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The baobab: Africa's "tree of life"

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Tanzania on Canvas

Learn about the life and art of Peter Ray Mwasha

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The Big Five

Find out how Africa's fiercest predators made the cut

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Read our interview with superstar guide, Kumbi Salim

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elephants on safari in tanzania
July 24, 2017

Safari Experts Rate Tanzania ‘Best Safari Country in Africa’

For the second time, Tanzania took the title of Best Safari Country in Africa by a panel of experts and over 2,500 other reviewers.

visiting Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania
July 20, 2017

The Five Unforgettable Sensations of My Safari in Tanzania

Thomson staffer Carolyn recounts her safari experience

I’ve spent the last six months describing that beauty to guests on the phone, so I was excited to finally absorb it all firsthand. The golden grasses, endless plains, colorful sunsets – I was prepared to see…

travel + leisure world's best safari outfitter list
July 13, 2017

Thomson Safaris: A Travel + Leisure World’s Best Safari Outfitter

Another year, another hugely exciting placement on Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best list! We’re proud to announce Thomson Safaris’ was voted a “World’s Best Safari Outfitter” by the readers and…

gibbs farm wins travel + leisure world's best safari lodge in africa award
July 13, 2017

Gibb’s Farm Wins T+L’s Best Safari Lodge 2017

Why are we particularly excited about this? Gibb’s Farm is a key component of many of our safari experiences. It’s a special part of our experience, our home and your adventure. This glowing feedback…

July 6, 2017

The Ripple Effect of Clean Water

It feels like just yesterday that Judi Wineland and a group of Thomson Safaris travelers came together to see how they could give back to Tanzania. But the group that became Thomson’s sister philanthropy…

packing for safari
June 22, 2017

How Do You Prepare for a Last-Minute Safari?

Safari and Kilimanjaro consultant Carolyn shares her best tips!

Is preparing for a trip of a lifetime doable in two weeks? Yes! Find out what I did before my safari and what steps you might take in preparation of your trip to Tanzania.

ngorongoro crater has largest mammal population in africa
June 21, 2017

Which African Countries Have Safaris?

A safari is the trip of a lifetime, and dozens of decisions go into making it unforgettable. Perhaps the biggest decision you’ll face when choosing a safari, however, is “Where should I go on safari?”

night time photography in the serengeti
June 7, 2017

How’d You Get That Shot? Safari Photography Behind the Scenes with Andrea Hardy

A safari photography Q&A series that goes behind the lens

In this ongoing series, our most avid photographers share some of the secrets behind the stunning images that make us all wonder “How’d you get that shot?” Professional photographer, Andrea Hardy joins…

day in the life on safari
May 11, 2017

A Day in the Life on Safari

Watch 24 Hours of Safari Footage in Less than 2 Minutes

What’s a day in the life on safari like? For Thomson Safaris travelers, it’s pretty great. Guests stay in exclusive Thomson Nyumba Camps that are situated in the middle of all the action – so they always…

May 9, 2017

Why Visit Tanzania? 15 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about the Country

Why should you visit Tanzania? Here’s what makes the country the ultimate bucket list destination.

April 20, 2017

8 Big and Small Ways to Minimize Your Carbon Footprint

In Tanzania and at our office in Boston, we work hard to minimize our carbon footprint, and we encourage you to do the same! You may be surprised to learn that there are ways to live more sustainably that…

save water
April 14, 2017

How Does Thomson Safaris Save Water?

How the Thomson Nyumba Camps’ eco-friendly design drastically reduces water waste

You’ve heard the term “carbon footprint,” but did you know there’s such thing as a “water footprint?” It refers to the total volume of freshwater that’s used to produce the goods and services…

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