Compare Contiki vs. Highland Explorer 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

5 hours ago
Awesome trip. Mr. Diego guided us very well. Thank youRead more
1 day ago
This was my 3rd contiki and I have to say that it deterred me from ever doing a conti...Read more
4 days ago
Amazing tour guide, amazing experience!Read more
4 days ago
Having set activities to do on New Years and also having the “party” at an actual clu...Read more
7th November 2018
I loved the tour. It was great! It turned out that there were only four of us on it...
Isle of Skye & The Highlands (B&B)
6th November 2018
I had an absolutely fantastic time on this trip at the end of October. Lee is an amaz...Read more
29th October 2018
The Isle of Skye and Highlands tour was just fantastic! Our itinerary was packed full...
Isle of Skye & The Highlands (B&B)
25th October 2018
Everything was perfect.
Isle of Skye, Loch Ness & Inverness (...

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Stasi Nikos(424 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Megs Chandler(260 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(168 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(158 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(120 reviews)
Trent Plaine(111 reviews)
Jacqui Schuetz(95 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Holly Wilson(6 reviews)
Glenn Collier(3 reviews)
Steve Syme(1 review)

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
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 72 different countries
through different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Activities
Marine
Festival & Events
Independent

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 4060 reviews
4.5/5 from 132 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-35
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

642
travellers met through Contiki tours
0
travellers met through Highland Explorer Tours tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$152
$129

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

87 reviews
9 days from $1167.99
42 reviews
12 days from $1667.00
366 reviews
13 days from $2299.00
104 reviews
10 days from $1068.33
114 reviews
9 days from $1375.00
125 reviews
8 days from $869.00
8 reviews
3 days from $469
2 reviews
5 days from $921
7 reviews
5 days from $748
6 days from $1151

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 (144)
Rome (121)
Venice (116)
Florence (112)
Paris (109)
Dover (108)

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.
The average age for Highland Explorer Tours tours is between 5 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 Highland Explorer Tours 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 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 3 March 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $170 to confirm a Highland Explorer Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 8 March 2019 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 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $170 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 Highland Explorer Tours:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America