LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Lake manyara national park is located 125 km southwest of Arusha town.It is one of Tanzania`s smaller national park,with most of its area covered by the lake.The majority of the land area of the park is narrow strip running between the great rift valley wall to the west and lake manyara,an alkaline or soda –lake to the east.Lake manyara national park is beautiful park with its evergreen vegetations and tropical forests of giant fig and mahogany trees.The park is famous for its tree climbing lions spending most of the day spread out along the branches of sausage trees and acacia.the park is particularly noted for its huge herds of buffalo and elephant ,also giraffes,hippos,reedbucks,warthog,wildebeests,zebras as well as large troops of baboons and monkeys.
Birdlife is so abundant there are more than 400 different species including flamingoes,pelicans,storks,heron,hornbills, plenty of forest and water birds species without forgetting raptors as well.Lake manyara national park is a real birdwatcher`s paradise.
Experiencing lake manyara national park:
We recommend one day in this park due to its size.Also day trip can be arranged due to its close proximity to Arusha.