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We specialise in imaginative, adventurous, small group tours and travel-goers. What they have in common is a passion to go-a passion to encounter the vast diversity of our planet for real.We are a UK registered company, with full bonding and...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our tour was great, our guide Waleed outstanding however we were promised things we did not get, in particular the hotels. The hotels we stayed at, which were nice, appeared to be well under the standard of those that had been promised to us on...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank cleopatra1963
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything from pick to up to drop off with Encounters was amazing ! The food and sites and staff at different locations were so friendly and helpful . We did everything we could and were given free time to explore on our own. Thanks to...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This tour was the perfect balance of culture, excursions & relaxation. Everything was organized and well planned from airport pickup to hotel stays to included excursions. The highlight besides seeing the pyramids, temples and many artifacts was our beyond awesome tour guide, Islam Gaber. He...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Wafa Kelly A
Reviewed 6 days ago

My boyfriend and I and just returned from a South African trip booked by Encounters Travel. Awesome travel experience. Encounters handled everything from our flights to our hotel bookings. The flights that were booked were the best flights with the shortest times and layovers. All...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank holly0526
SimpsonMichael, Marketing at Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Holly, Thank you for your positive feedback and for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted to hear that you had a great time in South Africa with us, and that everything was to your satisfaction. We'd love to travel with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Encounters Egyptian travel trip was phenomenal! The staff were super friendly and they always made sure that we were enjoying our trip and drinking plenty of water during our excursions. Hassan picked us up from the airport and he was such a friendly and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
1  Thank David A
SimpsonMichael, Marketing at Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear David, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. It's wonderful to see your positive feedback, and we're very glad that we were able to provide you with an amazing experience in Egypt. We agree that while the train is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No words to describe such a Great phenomenon and awesome experience. Our tour guy Islam was great, awesome, very knowledgeable and always went out of his way to make the 8 girls happy. The best of all he was extremely respectful and took care of...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Odyssey11355
SimpsonMichael, Marketing at Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Odyssey11355, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We're delighted to hear that you had a fabulous girls' trip to Egypt, and that Islam made your experience even better. A good guide is essential for any trip and we are very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from our Oct 6 - Oct 20 Encounter Tours Best of Italy and Greece. What a FANTASTIC experience! Every aspect of the trip was exceptional. The hotels were all as advertised, 4 Star and centrally located. The transportation was always on time,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Coachman16
SimpsonMichael, Marketing at Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Coachman16, I'm delighted that you had such a fantastic time on holiday in Italy and Greece. To be fair to your travel company, I do need to point out that you did not travel with us, but I think with Encounter Tours and Vacations,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took their jordan on a shoe string tour.their pickup, drop, hotel arrangements were excellent. But their guide services was rotten. They first took us to Jerash and the place is vast and crowded. Their guide, Mr.Khalid, lost me. I am 64 years old, travelling...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bhanuraman2003
SimpsonMichael, Marketing at Encounters Travel - Day Tours & Extended Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bhanuraman2003, Thank you for taking the time to get back to us with your post-tour feedback, this is very much appreciated. I'm very pleased to hear that you found the logistical and accommodation arrangements excellent, that's very much the type of feedback we are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a perfect experience with Encounters Tours and our outstanding tour guide Waleed Kamouna. Encounters provided a highly organized tour with excellent hotels, transportation, restaurants, and activities. Waleed shared his extensive knowledge of Egyptian history with passion and clarity. His love of Egypt and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank locallinda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a week that is very packed with so much information. Don't think that it will be a relaxing week - but I would highly recommend it for anyone that loves the history of Egypt. There were four of us traveling- two couples and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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July 10, 2018|
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Response from luvtotravel047 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they allow little ones on a Small Group tour but I’m not certain about that. Encounters run Family and Private Tours that may be a better option but I would definitely check with Ant or Marisa in the UK office... More
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Preetipenati
April 2, 2018|
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Hi Preeti, and Hi and thanks also to you Janet for the great referral! We would be delighted to help your family with a trip to Egypt. We have some dedicated group family tours that have been designed to be ideal for... More
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Whyvon54
March 14, 2017|
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Hi Yvonne, Thanks for your interest in our tours to Egypt, we hope you decide to join us! We’ve actually just changed the way in which we offer upgrades from the Felucca and moving forward we’ll no longer be offering the... More
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