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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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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
in The Himalaya

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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

Our travel highlights of 2016

By Mountain Kingdoms - 29th December 2016
in Travellers' Tales

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Our travel highlights of 2016

The Mountain Kingdoms team have been looking back on some of their favourite travel moments from 2016. Here's a selection of our highlights.... 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

Liz’s Arctic Adventures

By Mountain Kingdoms - 04th August 2016
in Polar Regions

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Liz’s Arctic Adventures

Our Polar Operations Manager, Liz Noakes, is currently in the Arctic on our Realm of the Polar Bear in Depth cruise. Sailing for 10 nights aboard the M/S Expedition ship, around the Svalbard Archipelago and Spitsbergen, Liz is sending back... Read more

Where to see big cats in the wild - our top 5 destinations

By Mountain Kingdoms - 27th July 2016

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Where to see big cats in the wild - our top 5 destinations

It’s International Tiger Day this week which got us talking about some of our big cat ‘encounters’ and where we thought the best places were to see big cats in the wild. Although tigers, and other big cats, are... Read more

An interview with Linda: Walking in Montenegro

By Mountain Kingdoms - 28th June 2016
in Europe

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An interview with Linda: Walking in Montenegro

In May this year our Operations Assistant, Linda Denniff, joined one of groups heading to the Adriatic coast on our Montenegro Lakes & Mountain walking holiday. A seasoned traveller, Linda has taken many a holiday in Europe, but this was her... Read more

Tibet Festivals 2017

By Mountain Kingdoms - 21st June 2016
in The Himalaya

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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

24 Hours in Thimphu - the Royal Visit to Bhutan

By Kirsty Parsons - 08th April 2016
in The Himalaya

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24 Hours in Thimphu - the Royal Visit to Bhutan

With barely a day dedicated to Bhutan on William and Kate’s tour schedule, there’s hardly enough time for them to leave the ceremonies and speeches behind and experience the Thunder Dragon Kingdom for themselves. But if they could... Read more

The royal visit to India & Bhutan - Kaziranga National Park

By Mountain Kingdoms - 07th April 2016

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The royal visit to India & Bhutan - Kaziranga National Park

As part of their upcoming visit to India and Bhutan, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will spend two days in Assam. They will meet local villagers, see young film makers, enjoy festival celebrations and visit world-renowned Kaziranga National Park.... Read more