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Getting to your Adventure

All the information you need to plan your journey.

Wondering how to get to your adventure with us?
Read on for full travel details to get to each of the start points plus important insurance information.

THE ALPS: 

  • France
  • Switzerland

Chamonix, France
Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Eiger, Tour du Mont Blanc, Haute Route Trek and Ski Tour, Gran Paradiso Ski Tour, Bitesize
The adventure capital of the world is super easy to access. The closest airport is Geneva which operates regular flights from all major cities. Once at the airport, you need to hop on a transfer to Chamonix which takes 1hr30mins. We recommend booking your transfer in advance here.
Transfers cost approximately €35 each way.

Zermatt, Switzerland
Monte Rosa
Geneva is the closest airport to access Zermatt, although Zurich is also a good option. Once you’ve landed, you need to use the excellent, highly efficient Swiss train services to get to Zermatt. The train journey takes 3hr30mins so you’ll have plenty of time to sit back and enjoy the mountain views. You can plan your journey here. (Start point: Geneve Aeroport, Finish point: Zermatt Bahnhof)
The train journey costs approximately CHF45 each way.

FURTHER AFIELD:

  • Nepal
  • Russia
  • Iceland
  • Morocco
  • Tanzania

Kathmandu, Nepal
Everest Base Camp Trek
The bustling capital city of Nepal is well serviced by most international airlines from most major cities. Typically if you fly from Europe you will need to stop off in Dubai or similar. You meet the Adventure Base team in the arrivals hall in Kathmandu Airport.
Tourist visas are required and can either be arranged before you arrive or purchased on arrival. The cost for the 30 day visa is approximately €50.
Visa information

Mineralnye Vody, Russia
Elbrus
Getting to Mineralnye Vody requires a stop off in the capital city Moscow. The Russian airline Aeroflot are the main supplier of flights in and out of Moscow and Aeroflot are also the main supplier for flights to Mineralnye Vody. You meet the Adventure Base team in the arrivals hall in Mineralnye Vody.
Tourist visas are required for your trip and must be arranged at least 1 month prior to arrival.
Visa information

Akureyri, Iceland
Northern Iceland Ski Tour
Akureyri is a small airport in the north of Iceland and requires a stop off in the capital city Reykjavik. Icelandair and Air Iceland are the go to airlines. You meet the Adventure Base team in the arrivals hall in Akureyri.

Marrakech, Morocco
Toubkal
Marrakech is a well serviced airport with direct flights from most major European cities. EasyJet, British Airways, KLM, France Air all offer quick direct flights. You meet the Adventure Base team in the arrivals hall in Marrakech.

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Kilimanjaro
Kilimanjaro International Airport is accessed by most major airlines including British Airways and Qatar Airways. There is one stop off for European flights, normally in Doha or Nairobi. Tourist visas are required and are now available to complete via an online form. It is also possible to get a tourist on arrival.
Visa information

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE ADVICE

Here are a handful of companies we recommend to arrange your comprehensive insurance for your upcoming trip. Your insurance must cover:

  • Each country you visit on the trip
  • The specific activity required (Trekking, mountaineering, skiing, etc.)
  • The correct altitude (You must be covered up to the highest point on the trip for air rescue)
  • Lost baggage (if your bag is lost, your trip is in jeopardy so you must be able to make last minute purchases)

Recommended companies: