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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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71 Tours | From NZ$1345 p/p

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...


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NZ$1590(p/p)

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...


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NZ$1485(p/p)

-15%
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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...


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NZ$4115(p/p)

NZ$4840

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...


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NZ$3165(p/p)

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, Dan...


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NZ$2680(p/p)

-15%
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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 ...


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NZ$2470(p/p)

NZ$2905

Duration:

9 Days

Country(ies):

India

Tour Type:

Small Group

Group size:

Min: 2 | Max: 12

Meals:

B- 8, 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 c...


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NZ$2075(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 Pokha...


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NZ$3575(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$5710(p/p)

TOUR REVIEWS

We had a wonderful time in Egypt and made some great friends while we were there! Our only concern was that everyone got food poisoning at the end of the trip so food hygiene standards may need to be addressed at places the tour visits. Our guide Maghed was the best! He became a genuine friend.

A fabulous trip. Wonderful experience being part of a small group touring a truly amazing country. Sami, our guide, was fantastic - superb knowledge, delivered in a fun and relaxed style. A really outstanding, memorable trip.

Turkey was much greener and more modern than I expected. The historic sites were impressive and the tour went at the right pace. The hotels were all good quality, in good locations and had some impressive buffets. Of course there are plenty of ancient ruins, but each tells a different story so there were plenty of wow factors. My only regret was not giving myself more time in Istanbul.

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.

Our guide Salah was excellent throughout the tour, tour bus was very good as well. Only minor problem was with our Amman hotel, which was a bit out of the way, but that's the downside of chosing a 'shoestring' holiday.

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Egypt: Smooth sailing

In Egypt

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

 

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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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