|   A Safari Category List, History

Why Visit Tanzania? 15 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about the Country

Tanzania wasn’t a popular tourist destination in 1981 when Thomson Safaris was founded, but owners Judi Wineland and Rick Thoms...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

Sick of Winter? Here Are 7 Warm Winter Vacation Ideas

Look out at the Eastern Serengeti, where the land seems to go on forever. The beginning of the year is a popular time to think ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

Trekking through the Moonscape: My Hike around Ol Doinyo Lengai after the Eruptions

As 2016 comes to a close, we want to take some time to recognize longtime friends of Thomson who have traveled with us years ba...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

An Intrepid Adventure – Hillary’s Trekking Safari

A Tanzania Trekking Safari is an intrepid adventure for travelers hoping to experience Tanzania in a way few ever do. Challengi...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

The Lure of Zanzibar

  What’s the best way to wrap up your Tanzania safari or Kilimanjaro trek? By spending more time in Africa, of course. After an...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

Tanzania vs South Africa Safaris

People ask us all the time: why choose Tanzania for safari? Compared to other East African safari destinations, Tanzania is an ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

Family Reunion: The Chimpanzees of Mahale

Chimpanzee in Gombe Stream National Park Photo: Thomson Safaris guest, Stewart Halperin It’s always good to remember where you ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

Kilimanjaro’s Neighbor: Ol Doinyo Lengai

In Maa, the Maasai language, Kilimanjaro is known as Ol Doinyo Oibor, or “The White Mountain.” But there’s a much more imposing...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

We All Have Ancestors In Tanzania: Oldupai Gorge

In the most immediate sense, most Americans don’t have a Tanzanian heritage. After all, it’s a relatively-small (the population...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

Zanzibar’s House of Wonders

Most people know Zanzibar as an exotic spice island ringed with white-sand beaches (or as the birthplace of Queen’s Freddy Merc...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

True Size of Africa

How big is Africa?  Did you know that this massive continent is larger than USA, China, India, Japan and all of Europe combined...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

Jane Goodall on 50 Years in Gombe

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Jane Goodall’s research in Gombe Stream National Park. See the video below for her thoughts...

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