Walking & Trekking News
Sacred Wonders of the World - BBC One’s latest series
BBC1’s beautifully shot new three part series, Sacred Wonders, takes us to some of the world’s most famous landmarks that have been built in the name of religion. Whatever your religious beliefs, it's fair to say these man-made wonders are nothing short of magical.
Here are a few sacred wonders we'd be delighted to take you to.
March e-newsletter - Experience the Himalaya in 2019
Take a look at our recommendations for Himalayan holidays this spring/summer. Still undecided on which Nepal walking and trekking holiday is best for you? we've created regional 'Trekking Guides' - visit our 'Travellers' Tales' blog to read more.
Read our March e-newsletter here for a round up of all of our recent news and offers. If you'd like to receive our new e-newsletter, sign up here.
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.
Read our February e-newsletter here for a round up of all of our recent news and offers. If you'd like to receive our new e-newsletter, sign up here.
Kidasha Charity Trek and Tour, Nepal
Join Kidasha Trustee, Liz Waterman, on one of two life-changing fundraising adventures in Nepal. Trek through remote locations within the Annapurna region, explore the Kathmandu Valley and gain an in-depth insight into the real Nepal whilst walking through untouched villages and uncovering wild and wonderful national parks.
Steve Berry’s book, ‘Straight up’ - add it to your reading list!
Full of tales of high mountain adventures, encounters with bears, escapes from avalanches, summit successes and failures, near death accidents and blossoming romances.
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.
Improvements to our Naar-Phu and the Annapurna Traverse trek
Our fantastic Naar-Phu & the Annapurna Traverse trek has undergone a bit of a refit with the trek now able to make use of the tea houses that recently become available in this beautiful region.
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.
Back to Tibet - two spectacular new holidays
After a period of visa uncertainties the Chinese authorities have simplified access to this ancient centre of Buddhism, allowing Mountain Kingdoms to offer more holidays in Tibet.
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