Compare Bamboo vs. Encounters Travel

BambooMember since 05/06/2013See Bamboo Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

6 hours ago
A wonderful, well supported tour! Doo was fabulous and kept us laughing the whole tim...Read more
6 hours ago
Kooga is such a beautful person! Nothing was too difficult and she eager to share all...Read more
9 hours ago
Where to begin? My recent volunteer trip in November to Thailand and Cambodia was the...Read more
11 hours ago
She made my days in Thailand even more fun. She always cared for us and was very atte...Read more
9th January 2017
The most carefree guided tour I've ever had (in 40+ countries). Every little detail w...Read more
10th December 2016
This fantastic holiday takes the form of a road trip from Cairo to Luxor. Over a numb...Read more
8th December 2016
Enjoyed the trip to Egypt, many things to see and do, almost too many at times, would...Read more
8th December 2016
I went on the Classic Israel Tour. It was a fantastic experience. Our tour consisted ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Arron Barrett(81 reviews)
May(41 reviews)
Lucy Field(31 reviews)
Arm(30 reviews)
Pahn(19 reviews)
Tee(17 reviews)
Doo(17 reviews)
Annette Beauvoir(13 reviews)
Duyen Nguyen(12 reviews)
Heidi(12 reviews)
Carly Mapp(11 reviews)
Kooga(7 reviews)
Meaw(6 reviews)
Tang(3 reviews)
Ohm(3 reviews)
TangMo(2 reviews)
John bamboo(2 reviews)
Jay(1 review)
Jane(1 review)
ApinyaAom(1 review)
Julalak(1 review)
Sann(1 review)
5.0 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

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 4 different countries
through 29 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Special Interest
Nature & Adventure
Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 291 reviews
4.5/5 from 107 reviews

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

6
travellers met through Bamboo tours
118
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$90
 average tour length
$152

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
15
days
 average tour length
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 day
1 day

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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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

Luxor (13)
Cairo (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (8)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Bamboo booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 March 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 20 March 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 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 Bamboo:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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