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At Encounters Travel, we offer good value, exciting small group adventure tours, giving you the ability to travel, have fun as well and take in the culture and sights of some of the world's most exotic and exciting destinations.

Whether you are a solo traveller, a group of friends or a couple, we have the perfect holiday for you. If you are looking for action, trekking, adventure or just a bit of culture and a getaway, Encounters Travel has it all. We're committed to designing itineraries that work well for you, the traveller, and don't cut corners. We include as much as possible in the up front tour price, while keeping the tours great value and providing clear information about what extras you may need to allow for.

What our travellers have in common is a passion to experience the vast diversity of our planet's scenery, history and culture while travelling with a group of like minded people. Our groups are made up of people of different nationalities, and from different countries, providing a fun opportunity to meet new people while exploring a new destination. If you crave regular holidays full of fun, adventure and cultural experiences, our Encounters Travel tours are designed to provide all these and more.

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61 Tours | From NZ$999 p/p

Duration:

10 Days

Country(ies):

Egypt

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 18

Meals:

B- 17, L - 6, D - 8

Highlights:

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


   From

NZ$2160(p/p)

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Map Map

Duration:

8 Days

Country(ies):

Jordan

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 14

Meals:

B- 7, L - 2, D - 2

Highlights:

Desert Castles, Amman city tour, Roman Jerash, Ajloun Castle, Rasoun homestay, Dolmans hike, Madaba mosaics, Mt. Nebo, Dead Sea swim, Dana B...


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NZ$2010(p/p)

NZ$2050

Duration:

8 Days

Country(ies):

Lebanon

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 12

Meals:

B- 7, L - 1, D - 0

Highlights:

Beirut, Beiteddine Palace, Tyre World Heritage Site, Sidon Souk, Baalbek temple complex, Ksara Caves wine tasting, Cedar Forest, Qadisha Val...


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NZ$2625(p/p)

Duration:

9 Days

Country(ies):

Morocco

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 14

Meals:

B- 15, L - 1, D - 8

Highlights:

Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Old city of Rabat, Ancient Meknes & Volubolis ruins, Medina at Fez, camel ride & Berber desert camp, Todra G...


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NZ$2315(p/p)

Duration:

9 Days

Country(ies):

India

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 12

Meals:

B- 9, L - 0, D - 1

Highlights:

Old and New Delhi, Pink city of Jaipur, hill top fort and local village at Tordi Garh, Abhaneri step well, Keoladeo National Park, lost city...


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NZ$1880(p/p)

Duration:

15 Days

Country(ies):

Nepal

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 12

Meals:

B- 14, L - 1, D - 2

Highlights:

Kathmandu, mountain views from Nagarkot, Bhaktapur ancient centre, Trisuli river rafting option, Chitwan wildlife safaris, lakeside Pokhara,...


   From

NZ$3200(p/p)

Duration:

8 Days

Country(ies):

Bhutan

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 12

Meals:

B- 7, L - 6, D - 7

Highlights:

Tiger's Nest monastery, Punakha & Paro Dzongs, Phobkikha Valley, Thimphu market, Buddhist culture


   From

NZ$3235(p/p)

Duration:

10 Days

Country(ies):

Turkey

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 20

Meals:

B- 9, L - 0, D - 6

Highlights:

Istanbul, Gallipoli battlefields & memorials, Troy, Pergamum Acropolis, Ancient Greek & Roman ruins at Ephesus & Hieropolis, Pamukkale calci...


   From

NZ$2330(p/p)

Duration:

11 Days

Country(ies):

Albania , Bosnia & Herzegovina , Croatia , Greece , Montenegro , Serbia

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 20

Meals:

B- 10, L - 0, D - 0

Highlights:

Athens Acropolis, Meteora clifftop monasteries, ancient towns of Budva & Kotor, spectacular Bay of Kotor, walled city of...


   From

NZ$3140(p/p)

TOUR REVIEWS

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.

It was really good and loved the trip to the village where no other tourists go. The tour guide gave us a real Morrocan flavour. A map of Marrakech and also of the tour route would be a great welcome touch.

This tour is incredible - we saw all the major sights in Cairo, Aswan, and Luxor, and enjoyed several days at the Jaz Makadi Resort in Hurghada. The tour is arranged more or less chronologically and you have the same guide the entire time, so you really get a great experience following the cultural/religious/political development of ancient Egypt over several thousand years.

Loved the tour and thought we experienced the best Turkey had to offer. At times would have liked just a little bit more time to explore at our own leisure. Particularly would have like to have stayed closer into the township of Cannakkale .

Excellent tour. From the moment we landed in Cairo until we left, we were well taken care of. We experienced so much of Egypt -- from temples and pyramids and tombs to a bonfire dinner and sing-a-long on an island. Our guide (Waleed) was exceptional. His love and knowledge of Egypt was evident throughout the tour. He helped Egypt come alive for us. We were very pleased with the tour.

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https://ucarecdn.com/a9343fad-36e3-4125-8af8-38176c0262d1/ By: Danniell Saunders 2013-06-10 16:00:00

Egypt: Smooth sailing

In Egypt

We glide listlessly aside from a gentle about-turn each time we approach the river.

 

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https://ucarecdn.com/a9343fad-36e3-4125-8af8-38176c0262d1/ By: Danniell Saunders 2012-05-07 16:00:00

Nepal, more than just a mountain range

In Nepal

When I think about Nepal, the first thing that springs to mind is the image of a snow-covered Everest shooting into the sky with strings of multicoloured prayer flags.

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