Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park

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Lake Manyara National Park in this Tanzania gem

Lake Manyara national park is an iconic national park of the country. This is a protected area sandwiched between Tanzania's Arusha and Manyara Regions. The national park is administrated by the Tanzania National Parks Authority. Lake Manyara National park is a small park that covers 325 km2.The national park is located 126km to the south-west to Arusha. You can reach the national park between one and a half or two hours. If you can reach Babati which is the capital of the Manyara region you can travelled to the national park. Lake Manyara airport is next to the capital city of the Manyara Region. You can get a charter flight too to reach the national park.Established in 1960, Lake Manyara National Park is mainly visited by holidaymakers en route to other destinations on the Northern Safari Circuit of Tanzania like the Ngorongoro Crater, and some tourists do not even spend the overnight as a way of cutting down on their safari budget. The park offers diverse vegetation with more than 670 flowering plant and fern species estimated. Most of them are found in various regions but few are endemic only to the region. The Lake Manyara national park’s landscape is covered by swamps, grassy floodplains, groundwater forests dominated by Trichiliaroka, and with Acacia as well as Commiphora woodlands. The swamps of the national park are created by the Simba River. The drier areas of the national park are covered with Cynodondactylon and Sporobolusspicatus.


  • Lake Manyara National Park well known for the tree climbing lions, the soda ash lake that attracts thousands and pink flamingos.
  • One of Tanzania’s biggest elephant population and breath-taking scenery!
  • This travel guide offers you the most updated information about the attractions, Lake Manyara accommodation, getting there and so much more.
  • Among the most eye-catching features of Lake Manyara National Park are the towering terminatemountds that dot the landscape.
  • Working in huge colonies, these creatures construct remarkably strong and sophisticated mounds to act as homes to protect their queen.
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