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Lake Manyara National Park

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The lush green vegetation consisting of tall trees of the ground water forest, the tree climbing lions, the soda lake inhabited with thousands of pink-hued flamingos, large water birds and the troops of baboons and blue monkeys  and the rift valley escarpment make your safari to this area unforgettable. The park derives its name from a plant called Euphorbia tirucalli, known as Emanyara in Maasai language and covers an area of 648.7 km2. The Park has remarkable attractions most notably the tree climbing lions, Marang' forest, hot spring, ground water forest, diversity of bird species and the rift valley. Plan your trip with Hoza Tanzania Safaris for visiting Lake Manyara National Park were you will get exceptional experience that quenches your travel thirst.


The Park experiences bi-modal rainfall season with short rains starting from November to December and long rains from February to May and dry season is from late June to October. It is located at an altitude between 850 and 2000 meters with annual average rainfall ranging from 650 to 760mm.


Lake Manyara National Park offers a range of exciting activities including day game drives, walking safaris, night game drive, canoeing, canopy tour, bird watching and hot bush meals that  gives someone a reason to smile!


There is one luxury lodge within the Park, bandas, hostel and a number of campsites. All other overnight options for Manyara are outside the Park including many on the edge of the Rift Valley with wonderful views across the valley.

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Country : Tanzania, East Africa
Language Spoken : English, Swahili
Area (km2) : 648.7 km2
Guide : Professional Guide Available