Category Archives: Tanzania

Packing for your African Safari

Packing for your safari is fairly easy, but it may not be like packing for other trips, so here are some tips! As a general rule of thumb, plan to dress in layers.  I recommend lightweight hiking pants or zip-off … 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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How to Plan the Perfect Family Tanzania Safari

Tanzania is a great safari destination for families!  Except for the rainy months of April and May, the weather is pretty good all year long.  It is easy to see the animals in the national parks, yet it is a … 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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Reasons to see Africa’s Great Migration

One of the top reasons for traveling to Tanzania and Kenya is the biggest wildlife spectacle on earth: The Great Migration. Although other companies offer “migration safaris,” we can plan the best route to be in the best place at … 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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Top 9 Elite Luxury Safari Lodges and Tented Camps in Tanzania

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge / Ngorongoro Crater Lodge / Serengeti Under Canvas / Klein’s Camp The ultimate safari experience #1!  These lodges offer the very best in luxury.  They can be visited individually, but they are often combined in one … Continue reading

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