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
n/a

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

5 days ago
The tour organised and run was simply amazing. Went smoothly, never boring. Clearly s...
Discover Vietnam - 13 day tour
15th May 2018
I really loved how Jane managed the tour. She was caring and considerate of everyone ...
Discover Vietnam - 13 day tour
15th May 2018
Jane was a great guide. She kept us well informed regarding the itinerary on a day b...
Discover Vietnam - 13 day tour
15th May 2018
Duyen is the most caring and resourceful guide I've ever met with a bright soul and m...
Discover Vietnam - 13 day tour

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Arm(Samart Chimmanee)(147 reviews)
Elisha Petrie(124 reviews)
Duyen Nguyen(Jane)(94 reviews)
Arron Barrett(82 reviews)
Pahn(75 reviews)
May(43 reviews)
Heidi(34 reviews)
Navorn Bamboo(33 reviews)
Lucy Field(31 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars

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 6 different countries
through 111 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 908 reviews
n/a

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
16-79

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

7
travellers met through Bamboo tours
1
travellers met through Explore! tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$110
$146

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
12
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

10 hours
1 hour

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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50 reviews
14 days from $1200
43 reviews
13 days from $957
4 reviews
14 days from $1437
63 reviews
14 days from $1437
11 reviews
12 days from $1917
8 days from $1018
15 days from $1853
9 days from $1162
8 days from $1296
8 days from $1315
7 days from $915.6

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

Independent

Independent

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 23 July 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm a Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 July 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 10% 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