TALK ABOUT HAPPY CAMPERS

HEAR IT STRAIGHT FROM OUR WHOAlumS

 
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"When someone asks how I made it to the summit,

I don’t reply with a litany of gear, or training regimens. I reached the top because of the collective energy and support of the women that I climbed with. They lifted me up when the mountain had beaten me down."

KATHLEEN R.
KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

 
 

"I was surprised how quickly all the girls became so close. I feel like we bonded from day 1 and continued to get closer, as going through something that's challenging like this where you can only rely on each other with no real connection to the outside world (no cell phones) is such a bonding experience."

MEGAN K.
PERU + MACHU PICCHU

 
 
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"I was really
impressed by the organization and how much we got to do and see in 2 weeks in India...

Honestly the entire trip was amazing, it way beyond exceeded my expectations. I have lifetime memories with an incredible group of women in a truly spectacular country. I have never done a group travel trip, but I wanted to travel somewhat solo and put myself in situations that I normally wouldn't. I was hesitant about traveling with a group of all women, and strangers. But I'm so glad I did! Everyone got along really well, and we became a little family during the two weeks we spent together."

SARAH P.
INDIA ADVENTURE

 
 

"We came in strangers and left as family.

A mantra of mine has always been 'It's about the journey, not the destination.' Kilimanjaro made this saying fully true to me. The summit was incredible but it was when I looked back during my descent that I acknowledged my accomplishment. It wasn't the last step up to the summit, my accomplishment was pushing through each and everyday on the mountain, the journey, not the destination."

MEGANNE R.
KILIMANJARO NEW YEAR'S EVE

 
 
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"Bonding over shared dreams and challenges with someone from a different culture is a privilege I will never forget, and her friendship is one for which I am so profoundly grateful...

For me several of my most cherished moments were laughing with and sharing experiences with Cocaya, my tent mate. It was such a privilege and unforgettable experience for me to share a tent with such an incredible Tanzanian woman...One of the things that surprised me was that despite Cocaya's and my very different cultures, upbringings and backgrounds, in many ways we were so very similar."

ASHLEY A.
KILIMANJARO NEW YEAR'S EVE

 
 

"The entire trip was the best experience I have ever had and I am very glad I took this trip. I was pushed further and accomplished more then I even knew I could. I am very grateful that this company exists because it empowered me as a woman and inspired me to take life by the horns and experience life to fullest! This trip taught me to step beyond my comfort zone and really enjoy life and all that it has to offer."

Jessica B.
PERU + MACHU PICCHU

 
 
 

"I left on Christmas Eve a solo traveller and came back with 26 new friends and a new Tanzanian family.

I didn't realize just how healing and rewarding it was going to be. I learnt to not carry unnecessary baggage around with you, both physically, on the mountain and metaphorically! Something I have taken home with and continuing to live by."

SARAH C.
KILIMANJARO NEW YEAR'S EVE

 
 
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"This experience has filled me with gratitude.

I want to complain less, do more and follow my heart. Despite what we see on the news, the world really is filled with love...Never in my wildest dreams would have imagined I could climb one of the seven summits. I just assumed I didn't have what it takes. But I did it- and this has truly changed my life in so many ways. I can do anything!"

LINDSAY A.
KILIMANJARO FULL MOON

 
 

"I really loved our group of women, as that was a big part of what I was looking forward to: New connections with strong, independent, fearless ladies.

This trip did not disappoint in that department, and of course now I feel like I have made some truly lifelong connections. I suppose it's hard not to when you share a life experience of seven days on Kilimanjaro."

LAURA N.
KILIMANJARO FULL MOON HIKE + YOGA

 
 
 

"Our guides kept telling us "pole pole", or "walk slowly" and reminding us that we would get there eventually. I realized that in life as long as you just continue to keep moving forward, in whatever it is you’re doing, you will reach your goal."

NICOLA B.
KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

 
 
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"Kilimanjaro
was for me an awakening experience...

that takes you out of your comfort zone and makes you feel full of life, realizing what is important. It taught me to keep going - that being the biggest lesson, to always keep going no matter what. Eventually, you will reach the summit or wherever it is you are heading towards."

PATRICIA S.
KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

 
 

"The journey rather than the summit in itself, proved to be the most memorable...

Hiking long hours everyday with new and interesting women. There' no shortage of fascinating conversation on the trail, it gives the hikes a great additional dynamic."

Maegen G.
Kilimanjaro International Women’s Day

 
 
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"All of the adventures were amazing!!

Biking in Fussen, seeing Neuschwanstein Castle, paragliding, the beer garden on the mountain in Garmisch, biking through Munich, Oktoberfest! The adventures were great, but having those experiences with such a great group of girls made it even more memorable."

MEGAN K.
BAVARIA + OKTOBERFEST

 
 

"Kilimanjaro is a lesson in positive relativity.

No matter what the obstacle, after successfully summiting the highest peak in Africa, life becomes measured by a favorable comparable. "If I can climb Kili, I can..." The subsequent or noun is ALWAYS conquerable, manageable, doable. This is a really positive life lesson."

Sandy K.
KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

 
 
 

"I went in with the idea that I was there for self discovery and to learn things about myself & my inner strength. I fully intended to do this on my own. Not until I met the girls (Nicole, Kayla and Emilie) did I realize they would be the people to help me find my inner strength that everyone has told me about. Spending the days out on the mountain with these positive, like-minded women made the trip what it was for me." 

MEGAN D.
KILIMANJARO SOLSTICE SUMMIT

 
 
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"I loved being on the mountain and sharing cabins, meals, and lots of encouragement with an awesome group of ladies!

Making it to the summit (and back down alive) was probably the most rewarding experience of my life. We had to work really, really hard for it, but we had a fantastic support group and the support of each other to help us accomplish our goal."

BRITTANY D.
WHOAx MOUNT ELBRUS
 

 
 

"[This group was full of] amazing women that inspired and supported each other every day...a big part of this was owed to Elizabeth our guide from Peruvian Mountain Gods, whose wisdom and physical & spiritual strength pushed us ahead every day. I knew I could get through the cold and the hours, etc. because I could see Elizabeth enduring ahead of me. "

Johana H
PERU ADVENTURE + MACHU PICCHU

 
 
 

"I was surprised at the perseverance and strength of everyone who felt ill and emotionally drained but continued to press on. I admired their will and everyone's kindred spirit on the mountain. It was truly an indescribable feeling and I found out first hand how significant a common goal can bring together people from different cultures and backgrounds."

MICHELLE C
KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY