Compare Contiki vs. Sundowners Overland

ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

2 days ago
Both Romeo and Tiago (Tour Manager and Tour Driver) were perfect. Could not have had ...Read more
16th May 2017
Anne Elyse was sensational, great tour guide couldn't ask for a better person to mana...Read more
16th May 2017
I had an amazing first experience in Europe Read more
16th May 2017
It was an awesome tourRead more
3 days ago
Superb experience ,thought delay at Mongolia Russia boarder was excessive. Tour lead...Read more
21st May 2017
I'm on a Sundowners tour of trans Siberian railway right now. The hotel quality is ex...Read more
6th October 2016
Good trip, excellent guide. Read more
11th August 2016
I have experience a very poor outcome from this company, I had a deposit for a trip w...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(274 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Megs Chandler(152 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(124 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(119 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
4.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 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

4.5 out of 5 stars
3.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 63 different countries
through 17 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 3192 reviews
4.0/5 from 24 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-35
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

634
travellers met through Contiki tours
26
travellers met through Sundowners Overland tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$121
$266

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
23
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
88%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
10 hours

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

253 reviews
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14 days from $1745
93 reviews
10 days from $1305
61 reviews
12 days from $1227
71 reviews
9 days from $1324
4 reviews
16 days from $3450
3 reviews
30 days from $6823
1 review
23 days from $5143
1 review
19 days from $3976
1 review
26 days from $6880
1 review
21 days from $5742

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 (92)
Rome (85)
Venice (72)
Paris (71)

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.
No group age specified

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

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

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 13 July 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Sundowners Overland booking. The remaining balance is then payable 75 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 12 August 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 75 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 Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Sundowners Overland:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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