Lake Manyara National Park


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Written on: July 15, 2014   |   I visited in January 2008 Spent a day in Lake Manyara and, to be honest, that was sufficient. I found it crowded (we had to wait nearly 90 min whilst our guide queued to get our permits) and not very big. I was not fortunate to see a tree-climbing lion, but here it's a good place to spot them.
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Mar 13, 2017   |   Visited: Jul 2015.
Never seen so many baboons in my life. We drove half hour into the park into an opening on the lake that had 100's of baboons, zebras and flamingos running around. Saw at least 10 giraffes and 20-30 elephants you'll see a lot of similar wildlife: elephants, baboons, gazelles. We absolutely loved the hippo pool, but not necessarily for the hippos.

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(4/5 stars) Written on: Feb 03, 2017   |   Visited: Nov 2014.
I had visited Lake Manyara National Park as a day visitor before, as most people on the northern circuit in Tanzania do…just passing through. The day visits are rewarding, there is no doubt about that. The easy-to-reach areas are enough to allow a rewarding day visit. But there is more and I didn’t fully realise this until I had experienced it for myself. If you ca... read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Sep 19, 2016   |   Visited: Jan 2016.
Lake Manyara National Park that the name of the park that's found in rift valley. It was amazing tour in this park of northern Tanzania, we saw many birds and animals. read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Dec 23, 2015   |   Visited: Jul 2015.
Lake Manyara is a very picturesque and is a scenic beauty and is among the must visit parks on a Tanzanian safari. The park is well known for its tree-climbing lions and its vast array of birds. You will always cherish the moment when a lion king is resting on an Acacia tree and you witness and capture the moment.
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Dec 21, 2015   |   Visited: Jan 2014.
What I read abput Lake Manyara was very nice and make me curious to go to there. And, it is very nice to visit.
Coming out of the rain forest, crossing a river by car, and then you're in the park. Baboons on the car later lots of elephants we saw walking. There is a big quagmire and we wait there. A few minutes later the first elephants are playing in the mud. An... read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Dec 18, 2015   |   Visited: Feb 2013.
Lake Manyara a place also with many different animals and not so very busy. Coming out of the woods, you see the lake and the view is marvelous. During this day we didn't see any other cars. Very nice to be there alone.

Monkeys, wildebeest, buffalo, elephants, gazelle. (Thank Joseph you saw him) all kind of birds, giraffe and more.

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(3/5 stars) Written on: Jun 20, 2015   |   Visited: Jun 2015.
Ok, so we only spent a few hours here, but I was in awe of all the bird life. If you like pelicans, flamingos and other big birds, this is the park for you. I did not see any tree climbing lions. :( read more

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Warthog
Zebra
Baboon
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(4/5 stars) Written on: May 26, 2015   |   Visited: Jan 2014.
Lake Manyara is a scenic gem with the eastern and western escarpments of the Rift Valley surrounding it. I have been there many times.

The national park is known for its resident forest that is fed by an underground water forest, keeping the park green throughout the year. This attracts both migratory and wetland birds. Two-thirds of the lake is dominated by sha... read more
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(3/5 stars) Written on: Jan 13, 2015   |   Visited: Jun 2014.
It takes about 2 hours to drive from Arusha, the 'Gateway' to the Serengeti to Lake Manyara on a well paved road. Lake Manyara is a scenic gem and lies between the eastern and western escarpments of the Rift Valley.

The Lake Manyara area is known for its resident forest that fed by an underground water forest that keeps the park green throughout the year. Thi... read more
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(4/5 stars) Written on: Jan 02, 2015   |   Visited: Jun 2014.
In our 8 days Safari, Lake Manyara was one of the National Park that we visited. We had one night only inside Lake Manyara and it sounded enough. This is one of the parks that, when we entered it, we started to enjoy ground water forest where a lot of baboon troops are around the way to greet you.

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