20 day trip for £1,595.00
Trek to the turquoise lakes and cross the Cho La Pass to Everest.
21 day trip for £1,695.00
A beautiful trek around Manaslu where fewer trekkers go.
26 day trip for £2,395.00
Remote trek to the base camp of the third highest peak in the world.
10 day trip for £1,500.00
Fundraising climb of Mount Kilimanjaro for Moving Mountains Trust.
10 day trip for £995.00
International development expedition combining project work with Moving Mountains Kenya and an overland safari.
19 day trip for £1,395.00
Help run a medical and dental clinic in two beautiful Sherpa villages in the solu Khumbu region.
11 day trip for £1,595.00
A classic ascent of Europe's highest peak and one of the seven summits in the Caucasus mountains of Russia.
12 day trip for £1,895.00
This camping trip on the quieter north side offers a different perspective on the classic volcano of the Caucasus Mountains.
12 day trip for £1,945.00
A challenging trip over this Russian peak and Seven Summit.
A guided ascent of these two superb peaks in the Cordillera Real in Bolivia, plus Illimani as an optional third.
Guided trek on the high level variant route staying in mountain huts.
Tailor made itineraries for wildlife enthusiasts, families and groups planning a once in a life time adventure to Borneo.
Trek to Point Lenana on Mount Kenya, ascending the Sirimon route and descending the Naro Moru route on this classic adventure.
A guided expedition to the summit of the highest peak in South America at 6962 metres. A challenging but not very technical expedition.
Alpine walking holiday on some of Bulgaria's highest peaks in the Rila & Pirin mountains, which give the feeling of the Alps without the crowds.
I was part of a 2 man trek to the summit of Kilimanjaro in early January 2018. My companion Kent and I had a great time and the support crew were excellent in helping us reach our goal. I found Adventure Alternative to be very profession...
My family and I, 6 in total, travelled with Adventure Alternative, around Kenya this Christmas (2017). I can honestly say we had one of the best and most unconventional festive holidays we have ever had. Kenya is a beautiful country with...
Borneo - a wonderful and unforgettable experience with so many fantastic memories. Did so much in 3 weeks. This trip will be with me for a long time to come. Would not hesitate using AA again (this was my 2nd time) as feel safe and secur...
Just a wee note to say thanks for getting my "missing bag" up the mountain for me. What initially from my perspective looked like a disaster at the start of my trek turned out to be the most fantastic 3 wks I have ever spent anywhere so ...
I have just returned from Everest Base Camp with two friends. I just wanted to say that we all had a fantastic time – it was truly an amazing journey and a wonderful experience. The staff that Adventure Alternative employ are second to ...
This was one of the most incredible experiences helped by the great organisation of Adventure Alternative.
Every aspect of the expedition was meticulously planned and executed, everything from our head guide Sasha meeting me at the airpo...
The clinic was a very humbling and fascinating experience. What particularly stood out to me, was how so many healthcare issues stemmed from lack of or false information. From rashes on small children through washing in stagnant water, t...
It was an honour to be a part of the Solukhumbu camp. Even though it was a short stay of just 15 days, I take it as fruitful one because I came to know about the real problems that people are facing there. Being a part of that camp and h...
With just a backpack and three weeks ahead of me, I initially set out on my Nepal journey nervous, yet full of excitement. In such a friendly atmosphere the weeks just flew by, in which time I made long lasting friends, gained invaluable...
Our office is in Northern Ireland on the north coast in a town called Portstewart, which is where we have been based since 2001.
Adventure Alternative Kenya has its offices on the outskirts of Nairobi in Jamhuri Park and many staff who were once beneficiaries of Moving Mountains.
Adventure Alternative Nepal has a guesthouse and office in Kathmandu plus a large storage of climbing and trekking equipment in the mountains.
Adventure Alternative Tanzania has offices and a campsite with guesthouse in Moshi, the town at the base of Kilimanjaro.
Adventure Alternative Borneo has offices in both Kuching and Kota Kinabalu, plus an eco lodge called Lupa Masa on the slopes of Mount Kinabalu.
Adventure Alternative Russia has its base in Moscow for administration and a large store in Cheget in the Caucasus Mountains.
We have linked with International Animal Rescue to assist with protecting some of our worlds most endangered species.
What's alternative about Adventure Alternative? Is the most commonly asked question we get and here's the answer.
Here's a potted history of the famous huts on Mount Elbrus, and the latest ones we use now for our guided climbs.
5 reasons why Bulgaria should be your next holiday destination
With more and more people getting out in the mountains and using holidays to trek and climb it is becoming increasingly difficult to find good locations away from the crowds. Travellers are searching for new destinations for their outdoor preferences, destinations with beautiful unspoiled nature …
Celebrating New Year in Kathmandu
It seems like it’s finally the Nepal’s time to shine Nepal’s name is in lights once again thanks to the travel experts at Lonely Planet, who named the country as No.1 best value destination for 2017 and No.5 on their hot list of countries to visit next year.
It will be welcome news to the Nepalese people who rely on tourism to make a living, following a s…
Why Kilimanjaro is a great mountain for any bucket list..
Common mistakes people make when climbing a mountain include..
Not cutting your toenails.
Walking downhill or front pointing with long toenails is a sure way to lose them and cause a lot of pain. Pretty soon you’ll be hobbling and the next morning your nail bed will be black from bruising and a week or so later there’s a good chance your nail will fall off. …
The effects of climate change are seen everywhere, but the world’s mountain ranges in particular have changed dramatically over the last 50 years.
As a result, mountain climbing is becoming an increasingly risky past time, with regular deaths occurring from the lack of ice and snow on the peaks. Climate change is making mountaineering riskier.
On peaks ever…