Lake Manyara National Park is one of the Rift Valley lakes located in Tanzania. Established as one of Tanzania National Parks in 1960, the park has a diverse habitat that consist of 330sq km from arid land, forest cover and a scenic alkaline lake which covers over 200sq miles.
Lake Manyara National Park is popular for its large concentration of Olive baboons and flamingoes on Lake Manyara. The dry season is the best time to see most of the wildlife while the wet season marks the best time for bird watching, visiting the waterfalls and canoeing.
Lake Manyara Airport is the park's major and only airport. You can also access the park by road through Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater which is also about an hour away from the nearby Arusha city.
Most tourists often visit Lake Manyara National Park en-route to or from the Ngorongoro Crater, as part of a short half day safari. Lake Manyara National Park is inhabited by more than 400 bird species, which makes it a great place for birding safaris.
Lake Manyara National Park is a great place to go for day and night game drives. During the game drives you will encounter elephants, huge number of baboons and due to its varied landscape, other species to easily spot are the leopards, blue monkeys, hippos, giraffes, impalas and cheetahs.
Other activities to do within the park include cultural visits to Masaai bomas, hiking and canoeing, especially when the water level is sufficiently high. You may also combine a trip to this national park with a tour to the famous attraction sites in Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park.
East African Citizen Adult Tzs 10000
East African Citizen Child Tzs 2000
East African Resident Adult Tzs 10000
East African Resident Child Tzs 2000
Non-Resident Adult USD 53
Non-Resident Child USD 18
Kindly note that the park fees are subject to change.