|   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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  |   Giving Back

Become a Part of a Charitable Project in Tanzania

Our partner philanthropic organization, Focus on Tanzanian Communities, works with people in Tanzania on dozens of projects yea...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

A 16-person Family Safari Explained

She took her first step in Tanzania and knew in an instant the trip would be life-changing. “It was incredible,” Jennifer Zaltm...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Tips

How’d You Get That Shot? Safari Photography Behind the Scenes with Nick Delany

Elephants with a Serengeti Sunrise Photo: Nick Delany Capturing nature’s most awe-inspiring moments takes much more than good l...

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  |   Food, Soup Recipes

Tanzanian Food: Chicken Curry Soup Recipe

As the cold winter weather rolls in, this dish – often considered a holiday staple in Tanzania – will warm you up. By request, ...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

Photos and Stories from a Private Culture and Wildlife Safari

A picture is worth a thousand words, and the story behind a picture is priceless. We sat down with Jason Zucco recently, a tale...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Giving Back

Thomson Safaris Runs for the Elephants

Proceeds go to the Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary and its international partners. This sanctuary is devoted to elephants that hav...

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  |   Landmarks

Our New Victoria Falls and Cape Town Extensions

The pastel facades of Cape Town, the world’s largest waterfall – seeing more of Africa’s incredible wonders just got a little e...

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  |   Tips, Wildlife

When is the ‘Best’ Time to Safari in the Serengeti?

Is there a best time to go to visit the Serengeti? It depends on who you ask. The truth is, most of the year has great weather ...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Wildlife

A Photo Safari From 2 Different Perspectives

The street photographer Garry Winogrand once said, “photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put...

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  |   Wildlife

5 Facts for World Lion Day

The king of the jungle is largely considered the most iconic creature in Africa. It’s the biggest cat on the continent, the Ser...

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  |   Tips, Wildlife

5 Reasons to Take the Serengeti Hot Air Balloon

There’s a generous supply of life-changing moments on the Serengeti plains, but one experience soars above the others in terms ...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Food

Take a Tour With Us Through Camp

The Nyumba Camps are a unique piece of the Thomson Safaris experience. We want to show you why. The best safari camp will do a ...

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  |   Landmarks

Gibb’s Farm Voted ‘Best Safari Lodge in Africa’ Two Years Running

For the second year in a row, Travel + Leisure voted Gibbs Farm the No. 1 Safari Lodge in Africa and one of the top 20 hotels i...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

Some Thoughts for Travelers Considering Thomson

Julia Allen recently returned from a solo Wildlife Safari with us with a stopover in Zanzibar. Now, she has a few things to say...

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  |   Giving Back

23 Schools and Counting: Our Commitment to Tanzania’s Children

Before it was Focus on Tanzanian Communities (FoTZC), our sister nonprofit organization was called Friends of Tanzanian Schools...

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  |   People, Stories About/From Our Guests

Rafiki Explorers: Give Your Kids a Pen Pal and a Life-changing Experience

Our guests have called Tanzania a “living classroom” – not just for the incredible variety of wildlife but because of the touch...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Inaya Zanzibar: The New Shampoo and Conditioner at Camp

If packing for your safari has you feeling tangled up, we have good news! Nyumba camps will now provide our guests with shampoo...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Tips

How’d You Get That Shot?

Juvenile Cheetah – Serengeti, Tanzania Photo: David Kotz Capturing nature’s most awe-inspiring moments takes much more than goo...

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  |   Guest Stories, Wildlife

Our Guests’ Favorite Moments with East Africa’s Wildlife

They came within inches of gorillas, watched the world’s fastest cat chase down its prey and saw the king of the jungle face of...

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