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Day Trip to Lake Manyara National Park


Lake Manyara National Park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically positioned wildlife area, endowed with a huge but shallow soda lake covering almost two third of the entire park, this park is placed at he base of the Great Rift Valley on its western escarpment. The park offer variety of habitat which attracts many animal species including largest herd of elephant, famous Lake Manyara tree climbing lions as well as large and colorful flocks of flamingos attracted by high concentration of algae.

Full Day in Lake Manyara National Park

You will depart from Arusha after breakfast and begin the drive to Lake Manyara National Park. The journey takes approximately two hours, but we’ll pass through the market town of Mto Wa Mbu along the way.

This agricultural and fresh produce market is a melting pot of local cultures and a souvenir hunter’s paradise. After a brief stop at the village market, you’ll enter Lake Manyara National Park.

The park is truly a photographer’s playground and offers some of the best game viewing in the world. You can expect to see many of Africa’s most well-known animals, with the tree-climbing lions a particular treat.

These proud predators lounge in acacia trees practically begging to be photographed. Bird-watchers will find Lake Manyara is an absolute delight, with a huge variety of birds on display in the park.

Even the novice can expect to be amazed by large flamingo flocks, circling birds of prey, and the brightly coloured lilac breasted roller. You’ll return to Arusha in the late afternoon.


  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • All mentioned activities
  • All national park fees


  • Flights
  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance

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