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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

Eastern Bhutan - discover the other side of the Thunder Dragon Kingdom

Eastern Bhutan - discover the other side of the Thunder Dragon Kingdom

Our MD, Steve Berry, has recently returned from travelling extensively in the east of Bhutan and wants to share what a fantastic experience the 'other half' of the Thunder Dragon Kingdom is.... Read more

Steve's adventure in Morocco

Steve's adventure in Morocco

At the end of last year, our MD, Steve Berry, and a group of good friends, travelled to Morocco to try out our new coastal trek. For Steve, this was not only a chance to enjoy some great winter trekking but also to take a nostalgic trip down memory lane. Here's his account of his latest Moroccan adventure.... Read more

Should I travel to Burma (Myanmar)?

By Mountain Kingdoms - 9th May 2019

Should I travel to Burma (Myanmar)?

Burma is a country with a difficult and complex recent history and we are often asked by concerned clients whether it is right or safe for them travel there. Although this is ultimately a personal decision, we hope the information in this blog will help when making a decision.... Read more

Best time to visit the rice terraces of Sapa and Northern Vietnam

By Mountain Kingdoms - 26th April 2019
in Southeast Asia

Best time to visit the rice terraces of Sapa and Northern Vietnam

Considered to be one of the most photogenic sights in the world, the rice terraces around Sapa in Northern Vietnam have been attracting travellers and photographers for many years. ... Read more

A Kit List for the Everest Base Camp Trek

A Kit List for the Everest Base Camp Trek

One of the questions we most commonly get asked from clients who are planning a trek to Everest Base Camp is what do I need to pack? In reply, here's a comprehensive clothing and equipment kit list for the trek, together with some helpful information and advice.... Read more

Sue Lawty's Wild Zanskar Adventure

Sue Lawty's Wild Zanskar Adventure

Back in August 2018, Mountain Kingdoms Trek Leader Sue Lawty led our epic 32 day trek of Wild Zanskar. Here's what she and the members of the group had to say about their truly unforgettable adventure.... Read more

Our tips for the top – how to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

Our tips for the top – how to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

With nine intrepid celebrities preparing to climb Kilimanjaro for the Big Red Nose Challenge, we thought we’d share some tips from our own Kili experts, to help them reach the summit. Mountain Kingdoms team members Seraphina, Harry and Kerry have all made it to the top of Africa’s highest mountain.... Read more

Put a spring in your step - our favourite walking holidays for the springtime

By Mountain Kingdoms - 5th February 2019
in Walking & Trekking

Put a spring in your step - our favourite walking holidays for the springtime

If you've got the winter blues and are craving sunny days and long, languid walks don't despair. Spring is just around the corner. And here are some of our favourite springtime walking and trekking holidays to inspire your holiday planning.... Read more

Our top challenges for 2019

By Mountain Kingdoms - 22nd January 2019
in Travellers' Tales

Our top challenges for 2019

As you enter January and look ahead to the coming months, it’s the perfect time to set new challenges to improve mind, body and spirit. Whether you want to be fitter and healthier, step out your comfort zone, try something completely new or just have more fun there’s no better way to broaden your horizons and achieve new goals than through travel... Read more

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