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Encounters Travel
Uncover the World Travel Ltd
Leigh House
Varley Street
Leeds, LS28 6AN
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom
+44 203 725 8921
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Small Group


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.

Why choose Encounters Small Group Tours?

  • Small group sizes (most max 18)
  • Guaranteed departures (min 2)
  • Encounters with local cultures and like-minded travellers
  • Ideal for solo travellers
  • Experienced local guides
  • Itineraries that don’t cut corners or costs at your expense
  • Clear info provided on entrance fees & local costs
  • 16 years experience operating small group adventures
  • Fun guaranteed!



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