Explore heights others won't
We help adventure-seekers plan and book travel to some of the most popular mountain destinations around the World!
Mountain IQ was founded in 2014 as a humble adventure travel blog. Since then we have grown into a leading adventure travel company.
We specialise in connecting travellers with the best local guides in each destination we service.
Our mission is to provide travellers with amazing adventure experiences that are locally-run, truly sustainable, and culturally immersive.
All our partners are carefully selected based on their superior service delivery, safety standards and responsible travel characteristics.
When you book an adventure with Mountain IQ you can rest assured that your travel experience is supporting locally-run businesses and communities, and helping protect the planet.
Why travel with us
Travel is incredibly rewarding, but too often the impact on our planet is negative, and the trickle-down to local communities inequitable. At Mountain IQ we set out to solve this problem.
We only work with local service providers to ensure your travel experience supports local guides and communities to full effect.
Responsible travel principles underpin everything we do and ensures your adventure leaves a positive footprint.
Our team have completed every adventure we offer. Get impartial and practical insight from real experts.
What our customers say
Just wanted to thank the team at Mountain IQ for their super helpful advice. The trip we booked went smoothly and the local guides were amazing!
It was an absolute pleasure booking through Mountain IQ - seamless every step of the journey, thanks!
After spending 3 years travelling the globe, husband and wife duo Mark and Mila Whitman founded Mountain IQ.
Their mission from day one has been to provide immersive travel adventures that benefit locally-run companies and communities, and that leave a positive impact on people and the planet.
Explore our site
In addition to our incredible tours we also provide detailed destination guides, and comprehensive outdoor gear reviews.
Start planning your next adventure using our destination guides to the major mountain ranges, mountains and hikes.
Stay up-to-date and informed on the best outdoor gear for your next adventure.
Leaving positive footprints!
Sustainable travel is at the center of what we do. We invest 1% of revenues (not profits) in environmental protection projects, more than off-set the carbon impact of our trips through re-wilding and tree planting initiatives, and ensure at least 80% of every $1 we receive benefits local economies.
Invested in environmental protection and conservation
At least 80%
Of every $1 benefits local economies
Of trees planted to more than offset the carbon impact of trips
Our guide websites
We also operate leading online hiking guides
Launched in 2013 our Kilimanjaro guide has been used by over 2 million people.
Everest B.C. Guide
Our Everest base camp trekking guide is one of the most popular Everest resources online.
Machu Picchu Guide
Planning to hike one of the trails in the Cusco region then our Machu Picchu Guide is a must-read.