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

2 days ago
Ah, the trick becomes how best to describe the Bamboo Vietnam experience? I'm not a ...Read more
2 days ago
Always smiling and welcoming from the minute I met her. She was so knowledgeable and ...Read more
3 days ago
This was a trip of a lifetime. The guides shared their home country with love and exp...Read more
3 days ago
What an amazing experience this trip was from start to finish. Jane and D worked so h...Read more
2 days ago
The Jordan Discovery was a very good tour, but I would have liked to also visit Amnan...Read more
5th September 2018
A well organised, well paced and very informative tour with an excellent tour leader ...Read more
5th September 2018
The fly in Nasca should be included. It‘ s very important that you buy the tickets fo...Read more
28th August 2018
Overall it was a good tour. A couple of general thoughts: Way to much walking on a c...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Arm(Samart Chimmanee)(186 reviews)
Elisha Petrie(178 reviews)
Duyen Nguyen(Jane)(153 reviews)
Pahn(125 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(1 review)

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
3.5 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 117 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 1233 reviews
4.0/5 from 13 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
2
travellers met through Explore! tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$152
$129

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
12
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 hour
2 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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100 reviews
14 days from $1200
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13 days from $1437
99 reviews
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2 reviews
8 days from $1061
1 review
13 days from $1753
1 review
15 days from $1876
1 review
14 days from $1563
1 review
8 days from $1080
1 review
8 days from $1127

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 25 November 2018 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 25 November 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 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