The Jambo Song is sung by your guides and porters after a successful trek, it’s an exuberant, joyful song, accompanied by clapping and the voices of the entire crew. But if you knew what it meant, you might realize it’s not ALL sunshine and smiles…
All performance apparel is not the same – each layer has a specific function. Find out when and how to use your layers to keep you comfortable on Kili. Our staff weighs in with specific brand recommendations, too!
Guests planning to trek Kili often ask us what they should do to train. No matter what your fitness level, Kilimanjaro offers specific challenges, and we strongly recommend people train specifically to meet them. We always tell them that since they can’t train for the most difficult element they’ll face on Kili, the altitude, but […]
I did extensive research and I was not let down. Thomson has excellent credibility and reputation among the industry. I came across some other outfits on the mountain that I thanked the Lord I was not climbing with. No question I would tell anyone looking for the right trekking company, you are the only way to go. –Dennis Newton, Western Approach Route
We had a fantastic experience and were continually grateful to have the Thomson Safari guides and porters leading the way. The accommodations and food were also great. Our porters made us comfortable and always aimed to please. The staff did a good job ensuring my gluten-free diet was safe. –Lindsey G, Western Approach Route
We’ve been sending travelers to Tanzania for over 30 years; our Kilimanjaro team eats, sleeps, and breathes Kili. We’re excited to share training tips, gear recommendations and more on our trekking blog.