Traveler Information

Where will AdventureNEXT Take Place?

AdventureNEXT India will be held at the Minto Hall in Bhopal, India from December 3-5.

Minto Hall

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.

1. Jehan Numa Palace Hotel
2. Noor-us-Sabah Palace
3. Palash Residency
4. Hotel Lake View Ashok
5. Courtyard by Marriott

Destination Information

Airport & Shuttles

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:

  1. Mr. Sandesh Yashlaha 
  2. Mr. Ram tiwari

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°

Practical Information


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.

Internet / WIFI Connectivity

All hotels offer wireless internet connectivity. There will be free WiFi internet access during AdventureNEXT at Minto Hall conference venue.


Electricity in India is 220 Volts – two round pin plugs are used.

If your device plug has a different shape, you will need to bring a plug adapter. If your device does not accept 220 Volts at 50 Hertz, you will need a voltage converter.

(We recommend bringing a three pin convertor)

Entry Visa Information

An E-Visa service involves completely online application. After booking your flight, please go to 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 –
e-Visa Application –

As a reference point in India, please use the following information:

Sandesh Yashlaha
Company Secretary and GM Finance
Madhya Pradesh Tourism
Paryatan Bhawan Bhadbhada Road Bhopal 462003
Phone number: 919424796880/91 9826067538/917554027112
[email protected]

Embassies and Useful Links

Indian Embassies Abroad 
Foreign Embassies in India

Passport Requirements
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.

Local Currency

The Indian Rupee is the currency of India. The currency code is INR. The local currency comes in Rs. 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 2000 notes, and coins of one, two, five and ten.

Exchange Rates

The Indian currency has a fixed rate of exchange with the USD at 1 Euro = INR 80 ( approx). View currency exchange rates.

Money Issues

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.

Indian Tax Information

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.

Health / Vaccinations

Visit for the CDC’s information on recommended vaccines for travel to India.