LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Lake Manyara National Park is located 126 km west of Arusha region and can be reached by car in an hour and a half. The size of Lake Manyara National Park is 648.7 km2 and it is found on the way to Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park. With wonderful and diversities of ecological varieties of living species, the park is recognized as incredible ecological zone because of its plenty lush green vegetation consisting of tall trees of the ground water forest, the tree climbing lions, the soda lake inhabited with thousands of pink-hued flamingos, large water birds and the troops of baboons. The blue monkeys and the rift valley escarpment will make your safari to this area incredible and unforgettable. The Park experiences bi-modal rainfall seasons with short rains starting from November to December and long rains from February to May. The Remaining months of the year are the dry season.
Lake Manyara National Park can be accessed by road or air. By using the roadway, there is a distance of about 115Km from Arusha city to the park – main gate via Makuyuni-Ngorongoro road. By Air, the park can be accessed through scheduled flights to Manyara Airstrips.