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Japan - our top 10 unmissable experiences

By Mountain Kingdoms - 12th June 2019
in Ask an Expert

Japan - our top 10 unmissable experiences

Think about Japan and it's easy to imagine only high-rise, high-tempo cities, bullet trains and cutting-edge technology, but Japan has so much more to offer beyond its 21st century stereotype. ... Read more

Ladakh Festivals - Hemis and Dak Thok

Ladakh Festivals - Hemis and Dak Thok

From the stunning mountainous landscape to the vibrant local culture, Ladakh is a truly memorable place, and a walking or trekking holiday or cultural tour is the ideal way to experience this beautiful corner of the Himalaya in depth.... Read more

Best time to trek in Nepal - trekking regions

Best time to trek in Nepal - trekking regions

We have put together a quick guide to the best time to trek in Nepal by trekking region. When planning a trekking holiday in Nepal there are four main seasons to consider: spring, autumn, winter and monsoon (the summer months). Here’s a brief intro to each.... Read more

An interview with April: Travelling the Silk Road

By Mountain Kingdoms - 1st June 2019
in Cultural Experiences

An interview with April: Travelling the Silk Road

Our Flights Manager, April, travelled to Central Asia to join one of our groups in Uzbekistan on our Silk Road to Samarkand tour. Here’s what she had to say about her fascinating experience. ... Read more

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

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