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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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Trekking the Omani Hajar

By Guest Blogger - 13th August 2015
in Middle East

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Trekking the Omani Hajar

Many people think that the Arabian Peninsula is just desert and more desert but, while there is admittedly a lot of desert, there are also dramatic mountains, wadis and coastlines. Oman, despite being 75% desert, also has... Read more

Everest Base Camp Trek by Mrs G.

Everest Base Camp Trek by Mrs G.

There are not enough superlatives which can adequately describe the experiences that made up this adventure: the fascinating, colourful, noisy, cheerful ... Read more

A Knife Edged Ridge Hike up Mt Snowdon

By Guest Blogger - 08th August 2014
in Walking and Trekking, Europe

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A Knife Edged Ridge Hike up Mt Snowdon

It’s a weekend escape from London Life. A three hour train journey takes me away from a sea of granite buildings to a rugged expanse of mountains, spring water tarns and charming villages. I am staying at Jesse &... Read more

Tense Experience at the Transnistrian Border

By Guest Blogger - 07th August 2014
in Cultural Experiences, Europe

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Tense Experience at the Transnistrian Border

The atmosphere on the minibus is tense. Quiet and unsmiling the guard slowly moves from person to person, scrutinising with unflinching eye each and every document, peering from passport to face to passport again. First the babushka... Read more

Experience a festival on one of our Bhutan treks or tours

By Guest Blogger - 15th February 2012
in Cultural Experiences, The Himalaya

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Experience a festival on one of our Bhutan treks or tours

Our Bhutan treks and tours are organised wherever possible to coincide with one of the country's important religious festivals. These are colourful events with music and masked dancers and attract hundreds of people... Read more

Blind Frogs Beat Dinosaurs! – David Spear

Blind Frogs Beat Dinosaurs! – David Spear

David Spear, explains why he loves to travel and the types of trekking holidays he has been lucky to participate in. People sometimes ask me why I travel - I explain to them that it is in my blood.... Read more

Celestial Trek: David Spear

By Guest Blogger - 20th December 2010
in Walking and Trekking, Central Asia

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Celestial Trek: David Spear

I went on a trekking holiday to Kazakhstan, for the first time recently which was a truly amazing adventure.  The group ended up on a glacier in Kyrgyzstan and, during the journey, a 72-year-old client... Read more

The Here and Now Of Trekking: Part Two

By Guest Blogger - 13th December 2010
in Walking and Trekking, The Himalaya

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The Here and Now Of Trekking: Part Two

Here is part two of Kev Reynolds blog post about trekking in The Himalayas. Kev Reynolds is author of 47 books, including a series of guides to major Nepal trekking routes. He has trekked in Europe, Africa and South America, and... Read more

The Here and Now of Trekking: Part One

By Guest Blogger - 13th December 2010
in Walking and Trekking, The Himalaya

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The Here and Now of Trekking: Part One

Kev Reynolds is author of 47 books, including a series of guides to major Nepal trekking routes. He has trekked in Europe, Africa and South America, and made 18 treks in the Himalaya, and is an occasional trek and tour leader for... Read more