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Full-Day Lake Manyara National Park Tour

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Address: Arusha, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255 (27) 2548952
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Full Day with National Geo Expeditions

Elephants and giraffes, baboons everywhere. We took a 1/2 day late afternoon, and returned the next day early because of different movement in the animals. Felt like we were the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Gainesville, Georgia
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Gainesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Elephants and giraffes, baboons everywhere. We took a 1/2 day late afternoon, and returned the next day early because of different movement in the animals. Felt like we were the only ones in the park, no rush and enjoyed the wildlife. It was our first day out with National Geo good started safari.

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Arusha, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

TANAPA's Manyara National Park is the only extensive protected freshwater wetland, in the Arusha-Manyara region, to provide half-way decent viewing facilities for keen birders to see a multitude of waterbirds. As such it should be on every birder's itinerary. Demand that your safari operator and driver take you there, and that they allow you plenty of time, preferably visit in... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We saw so many families of baboons - everywhere. That was fun. We really didn't see much else in the park. Lake Manyara is nearly dried up. I could easily have skipped this park.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

This is very different to the crater and I would highly recommend this safari aswell as the crater. Lots of beautiful trees and forest in this park. We saw hippos, lots of giraffes, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, warthog, flamingoes, lots of birds. We didn't think we were going to see an elephant which is normally easy to see in this park... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Many people will often visit Lake Manyara National Park enroute to or from the Crater, as part of a short half day safari. Often they won't even spend the night in the area, but will rush on, so as to include as many areas, in as short a space of time as possible. Though this can save on money, but... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We saw many troops of baboons and varieties of monkeys who seemed to be entertaining us along the way. The park starts out as jungle and then opens into grazing areas. We saw lots of different animals and many different trees...just beautiful.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

While this park is famous for its tree climbing lions, we didn't see any. We did however see hundreds of baboons and other monkeys up close and easy to photograph. The lake is particularly low this season and this seems to have affected wildlife sightings. We did see elephant and giraffe but only at a distance. I would recommend this... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We did not see the tree climbing lions and only saw a few elephants...no flamingos either, but then everyone sees different things when you go there. We did see hundreds of monkey, especially baboons walking down the roads in huge troops, climbing on our vehicles and putting on an amusing show. The hippo pools were great and we were lucky... More 

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This was one of our first parks we entered during our 8 day Safari......while there is not a lot of water in the lake, the wildlife is in full swing here....,we saw several types of monkeys, Zebras, Wildabeast and many more.....it was a great start to a great Safari !

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Arusha Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We went lake Eyasi after game drive in lake Manyara in Eyas we went to Hunt with bushman.we experienced a lot to bushman and datoga.thank lakengozi tour for you assists us

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