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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

An interview with April: Travelling the Silk Road

By Mountain Kingdoms - 01st June 2019
in Cultural Experiences

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An interview with April: Travelling the Silk Road

Our Flights Manager, April, travelled to Central Asia to join one of our groups in Uzbekistan on our Silk Road to Samarkand tour. Here’s what she had to say about her fascinating experience. ... Read more

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

By Mountain Kingdoms - 28th May 2019
in The Americas

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

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

Eastern Bhutan - discover the other side of the Thunder Dragon Kingdom

By Mountain Kingdoms - 26th May 2019
in The Himalaya

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Eastern Bhutan - discover the other side of the Thunder Dragon Kingdom

Our MD, Steve Berry, has recently returned from travelling extensively in the east of Bhutan and wants to share what a fantastic experience the 'other half' of the Thunder Dragon Kingdom is.... Read more

Steve’s adventure in Morocco

Steve’s adventure in Morocco

At the end of last year, our MD, Steve Berry, and a group of good friends, travelled to Morocco to try out our new coastal trek. For Steve, this was not only a chance to enjoy some great winter trekking... Read more

Should I travel to Burma (Myanmar)?

By Mountain Kingdoms - 09th May 2019

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Should I travel to Burma (Myanmar)?

Burma is a country with a difficult and complex recent history and we are often asked by concerned clients whether it is right or safe for them travel there. Although this is ultimately a personal decision, we hope the information... Read more

Best time to visit the rice terraces of Sapa and Northern Vietnam

By Mountain Kingdoms - 26th April 2019
in Southeast Asia

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Best time to visit the rice terraces of Sapa and Northern Vietnam

Considered to be one of the most photogenic sights in the world, the rice terraces around Sapa in Northern Vietnam have been attracting travellers and photographers for many years. ... Read more

A Kit List for the Everest Base Camp Trek

A Kit List for the Everest Base Camp Trek

One of the questions we most commonly get asked from clients who are planning a trek to Everest Base Camp is what do I need to pack? In reply, here's a comprehensive clothing and equipment kit list for the trek,... Read more

Discover the sacred celebrations of a vibrant Bhutanese festival

Discover the sacred celebrations of a vibrant Bhutanese festival

Festivals are a significant part of Bhutan's culture. Most festivals, also known as a 'tsechu', are of great religious significance and are mostly celebrated through music and masked dances. ... Read more

Sue Lawty’s Wild Zanskar Adventure

Sue Lawty’s Wild Zanskar Adventure

Back in August 2018, Mountain Kingdoms Trek Leader Sue Lawty led our epic 32 day trek of Wild Zanskar. Here's what she and the members of the group had to say about their truly unforgettable adventure.... Read more

Our tips for the top – how to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

Our tips for the top – how to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

With nine intrepid celebrities preparing to climb Kilimanjaro for the Big Red Nose Challenge, we thought we’d share some tips from our own Kili experts, to help them reach the summit. Mountain Kingdoms team members Seraphina, Harry and Kerry ... Read more

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