Compare Encounters Travel vs. G Adventures

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Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 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
1 day ago
SO many amazing things on offer for this trip and you'd be silly not to take them up....Read more
2 days ago
I had a fantastic guide and group of people to spend time with. The itinerary was fas...Read more
2 days ago
Overall, it was a well-organized tour. We were able to do, see and experience a lot o...Read more
4 days ago
What was supposed to be a gentle yet demanding journey turned to become, somehow, a r...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Les Liddell(2 reviews)
David Jalea(1 review)
Neil Rabjohn(1 review)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 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
4.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 29 different countries
through 108 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 122 reviews
4.0/5 from 710 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

12-80
18-65

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

130
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
8,762
travellers met through G Adventures tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$127
$155

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

88%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

11 hours
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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
14 reviews
9 days from $1149.00
8 reviews
32 days from $3049.00
19 reviews
20 days from $1949.00
20 reviews
30 days from $2769.00
8 reviews
10 days from $929.00
12 reviews
8 days from $1049.00

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

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

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 G Adventures 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

Holds are not possible for Encounters Travel.
TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card 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 25 July 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 30 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 65 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.As an added benefit though, you can use the deposit for future bookings with G Adventures.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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