Compare Encounters Travel vs. Growth International Volunteer Excursions

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

1 day 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
1 hour ago
This was truly a life-changing experience! The relationships built with the locals, t...Read more
4 days ago
This was a trip of a life time! Never thought i would learn so much from the locals a...Read more
5 days ago
GIVE is an incredible organization with an empowering mission. If you want to be surr...Read more
6 days ago
There was never a moment on my trip where I did not know what was going on, I never h...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(14 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(3 reviews)
mohamed kareem(2 reviews)
Mohamed Kareem(2 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 33 different countries
through 5 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 186 reviews
5.0/5 from 627 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

69
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
131
travellers met through Growth International Volunteer Excursions tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$157
$131

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

4 hours
2 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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
184 reviews
14 days from $1935
200 reviews
14 days from $2129
106 reviews
14 days from $1838
80 reviews
14 days from $1838
7 reviews
14 days from $1838
2 reviews
15 days from $2129

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)
Edfu (7)
Amman (7)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

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.
No group age specified

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 15 September 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Growth International Volunteer Excursions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 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.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 20% 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 Growth International Volunteer Excursions:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America