Lake manyara national park is at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, stretching for about several miles. The park covers about 130 sq miles (336 sq km), it has a spectacular view with easy back drop on Rift valley. The surrounding vicinity comprises forest and green grassland. Lake manyara offers perfect introduction to Tanzania wildlife species including birds.
Manyara offers varieties of wildlife animals including; lions, leopards, cheetah, elephants, jackals, african wild dogs, african cape buffalo, wildebeest, grants and thomson´s gazelles, hippos and many other large herd of mammals like, eland, baboon, dikdik and over 400 different species of birds.