Compare Encounters Travel vs. Ultimate Travel

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

6 days ago
This was a great trip! Jordan was wonderful, especially Petra! Our guide, Sammy, was ...Read more
30th October 2017
An excellent tour with an experienced and helpful guide, Hilik Silfin, who not only e...Read more
11th October 2017
Our 10 day tour of Israel revealed the astounding layers of history (modern and ancie...Read more
4th October 2017
my girl friend and i went on a 2 week vacation with encounters travel. 1st thing to k...Read more
1 day ago
Bali Nov 2017 great mix of local activities party and down timeRead more
2 days ago
I went on the October tour with Jeff as our guide (who is basically a legend!) I enjo...Read more
2 days ago
The tour was amazing, made so many wonderful friends. The guide Shandy was brilliant ...Read more
2 days ago
Honestly everything was so amazing with the tour. It was my first Ultimate tour and I...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Faye Turpin(13 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 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
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 30 different countries
through 5 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 134 reviews
4.5/5 from 127 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

121
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
92
travellers met through Ultimate Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$143
$75

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
10
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

n/a
4 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

7 reviews
8 days from $1899
5 reviews
6 days from $673
4 reviews
8 days from $740
1 review
8 days from $1947
5 reviews
7 days from $617
1 review
6 days from $997
9 reviews
11 days from $599.43
29 reviews
14 days from $1013.64
73 reviews
8 days from $592.8
4 reviews
8 days from $651.43
12 reviews
10 days from $599.43

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 (14)
Edfu (11)
Petra (9)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

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 Ultimate Travel tours is between 18 and 35. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 January 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Ultimate Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 January 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 20% 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 Ultimate Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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