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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

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

The Burmese Himalaya: Some Facts

The Burmese Himalaya: Some Facts

If you travel to Burma with Mountain Kingdoms, you will see that the country's northern most mountains offer a wondrous landscape to explore; with scenery and culture that is different to the rest of the country. Part of the... 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

The Sherpa Culture Museum, Namche Bazaar

The Sherpa Culture Museum, Namche Bazaar

Here on the Mountain Kingdoms blog, we like to share knowledge about the cultures of the Himalayan region so that those who set off on one of our treks – whether to Everest Base Camp or any of our other destinations... Read more

Culture On Your Tailor Made Holiday, Bhutan: Tigers Nest Monastery

Culture On Your Tailor Made Holiday, Bhutan: Tigers Nest Monastery

A land as beautiful as it is mysterious, Bhutan holds some of the world’s finest and most unspoilt trekking country, making it perfect for adventure lovers. If you’ve got a yearning to visit, whether on one of our group holidays... Read more

A Different Way To Everest Base Camp: Three High Passes

A Different Way To Everest Base Camp: Three High Passes

A trek to Everest Base Camp is an experience with no equal, whichever approach you take to the legendary campsite. The most popular route, followed by thousands every year, goes from Lukla to the colourful Sherpa village... Read more

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