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Jambo, jambo! Elephant makes a house call!

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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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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…

Camera
December 20, 2012

Top 10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Travelers

Dear Santa, I need gift ideas for travelers! Check out our list of ideas for safari-enthusiasts and Kilimanjaro trekkers. We think these are great holiday gifts!

MovieCommunities
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.

Cheetahs
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.

FarishFeature
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…

WeddingFeature
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…

MigrationFeature
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…

MigrationHippo
September 4, 2012

The Hippo: Forgotten Animal of the Great Migration

Thomson Safaris guest, Keeley Kennahan, had great timing during a migration river crossing – not only did she witness huge herds of wildebeest crossing the Mara River, but she also observed some very unusual…

DawnFeature
July 20, 2012

The Quiet Majesty of Dawn in the Serengeti

We love this video shot by Thomson Safaris’ guest, Mike Ellis, of dawn at our Moru Kopjes nyumba camp in the Serengeti. Watch the video to see what dawn on safari is like!

SoupFeature
June 5, 2012

Soup Recipe from Camp Chef, Herriel

During his visit to the US, Herriel—whose culinary prowess always receives great feedback—shared his carrot and ginger soup recipe and prepared it in the Thomson Safaris “test kitchen.” Watch the video…

TzvisitFeature
May 29, 2012

Karibu (Welcome) to our Tanzanian Staff!

Each spring, four staff members from Thomson Safaris’ Arusha office visits the US for an all-expense paid, two-week trip, courtesy of Rick and Judi.

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