|   Wildlife

What Are the Differences Between a Leopard and a Cheetah?

Have you ever asked yourself, what are the differences between a cheetah and a leopard? Upon first glance, they may look quite ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Food

Tanzanian Food: Carrot Cilantro Soup Recipe

New year, new recipes! Our talented team in Tanzania has a delicious new soup for you to try. From the Serengeti to your dinner...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

A Year Full of Memorable Wildlife, Places and Faces in Tanzania

As we near the end of 2019, the Thomson staff has been reflecting on the year, trading stories from Tanzania and all the magic ...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

How Thomson Stays Devoted to Sustainability

As a tour operator who puts their heart and soul into Tanzania, it’s crucial to share the efforts that Thomson Safaris is putti...

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  |   Tips

10 Holiday Gifts for the Traveler in Your Life

Here at Thomson Safaris, you could say we’re pretty travel obsessed. Whether we’re traveling across the country, or across the ...

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  |   Wildlife

Our Top 10 Instagram Photos of 2019

As 2019 comes to an end and we leap into 2020, we’d like to look back at Thomson Safaris’ most popular Instagram photographs of...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Food

Tanzanian Food: Broccoli Gruyere Soup with Garlic Croutons

As fall turns to winter, warm soup is a necessity to get you through the cold nights. We’ve asked the staff at Thomson Safaris&...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

From Ages 5 to 77, This Is How You Safari With Family

Question: What happens when you bring together a 5-year-old, a 77-year-old, a few lions, a herd of elephants and eight more fam...

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  |   Food

How We’re Reinventing Special Interest Travel

Whether you are a member of a university, museum, studio, club, society or foundation, Thomson Safaris has been creating one-of...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Why Thomson Staffer Andrew is Still Talking About His Tanzanian Adventure

From mountain gorilla trekking in Rwanda to tracking leopards on the golden Serengeti plains, Thomson staffer Andrew Doherty ha...

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  |   Food, Landmarks

Gibb’s Farm: How to Add Serenity to Your Safari

When you think “African safari,” the first thing that comes to mind may not be fine dining and a side of relaxation – but a sta...

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  |   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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