Lake Manyara National Park
During the British rule Lake Manyara was an important hunting area. It is 330 sq. km in size and two thirds of the park is Lake Manyara which is home to flamingos, pelicans, geese, duck, teals, herons, avocets, egrets, fish eagle, hamerkop, Egyptian geese and other water birds.
Lake Manyara is renowned for its famous tree climbing mountains (although lions do climb trees in other parks), it is also known for the highest density of elephants. You can expect to see zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, hippos, giraffes, impala, waterbucks, baboons, vervet monkeys and over 380 species of identified birds. Lake Manyara has accommodation to suit all budgets as well as activities for everyone such as walking trails, treetop walks etc.