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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 Jude Limburn

Ladakh Festivals - Hemis and Dak Thok

Ladakh Festivals - Hemis and Dak Thok

From the stunning mountainous landscape to the vibrant local culture, Ladakh is a truly memorable place, and a walking or trekking holiday or cultural tour is the ideal way to experience this beautiful corner of the Himalaya in depth.... Read more

Looking back at an epic journey to K2 12 years on…

Looking back at an epic journey to K2 12 years on…

K2 is the second-tallest mountain on earth, without doubt one of the deadliest to climb, and even the trek to stand beneath it is not for the faint-hearted. Anyone who loves the mountains and epic climbing... Read more

Back to Tibet - three spectacular new holidays

By Jude Limburn - 31st March 2014
in The Himalaya

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Back to Tibet - three spectacular new holidays

At the Travel Shows earlier in the year we had lots of people requesting holidays to Tibet. Last year there were difficulties getting the required permits and we reduced our offering in Tibet... Read more

The Conquest of Everest film

The Conquest of Everest film

We'd just like to share a recommendation that was sent to us by one of our clients who travelled with us to the Everest region last year. Mr S described 'The Conquest of Everest' as... Read more

Culture On Your Tailor Made Holiday, Bhutan: Tigers Nest Monastery

By Jude Limburn - 19th February 2013
in Cultural Experiences, The Himalaya

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Culture On Your Tailor Made Holiday, Bhutan: Tigers Nest Monastery

A land as beautiful as it is mysterious, Bhutan holds some of the world’s finest and most unspoilt trekking country, making it perfect for adventure lovers. If you’ve got a yearning to visit, whether on one of our... Read more

Packing For Your Burma Trek – Whatever the Weather!

By Jude Limburn - 30th November 2012
in Ask an Expert, Southeast Asia

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Packing For Your Burma Trek – Whatever the Weather!

The Burmese Himalaya is more firmly on the adventurous traveller’s map today than in times gone by, but it is still a place of mystery for many. Even those familiar with other Himalayan regions will find a new world... Read more

Learn About the Spirits of Land and Sky When You Trek Burma

By Jude Limburn - 24th October 2012
in Southeast Asia

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Learn About the Spirits of Land and Sky When You Trek Burma

Wherever you go in the Himalaya, one thing is certain: this is a region to open up the eyes and the heart, whether by showing you the view from the top of the world, or by introducing you to the... Read more

5 "Must-Do" Experiences When You Go On A Burma Trek

5 "Must-Do" Experiences When You Go On A Burma Trek

Here at Mountain Kingdoms, we know there’s nothing quite like that sense of adventure that comes with setting foot in completely new terrain – and it’s a feeling that abounds on our holidays to Burma. Trek through some of... Read more

London To Everest Base Camp - Olympic Spirit Is All Around!

By Jude Limburn - 24th August 2012
in Everest Base Camp, The Himalaya

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London To Everest Base Camp - Olympic Spirit Is All Around!

A few months ago we reported on British mountaineer Kenton Cool’s mission to carry one of the 1922 British Everest expedition’s gold medals to the summit. Now, in the midst of London’s thrilling summer of sport, it feels... Read more

Holidays to Burma: What You’ll See on a Phongun Razi Trek

Holidays to Burma: What You’ll See on a Phongun Razi Trek

For many, the Himalaya are synonymous with Nepal, but let’s not forget the other countries that these majestic mountains extend into – there’s so much variety and wonder in the ... Read more