Compare Encounters Travel vs. Trails Beyond

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

8th May 2017
I am usually a do-it-yourself kind of traveler, so taking a five-day tour package is ...Read more
25th April 2017
The 7 day tour could easily have been condensed into 5 nights. We had a day to oursel...Read more
25th April 2017
This trip was absolutely amazing. Our Egyptologist, Aboudy, made the trip incredible!...Read more
24th April 2017
It was the trip of a lifetime! Exceeded expectations! The tour guides were very pro...Read more
5 days ago
Trails Beyond went above and beyond to make the most memorable trip to Greece for my ...Read more
27th April 2017
We were met at the airport by our Guide Danae, a cheerful woman of great energy. She...Read more
15th April 2017
From the moment I booked this tour, I received nothing but the upmost sincere and pro...Read more
2nd January 2017
Conocer las MontaƱas de Zagoria y los monasterios de Meteora ha sido maravilloso. Muy...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
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 29 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Nature & Adventure
Marine

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 122 reviews
5.0/5 from 52 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

12-80
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

130
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
2
travellers met through Trails Beyond tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$137
$162

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
6
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

92%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

12 hours
12 hours

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

3 reviews
8 days from $1254
7 reviews
9 days from $964
8 reviews
9 days from $1128
4 reviews
6 days from $771
4 reviews
8 days from $752
3 reviews
7 days from $626
1 review
6 days from $965.08
10 reviews
7 days from $997.79
24 reviews
2 days from $319.49
1 review
3 days from $454.95
8 reviews
7 days from $997.79
2 reviews
5 days from $564.32

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

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

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.
No group age specified

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 22 July 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Trails Beyond booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 July 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 Trails Beyond:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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