May 29, 2013
Trekkers on longer routes, 9 or 10 days, will have enough acclimatization time under their belt to safely stay at higher elevations, which opens up the opportunity to summit during the day. Select Thomson Safaris Western Approach Route or Thomson Safaris Grand Traverse Route for daytime summit bids.
May 24, 2013
With an incredible amount of its land set aside for conservation, Tanzania boasts the highest concentrations of wildlife and far fewer tourists. See the Big Five! See photos from Thomson Safaris guests in famed parks like Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park.
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 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.