Dragoman vs Epic Adventures - Tour Companies Compared

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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 5
Value — 4.7
Guide — 4.7
Activities — 4.7
Lodging — 4.7
Transportation — 4.7
Meals — 4.7
Overall — 4.5
Value — 4.5
Guide — 3.5
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 3.5
Transportation — 4.0
Meals — 4.0
Recent Reviews

Great memories!

5.0 January 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Wow, the trucks look amazing now! I spent 6 months going around South America in 1994 in one of the older trucks, had the time of my life. The photographs bring back a lot of great memories. Absolutely awesome photographs .
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Tour Dragoman Company Reviews

Could do better!

3.0 January 2017
CB
Recommends
  • Value 3.0
  • Guide 3.0
  • Activities 3.0
  • Lodging 3.0
  • Transportation 3.0
  • Meals 3.0
3/5 because the first 3/5ths were led by an excellent, fun, pragmatic team and the last were led by different people lacking in those qualities.
The vehicle was wholly unsuitable for the roads being unable to cope with mud or sand. It had no 4wd or a lockable diff and we had to push it far too many times.
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Tour Dragoman Company Reviews

Greatest tour company!

5.0 August 2015
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Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
This is the greatest tour company I have ever traveled with and I have used them a good few times. This type of holiday is not for all but for people like myself who wants to see places of the standard tourist destinations and on a budget. Take a good look at what they have to offer. If you don't mind roughing it a bit, waving your dinner plate to dry it, helping to dig the truck out of the sand, helping with truck repairs and taking turns at cooking, well give it a go. All these experience creates a beautiful memory.
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Tour Dragoman Company Reviews

Great Trip, Great Service, Absolutely Amazing Views

5.0 June 2018
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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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Worth it

4.0 June 2018
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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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Tours 5 Trips 7 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 98 $ 75
Operator Type Group Tour Operator Group Tour Operator
Size Global Operator Regional Expert
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Custom Itineraries
  • Group Tours
Service Level N/A Standard
Regions
  • North America
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • South America
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Asia
Known For
  • Adventure
  • Eco Travel
  • Trekking & Camping
  • Adventure
Headquarters Suffolk, England, United Kingdom Kathmandu, Nepal
Year Established 1981 2014
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A
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    About Dragoman

    Founded in 1981, Dragomans unique overland journeys have been delighting adventurous travelers for over twenty years.

    What Makes Them Stand Out?

    They specialize in unique overland adventures for families, independent travelers, and groups. Their unique itineraries help you get off the beaten path, while still providing enough time to see the main sights.

    Who Travels With Them?

    Their trips are open to everyone, and they are quick to dispel common myths about overlanding, such as the trip length and camping requirements. If you’re looking for a shorter trip, and some days of not completely roughing-it, Dragoman has these options available. Although all their trips do involve “getting involved” and helping with setting up camp, cooking, and clean-up.

    Where Do They Operate?

    Dragomans overland journeys operate in Africa, the Americas, and Asia.

    Why Travel With Them?

    They emphasize the community and friendships you find on a group trip, and foster that through their unique “Dragoland” system, an exclusive social media community. Travelers who register with Dragoland can meet other travelers on Facebook, join local groups, and create a travel wish-lists. Overland travel may not be for everyone, particularly those looking for a more comfortable travel style. But if you’re seeking a transformative experience, with albit a lot of driving time, where you’ll meet like minded travelers, Dragoman could be the perfect fit.

    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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