|   About Thomson, Safari

Go on a Run Through the Serengeti

Clear your head, stretch your legs and take off through the grass. We’re happy to accommodate running while you’re on safari. T...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

What Animal Would Win a Serengeti Marathon?

You’ve seen the explosive speed of the cheetah. Cruising at a top speed of 70 miles per hour, it’s hard to imagine any animal c...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Food

Tanzanian Food: Pea and Peanut Butter Soup Recipe

Superfood, American staple, “Mother Nature’s vitamin pill” – peanuts have been called a lot of things. One thing we’re certain ...

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  |   Safari, Wildlife

Cubs, Calves and Piglets: It’s Serengeti Calving Season

January through May is the peak of green season in the Serengeti, which means beautiful, lush landscapes, gripping big cat chas...

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  |   About Thomson, About/By Thomson Staff

How You Know You’ve Found the Perfect Safari Buddy

Travel brings people together – family, friends or even just coworkers. Two Thomson Safaris staffers experienced that firsthand...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Tips

How’d You Get That Shot?
Safari Photography Behind the Scenes with Danny Nestor

Leopard – Serengeti, Tanzania Photo: Dan Nestor Capturing nature’s most awe-inspiring moments takes much more than good luck an...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Rwanda Gorilla Trekking – Q&A with Staffer Hillary Camara

Thomson staffer Hillary Camara always wanted to see gorillas in the wild. It was a lifelong dream she wasn’t sure would come tr...

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  |   About Thomson, Safari

Introducing: Our Serengeti Yoga Platforms

Power yoga, hot yoga, paddle board yoga, beer yoga, goat yoga – we’ve been watching yoga fads for a while. We’re ready to make ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Stories About/From Our Guests

Trekking the Great Rift Valley – A Story From Our Guests

Leave your vehicle behind and explore Tanzania’s wonders by foot; our Great Rift Valley Trek has become a favorite among active...

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  |   About Thomson, About/By Thomson Staff

Meet the 2018 Thomson Safaris Advisory Board

  How do you build the ultimate safari experience? Listen to your guests! We believe in continuous improvement, and guests prov...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

From Kili to the Serengeti: Annifreed Reflects on Her Safari

Thomson staffer Annifreed Sinjour traveled from the snowy peak of Kilimanjaro directly to the warm hills of the Serengeti on he...

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  |   History

Switching Gears: A Goodbye to Bedford Trucks

Miles of unrelenting sand, mud, water and rocky dirt trails – that’s what stands between the base in Tanzania and the safari ca...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Our 12 Favorite Memories from 2017

Here are just a few of our favorite moments and big accomplishments from 2017. Hillary Has a Close Encounter with Gorillas Thom...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

10 Last-Minute Gifts that Give Back

  These presents and stocking stuffers aren’t just great gifts for a loved one; they benefit good causes, too! 1. Clothing by T...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

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 s...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Stories About/From Our Guests

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

Grooming Ostrich – Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania Photo: Wesley Bernard Capturing nature’s most awe-inspiring moments takes much m...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

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 seas...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

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

  Tomorrow in the Boston State House, the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture holds a hearing on ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

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...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Stories About/From Our Guests

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

Indian Ocean at night – Zanzibar, Tanzania Photo: JD Armistead Capturing nature’s most awe-inspiring moments takes much more th...

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