3 Days Lake Manyara Safari
3 days Lake Manyara safari starts and ends at the Kilimanjaro Airport. This Tanzania safari tour focuses on tree climbing lions. On the 3 days Lake Manyara safari you will tour Lake Manyara National Park. This is the home of the tree climbing lions. On the 3 days Lake Manyara safari you will have one night in Arusha. The other night will be spent in the wild in Lake Manyara. The 3 days Lake Manyara safari highlight is observing the tree climbing lions. Your 3 days Lake Manyara safari itinerary is below:
Day 1: ARRIVE IN ARUSHA
Our Tanzania safari rep will be at JRO for meet and greet. Upon meeting you will be briefed on the 3 days Lake Manyara Safari. You will depart Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). This will be on a transfer basis headed to Arusha. This is Tanzania’s tourism capital. It is also the launching pad for all Northern circuit safaris. It is in Arusha that the rest of the day is spent at leisure. Your overnight stay will be at the Ilboru Safari Lodge. This Tanzania safari lodge is beautifully located on the slope of Mt. Meru. What a perfect place to prepare for your adventure! Your accommodation at this lodge will be on bed and breakfast basis.
Day 2: SAFARI TO LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
You will wake up to a no pressure 3 days Lake Manyara safari breakfast. After checking out of your lodge, depart for Lake Manyara. This drive goes through Arusha Town as you head to Lake Manyara National Park. This park is one of the most diverse reserves in Tanzania. This is despite the fact that it is one of the smallest Tanzania parks. Lake Manyara which is a salty lake covers two thirds of the park. At the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley. In between the wall and the lake lies the ground water forest. These are areas of open grassland near the lake foreshore and the Soda Lake. You will enjoy a picnic lunch in this area. The area consists of open grassy areas, hot springs, dense woodlands and steep mountainsides. Lake Manyara National Park is a birding paradise. The park has more than 350 species of bird. The park is also famed for its unique and elusive tree-climbing lions. You will have a wonderful time searching for the tree climbing lions and other wildlife. In the evening you will return to your Lake Manyara lodge. You will dine and sleep at the Lake Manyara Hotel.
Day 3: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK – ARUSHA TOWN
Enjoy an early morning game drive in Lake Manyara. This is to be followed by breakfast at your lodge. Expect to see unspoiled paradise with ground water forest. The area is laced with underground springs. The springs team up with wildlife. They include elephants, hippos, giraffes, buffaloes and the largest baboon troops in Africa. There are also some of the antelopes. You will depart for Arusha proceeding onwards to JRO. End the 3 days Lake Manyara safari with a drop off in time for your departure flight.