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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 safari experience species of birds game drives cape buffalo beautiful park in addition beautiful place definitely worth a visit small area the great rift valley ngorongoro conservation area great safari
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We started our safari journey at Lake Manyara and had a wonderful time watching the Baboons playing. We also had an incredible experience with a herd of elephants. We stayed at the Lake Manyara Tortills camp which overlooks the lake. this made for an exceptional...More

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

If you have seen Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater before you visit Lake Manyara...it could be a let down...but if you at first visit Lake Manyara and then the other two...your expectations will rise to the roof.

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

Lake Manyara National Park was the first stop on our safari. We saw so many types of animals! This included the amazing tree climbing lion and at least twenty elephants!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jackie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our game drives in the Lake Manyara National Park. The lake was so beautiful and there were so many animals to see. It was a great way to start our safari with Easy Travel and Tours. We wished we could have stayed at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ARJ50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our recent safari to Kenya and Tanzania we stopped at Lake Manyara park. Although we saw some cape buffalo, monkeys and elephants it was not as good as Amboseli, Serengeti or Masai Mara.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park doesn't have a ton of animals but the lake and birds are great. It's worth a the trip. The hot springs are really nice.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank aswad9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful little area, with not many visitors when we went there in February. Our guide got us in very quickly and we saw many birds and much wildlife in the time we were there. We were hoping to see the lions that habitat the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 44JHx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to our guide from Easy Travel, we entered the park by the second entrance with no traffic. We find ourselves in the park without other visitors, giving us the feeling of being alone in the wild. This park is very different from others in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Guy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
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18 April 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
25 June 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 !