Stretching for 50km along the base of the rusty-gold 600-meters high, Rift valley escarpment. Lake Manyara is a scenic gem, with a setting extolled by Ernest Hemingway as the ‘the loveliest I had seen in Africa” the astonishing oasis in great rift valley, it is only here that the high water table fed by countless springs from the escarpment has given rise to a dense tropical vegetation, a forest brought about superfluity of groundwater. Also, be the witness of the tree-climbing lions within the Africa savannah dotted with acacias. The perfection of your Africa holiday guaranteed by a rich number of mammalian fauna, featuring elephants, buffaloes, lions, and giraffes and superb birdlife accompany your journey! Locate in the northern part of Tanzania, its entrance gate lies 1.5 hours (126km)west of Arusha and very close to the ethnically diverse market town of Mto wa Mbu.
The park has an area of 648.7 km2 (402 sq miles) of which 262.7 km2 (163 sq miles) is covered by lake and 386 km2 (240 sq miles) is dry land. The park delivered its name from a plant called Euphorbia tirucalli, known as Emanyara in Maasai language. The Maasai people use this plant to protect their bomas (hedge
Best time to visit the park can be accessed throughout the year. However, June to October is the best time for large mammals and November to July is an ideal time for bird watching
There are so many exciting activities while in Manyara National Park. Including Walking Safaris, night game drive, canoeing, bird watching, and hot bush meals. Also, remember Manyara is famous for tree-climbing lions in Tanzania.
Accommodation inside and outside the park is on the classical level. If you wish to overnight inside there are camping facilities which are a special campsite in which pre-booking is mandatory (Bagayo A and B and Lakeshore ) all located in the middle of the park. Public Campsite includes Endabash which locates 37km from the park’s main gate. Camp number one locates just 100M from the park’s main gate. But also there is Endala Camp which is a seasonal campsite 9km from the park’s main gate. Despite of that, there is a lot of accommodation outside the park ranging from one (1) star to four (4) stars accommodations. Request for Quote