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What are the top 10 things to do in Bhutan?

By Mountain Kingdoms - 15th February 2018
in The Himalayan Kingdoms

What are the top 10 things to do in Bhutan?

Whether you’re planning on spending a week or a month in Bhutan you’ll not be short of things to do. It may be small, but the Thunder Dragon Kingdom, is packed with no end of possibilities whether you want to tour the cultural sights, explore the towns, discover the countryside or head to the Himalaya on an adventurous trek. Here’s our guide to the top 10 things to do in Bhutan – but we could have made it a top 100!... Read more

Top travel destinations for 2018

By Mountain Kingdoms - 10th January 2018
in Ask an Expert

Top travel destinations for 2018

Find inspiration within our selection of popular travel destinations for 2018.... Read more

Trekking Guide to Wild Nepal

Trekking Guide to Wild Nepal

Step away from the more popular trekking regions of Everest and the Annapurnas, onto the enticing trails of Wild Nepal, and you may find that you have the path all to yourself.... Read more

Trekking Guide to the Annapurna Region

Trekking Guide to the Annapurna Region

Annapurna is a Sanskrit name meaning Goddess of the Harvests which aptly reflects the beautiful, verdant valleys and fertile terraced fields of this glorious trekking region of Nepal. ... Read more

Trekking Regions of Nepal

Trekking Regions of Nepal

Nepal is perhaps the most exciting of the Himalayan nations. It is home to eight of the ten highest mountains in the world, has an attractive, vibrant culture and a friendly, chaotic allure that has made it a favourite destination for travellers and trekkers for many years.... Read more

Top 10 Himalayan Trekking Holidays

Top 10 Himalayan Trekking Holidays

At Mountain Kingdoms, we’re absolutely passionate about the Himalaya. Spanning five countries – India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and Pakistan – the Himalayan range contains nine of the ten highest mountains on the planet as well as thousands of smaller peaks, fertile valleys, sparkling rivers, dramatic glaciers and azure lakes. Alongside the endlessly stunning scenery is a wealth of cultural interest, evidenced by the variety of language, dress, customs and beliefs of the people that call the Himalaya home.... Read more

10 things you should know about the Galapagos Islands

By Mountain Kingdoms - 1st September 2017
in The Americas, The Americas

10 things you should know about the Galapagos Islands

A mesmerising volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, the Galapagos Islands is known as one of the world's leading destinations for wildlife-viewing. Check out our top 10 facts about the unrivalled Galapagos…... Read more

Galapagos holidays with a difference

Galapagos holidays with a difference

Operations Manager, Liz Noakes, travelled to South America last month to experience our Gentle Walking Ecuador & Land Based Galapagos holiday. Here she reflects on her time on the Galapagos and the perspective gained exploring these unique islands on foot... Read more

2016 Photo of the Year Competition

By Mountain Kingdoms - 3rd May 2017

2016 Photo of the Year Competition

What an impressive range of images we had to choose from for our 2016 Photo of the Year Competition. A big thank you to everyone who entered. You truly surpassed yourselves this year with some really wonderful photos of landscapes, people and wildlife from your amazing adventures.... Read more

Mountain Culture: Three Sherpa Festivals

Mountain Culture: Three Sherpa Festivals

Visits to the Himalaya are packed with new and exciting experiences and include chances to immerse yourself into captivating cultures. Experiencing local villages and attending monasteries gives... Read more

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