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Encounters Travel operate adventure tours in more than 30 amazing countries spanning 6 continents. From the steaming jungles of the Amazon to the rolling savannahs of Africa, from the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas to the scorched sands of the Sahara, we've got it all covered.

Our extensive range of adventure tours are carefully designed to bring each country alive. You'll learn the history, taste the food, marvel at the sights and immerse yourself in the culture. We leave no stone unturned in our search for the best adventure tours on the planet.

So wherever your next great adventure lies, join us on that journey of discovery and let it lead you to a trip of a lifetime.

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Group Departure Dates

188 Tours | From NZ$880 p/p

Duration:

13 Days

Country(ies):

Turkey

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 20

Meals:

B- 12, L - 0, D - 9

Highlights:

Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Assos, Ephesus, Kusadasi, Pamukkale, Hierapolis, Konya, Cappadocia, Nemrut, Urfa, Gobekli Tepe, Gaziantep


   From

NZ$6715(p/p)

-10%
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Duration:

9 Days

Country(ies):

Morocco

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 16

Meals:

B- 2, L - 0, D - 2

Highlights:

Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca; Rabat Royal Palace; Imperial walled city of Meknes; UNESCO listed Roman ruins at Volubilis; Medina, dye-p...


   Deal

NZ$1565(p/p)

NZ$1630

Duration:

12 Days

Country(ies):

South Korea

Tour Type:

Shoestring

Group size:

Min: 4 | Max: 18

Meals:

B- 4, L - 0, D - 2

Highlights:

Visit the Demilitarized Zone, Take a Taekwondo class and a K-pop dance class, Enjoy the great views of Seoul from Namsan Mountain, Visit ...


   From

NZ$2975(p/p)

-10%
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Duration:

8 Days

Country(ies):

Morocco

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 16

Meals:

B- 7, L - 0, D - 5

Highlights:

Rabat Royal Palace; Imperial walled city of Meknes; UNESCO listed Roman ruins at Volubilis; Medina, dye-pits & tanneries in Fes; Atlas Mo...


   Deal

NZ$1465(p/p)

NZ$1520

Duration:

15 Days

Country(ies):

Pakistan

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 16

Meals:

B- 14, L - 13, D - 13

Highlights:

Karakorum Highway; Hikes to Fairy Meadows, Beyal Camp, Nanga Parbat BC (optional), Herrlikoffer BC & Passu Glacier; Deosai Plains; Shigar...


   From

NZ$5405(p/p)

Duration:

21 Days

Country(ies):

Pakistan

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 16

Meals:

B- 20, L - 19, D - 19

Highlights:

Karakorum Highway; Hikes to Fairy Meadows, Beyal Camp, Nanga Parbat BC (optional), Herrlikoffer BC & Passu Glacier; Deosai Plains; Shigar...


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NZ$6200(p/p)

Duration:

10 Days

Country(ies):

Egypt

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 18

Meals:

B- 9, L - 3, D - 4

Highlights:

The Pyramids & Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Philae Temple, Abu Simbel option, Nile felucca cruise, Temple of Karnak & Valley of the Kings, Co...


   From

NZ$3240(p/p)

Duration:

11 Days

Country(ies):

Argentina, Chile

Tour Type:

Overland

Group size:

Min: 5 | Max: 20

Meals:

B- 3, L - 2, D - 1

Highlights:

Colourful city of Punta Arenas, Magdalena penguin colony, Torres del Paine National Park -  guided hike to view the Three Towers, El...


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On Request

Duration:

9 Days

Country(ies):

Morocco

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 16

Meals:

B- 8, L - 0, D - 4

Highlights:

Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca; Rabat Royal Palace; Chefchaouen Blue City, Medina, tanneries in Fes; Atlas Mountains; Erg Chebbi Saharan ...


   From

NZ$1850(p/p)

TAILOR-MADE TOURS

Egypt

Our tailor-made tours seek to create a personalised experience – one that is completely exclusive to you. By taking all your interests and requests into consideration, we design an itinerary that ticks off your specific boxes. If you are after adventurous exploration, cultural immersion, a relaxing escape or a balanced blend of everything, we can make it happen.

A highlight of our tailor-made tours is that the itinerary is flexible and incorporates plenty of free time - so you can do some exploring on your own. Our local, friendly guides, experts in their country’s history and culture, will be happy to adjust the activities or your schedule as you travel.

If you are a group of friends, a large family or a company, our tailor-made tours are an ideal, stress-free option. You can even select your own hotels or make use of our recommended accommodation. We have a varied selection of sample holiday itineraries to choose from, either as they stand or as a base for inspiration.

TOUR REVIEWS

My dealings with Encounters were all excellent however there must have been a breakdown with Fez Travel as we weren't expected at Istanbul Airport and our guide was unaware we were leaving the tour a day early.( A Fez Travel rep eventually turned up and we were taken to our hotel so it was sorted.)
The tour was well organized and the tour guide and driver were excellent. Being a small group everything ran smoothly.Really appreciated the cold water being provided on the bus as we had some warm days.

Excellent service! Very professional and well organized! No problems whatsoever!
Awesome holiday! Fantastic experiences in a absolutely wonderful country. Truly enjoyed the people, their culture and history. *On this particular trip, I would advise taking in-country flights over rail travel for overnight transit based on price and amenities.

Response to emails and phone calls was a little delayed and some of the information relayed turned out to be incorrect when I arrive in South Africa. Thankfully my tour guide Gertrude was amazing and figured everything out for us.
Gertrude and Martin was wonderful. They both took such great care of us. There were only 13 people on the tour which was perfect. Too many more and it would have been impossible for the group to come to consensus.

I thought it was very good we didn't have to worry about anything everything was in order and kept with the schedule as planned, unless we wanted to deviated from it to do somethingelse. The trip really a trip of a life time.
There was a time many years ago that I wanted to travel to Egypt and didn't because of the cost. This trip was, to me, very affordable. I think everyone should experience this trip. The tour guide was alos excellent, Sherif Mohammad.

The booking process was easy and simple
My only complaint was that the first hotel we stayed at in Jordan, the JAD Hotel was not the hotel in the itinerary. It was supposed to be the Imperial Palace, which looked like a substantially better hotel

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