January 17, 2011
At 78, Helga set a goal to climb Kilimanjaro and became the second-oldest woman ever to reach the top.
She said “It came as a big surprise to me that I am the second oldest woman to successfully have reached the summit. I’m sure it is only thanks to Thomson Safaris’ superb crew.”
October 6, 2010
Trail runner, Kilian Jornet, makes it to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in record breaking time of 7 hours and 14 minutes.
September 30, 2010
Listen to the podcast interview with expedition photographer, Jimmy Chin, about the MTV Kilimanjaro charity climb that included Jessica Biel, Santigold and Kenna.
May 18, 2010
Listen to an exclusive podcast interview with Erica Davis, the first female paraplegic to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro. She and her team reached the “Roof of Africa” in January on a trek with Thomson Safaris.
May 12, 2010
Last weekend, Through the Roof, a documentary about the first female paraplegic to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro, premiered in Carlsbad, California. The film received great reviews as well as a standing ovation. Thomson Safaris was the official tour operator of this inspiring trek.
March 17, 2010
This trip was cooked up by my dad who has wanted to summit Kilimanjaro and go on a safari for as long as he can remember. He painstakingly planned this entire trip so it would be a trip of a lifetime for everyone. Every detail was thought out. However, life threw him a curve ball…
March 17, 2010
Thomson Safaris was the official tour operator for WaterCan’s inaugural Kilimanjaro climb, which saw 22 adventurous Canadians summit Mt. Kilimanjaro to bring vital attention to the global water and sanitation crisis. We were greatly impressed by the quality of the experience that Thomson Safaris offered our climbing team – the guides were well-informed, personable…
March 15, 2010
Did you catch the MTV’s Summit on the Summit: Kilimanjaro last night? It was an hour and half special featuring the trek where Thomson Safaris led celebrities and activists up Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness for the global clean water crisis…
March 2, 2010
Watch this clip of a Thomson Safaris trekker wielding his mighty hula hoop at the summit of Kilimanjaro.
February 9, 2010
Photos from the inspiring trek – the first female paraplegic to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro led by Thomson Safaris.