Escape into the wilderness with a day trip to Lake Manyara National Park, where wonder awaits at every turn. Our day trip to this enchanting scenery Lake Manyara National Park, from the shores of the glistening lake to the iconic acacia woodlands. Encounter the unique tree-climbing lions and witness the vibrant biodiversity that thrives within this Tanzanian treasure. Join us for a day trip of exploration, to Lake Manyara’s National Park natural wonders and create an unforgettable tapestry of wildlife and landscapes.
What to Expect in Lake Manyara NP
A hidden gem nestled in the heart of Tanzania. Known for its diverse landscapes and rich biodiversity Lake Manyara National Park, this park offers a unique safari experience that captivates the senses. Lake Manyara National Park is located in northern Tanzania, within the East African Rift Valley. Specifically, it is situated between the city of Arusha and the town of Mto wa Mbu. The park is part of the larger Manyara Region and is easily accessible from both Arusha and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Travelers typically use Arusha as a starting point for safaris to Manyara National Park, as Arusha serves as a major hub for tourists exploring the northern circuit of Tanzania’s national parks. The park’s strategic location makes it an integral part of the renowned safari circuit, attracting visitors seeking encounters with the iconic tree-climbing lions, diverse birdlife, and stunning landscapes that characterize Lake Manyara National Park.
Wildlife Extravaganza; Unlocking Lake Manyara’s National Park Mysteries
Manyara National Park is renowned for its unique population of Tree-climbing lions. As your safari vehicle navigates the park’s trails, keep a keen eye on the branches of acacia trees. Witnessing these majestic big cats perched on branches is a rare and captivating sight, making Manyara a standout destination in the Northern safari circuit. The park’s diverse landscapes host a variety of wildlife, including herds of elephants and buffalo. Manyara’s grassy plains provide prime grazing grounds, and your safari promises close encounters with these gentle giants.
The waterways and pools of Lake Manyara are inhabited by a thriving population of hippos commonly known as Lake Manyara’s Hippo Pools. These semi-aquatic creatures can often be spotted basking in the sun or lazily wallowing in the water. Manyara’s hippo pools provide a dynamic and entertaining element to your safari, showcasing the park’s commitment to preserving diverse habitats.
Manyara’s landscape is dominated by the iconic acacia trees, their umbrella-shaped canopies creating postcard-perfect scenes. The woodlands offer shade for wildlife and set the stage for a quintessential day trip to this enchanting Lake Manyara National Park. The eastern boundary of Manyara National Park is defined by the dramatic Rift Valley escarpment. The escarpment provides a panoramic backdrop, and as your safari vehicle traverses the park, the changing elevations offer breathtaking views.
Detailed Itinerary of Lake Manyara National Park Day Trip
You’ll depart from Arusha in your hotel to Lake Manyara National Park with your Parked lunch, the journey takes almost two hours to this beautiful enchanting Lake Manyara NP. As you leave the urban hustle behind, the scenic drive unveils the picturesque Tanzanian countryside, setting the stage for the natural wonders that await. We will pass through the market town of Mto wa Mbu where the Masai tribe produces local cultures and a souvenir hunter’s paradise. After a brief stop, you will enter Lake Manyara NP gate, after completing registration formalities in Lake Manyara NP you will enter in the park. Expect to see many giant wild animals in the world, most well-known as tree-climbing animals as special treatment, Elephants, Impala, and buffaloes. However, the birdwatchers will find the amazing park an absolute delight. Over 200 bird species are found in this Park, including large flamingos, circling birds of prey, and colored lilac-breasted roller. Baboons and vervet monkeys are found in the forested area in the park. Late afternoon will drive back to Arusha in your accommodation.
Price for This Day Tip to Lake Manyara NP
|Number of Travelers||Price Per Person USD (Include VAT)|
|4 to 10 pax||187|
The Price Includes
- Transportation in clean, well-maintained 4wd safari Landcruiser with photographic roof thatch
- Good Packed Lunch
- English Speaking Guide
- Park entry fees
- Guiding feesTransit fees
- Drinking bottled mineral water
The Price Does Not Include
- Tips to your guide
- Visit the Maasai Gallery
- Personal travel insurance
- All other items of a personal nature
- Alcoholic beverages
- Soft drinks other than the mineral water