Non game-viewing travel time: 2½ hours
Distance: 125 km from Arusha Moshi 205
Pick up from Kilimanjaro airport Moshi or Arusha drive Lake Manyara national park. Arrive in time for game viewing Lake Manyara National Park for an afternoon game viewing. This national park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park), located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara’s unique tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the Lake Dinner overnight public campsite or lodge.