|   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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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

Cat Spotting: A Thomson Staffer’s Safari Story

My name is Cat Yoder, and I’m a trip manager at Thomson Safaris. I live and breathe Tanzania, and I know the camps, packing li...

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  |   Wildlife

What Should You Expect on a Mahale Mountain Chimp Trek?

Tucked within the craggy hills of the Mahale Mountains is humanity’s closest relative: the chimpanzee, one of earth’s most ico...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

5-Time Thomson Guests Share Why They Went on Safari Again

Lee and Lee Ann in hot-air balloon over the Serengeti Tanzania holds a special place in the Carvalhos’ hearts. Their four previ...

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  |   Wildlife

QUIZ: Can You Name the Animals in These 10 Closeups?

Binoculars are your best friend when you’re spotting wildlife on safari. But what if magnified views were all you had? What if...

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  |   Food, Soup Recipes

Tanzanian Food: Chickpea Soup Recipe

This aromatic, spice-rich soup is Moroccan themed, yes, but the recipe comes directly from Thomson’s camp chefs in Tanzania! C...

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  |   Wildlife

8 Reasons to See Elephants on Safari

They bend acacia branches with their trunks and chew on the leaves. They dig for underground water with scythe-shaped tusks. T...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Landmarks / Parks

Introducing: Thomson’s New Waterhole at the Eastern Serengeti Camp

Thirsty? Now, when you visit your Nyumba camp in the Eastern Serengeti Nature Refuge, you can grab a drink with the wildlife! ...

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  |   Wildlife

7 Amazing Animal Courtship Rituals

What would you do for love? Everyone has a different answer. But at least we can go on dinner dates without worrying whether w...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff

3 Generations, 10 Family Members: Here’s How the Thomson Founders Safari with Family

Floating in a hot-air balloon above the Serengeti was Haden’s fantasy. He’s the seven-year-old grandson of Rick and Judi, foun...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Tips

How’d You Get That Shot? Wildlife Photography with Jason Zucco

Great Migration River Crossing Photo: Jason Zucco Capturing nature’s most awe-inspiring moments takes much more than good luck ...

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  |   Tips

Common Travel Blunders in 2023 and How to Avoid Them

Blundering Bill isn’t the savviest traveler. He rushes through the booking process mere weeks before he wants to go. He reserv...

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