Category Archives: Tanzania

Top 7 Mid-Priced Safari Lodges and Tented Camps in Tanzania

If you are looking for a safari price that is “middle of the road”, here are our favorite options.  Remember, you can customize your itinerary and mix-and-match the accommodations on any of our Tanzania safaris. Endoro Lodge This is often … Continue reading

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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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2017 Group Kilimanjaro Treks and Safaris

AWR has just announced the dates for group Kilimanjaro treks and Tanzania safaris for 2017.  There are multiple departures each month except for low season (April, May, and November).  The group safaris are offered 5-day and 7-day itineraries in standard … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Zanzibar Island: August 2016

Staff Members: Robin Paschall & Dean Paschall Travel Dates: August 9-15, 2016 Destinations Visited: Zanzibar Island, Stonetown We have been to Zanzibar several times, and it never disappoints! Activities Stone Town Tour The Stone Town Tour was about 2.5 hours … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Tanzania Safari: August 2016

Staff Members: Robin Paschall & Dean Paschall Travel Dates: August 3-9, 2016 Destinations Visited: Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti This was a great safari itinerary if you have 6 days and want to fly out of the Serengeti.  I would recommend … 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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