|   About Thomson, Safari

Our Fourth Year as a ‘World’s Best Safari Outfitter’

It’s our fourth year on the “World’s Best Safari Outfitter” list by Travel + Leisure, and we want to thank all our guests who v...

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  |   Wildlife

Safari Animal Calls with the Guides in Tanzania

Lions don’t just roar. And forget what you’ve heard about laughing hyenas. It’s more common for these nocturnal predators to ma...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

A Love Letter to Tanzania

Staffer Kendra recently returned from a Classic Safari. We asked her about the experience, and she summed it up with a letter t...

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  |   Tips

Why You Shouldn’t Bring Drones on Safari in Tanzania

We love panoramic shots and aerial views as much as anyone else, but there’s a good reason we don’t suggest bringing drones on ...

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  |   Landmarks, Wildlife

Fast Facts about the Safari Parks of Tanzania

Did you know Tanzania has more wild animals per square kilometer than any other country in Africa? Nearly 40% of Tanzania’s rou...

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  |   Wildlife

This Trip Visits Some of the ‘Best Places on the Continent’ to Go on Safari

We’ve partnered with two adventure icons to create what might be the perfect safari journey this fall. From Sept. 19 to Sept. 2...

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  |   Wildlife

AWF Senior Vice President Describes ‘One of the Most Spectacular’ Wildlife Experiences

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) Senior Vice President Craig Sholley has a lifetime of wildlife experience. It started with a ...

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  |   Giving Back, Tips

Tanzania Bans Plastic Bags, Thomson Phases Out Plastic Bottles

Following Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and dozens of other countries across the globe, Tanzania is banning single-use plastic bags. W...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Tips

How’d You Get That Shot? Safari Photography Behind the Scenes with Benj Wadsworth

Acacia Branches Photo: Benj Wadsworth Capturing nature’s most awe-inspiring moments takes much more than good luck and a quick ...

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  |   Wildlife

Working to Protect Pangolins

Seeing a pangolin on safari is incredibly rare. There are wildlife guides in Tanzania who have worked decades without seeing on...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

Iowa State Talks Alumni Travel and The Best of Tanzania Safari

The Traveling Cyclones, Iowa State University’s Alumni Association travel program, is venturing on over 50 trips across the glo...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Wildlife

The Rarest Wildlife Sightings from My Safari

Great Migration herds, close-ups of black rhinos, an elephant charging through a pride of lions – sometimes you’re lucky enough...

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  |   Landmarks, Wildlife

Why You Need to Visit Ngorongoro Crater on Safari

Its concentration of wildlife makes it “one of the greatest natural wonders of the planet,” but that’s just one reason it was n...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Tips

How’d You Get That Shot?
Safari Photography Behind the Scenes with Benj Wadsworth

Zebra in wildebeest herd Photo: Benj Wadsworth Capturing nature’s most awe-inspiring moments takes much more than good luck and...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Four River Crossings and an Engagement on Safari

Romantic walks on the beaches of Zanzibar, four Great Migration river crossings and a private dinner in the middle of the Seren...

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  |   Giving Back

Maasai Women Share How COCOBA Changed Their Lives

A group of Maasai women told members of Focus on Tanzanian Communities (FoTZC), Thomson’s partner philanthropic organization, t...

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  |   People, Wildlife

Our Favorite Photos and Videos From 2018

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

A Heritage Trip to East Africa

The Baileys – Nicole, Eric, Amara and Kai – were traveling to East Africa for a very special reason. “The primary and initial p...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Wildlife

The Trip of a Lifetime – with Don Hurzeler

My wife and I are seasoned (that means about 70 years of age), professional adventure photographers who have visited over 100 c...

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  |   Food, Tips

Tents or Lodges: Where to Stay for Your Safari

A room with four walls and conventional plumbing or a canvas tent on the plains? Your safari accommodations impact everything f...

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