Learn more about Lake Manyara
Lake Manyara National Park Is 126km Away From Arusha Town, Which Covers An Area Of 330sq Km (About 205sq Miles), Of Which About 200sq Km Is The Lake And Is Very Famous For Its Tree-Climbing Pythons And Tree-Climbing Lions, Which Spend Most Of The Day, Spread Out Along The Branches Of Acacia Trees Six To Seven Meters Above The Ground.
The Park Is Also Particularly Noted For Its Huge Herds Of Buffalo And Elephants, As Well As Giraffe, Impala, Hippo And A Great Variety Of Smaller Animals And Birds. The Best Time To Visit Lake Manyara National Park Is In The Dry Season From July-October For Large Mammals.
Activities at Lake Manyara
The main activity for visitor is day time game driving, although the park has recently started to offer night safaris and the camps deep inside the park offer short walks. Staying in the Rift Valley outside the park however does open up a wealth of possibilities, with activities such as walking, village trips, hiking and mountain biking available at some lodges.
Bird Life: The Park Hosts Over 400 Species Both Migrant And Resident Including Thousand Of Red Billed Quelled Flitting Over The Water Like Swarms Of Giant Insects: Pelicans, Cormorants And Pink Streaks Of Thousand Of Flamingo On Their Perpetual Migration.
Wildlife: Park’s Is Famous But Elusive Tree-Climbing Lions, A Long With Squadrons Of Mongoose Feasting On The Trail Of Buffalo And Elephants, Giraffes, Wildebeest, Zebra And Ostrich Even Before Reaching The Park.