Compare Booking Tours vs. Encounters Travel

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

13 hours ago
The tour is fantastic! It covers all important places, our tour guide Suky forgive me...Read more
4 days ago
I was traveling solo and ended up having a private driver and guides throughout my ex...Read more
15th May 2018
I took a package tour with a travel booking company and it was just a terrific experi...Read more
14th May 2018
This tour gets five glorious stars! Our guide, Eran, has degrees in history and archa...Read more
7 days ago
I really enjoyed my Jordan tour. The itinerary was planned well... everyday was great...Read more
16th May 2018
The itenerary was not always followed. The most egregious problem was staying 250 km...
The Grand Southern Safari
12th May 2018
The hotels lacked adequate meals just the same mush every day and except for one no e...Read more
24th April 2018
We were not given accurate information by Encounters Travel. While this was being res...
Classic Greece

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Christine(14 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(14 reviews)
mohamed kareem(1 review)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 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

4.5 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
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 4 different countries
through 38 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 58 reviews
4.5/5 from 183 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-65
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

14
travellers met through Booking Tours tours
127
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$197
$152

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

6
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 hour
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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

3 reviews
3 days from $432
4 reviews
5 days from $1104
7 reviews
10 days from $2112
7 reviews
5 days from $837
4 reviews
20 days from $3023
9 reviews
17 days from $2783
10 reviews
8 days from $1852
9 reviews
9 days from $1007
25 reviews
9 days from $1170
11 reviews
6 days from $738
7 reviews
8 days from $748
9 reviews
7 days from $623

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Petra (39)
Eilat (28)
Cairo (16)
Luxor (14)
Aswan (13)
Petra (10)
Edfu (10)

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 Booking Tours tours is between 18 and 65. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Encounters Travel tours is between 5 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Booking Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 July 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 July 2018 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 $250 is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Booking Tours:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America