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Mountain Kingdoms are worldwide walking and trekking holiday experts with 27 years’ 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

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 for the next brochure. Over the coming months many of... 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

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

By Ashley Peachey - 16th February 2015
in India & Sri Lanka

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Get a taste of the wonderful Raj marvels and feel like you’re in the movie ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ on our First Class Tour of Rajasthan holiday.... Read more

Everest Base Camp Trek by Mrs G.

Everest Base Camp Trek by Mrs G.

There are not enough superlatives which can adequately describe the experiences that made up this adventure: the fascinating, colourful, noisy, cheerful ... Read more

Congratulations to the award winning Feynan Ecolodge!

By Mountain Kingdoms - 28th January 2015
in Middle East

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Congratulations to the award winning Feynan Ecolodge!

A big congratulations to one of the lodges used on our two trips to Jordan for their recent TripAdvisor award and other prestigious nominations.... Read more

Steve Berry Returns from Kashmir

By Steve Berry - 10th September 2014
in Walking and Trekking, The Himalaya

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Steve Berry Returns from Kashmir

When I was a young boy I used to hear all my father's stories of his expedition to try and make the first ascent of Mount Nun in Kashmir.   How as young army officers of the Raj he... Read more