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CosmosMember since 12/02/2013See Cosmos Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

1 day ago
An excellent tour with exceptional guide who was a full history book on the way. Thi...Read more
3 days ago
The guide Mike was very good. Reliable and knowledgeable. We enjoyed the whole experi...Read more
17th September 2017
This tour is a nightmare , do not do it , they have there own agenda, no wash room br...Read more
14th September 2017
1. Tour director Marco Nois made the tour with his stories, tips and personal attenti...Read more
36 minutes ago
The three day Isle of Skye tour was fantastic and our guide, Dave, was helpful and en...Read more
45 minutes ago
Internet reviews are so full of 5 stars and superlatives, it's hard to emphasise when...Read more
20 hours ago
I just came back from this tour and I must say it was more than I expected! I loved e...Read more
23 hours ago
Such a wonderful trip with Mark, a wonderful guide !! A lot of fun, hiking, laughing,...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(278 reviews)
Neil mclennan(102 reviews)
David Watson(67 reviews)
Mark Doggett(59 reviews)
Tim Blott(20 reviews)

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
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 68 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure
Activities
Cultural
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 100 reviews
5.0/5 from 888 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

116
travellers met through Cosmos tours
216
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$139
$64

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
36%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
n/a

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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274 reviews
5 days from $306.36
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104 reviews
3 days from $185.57
15 reviews
5 days from $498.67
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7 days from $446.72

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)
Venice (32)
London (30)
Lucerne (28)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Cosmos tours is between 8 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for MacBackpackers tours is between 18 and 40. 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 MacBackpackers.

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 24 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 25% to confirm a MacBackpackers booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 November 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 25% 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 MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America
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