It has variety of habitats and diverse animal & birds.
In Manyara, can see tree-climbing lions, spends most of its day along the branches of Acacia trees, which is 6 – 7 meters above the ground.
Manyara National Park is home for troops of baboons & blue monkeys,
In Manyara, more than 400 species of birds have been recorded like Egyptian geese, cormorants, flamingos, storks, ducks, waders, pelicans, kingfishers, etc ,
In Manyara, huge herds of buffalo, elephant, impala, giraffe, etc and great number of small animals.
Activities in Manyara:
Game drives, cultural tours, mountain bike tours, abseiling and forest walks on the escarpment outside the park.
Dry Season in Manyara:
June – Mid November: Best time for game viewing:
December – February: Humid & Hot: Good time for game viewing.
Rainy Season in Manyara:
Mid November – Mid December: Short Rain: Wonderful for bird life and lush scenery
April – May: heavy rain: Wonderful for bird life and lush scenery.
Getting to Manyara:
Road: 2 hours from Arusha
Flight: 0.30 hour from Arusha
Suggested Itineraries for Manyara : Day trip or 2 Days / 1 Night Safari: Manyara can be combined with Ngorongoro, Serengeti & Tarangire : Check for Itineraries
Accommodations in Manyara:
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