KILIMANJARO

First Timer’s Guide to Climbing Kilimanjaro

First Timer’s Guide to Climbing Kilimanjaro

We all need a shot of adrenalin at some point in our lives and we suggest that shot is time spent in primal nature on an adventure travel journey. Many folks are instinctively drawn to such an adventure, but…

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PATAGONIA

Patagonia’s Big Five

Patagonia’s Big Five

Most people go to Torres Del Paine National Park to see its spectacular throne like spires. As world class as these mountains are, there is more for wilderness adventurers. Patagonia’s Big Five wildlife list while not as spectacular as Africa’s is also special…

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EVEREST BASE CAMP

Your First Trek in Nepal

Your First Trek in Nepal

If you have never traveled outside your country, here’s a suggestion. Nepal was Hillary’s catalyst for a life of exploration and it could be yours as well…

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MONGOLIA

Mongolia: A Mind-blowing Adventure

Mongolia: A Mind-blowing Adventure

Most people’s first trip abroad is to Mexico or London or maybe even Thailand. All reasonable and worthwhile, but making your first trip abroad to Mongolia pushes the boundaries of your travel tolerance, curiosity and…

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PERU

Aging and Altitude

Aging and Altitude

There may be a silver lining in that gray hair atop your balding head. People in their 50’s and older may be able to handle high altitude better than people half their age…

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TUSKER ALUMNI

Celebrating the New Year with the Tusker Kilimanjaro Team

Celebrating the New Year with the Tusker Kilimanjaro Team

It was truly special to be at the top of the world before ringing in 2018! Our Tusker guides Eliakimu, Pastori, and Urio were incredible! We were all amazed by the depth of their training and customer service skills…

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TRAVEL

A Short History of Trekking Guides

A Short History of Trekking Guides

Hire wisely because not all guides have the requisite chops to help you deal with altitude sickness atop Kilimanjaro or Delhi Belly at Everest Base Camp or a river crossing on the Mongolian steppe. Generally, the quality of guides, while improving, is still all over the map…

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Tusker Geografica

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