Lake Manyara National Park


Stretching for 50km along the base of the rusty-gold 600-metre high Rift Valley escarpment in Tanzania, Lake Manyara is a scenic gem that has been described as one of the most beautiful places in Africa. As you progress into the park, the tall forest gives way to woodlands, then grasslands, swamps, steaming hot springs and finally the alkaline lake itself. The bird life is prolific with over 350 species. The park is also known for its tree-climbing lions and impressively tusked elephants making it an African vacation destination must!


The compact game-viewing circuit through Manyara offers a virtual microcosm of the Tanzanian safari experience. The park road winds through an expanse of lush jungle-like groundwater forest where hundred-strong baboon troops lounge nonchalantly along the roadside, blue monkeys scamper nimbly between the ancient mahogany trees, dainty bushbuck tread warily through the shadows, and outsized forest hornbills honk cacophonously in the high canopy.


Contrasting with the intimacy of the forest is the grassy floodplain and its expansive views eastward, across the alkaline lake, to the jagged blue volcanic peaks that rise from the Maasai Steppes. Large buffalo, wildebeest and zebra herds can be seen during safari drive congregating on these grassy plains as well as giraffes.


Rates - 2014 / 2015
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