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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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Articles by Charlotte Kawecki

Mike’s Zanskar Dream Trek

Mike’s Zanskar Dream Trek

Last summer trek leader Mike Ford led our Zanskar Dream Trek in Ladakh, India. He described it as an "absolutely amazing high altitude trekking experience" ... Read more

Mountain Kingdoms funds English lessons for Nepalese Sherpas

By Charlotte Kawecki - 13th March 2014
in The Himalaya

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Mountain Kingdoms funds English lessons for Nepalese Sherpas

Mountain Kingdoms donates £1,250 in 2014. The Fifth Guide's Refresher Training Course took place in Nepal at the start of this year. From January 26 to 08 February, twenty five ... Read more

Bhutan: the greenest country on the planet

By Charlotte Kawecki - 10th March 2014
in The Himalaya

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Bhutan: the greenest country on the planet

Boasting timeless traditions, unique architecture and stunning Himalayan scenery, it’s not as if you needed another good reason to visit Bhutan, but there is one - Bhutan: the greenest... Read more

Everest Climbers clean up

Everest Climbers clean up

The BBC have announced news that for the 2014 climbing season, starting in April, climbers will have to bring back 8kg of rubbish per person as they descend from the summit.... Read more

Love is in the (thin) air!

Love is in the (thin) air!

This spring has seen one marriage and two proposals for Mountain Kingdoms staff and clients.Starting in April, our Operations Assistant, April, married her fiancé, Barry,... Read more

Life At Base Camp: What’s It Like?

Life At Base Camp: What’s It Like?

For those who set out on an Everest Base Camp trekking adventure with Mountain Kingdoms, Base Camp is a fascinating destination at which to spend a day, or even, on some of our treks... Read more

Sherpa Customs and Etiquette

By Charlotte Kawecki - 13th June 2013
in Ask an Expert, The Himalaya

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Sherpa Customs and Etiquette

As regular readers of our blog will know, we've featured a number of different aspects of the fascinating cultures of the Himalaya, from Himalayan festivals to legends... Read more

Everest Base Camp Goes Hi-Tech

Everest Base Camp Goes Hi-Tech

One question that sometimes comes up, for those planning to embark on an Everest Base Camp trekking adventure with Mountain Kingdoms, is: what level of technology is available... Read more

The Monastery: Heart of the Sherpa Community

The Monastery: Heart of the Sherpa Community

It’s often said that travel is more about the journey than the destination, and the rewards of Everest Base Camp trekking certainly include much more than reaching Base Camp itself... Read more

The Burmese Himalaya: Some Facts

The Burmese Himalaya: Some Facts

If you travel to Burma with Mountain Kingdoms, you will see that the country's northern most mountains offer a wondrous landscape to explore; with scenery and culture that is different to the rest of the country. Part of the ... Read more

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