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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 day safari species of birds game drives beautiful park few hours in addition beautiful place great safari definitely worth a visit small area the great rift valley ngorongoro conservation area
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to see animals especially birds- small, medium, big and gigantic. Very different than Ngorongo, Serengeti, Tarangire. In the Rift Valley.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Havepassportwill
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful little park with tons of cool birds. Baby wildebeest being born. Loads of baboons. Not a crowded park in February.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank H7678XMcarolyns
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first game drive and we saw a lion with his kill and a huge herd of elephants crossed right in front of the b van. There were numerous other animals and it was also quite quiet.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank suejm
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the flamingos to the Cape buffalo you get up close to nature the elephants and occasional lion rounded out the experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CarolR3406
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went round here for one day and saw lots of wildlife highlights being elephants mud bathing and tree climbing lions. Would recommend especially if you are a keen birder as plenty of species including a lot of wetland birds.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LizJohno2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After our Kilimanjaro Climbing with Tanzania Horizon Safaris we decided to go for 2 days / 1 night Tarangire & Lake Manyara, Everything was great during an almost year long planning process to the very end. Communication was perfect and the Safari spectacular and varied.I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lizzyevan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for a safari drive and were not disappointed! We saw so many animals, pretty much everything we were hoping to see except Rhino, which are quite elusive. There are many birds and baboons. All are fun to watch. I would recommend this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WPLandry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A compact and easily accessible game park. On our visit we saw every game animal except rhino. The Elephants seemed to follow us around as did the Giraffes and Zebras. There were leopard and buffalo all of which are clearly seen up close from the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank barnettodds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake Manyara National Park was the second park of our 6-days safari. This park was very different from all the other ones, as it is situated between the shore of the lake and a "mountain chain". We loved our day of safari there. We saw...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nicostld
Reviewed January 18, 2019

We were very lucky at Lake Manyara. We really didn't have great expectations as we had heard it was often difficult to see the animals here due to the dense forestation. Of course there are mahogany, strangler fig, croton and acacia trees in a jungle...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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April 18, 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
June 25, 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 !