- Sep, 04/2019
- By: Fahad
Lake Manyara national park is one of the smallest Tanzania national parks in Manyara and Arusha regions, situated between Lake Manyara and the Great Rift Valley. The park covers an area of 648.7 km2, of which 262.7 km2 is covered by lake and 386 km2 is dry land.
The most famous spectacle in the park is the tree-climbing lions, which are occasionally seen along branches of acacia trees, the national park is also home to the largest concentration of baboons.
The alkaline soda of Lake Manyara is home to an incredible array of bird life including Pink flamingoes, pelicans, spoonbills, Egyptian geese and hammerkops. Other animals found in the park include buffalo, elephants, leopards, impala, giraffes, zebra, wildebeest, ostrich, hippos and over 400 bird species.
Tourist activities offered within a park include Day Game Viewing, Night Game drive, Walking safari, canoeing, Bird watching, Camping, photographing, Picnicking, Boardwalk way (Majimoto Boardwalk way) and Canopy Walkway.
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