
13 days from $1941
61 reviews
24 days from $3272
106 reviews
14 days from $1694
85 reviews
10 days from $1263
53 reviews
8 days from $848
2 reviews
3 days from $441.88
5 days from $867
3 days from $461.99

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (93)
Rome (82)
Venice (71)
Paris (70)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
The average age for Highland Explorer Tours tours is between 5 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Contiki to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar can request Highland Explorer Tours to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

Deposit

Deposit

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 10 April 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $170 to confirm a Highland Explorer Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 April 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $170 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Highland Explorer Tours:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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