|   About/By Thomson Staff

Why is Conserving Water Important on Safari?

Did you know the average U.S. citizen uses between 80 and 100 gallons of water every day? Our regular routines – showering, doi...

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  |   Flora, Wildlife

7 Photos that Prove the Serengeti is the Most Beautiful Place in the World

Serengeti National Park was recently named one of the 50 “most beautiful places in the world” by Condé Nast. Surprised? We’re n...

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  |   Wildlife

The Facts and Fiction in Discovery Channel’s ‘Serengeti’

Over 3 million viewers have tuned into “Serengeti,” making it the best series debut for the Discovery Channel in the past four ...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Celebrating Willie Hombo’s 38 Years as a Safari Guide

We began taking travelers on safari in Tanzania in 1981, and the very first guide we worked with was a kind, knowledgeable, ent...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Wildlife

15 of Our Favorite Photos from the Hunt’s Photography Safari

Hunt’s Photo Adventures is one of our newest partners. The group is planning its second photo safari after an unforgettable ad...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Wildlife

Special Moments on Safari: Animals at Camp

You see some truly incredible things on safari, and since almost every person at Thomson Safaris has been on safari, we have a ...

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  |   Wildlife

Our New Safaris, Inspired by Rick and Judi’s 30+ Years in Tanzania

Guests often ask how we, personally, would like to safari. To answer that, we went back to our roots and the original idea that...

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  |   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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