Classic African Safaris

Male Lion in Tanzania

Thomson's Signature African Safari

Tried and True

Our favorite African Safari offers the "best of" wildlife viewing, accommodations and activities.  Some highlights...

  • Wildlife-viewing by vehicle and on foot
  • Full days out in the bush 
  • Handpicked accommodations in camps & lodges
  • Wilderness hikes and village visits
  • A glimpse into Maasai culture

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$7,490
per adult
14 days
11 nights

Thomson's Ultimate Safari

SEE IT ALL

You want to make the absolute most of your visit to Tanzania, which means choosing our biggest, most luxurious departure:

  • Visit all of Tanzania’s top parks
  • Stay at an exclusive private nature refuge
  • Enjoy 3 nights at luxury eco-resort Gibb’s Farm
  • Interact with Maasai culture first hand
  • Unwind with sundowners in hand
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$8,590
per adult
15 days
12 nights
Cheetah resting on tree in Serengeti Tazania

Wildlife Safari in Tanzania

The Best of Tanzania

Hit all the high points on this shorter wildlife safari adventure. Stay focused on the wildlife during intense days exploring and sleeping in the bush.

  • Stay in eco-friendly bush camps 
  • Spend full days out on the plains
  • Feel utterly immersed in the safari experience
  • Check off your sightings each day
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$5,990
per adult
12 days
9 nights
three giraffes in Tanzania

Highlights of Tanzania Safari

Hitting the High Points

See some of the best of Africa on our safari to Tanzania. On this shorter safari, you'll experience world-class wildlife viewing that is balanced by intimate, authentic interactions with some of Tanzania’s 120+ cultural groups.

  • Enjoy a night wilderness drive
  • Get out on foot on guided hikes
  • Experience multiple cultures up-close
  • Great for travelers on a budget or with less travel time
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$4,690
per adult
10 days
7 nights
Elephant in Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania

A Taste of the Wild with Chef Jody Adams

A safari with a culinary twist

Join acclaimed Chef Jody Adams on a safari that blends wildlife viewing and exciting culinary experiences. You’ll “rough it” in kitchens unlike anything you’ll see in the western world, develop skills chefs spend a lifetime learning, and experience the fascinating cultures of Tanzania!

  • Camp chefs demonstrate Tanzanian recipes
  • Cook a meal with chef Jody Adams
  • Spectacular wildlife viewing in the Serengeti
  • Farm-to-table dining experiences at Gibb’s Farm 
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$8,990
per adult
12 days
9 nights
trekking the Great Rift Valley in Tanzania

Tanzania Trekking Safari

Off the Beaten Trail

On our Trek Safaris, you'll journey off the well-trodden path on a more active wildlife viewing safari.  You'll cover Tanzania's most wildlife-rich parks and also...

  • Explore a private nature reserve on foot
  • Learn wildlife tracking techniques
  • Trek into the Great Rift Valley
  • Hike to hidden waterfalls
  • Visit the shores of Lake Natron

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$7,690
per adult
14 days
11 nights
Zeal of Zebras in Tanzania

Photography Safaris

Calling Photographers of All Levels

Travel through the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and more with a professional photographer and expert wildlife guide. On our photography safaris, you will:

  • Capture stunning shots and hone your skills
  • Attend informal lessons and critiques
  • A photo-tent with generator at each camp
  • Max 3-passengers per "stretch" Land Rover
  • Non-photographer companions are welcome! 

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$7,990
per adult
12 days
9 nights
Cheetah resting on tree in Serengeti Tanzania

North & South Safari

Complete Tanzania

After taking in northern Tanzania's highlights, head south to Ruaha National Park, the largest and least explored park in Africa. 

  • See TZ's full scope of landscapes & wildlife
  • Take 3 scenic bush flights 
  • Learn the art of tracking from the pros
  • Stay in both bush camps and lodges
  • Travel in open-sided vehicles in Ruaha

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$9,390
per adult
14 days
11 nights
Chimpanzee in Mahale National Park

In the Footsteps of Mankind

FROM CHIMPS TO MODERN MAN

On this Wildlife Safari, you'll see Tanzania as it was when our ancestors walked the plains. Learn the story of modern mankind's origins in East Africa:

  • Track the largest group of free ranging chimps
  • Tanzania's best wildlife viewing experiences
  • Cultural and historical context from your guide
  • Meet one of the last hunter-gatherer tribes
  • Exceptional accommodations in pristine settings


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$13,490
per adult
15 days
12 nights
maasai women in tanzania on safari

Exploring Tanzania: Women to Women

The Female Face of Tanzania

On this cultural safari, you'll learn more about the everyday life of women in Tanzania on an itinerary that balances wildlife viewing with authentic cultural interactions with women from all walks of life.

  • A Tanzanian host serves as cultural liaison
  • Meet with a locally-run microfinance group
  • Visit traditional tribal settlements
  • Round out your trip with wildlife viewing
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$7,990
per adult
14 days
11 nights
Maasai Woman in Tanzania

Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural Safari

Tanzania's Treasures

This wildlife safari is the perfect blend of wildlife viewing and cultural immersion. Explore northern Tanzania's wildlife rich parks and...

  • Get to know the people of Tanzania
  • Visit a school and explore a market
  • Sample local cuisine
  • Learn a little Swahili
  • Meet our Maasai friends 
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$7,390
per adult
14 days
11 nights

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