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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

Bhutan: the greenest country on the planet

By Charlotte Kawecki - 10th March 2014
in The Himalaya

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Bhutan: the greenest country on the planet

Boasting timeless traditions, unique architecture and stunning Himalayan scenery, it’s not as if you needed another good reason to visit Bhutan, but there is one - Bhutan: the greenest... Read more

Everest Climbers clean up

Everest Climbers clean up

The BBC have announced news that for the 2014 climbing season, starting in April, climbers will have to bring back 8kg of rubbish per person as they descend from the summit.... Read more

A guide to trekking in the Himalaya

By Steve Berry - 11th October 2013
in Ask an Expert, Walking and Trekking

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A guide to trekking in the Himalaya

Cicerone has recently published a new guide – 'Trekking in the Himalaya'. The inspirational guide book describes twenty of the best treks in Nepal, Bhutan, India, Tibet and Pakistan.... Read more

Steve to lead new Zanskar trekking expedition

Steve to lead new Zanskar trekking expedition

This August, Mountain Kingdoms MD, Steve Berry, will be leading a Zanskar trekking expedition, in Ladakh, a remote and spectacular region of India, with the aim of crossing a traditional ... Read more

Love is in the (thin) air!

Love is in the (thin) air!

This spring has seen one marriage and two proposals for Mountain Kingdoms staff and clients.Starting in April, our Operations Assistant, April, married her fiancé, Barry,... Read more

Life At Base Camp: What’s It Like?

Life At Base Camp: What’s It Like?

For those who set out on an Everest Base Camp trekking adventure with Mountain Kingdoms, Base Camp is a fascinating destination at which to spend a day, or even, on some of our treks... Read more

Sherpa Customs and Etiquette

By Charlotte Kawecki - 13th June 2013
in Ask an Expert, The Himalaya

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Sherpa Customs and Etiquette

As regular readers of our blog will know, we've featured a number of different aspects of the fascinating cultures of the Himalaya, from Himalayan festivals to legends... Read more

Everest Base Camp Goes Hi-Tech

Everest Base Camp Goes Hi-Tech

One question that sometimes comes up, for those planning to embark on an Everest Base Camp trekking adventure with Mountain Kingdoms, is: what level of technology is available... Read more

The Monastery: Heart of the Sherpa Community

The Monastery: Heart of the Sherpa Community

It’s often said that travel is more about the journey than the destination, and the rewards of Everest Base Camp trekking certainly include much more than reaching Base Camp itself... Read more

Our Tips For Everest Base Camp Trek First-Timers

Our Tips For Everest Base Camp Trek First-Timers

Taking part in an Everest Base Camp trek is a dream cherished by many an adventurous soul, and one that we at Mountain Kingdoms firmly believe is achievable with with the right attitude and preparation.... Read more

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