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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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Tales from adventure holidays around the globe

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

2016 Photo of the Year Competition

By Mountain Kingdoms - 07th March 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

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
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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