Compare Encounters Travel vs. Vodkatrain

VodkatrainMember since 10/05/2011See Vodkatrain Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

5 days ago
Overall very good trip, accommodation was great in Amman, less so in Petra. Our Guide...Read more
12th February 2019
Overall, this was an excellent tour. I have only got good things to say about the tou...Read more
10th February 2019
We bought the tour on a groupon and what a deal it was. I have done Viking River Cru...Read more
30th January 2019
The Discovery Egypt tour has been well put together covering the best of Egypt in 9 d...Read more
2nd January 2019
This trip was exactly what I was looking for. The pace of the itinerary was great, e...Read more
8th September 2018
Very smooth, great locations and a great group
The Genghis Khan (from Beijing to Mos...
6th September 2018
Vodkatrain was amazing, I was struggling to find a transiberrien tour that catered fo...
The Vodkatrain (from Beijing to St Pe...
5th September 2018
While I absolutly loved each destination and the experiences in themselves, I did not...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(20 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(10 reviews)
mohamed kareem(8 reviews)
Mohamed Kareem(2 reviews)
4.0 out of 5 stars

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
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
3.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 34 different countries
through 9 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Cultural
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 249 reviews
4.0/5 from 72 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

71
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
252
travellers met through Vodkatrain tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$126
$143

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
18
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 hours
4 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

35 reviews
9 days from $1309
21 reviews
6 days from $746
9 reviews
8 days from $824
7 reviews
14 days from $1522
19 reviews
8 days from $697
4 reviews
8 days from $998
4 reviews
14 days from $1974
26 reviews
21 days from $2949
7 reviews
19 days from $2784
1 review
25 days from $4055
13 days from $1712
11 days from $1091

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 (13)
Aswan (12)
Petra (9)
Edfu (9)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

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 Vodkatrain 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 $99 to confirm a Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 April 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm a Vodkatrain booking. The remaining balance is then payable 80 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 May 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 $99 is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 80 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $99 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 Vodkatrain:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America