Photo of the Week

One of many small safari delights: the Southern red bishop

See More

Tanzania on Canvas

Learn about the life and art of Peter Ray Mwasha

Read more

The Big Five

Find out how Africa's fiercest predators made the cut

Read more

Meet Your Guides

Read our interview with superstar guide, Kumbi Salim

Read more

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…

how close can you get to lions on safari
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…

elephants on safari in tanzania
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.

visiting Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania
July 20, 2017

The Five Unforgettable Sensations of My Safari in Tanzania

Thomson staffer Carolyn recounts her safari experience

I’ve spent the last six months describing that beauty to guests on the phone, so I was excited to finally absorb it all firsthand. The golden grasses, endless plains, colorful sunsets – I was prepared to see…

travel + leisure world's best safari outfitter list
July 13, 2017

Thomson Safaris: A Travel + Leisure World’s Best Safari Outfitter

Another year, another hugely exciting placement on Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best list! We’re proud to announce Thomson Safaris’ was voted a “World’s Best Safari Outfitter” by the readers and…

gibbs farm wins travel + leisure world's best safari lodge in africa award
July 13, 2017

Gibb’s Farm Wins T+L’s Best Safari Lodge 2017

Why are we particularly excited about this? Gibb’s Farm is a key component of many of our safari experiences. It’s a special part of our experience, our home and your adventure. This glowing feedback…

July 6, 2017

The Ripple Effect of Clean Water

It feels like just yesterday that Judi Wineland and a group of Thomson Safaris travelers came together to see how they could give back to Tanzania. But the group that became Thomson’s sister philanthropy…

packing for safari
June 22, 2017

How Do You Prepare for a Last-Minute Safari?

Safari and Kilimanjaro consultant Carolyn shares her best tips!

Is preparing for a trip of a lifetime doable in two weeks? Yes! Find out what I did before my safari and what steps you might take in preparation of your trip to Tanzania.

ngorongoro crater has largest mammal population in africa
June 21, 2017

Which African Countries Have Safaris?

A safari is the trip of a lifetime, and dozens of decisions go into making it unforgettable. Perhaps the biggest decision you’ll face when choosing a safari, however, is “Where should I go on safari?”

night time photography in the serengeti
June 7, 2017

How’d You Get That Shot? Safari Photography Behind the Scenes with Andrea Hardy

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?” Professional photographer, Andrea Hardy joins…

Search by topic

Thomson Tweets!


14 Mount Auburn Street - Watertown, MA 02472 - 800-235-0289 - info@thomsonsafaris.com
© 2014 by Thomson Safaris, a Division of Wineland-Thomson Adventures, Inc.