Compare Encounters Travel vs. Timberbush 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

4 days ago
First off, this was the first guided tour trip I have ever taken. All in all the dis...Read more
8th February 2017
Skip this Encounter Company. They just outsource everything to GO Greece travel agent...Read more
30th January 2017
Trip was amazing!Read more
25th January 2017
Our "Discover Egypt" trip with Encounters was absolutely NOT worth the money we spent...Read more
1 day ago
The trip was great. Our guide Martina was excellent. Knew where the best spots were t...Read more
3 days ago
A great comprehensive tour , our guide Alan taught us more history in 3 days than a y...Read more
3 days ago
This trip was super amazing! Our Guide Mark was awesome and he gave us all the histor...Read more
30th January 2017
We enjoyed the tour immensely. The weather was perfect with the sun out most of the d...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 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

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 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 29 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities
Activities
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 111 reviews
4.5/5 from 59 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
12-80
 age group
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

118
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
20
travellers met through Timberbush Tours tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$150
 average tour length
$70

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
11
days
 average tour length
22
hours

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

92%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 day
1 hour

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

1 review
8 days from $1267
7 reviews
9 days from $1023
7 reviews
9 days from $1140
2 reviews
6 days from $779
3 reviews
8 days from $760
1 review
7 days from $633
5 reviews
1 day from $56.09
2 reviews
2 days from $96.04
6 reviews
2 days from $96.04
29 reviews
3 days from $147.4
8 reviews
1 hour from $52.36
4 reviews
3 days from $147.4

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Cairo (14)
Luxor (14)
Aswan (12)
Edfu (9)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Encounters Travel tours is between 12 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Timberbush Tours tours is between 5 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

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 April 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Timberbush Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 April 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 Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Timberbush Tours:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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