Compare Encounters Travel vs. Ricks Voyage

Ricks VoyageMember since 06/09/2018See Ricks Voyage Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

2 days ago
Amir was fantastic and guided us with insightful knowledge at a very good speed throu...
Biblical Israel
6th December 2018
This was our first time on a guided tour and it was a wonderful experience. Our guide...Read more
27th November 2018
The guide was absolutely shocking. He threatened us during the tour asking that we le...Read more
21st November 2018
Everything was fantastic. Both of our guides, Big Mo in Egypt and Ibrahim Bunz in Jor...Read more
6 days ago
Lots of anieties at the begining when i.heard i was to be traveling alone with Tahar ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(18 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(9 reviews)
mohamed kareem(7 reviews)
Mohamed Kareem(2 reviews)
5.0 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
n/a

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
n/a

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 31 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 231 reviews
4.5/5 from 1 review

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
17-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

114
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
0
travellers met through Ricks Voyage tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$144
$113

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
7
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

3 hours
4 hours

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

6 reviews
8 days from $1347
18 reviews
9 days from $1115
32 reviews
9 days from $1309
14 reviews
6 days from $746
5 reviews
14 days from $1522
18 reviews
8 days from $697
1 review
8 days from $795
8 days from $854
21 days from $3492
4 days from $155
8 days from $941
4 days from $242

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 (17)
Luxor (15)
Aswan (11)
Karnak (8)
Edfu (8)

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

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 Ricks Voyage tours is between 17 and 80. 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 17 February 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Ricks Voyage booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 February 2019 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 Ricks Voyage:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America