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

1 day ago
Trip of a life time. Tour Director Veranda and Driver Kong completely made the trip. ...Read more
1 day ago
Wewere glad we took the tour as we would not have been to some of the places we visit...Read more
2 days ago
Wonderful except for non-arrival of shuttle Buena Vista Hotel to Orlando Airport and ...Read more
2 days ago
The bus was very comfortable and the group of people we were with very kind @nd had r...Read more
2 days ago
I liked the tour overall, but there were too many shopping places we had to stop (sto...
Morocco on a Shoestring
5th June 2018
The tour was a great overview of Morrocco. Would pick a non-mixed language tour tour...Read more
2nd June 2018
Our trip was 12 day customized tour of "Moroccan Melodies". We paid extra in order to...
Moroccan Melodies
18th May 2018
I really enjoyed my Jordan tour. The itinerary was planned well... everyday was great...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Orsolya Kelemen(1 review)
4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(14 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(3 reviews)
mohamed kareem(2 reviews)
Mohamed Kareem(2 reviews)

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

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 71 different countries
through 33 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 217 reviews
4.5/5 from 186 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

132
travellers met through Cosmos tours
69
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$148
$156

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
4 hours

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

18 reviews
9 days from $999.00
10 reviews
16 days from $1919.00
14 reviews
12 days from $1929.00
6 reviews
10 days from $1513.00
11 reviews
8 days from $1231.00
11 reviews
9 days from $1338.00
3 reviews
16 days from $2356
5 reviews
8 days from $1202
25 reviews
9 days from $1299
11 reviews
6 days from $746
2 reviews
14 days from $1522
10 reviews
8 days from $659

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Cairo (12)
Luxor (11)
Aswan (10)
Amman (7)
Petra (7)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 $250 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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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America