Dasho Benji Dorji and the Bhutan Society
One of Bhutan’s leading environmentalists, Dasho Benji Dorji, has recorded a fascinating talk for the Bhutan Society of the UK. He established Bhutan’s Royal Society for the Protection of Nature in 1987 and has been a passionate advocate for the preservation of the endangered Black-necked cranes.
February e-newsletter - Your gateway to top destinations for 2019
Explore our selection of popular travel destinations for 2019 * For inspiration read our blog * Read about the experiences Mountain Kingdoms' hold close to their hearts.
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Animal Planet UK reveals the hidden secrets of Gangkar Punsum
In 2017, Mountain Kingdoms MD, Steve Berry, organised and led an expedition into the remote mountains surrounding Gangkar Punsum - the highest unclimbed mountain in the world. Accompanied by an Icon Films film crew and commissioned by Discovery Channel's Animal Planet, Steve's brief was to search for evidence of the Yeti.
August e-newsletter - Bhutan 2019 trek dates and free guidebook offer
Free Cicerone guidebook offer * 2019 Bhutan trek dates released
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Yeti, an Abominable History by Graham Hoyland
If you’re looking for a good book to take away with you on your summer holidays, look no further than Graham Hoyland’s thrilling new read: ‘Yeti – an Abominable History’. Mountaineer, film producer and best-selling author, Graham travelled to Bhutan with our MD, Steve Berry, in 2016, on an expedition to see if they could discover the whereabouts of the yeti!
Gangkar Punsum - Lost Kingdom of the Yeti
In 2017, Mountain Kingdoms MD, Steve Berry, organised and led an expedition into the remote mountains and valleys surrounding Gangkar Punsum in Bhutan. Steve was accompanied by scientist and fellow ‘yeti hunter’, Mark Evans, a crew from Icon Films and a large support team. They were there to make a film for Discovery Channel's Animal Planet and Steve's brief was to search for evidence of the Yeti.
May e-newsletter - Discover the Hidden Secrets of Gangkar Punsum
Animal Planet presents 'The Lost Kingdom of The Yeti' * 2018 Bhutan Treks - Spaces Available * Steve Berry's book 'Straight Up'
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Tailor Made tour to Bhutan in Wanderlust
Award winning travel journalist and author, Martin Symington, travelled to Bhutan with Mountain Kingdoms on a Tailor Made tour in 2016, and you can read all about his experiences in the online edition of Wanderlust.
Happy Birthday to the Dragon Prince
Warmest congratulations to Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, the Dragon Prince of Bhutan, who is celebrating his first birthday on the 5th February. To mark the occasion, his proud parents have released a new photo of their young prince, and doesn’t he look handsome in his little yellow gho.
Highly regarded Bhutanese trek leader and cook travel to the UK
Local tour leaders and trip support crew often become an essential highlight of any adventure holiday, bringing the history and culture of a destination to life. It’s not uncommon, when on trek, to discuss returning your guides hospitality by welcoming them to the UK. On this occasion Mountain Kingdoms and their clients were able to make their local guides’ ambitions come true.