Compare Encounters Travel vs. Explore!

Explore!Member since 24/01/2012See Explore! Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
n/a

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

3 days ago
I really enjoyed my Jordan tour. The itinerary was planned well... everyday was great...Read more
4 days ago
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
Waleed kamouna(14 reviews)
mohamed kareem(1 review)
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 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

4.0 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
3.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 38 different countries
through 111 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 183 reviews
n/a

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
16-79

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

127
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
1
travellers met through Explore! tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$153
$147

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
12
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

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
8 days from $1018
15 days from $1853
9 days from $1162
8 days from $1296
8 days from $1315
7 days from $915.6

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 (16)
Luxor (14)
Aswan (13)
Edfu (10)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
The average age for Explore! tours is between 16 and 79. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

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 20 July 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm a Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 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 $250 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 10% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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