Compare Encounters Travel vs. Taj Destination 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

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
21st November 2018
Encounters Travel Troubles: They were a "No-Show" for departure transfer from hotel ...
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1 day ago
Everyone was great and so helpful! Tour guides were so knowledgeable! Loved the tour!Read more
19th November 2018
Excellent service, joginder our driver very kind and polite was with us the whole tri...Read more
7th November 2018
Awesome first visit to India. A well organised tour, everything flowed seamlessly fro...Read more
6th November 2018
Great intro tour to Rajasthan for first time visitors to India. Culturally and scenic...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
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 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
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About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 32 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities
Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Independent
Activities

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 230 reviews
4.5/5 from 13 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
6-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

114
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
0
travellers met through Taj Destination Tours tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$144
$76

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
8
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

96%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

n/a
8 hours

Videos

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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
5 days from $272
2 reviews
3 days from $194
5 reviews
2 days from $155
8 days from $485
2 reviews
4 days from $252
3 reviews
11 days from $1309

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)
Edfu (8)
Karnak (8)
Agra (19)
Jaipur (17)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Independent

Independent

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 Taj Destination Tours tours is between 6 and 99. 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 12 February 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 33% to confirm a Taj Destination Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 35 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 January 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 35 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 33% 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 Taj Destination Tours :Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America