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History

Ancient history and settlement.

Lake Manyara National Park was gazette as a National park in 1960 and was declared as Man and Biosphere Reserve in 1981. The park has an area of 648.7 km2 (402 sq miles) of which 262.7 km(163 sq miles) is covered by lake and 386 km(240 sq miles) is dry land. The park delivered its name from a plant called Euphorbia tirucalli, known as Emanyara in Maasai language. The Maasai people use this plant to protect their bomas (hedge

Climate

The rainfall pattern of the park is bi-modal with short rains starting from November to December and long rains from February to May, dry season is from late June to October, annual mean temperature is 26.50C, average temperature 11.340C and relative humidity ranges from 45% – 85%.


Best times to visit

The park can be accessed throughout the year. However June to October is the best time for large mammals and November to July is ideal time for bird watching.

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Lake Manyara Tours

$1,359

Helam Tours Lake manyara

3 Days Safari Northern Tanzania: Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater

Arusha National Park, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Northern Tanzania

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10 days

$1,400
$900

Helam Tours Tarangire national Parks

4 Days Safari: Arusha ,Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Northern Tanzania, Serengeti, Tarangire

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15 days

$1,500

Helam Tours Serengeti

5 Days Safari: Arusha, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti

Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Northern Tanzania, Serengeti

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27 days

$2,360
$1,580

Helam Tours Serengeti

6 Days Safari: Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti

Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Northern Tanzania, Serengeti

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10 days

$2,920

Helam Tours Ngorongoro

6 Days Safari: Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti and Tarangire

Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Northern Tanzania, Serengeti, Tarangire

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8 days

$2,999

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13 Days Safari – Mt. Kilimanjaro Trekking & Wildlife Safari: Combined Tour

Kilimanjaro Trekking, Lake Manyara, Machame route, Ngorongoro, Northern Tanzania, Tarangire

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15 days

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