Topdeck vs BikeHike Adventures - Tour Companies Compared

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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 4.5
Value — 4.6
Guide — 4.6
Activities — 4.6
Lodging — 4.6
Transportation — 4.6
Meals — 4.6
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Recent Reviews

Winter Spirit around Europe!

5.0 March 2019
A
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I did the 24 day Winter Spirit around Europe! I would definitely recommend booking a Topdeck tour! It was the best experience ever. Doing my second Topdeck in July around New Zealand!

Tour Topdeck Company Reviews

Most amazing experience ever!

5.0 February 2019
K
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Did Uluru discovery in Australia and Grand Kiwi in NZ back in November and it was the most amazing experience ever! Awesome guide and driver. Well organized and took great care of us!
Only one bad hostel accommodation wise, but other than that it was amazing.
It was so nice not having to worry about accommodations, transportation, and most meals when we got there! On the days it wasn’t included, the guide/driver would tell us what’s in the area!
For sure will be doing another topdeck tour in the future!
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Tour Topdeck Company Reviews

Extremely knowledgeable

5.0 February 2019
S
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
My partner and I just completed the 20 day Discover Winter tour and it was absolutely outstanding! What really made the trip though was the Trip Leader, Alex, and the driver, Deyan. They were both extremely knowledgeable people and explained everything we needed to know to enjoy every place we went to. I highly recommend this tour and hope that everybody else has the opportunity to meet Alex and Deyan.
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Tour Topdeck Company Reviews

Well planned itinerary

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
Cycling tour from Havana to Santa Clara. Well planned itinerary, flawless execution, and a great guide. What more could you ask for?

Tour BikeHike Adventures Company Reviews

Great agency

5.0 January 2017
J
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I'm a biking tour guide down here in Cuba. I've had the opportunity to ride with bike hike. Great agency and most challenging clients ever when it comes to biking. I'm really glad I get to guide them!

Tour BikeHike Adventures Company Reviews

I will definitely do another trip with BikeHike

5.0 January 2017
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Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I did a cycling trip in Cuba with Bike Hike in November. The trip was flawlessly organized. We had lots of advance information so we were well prepared for what to expect. Our guide and full time babysitter Jackson was really great. He made sure things ran exactly on time all the time, and was flexible if we wanted to tweak the plans just a little - like cycle more than the itinerary called for, or make an unplanned stop for a swim. I thought the design of the tour was perfect. Just enough challenging and easy days, but most importantly, there was enough time to get a flavor of Cuba and its people. I will definitely do another trip with Bike Hike.
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Tour BikeHike Adventures Company Reviews

Tours 347 Trips 1 Trip
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 147 $ 330
Operator Type Group Tour Operator None
Size Global Operator None
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
    Service Level Standard N/A
    Regions
    • North America
    • Australia & Pacific
    • Africa
    • Middle East & North Africa
    • Europe
      Known For
      • 18 - 35
      • Safari
      • Trekking & Camping
      • Adventure
      • 50+
      Headquarters Chiswick, London, UK Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
      Year Established 1973 1994
      Solo Friendly Good for singles, No single supplement N/A
      Tour Languages English N/A
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        About Topdeck

        Founded in 1973, Topdeck has been providing fun, adventurous trips around the world for 18-39 for over 40 years.

        What Makes Topdeck Travel Stand Out?

        Topdeck tour focuses on providing friendly and authentic guided group tours where like-minded 18-39 year old travelers can have amazing group experiences. There are several trip types to choose from, from camping, to immersive, to multi destination, to sailing.

        Who Will Enjoy Traveling with Topdeck?

        Sociable, adventurous, budget conscious 18-39 year olds are the kinds of traveler who will gravitate to Topdeck. Though they offer a few different distinct travel styles, there is definitely a sense of an ongoing party, with travel as the conduit and underlying shared interest.

        If the idea of being around a group of similarly aged people - many of whom may be exploring internationally for the first or second time - being spontaneous, and meeting locals (often in the environment of bars or clubs) is unappealing, then Topdeck may not be your cup of tea.

        Introverted travelers, or those for whom an extensively planned itinerary including many museums and historical sites is ideal, may want to hunt around before choosing a Topdeck tour.

        That is not to dissuade the more observational traveler - who may very well find a group they gel with perfectly on a Topdeck tour. Only to caution that you will be surrounded by several extroverted personalities.

        The bottom line is if you are game for anything, are traveling on a budget, and don’t mind fairly basic but comfortable accommodations and inexpensive meals - sometimes on the go - then you will enjoy the Topdeck tour experience.

        Top Destinations

        Topdeck has tours throughout the world, in Europe, Australia & New Zealand, North America, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

        Topdeck Travel Style

        The Topdeck travel style is tied quite specifically to their audience. These tours are great for youthful and energetic 18-39 year olds looking for a good time and to make new friends.

        In the interest of keeping their tours affordable, travelers with Topdeck will need to make a few allowances. For example, hostels and hotels may be situated quite far away from the city centers. You can also expect some long travel days. The more of a good sense of humor and adventure you have, the more you’ll enjoy the experience.

        Why Choose a Tour With Topdeck

        Feeling the urge to connect with travelers in your age group, have fun, and make lasting friendships? Topdeck has over 40 years of experience in adventure travel, which has helped them create epic low cost trips for 18-30 somethings.

        These tours are certainly not for those who prefer to take things slow. You will be running around, moving between a lot of places - which in some cases means very long bus rides - going out a lot, meeting new people, and staying active throughout your tour.

        If your ideal travel experience is more methodical and planned out in nature, Topdeck may not be for you.

        But if you are an adventurous and social travelers eager to absorb a new culture and make new friends, then hop on board!

        About BikeHike Adventures

        BikeHike Adventures was founded over 20 years ago and specializes in multi-activity trips in South and Central America, Canada, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa. The Company places emphasis on cultural exploration throughout its expeditions. Customization of trips can be requested for as little as two travelers.

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