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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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Put a spring in your step - our favourite walking holidays for the springtime

By Mountain Kingdoms - 22nd February 2017
in Walking and Trekking

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Put a spring in your step - our favourite walking holidays for the springtime

With the arrival of March, the daffodils coming into bloom and the evenings getting lighter, it feels like time to come out of hibernation, dust off the walking boots and start planning a spring break. If you’re also craving... Read more

An interview with Seraphina: conquering the three peaks of the Balkans

By Mountain Kingdoms - 20th October 2016
in Walking and Trekking, Europe

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An interview with Seraphina: conquering the three peaks of the Balkans

In June this year our Reservations Manager, Seraphina Berry, completed a recce trek of our new Three Peaks of the Balkans trekking holiday. This made her one of a very select band of trekkers who have walked along the Balkans... Read more

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

An interview with Steve: Trekking the Verdon Gorge

By Ashley Peachey - 26th February 2016
in Walking and Trekking, Europe

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An interview with Steve: Trekking the Verdon Gorge

Last summer our MD, Steve Berry, fulfilled a long-held ambition when he returned to the Verdon Gorge in the Provence region of France to try out a new 8 day hotel-based trekking holiday. We asked Steve about his trip and whether... 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

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

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

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

Walking and Trekking with Mountain Kingdoms

By Mountain Kingdoms - 03rd September 2014
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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 adventure on their escape... Read more