Lake Manyara National Park is situated between the Lake Manyara (seventh largest lake of Tanzania) and the Great Rift Valley. The lake covers one-third of the park.
Lake Manyara National Park is diverse with over 670 flowering plant and fern species. You can find thousands of flamingos along the edge of the lake and this national park is also well known forlions climbing trees. You can easily spot elephants, giraffes, zebras & leopards.
If you are residing inside the park at a permanent camp or opting for a mobile tent, although it can be expensive, it’ll give you an in-depth exploration unlike the day visitors.
It is one of the few parks to make night drives.
Why you should visit Lake Manayara National Park?
Bird watching: you can experience flocks of pelicans and pink shading of distant flamingos in the middle of the lake.
This national park can give you a rare sight experience of lions in the trees. This is quite rare, and only two population of lions used to be known for this. In the recent times, lions climbing trees can also be spotted in the Serengeti National Park and in Tarangire National Park.
Lake Manyara is a luxurious place. Passionate travelers visit this place for a fascinating safari experience.
Lake Manyara National Park is also known for its large troops of Baboons. These social animals are a joy to watch when they interact with each other.
How to Reach Lake Manyara National Park?
Lake Manyara National Park is an hour and a half drive from Arusha and less than an hour from Ngorongoro Crater.