Stretches 50 km along the base of the Rift Valley escarpment. The park consists of 330 sq. km (130 sq. miles) of lush jungle-like forest to grassy floodplains.
Lake Manyara is an alkaline lake, that covers over 200 sq. km (77 sq. miles) of the park during the wet season (November to June) and attracts over 400 species of birds.
Visitors can easily expect to see over 100 species of birds on any given day.
The park is 126 km (80 Mile) west of Arusha, though the main gate is 25 km east of the city.
It is also 58 km from Moshi and 35 km from Kilimanjaro Int’l. Airport (JRO).
Lake Manyara National Park is a great way to get acquainted with the adventure of a safari.
A one to two day visit will give you a taste of a safari and as a gateway to the Tarangire, Serengeti or Ngorongoro Conservatory Area.