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Tanzania

Lake Manyara

Explore Lake Manyara

Famous for its tree-climbing lions, Lake Manyara National Park offers a wide diversity of habitats and wildlife to discover. The park is dominated by Lake Manyara, a shallow alkaline stretch of water that attracts masses of flamingos. Ernest Hemingway called this lake 'the most beautiful lake in all Africa'. As one of Tanzania's most popular parks, expect to see big game as well as colorful birdlife.

Highlights

  • Discover one of the best loved parks in Tanzania
  • Home to famous tree-climbing lions
  • Witness large flocks of flamingo attracted to Lake Manyara
  • Sensational game viewing and safari activities
  • Uncover exceptional birdwatching experiences with over 380 species recorded

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Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Lake Manyara

  • Zebra
    Zebra
  • Wildebeest
    Wildebeest
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Maasai Giraffe
    Maasai Giraffe
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Flamingo
    Flamingo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Bushbuck
    Bushbuck
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
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