|   About/By Thomson Staff

Congrats to Rose Ngilisho, First Tanzanian Woman General Manager of Thomson Safaris, LTD!

We’re thrilled to announce that Rose Ngilisho has been named the new General Manager of Thomson Safaris, LTD in Tanzania! Her ...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Putting Down Roots: Why I Work for Thomson Safaris

Lewis with guides Ojukwu and Seph in 2023 In 2011, the summer between my junior and senior year of college was around the corne...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

A Typical Day on Safari (and Why it’s Anything but Typical)

Hi, I’m Halee and I’m a Senior Safari and Kilimanjaro Consultant here at Thomson Safaris! Usually, I’m helping guests like you...

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  |   Food

Tanzanian Food: Sweet Potato and Veggie Curry Soup Recipe

Cooked with care in the Thomson camps kitchens, this guest-favorite curry is a soothing remedy to winter’s chill. A medley of ...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Landmarks / Parks

What is the Perfect Day at Gibb’s Farm?

Condé Nast recently crowned Gibb’s Farm the #1 hotel in East Africa, and Travel + Leisure has twice named it the #1 Safari Lod...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Wildlife

Top 10 Safari Photos and Videos of 2023

From the golden Serengeti plains to the slopes of Kilimanjaro, we received a lion’s share of incredible guest photography in 2...

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  |   Giving Back

A Bed for Every Student: FOTZC’s Mission in Soit Sambu

Children’s laughter echoed through the village of Soit Sambu last October, when board members from the nonprofit organization ...

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  |   Tips

11 Safari Packing Tips Our Team Swear By

Packing for safari often raises a lot of questions–Is this the right type of duffel? What’s the weather like? We hear you. All...

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  |   Landmarks / Parks, Tips

Why We Recommend Driving Safaris in Northern Tanzania

To drive, or not to drive? That is the question! It’s one guests have been asking us for over 40 years as they consider a flyi...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Wish you were here. Wait, you are!

As our bush plane made its way over the Great Rift Valley, memories of this flight from my many other visits to Tanzania flood...

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  |   Tips

How To Book a Last Minute Safari

Planning a last-minute safari can be a thrilling adventure, but it requires quick decision-making and efficient planning. Here...

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  |   Wildlife

QUIZ: Can you guess which animals make these sounds?

On safari, you’ll hear a symphony of brays, chuffs and roars everywhere you go–who knew the call of the wild was such a ruckus...

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  |   Landmarks / Parks, Tips

5 Reasons Your Safari Should Begin in the Eastern Serengeti

Picture this: After a long journey, you’ve arrived at your first camp deep in the savanna. You toss your bag in your tent and ...

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  |   Wildlife

The Little 5: Tanzania’s Smallest Creatures

Tanzania’s Big Five get a lot of love on safari. But what about the little guys? Hidden deep in the sands and grasses are some...

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  |   People, Stories About/From Our Guests

Pro Photographer Wesley Bernard Shares the Advantages of a Photo Safari

Award-winning pro photographer Wesley Bernard’s imagery is nothing short of stellar. On his sixth Thomson safari in May, he pu...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Why a Solo Safari is Anything but Lonely: Thomson Staffer Answers from Experience

Traveling alone can be intimidating, but a lot of Thomson guests take the leap to safari by themselves, and the feedback is ov...

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  |   About Thomson

Travel + Leisure named us a World’s Best Safari Outfitter for the 7th Time!

We’re thrilled to announce that Travel + Leisure readers have named us one of the World’s Best Safari Outfitters for the seven...

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  |   Tips

Nine Questions You Should ask as You Plan Your Safari

Your dream safari is the result of hundreds of decisions you make before ever stepping on a plane. Choices that might seem inc...

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  |   About Thomson

Camp Update from Co-Founder Rick Thomson

Greetings from Tanzania! All spring, we’ve been busy preparing for this season’s safari guests and I wanted to share our lates...

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  |   Landmarks / Parks, Wildlife

Why Tanzania is Thomson’s #1 Choice for Safari

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