|   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

Why We’re Asking Guests Not to Share Their Pangolin Photos

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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  |   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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