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Green season in the wildlife rich Ngorongoro Crater

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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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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…

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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…

giraffes at sunset in africa
March 24, 2017

Are Giraffes Endangered? A Closer Look at the Latest Reports

“Giraffes Endangered!” – a phrase that seems to be making headlines these days. In an attempt to raise awareness of the conservation of these incredible creatures, many media outlets are reporting that…

gibbs farm pig
March 6, 2017

Gibb’s Farm’s Newest Addition Will Make You Squeal with Excitement

From its award-winning aesthetics to its unparalleled sustainable farming methods, Gibb’s Farm in Tanzania is one of our favorite places to bring guests. Now, there’s one more reason to fall in love with…

February 23, 2017

5 Things You Can Learn From Nat Geo WILD’s Big Cat Week

When you love animals as much as we do, National Geographic’s Big Cat week is the most wonderful time of the year. This week, Nat Geo flooded the airwaves with content and profiled the big cats we love most.…

February 14, 2017

Honeymooners on Safari: Andrew and Alisa’s Story

We sat down with Thomson Safaris staffer Andrew and his wife Alisa to talk about what it was like to honeymoon in the Serengeti.

February 3, 2017

Thomson Safaris Has Been Nominated!

Cast Your Vote for Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards

We have great news to share! Thomson Safaris has been nominated for Travel + Leisure’s 2017 “World’s Best” Safari Outfitters. We are honored to once again make this list…

great migration of wildebeest
January 26, 2017

When Can You See The Great Migration in Tanzania?

The answer may surprise you!

The Great Migration is an endless movement of millions of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles searching for food and mating partners. It happens all year long, all over Tanzania.

January 24, 2017

Sick of Winter? Here Are 7 Warm Winter Vacation Ideas

The beginning of the year is a popular time to think about your next getaway, especially for people in the colder parts of the world where winter is in full force. If you’re considering planning a trip, or…

December 29, 2016

2016 Roundup: Top 10 Moments at Thomson Safaris

The Thomson Safaris staff took some time looking back at the greatest moments we’ve experienced as a team, and we realized just how eventful 2016 has been for us.

Gifts for the Avid Traveler
December 19, 2016

10 Last-Minute Gifts for the Avid Traveler

It always feels like the holiday season creeps up before you know it and you’re left scrambling to buy last-minute gifts for friends and family. Fortunately, it’s never been easier to buy thoughtful gifts…

December 15, 2016

6 Tips for Being Culturally Sensitive While Traveling

For many, the chance to have meaningful cultural interactions is the highlight of an international trip, and it’s something our guests love most about going on safari in Tanzania.

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