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Stop At: Lake Manyara National Park Tanzania
The Park is found in between Arusha and Manyara Region. It is situated between Lake M anyara and the Great Rift Valley. The Park is located 130km south west of Arusha It’s administered by the Tanzania National Parks Authority(TANAPA) covering a total surface area of 330sq km including a lake surface covering 230sq km. Lake Manyara is the part of Lake Manyara Biosphere Reserve which include the Marang Reserved Forest and Lake Manyara importart Bird area.
The Lake Manyara is alkaline lake where in its edge provide feeding area for a thousands of flamingo and it’s the only area in Tanzania with large number of birds’ species more than 500 species have been documented in the park. The birds such as Great white pelican, pink-backed pelican,grey heron, yellow –billed stork, marabou stork, greater flamingo and lesser flamingo etc.
The lake also has a number of Fishes such as endangered Oreochromis Amphimelas fish, Cichlid family.
The Park has a variety of diverse habitats such as evergreen underground water forest, woodlands in the western shore of the lake, extensive swamps, grassland which provides awide area for wildlife and birds to graze,climb,hide and drink.
While trekking in the Park expect to view different mammals such as Thousands of Wildebeest, Thomson’s & Grant’s Gazelle, Zebra, Bushbuck, Waterbuck, bush elephant, giraffe, baboons, warthogs, hippopotamus, African wild cats, African civet, spotted hyena, honey badge, black-backed, climbing tree lion, leopard.
The Park has a great number of butterflies, 180 species have been documented in the Park.
The Rain season starts at November to April so the best time to visit is from July to September since it’s the dry season.
Duration: 6 hours