Things to do in Manyara
There are so many exciting activities while in Manyara National Park. Including Walking Safaris, night game drives, canoeing, bird watching, and hot bush meals. Also, remember Manyara is famous for tree-climbing lions in Tanzania.
Most of Tanzania’s parks offer the best birds watching experience. Lake Manyara is one of the best parks for bird watching. There are many bird species that can be seen around the lake shores, more than 400 species have been recorded in this park.
Some of these birds include thousands of pink-hued flamingos on their perpetual migration, as well as other large water birds such as pelicans, Cormorants, and Storks. Other birds are Silvery Cheeked Hornbill, Crowned Hornbill, Narina Trogon, Emerald Cuckoo,
Long-tailed Fiscal, Schawlow’s Turaco, Crested Guinea Fowl, and Crowned Eagles. Our guides are well-trained about bird life and becoming familiar with many birds inside and outside the parks, this is to make sure that your holiday with us will be unforgettable.
Boating and canoeing
The Canoeing and Boating excursions in Lake Manyara are the best option for exploring the soda-colored shores of Lake Manyara with thousands of pink flamingos. Lake Manyara is a shallow alkaline lake that was formed by the depression of the rift valley.
The big area of Manyara National park is covered by water which is fed by underground springs and streams running down from the surrounding Ngorongoro Highlands. This makes the park a good place for a canoeing experience, especially when the water level is sufficient.
The park offers many attractions, including the Hippo pull and hot spring water. Despite the presence of crocodiles and hippos, the expeditions are extremely safe and carefully organized with the help of professional guides who are aware of the activity.
During a water excursion of about 2 hours, different aquatic species can be seen, not only that but also the tourists will enjoy the beautiful scenic views of Manyara National Park which has a diverse habitat made up of acacia woodlands, evergreen forests, and savannah plains.
Night Game Drive
The Night Game Drive in Lake Manyara National Park is among the unforgettable experience during your holiday. During the night game drive, you will be able to see most of the nocturnal animals spend their time for night activities, including hunting. You may think how is that possible, but yes, it is absolutely possible in the African bush.
The night game drive takes place around the thick forest where you may easily sport some animals such as Hippos, Leopards, Elephants, blue monkeys, aardvarks, porcupines, civet cats, and sometimes the trees climbing Lions. Never miss this opportunity to witness animals in the bush during the relaxed night.