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    Discover Lake Manyara National Park

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    The beauty of Flamingoes is one thing that pulls people to Lake Manyara National Park. The sceneries in this park are just breathtaking, not to mention a variety of bird species. The beautiful birds not only add to the color of the renowned soda late- they add to the tranquility of the entire park. This park gives a rare and special opportunity to see wild animals such as, giraffes, elephants, baboons, and lions- you could even be lucky to see the ones that climb trees (lions). Buffaloes, wildebeest, giraffes, warthogs, and zebras are always seen around the lake. The shallow hippo pool hosts hippos which you can be able to see as they ‘pop up out of the water.

    The Great Rift Valley Escarpment

    This spectacular, 400 meters high escarpment is clearly visible from the park, around the lake to be specific. The long-stretching rift runs across eastern Africa and it is one of the major tourist sights in the region. It’s simply what you would call indescribable beauty!

    Do you want to know what some feature older than 15 million years would look like? Then relax around Lake Manyara and have a view of a lifetime. The Great Rift Valley is home to several other natural features, for example, forests, hot springs, acacia woodland, high cliffs, grasslands, and lakes among others.

    Common animals to view during Lake Manyara National Park Tour

    • Baboons, Blue monkeys
    • Elephants
    • Wildebeest
    • Lions
    • Zebras
    • Buffaloes
    • Hippos
    • Giraffes
    • Impalas
    • Flamingos

    7 Facts about Lake Manyara National Park

    • Lake Manyara is a soda lake that occupies two third of the park.
    • The park hosts the highest number of baboons
    • The park has a Hippo Pool from where hippos can be seen
    • The park stretches along the Great Rift Valley escarpment
    • Giant soda lake that covers almost two-thirds of the park
    • Hot Springs are also available in this park
    • The park is also a hotspot for bird life hosting at least 400 bird species

    Things to Do In Lake Manyara National Park

    • Visit the local people, for instance, the Maasai and the Hadzabe Tribes
    • Under canopy nature walk
    • Mountain bike tours
    • Take a cultural tour to ‘Mto wa Mbu’
    • Game drives at night

    Drive time around the Park

    • Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park-  2 ½   hours
    • Lake Manyara National Park to Tarangire National Park– 1 hour
    • Lake Manyara National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area – 1 hour
    • Lake Manyara National Park to Serengeti: 3 ½  hours

    From our Experts

    Lake Manyara is one of the small parks in the northern parts of Tanzania. With this, you can easily combine activities in this park, for instance, an excursion and a game drive. From the long experience we have had in the tour industry, we have these as the most interesting activities for our guests: cultural tours to the locals, bike touring, treetop walks and canoeing.

    One day would be adequate for a tour of the park. Lake Manyara Hotel is an ideal place for any tourist. They have both delicious meals and a very hospitable staff.

    Best time to visit Lake Manyara

    It would never give the same feel to visit Lake Manyara National Park and see no big wild animals. To avoid such an occurrence, then we would advise you to come over in the dry season, between July and October.

    Are you a bird lover? Then the period between November and June would serve you right. Beautiful flamingos and pelicans will make your trip very interesting. Other birds include the African fish eagle, black heron, hamerkop, and hornbill among many others.

    Once-in-a-lifetime trips to this park:

    7 Days safari, enjoy all the nearby parks

    9 Days safari vacation Tanzania [wildebeest migration]

    (the above two packages are available on all trips/safaris)

    Additional Info

    • Duration : 2 Days, 3 Nights
    • Person : 2 Person
    • Availability : 40
    • Price : $$750
    • Location : Dhaka, Bangladesh

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