Compare Contiki vs. Vietnam Backpackers

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

7 days ago
Wonderful people, very high intensity tour, trip guide Amy and driver Scottie looked ...Read more
11th September 2017
It was ok. Too many British people. Tooooo long on the buses. Way more travel than en...Read more
11th September 2017
I don't even want to think about what this tour might have been without Greg as our T...Read more
5th September 2017
This tour had a lot packed into two weeks!! We got to see and experience a lot but so...Read more
8th August 2017
Had an amazing experience! It's a really well-balanced tour as you get to see the cul...Read more
16th November 2016
I had a wonderful time on this tour, and it was much better than what I expected. I h...
22nd October 2016
I set out for my first solo adventure in late September and it was the best thing I h...Read more
4th August 2016
Mai Chau was really beautiful, it was a very good experience. The host family was ve...
Mai Chau Valley 3 Days 2 Nights

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(331 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(109 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 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 65 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 3353 reviews
4.5/5 from 42 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-35
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

723
travellers met through Contiki tours
4
travellers met through Vietnam Backpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$130
$71

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
7
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
8 hours

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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256 reviews
13 days from $1963
107 reviews
18 days from $2488
110 reviews
14 days from $1943
97 reviews
10 days from $1458
19 reviews
7 days from $475

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 (101)
Rome (92)
Paris (79)
Venice (77)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
No group age specified

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Contiki to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for Vietnam Backpackers.

Deposit

Deposit

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 5 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Vietnam Backpackers booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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.
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 Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Vietnam Backpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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