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

38 minutes ago
Awesome trip made even better by Jacqui!Read more
45 minutes ago
If I was able to rate Jacqui higher I would. I've been on multiple tours with other c...Read more
21 hours ago
I had a really great time mostly because of the people on the trip. I was lucky enoug...Read more
5 days ago
Overall excellent experienceRead more
7th September 2018
Calum was an amazing tour guide and bus driver! He made the tour even better than it ...Read more
2nd September 2018
Gill kept energy levels up and lively jokes whilst driving and guiding us around Scot...Read more
23rd August 2018
Great scenery and historical facts narrated by Rich in a most entertaining way. Musi...Read more
22nd August 2018
Had the most incredible time on this tour! Gill was the most amazing guide! Very know...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Stasi Nikos(389 reviews)
Isobel Needham(266 reviews)
Kassie Jones(219 reviews)
Megs Chandler(218 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)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Holly Wilson(6 reviews)

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 66 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 3779 reviews
4.5/5 from 103 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-35
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

694
travellers met through Contiki tours
2
travellers met through Highland Explorer Tours tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$139
$162

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
4
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

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13 days from $2522.00
116 reviews
14 days from $1559.50
101 reviews
10 days from $1076.26
95 reviews
12 days from $1336.00
58 reviews
3 days from $354
6 days from $1285
5 reviews
3 days from $469
5 days from $921
1 review
5 days from $700

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 (159)
Rome (135)
Venice (130)
Paris (125)
Florence (121)
Amsterdam (110)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Discovery (2677)
Boat (285)
Adventure (204)
Beach (168)

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 November 2018 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 November 2018 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