Compare Emerald Waterways vs. Encounters Travel

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

27th April 2018
There was so much included - guided walking tours thru the city center, museums, guid...Read more
18th May 2018
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

n/a
4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(14 reviews)
mohamed kareem(1 review)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

n/a
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 19 different countries
through 38 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 1 review
4.5/5 from 183 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

12-90
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

0
travellers met through Emerald Waterways tours
127
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$304
$152

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

12
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

8 days from $4360
9 days from $3414
9 days from $3414
10 days from $4525
8 days from $3051
1 review
8 days from $2905
10 reviews
8 days from $1871
9 reviews
9 days from $1018
25 reviews
9 days from $1182
11 reviews
6 days from $746
7 reviews
8 days from $756
9 reviews
7 days from $630

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Vienna (54)
Melk (51)
Passau (51)
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

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Emerald Waterways tours is between 12 and 90. 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 Emerald Waterways 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 $500 to confirm a Emerald Waterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 August 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 25 July 2018 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $500 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 Emerald Waterways: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