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Featured Trek: Manaslu Circuit, Nepal, with Mountain Kingdoms

4th July 2016 | 0 comments

This ‘featured trek’ from Mountain Kingdoms is a distinctive and improved version of the classic Manaslu Circuit.  Staying in teahouses, this strenuous trek is an excellent alternative to the Annapurna Circuit, with spectacular scenery from beginning to end. The high point and a highlight of this trek is Larkya La (5,134m), a dramatic mountain pass with sensational views. This well-considered …

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Featured Trek: Guided Mont Blanc Walk

20th May 2016 | 0 comments

  The historic Tour du Mont Blanc is easily one of the most spectacular walks of the world. Brimming with incredible vistas from high mountain passes, lush valleys and highway sized glaciers, alpine scenery does not get much better than this. Joining an international group led by a bilingual mountain guide, the emphasis is on full immersion into the sublime …

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Featured Trek: Druk Path Trek, Bhutan

18th May 2016 | 0 comments

The Druk Path Trek is the perfect two-week holiday to Bhutan combining an excellent short trek with the chance to experience the fascinating culture, people and places of the Thunder Dragon Kingdom. The Druk Path trek takes in the most varied and beautiful sections of an ancient trail through the high mountains from Paro to Thimphu. Highlights include sacred lakes teeming …

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Featured trek: Annapurna Sanctuary Trek

14th April 2016 | 0 comments

Annapurna Sanctuary remains one of the most spectacular treks in the Himalaya, and Mountain Kingdoms’ well-planned trek ensures you enjoy the best route, services and acclimatisation. Following a scenic river gorge, your trail ascends gradually over several days through bamboo forests and pretty terraced villages until reaching the Sanctuary – a hidden amphitheatre of towering Himalayan peaks including the awesome …

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Featured Trek: Mt Kenya – Round The Peaks

12th April 2016 | 0 comments

This ‘Round the Peaks’ trek on Mount Kenya is arguably one of the most beautiful expeditions in the mountains of East Africa. The 7 day trek will take you to the summit of Point Lenana at 4985m (the third highest point) and continue around the base of the majestic peaks of Nelion and Batian. The ascent of the mountain is …

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Featured Trek: Kakadu National Park, Australia

11th February 2016 | 0 comments

Australia Walking Holidays’ Kakadu Walking Adventure will take you through the World Heritage Kakadu National Park in Australia’s Top End. Get away from the crowds on our active, walking based itinerary, which includes a spectacular wildlife spotting cruise on the Yellow Waters. Waterfalls tumble from the red cliffs off escarpment into shady pools; tranquil wetlands teem with animal and birdlife, …

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Featured Trek: Classic Everest Base Camp Trek

10th February 2016 | 0 comments

Return to Nepal with Mountain Kingdoms on their classic Everest Base Camp Trek. The thrill of Everest enticements like-minded trekkers from all across the globe to trek along the best-known trail in the Himalayas – and this Everest Base Camp Trek is a once in a lifetime opportunity to stand in the shadow of the tallest mountain in the world. …

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Featured Trek: Simien Mountains Trek & Ras Dashen

5th January 2016 | 0 comments

Trek through stunning scenery, remote villages and rich wildlife in the Simien Mountains National Park in northern Ethiopia, and summit Ras Dashen, Ethiopia’s impressive highest mountain, 4,550m.   Excellent acclimatisation practices are built into the trek, to maximise success and the ultimate trekking experience. Packed with endemic wildlife including the gelada baboon, Walia ibex and Simien fox, a wealth of …

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Featured Trek: Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar

16th December 2015 | 0 comments

The World Expeditions trek to the base of Mount Everest will surpass your expectations. In true expedition style you ascend with professional guides, crew and porters as we trek to the base of the world’s highest mountain. Our carefully devised itinerary reflects our proven track record and our trail leads through the famous villages of Namche and Khumjung. We also …

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Featured Trek: Mt Elbrus

15th December 2015 | 0 comments

Conquer the highest mountain on the European continent next summer with Elbrus specialists Adventure Alternative! As Russia’s contribution to the Seven Summits, Mount Elbrus is 5642m and is a challenging, yet rewarding climb. Standing between the great masses of Europe and Asia, Mount Elbrus is dynamic both in region and terrain. We run 11 or 12 days climbs following the …