Manyara National Park

Manyara National Park: Nestling at the base of Rift valley with contrast of woodlands, swamps, grasslands and Soda Lake and is 330 sq km in size with altitude of 945m.

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

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