Category Archives: Tanzania

Why Pick AWR for your Tanzania Safari?

When picking a safari company, here are the things to look at: Safari Guides Customize your Itinerary Selection of Accommodations Value for Money Knowledge & Passoin Happy Travelers Responsible Tourism 1) Safari Guides Our guides are professional, experienced, well-trained, certified, … 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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Top 13 Things to do in Zanzibar

Some of our favorite things to do in Zanzibar!  In no particular order — they are all great!  Start with our 4-Day Best of Zanzibar Trip >> 1) Scuba/Snorkeling Arguably the best diving is around Mnemba Island off the northeast … Continue reading

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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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