Compare Bamboo vs. Explore!

BambooMember since 05/06/2013See Bamboo Tours
Explore!Member since 24/01/2012See Explore! Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

22nd January 2019
We had two guides: Jane and D. They were both fantastic and brought us all together a...Read more
20th January 2019
My first bamboo trip, I absolutely loved every minute, The hustle and bustle and traf...Read more
20th January 2019
Jane is a beautiful soul who took us on a whirlwind tour of Vietnam. Jane was always ...Read more
17th January 2019
Fantastic tour guide, made sure everyone was happy, great sense of humour. Different...Read more
3 days ago
Thought my tour was fantasticRead more
8th February 2019
We had an amazing time and Rob what we paid the accomadation was good except for The ...Read more
3rd February 2019
We had an 8 day Winter Adventure in Romania tour with “Explore” WOW what a great expe...Read more
13th January 2019
Krakow is a fascinating city: history, architecture, food, concerts, art galleries, b...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Arm(Samart Chimmanee)(186 reviews)
Jane Bamboo (178 reviews)
Elisha Petrie(178 reviews)
Pahn(129 reviews)
Arron Barrett(82 reviews)
Heidi(55 reviews)
Navorn Bamboo(49 reviews)
May(43 reviews)
Michaela Pollard(42 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars
Joana Alarcon(3 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 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
3.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 7 different countries
through 114 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 1266 reviews
4.0/5 from 49 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
16-79

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

10
travellers met through Bamboo tours
1
travellers met through Explore! tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$193
$113

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

n/a
n/a

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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14 days from $2397
58 reviews
14 days from $1917
104 reviews
14 days from $1437
114 reviews
13 days from $1917
101 reviews
14 days from $2397
17 reviews
12 days from $2397
5 reviews
8 days from $1171
1 review
15 days from $1776
2 reviews
9 days from $1296
1 review
17 days from $4915
1 review
10 days from $854
1 review
8 days from $1133

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

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 Bamboo tours is between 18 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Explore! tours is between 16 and 79. 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 Bamboo booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 April 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 30% to confirm a Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 April 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 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 30% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Bamboo:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Explore!:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America