Compare Contiki vs. Viva Expeditions

ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

17 minutes ago
Excellent trip but only because of our tour Manager Miate Morelli. Professional, Enga...Read more
20 minutes ago
I have been a travel agent for nine years and over the past few I have completed four...Read more
20 minutes ago
I went on the European Discovery tour June 2015. The trip was amazing. Kassie Jones k...Read more
33 minutes ago
Kassie was thoughtful, insightful, and amazingly fun to be around. You definitely got...Read more
13th April 2015
We have traveled a lot but this trip was by far the best ever. The whole experience f...Read more
25th January 2015
Our group consisted of 14 people, some new friends and some old friends.....a fabulou...Read more
16th November 2014
Wow, it became the standard start of all our sentences while we were there! Wow, that...Read more
14th October 2014
Just completed an amazing trip with Viva from Lima/Machu Picchu/Cusco/Amazon with Mel...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Isobel Needham(258 reviews)
Greg Colgin(175 reviews)
Trys Eddy(125 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(122 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(119 reviews)
Megs Chandler(110 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(95 reviews)
Kassie Jones(80 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(75 reviews)
Ebony Skye Anderson(66 reviews)
James Jenkins(64 reviews)
Rachel Calleja(61 reviews)
Sian Truasheim(59 reviews)
Grant Feddo(58 reviews)
Hailee Gypsy Atkins(54 reviews)
Lisa (52 reviews)
Tammy Coetzee(48 reviews)
Emma Chipperfield(47 reviews)
Ellie Teasdale(47 reviews)
Matt Grieves(41 reviews)
Matt(37 reviews)
Emmy Nilsson(34 reviews)
Anne-Elyse Gauthier(33 reviews)
Chloe Du Bois(32 reviews)
Lucy Powell(31 reviews)
Kyle Junkuhn(27 reviews)
Alanna Schulz(26 reviews)
Az Gallagher(24 reviews)
Tarryn Liddell(24 reviews)
Brianna Dransfield(23 reviews)
Larissa Cowlrick(21 reviews)
Areti Fronis(20 reviews)
Danielle Shevlin(11 reviews)
Courtney Hutchison(10 reviews)
Aaron rogers(7 reviews)
Judith Lee(5 reviews)
Stephen Galloni(4 reviews)
Patrick Davis(4 reviews)
Joe Patrick(3 reviews)
jhonatan fernandez(2 reviews)
Jason Magerkorth(2 reviews)
Maïté Morelli(2 reviews)
Mark Heap(1 review)
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 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
5.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 61 different countries
through 5 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 2634 reviews
5.0/5 from 24 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
18-35
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

496
travellers met through Contiki tours
1
travellers met through Viva Expeditions tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$116
 average tour length
$298

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
13
days
 average tour length
14
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
92%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 day

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

252 reviews
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61 reviews
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100 reviews
18 days from $2131
80 reviews
20 days from $2278
105 reviews
14 days from $1694
85 reviews
10 days from $1263
9 reviews
27 days from $7771
2 reviews
27 days from $7771
1 review
13 days from $4188
13 days from $3432
14 days from $3812
8 reviews
15 days from $3100

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 (95)
Rome (82)
Venice (72)
Paris (71)

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 Viva Expeditions.

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 17 January 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Viva Expeditions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 1 February 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 Viva Expeditions:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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