About Lake Manyara National Park
Size: 330 sq km (127 sq miles), of which up to 200square km (77 sq miles) is lake when water levels are high.
Location: In Northern Tanzania. The entrance gate lies 1.5 hours (126km/80 miles) west of Arusha along a newly surfaced road, close to the ethnically diverse market town of Mto wa Mbu.
By road, charter or scheduled flight from Arusha, en route to Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.
What to do
Game drives, night game drives, canoeing when the water levels is sufficiently high. Cultural tours, picnicking, bush lunch/dinner, mountain bike tours, abseiling and forest walks on the escarpment outside the park.
When to go
Dry season (July-
Accommodation One luxury tree house-
Inland of the floodplain, a narrow belt of acacia woodland is the favored haunt of Manyara’s legendary tree-