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Mountain Kingdoms are worldwide walking and trekking holiday experts with 28 years of experience in running trekking holidays as well as select trekking peaks, cultural tours and cycling holidays. Whether you’ve travelled with Mountain Kingdoms before or just love to travel, we’d love to hear your tales. Email us your Travellers’ tales

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A Guide to Trekking to Everest Base Camp - Part 1

By Kirsty Parsons - 05th February 2016
in Everest Base Camp, The Himalaya

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A Guide to Trekking to Everest Base Camp - Part 1

A trek to Everest Base Camp is high on many people’s wish list. Whether to enjoy the breathtaking landscapes, savour the iconic history or simply to say ‘I was there’, it remains one of the great objectives for the... Read more

Top 10 Himalayan Trekking Holidays

By Kirsty Parsons - 29th January 2016
in The Himalaya

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Top 10 Himalayan Trekking Holidays

At Mountain Kingdoms, we’re absolutely passionate about the Himalaya. Spanning five countries – India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and Pakistan – the Himalayan range contains nine of the ten highest mountains on the planet as well as thousands of smaller peaks, fertile... Read more

An interview with John: Walking in the mid hills of Nepal

By Kirsty Parsons - 14th January 2016
in The Himalaya

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An interview with John: Walking in the mid hills of Nepal

In 2015, Mountain Kingdoms General Manager, John, was the lucky member of the team to travel to Nepal to try out a brand new walking holiday in the lesser-visited mid hills region west of Kathmandu. To find out more we... Read more

Why William and Kate will find Bhutan such a special place - the royal visit

By Kirsty Parsons - 12th January 2016
in The Himalaya

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Why William and Kate will find Bhutan such a special place - the royal visit

Following the exciting news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will pay a debut visit to Bhutan this spring, we thought we’d offer them an insight into what makes the Thunder Dragon Kingdom such a unique and special... Read more

Trekking the Omani Hajar

By Guest Blogger - 13th August 2015
in Middle East

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Trekking the Omani Hajar

Many people think that the Arabian Peninsula is just desert and more desert but, while there is admittedly a lot of desert, there are also dramatic mountains, wadis and coastlines. Oman, despite being 75% desert, also has... Read more

An interview with Harry: Tour of Vietnam

By Ashley Peachey - 12th June 2015
in Southeast Asia

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An interview with Harry: Tour of Vietnam

It’s that time at Mountain Kingdoms when those in the office get to grab their backpacks and leave their desks behind in search of exciting new trips and destinations to feature in our next brochure. Over the coming months ... Read more

2014 Photo of the Year - the winner’s story

2014 Photo of the Year - the winner’s story

We asked Mr Green, the winner of our 2014 Photo of the Year competition, to share with us the story of how he captured the winning image of his Yak of the Year perfectly positioned in front of Ama Dablam. ... Read more

Looking back at an epic journey to K2 12 years on…

Looking back at an epic journey to K2 12 years on…

K2 is the second-tallest mountain on earth, without doubt one of the deadliest to climb, and even the trek to stand beneath it is not for the faint-hearted. Anyone who loves the mountains and epic climbing... Read more

Discover the sacred celebrations of a vibrant Bhutanese festival

Discover the sacred celebrations of a vibrant Bhutanese festival

Festivals are a significant part of Bhutan's culture. Most festivals, also known as a 'tsechu', are of great religious significance and are mostly celebrated through music and masked dances. ... Read more

An interview with Harry: Mountain Kingdoms newest summiteer

By Ashley Peachey - 18th March 2015
in Walking and Trekking, Africa

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An interview with Harry: Mountain Kingdoms newest summiteer

Congratulations Harry, just 8 months with Mountain Kingdoms and you’ve become a summiteer!  In February 2015, Mountain Kingdoms' Administration Assistant Harry travelled to Tanzania to join our Summits of Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru trek. I sat down with Harry to... Read more