Lake Manyara National Park Day Trip


Lake Manyara National Park which is an unspoilt paradise and is best known for its abundance of birds and tree-climbing lions. The dramatic western escarpment of the Rift Valley forms the Park’s western border. To the east is the shallow, alkaline Lake Manyara. The lake covers a large area of the park, flooding and drying with the seasons and is home to thousands of flamingos during the rains. The name Manyara comes from the Maasai word ‘emanyara’, a popular plant which is used to build the protective enclosure around a family homestead (boma). The Park’s vegetation is diverse, ranging from savannah to evergreen forest. On your exploration of the park you may see giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant and if you are lucky; lions lounging in the trees.

Detailed Itinerary


Early morning after breakfast, you will depart from Arusha which is almost 2 hours away straight to Lake Manyara National Park. Your driver guide will take to different locations which are interesting in the park such as the hotsprings, hippo pool and the lake where you can witness a number of different birds at the lake especially the pink flamingo and many other birds like the yellow billed stock, white stock, pelicans and many more families of birds as Lake Manyara is well known for its richness in birds.

After lunch and an extensive game drive, you will drive back to Arusha which marks the end of your epic adventure.

Location: Lake Manyara National Park

Duration: unlimited game drive

Difficulty: Medium


2 people 3 people 4-6 people
$280 per person $220 per person $190 per person

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