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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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10 things you should know about the Galapagos Islands

By Mountain Kingdoms - 01st September 2017
in The Americas

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10 things you should know about the Galapagos Islands

A mesmerising volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, the Galapagos Islands is known as one of the world's leading destinations for wildlife-viewing. Check out our top 10 facts about the unrivalled Galapagos…... Read more

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
in The Himalaya

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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
in The Himalaya

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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
in The Himalaya

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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
in The Himalaya

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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

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

Galapagos holidays with a difference

By Mountain Kingdoms - 05th May 2017
in The Americas

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Galapagos holidays with a difference

Operations Manager, Liz Noakes, travelled to South America last month to experience our Gentle Walking Ecuador & Land Based Galapagos holiday. Here she reflects on her time on the Galapagos and the perspective gained exploring these unique islands on foot... Read more

2016 Photo of the Year Competition

By Mountain Kingdoms - 03rd May 2017

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2016 Photo of the Year Competition

What an impressive range of images we had to choose from for our 2016 Photo of the Year Competition. A big thank you to everyone who entered. You truly surpassed yourselves this year with some really wonderful photos of landscapes, people... Read more

Travel for tea lovers

By Mountain Kingdoms - 21st April 2017

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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