Lake Manyara Day Trip

Lake Manyara National Park Day Trip

Lake Manyara National Park One Day Trip from Arusha

Tour Overview: Lake Manyara Day Trip

Lake Manyara day trip starts from Arusha with a road drive to Lake Manyara National Park. After breakfast, depart with packed lunch to the park for a game drive. 

Tree climbing Lions at Lake Manyara National Park

Tree climbing Lions at Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara National Park is one of Tanzania National Parks located in both Arusha and Manyara Regions. The park is situated just between Lake Manyara and the Great Rift Valley and it covers about 325 square kilometers (125 sq. mi). 230 square Kilometers (89 sq. mi) of this area is Lake Surface.

With a large lake surface, Lake Manyara National Park is known for the beautiful flamingos that inhabit the lake.

The wet season makes them flock the edges of the lake in thousands unlike in the dry season when they are not so much present. 

More than 400 species of birds inhabit the park and many remain throughout the year. Because of this, Lake Manyara National Park is a good spot for bird watching.

Visitors to the park can expect to see about 100 different species of bird on any day. Both the Lesser Flamingo and Greater Flamingo are present at the edges of the Lake.

Tour Itinerary: Lake Manyara Day Trip

Lake Manyara Day Tour itinerary/route starts with early morning pickup from Arusha for a drive to the park. After about 2 h 30 min you will probably have arrived at the park by road. Traveling by air, it takes about 1h 49min from Ausha Airport to Lake Manyara airport. On arrival at the park you go for a game drive. 

The game drive exposes one to a great wildlife and bird adventure. The big game will possibly be spotted including elephants and the tree climbing lions luckily. You will possibly also spot the baboons and vervet monkeys amongst the forested areas. The giraffes nibble at fresh leaves while the antelopes search for tasty shoots in the open spaces. 

For bird lovers, the park is known for flamingos, pelicans and cormorants along with other hundreds of bird species. By lunch time, you will have a picnic meal then after have another short game drive before returning to Arusha in the evening by road or flight. 

Meal Plan: Lunch

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Your Safari Route: Lake Manyara Day Trip

Safari Inclusions 

  • Park entrance fee & taxes
  • Water 
  • Packed lunch           
  • Tour guide
  • Transport in 4×4 pop up roof vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Bottled drinking water

Safari exclusions

  • Internal Flight fees
  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Tips
  • Laundry 
  • Alcohol
  • Accommodation
  • Any add on to trip

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