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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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Discover Burma - Top 10 things to do for first time visitors

By Mountain Kingdoms - 24th May 2017
in Southeast Asia

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Discover Burma - Top 10 things to do for first time visitors

In a country with such a fascinating history, rich, cultural heritage and beautiful, varied scenery there are countless ways to spend your time. Here are our suggestions for the top 10 things that every first time visitor should consider doing ... Read more

Galapagos holidays with a difference

By Mountain Kingdoms - 05th May 2017
in The Americas

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Galapagos holidays with a difference

Operations Manager, Liz Noakes, travelled to South America last month to experience our Gentle Walking Ecuador & Land Based Galapagos holiday. Here she reflects on her time on the Galapagos and the perspective gained exploring these unique islands on foot... Read more

2016 Photo of the Year Competition

By Mountain Kingdoms - 03rd May 2017

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2016 Photo of the Year Competition

What an impressive range of images we had to choose from for our 2016 Photo of the Year Competition. A big thank you to everyone who entered. You truly surpassed yourselves this year with some really wonderful photos of landscapes, people... Read more

Travel for tea lovers

By Mountain Kingdoms - 21st April 2017

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Travel for tea lovers

Tea remains the most popular drink in the world (after water) and there are well over 40 countries growing and producing tea for sale. China and India remain the two biggest tea producers but even in Britain we grow small quantities... Read more

What are the top 10 things to do in Bhutan?

By Mountain Kingdoms - 28th March 2017
in The Himalaya

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What are the top 10 things to do in Bhutan?

Whether you’re planning on spending a week or a month in Bhutan you’ll not be short of things to do. It may be small, but the Thunder Dragon Kingdom, is packed with no end of possibilities whether you... Read more

What are the top 10 things to see in Bhutan?

By Mountain Kingdoms - 22nd March 2017
in The Himalaya

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What are the top 10 things to see in Bhutan?

We’ve been taking travellers to Bhutan for almost 30 years on treks, tours and Tailor Made holidays, and we’ve accumulated a lot of knowledge about this enigmatic Himalayan kingdom. One of the questions we most often get asked is... Read more

Mountain Culture: Three Sherpa Festivals

Mountain Culture: Three Sherpa Festivals

Visits to the Himalaya are packed with new and exciting experiences and include chances to immerse yourself into captivating cultures. Experiencing local villages and attending monasteries gives... Read more

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 arrival of March, 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... 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