Lake Manyara National Park
Lake Manyara National Park Activities view all
Lake Manyara is an alkaline lake. It is very shallow and fluctuate in size according the season. It is within easy reach of the 'Safari Highway' that links Ngorongoro and Serengeti with Arusha. Famed for its tree climbing lions, its a small park with lots to offer.
The nearby town of Mtu wa Mbu (river of mosquitoes) is on the "safari highway" and is a ribbon town along the road. There is a good cultural tour of the town and a variety of accommodation from basic campsites to luxury lodges.
Lake Manyara National Park Locations view all
Lake Manyara is a small (330 square km) and very scenic park is comprised of two-thrids water, the shallow alkaline lake that it takes it's name from. Considering the size of the remaining land there is a wide variety of habitats to be explored, from the open floodplain that surrounds the lake shore to the varying forests that line the base of the Rift Valley escarpment.