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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

Trekking Regions of Nepal

By Mountain Kingdoms - 12th August 2017
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Trekking Regions of Nepal

Nepal is perhaps the most exciting of the Himalayan nations. It is home to eight of the ten highest mountains in the world, has an attractive, vibrant culture and a friendly, chaotic allure that has made it a favourite destination... Read more

Trekking Guide to Wild Nepal

By Mountain Kingdoms - 12th August 2017
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Trekking Guide to Wild Nepal

Step away from the more popular trekking regions of Everest and the Annapurnas, onto the enticing trails of Wild Nepal, and you may find that you have the path all to yourself.... Read more

Trekking Guide to the Annapurna Region

By Mountain Kingdoms - 11th August 2017
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Trekking Guide to the Annapurna Region

Annapurna is a Sanskrit name meaning Goddess of the Harvests which aptly reflects the beautiful, verdant valleys and fertile terraced fields of this glorious trekking region of Nepal. ... Read more

Trekking Guide to the Everest Region

By Mountain Kingdoms - 11th August 2017
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Trekking Guide to the Everest Region

Known also as the Solo Khumbu, the towering mountains of the Everest region are unrivalled in their sheer scale and majesty.... Read more

What are the top 10 things to do in Bhutan?

By Mountain Kingdoms - 28th March 2017
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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
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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

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

Our top 10 reasons to go trekking in the Annapurnas

By Mountain Kingdoms - 03rd February 2017
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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

Tibet Festivals 2017

By Mountain Kingdoms - 21st June 2016
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Tibet Festivals 2017

Summertime sees numerous festivals here in the UK, but it's not just at home where festivals are enjoyed at this time of the year. In Tibet too, June, July and August is a time when several important Buddhist festivities take... Read more