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

31st March 2018
Tour was a great insight into south America. Covered the main places most want to see...Read more
30th March 2018
A good wideranging tour of ireland with most of the have-to-sees. Excellent driver an...Read more
27th March 2018
Different styles of music encountered. Excellent guide and bus driver. Very good op...Read more
24th March 2018
This trip was very hectic but with all we got to see in 9 days it has to be. Included...Read more
7 days ago
Range of things we saw, the excellent guide and other tour membersRead more
11th April 2018
I travelled to Egypt for the very first time in January 2018 and I was blown away by ...Read more
10th April 2018
The tour was very good and covered most of the sights that I wanted to see. The City ...Read more
9th April 2018
This is a hard one to review this because, while overall, the trip was an amazing exp...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
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

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 38 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 145 reviews
4.5/5 from 178 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

136
travellers met through Cosmos tours
123
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$132
$162

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
Instantly

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

5 reviews
9 days from $999.00
13 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
1 review
9 days from $1338.00
9 reviews
9 days from $1023
25 reviews
9 days from $1189
11 reviews
6 days from $750
6 reviews
8 days from $760
9 reviews
7 days from $633
4 reviews
6 days from $1237

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Rome (35)
Paris (34)
Venice (32)
London (30)
Lucerne (28)
Cairo (16)
Luxor (14)
Aswan (13)
Edfu (10)

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 18 June 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 18 June 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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  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America