Compare Encounters Travel vs. Vietnam Backpackers

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
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...Read more
9th July 2016
it was a great trip, a lovely homestay and the food was amazing,the transport there w...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 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
4.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 28 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Cultural
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 124 reviews
4.0/5 from 41 reviews

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

113
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
2
travellers met through Vietnam Backpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$130
$56

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
4
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

96%
92%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

8 hours
8 hours

Videos

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
18 reviews
7 days from $487
14 reviews
3 days from $112
3 days from $112

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)
Hanoi (3)
Sapa (1)
Hue (1)
Hoi An (1)
Ta Van (1)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Most Common Types

Policies

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 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 Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Vietnam Backpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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