Guest Reviews

We hear it time and again from guests returning from their treks: “Thomson is clearly the best outfit on the mountain.”  But don’t take our word for it, take theirs!

The starry sky set against Lava Tower made it a magical place.

I was watching The Hobbit and thinking about how one’s adventures don’t start until you walk outside your door. Within minutes I was on the computer booking my trip. I was attracted to Thomson due to their reputation with regard to clients and their relationship with their porters. During the hike I was suffering from a […]

Everything was planned to make us love Tanzania and want to return. It worked, we do!

We were blown away by the work, the care, the attention to detail, the professionalism and the quality of everyone on our crew. From the guides to the porters and everyone else along the way, we couldn’t have been treated better. We couldn’t believe how good the food was, and how much care went into presenting […]

My daughter and I shared an experience we’ll never forget!

Years ago, out of the blue, my daughter told me that she wanted to climb Kilimanjaro with me. Last Christmas I surprised her when I said we were going to climb it in 2015, though I had no idea at the time how I was going to make this happen. I called a friend who’s […]

Because of Thomson’s kindness, care, and support, we truly had the trip of a lifetime!

On June 29th, 12 strangers aged 15 – 75 came from all over the U.S. for a Thomson Safaris trek. We quickly bonded as a group as we were all hoping to experience the trip of a lifetime – a Kilimanjaro summit! Some of the group came for high school graduation gifts and some for […]

I spent spring break climbing Kilimanjaro with my father. I could have stayed in Tanzania forever!

I spent my high school spring break climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro with my father. I was given the incredible opportunity to travel to Africa, and I wanted to do something special. I set up a fundraiser to raise money for a local non-profit, Memphis Child Advocacy Center. The fundraiser was a huge motivator in actually completing […]

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