Category Archives: Kilimanjaro

Which Route on Kilimanjaro is Best for Me?

Which route is best for you?  It depends on what you are looking for! I want to join a group: If you want to join a group, the best option is the 7-day Machame Route.  We offer group treks 2-4 … Continue reading

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Climb Kilimanjaro for the Innocent Eyes Project 2017

Have you dreamed of climbing Kilimanjaro to watch the sunrise over Africa from the top of the highest free-standing mountain in the world?  In June 2017, you can make a difference in the lives of children and experience Africa on … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP! 6-Day Rongai Trek (Alternate Route)

AWR announces a new route on Kilimanjaro — 6-Day Rongai Trek (Alternate Route).  Our 6-day “alternative” Rongai trek includes a night at super scenic Mawenzi Tarn Hut camp. Soak up the rugged mountain views while camping in the shadow of … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro Marathon 2017 — Dates Announced!

They have announced the date for the next Kilimanjaro Marathon to be held on February 26, 2017.  This event offers a Full marathon Half marathon 5k fun run 16-Day Kilimanjaro Marathon with Safari and Kilimanjaro February 12-27, 2017 This itinerary … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro Halisi Retreat: Comfortable Acclimatization before Climbing Kilimanjaro

It is not uncommon for Kilimanjaro trekkers to be concerned about altitude sickness on Kilimanjaro.  While there is no single way to avoid altitude sickness without medicinal help, one highly-regarded preventative approach is through acclimatization.  Kilimanjaro Halisi Retreat at Machare … Continue reading

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9 Surprises on the Rongai Route

We have a lot of “how-to” and general advice posts for climbing Kilimanjaro on our Blog. But reading an excellent recent post on CNN about Kilimanjaro, I was inspired to write a more humble ode of what surprised me the … Continue reading

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Annular Eclipse over Tanzania – September 1, 2016

For those of you looking for something unique, you should take advantage of the opportunity to view an annular eclipse passing through Tanzania on September 1, 2016 at 12:00pm.  Tanzania is right in the middle of the path of this … Continue reading

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Travel and Make A Difference in 2016

If you want to “travel with a purpose”, Make A Difference is offering two great charity trips this year.  The February Patagonia trip is sold out, so contact us right away if you are interested! Tanzania: Kili, Safari, & Volunteer … Continue reading

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Succeed to the Summit: Advice for Kilimanjaro

When considering Kilimanjaro, I definitely had reservations. I have arthritis and a few other physical issues, I’m only modestly physically fit and maybe most concerning of all, I live in Wisconsin, and like a lot of areas in the world, … Continue reading

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Luxury Kilimanjaro Climb

Our Luxury Kilimanjaro Climb includes: Special Kilimanjaro guide with Wilderness First Responder certification Personal porter for carrying day pack Hyperbaric pressure bag Oxygen Portable toilet Camp shower for groups of 4 or more Large comfortable dining tent Dining chairs with … Continue reading

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