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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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Discover Burma - Top 10 things to do for first time visitors

By Mountain Kingdoms - 24th May 2017
in Southeast Asia

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Discover Burma - Top 10 things to do for first time visitors

In a country with such a fascinating history, rich, cultural heritage and beautiful, varied scenery there are countless ways to spend your time. Here are our suggestions for the top 10 things that every first time visitor should consider doing ... 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 to feature in our next brochure. Over the coming months ... Read more

The Burmese Himalaya: Some Facts

The Burmese Himalaya: Some Facts

If you travel to Burma with Mountain Kingdoms, you will see that the country's northern most mountains offer a wondrous landscape to explore; with scenery and culture that is different to the rest of the country. Part of the ... Read more

Packing For Your Burma Trek – Whatever the Weather!

By Jude Limburn - 30th November 2012
in Ask an Expert, Southeast Asia

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Packing For Your Burma Trek – Whatever the Weather!

The Burmese Himalaya is more firmly on the adventurous traveller’s map today than in times gone by, but it is still a place of mystery for many. Even those familiar with other Himalayan regions will find a new world... Read more

Learn About the Spirits of Land and Sky When You Trek Burma

By Jude Limburn - 24th October 2012
in Southeast Asia

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Learn About the Spirits of Land and Sky When You Trek Burma

Wherever you go in the Himalaya, one thing is certain: this is a region to open up the eyes and the heart, whether by showing you the view from the top of the world, or by introducing you to the... Read more

5 "Must-Do" Experiences When You Go On A Burma Trek

5 "Must-Do" Experiences When You Go On A Burma Trek

Here at Mountain Kingdoms, we know there’s nothing quite like that sense of adventure that comes with setting foot in completely new terrain – and it’s a feeling that abounds on our holidays to Burma. Trek through some of... Read more

Holidays To Burma’s Himalayas: A Wildlife Lover’s Guide

Holidays To Burma’s Himalayas: A Wildlife Lover’s Guide

There’s more to see on holidays to Burma’s Himalayan region than we could fit into a hundred blog posts, but for those animal lovers thinking of venturing into this stunning region, here’s a glimpse of the wildlife... Read more

Holidays to Burma: What You’ll See on a Phongun Razi Trek

Holidays to Burma: What You’ll See on a Phongun Razi Trek

For many, the Himalaya are synonymous with Nepal, but let’s not forget the other countries that these majestic mountains extend into – there’s so much variety and wonder in the ... Read more

Holidays in Burma: Meet the Lisu

Holidays in Burma: Meet the Lisu

If you’re heading to the Burmese Himalaya on our Mount Phongun Trek, there’s a lot to look forward to – the lush jungles full of wonderful flora and fauna, the sense of treading where few other travellers have gone... Read more

Gems of Burma – Inle Lake

By Jude Limburn - 12th June 2012
in Southeast Asia

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Gems of Burma – Inle Lake

While holidays to Burma bring a wealth of new experiences and jaw-dropping sights, Inle Lake often stands out to travellers as a place like no other – almost a world unto itself. Home to the Intha people, it has a... Read more

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