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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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The Himalaya Articles

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

By Kirsty Parsons - 14th January 2016
in The Himalaya

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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

By Kirsty Parsons - 12th January 2016
in The Himalaya

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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... 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

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

By Steve Berry - 10th September 2014
in Walking and Trekking, The Himalaya

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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 ... Read more

Trekking in Nepal

By Mountain Kingdoms - 03rd September 2014
in Walking and Trekking, The Himalaya

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Trekking in Nepal

Few places can compete with a record-breaking attraction like Mount Everest, but Nepal can. There is actually so much more to trekking here than taking on the world’s highest mountain. Everest may dominate the minds... Read more

The Trek of a Lifetime

By Mountain Kingdoms - 03rd September 2014
in Everest Base Camp, Ask an Expert

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The Trek of a Lifetime

Few people will ever make it to the summit of the world’s highest mountain, but the sheer scale of Everest makes a trek to base camp an adventure in itself. There is something enthralling about Mount Everest that cannot... Read more

Happy New Year Nepal

By Mountain Kingdoms - 17th April 2014
in The Himalaya

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Happy New Year Nepal

This week marked the start of a new year for Nepal as the country welcomed in the year 2072 with celebrations and a new commitment to the environment.  ... 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