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From Arusha: Lake Manyara National Park Full-Day Trip

Product ID: 217725
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Explore the hidden wildlife and vegetation of the Lake Manyara National Park just a few kilometers from Arusha city. Experience the tour of a lifetime as you witness incredible big cats, giraffes, hippos, elephants, and up to 400 species of birds.
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Your hotel in Arusha
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the beauty of Lake Manyara National Park on a full-day trip
  • See the famous tree climbing lions and keep your eyes peeled for cheetahs and leopards
  • Try to spot some of the 400 species of birds which inhabit the park
  • Keep you eyes peeled for hippo, giraffe, zebras, and many other native species
Full description
Start the trip with hotel or international airport pick up in a 4x4 Land Cruiser. After a brief introduction, set off for Lake Manyara National Park, known for its incredible flamingos that inhabit the lakeside during the wet season. 

Begin your tour of the park and marvel at the 400 species of birds which inhabit the park, many of which remain throughout the year. Because of this Lake Manyara National Park is an excellent spot for bird watching. Visitors to the park can expect to see upwards of 100 different species of bird on any day.

As you drive into the interior of the park, keep your eyes peeled for big cats such as leopards, Masai lions, and cheetas. The leopards and lions are both known to lounge in the trees while not hunting for prey. Try to spot other mammals including elephants, blue monkeys, dik-dik, gazelles, Masai giraffe, impala, zebras, and more. Continue on to the hippopotamus pond at one end of the park where you will have the opportunity to get out of your van and observe from a safe distance.

Enjoy a late lunch in one of the many nearby camps. In the late afternoon depart for Arusha town where you will be dropped off at your hotel. 
  • Bottled water
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transport by 4x4 vehicle
  • National park entry fees
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch and soft drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
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