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Guide to Trekking to Everest Base Camp - Part 1: Preparation

Guide to Trekking to Everest Base Camp - Part 1: Preparation

A trek to Everest Base Camp is high on many people’s wish list. Whether to enjoy the breathtaking landscapes, savour the iconic history or simply to say ‘I was there’, it remains one of the great objectives for the walking enthusiast. So, if you’re thinking about going, but aren’t sure what it involves, read the first part of our comprehensive guide to the world’s greatest trek.... Read more

An interview with John: Walking in the mid hills of Nepal

An interview with John: Walking in the mid hills of Nepal

In 2015, Mountain Kingdoms General Manager, John, was the lucky member of the team to travel to Nepal to try out a brand new walking holiday in the lesser-visited mid hills region west of Kathmandu. ... Read more

Why William and Kate will find Bhutan such a special place - the royal visit

Why William and Kate will find Bhutan such a special place - the royal visit

Following the exciting news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will pay a debut visit to Bhutan this spring, we thought we’d offer them an insight into what makes the Thunder Dragon Kingdom such a unique and special place to travel to - whether on a royal visit or simply on holiday.... Read more

Trekking the Omani Hajar

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

An interview with Harry: Tour of Vietnam

An interview with Harry: Tour of Vietnam

It’s that time at Mountain Kingdoms when those in the office get to grab their backpacks and leave their desks behind in search of exciting new trips and destinations to feature in our next brochure. Over the coming months many of us will be on recces to find new treks, walks and tours to offer you.... Read more

2014 Photo of the Year - the winner's story

2014 Photo of the Year - the winner's story

We asked Mr Green, the winner of our 2014 Photo of the Year competition, to share with us the story of how he captured the winning image of his Yak of the Year perfectly positioned in front of Ama Dablam. ... Read more

An interview with Harry: Mountain Kingdoms newest summiteer

An interview with Harry: Mountain Kingdoms newest summiteer

Congratulations Harry, just 8 months with Mountain Kingdoms and you’ve become a summiteer! ... Read more

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Get a taste of the wonderful Raj marvels and feel like you’re in the movie ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ on our First Class Tour of Rajasthan holiday.... 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

Steve Berry Returns from Kashmir

Steve Berry Returns from Kashmir

When I was a young boy I used to hear all my father's stories of his expedition to try and make the first ascent of Mount Nun in Kashmir. How as young army officers of the Raj, he and two friends had travelled from Delhi to Srinagar where local dignitaries had loaned them a lorry to get to the road-head, which in 1946 was at Sonamarg. Of how three Sherpas had been employed to join... Read more

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