BEST SELECTION & PRICESBEST SELECTIONBEST PRICESTRUSTED PAYMENTS

European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days)

Save up to 75% - Get early access
starts on 23 Nov 2018
This tour is operated by
European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days) - Contiki
European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days) - Contiki
James "Before I started my European encounter I had stepped foot on the bus filled with excitement, expectations and worries about the fact I was about to be thrown on a bus with up to 50 people I didn't know. It is now safe to say that my excitement was warranted. My expectations were blown out of the water and my worries were not needed. From day 1 Megs made everybody feel at home with each other. Thro..."
Excellent
36 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+10
Ends
London
Map

Highlights

Start and end in London! With the discovery tour European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days), you have a 16 day tour package taking you through London, England and 10 other destinations in Europe. European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus

36 Reviews

Excellent
88%
Good
9%
Average
3%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
0%
Write a review
  • I
    Written on September 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had such an amazing time on my first overseas trip, thanks to Megs!

    Show detailed ratings
  • C
    Written on September 25, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Megs was an fantastic guide, so knowledgeable and down to earth. She made the experience so easy and so much better, I’m glad I got the opportunity to be on her tour.

    Show detailed ratings
  • O
    Written on September 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Travelled with my bestie September 2017, and it’ll be one I’ll never forget!! ☺️

    Show detailed ratings
  • European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days) reviewer 4
    Written on January 18, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip exceeded my expectations of a contiki tour! Everyone in the group were so lovely and friendly. Trip manager Cameron and driver Reuben have been more than great throughout the entire trip.

    Show detailed ratings
  • JS
    Written on April 14, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Where do I start!? Megs is hands down the best tour manager you will ever have. From her bubbly personality and warm smile, she makes you feel at ease straight away. Her level of knowledge is insane and blows you away. She is not only knowledgeable and... Read more

    Show detailed ratings
  • WP
    Written on April 9, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour was an incredible way to gain a snapshot of Europe and meet some amazing people along the way. In particular the tour manager Megs was fantastic. She has an uncanny ability to lift your spirits when the hectic pace of Contiki starts to get on top... Read more

    Show detailed ratings
  • MR
    Written on April 7, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Megs was a fantastic manager and a huge part of why this trip was so unbelievable! Megs went above and beyond every single day to ensure we had the time of our lives!!!

    Show detailed ratings
  • MR
    Written on April 7, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip was incredible and surpassed all my expectations! Contiki made sure I experienced as much as humanly possible in the time allotted, and there was no excuse not to have fun. I had the best time of my life on tour with Contiki!

    Show detailed ratings
    European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days) customer review photo 1European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days) customer review photo 2European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days) customer review photo 3European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days) customer review photo 4European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days) customer review photo 5European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days) customer review photo 6
  • LH
    Written on April 7, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip surpassed all expectations, from the people I shared it with to our tour manager whose energy holds no limits. Every day was a new and exciting adventure. Megs has certainly motivated me to do another contiki in the future!

    Show detailed ratings
  • JM
    Written on April 6, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Before I started my European encounter I had stepped foot on the bus filled with excitement, expectations and worries about the fact I was about to be thrown on a bus with up to 50 people I didn't know. It is now safe to say that my excitement was... Read more

    Show detailed ratings
    European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days) customer review photo 1

Itinerary

Download PDF Brochure
Expand all
  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: London to Amsterdam
  2. Day 2: Amsterdam to Berlin
  3. Day 3: Berlin
  4. Day 4: Berlin to Prague via Dresden
  5. Day 5: Prague
  6. Day 6: Prague to Salzburg
  7. Day 7: Salzburg to Venice
  8. Day 8: Venice to Rome
  9. Day 9: Rome with Vatican City
  10. Day 10: Rome to Florence
  11. Day 11: Florence to Italian Riviera via Pisa
  12. Day 12: Italian Riviera to Lucerne
  13. Day 13: Lucerne
  14. Day 14: Lucerne to Paris
  15. Day 15: Paris
  16. Day 16: Paris to London

What's included

Expand all
Download PDF Brochure
  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

  • Optional Extras

Not included

  • Flights

Videos

  • Winter & Ski: hit the slopes with Contiki
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
  • Contiki Discoverer Trips
Winter & Ski: hit the slopes with Contiki

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • Is a triple share room possible for this trip?

    Yes, the pricing is based on a triple share so we can certainly request for the trhee of you to be roomed together on this amazing tour. Please contact us to arrange this.

  • What is the age range for this tour?

    This tour has a strict age restriction for 18-35 year olds only.

