Compare Encounters Travel vs. Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours

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

3 hours ago
The guide could have informed us every morning or evening of the timing of the day. T...
Discover the Balkans
9th September 2018
This tour was very disorganized from the start. I do not think it’s beneficial to hav...
Morocco on a Shoestring
7th September 2018
The tour guide was really aggressive about tips and the only place we eat at were cra...Read more
31st August 2018
Waleed was the best tour guide and we travel often. He is fun, friendly, knowledgeabl...Read more
11th September 2018
Lovely tour !! I was happy being with you all in this journey ... Thx Hunor ... you a...Read more
7th June 2018
Awesome beautiful organized and friendly Will do it againRead more
14th May 2018
The Scenic Cruise exceeded our expectations. It was wonderful and we will be recomme...Read more
13th May 2018
Good selection of sites visited: correction: our tour guide / driver for south NZ was...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(18 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(7 reviews)
mohamed kareem(5 reviews)
Mohamed Kareem(2 reviews)
4.5 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
4.5 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 82 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 210 reviews
5.0/5 from 5 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
12-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

116
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
0
travellers met through Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$152
$471

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
17
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 hours
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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

5 reviews
8 days from $1333
14 reviews
9 days from $1072
31 reviews
9 days from $1259
13 reviews
6 days from $738
13 reviews
8 days from $652
3 reviews
8 days from $959
1 review
11 days from $4699
1 review
11 days from $5755
1 review
11 days from $4906
1 review
11 days from $5851
1 review
11 days from $3658
1 review
11 days from $4526

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 (15)
Aswan (13)
Edfu (10)
Petra (7)
Budapest (130)
Amsterdam (116)
Vienna (99)
Paris (90)
Melk (87)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

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 Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours tours is between 12 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

Holds are not possible for Encounters Travel.
TourRadar can request Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card 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 25 November 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $500 to confirm a Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 95 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 30 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 95 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.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America