Location: Approximately 2.5 hours from Arusha on the road en route to the Ngorongoro Crater

Animals: Elephants, Wildebeest, Buffalo, Hippo, Impala, Bushbuck, Waterbuck, Klipspringers, Zebra, Giraffe, Mongoose, Warthog, Leopards and the famous tree-climbing Lions, Blue Monkeys, Vervet Monkeys, Baboons, and over 380 bird-species including impressive flocks of Flamingos feeding on the lake’s algae.

Activities: Biking, Hiking, Game drive


This beautiful park is famous for its tree climbing lions, large buffalo, wildebeest, baboons, blue monkeys, elephants and perfect introduction to Tanzania’s birdlife. Stretching for 50km along the base of rusty-gold 600-metre high Rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara is scenic gem , with a setting described by Ernest Hemingway, as “the loveliest I had seen in Africa’’. It consists of a thin green band of forest, white-hot shores of an ancient soda lake .This wedge of surprisingly varied vegetation supports a wealth of wildlife, nourished by the streams flowing out of the escarpments base and waterfalls spilling over the cliffs.

It has greatest concentration of species of bird, more than 400 species have been recorded and you can observe up to 100 of them in a single dat. It has thousands of pink hued flamingos on their perpetual migration; also it includes large water birds such as pelicans, cormorants and storks. Acacia woodland shelters the park’s famous tree-climbing lions, lying among the branches in the heat of the day. Feeding in the undergrowth or dozing in the dry riverbeds is a country’s densest populations of buffalo and elephants.


In the deep southern side of the park, hot springs, bubbles to the surface as hippo wallow near the lake’s sedge-lined borders.

Bird watching: ThePark’s dazzling variety of birds includes thousands of red-billed quelea flitting over the water, pelicans, cormorants and the pink flamingos. There are over 380 bird species including EUrasian migrant birds,Acacia associated birds,raptor and 3 endangered species.The lake is also a feeding ground the flamingos gathering in then of thousands or several making it a great spot for flamingo watching.


SOP for Tourism Tanzania

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world, including Tanzania. In order to ensure the safety of tourists and locals, the Tanzanian government has implemented a set of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for COVID-19 response.


All tourists visiting Tanzania are required to present a negative COVID-19 test result, taken within 72 hours prior to arrival. Visitors who do not present a negative test result will be required to take a test upon arrival and quarantine until the results are available.


Tanzania has also implemented strict health protocols at all points of entry, including airports and ports. These protocols include temperature screenings, mandatory wearing of face masks, and physical distancing measures.


Tourists are also encouraged to practice good hygiene, including frequent hand washing and avoiding close contact with individuals who are displaying symptoms of COVID-19.


Tourists are advised to download the COVID-19 App, which will help monitor their health status and provide real-time updates on COVID-19 in Tanzania.


Hotels, resorts, and other tourist accommodations must follow strict SOPs for cleanliness and sanitation. All tourist sites and attractions, including national parks and wildlife reserves, must also follow SOPs to ensure the safety of visitors.

In the event of a COVID-19 outbreak, the Tanzanian government has established a comprehensive response plan that includes contact tracing, testing, and isolation of affected individuals.

Tanzania remains committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience for all tourists while also protecting public health. Visitors are encouraged to follow all COVID-19 SOPs and to take personal responsibility for their health and safety.

Please note that these SOPs are subject to change as the COVID-19 situation evolves. It is advisable to stay updated on the latest developments and requirements before traveling to Tanzania.