Compare Cosmos vs. Encounters Travel

CosmosMember since 12/02/2013See Cosmos 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
This tour exceeded my expectations! Our guide was amazing and everything was well org...Read more
1 day ago
We enjoyed our tour to Poland. People very nice, accommodation were clean, up to dat...Read more
2 days ago
It was a very memorable experience! The country is absolutely beautiful, and our tour...Read more
2 days ago
It was a great overview of Poland and its history, which I enjoyed. I would have lik...Read more
10th July 2017
I have enjoyed my trip in Morocco I learnt all the history about Morocco and Berber....Read more
8th June 2017
My discover Egypt tour was great, my tour guide Sharif was so knowledgeable and enter...Read more
30th May 2017
Everything was very good. Just as advertisedRead more
8th May 2017
I am usually a do-it-yourself kind of traveler, so taking a five-day tour package is ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 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 64 different countries
through 29 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events
Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 70 reviews
4.5/5 from 125 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-80
5-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

104
travellers met through Cosmos tours
120
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$145
$140

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
11 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

7 reviews
9 days from $1267
3 reviews
8 days from $1267
2 reviews
9 days from $974
5 reviews
9 days from $974
3 reviews
16 days from $1907
4 reviews
12 days from $1852
5 reviews
8 days from $1949
7 reviews
9 days from $1023
9 reviews
9 days from $1140
4 reviews
6 days from $779
4 reviews
8 days from $760
4 reviews
7 days from $633

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Rome (34)
Paris (34)
London (31)
Venice (31)
Lucerne (29)
Cairo (12)
Luxor (12)
Aswan (10)
Edfu (7)
Petra (6)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Cosmos tours is between 8 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Encounters Travel 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 Cosmos to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for Encounters Travel.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Cosmos booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 September 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 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 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable.
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.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Cosmos:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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