Compare Encounters Travel vs. Sundowners Overland

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 June 2017
My discover Egypt tour was great, my tour guide Sharif was so knowledgeable and enter...Read more
30th May 2017
Everything was very good. Just as advertisedRead more
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
26th May 2017
Superb experience ,thought delay at Mongolia Russia boarder was excessive. Tour lead...Read more
21st May 2017
I'm on a Sundowners tour of trans Siberian railway right now. The hotel quality is ex...Read more
6th October 2016
Good trip, excellent guide. Read more
11th August 2016
I have experience a very poor outcome from this company, I had a deposit for a trip w...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

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
3.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 28 different countries
through 17 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 124 reviews
4.0/5 from 24 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

113
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
28
travellers met through Sundowners Overland tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$130
$245

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
23
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

92%
88%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

6 hours
11 hours

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

5 reviews
8 days from $1949
7 reviews
9 days from $1023
9 reviews
9 days from $1140
4 reviews
6 days from $779
4 reviews
8 days from $760
3 reviews
7 days from $633
4 reviews
16 days from $3486
3 reviews
30 days from $6893
1 review
23 days from $4992
1 review
19 days from $4017
1 review
26 days from $6952
1 review
21 days from $5801

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

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

No group age specified
The average age for Sundowners Overland tours is from 18 years. 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 25 August 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Sundowners Overland booking. The remaining balance is then payable 75 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 9 September 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 75 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 Sundowners Overland:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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