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Looking back at an epic journey to K2

Looking back at an epic journey to K2

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

Top 10 Destinations for 2020

By Mountain Kingdoms - 31st December 2019

Top 10 Destinations for 2020

Looking for inspiration for your big adventure this year. Here are our ten most popular destinations, all offering a fabulous variety of cultural and scenic wonders.... Read more

Walking and Trekking with Mountain Kingdoms

By Mountain Kingdoms - 9th October 2019
in Walking & Trekking

Walking and Trekking with Mountain Kingdoms

Holidays are very much about getting away from it all, but for many travellers the traditional sun, sea and sand break is no longer enough. More and more holidaymakers seek activity and adventure on their escape... Read more

Introducing Worldwide Base Camp Treks

By Mountain Kingdoms - 9th September 2019

Introducing Worldwide Base Camp Treks

There are so many incredible base camps to be discovered from the dazzling panorama of ice-caked peaks and hanging glaciers of South Inylchek Base Camp to the awe-inspiring mountain theatre of Annapurna Sanctuary.... Read more

A beginner's guide to Bhutan

By Mountain Kingdoms - 13th June 2019
in The Himalayan Kingdoms

A beginner's guide to Bhutan

As Bhutan travel experts, with a long-held passion for the country, we’ve put together a beginner’s guide to shed some light on this most fascinating Himalayan kingdom. Mountain Kingdoms have been organising cultural tours and walking and trekking holidays to Bhutan for more than 30 years, so we know this beautiful and mysterious country inside out.... Read more

Japan - our top 10 unmissable experiences

By Mountain Kingdoms - 12th June 2019
in Ask an Expert

Japan - our top 10 unmissable experiences

Think about Japan and it's easy to imagine only high-rise, high-tempo cities, bullet trains and cutting-edge technology, but Japan has so much more to offer beyond its 21st century stereotype. ... Read more

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

Best time to trek in Nepal - trekking regions

Best time to trek in Nepal - trekking regions

We have put together a quick guide to the best time to trek in Nepal by trekking region. When planning a trekking holiday in Nepal there are four main seasons to consider: spring, autumn, winter and monsoon (the summer months). Here’s a brief intro to each.... Read more

An interview with April: Travelling the Silk Road

By Mountain Kingdoms - 1st June 2019
in Cultural Experiences

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

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

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