Lake Manyara National Park Tanzania

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Lake Manyara National Park Tanzania

Lake Manyara National Park Tanzania

Lake Manyara has a large number of elephants, so many giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, impala, waterbuck, and warthog, small known shy Kik’s dik dik as well as Klipspringer along the ramps of the escarpment. Leopards are hosted within the broken forests and escarpment, A good habitat for lions among Manyara’s healthy lion family that are popular for their tree-climbing character is made perfect by the broken forests and escarpment. Often widely regarded as Africa’s largest, huge troops of baboons which often number as hundreds are immediately definite to most of the guests.

The life of the birds here is exceptional differing as regards the habitants. Often; you will be able to see flocks of pelicans and pink shading of distant flamingos in the middle of the lake. Amongst the margins and floodplains, feeding so many egrets, stilts herons, spoonbills, stalks, and other waders. The woodlands equally yield with so much water around. But the more interesting species will be viewed in the evergreen forests; for example, crowned eagles, crested guinea fowl, and silvery-cheeked hornbills.

visit the unforgettable appealing red-robbed pastoralists who are populous in a Boma. Outside the park, undertaken can be mountain bike tours and escarpment forest walks. When water levels are suitable, canoe safaris are also offered.


330 square kilometres 


southwest of Arusha in the Manyara Region in Northern Tanzania.

Things to do

Lake Manyara is an exceptional national park and offers quite a range of activities and some of the best ones include

  • Day game drives in Lake Manyara National Park
  • Night game drives in Lake Manyara National Park
  • Boat cruise on Lake Manyara
  • Canoeing on Lake Manyara
  • Bird watching
  • Lake Manyara tree walkways
  • Visit the Masai tribe in Manyara

When to go

Wildlife viewing is good all year round in Lake Manyara National Park but the best time is during the dry season which runs from late June to September.

Where to stay

Being a developed tourist hub Lake Manyara has several lodges that one can stay in during their safari and some of the lodges include 

  • Nsya escarpment lodge
  • Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge
  • Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
  • Lake Manyara Kilimanjaro Lodge
  • Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp
  • Kirurumu Manyara Lodge
  • escarpment luxury lodge
  • Burudika Manyara lodge
  • Mugunga tented lodge
  • Twiga camp
  • Morona hill lodge 
  • Hakuna Matata safari camp
  • Lake Manyara Tree Lodge.



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