Compare Penguin Travel vs. Vodkatrain

VodkatrainMember since 10/05/2011See Vodkatrain 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

7 days ago
We were lucky to have good weather. I like the small group tour of max 7 people and w...Read more
30th October 2018
Overall a very enjoyable trip with mixture of impressive monasteries and churches as ...Read more
30th October 2018
This tour exceeded all my expectations. The scenery and the places we visited were ma...Read more
28th October 2018
We have a small group and lots of flexibility on choice of restaurants and amount of ...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
9th August 2018
Lake time was good would of like 2nights there instead of in Irkustk but I understand...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
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 17 different countries
through 9 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 63 reviews
4.0/5 from 71 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-80
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

42
travellers met through Penguin Travel tours
252
travellers met through Vodkatrain tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$48
$145

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
3 hours

Videos

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

53 reviews
14 days from $986.11
8 reviews
8 days from $498.77
10 days from $1384.13
15 days from $1207.45
11 days from $986.11
13 days from $1572.22
4 reviews
14 days from $1925
26 reviews
21 days from $2949
6 reviews
19 days from $2784
1 review
25 days from $4055
13 days from $1712
12 days from $1605

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Sofia (6)
Lviv (4)
Odesa (4)
Minsk (4)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Penguin Travel tours is between 18 and 80. 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 20% to confirm a Penguin Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 January 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Vodkatrain booking. The remaining balance is then payable 80 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 7 February 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 80 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 Penguin 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