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Full-Day Lake Manyara National Park Tour

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Address: Arusha 1355, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255 (27) 2548952
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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First Safari Experience - good introduction

This was my first visited National Park in Africa. It was a lovely introduction. I didn't see significant amounts of game but the animals I did see were very close and quite... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago

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Detroit, Michigan
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Manyara National Park was the first place that we visited while on safari with National Geographic Expeditions. This was one of Ernest Hemingway's favorite places in Africa. This park is a forest and it challenges its visitors because the wildlife blends in so well. Our drivers and safari experts were amazing. They spotted both animals and birds with ease... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unless you are an avid "birder" or have limited time, this park does not offer a lot of game. Most of the park is covered by an alkaline lake. It is famous for the large flocks of flamingos, which had migrated away as it was their breeding season. It is also famous for the tree-climbing lions, which are not really... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you plan a safari in all main Parks of the north of Tanzania, this is not the most interesting one. Yes, there are many wild animals and the vegetation is luxuriant but nothing comparable with the more famous Serengeti, Tarangire or Ngororngoro. If you plan to do only a few days of Safari, you can skip this Park. On... More 

Thank Giorgio C
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great safari through the forest and along the Lake allowed us to see plenty of animals: flamingo birds, pelicans, eagles, elephants, girafes, hippopotamus, monkeys, babouins and many others. Wonderful show offered by thousand of flamingo birds flying on the lake. A must among the Tanzanian parks.

Thank Francesco M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first visited National Park in Africa. It was a lovely introduction. I didn't see significant amounts of game but the animals I did see were very close and quite happy to continue with their lives right in front of the vehicle. The scenery was lovely to and unexpected - I didn't realise it would be so green... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This was the last park after a full 10 day safari.In terms of sightings it was the poorest mostly because the huge trees obscure all the animals. Mara and Serengeti are grasslands.This is a forest.So while the safari experience was pleasant with the trees providing shade and it having a jungle feel,the animals we spotted were few and far between.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This was the first stop on our Safari. Very nice place. Easy to drive around. Got up close and personnel with some Elephants including little baby elephants. Saw lots of baboons, Giraffes, Hippos, beautiful birds, Buffalo and more. Scenery is stunning.

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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

We had full day day trip to Lake Manyara National Park , the park is similar with other , we saw many animal like, Elephants,giraffes, zebra lion and so .......

Thank Experience Z
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

we really enjoyed the day observing wild animals and birds in the Lake Manyara National Park. There were so many elephants, zebras, giraffes and monkeys we could not believe our eyes. Amazing!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We drove into the park from the southeast entrance and the landscape changed almost immediately. We found ourselves in a heavily forested section and had wildlife all around us. From baboon's to elephants the forest just revealed them. After the forest we came to a flat plane area where we saw giraffe, hippos, storks, flamingos and much more. This is... More 

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