Lake Manyara National Park Safari

Lake Manyara National Park safari is one of the best Tanzania safari tours that you can ever embark on. A Lake Manyara National Park safari brings you much closer to nature and wildlife much more than any other Tanzania national park or safari destination in Tanzania. Lake Manyara National Park is one of the best Tanzania safari destinations located in the northern part of Tanzania, in the northern circuit of Tanzania, a popular Tanzania safari region by almost all tourists who visit Tanzania. Lake Manyara National Park along with the other northern safari destinations of the world famous Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Tarangire National Park re the most visited of the Tanzania national parks.

Lake Manyara National Park is a great Tanzania safari destination rewarding travelers with some of the most amazing unforgettable safari experiences. lake Manyara National Park is famous for hosting the tree climbing lions, easily seen dangling up from the acacia trees in the park, as well as pink flamingos. Lake Manyara National Park is also a great birder’s paradise hosting over 400 bird species, including the huge flocks of Lesser and Greater Flamingos, among so many others.

With so many attractions in Lake Manyara National Park, this is one of the best things to do while in Tanzania. Below are the various things to do in Lake Manyara National Park;

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Flamingos

Day game drives

Day game drives in Lake Manyara National Park are the most done activity in the park. Day game drives in Lake Manyara National Park are one of the best way to explore the savanna plains of the park, in search of a variety of animals and other wildlife in Lake Manyara National Park. Day game drives can be done early in the morning, or in the afternoon, with some travelers opting to do full day game drives in Lake Manyara National Park.  Early morning game drives and evening game drives are the most rewarding game drives in Lake Manyara National Park.

Night game drives

Lake Manyara National Park is one of the few Tanzania national parks which allow night game drives in the protected area. Night game drives in Lake Manyara National Park are done under the supervision of armed park rangers night game drives give travellers an opportunity to spot a variety of nocturnal animals in Lake Manyara National Park, which travelers would otherwise miss while on day game drives in Lake Manyara National Park Tanzania. Nocturnal animals like lions, leopards, hyenas and so many others can be seen with night game drives in Lake Manyara National Park.

Walking Safaris

Walking safaris are one of the best ways to explore the hidden nature and beauty of any destination. Walking safaris bring travelers up close with nature, following animal trucks in the guidance of armed ranger guides. See the hidden gems of Lake Manyara National Park, on a walking safari while on your safari and get to see animals up close like elephants, giraffes, zebras, among so many others. Be sure to carry a camera to capture some of these rare moments.

Canoeing

Canoeing in Lake Manyara National Park can be done on Lake Manyara, rewarding travelers with an opportunity to see a variety of wildlife especially aquatic wildlife like hippos, flamingos among so many others.

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Canoeing in Lake Manyara

Other activities in Lake Manyara National Park include canopy walk, cultural tour, and horseback riding, among so many others.

To enjoy the various activities in Lake Manyara National Park while on tour, one ought to pay a number of Lake Manyara National Park fees. Lake Manyara National Park entrance fees which are at currently 59USD per adult foreign non-resident, while children aged 5 to 16 years pay only 24USD, per person per day. Infants are children aged 4 and below, and are exempted from paying lake Manyara National Park entrance fees.

When to go on a Lake Manyara National Park safari

This can be done all throughout the year. The best time to go on a Lake Manyara National Park safari is during the dry season in months of June to October, and December to February.

What to pack for a Lake Manyara National Park Safari

·         Casual, comfortable and easy to wash clothes. Best to stick to neutral colours and khakis.

·         T-shirts, or long sleeved shirts

·         Shorts that can be worn while on game drives

·         Light long pants, or convertible long pants

·         Warm fleece pullover especially for early mornings and sunsets in the months of June to October.

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Climate and Weather

·         Wide brimmed hat

This is one of the most beautiful things you can ever do while on a Tanzania safari. These are great family safaris that you can enjoy with even the little one. There are a number of other activities that children can enjoy while visiting Lake Manyara National Park like cycling in Mto wa Mbu, rewarding travelers with great moments and memories. Reach out for a well-planned, fair-priced Tour.

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