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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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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

Trekking Guide to Wild Nepal

By Mountain Kingdoms - 06th July 2016
in The Himalaya

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Trekking Guide to Wild Nepal

Step away from the more popular trekking regions of Everest and the Annapurnas, onto the enticing trails of Wild Nepal, and you may find that you have the path all to yourself.... Read more

An interview with Linda: Walking in Montenegro

By Mountain Kingdoms - 28th June 2016
in Europe

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An interview with Linda: Walking in Montenegro

In May this year our Operations Assistant, Linda Denniff, joined one of groups heading to the Adriatic coast on our Montenegro Lakes & Mountain walking holiday. A seasoned traveller, Linda has taken many a holiday in Europe, but this was her... Read more

Tibet Festivals 2017

By Mountain Kingdoms - 21st June 2016
in The Himalaya

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Tibet Festivals 2017

Summertime sees numerous festivals here in the UK, but it's not just at home where festivals are enjoyed at this time of the year. In Tibet too, June, July and August is a time when several important Buddhist festivities take... Read more

Ladakh Festivals - Hemis and Dak Thok

Ladakh Festivals - Hemis and Dak Thok

From the stunning mountainous landscape to the vibrant local culture, Ladakh is a truly memorable place, and a walking or trekking holiday or cultural tour is the ideal way to experience this beautiful corner of the Himalaya in depth.... Read more