|   People, Wildlife

Our Favorite Photos and Videos From 2018

We’re fortunate enough to bring a lot of skilled photographers and videographers on safari. The things these guests share with ...

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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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  |   A Safari Category List, Food

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

We’re proud to announce Thomson Safaris along with the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos is hosting a 5k run to raise funds...We’re proud to announce Thomson Safaris along with the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos is hosting a 5k run to raise funds...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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  |   Tips, Wildlife

When is the ‘Best’ Time to Safari in the Serengeti?

Is there a best time to go to visit the Serengeti? It depends on who you ask. The truth is, most of the year has great weather ...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests, Wildlife

A Photo Safari From 2 Different Perspectives

The street photographer Garry Winogrand once said, “photography is about finding out what can happen in the frame. When you put...

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  |   Wildlife

5 Facts for World Lion Day

The king of the jungle is largely considered the most iconic creature in Africa. It’s the biggest cat on the continent, the Ser...

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  |   Tips, Wildlife

5 Reasons to Take the Serengeti Hot Air Balloon

There’s a generous supply of life-changing moments on the Serengeti plains, but one experience soars above the others in terms ...

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  |   About/By Thomson Staff, Food

Take a Tour With Us Through Camp

The Nyumba Camps are a unique piece of the Thomson Safaris experience. We want to show you why. The best safari camp will do a ...

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  |   Landmarks

Gibb’s Farm Voted ‘Best Safari Lodge in Africa’ Two Years Running

For the second year in a row, Travel + Leisure voted Gibbs Farm the No. 1 Safari Lodge in Africa and one of the top 20 hotels i...For the second year in a row, Travel + Leisure voted Gibbs Farm the No. 1 Safari Lodge in Africa and one of the top 20 hotels i...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

Some Thoughts for Travelers Considering Thomson

Julia Allen recently returned from a solo Wildlife Safari with us with a stopover in Zanzibar. Now, she has a few things to say...

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  |   Giving Back

23 Schools and Counting: Our Commitment to Tanzania’s Children

Before it was Focus on Tanzanian Communities (FoTZC), our sister nonprofit organization was called Friends of Tanzanian Schools...

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  |   People, Stories About/From Our Guests

Rafiki Explorers: Give Your Kids a Pen Pal and a Life-changing Experience

Our guests have called Tanzania a “living classroom” – not just for the incredible variety of wildlife but because of the touch...

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