Ask a question

Guides who have led this tour

  • Ebony Skye Anderson
    "So when I moved to Switzerland to study in 2006 - little did I know it would end up changing every plan..."
  • Nihar Vasa
    "Indian born, Filipino raised, Kiwi influenced, Aussie experienced, European roamer...World bound! :D"
  • Megs Chandler
    "Growing up in the most isolated city in the world, it was like a right of passage to travel half way..."
  • Aaron rogers
  • Kassie Jones

Review.io logo What are people saying about TourRadar?

  • Desislava12th June 2018
    Service is fast and proficient! Well developed site, easy to find what are you looking for. Adequate filters that save time and give you the most accurate result. All is build in - trips, providers with options to compare, details, contacts and payment.

Availability

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days)

Select Departure Month
  • Upcoming departures
  • November 2018
  • December 2018
  • January 2019
  • February 2019
  • March 2019
  • April 2019
  • May 2019
  • June 2019
  • July 2019
  • August 2019
  • October 2019
  • November 2019
  • December 2019
  • January 2020
  • February 2020
  • March 2020
This tour is not available in your region.
See dates of tour versions available to you below.
STARTENDSEATS LEFTSAVE NOW PRICE
  • Friday
    Dec 7, 2018
    from London
    17 Days
    Sunday
    Dec 23, 2018
    to London
    8 seats left
    $130
    USD $2,602

    17 Days version

  • Friday
    Dec 7, 2018
    from London
    17 Days
    Sunday
    Dec 23, 2018
    to Paris
    8 seats left
    $130
    USD $2,602

    End Paris, 17 Days version

  • Friday
    Dec 21, 2018
    from London
    17 Days
    Sunday
    Jan 6, 2019
    to London
    0 seats left
    $134
    USD $2,674
  • Friday
    Dec 21, 2018
    from London
    17 Days
    Sunday
    Jan 6, 2019
    to Paris
    0 seats left
    $134
    USD $2,674
  • Wednesday
    Dec 26, 2018
    from London
    17 Days
    Friday
    Jan 11, 2019
    to London
    Only 1 seat left
    $134
    USD $2,674

    17 Days version

  • Wednesday
    Dec 26, 2018
    from London
    17 Days
    Friday
    Jan 11, 2019
    to Paris
    Only 1 seat left
    $134
    USD $2,674

    End Paris, 17 Days version

  • Friday
    Dec 28, 2018
    from London
    17 Days
    Sunday
    Jan 13, 2019
    to London
    8 seats left
    $134
    USD $2,674

    17 Days version

  • Friday
    Dec 28, 2018
    from London
    17 Days
    Sunday
    Jan 13, 2019
    to Paris
    8 seats left
    $134
    USD $2,674

    End Paris, 17 Days version

  • Friday
    Jan 4, 2019
    from London
    17 Days
    Sunday
    Jan 20, 2019
    to London
    10+ seats left
    $134
    USD $2,674

    17 Days version

  • Friday
    Jan 4, 2019
    from London
    17 Days
    Sunday
    Jan 20, 2019
    to Paris
    10+ seats left
    $134
    USD $2,674

    End Paris, 17 Days version

Show more departures

Monthly price comparison

About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

£
Pound sterling
England
Euro
Netherlands , Austria , Italy and France
CHF
Franc
Switzerland

Plugs & Adapters

EnglandNetherlands, Austria, Italy and FranceSwitzerlandItaly

Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Switzerland and Austria. Ideally 6 months before travel.

Policies

Location
Start and end in London.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 4 January 2019 the full payment of $1,938 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1938 for European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 3,459 km.
  • London (England)
  • 358 km
  • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  • 19 km
  • Edam (Netherlands)
  • 651 km
  • Lucerne (Switzerland)
  • 235 km
  • Innsbruck (Austria)
  • 215 km
  • Venice (Italy)
  • 394 km
  • Rome (Italy)
  • 232 km
  • Florence (Italy)
  • 321 km
  • Nice (France)
  • 300 km
  • Lyon (France)
Show all destinations

Why book with TourRadar

Best Price Guarantee
If you book with TourRadar and within 24 hours you find a better price than $1,938 for the same tour, TourRadar will pay you the difference
Safely book online
All your details are safely protected by a secure connection
9,465 tours in Europe
covered by 274 different operators in Europe
No Cancellation Fee
TourRadar does not charge any additional cancellation fees. You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date.
33 Genuine Reviews
All reviews are verified from travellers who went on European Encounter London Base Winter 2018 (16 Days)