Insider Journeys vs The Family Adventure Company - Tour Companies Compared

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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Overall — 4
Value — 3.9
Guide — 3.9
Activities — 3.9
Lodging — 3.9
Transportation — 3.9
Meals — 3.9
Recent Reviews

Best time ever

5.0 August 2015
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
As it was my first time overseas I don't have anything to compare to but in saying that I had the best time ever. The whole trip was filled to the brim with culture, spirituality, humility, great food, the making of long friendships, terrific local guides who were so informative & just great people. I cannot speak highly enough of our tour guide Dave who went above & beyond with all aspects of the tour. Nothing was of any trouble to him (especially for me as I got a tummy bug in the middle of the trip) as he had a wide rang of ages to accommodate. I would not hesitate in recommending the Highlights Tour Of Vietnam to anyone and look forward to the day that I can return to do it all again. Thank you Insider Journeys...
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Tour Insider Journeys Company Reviews

Probably the most exciting and enjoyable three weeks we have ever spent

5.0 August 2015
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Our second holiday with Insider Journeys. Thanks to our excellent tour leader we managed to explore a huge part of India ranging from the beautiful Taj Mahal to a Bollywood film in an Art Deco cinema. This holiday seemed to have a "surprise" around every corner! Probably the most exciting and enjoyable three weeks we have ever spent! We are currently planing our third trip with Insider Journeys!
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Guides were excellent

5.0 August 2015
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Well organized, good hotels in the center of cities which makes easy access for shoping & sight seeing. Guides were excellent, helpful & knowledgeable

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The company provided an excellent pre tour service

5.0 December 2016
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
The company provided an excellent pre tour service and the information sent was accurate and useful. I would definitely look at using them again and recommend them to any family.

Tour The Family Adventure Company Company Reviews

I was very impressed with the Family Adventure company in terms of the holiday

5.0 April 2016
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I was very impressed with the Family Adventure company in terms of the holiday delivered which was exceptional. The booking and pre-holiday experience was fine although it would be better to have a specific contact to email rather than just to phone the general number with queries.
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Booking and customer service were good. From a child's perspective

4.0 April 2016
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  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
Booking and customer service were good. From a child's perspective, FAC were not as welcoming. Another company we have travelled with sent a welcome pack with a travelling companion (soft toy) and activities to do while travelling. When on the holiday this company also catered more for families needs e.g. more frequent stops when travelling for food and toilets, without parents having to ask. The stops were also at more sensible times e.g. making sure there was a stop at lunch time (12.30ish), rather than early afternoon (1.30 onwards). Children (and adults) get irritable if they've not eaten making the journey more stressful.
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Tour The Family Adventure Company Company Reviews

Tours 4 Trips 14 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 237 $ 160
Operator Type Mixed Land & Cruise Group Tour Operator
Size Regional Expert Global Operator
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • River Cruises
  • Custom Itineraries
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
Service Level Standard Standard
Regions
  • Asia
  • North America
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • South America
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Europe
Known For
  • 50+
  • Adventure
Headquarters Westminster, Colorado 1 Cross & Pillory Lane, Alton, England
Year Established 1993 1996
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A N/A
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    About Insider Journeys

    Insider Journey is an Asia travel specialist that focuses on providing small group tours, custom tours and river cruises to Asia. It emphasizes on responsible travel and is committed on creating community tourism through meaningful and respectful exchanges between travelers and local people.

    Who Travels With Them?

    Insider Journeys caters to the needs of travelers that are genuinely interested in getting a deeper insight and experiencing new culture. While their comfortable travel arrangement appeals to older traveler, its trip also attracts travelers seeking an authentic tour.

    What Makes Them Stand Out?

    It specializes on small group tours, custom-made tours and river cruises to Asia. Insider Journeys focuses on providing a comfortable yet authentic travel. Its small group tours have a max of 16 travelers and an average of 12, so this means the travelers get much attention they deserve to.

    Where Do They Operate?

    Insider Journey previously known as Travel Indochina was establish in the year of 1993. It focuses on creating a unique trip to Asia region: China, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, India, Japan, Laos, Mongolia, Sri-lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

    How Does It Work?

    Its 22 years of experience has helped provide trips that are expertly created and are unique. It wants travelers to experience the culture of the destination they are traveling to and do so by providing insider guides that introduces travelers to the destination’s culture and also Western tour leaders that understand the needs of the traveler.

    Why Travel With Them?

    If you are a culture enthusiast, like the comfort of small group, prefer to travel comfortably and want to visit Asia then Insider Journey’s trips would be a perfect fit for you.

    About The Family Adventure Company

    Founded two decades ago and based in the UK, The Family Adventure Company specializes in small group family adventure vacations. The company is now part of the global adventure travel operator Intrepid Travel, and trips are offered through Intrepid as well, allowing them to greatly expand their range.

    What Makes Them Stand Out?

    With more than 20 years’ experience, The Family Adventure Company helped pioneer the concept of small-group adventure travel for families with young children. Activities are wide-ranging, from river rafting and kayaking to cycling, sailing, camping, and wildlife viewing, all geared to the ages and interests of the family travelers.

    Who Travels With Them?

    A wide variety of families, including solo-parent, single-child, multi-generational families -- parents, children, and grandparents traveling together -- and families with teenagers. The latter have dedicated trips of special interest to teens.

    Where Do They Operate?

    Much of the world: Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas.

    How Does it Work?

    No matter where you travel, The Family Adventure Company provides an English-speaking, family-friendly local leader. Lodging, transportation and activities are also included. Tours typically consist of three or four families with kids of similar ages or interests. (You can also put together your own trip with just your family or other families you’re friendly with.) Children 14 and under get a ten percent discount off adult prices; large families (over two kids) get another price break.

    Why Travel With Them?

    The award winning company offers a wide range of trips for a wide variety of families. Because they only cater to families, they know what kids like – and as any parent can tell you, nothing is more disastrous than a family tour not geared in any way to kids. The company also supports responsible and sustainable travel practices and gives back to local communities.

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