Day Trip Lake Manyara National Park

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Embark on a captivating journey with a day trip to Lake Manyara National Park. Located in Tanzania’s northern circuit, this enchanting park offers a diverse range of experiences within its compact size. Explore lush forests, open grasslands, and the shimmering expanse of Lake Manyara itself

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  • Your day begins with an early morning pick-up from your Arusha location. Enjoy the scenic drive as you travel towards the park, passing traditional villages and experiencing the fresh African air.

Park Entry and Briefing:

  • Upon arrival at the park, you’ll go through entry formalities and receive a briefing from your guide about the day’s itinerary, safety regulations, and the park’s unique features.

Embark on a Game Drive:

  • Buckle up in your open-sided 4WD vehicle and embark on an exciting adventure through the diverse landscapes of Lake Manyara.

  • Witnessing Diverse Wildlife:

    • Lake Manyara’s “signature” residents: Keep an eye out for the park’s iconic tree-climbing lions(rarely seen), often relaxing on the branches of acacia trees.
    • Other mammals: Expect to encounter a variety of animals, including elephants, zebras, wildebeests, giraffes, warthogs, baboons, and blue monkeys.
    • Birdlife: The park boasts over 400 bird species, with a chance to spot beautiful birds like the lilac-breasted roller, the African fish eagle, and various birds of prey.

Scenic Points:

  • Viewpoint overlooking the lake: The park offers breathtaking viewpoints where you can capture panoramic vistas of the Rift Valley and Lake Manyara, teeming with pink flamingos during the wet season.
  • Lunch Break: Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch amidst the stunning scenery, often near a watering hole where you can observe animals gathering.

  • Departure: As the afternoon progresses, depart from the park, taking with you the unforgettable memories of your African safari experience.


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Prices are Per Person and Valid for Trips from December 31, 2023, to

December 31, 2024

# People in Group:   1-234-56+
Price per person :$300$280$240$200
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  • All Park entrances & taxes
  •  Meals (lunch)
  • soft drinks & water (bottled water 3litres or more a day)
  • Guide
  • Tips for guide, drive
  • International and domestic flights
  • Tanzania Visa fee

Note: We have a discount for kids under 15 years old

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$300 per person

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Tanzania – East Africa