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SMALL GROUP ADVENTURE TOURS

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.

Small Group COUNTRIES

TOP Small Group TRAVEL DEALS & UPCOMING TOURS

Tour name Country Days Start Date Offer Price
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 2nd of Jul 2019 Pharaonic Encounters NZ$1069 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 16th of Jul 2019 Pharaonic Encounters NZ$1069 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 30th of Jul 2019 Pharaonic Encounters NZ$1069 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 13th of Aug 2019 Pharaonic Encounters NZ$1069 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 27th of Aug 2019 Pharaonic Encounters NZ$1069 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 3rd of Sep 2019 Pharaonic Encounters NZ$1069 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 10th of Sep 2019 Pharaonic Encounters NZ$1069 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 17th of Sep 2019 Pharaonic Encounters NZ$1069 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 24th of Sep 2019 Pharaonic Encounters NZ$1069 View Tour
Pharaonic Encounters Egypt 6 1st of Oct 2019 Pharaonic Encounters NZ$1289 View Tour

SMALL GROUP ADVENTURE TOURS

Pharaonic Encounters

This short 6-day Egypt tour covers the Giza Plateau in Cairo including the famous Great Pyramid and Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and sites on both the east and west banks of the Nile in Luxor.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

6

From

NZ$1069


Nubian Adventure

Discover the secrets of Egypt with this 9-day adventure tour which includes the Pyramids in Cairo, and takes you on a felucca cruise along the Nile to enjoy the Pharaonic wonders of Upper Egypt.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

9

From

NZ$1629


Sands & Seas

This 10-day tour takes in so much of what Egypt has to offer, covering many of the main historical sites in Cairo and Luxor before finishing with a relaxing beach break on the shores of the Red Sea at Hurghada.

Type

Days

Price

Small Group

10

From

NZ$1989


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TOUR REVIEWS

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.

Customer service was excellent. Every time I sent an email, I received a response very quickly. I took a trip last year and had to continually contact the company for responses, so getting detailed answers quickly was great and appreciated. In all honesty, not getting ignored after paying is a sign of a great company that cares about their client.
I enjoyed the trip. Only issue is that the tour guide changed a part of the trip because he didn't want us to do something. Not the fault of encounters. But otherwise the trip was great. I would like to say that travelling from Fez to Marrakech should be on a plane or train. Driving was too long and wasted a day.

I was very pleased with the responsiveness of everyone that I encountered through Encounters Travel. I worked mostly with Anthony and he was always very helpful.
I thought they selected a wonderful guide for the trip. The one part that I really hope that they change is the night at the Bedouin Camp. It was not authentic and it was so out of the way. I think that people would prefer to spend the extra money for a night in a hotel with a bed and your own bathroom.

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.

Anthony was very helpful when we added on days in Jordan both before and after our tour and also offered border crossing advice. We'd definitely use Encounters Travel again.
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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https://ucarecdn.com/a9343fad-36e3-4125-8af8-38176c0262d1/ By: Danniell Saunders June 10th, 2013

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 May 7th, 2012

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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