Compare Encounters Travel vs. Himalayan Saga

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
3.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

5 days ago
I have just returned from a tour in Egypt and have had an excellent time. It was an a...Read more
5 days ago
Aboudy of Lady Egypt was exceptional. He was fun, caring and full of knowedge.
Ancient Encounters
11th October 2018
Our guide had to speak in three languages. Too much!! At most, two languages per tou...Read more
4th October 2018
not enough english spoken by guideRead more
23rd October 2017
Superbly organized, from pick-up at the airport to drop-off everything flowed smoothl...Read more
10th January 2017
The worst service i have ever been in terms of travel, they offer a package along wit...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(18 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(8 reviews)
mohamed kareem(6 reviews)
Mohamed Kareem(2 reviews)
3.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
3.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
2.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
3.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
3.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 32 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 219 reviews
3.0/5 from 2 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

114
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
1
travellers met through Himalayan Saga tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$143
$8

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%
94%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

3 hours
1 day

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

5 reviews
8 days from $1347
15 reviews
9 days from $1115
32 reviews
9 days from $1309
14 reviews
6 days from $746
2 reviews
14 days from $1522
16 reviews
8 days from $659
10 days from $1033
10 days from $1169
1 review
7 days from $669
14 days from $1562
11 days from $1324
13 days from $1523

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 (14)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (8)
Amman (7)
Leh (41)
Manali (34)
Shimla (18)

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