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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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williekissanga
March 13, 2011

Guide Willie Kissanga Retires

Head guide Willie Kissanga has led thousands of happy Thomson Safaris guests through Tanzania over the past 20+ years. Willie’s dedication and longevity with Thomson Safaris was celebrated at a recent…

MatthiesonJudiFeature
March 3, 2011

Tanzania is the Best Country in Africa!

Thomson Safaris’ owner, Judi Wineland, met Peter Matthiessen, award-winning author of ‘The Tree Where Man Was Born,’ ‘The Snow Leopard,’ and ‘Shadow Country.’

WilddogFeature
February 24, 2011

Wild Dog Sighting in the Serengeti

Along with guests on our Signature Thomson Safari, Bryan was extremely lucky to spot a pack of wild dogs not far from their camp in the Serengeti.

Best Present Ever
February 18, 2011

Best Present Ever

Jane surprises her grandchildren with a safari!

Watch some very excited grandchildren as their grandmother surprises them with a trip to Tanzania with Thomson Safaris.

Jouberts give TED TALK on big cats
February 3, 2011

Nature is Unpredictable

You’ve probably seen the incredible work of conservationists and Emmy award winners, Beverly and Dereck Joubert. In December, the Jouberts spoke at the TED conference in Washington, DC about their adventures…

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January 24, 2011

Celebrating Environmental Initiatives

Environmental responsibility is important to us here at Thomson. You probably already know our safari camps in Tanzania operate with low impact to the environment – even our office in Boston is powered by…

ElliesVidFeature
January 5, 2011

Human and Elephant Bond

Elephants are considered to be one of the most complex mammals on the planet, exhibiting more similarities to humans than you might think. View the documentary trailer, The Last Stand of the African Elephant,…

GuideTrainingFeature
December 15, 2010

Even the Experts Never Tire of Learning

Our guides stay on top of their game by frequently taking advantage of seminars. Thomson guides and mentors are pictured attending a leadership seminar at the Arusha headquarters.

RhinoComparisonFeature
November 19, 2010

Aren’t All Rhinos Grey?

The difference between white and black rhinos

Don’t let the name fool you, rhinos are grey in color, not black or white as their names suggest. Both species are found in sub-Saharan Africa and look similar to one another, but the major difference is the…

NatGeoMigrationFeature
November 8, 2010

Great Migrations on Nat Geo Channel

The wildebeest migration through Tanzania was featured in the first episode of Nat Geo Channel’s series “Great Migrations.” Watch the video clip below shot in the southern Serengeti during the wildebeest…

Run as fast as an ostrich
November 5, 2010

Run as Fast as an Ostrich

New York City marathoners: we hope you run as fast as ostriches! In a recent study, it was found that ostriches are more efficient runners than humans allowing them to maintain speed while running long…

True Size of Africa Map
November 1, 2010

True Size of Africa

It is difficult to comprehend the true size of Africa. Did you know that this massive continent is larger than USA, China, India, Japan and all of Europe combined? The map below illustrates Africa’s…

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