Category Archives: Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Marathon — March 3, 2019

The next Kilimanjaro Marathon will be held on March 3, 2019. You can combine this great event with a Tanzania Safari, climb up Kilimanjaro, relax on Zanzibar, or all three! 15-Day Kilimanjaro Marathon with Safari and Climb Kilimanjaro February 23-March … Continue reading

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Travel Insurance and High Altitudes

For those of our travelers who are planning adventures to high altitude destinations such as Kilimanjaro, The Inca Trail, Everest Base Camp, etc., making sure that your travel insurance will cover you while at or above 15,000 ft is important. … Continue reading

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Make a Difference Group Climbs Kilimanjaro to Help Local Tanzanian Children (August 2018)

Climbing the tallest mountain in Africa is not your average adventure. In fact, it can be life changing. In August 2018, Gina Galdabini of Chicago, IL, Paula Gambina of Redondo Beach, CA, and Joey Villarreal of Los Angeles, CA will … Continue reading

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6 Tips to Prepare for Climbing Kilimanjaro

For many people, climbing Kilimanjaro is one of the hardest things they have done.  Being prepared will increase your chances of summiting, and will just make the hike more enjoyable.  Here are some tips to prepare for climbing Kilimanjaro you … Continue reading

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Full Moon or New Moon for your Kilimanjaro Trek or Tanzania Safari

Summiting on or soon after a full moon is very beautiful and helps illuminate the landscape on summit day on Kilimanjaro without using headlamps.  Nighttime photos on Kilimanjaro and on safari are beautiful with the moon in the sky. However, … Continue reading

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What is the Best Route to Climb Kilimanjaro

Sometimes it is difficult to decide which route to take on Kilimanjaro.  Keep in mind that all the routes on Kilimanjaro are scenic.  There is little wildlife on the mountain except for baboons on the first day trying to steal … Continue reading

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Luxury Kilimanjaro Trek Upgrade — Worth It!

For the ultimate Kilimanjaro climb, add the luxury Kilimanjaro climb upgrade.  Enjoy extra comforts and extra safety equipment.  This can be added to any of our Kilimanjaro treks. Our luxury Kili trekking package upgrade includes: Special Kilimanjaro guide with Wilderness … Continue reading

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2018 Groups for Kilimanjaro Treks & Tanzania Safaris

AWR has just announced the dates for group Kilimanjaro treks and Tanzania safaris for 2018. There are multiple departures each month except for low season. The group treks are offered on the 6-day and 7-day Machame Route and are typically … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro Marathon March 4, 2018

The next Kilimanjaro Marathon will be held on March 4, 2018.  You can combine this great event with a Tanzania Safari, climb up Kilimanjaro, relax on Zanzibar, or all three! 17-Day Kilimanjaro Marathon with Safari and Climb Kilimanjaro February 17-March … Continue reading

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Why AWR is the Best Kilimanjaro Guide Company

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a once in a lifetime vacation, and you want to have the very best experience possible.  Your guide company will be the biggest factor in achieving your goal of climbing Kilimanjaro. These are the main areas to … Continue reading

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