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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!
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.
Catch up on Channel 4 - Yeti: Myth, Man or Beast
During an incredibly remote trek in Bhutan, a Bhutanese guide accompanying Steve spotted some interesting tracks in the snow... read more.
Steve's story and tales of the mysterious Yeti appeared on Channel 4's, Yeti: Myth, Man or Beast, on Sunday, 29th May 2016, at 8pm.
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.
Dale Templar writes for The Daily Telegraph on why now is the time to return to Nepal
In September 2015 travel writer and television producer, Dale Templar, travelled to Nepal with Mountain Kingdoms, with the aim of revealing just how well the country is recovering since the earthquake in April 2015.
Dale followed our Gentle Trekking & Luxury Lodges, Annapurna Foothills itinerary, taking her from Kathmandu and along the scenic trails in the Annapurna region, whilst observing the condition of the trails and facilities en route.
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.
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".
Bhutan’s first international festival featured in The Guardian newspaper
Last month there was a magnitude of excitement as Bhutan hosted its very first annual International Festival. People from all over the world travelled to the remote Himalayan Kingdom to take part in the 10 day celebrations, and we helped organise travel arrangements for Jane Dunford, Travel Editor for The Guardian, to be a part of it. You can read about Jane's experience online on The Guardian.
Trekker of Mountain Kingdoms’ Everest Base Camp trip wins The Guardian’s travel writing competition
We're delighted to hear that Alexei Vink who took part in a trek to Everest Base Camp with Mountain Kingdoms has won The Guardian's travel writing competition.
Alexei's inspirational experience was featured in Saturday's The Guardian newspaper, and can also be read on The Guardian's website.
Hugh Thompson treks the mighty Dolomites
Author and adventurer Hugh Thompson recently strode out on our
circuit trek in Italy’s Dolomite Mountains.
He was blown away by the dramatic scenery, delicious
food and warm welcome waiting for him in the South Tyrol. This mountainous area
in northern Italy retains its own unique traditions, history and language. Hugh
also discovered the role these soaring mountains played
in the First World War.