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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Recent Reviews

Experiences were far above my expectations

5.0 August 2019
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I traveled with Thomson Safari on a 10 day trek on Kilimanjaro and a 5 day safari to the Central Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Both experiences were far above my expectations. The trek crew was fantastic from the assistance on the trail to the delicious meals. On safari we saw a huge amount of animals including cheetah and leopard. The hot air balloon ride at dawn gliding over a pride of lions, a pool of hippos and the occasional giraffe or zebra was the experience of a lifetime. If I were just a bit younger I would not hesitate to repeat this entire experience.
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Tour Thomson Safaris Company Reviews

Very well organized group

5.0 August 2019
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Very well organized group. No detail too small to address in advance. Group leaders have a sense of values that made me proud to be part of their tour operation. They showed respect for their environment, clients, fellow Tanzanians. The safari itself was superlative. The Nyumba camps were well laid out and very comfortable. Meals were very good and filling. Surprises (good ones) appeared several times over the course of the safari adding to the pleasure. Ending at Gibb's Farm was truly icing on the cake. I would recommend this outfit without hesitation.
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Tour Thomson Safaris Company Reviews

We had a wonderful time!

5.0 July 2019
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
My family and I recently returned from hiking Mt Kilimanjaro, we had a wonderful time. The hike itself is challenging but doable, the guides were really great. They really watched out for us and made the trip lots of fun. The food was really good and plenty of it, even with our group of 11 and 9 men and 2 women. The views were stunning and summit day was terrific.

We also added on a 5 day safaris, lots of driving but also saw lots of animals. We loved Gibbs Farm, would have been happy being there for all 5 days!
Thank you Thomson Safaris.
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Tour Thomson Safaris Company Reviews

Well organized, educational and exciting

5.0 April 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I have been on two Inside Asia tours; Japan -Tokaido Road, and Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. They are well organized, educational and exciting.
I will be back for more.

Tour Inside Asia Tours Company Reviews

Have a wonderful holiday

5.0 March 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
i could only dream ,but you have the power to make my dream come true,a fantastic prize ,my wife and i would love to visit,and sample the culture,meet the locals and have a wonderful holiday

Tour Inside Asia Tours Company Reviews

Tours 2 Trips 2 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 509 $ 0
Operator Type Group Tour Operator Mixed Land & Cruise
Size Local Specialist Regional Expert
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Custom Itineraries
  • Independent / Self-Guided Packages
Service Level N/A Standard
Regions
  • Africa
  • Asia
Known For
  • 50+
  • 18 - 35
  • Eco Travel
  • Safari
  • 50+
  • 18 - 35
  • Solo & Singles Travel
  • Photography
  • Budget
Headquarters US Bristol, United Kingdom
Year Established N/A 2000
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A N/A
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      About Thomson Safaris

      Thomson Safaris has been organizing and leading safaris exclusively in Tanzania for over 30 years.

      What Makes Them Stand Out?

      With a strong focus in ecotourism, conservation, and sustainable practices. Local communities are an integral part of Thomson Safaris, and a safari with them will introduce you to the local people of Tanzania. Their guides are all locals and know the country extremely well. 

      Who Travels With Them?

      Thomson Safaris is open to all age groups. They offer different types of tour including Family, Private Safari, and Classic Safari, so you’re sure to find the right safari for you. Prices do tend to be on the higher end, but you are sure to get an unforgettable experience. 

      Where Do They Operate?

      They operate their safaris exclusively in Tanzania, where they have a very positive and strong relationship with the local people. An integral component of their mission is assisting with caring for the landscape, and contributing to the local communities.

      Why Travel With Them?

      Tour guides are all locals, and most have been working with Thomson for over 10 years. Besides the incredible wildlife you will experience on safari, you will also come away with a deeper cultural understand and appreciation of Tanzania and it’s people. 

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