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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 30 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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Tales from adventure holidays around the globe

The birds and animals of Costa Rica – our top 10 wildlife sightings

By Mountain Kingdoms - 19th July 2018
in The Americas

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The birds and animals of Costa Rica – our top 10 wildlife sightings

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to travel to Costa Rica for Mountain Kingdoms to research a brand new walking and wildlife holiday. It was a country I'd long wanted to visit knowing that it was renowned as a... Read more

Walking and Trekking with Mountain Kingdoms

By Mountain Kingdoms - 17th May 2018
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 adventure on their escape... Read more

2017 Photo of the Year Competition

By Mountain Kingdoms - 11th April 2018

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2017 Photo of the Year Competition

This year we have received a fantastic selection of images from your adventures around the world. Our five final photos perfectly reflect our range of travel experiences, from a traditional festival in Bhutan to a Polar cruise through Antarctica. It... Read more

Travel for tea lovers

By Mountain Kingdoms - 09th April 2018

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Travel for tea lovers

Tea remains the most popular drink in the world (after water) and there are well over 40 countries growing and producing tea for sale. China and India remain the two biggest tea producers but even in Britain we grow small quantities... Read more

Everest 60th Anniversary Celebrations

By Mountain Kingdoms - 22nd March 2018

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Everest 60th Anniversary Celebrations

The mighty Mount Everest is well known as the highest mountain in the world – 8,848m / 29,029ft. The 29th May 2013 marked the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest. To celebrate this occasion, we have put together some interesting facts... Read more

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

By Mountain Kingdoms - 09th March 2018
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

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

Japan - our top 10 unmissable experiences

By Mountain Kingdoms - 21st February 2018
in Ask an Expert

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Japan - our top 10 unmissable experiences

Think about Japan and it's easy to imagine only high-rise, high-tempo cities, bullet trains and cutting-edge technology, but Japan has so much more to offer beyond its 21st century stereotype. ... Read more

Our passion for travel

By Mountain Kingdoms - 15th February 2018
in Ask an Expert

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Our passion for travel

At Mountain Kingdoms we have a real passion for travel. We're constantly seeking out new destinations and experiences in the far flung corners of the world, as well finding exciting adventures closer to home. But each member of the team... Read more

What are the top 10 things to see in Bhutan?

By Mountain Kingdoms - 15th February 2018
in The Himalaya

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What are the top 10 things to see in Bhutan?

We’ve been taking travellers to Bhutan for 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 what... Read more

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