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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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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

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

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

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 and two ... Read more

Steve Berry in Kashmir

By Ashley Peachey - 24th July 2014
in India & Sri Lanka

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Steve Berry in Kashmir

Last week Mountain Kingdoms' Managing Director, Steve Berry, took off for India where he will spend three weeks following in his father's footsteps in his 1946 expedition to Mount Nun in Kashmir. During his time he will be trekking in... Read more

Mike’s Zanskar Dream Trek

Mike’s Zanskar Dream Trek

Last summer trek leader Mike Ford led our Zanskar Dream Trek in Ladakh, India. He described it as an "absolutely amazing high altitude trekking experience" ... Read more

Zanskar twig bridge finished

Zanskar twig bridge finished

2014 has got off to a great start at Mountain Kingdoms - our twig bridge project in Zanskar is complete! Over the past five years Mountain Kingdoms MD Steve Berry has... Read more

Return to Kashmir

Return to Kashmir

Operations Manager, Niki, has just returned from India, where she has been researching new trekking routes and accommodation for our 2014/15 brochure. After her trek... Read more

Steve to lead new Zanskar trekking expedition

Steve to lead new Zanskar trekking expedition

This August, Mountain Kingdoms MD, Steve Berry, will be leading a Zanskar trekking expedition, in Ladakh, a remote and spectacular region of India, with the aim of crossing a traditional ... Read more

Love is in the (thin) air!

Love is in the (thin) air!

This spring has seen one marriage and two proposals for Mountain Kingdoms staff and clients.Starting in April, our Operations Assistant, April, married her fiancé, Barry,... Read more

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