Helga at Uhuru Peak

Dream Big and Stay Positive

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.”

Kilian Jornet climbing Kilimanjaro in record time

Kilimanjaro in Record Breaking Time

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.

Through the Roof movie

Kilimanjaro Documentary Premiere

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.

The Dugers reach the summit

“Words cannot explain how fortunate I feel…”

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…

WaterCan trekkers

“We thank the Thomson Safaris team”

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…

Summit on the Summit trekkers

Summit on the Summit Kilimanjaro Trek Premieres on MTV

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…

Hula Hooping on Mt. Kilimanjaro

Uhuru Hula Hoop Extravaganza

March 2, 2010

Watch this clip of a Thomson Safaris trekker wielding his mighty hula hoop at the summit of Kilimanjaro.

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