|   Stories About/From Our Guests

Safari During COVID? Here’s What to Expect

Tanzania remains open for international safari travel while we wait for the decline of COVID-19. What does this mean for you? W...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Traveling during a Pandemic

Thomson Co-founder Judi Wineland (right) on the Salmon River with another traveler As we plan for life after the pandemic, one ...Thomson Co-founder Judi Wineland (right) on the Salmon River with another traveler As we plan for life after the pandemic, one ...My friends were saying, “Does she really want to get on a plane?” But I probably felt safer on the plane than I do going grocer...My friends were saying, “Does she really want to get on a plane?” But I probably felt safer on the plane than I do going grocer...What would you tell someone who is hoping to travel in the next year? Traveling is a personal decision, we get that. But if you...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Wildlife

Behind the Scenes of the Greatest Show on Earth

It’s September, and here at Thomson Safaris that means something very important: it’s River Crossing season! And just because t... or start planning a custom adventure!

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

Back in the Serengeti

And it feels so, so good! We’re excited to share that for the first time in over five months, Thomson Safaris has returned to t...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Food

Rick Thomson’s WOW LOOK AT THAT Breakfast Treat Recipe

At Thomson Safaris, we’re big on food. From the soups on safari and the decadent desserts on Kili, to the coffee and lunch spre...

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  |   Landmarks, People

Things That Won’t Change About Your Safari

We can’t wait to welcome you back to Tanzania. Although some things have been adjusted (see our new Standard Operating Procedur...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

A Little Lion Love

With their majestic manes, playful poses and terrifying teeth, lions are one of the most anticipated (and photogenic) animals f...

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  |   Safaris, Tips

The Five Best Reasons for a Private Safari

Why should you choose a Private Safari over a Small Group safari? Since Thomson offers both, we hear this question a lot! On ei...

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  |   About Thomson, Letter from President

Where do we go from here?

Click here to WATCH VIDEO It may seem like a tough question right now, as things continue to change, and we learn more with eac...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Paul Joynson-Hicks has the plains to himself in “Serengeti Safari: One Day at a Time”

As the world emerges from lockdown, travelers are excited to return to the Serengeti. Some of them, like photography trip leade...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Letter from President

Our Pledge to Do Better

In recent days, words have failed us. We have tried hard to craft the most sincere, most heartfelt, most well-meaning words of ...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Our Staff’s Travel From Home (to Tanzania) Challenge

Staffer Andrew saw some amazing wildlife on his backyard safari scavenger hunt. We miss Tanzania so, so much. Until we can rejo...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Our Lives During the Time of COVID-19

While we stay home to help reduce the spread of coronavirus, we’ve been checking in regularly with our partners in Tanzania, ou...2. Past Guests are Sharing Their Kindness and Appreciation The last few weeks of March were filled with uncertainty, to say the...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Tips

5 Things Photographers Need in Their Camera Bag on Safari

Getting the perfect shot during a safari in Tanzania requires a good eye, a quick trigger finger and a little luck. The right e...Getting the perfect shot during a safari in Tanzania requires a good eye, a quick trigger finger and a little luck. The right e...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Letter from President

Let’s Step Forward, Together

Hello, We’re really in the thick of things, aren’t we? It seems that every day brings new hope and – more often than not – new ...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Tips

How Two Photographers Edited Their Safari Photos During Quarantine (And Why You Should, Too)

Hippo’s Yawn, by Nick Delany – current post-editing in Capture One 20 In 2018, Nick and Kathryn Delany took a photo safari with...Hippo’s Yawn, by Nick Delany – current post-editing in Capture One 20 In 2018, Nick and Kathryn Delany took a photo safari with...Hippo’s Yawn, by Nick Delany – current post-editing in Capture One 20 In 2018, Nick and Kathryn Delany took a photo safari with...

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  |   People

A Letter from Sally & Nick at Gibb’s Farm

Many of our past guests have reached out to ask for news about their guides, porters, camp crews and the Gibb’s Farm team. Whil...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Letter from President

A note from our president

Dear All, What a month it has been. Like you, we are shocked at how quickly the world has changed in response to COVID-19. And ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

The Maasai Mechanic: Spotlight on Thomson Staffer, Hellen

When people told Hellen Lovukenya that she couldn’t make a living fixing cars, she simply didn’t listen to them. “You are a wom...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Wildlife

Celebrating World Wildlife Day with a Safari

March 3rd marks a very special day, World Wildlife Day. Today we celebrate the animals of the world, many of whom you’ll be for...

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