Africa Travel Resource vs Epic Adventures - Tour Companies Compared

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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 2
Value — 3.0
Guide — 4.0
Activities — 4.0
Lodging — 4.0
Transportation — 4.0
Meals — 3.0
Overall — 4.5
Value — 4.5
Guide — 3.5
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 3.5
Transportation — 4.0
Meals — 4.0
Recent Reviews

ATR Provided Minimal Support

2.0 January 2017
DR
Does Not Recommend
  • Value 3.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 3.0
While the lodging that Africa Travel Resource recommended provided impeccable service, I wish I could say the same about our ATR travel agent.

Run into trouble on your trip? You're on your own.

Express issues with the travel agent? They will blame you.

Once you book they wipe their hands of you. Not worth the money. Look elsewhere or just book directly with Asilia camps if you're considering Tanzania and Baraza Resort.
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Tour Africa Travel Resource Company Reviews

Worth it

4.0 June 2018
B
Recommends
  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 3.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 3.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
This trek is definitely worth it. It might take a week to trek from start to finish but it is worth every step. The day we got to the base camp was very difficult but only because it started the hail, then snow in the last couple hours of trekking. Apart from that the trek was amazing. The views were amazing and I got to see thing i never would have at home.
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Great Trip, Great Service, Absolutely Amazing Views

5.0 June 2018
t
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
We chose Annapurna Base Camp because the trek has a lower risk of altitude sickness that Everest Base Camp.
The trek was still quite challenging with many mountains to climb over (the guide called them hills ha ha) before we eventually started to follow the valley line up the mountains towards Base Camp. The accommodation was pretty basic (tea houses) in each village we stopped and the temperature kept getting lower the more we climbed. But once we got to base camp the view was amazing and we were so glad that we decided to do this trip. It was pretty hard, but the memories of being surrounded by some of the tallest mountains in the world was worth all the effort.
I would recommend that trip to anybody with a moderate level of fitness
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Tours 0 Trip 7 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 0 $ 75
Operator Type Custom/Private Tour Operator Group Tour Operator
Size Local Specialist Regional Expert
Trip Types
  • Custom Itineraries
  • Group Tours
Service Level Luxury Standard
Regions
  • Africa
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Asia
Known For
  • 50+
  • 18 - 35
  • Safari
  • Eco Travel
  • Trekking & Camping
  • Adventure
Headquarters Dorking, London, UK Kathmandu, Nepal
Year Established 1999 2014
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A N/A
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      About Epic Adventures

      Epic Adventures offers in depth Nepal tours, as well as tours that feature Bhutan, Tibet, and India.

      What Makes Them Stand Out?

      They provide a way for you to experience rural and remote Himalayan life, from a local perspective. Their main focus is on hiking tours, where you’ll meet local communities and learn about the mountain cultures. They have an experienced and international team, dedicated to ensuring the safety and enjoyment of all their travelers.

      Who Travels With Them?

      Their tours are open to all ages, but travelers should be in good physical shape. Their treks and peak climbs are offered in a variety of durations and are all led by extremely experienced guides. Trekking in these environments requires a certain amount of endurance and skill, so travelers should know very clearly the level of the trek or peak climb they choose.

      Where Do They Operate?

      They are very specially focused in Nepal, with tours also offered in Bhutan, Tibet, and India. Multiple treks and peak climbs are available.

      Why Travel With Them?

      If you are looking for a lot of variety to choose from for your next Nepal trek, they certainly would be a good place to start. This kind of travel depends on a company that puts safety and guide knowledge first, and Epic Adventures takes this aspect very seriously. They also take care to ensure that all their tours fulfill the commandments of sustainable and responsible travel. Especially important for the area of the world they specialize in.

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