May 22, 2013
Rain can happen anytime on Kilimanjaro, so with this extra protection is key – and the bags become perfect stuff sacks for dirty clothes. Thomson Safaris predeparture specialists can advise you on the best rain proof gear to bring with you to Tanzania.
May 21, 2013
Deb said, “I promised Emily that I will go back to Mt. Kilimanjaro with her when she is ready. And when we return, we will use Thomson Safaris.”
May 16, 2013
Kilimanjaro is just three degrees south of the equator; make sure to wear strong sunscreen every day (lips too), and polarized sunglasses with 100% UV protection.
May 11, 2013
Enjoy the summer weather and hit the trails for some great Kilimanjaro training… simple day hikes will help you get used to trail conditions, break in your boots, adjust to the weight of your daypack, and practice the rest step.
May 5, 2013
How do you dress for weather in the rainforest to the glaciers? Learn to layer! Thomson Safaris staffers have the insider tips to stay warm at night and much more.
May 1, 2013
Thomson Safaris was a founding member of the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project and are the only ones to outfit their porters in professional climbing uniforms. We’ve helped to build 15+ schools through Focus on Tanzanian Communities and would love to take you to see conservation in action and one of the most amazing places on earth, Tanzania.
March 26, 2013
Climbing Kilimanjaro with Thomson Safaris was an absolute pleasure. I couldn’t have wished for a better support team for my ‘7th’ summit! Vanessa O’Brien completed the Seven Summits challenge with Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa and plans on completing the Explorer’s Grand Slam when she reaches the North Pole next month.
October 19, 2012
Dr. Scott Olitsky, who raised money on two Thomson Safaris’ Kilimanjaro treks for HHT asked us to carry 7-year old Molly Dunne’s photo to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro in order to fulfill items off her bucket list.
September 10, 2012
Our group would not have made it to Kilimanjaro’s summit without the Thomson Safaris’ extraordinary team of guides, porters, and camp crew. You could tell they were proud to work for Thomson.
August 13, 2012
Once I started packing for my trek, it was a lot easier than I thought. The Thomson Safaris’ Kilimanjaro Prep Guide was helpful and easy to use. I’m ready to go and really excited! Here’s a list of helpful tips from my colleagues who have already climbed and summited Kili…