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Lake Manyara

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Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
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All reviews national park tree climbing lions bird life hippo pool bird watchers safari experience species of birds game drives in addition beautiful place lovely park great safari few hours small area the great rift valley ngorongoro conservation area definitely worth a visit
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a half day visiting on our way to the Serengeti. A great introduction to the parks with a lot of wildlife. We were thrilled to come across a family of elephants crossing the main road just as we entered the park!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place, as the name suggests, is based around Lake Manyara. The terrain is lake, flat waterside plain & rainforest. We'd never safaried in a similar place & it was great to see such a different environment. We did 4 drives over 2 days &...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a busy park with much water and plenty of birds and hippos - other mammals were not very common.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GeoffCarpentier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’ve been to Tarangire and Serengeti, you perhaps expect the Manyara National Park to be like them and feel disappointed that you get to see relatively little compared to grasslands. This is partly a dense rainforest, and some of the animals hide themselves well....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Applefee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start?  We had 5 gorgeous days after climbing Kilimanjaro well balanced between safari and Kill experiences. We visited Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Central Serengeti and the gorgeous Ngorongoro crater. We had an innumerable number of amazing sightings, with some of the highlights being...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ramseylee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth every penny. So many animals comming so close its amazing. Big groups of elefants, zebras, valabys, girafs, baboons and buffalos comming as close up as 3-5meters.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 261kathrinea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It wasn't bad at all, we could see many animals, but all the animals that we saw here were very difficult to spot, and in the other parks we could easily see all the animals we saw in Lake Manyara. If you can go to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tobiasfolko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our first game drive to Lake Manyara and it was a very different experience than Ngorongoro or Tarangire in the region. You can spot a lot of different animals within the park and especially around the lake. I would recommend doing Lake Manyara...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank iks7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Missed the big draws, saw zebras, a large troop of baboons, herds of wildebeasts, water fowls, elephants. Still very nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FYL003
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ideal introduction to how many different animals you can see in one day! Lake Manyara is one of the smallest national parks, but you are almost guaranteed to be delighted with so many "first sightings". First Hornbill, first baboon, first monkeys, first ELEPHANT! the list...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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 !