|   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

New Film Release: Supporting Tanzanian Communities

This beautiful film was just released! Have a look to learn about projects and communities we are proudly supporting in Tanzani...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

What Makes a Cheetah So Fast?

The spectacle of a cheetah running at full speed is art; the anatomy and physique facilitating its speed and agility is genetic...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Farewell to Our Dear Friend, Farish Jenkins

  Distinguished Harvard professor, loving husband and father, inspiring teacher, generous friend, renowned researcher and champ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Guests Renew Vows in a Traditional Maasai Wedding Ceremony

Lori’s desire to visit Africa was realized when she was a young girl; over the years, her connection and passion for Africa’s w...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

Migration Update: Wildebeests Cross Mara River Early

Is the grass always greener on the other side? For the wildebeests, it is. Drawn by instincts, weather patterns and their appet...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

The Hippo: Forgotten Animal of the Great Migration

The Great Migration is one of nature’s greatest spectacles – thousands of hoofed animals driven by instinct and weather pattern...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

The Quiet Majesty of Dawn in the Serengeti

There’s no denying it – a Tanzanian safari is a trip of a lifetime. Our guests tell us Tanzania is like no other place they’ve ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Soup Recipe from Camp Chef, Herriel

Not only do the heavy rains of spring bring green grasses to the Tanzanian plains, they also allow our team in Tanzania to rebo...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Karibu (Welcome) to our Tanzanian Staff!

Each spring, four staff members from the Arusha office visit the United States for an all-expense paid, two-week trip, courtesy...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

Maasai Women Attend International Women’s Day Events in Arusha

Thomson Safaris sponsored a group of Maasai women from several villages in Loliondo to participate in Arusha’s International W...

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Birds of Africa

Tanzania’s mammal populations are impressive, both in their diversity and in their robustness, but for avid birders, safari mig...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Art

Crafting Safari Photos with Martha Stewart

Fans of The Martha Stewart Show caught a glimpse of iconic Tanzanian imagery courtesy of Thomson Safaris guest, Lisa Wagner, du...

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African Big Cats

Some of the rarest and most elusive creatures in the wild are big cats. Tanzania boasts several different species. Lion The und...

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The Big 5

If you’re interested in safari, you may have heard of the “Big Five,” a term big-game hunters came up with for the five most di...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Thomson’s Kilimanjaro Trek & Safari Awarded by Outside Magazine

We are honored to earn a place in Outside Magazine’s 2012 Travel Awards Hall of Fame. The trek and safari package included on O...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Visiting Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park is unlike any place I’ve ever visited. If asked to describe it, I would say it is remote, wild and natural&...

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The Great Migration

It’s one of the most dramatic, made-for-nature-video moments in the animal kingdom: the sight of thousands upon thousands of wi...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

Is Hot-Air Ballooning Over The Serengeti Worth It?

Magical! Serene! Stunning! These are some of the words our guests use to describe the experience of soaring over the Serengeti ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Fulfilling Life-Long Dreams

Andrew with Mwiko Primary School students in Rwanda From a young age, I was obsessed with wildlife and the natural world. I’d ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

30th Anniversary Celebrations Continue in Tanzania

Happy New Year from all of us at Thomson Safaris! 2011 was a milestone year at Thomson, marking our 30th anniversary of safari ...

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