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Tanzania's gentle giant

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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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Meet Your Guides

Read our interview with superstar guide, Kumbi Salim

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Thomson Safaris Socially Responsible and Green Travel Tips
May 15, 2013

Thomson Safaris Green and Socially Responsible Travel Tips

Thomson Safaris provides 11 travel tips for safari to Tanzania. Tips help you maintain an eco-friendly and responsible path to enhance your enjoyment and to ensure future generations enjoy their Tanzania…

Welcome dinner for our Tanzanian friends visiting from Arusha
May 9, 2013

Karibu to our Tanzanian Friends! Staff from Arusha Visit the US

Each spring, Thomson Safaris staffers reunite with friends from the Arusha office who get an all-expense paid, two-week visit to the US, courtesy of Rick and Judi. It is such a treat to reciprocate the…

April 10, 2013

Volunteering at FAME Health Clinic in Tanzania: Kathy Gaines, RN and Thomson guest, shares her story

While on safari three years ago, I delivered a young Maasai woman’s infant in the back of a Land Rover. Obviously, this was not a planned event on my safari itinerary! I just happened to be in the area and…

March 6, 2013

When is the Best Time to See The Great Migration? Three Perspectives on One Phenomenon.

When is the best time to see the Great Migration? Since the giant herds consisting of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle are constantly on the move in a year-round circuit, there really isn’t one definitive…

February 25, 2013

Thomson Safaris has a New Look!

We are excited to share the launch of our new website with you! Visit our site and escape to Tanzania via photographs and videos from our safari and Kilimanjaro guests. Enjoy the site’s new features including…

Maasai celebrate with Thomson Safaris and FoTZC
February 5, 2013

Nainokanoka Village Celebrates Efforts of Thomson Safaris & FoTZC to Improve Education for Community

Maasai songs reverberated through the hills of Ngorongoro from the village of Nainokanoka during a recent celebration for the completion of teachers’ housing built by Thomson Safaris and Focus on Tanzanian…

Thomson Safaris Guest Teaches Maasai to Beatbox
January 23, 2013

Beatboxing with the Maasai

Thomson guest and talented beatboxer, Ben Mirin, shared a special cultural exchange with the Maasai during his safari earlier this month. The Maasai taught him their ceremonial dance and Ben introduced them to…

December 17, 2012

New Film Release: Supporting Tanzanian Communities

Watch this new film to learn about projects and communities we are proudly supporting in Tanzania including womens empowerment and wildlife conservation at Enashiva.

December 6, 2012

What Makes a Cheetah So Fast?

Cheetahs have been clocked at close to 70mph. Watch this film using specialized cameras to capture the beauty and the form of the cheetah’s anatomy, making the cheetah the fastest land animal on the planet.

November 14, 2012

Farewell to Our Dear Friend, Farish Jenkins

Distinguished palaeontologist, Harvard professor and long-time friend of Thomson Safaris, Dr. Farish Jenkins passed away this week. It is a great loss to the many people he touched and inspired over the course…

November 12, 2012

Guests Renew Vows in a Traditional Maasai Wedding Ceremony

I was so blown away with my husband conceiving of this Maasai wedding vow renewal idea and planning every last detail, and pulling it off without a hitch. I am also so appreciative of the Thomson Safaris staff…

October 6, 2012

Migration Update: Wildebeests Cross Mara River Early

Many of our guests are returning from Tanzania now after witnessing this year’s early river crossing. This video was shot by Thomson Safaris’ guest, Keeley Keenahan, and shows the organized chaos of a…

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