Our most popular Kilimanjaro trek combines the Shira and Lemosho Routes, winding around the southern side of Kilimanjaro. Featured in The New York Times, on CBS News, and on MTV, the Western Approach has a 98% summit success rating with Thomson.LEARN MORE
The most luxurious way to climb Kilimanjaro. Featured in Travel + Leisure, Outside, and Amex Centurion magazines, the added amenities and acclimatization time on the Grand Traverse give you the best chance of summit success.LEARN MORE
If you're ready for an intense physical challenge in an unforgettable setting, choose an Umbwe Route Kilimanjaro climb. It’s the best of the short routes up Kilimanjaro.LEARN MORE
A 7-day Machame Route Kilimanjaro climb is perfect for trekkers on a budget. This popular route features fewer amenities, while still offering the peace of mind you get by choosing Thomson.LEARN MORE
All performance apparel is not created equal. Each layer has a specific function. Find out when and how to use your layers to keep you comfortable on Mt. Kilimanjaro, and get specific brand recommendations from our highly-trained staff!LEARN MORE
I could never have believed what was possible with simple drive and determination.
Words will never be able to explain how beautiful the Roof of Africa is. It is like being in another world altogether–a collision of the moon, the arctic, and a land I’d never known.
We saw many ‘lesser’ trek guides on the mountain. Thomson distinguished themselves in every way.
We were stunned every time our head waiter, Moses, managed to clean up after breakfast, pass us on the trail, and have a nice lunch waiting for us.
We've been committed to Tanzania and its people for over 30 years. That's why Thomson offers porters the best compensation package on Kilimanjaro.LEARN MORE
Our guests are astounded by the food served on the mountain–some say it's better what they get in a restaurant! Cooked by highly-trained chefs, your meals are nutritionally optimized to help you succeedLEARN MORE
Be inspired by stories of what motivated our guest to climb Kilimanjaro and how they achieved their dream of summiting. Just make sure to grab your Kleenex before you start–it's hard not to be moved by these tales of triumph!LEARN MORE