Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara is a superb park for seeing a large number of big game species in a small amount of time. It has tree climbing lions and spectacular views of the Rift Valley. It is also one of the few national parks that allows night game drives.

  • Big game: Exceptional
  • Birding: Excellent
  • Best time to visit Manyara: All year is excellent though it rains in April and May.
  • How to get to Manyara: you can drive or fly.
  • Safari types available: Game drives, forest board walk and night game drives.

Manyara has excellent birdwatching with thousands of flamingoes and pelicans. The edge of the lake is a great place to sit and watch the birds.

There are just one luxury lodges inside the park with the camping and other accommodation available outside. Our expert team will help you to choose the lodge most suited for your safari depending on your budget and the time of year.

  • Attractions: Education, Nature, and Safari Activties.
  • How to get there: Drive, Fly
Where to go in Lake Manyara National Park

  • We had a wonderful time on safari. The vehicle was great, reliable and comfortable. Our guide Amos was fantastic, he was punctual, friendly, knowledgeable and made our safari really enjoyable.

    Vickie Waltham

    United Kingdom, Aug 2013

  • I am just emailing to say how amazing the safari was and I would like to thank you, The food was great and we saw so many animals its exceeded our expectations completely.

    Samantha Crichton

    United Kingdom, Jan 2013

  • I would like to thank you for this wonderful safari we participated to. Everything was perfect! We are very happy and we made all our dreams come true. Abbas was an amazing guide. Thank you very much!

    Maria Malkova

    France, Dec 2013

  • We had a most wonderful safari--thank you! Salim and Yahaya were great. We'll be sure to suggest Wild Things to any friends who may be thinking of visiting Tanzania.

    Sheri Six

    United States of America, Sept 2013

  • I'd like to say that our entire trip was truly amazing and a great once in a lifetime excursion. Everything was very well setup and we had no problems with any of the trip. Thanks to Wild Things.

    Katye Vytal

    United States of America, Jun 2013

  • A very exciting adventure

    Andrew Bird

    United Kingdom, Jan 2014

  • All the Parks visited are really wonderful, especially Ruaha and the "king" Katavi that worth absolutely the long trip (at least in our point of view). Yahaya and Salim are like two friends.

    Massimo Randi

    Austria, Jul 2013