Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara National Park nestled in Tanzania’s rainforest offers a truly thrilling sight. Find out why Lake Manyara amazes even seasoned travelers.
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Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara National Park stretches in Tanzania’s rainforest at the foot of The Great Rift Valley. Not only has the park attracted predators; it also has become home for huge colonies of pink flamingos whose number amazes even experienced travelers. The thick pink spot along the shore reflected from the water surface seems to raise manyfold their already huge population.

Lake Manyara

More than 400 kinds of birds inhabit the park, some of which can be found only in Tanzania in Manyara Park. Pelicans and storks, ibises and cranes, cormorants and marabous are all living in this small park. There is a great number of ancient bird families such as hornbills. As in other well-known parks of Tanzania you will certainly meet zebras, buffalos, elephants, giraffes, lions and many other representatives of the African fauna.

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Interesting Facts about Lake Manyara

Colonies of pink flamingos migrate from one lake to another throughout the year coming to Lake Manyara National Park in the period from June to September. As their abode they choose the mud flats where crustaceans, which are their main diet, live. Without it their feathers have grey-white color. While newly hatched flamingos are always grey, they become pink as they get older – in a year, thanks to the pigment carotene which is contained in their food.

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Tanzania Safari Tours through Lake Manyara

Kudu
Tour "Kudu" Six-day safari in Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Serengeti National Parks
days 6-day safari
+ 2 days in a hotel
Kudu
SIX-DAY SAFARI IN TARANGIRE, LAKE MANYARA, NGORONGORO AND SERENGETI NATIONAL PARKS This is a rich program that takes 6 days and includes a visit of all the most popular national parks in northern Tanzania.
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from $2585
Steenbok
Tour "Steenbok" Visit Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater on this exciting safari
days 3-day safari
+ 2 days in a hotel
Steenbok
3-DAY SAFARI IN TARANGIRE, LAKE MANYARA AND NGORONGORO NATIONAL PARKS This is a 3-day safari tour in the nearest national parks of Tanzania which includes absolutely dissimilar nature reserves.
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from $1217
Suni
Tour "Suni" Tarangire & Lake Manyara Safari Tour
days 2-day safari
+ 2 days in a hotel
Suni
TARANGIRE & LAKE MANYARA SAFARI TOUR This 2-day safari tour is perfect for those who want to see African animals in a short time.
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from $791
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