Day Tour to Lake Manyara National Park

Buffalo at Lake Manyara National Park
Lake Manyara National Park is a gem in the Great Rift Valley and an excellent day-trip safari from Arusha Town.

Day Tour Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park is famous for tree-climbing lions, flamingoes, and families of giraffes. It’s also a favorite park of bird watchers, boasting over 400 species of birds, including Hornbills, Turacos, and Crowned Eagles.

 Park size: 330 sq km (127 sq miles), of which up to 200 sq km (77 sq miles) is lake when water levels are high.

Animal Attractions

  • Tree-Climbing Lions
  • Leopards
  • Giraffes
  • Elephants
  • Bushbucks
  • Impalas
  • Zebras
  • Hippos
  • Flamingoes

Learn more about Lake Manyara National Park.

Other Attractions

  • Scenic Great Rift Valley
  • Lake Manyara’s shores
  • Hippo pool
  • Tree Top Walkway
  • Thermal springs

Day Tour Itinerary

An early morning departure from your accommodation/residence and drive to Lake Manyara National Park.

Enjoy a game drive in Manyara National Park through the diverse natural zones: lake forest, grassy plains, waterfront, and thermal springs. Stretch your legs on the tree top walk. Enjoy lunch with a view of the Great Rift Valley or overlooking Lake Manyara.

Depart Manyara National Park around 5 or 6 pm (park gate closes at 6 pm), and drive back to Arusha. Dinner at your accommodation.

Alternative Option: add a day tour to Lake Manyara to the beginning or end of a multi-day Northern Circuit trip, and we will assist with transport to your accommodation in Karatu or Arusha.

Experience Tanzania with RA Expeditions Ltd, the Safari Experts in Tanzania

Duration: 1 day;  Price: From $373 (2 ppl, sharing); Starting Point: Arusha  Ending Point:  Arusha

Contact us to book your day tour to Lake Manyara National Park. Ask about transportation to/from Moshi, Karatu or another location.