Compare Cosmos vs. Encounters Travel

CosmosMember since 12/02/2013See Cosmos Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

12th November 2017
It's worth the tripRead more
10th November 2017
We had a fantastic time, worth every penny! Our tour director Paulo was excellent, he...Read more
5th November 2017
Over all it was great tour. Well organized tour guide. Comfortable coach Visit many n...Read more
4th November 2017
The tour is well organized, I appreciate the baggage handling, information from the t...Read more
3 days ago
This was a great trip! Jordan was wonderful, especially Petra! Our guide, Sammy, was ...Read more
30th October 2017
An excellent tour with an experienced and helpful guide, Hilik Silfin, who not only e...Read more
11th October 2017
Our 10 day tour of Israel revealed the astounding layers of history (modern and ancie...Read more
4th October 2017
my girl friend and i went on a 2 week vacation with encounters travel. 1st thing to k...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 68 different countries
through 30 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 131 reviews
4.5/5 from 134 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

126
travellers met through Cosmos tours
121
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$134
$141

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
n/a

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

5 reviews
9 days from $999.00
10 reviews
9 days from $999.00
7 reviews
16 days from $1919.00
7 reviews
12 days from $1929.00
5 reviews
10 days from $1513.00
2 reviews
10 days from $1569.00
7 reviews
8 days from $1949
5 reviews
6 days from $750
4 reviews
8 days from $760
1 review
8 days from $1998
5 reviews
7 days from $633
1 review
6 days from $1023

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Paris (34)
Rome (34)
Venice (32)
London (30)
Lucerne (28)
Cairo (15)
Luxor (15)
Aswan (13)
Edfu (10)
Petra (8)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
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.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Cosmos to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for Encounters Travel.

Deposit

Deposit

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 19 January 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 January 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 $250 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 Cosmos:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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