KE Adventure Travel vs The Family Adventure Company - 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
Value — 3.9
Guide — 3.9
Activities — 3.9
Lodging — 3.9
Transportation — 3.9
Meals — 3.9
Recent Reviews

Greatest adventure on this trip

5.0 April 2019
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I had the greatest adventure on this trip, completing Thorung La Pass was a highlight, but the sheer beauty of this country, magnificence of all the landscapes, friendly people, superb guides and porters made it the holiday of a lifetime.
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Tour KE Adventure Travel Company Reviews

Excellent

5.0 April 2019
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
The timing of the trip was excellent - the very beginning of the season, so places were very quiet. On some days we only saw 3 or 4 other walkers! Beautiful countryside, many different plants. Cool in the morning and evening, warm during the day. There were many sarcophagi and ruined cities which had been inhabited by Greeks then Romans then Byzantines before being plundered by Arab pirates. Glorious swimming spots - definitely bring water shoes! All the accommodation was great - small, empty hotels or guest houses and the group ate together every night. During our last day in Antalya we visited a small museum in the Old Town which had wonderful Ottoman costumes and old photographs. We also had a Turkish bath at the 600 year-old Sefi Hammam - that was brilliant. A final note of thanks to Ibrahim our guide, who did a wonderful job of communicating his enthusiasm for the history of Turkey and telling us about his own experiences. He also inspired us with his yoga.
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Tour KE Adventure Travel Company Reviews

A wonderful experience

5.0 April 2019
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
A wonderful experience. A well structured trip. The guide was very knowledgeable and the food was incredible. Amazing views and very helpful crew. I thought this trek would be easy because of the grading - however walking across dunes in 42c is rather challenging and made it harder than I expected. This was a pleasant surprise as I love a good challenge! I wore my usual trekking boots (they have been to Nepal, Scotland ie cold and wet climates) and my feet were fine. Top tips for others: Walking poles are a must for the dunes and to prevent hands swelling (this happened within a couple of hours of not using them due to the heat) Take electrolyte tablets A wind proof lighter is handy (to burn toilet paper on toilet breaks) Carry sandals in day bag for lunch breaks The only which lets this trip down is the 10+ hour drive from Marrakech. However due to the location of the desert, I am not sure there is much of an alternative.
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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.

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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 6 Trips 14 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 162 $ 160
Operator Type Group Tour Operator Group Tour Operator
Size Global Operator Global Operator
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
Service Level N/A Standard
Regions
  • North America
  • South America
  • Australia & Pacific
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Europe
  • Antarctica & the Arctic
  • North America
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • South America
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Europe
Known For
  • Cycling
  • Adventure
  • Adventure
Headquarters Keswick Cumbria, England 1 Cross & Pillory Lane, Alton, England
Year Established 1984 1996
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A
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      About KE Adventure Travel

      KE Adventures specializes in expeditions that offer a range of trekking, walking, climbing, mountain biking, road cycling, winter sports, discovery, family and other adventure holidays.

      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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