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.

CHECK trekkers on the trail

C.H.E.K Trek Report: Day 2

January 27, 2010

Photo: Phil Chester Today is the second day of the climb for the C.H.E.K Institute trekkers. They are headed out of the rain forest and up to 12,000′  where the landscape will change dramatically; they’ll trek through tall grasses, heather and volcanic rock to their next camp. The weather on Kili is cooperating (they expect a very…

CHEK, CAF, and Overstock support Challenged Athletes Climb Kili

Challenged Athletes Climb Kili

January 21, 2010

..a partnership with the C.H.E.K Institute to lead two challenged athletes, Erica Davis and Tara Butcher, to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. If Erica makes it, she will be the first female paraplegic to reach the summit…

Summit on the Summit trekkers

Summit on the Summit Success!

January 13, 2010

Thomson Safaris was proud to be the official outfitter of the trekking group, Summit on the Summit. We successfully lead activists and celebrities such as Kenna, Jessica Biel, Emile Hirsch and Alexandra Cousteau, amongst others, to Kilimanjaro’s summit…

Katie with Mt. Kilimanjaro

Katie Climbs Again

January 4, 2010

Katie in the Heath Moorland Katie, our Kilimanjaro Coordinator, is off to Mount Kilimanjaro today! She will be climbing the mountain again via the Umbwe Route. We’ll keep you posted on any news we receive from her trek and safari. Good luck, Katie!

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