Your Personal Kili Planner

All Thomson guests have access to a personal Kili planning expert whose only goal is to ensure you have the best experience possible. All our experts have summited themselves, and will:

  • Talk to you about your current physical fitness, hiking experience, and training regimen
  • Suggest the best route options based on your individual needs and schedule
  • Advise on cutting-edge hiking gear to complete your Kilimanjaro equipment list
  • Plan everything for your trip, from simple to complex itineraries
  • Coordinate the perfect wildlife safari, beach vacation, chimp or gorilla trek, or visit to any of Tanzania’s fabulous national parks as a spectacular finish to your Kili achievement

Rachel Seely

Kilimanjaro Program Manager

A champion swimmer and avid hiker both in the US and abroad (including a trek up Kilimanjaro!), Rachel understands a physical challenge! She helps travelers of any fitness and experience level prepare for the challenges of Kili.

Amy Garwood Czarnecki

Kilimanjaro Trek and Safari Consultant

Trained as a Wilderness First Responder, Amy has extensive wilderness experience and a wealth of knowledge of outdoor equipment and gear. She is an invaluable resource for trekkers preparing to climb Kili!


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