early in the morning you will be picked from your hotel in Arusha town drives heading westwards to Lake manyara national park. First of all, we enjoy this morning with an introduction to northern Tanzanian culture, taking a short break to fascinating Mto wa Mbu village. Incredibly, this village is actually home to over eighteen thousand inhabitants, drawn from 120 different tribes.
Lake Manyara is a beautiful Park which contains a diverse range of habitats and topographical features ranging from the Rift Wall, ground water forest, acacia woodlands and open grasslands to the shores of Lake Manyara and the lake itself. Picnic Lunch is served at Msasa Picnic site which affords fabulous views of the lake.Following lunch well have afternoon game viewing in the park searching for the diverse flora and fauna of the park.
There are some 350 different bird species in the park. Lake Manyara provides sanctuary to a variety of animals such as the gazelle, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippo and the famous tree-climbing lions that are unique to the lake. Late afternoon drive back to your hotel in Arusha