Compare Contiki vs. Cosmos

ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours
CosmosMember since 12/02/2013See Cosmos Tours

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

20 hours ago
Morgan is great! Our entire contiki group loved her and we had an amazing trip. Morga...Read more
3 days ago
Our guide Bryony was fantastic! She was very knowledgeable and helped any way she cou...Read more
4 days ago
It was really well organised, if something went wrong the passengers had no idea. Rhi...Read more
4 days ago
Rhi was an amazing trip manager!! Her daily enthusiasm, knowledge and approachability...Read more
1 day ago
I enjoyed the tour, the tour guide and driver were excellent. In future I will look f...Read more
2 days ago
It was a great tour and offered some great options for the optional tours. Love that...Read more
5 days ago
Very good look at the countryRead more
7 days ago
I could not fault this tour and having returned home sit back and think wow the place...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Stasi Nikos(436 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Dimos Papadopoulos(231 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(169 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(158 reviews)
Jacqui Schuetz(142 reviews)
Aaron Cooper(138 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(120 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars
Orsolya Kelemen(15 reviews)

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
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
3.5 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 75 different countries
through 68 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 5205 reviews
4.0/5 from 652 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-35
8-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

486
travellers met through Contiki tours
112
travellers met through Cosmos tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$158
$151

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

Videos

Videos

48 Hours on Contiki TM Vlog: Holi Festival, India48 Hours on Contiki TM Vlog: Iceland48 Hours on Contiki TM Vlog: Thai Island Hopper WestContiki USA: Better Together Best With UsJapan Unrivalled in 30secsEternal India in 30secsSouthern Spice: Let Southern India Surprise YouHawaii UnpluggedEuropean EscapadeSailing & CruiseIn-Depth ExplorerEuropean WhirlIconic EssentialsDiscovererIconic EssentialsEuropean AdventurerCroatia Island EscapeCroatian Island Hopper SouthCroatian Island Hopper NorthEuropean QuestItalian EspressoRoad to AthensGreek Island HoppingEurope Summer HeroGreat Britain and Ireland Mediterranean QuestIrelandSpain Morocco and PortugalSpanish SpreeIbiza & BeyondEuropean MagicEuropean DiscoveryEastern QuestEuropean HorizonEuropean Experience Simply ItalyEuropean HighlightsWestern RockerSki & SnowboardTravel Isn't About Where You Go...Contiki ExperiencesContiki MunchEurope Summer TeamContiki AccomodationEuropean Adventurer Mykonos & Santorini Island EscapeEuropean Whirl European Impressions Road to AthensEuropean Discovery European MagicEuropean Explorer plus Mykonos European EncounterSimply ItalyItalian Espresso Adriatic SpiritAdriatic UnearthedGreat Britain & Ireland IrelandScotlandEngland & ScotlandEuropean Explorer inc GICEuropean InspirationsEuropean VistasAdriatic HorizonsEuropean ContrastsUltimate European plus Greek Island HoppingEastern TrailEuropean QuestCroatia Island EscapeEuropean HorizonEuropean HighlightsEuropean EscapadesMediterranean Quest Greek Island hoppingEuropean PanoramaTrail to RomeEuropean TrailEastern RockerTrail to LondonWestern RockerUltimate EuropeanLondon to AthensEuropean ExperienceCroatia Island EscapeLondon to RomeWestern QuestQuest to RomeQuest to LondonEastern QuestSpanish SpreeSpain Portugal and MoroccoIbiza & BeyondTravel Style : CampingSki & SnowboardSailing & Cruise Europe Summer HeroContiki USA: Better Together Best With UsTourRadar presents The Sorrento PeninsulaTourRadar presents Ella to Kandy by TrainTourRadar presents Chiang MaiTourRadar presents Island Hopping in Thailand

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

101 reviews
9 days from $1188.11
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12 days from $1563.14
745 reviews
13 days from $2437.00
110 reviews
10 days from $1725.00
160 reviews
12 days from $1336.00
177 reviews
8 days from $835.99
43 reviews
9 days from $1169.00
27 reviews
16 days from $2099.00
40 reviews
12 days from $2199.00
36 reviews
10 days from $1598.00
22 reviews
10 days from $1569.00
21 reviews
12 days from $1899.00

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 (78)
Venice (75)
Paris (74)

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

Discovery (3261)
Boat (1080)
Sailing (921)
Adventure (667)

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.
The average age for Cosmos tours is between 8 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Contiki to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar can request Cosmos to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 January 2020 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Cosmos booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 January 2020 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 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 $250 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Cosmos:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America