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Blog - The Himalaya

Happy New Year Nepal

By Mountain Kingdoms - 17th April 2014
in Bhutan, Nepal & Tibet , The Himalaya

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

The Conquest of Everest film

By Jude Limburn - 27th March 2014
in Walking & Trekking , The Himalaya , Walking and Trekking , Everest Base Camp

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

Mountain Kingdoms funds English lessons for Nepalese Sherpas

By Mountain Kingdoms - 13th March 2014
in Bhutan, Nepal & Tibet , The Himalaya

Mountain Kingdoms funds English lessons for Nepalese Sherpas

Mountain Kingdoms donates £1,250 in 2014. The Fifth Guide's Refresher Training Course took place in Nepal at the start of this year. From January 26 to 08 February, twenty five... Read more

Bhutan: the greenest country on the planet

By Mountain Kingdoms - 10th March 2014
in Bhutan, Nepal & Tibet , The Himalaya

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

By Mountain Kingdoms - 4th March 2014
in The Himalaya , Everest Base Camp

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

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?

By Mountain Kingdoms - 27th June 2013
in Ask an Expert , The Himalaya , Everest Base Camp

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, stay the night. But how is it built?... Read more

Sherpa Customs and Etiquette

By Mountain Kingdoms - 13th June 2013
in Bhutan, Nepal & Tibet , Ask an Expert , The Himalaya

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

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