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A Bhutanese Royal Visit

By Mountain Kingdoms on 27 Apr 2016
Categories: Bhutan

A Bhutanese Royal Visit

Not long after the recent visit of William and Kate to Bhutan, our MD, Steve Berry, was honoured to welcome a Bhutanese royal visitor to the Cotswolds when Princess Ashi Sonam Choden Dorji came to stay with him and his wife Seraphina.

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Mountain Kingdoms tour leader ‘behind the royal visit’ to Bhutan

By Mountain Kingdoms on 14 Apr 2016
Categories: Bhutan

Mountain Kingdoms tour leader ‘behind the royal visit’ to Bhutan

Michael Rutland, who leads tours in Bhutan for Mountain Kindgoms, has played a significant role in organising the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Himalayan kingdom. In the absence of formal diplomatic arrangements between Bhutan and Britain, Michael’s unique position as Honorary Consul was essential in facilitating the visit.

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Footsteps in the Snow - Steve Berry features on ITV News West

By Mountain Kingdoms on 11 Apr 2016
Categories: Bhutan, MK in the news

Footsteps in the Snow - Steve Berry features on ITV News West

News of the mysterious snow tracks found in Bhutan continue to intrigue many, the latest being those at ITV News West.

There are various possible creatures which may have caused the tracks, one theory being the Yeti.

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Exciting royal announcement - William and Kate to visit Bhutan this year

By Mountain Kingdoms on 04 Apr 2016
Categories: Bhutan, Office news

Exciting royal announcement  - William and Kate to visit Bhutan this year

Next week, Prince William and Kate will fly to India and Bhutan for a seven day visit that will highlight the complexities and contrasts of modern-day India, demonstrate wildlife conservation efforts and reveal the spiritual beauty of the remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan.

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Tales of the Yeti - Steve Berry finds new set of tracks high in the Himalaya

By Mountain Kingdoms on 15 Feb 2016
Categories: Bhutan, Office news

Tales of the Yeti - Steve Berry finds new set of tracks high in the Himalaya

Unidentified tracks have recently been found next to the highest mountain in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.

Our MD, Steve Berry, went back to Gangkar Punsum in October 2015 and came across more fascinating tracks to those discovered in 2014.

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Free use of down jackets & sleeping bags on Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet trekking holidays

By Kirsty Parsons on 21 Jan 2016
Categories: Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet

Free use of down jackets & sleeping bags on Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet trekking holidays

We are now offering the use of a good quality down jacket and 4-season sleeping bag free of charge on all our trekking holidays in Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet *. Not only will they keep you warm and toasty once the sun goes down, but will save on that all important luggage space.

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Bhutan, the country where wealth is measured in happiness

By Mountain Kingdoms on 02 Sep 2015
Categories: Bhutan

Bhutan, the country where wealth is measured in happiness

"Take Bhutan, the tiny Himalayan Kingdom that many years ago adopted a Gross National Happiness index, as an alternative approach to measuring the country's prosperity..."

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Journalist Gabriella Le Breton tells us why 2015 is the year to visit Bhutan

By Mountain Kingdoms on 10 Aug 2015
Categories: Bhutan, MK in the news

Journalist Gabriella Le Breton tells us why 2015 is the year to visit Bhutan

In June 2015 journalist Gabriella Le Breton visited the wonderful Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. Mountain Kingdoms helped to arrange Gabriella’s trip, where upon arrival she explored the must-see sights of Paro, Thimphu and Punakha, all whilst staying in first-rate hotels.

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A royal birthday party in Bhutan

By Mountain Kingdoms on 13 Apr 2015
Categories: Bhutan, Tour, New

A royal birthday party in Bhutan

Join the former king's 60th birthday celebrations in Thimphu this year on our 4th November departure of our Definitive Cultural Tour of Bhutan, the itinerary of which has just been revised in order to witness this special event. 

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Read about our Gentle Walking Bhutan trip featured in The Mail on Sunday

By Mountain Kingdoms on 10 Apr 2015
Categories: Bhutan, Walking & Trekking, MK in the news

Read about our Gentle Walking Bhutan trip featured in The Mail on Sunday

In November 2014, Wendy Driver, Deputy Travel Editor for The Mail on Sunday, set off to explore the fascinating country of Bhutan on our Gentle Walking Bhutan holiday.

It's an experience she is unlikely to forget to "a land of myths and magic - a Shangri-La where, as legend has it, tigers fly through the air and witches reside in ancient forests".

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