Why travel with Altaï Alpes ?
A TEAM OF SPECIALISTS IN ADVENTURE TRAVEL
Our onsite teams in each destination are comprised mainly of local people, or foreign expats who have been living there for many years. Some of us are, or have been, professional guides while others are outdoor activity specialists — whatever our role is, we’re all driven by the same desire to share our passion with travellers from all around the world. Inspired by their love of each destination, our consultants are the experts you need to help you plan the best trip. We spend much of our time on the field deepening our knowledge about each destination. We also take great care in selecting our partners based on their professionalism and expertise, never on the cheapest price. Our guides are carefully recruited and hand-picked, we offer them regular field training. Thanks to our Altaï Campus training program, our guides are all qualified to lead nature and adventure trips. Beyond the technical knowledge required for their field, they all follow a special first aid and safety training program. After graduating from these courses, they are certified Altaï Guides, the only accreditation that authorizes them to lead your travel.
The travel programs on our website are simply meant to give you some travel ideas, nothing more. We have both the experience and knowledge to help you build your dream travel itinerary. Since we live onsite, we know all the local hotels, guesthouses and B&B’s, every public and private transportation solution, the best restaurants and the most convenient take-away spots. Whatever your budget or wishes are, as long as they’re achievable, we’ll get back to you with an exclusive offer for a unique trip.
In the traditional tourism format, when customers want to go on an organized tour, they contact a travel agency in their country of origin, who then contacts a local agency in the destination country. At Altaï Basecamp, we assume the roles of both seller and organizer, eliminating the need for an intermediary who would take an additional cut. By entrusting your travel plans to a company that's been around for 20 years, you are ensured of getting the best possible value. Owing to our years of living onsite and our trusted relationships with local partners, we can always offer attractive rates. This enables us to be competitive while ensuring proper compensation for our guides, drivers and employees, who in return remain loyal and solidify our presence onsite.
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