Compare Bamboo vs. Contiki

BambooMember since 05/06/2013See Bamboo Tours
ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki 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 hours ago
This trip was far beyond what I was originally anticipating. Especially because Arm w...Read more
3 days ago
Navorn was an awesome tour guide! I had an amazing time on this tour. I love bamboo! Read more
4 days ago
It was an amazing experience and awesome 2 weeks. I felt like making a difference and...Read more
7 days ago
Jane was a brilliant tour guide,award helping and even coming with us on free days to...Read more
2 days ago
Greg was a great tour guide and travel friend! He made sure everyone was having a gre...Read more
3 days ago
The trip far exceeded my expectations, mostly because of the knowledge and good humou...Read more
3 days ago
I did the scandacian portion of the contoki trip. It was such a blast. The scenery wa...Read more
3 days ago
Had a great time with Greg on Contiki, he was very informative, fun and always willin...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Elisha(84 reviews)
Arron Barrett(82 reviews)
Arm(62 reviews)
Pahn(61 reviews)
Duyen Nguyen(Jane)(46 reviews)
May(43 reviews)
Lucy Field(34 reviews)
Heidi(31 reviews)
Doo(27 reviews)
Michaela Pollard(25 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(329 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Megs Chandler(169 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(143 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 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

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 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 5 different countries
through 63 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 619 reviews
4.5/5 from 3344 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

7
travellers met through Bamboo tours
723
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$96
$124

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 days
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Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (94)
Rome (86)
Venice (74)
Paris (72)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Bamboo tours is between 18 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Contiki tours is between 18 and 35. 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 Bamboo.
TourRadar can request Contiki 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 Bamboo booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 October 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 30 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 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Bamboo:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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