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Lake Manyara

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Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
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All reviewsnational parktree climbing lionsbird lifegreat placehippo poolspecies of birdsbird watchersbeautiful parkin additionngorongoro conservation areadefinitely worth a visitfew hourssmall areagame drivessafari experiencenature reservegreat variety
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Liked seeing the baboons and the blue monkeys at lots of hippos. Great waterfowl viewing also near the marsh. Different ecosystem presented which makes it interesting.

Thank njw_to
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of water and green vegetation, with abundant wildlife. We were especially lucky spotting hippos and a wide variety of birds.

Thank Ernie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time with Halisi African Adventures We saw family of Baboons ,it was very interesting to sit and watch the normal family interaction of these beautiful animals. The hippo pool was also fun to observe. If you have a extra few hours...More

Thank johnlax49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must go here in a 4x4 given the drives through the marshes. So worth it! Saw families of hippos, many species of bird and baboons.

Thank Mandy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While In Tanzani this is a MUST visit. So green with lots of running streams. Lush green vegetation feeding LOTS and LOTS of Baboons, Elephants, Zebras and many different species of birds. Sadly missed the hippocampus! Left with great memories and lots of photos! One...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Open eyes, ears, and mind, in early August with a great guide (Elisha with Kensington Tours) - we had a terrific time, and saw all sorts of things - like elusive the tree lions, but also the "usual" (zebras, giraffes, wildebeest, elephants, impala, etc.), and...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little underwhelming as was last day of our safari and we'd been in the Serengetti but we saw what we wanted. Roads around the park are good and it wasn't very busy.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Lake Manyara in September 2018 for 1 day, following 2 days at Serengeti and 1 day at Ngorongoro Crater. In hindsight, I would have skipped this place in favour of an extra day at Serengeti or would have visited Tarangire instead. While it...More

1  Thank simantit1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on two separate game drives last week and ended up slightly disappointed. The park is beautiful, but very small in comparison to other parks in the area. Theres a ton of primates, but very few other species. Beautiful landscape, but not enough to...More

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Manyara National Park is about a 2 hour drive from Arusha. Paved roads will take you up to the front gate, thereafter it's dirt tracks. A truly awe inspiring park of outstanding natural beauty. This is a really good park to visit for the...More

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18 April 2018|
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Response from grace5204 | Reviewed this property |
Don't worry too much about the weather as long as you have a good guide
26 June 2017|
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Response from Grams98 | Reviewed this property |
I really can't say When we went it was January. So whether or not the road is open now I do not know. The Lake is worth the visit. And you will see lots of animals. Have fun !