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Welcome to Mountain Kingdoms travellers’ tales! Here is the place to share your stories, to pick up travelling, walking and trekking tips and to gain inspiration for future adventures.

Mountain Kingdoms are worldwide walking and trekking holiday experts with 26 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

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

Walking and Trekking with Mountain Kingdoms

By Mountain Kingdoms - 03rd September 2014
in Walking and Trekking

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Walking and Trekking with Mountain Kingdoms

Holidays are very much about getting away from it all, but for many travellers the traditional sun, sea and sand break is no longer enough. More and more holidaymakers seek activity and amazing adventure on their escape... Read more

Trekking in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal

Few places can compete with a record-breaking attraction like Mount Everest, but Nepal can. There is actually so much more to trekking here than taking on the world’s highest mountain. Everest may dominate the minds... Read more

Trekking Holidays with Mountain Kingdoms

By Mountain Kingdoms - 03rd September 2014
in Walking and Trekking

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Trekking Holidays with Mountain Kingdoms

Walking holidays have become increasingly popular, as more people enjoy the health benefits that an active or adventure holiday can bring as well as the opportunity to take in new surroundings and ... Read more

Tailor Made Holidays with Mountain Kingdoms

By Mountain Kingdoms - 03rd September 2014
in Walking and Trekking

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Tailor Made Holidays with Mountain Kingdoms

It goes without saying that since the explosion of online travel agents, companies and budget airlines over the past decade, there has never been such a plethora of choice when it comes to booking a holiday... Read more

The Trek of a Lifetime

The Trek of a Lifetime

Few people will ever make it to the summit of the world’s highest mountain, but the sheer scale of Everest makes a trek to base camp an adventure in itself. There is something enthralling about Mount Everest that cannot... Read more

Colombian Steam Train Experience

Colombian Steam Train Experience

The Sunday steam train (turistren.com.co) from Bogota to Zipiquaria’s Salt Cathedral (catedraldesal.gov.co) was a brilliant day out. We got to the station early, buta throng of noisy Colombians were already excitedly... Read more

A Knife Edged Ridge Hike up Mt Snowdon

By Guest Blogger - 08th August 2014
in Walking and Trekking, Europe

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A Knife Edged Ridge Hike up Mt Snowdon

It’s a weekend escape from London Life. A three hour train journey takes me away from a sea of granite buildings to a rugged expanse of mountains, spring water tarns and charming villages. I am staying at Jesse &... Read more

Tense Experience at the Transnistrian Border

By Guest Blogger - 07th August 2014
in Cultural Experiences, Europe

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Tense Experience at the Transnistrian Border

The atmosphere on the minibus is tense. Quiet and unsmiling the guard slowly moves from person to person, scrutinising with unflinching eye each and every document, peering from passport to face to passport again. First the babushka... Read more

Travellers’ Tales & photo competition

By Ashley Peachey - 24th July 2014
in Travellers' Tales

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Travellers’ Tales & photo competition

To celebrate the launch of our new worldwide blog ‘Travellers' Tales’, we are inviting you to submit your images and travel stories. Whether it’s a unique experience, a cultural encounter, a trekking tale or a piece of advice, we... Read more