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Mountain Kingdoms are worldwide walking and trekking holiday experts with 29 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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Put a spring in your step - our favourite walking holidays for the springtime

By Mountain Kingdoms - 22nd February 2017
in Walking and Trekking

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Put a spring in your step - our favourite walking holidays for the springtime

With the daffodils coming into bloom and the evenings getting lighter, it feels like time to come out of hibernation, dust off the walking boots and start planning a spring break. If you’re also craving sunny days and long... Read more

Our top 10 reasons to go trekking in the Annapurnas

By Mountain Kingdoms - 03rd February 2017
in The Himalaya

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Our top 10 reasons to go trekking in the Annapurnas

Despite the emergence of new trekking regions and routes around the world, the Annapurnas still has masses to offer the keen trekker and outdoor enthusiast. Whether you’re a first time visitor to Nepal or an inveterate trekker wanting to... Read more

Our travel highlights of 2016

By Mountain Kingdoms - 29th December 2016
in Travellers' Tales

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Our travel highlights of 2016

The Mountain Kingdoms team have been looking back on some of their favourite travel moments from 2016. Here's a selection of our highlights.... Read more

An interview with Seraphina: conquering the three peaks of the Balkans

By Mountain Kingdoms - 20th October 2016
in Walking and Trekking, Europe

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An interview with Seraphina: conquering the three peaks of the Balkans

In June this year our Reservations Manager, Seraphina Berry, completed a recce trek of our new Three Peaks of the Balkans trekking holiday. This made her one of a very select band of trekkers who have walked along the Balkans... Read more

Best time to trek in Nepal - trekking regions

Best time to trek in Nepal - trekking regions

We have put together a quick guide to the best time to trek in Nepal by trekking region - in Nepal there are four main seasons to consider when planning a trekking holiday: spring, autumn, winter and monsoon (the summer... Read more

Liz’s Arctic Adventures

By Mountain Kingdoms - 04th August 2016
in Polar Regions

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Liz’s Arctic Adventures

Our Polar Operations Manager, Liz Noakes, is currently in the Arctic on our Realm of the Polar Bear in Depth cruise. Sailing for 10 nights aboard the M/S Expedition ship, around the Svalbard Archipelago and Spitsbergen, Liz is sending back... Read more

Where to see big cats in the wild - our top 5 destinations

By Mountain Kingdoms - 27th July 2016

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Where to see big cats in the wild - our top 5 destinations

It’s International Tiger Day this week which got us talking about some of our big cat ‘encounters’ and where we thought the best places were to see big cats in the wild. Although tigers, and other big cats, are... Read more

Trekking Regions of Nepal

By Mountain Kingdoms - 06th July 2016
in The Himalaya

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Trekking Regions of Nepal

Nepal is perhaps the most exciting of the Himalayan nations. It is home to eight of the ten highest mountains in the world, has an attractive, vibrant culture and a friendly, chaotic allure that has made it a favourite destination... Read more

Trekking Guide to the Everest Region

By Mountain Kingdoms - 06th July 2016
in The Himalaya

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Trekking Guide to the Everest Region

Known also as the Solo Khumbu, the towering mountains of the Everest region are unrivalled in their sheer scale and majesty.... Read more

Trekking Guide to the Annapurna Region

By Mountain Kingdoms - 06th July 2016
in The Himalaya

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Trekking Guide to the Annapurna Region

Annapurna is a Sanskrit name meaning Goddess of the Harvests which aptly reflects the beautiful, verdant valleys and fertile terraced fields of this glorious trekking region of Nepal. ... Read more