AdventureNEXT India will be held at the Minto Hall in Bhopal, India from December 3-5.
Minto Hall is accessible via a 14km drive from Raja Bhoj Intenational Airport, Bhopal and close to many touristic and historical sites, such as Taj-ul-Masajid which is one of the Asia’s largest Mosques, Upper Lake, Van Vihar, State Museum, Tribal Museum, IGRMS or Museum of Man. Nearby by hotels are within the radius of 5km (approx 3 miles) from the venue.
Most international delegates will fly into Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) or Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM).
In case of pre event FAM tours, delegates from New Delhi / Mumbai International Airport may fly to Raja Bhoaj International, Bhopal (BHO), Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur (RPR), Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur (NAG), Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport, Indore (IDR) or Khajuraho Airport (HJR)
International delegates arriving via Delhi / Mumbai International Airport will have to take a connecting flight to Raja Bhoaj International airport, Bhopal (BHO)
Airport transfers in Bhopal and other cities (pre adventure destinations) shall be available to all delegates. (Raja Bhoj International airport -Bhopal is 15km drive from the city hotels.)
Raja Bhoj International airport -Bhopal is roughly 14 km to Minto Hall (AdventureNEXT venue). Taxis are available from $ 5 USD upwards).
The Host in Bhopal has secured several accommodation options in Bhopal, all within a 5km radius of the AdventureNEXT conference venue, Minto Hall at a discounted rate for AdventureNEXT delegates. Breakfast is included at each of the hotels. Please call or email the hotel to book your accommodations and mention AdventureNEXT India to receive the discount. Please note, the hotels have blocked the rooms, so you cannot book online – you can only book by emailing or calling the hotel directly and mentioning AdventureNEXT India. If you have accommodation questions, please contact:
India is offering some incredible adventures around this inaugural regional conference for adventure travel.
Selected buyers and media will be invited to experience the region’s colorful and rich cultural heritage, cuisine, and history combined with trekking, mountain biking, wildlife safaris, and other activities on multi-day adventures. All other registered delegates will be invited to enjoy Pre-Adventures for a nominal fee.
December is characterized by mild temperatures, with daily highs from 13 °C (55.4 °F) to 27 °C (80.6 °F) over the course of the month, rarely exceeding 30 °C (86 °F) or dropping below 10 °C (50 °F).
Date Hi/Lo Precip Snow Forecast Avg. HI / LO
Sat 12/1 27°/13°
Sun 12/2 27°/13°
Mon 12/3 27°/13°
Tue 12/4 27°/13°
Wed 12/5 26°/13°
As with all ATTA events, the attire for AdventureNEXT India is ‘Adventure Casual’. Adventure Casual means jeans or pants with a shirt or fleece. On occasion you may see a sport jacket or very casual dress.
Additional – We recommend a winter jacket / blazer / pull over jackets.
An additional layer is recommended for possible cooler evenings as well as rain gear for possible rainy days. If you are a part of the pre adventures, a separate list of essentials will be shared with you when you are booking the same.
All hotels offer wireless internet connectivity. There will be free WiFi internet access during AdventureNEXT at Minto Hall conference venue.
An E-Visa service involves completely online application. After booking your flight, please go to www.indianvisaonline.gov.in and follow the steps.
To join the AdventureNEXT India event, please select eBUSINESS VISA and mark “PARTICIPATION IN EXHIBITIONS,BUSINESS\/TRADE FAIRS” as your best option.
For any clarification or doubt, you may write to India’s official visa agency: [email protected].
Please, note that the process does not required by any intermediary / agents, in case someone offers you such.
Eligibility – https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html
e-Visa Application – https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html
As a reference point in India, please use the following information:
Company Secretary and GM Finance
Madhya Pradesh Tourism
Paryatan Bhawan Bhadbhada Road Bhopal 462003
Phone number: 919424796880/91 9826067538/917554027112
Indian Embassies Abroad
Foreign Embassies in India
All travelers will need a passport that is valid for at least 180 days following your scheduled departure date from 25th November 2018 and at least two blank visa pages.
The Indian Rupee is the currency of India. The currency code is INR and the currency symbol is . The local currency comes in Rs. 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 2000 notes, and coins of one, two, five and ten.
The Indian currency has a fixed rate of exchange with the USD at 1 Euro = INR 80 ( approx). View currency exchange rates.
INR are the preferred and only accepted currency, but for larger purchases (hotels, long taxi rides, etc), International credit cards are acceptable. Hotels have currency exchange counters. Major credit cards are commonly accepted in bigger cities and towns throughout the destination, but always bring cash for rural villages and smaller towns.
Be sure to visit an exchange office to change any extra Rupees (INR) back to your preferred currency before leaving India.
The country has a general goods and service tax( GST) rate in the range of 5to 28% for different category of services and goods and a preferred rate of 5% and 18%.on food as per the category of the hotel and restaurant. GST is always shown separately whether included in the marked price of items.
Apart from GST there is no other tax charged.
Visit https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/india for the CDC’s information on recommended vaccines for travel to India.