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November 28, 2017

10 Last-Minute Gifts that Give Back

We’re taking the season of giving to a whole other level.

These presents and stocking stuffers aren’t just great gifts for a loved one; they benefit good causes, too! 1. Clothing by The Elephant Pants Celebrate the giving season with the fanciest pants around. The…

October 27, 2017

Meet the Special Women of the Nyumba Camps

In Tanzania, it’s often challenging for women to find jobs, particularly in industries dominated by men. Safari travel is one such industry. Work in the Serengeti and other parks is often considered “too…

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October 5, 2017

How’d You Get That Shot? Safari Photography Behind the Scenes with Wesley Bernard

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?”
Wesley Bernard joins us today.

October 2, 2017

Massachusetts Ivory Ban Bill – Help us Protect Africa’s Wildlife

Attend the hearing tomorrow – Tuesday October 3 – and call your representative

Tomorrow in the Boston State House, the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture holds a hearing on Bill S.450, An Act Relative to Ivory and Rhino Horn Trafficking. The hearing will be…

October 2, 2017

Your Nyumba Tent

Nyumba is Swahili for home, and we hope you’ll be relaxed and comfortable in the eco-friendly tented camps that are moved seasonally to ensure they are always close to the best wildlife viewing. Designed…

September 11, 2017

5 Reasons Nyumba Camps Create the Ultimate Safari Experience

We were determined to make the perfect Tanzania safari experience more than 35 years ago. Since then, every tiny element of our service has gone under the microscope. We’ve invested incredible effort in…

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September 8, 2017

How’d You Get That Shot? Safari Photography Behind the Scenes with JD Armistead

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?”JD Armistead joins us today.

August 18, 2017

African Rhino Facts – How Much Do You Know?

The rhinoceros is a treasured sight for wildlife lovers. But its small population gives it an elusive and mysterious quality. There are dozens of little-known secrets about Africa’s rare rhinos! Here are…

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August 10, 2017

Safari Lions: How Close Can You Get?

We’re fortunate enough to receive hundreds of pictures of close encounters with Africa’s biggest cat. Each of these shots was taken by a Thomson Safaris guest.

chimpanzee in mahale mountains tanzania
August 1, 2017

How’d You Get That Shot? Safari Photography Behind the Scenes with Pete Rubin

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?” Pete Rubin joins us today.

July 26, 2017

Thomson Tackles Safari Guide Health and Fitness

When Phanuel Saimon, a Head Guide and longtime friend, passed away unexpectedly last year, the guides agreed to start some sort of health and training initiative. Reportedly, few guides took the time to attend…

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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.

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