Tour Type
Day trips
1 day Lake Manyara safari
Lake Manyara national park

The best 1 day Lake Manyara safari

The best 1 day Lake Manyara safari Overview

The 1-day Lake Manyara safari promises an unforgettable expedition into the captivating landscapes and wildlife of Tanzania, departing from Arusha or Moshi. Starting early in the morning, you’ll embark on a thrilling adventure as you venture towards Lake Manyara National Park.

This 1 day Lake Manyara National Park journey unfolds with a picturesque drive, revealing the awe-inspiring splendor of the Great Rift Valley escarpment. Upon entering the park, you’ll be immersed in a world of natural wonders. Look out for the iconic tree-climbing lions, majestic elephants, graceful giraffes, and vibrant flocks of flamingos congregating along the glistening lake shores. Bird enthusiasts will be enthralled by the park’s remarkable birdlife, while the breathtaking vistas and magical sunsets will leave an indelible mark on your memory.

The best time for 1 day Lake Manyara safari

The best time for a one-day Lake Manyara safari would typically be during the dry season, which runs from June to October. During this period, the vegetation is less dense, making it easier to spot wildlife as they gather around the limited water sources. Additionally, the weather is generally pleasant, with mild temperatures and lower chances of rainfall. The dry season also coincides with the migration of flamingos to Lake Manyara, offering a stunning spectacle of thousands of vibrant pink birds.

1-day Lake Manyara National Park safari price

The best and most affordable price for 1 day Lake Manyara national park safari in Tanzania is from $200 to $500 per traveler depending on number of people in a group safari, budget, mid-range, and luxury safari services. These prices and costs are paid in Euros, Dollars, Pounds, and Tanzania Shillings. This 1-day Lake Manyara safari price includes park entry fees, an open-roof vehicle with an expert driver guide, a lunch box, and a 1.5-liter bottle of drinking water.


his 1-day Lake Manyara safari begins with an early morning pick-up from your accommodation in Arusha or Moshi and departs for Lake Manyara National Park, enjoying scenic views along the way. Arrive at the park's entrance, complete the necessary entry formalities, and begin the morning game drive, accompanied by an experienced guide.

Explore the diverse landscapes of Lake Manyara National Park, including lush forests, open savannahs, and the shores of the lake. Keep an eye out for a variety of wildlife, such as elephants, giraffes, zebras, buffalo, and antelopes. Search for the famous tree-climbing lions that reside in the park. Marvel at the vibrant birdlife, including flamingos, pelicans, and numerous other species, before resting for lunch at a picnic site inside the park. After lunch, resume the game drive, continuing your exploration of Lake Manyara National Park. Visit different areas of the park to maximize wildlife sightings and enjoy the stunning scenery. As the day draws to a close, capture the beautiful sunset over the lake or surrounding landscapes, then begin the journey back to Arusha, reflecting on the memorable experiences and wildlife encounters of the day.

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