Compare Contiki vs. Discovery Nomads

ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours

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

12 hours ago
I've never done a tour like this before and was a bit hesitant about the experience, ...Read more
2 days ago
Such an amazing tour! Nicole and Ryan were amazing in August 2016. Such a good way to...Read more
2 days ago
I travelled on the Contiki Scandinavia and Russia Plus with tour manager Greg Colgin ...Read more
2 days ago
Greg Colgin was my trip manager for a marathon trip I did through Scandinavia and Rus...Read more
13th June 2017
This tour suited our time frame and destinations. There were a couple of disappointme...Read more
4th June 2017
Hotels are nice and easily accessible. Tours and guide are informative n accommodatin...Read more
15th May 2017
This was a great way to see France and Italy on your own time, but with everything pr...Read more
4th May 2017
Overall, trip was fine. Kate (Discovery Adventures) outstanding. We were scheduled ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(299 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Megs Chandler(153 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(119 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 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
4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 63 different countries
through 18 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 3224 reviews
4.5/5 from 54 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-35
18-65

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

671
travellers met through Contiki tours
18
travellers met through Discovery Nomads tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$119
$203

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
9
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 day

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

73 reviews
9 days from $1424
255 reviews
13 days from $1941
100 reviews
18 days from $2131
110 reviews
14 days from $1694
93 reviews
10 days from $1263
61 reviews
12 days from $1240
3 reviews
6 days from $1214.79
5 reviews
8 days from $1435.5
4 reviews
8 days from $1767.57
8 reviews
10 days from $1545.86
6 reviews
10 days from $1657.21
1 review
7 days from $1545.86

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 (94)
Rome (86)
Venice (74)
Paris (72)
Paris (13)
Rome (11)
Venice (6)
London (6)
Madrid (6)

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 Discovery Nomads tours is between 18 and 65. 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.
Holds are not possible for Discovery Nomads.

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 12 August 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Discovery Nomads booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 September 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 90 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 Discovery Nomads:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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