LAKE MANYARA HOLIDAYS

A Lake once described by Ernest Hemingway as "the loveliest I had seen in Africa", Lake Manyara is full of stunning scenery. From the moment you enter the entrance gate, you are immersed in to a lush groundwater forest, watched by relaxing baboons as blue monkeys dart in-between the ancient trees.

Contrasting with the intimacy of the forest is the grassy floodplain and its expansive views eastward, across the alkaline lake, to the jagged blue volcanic peaks that rise from the endless Maasai Steppes. Herds of Wildebeests, zebra and large buffalo congregate on these grassy plains, as do giraffes – some so dark in coloration that they appear to be black from a distance. Heading inland of the floodplain, you can find Manyara's famous tree-climbing lions, and elephants within the acacia woodland.

The variety of bird life at Lake Manyara National Park is staggering. There has been over 400 species recorded in the park with diversity ranging from Flamingos wading in the lake, to the Long-crested Eagle soaring effortlessly above, and the Grey-headed Kingfisher perched on a branch waiting patiently for the next passing insect. It is entirely possible to see a hundred species in one day, even for a first time visitor.

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Africa Collection founder and director Chris Fortescue

Chris

Africa Collection travel expert Shelley Phillips

Shelley

Africa Collection founder and director James Westrip

James

Africa Collection travel expert Chania Hemsley-Smith

Chania

Africa Collection travel expert Lee-Anne Carnell

Lee-Anne

Africa Collection travel expert Rebecca Aylett

Rebecca

Africa Collection travel expert Laura Turley

Laura

Africa Collection travel expert Kirsty Anscomb

Kirsty

Africa Collection travel expert Storm Napier

Storm

Africa Collection travel expert Molly Williams

Molly

Africa Collection travel expert Wendy Baker-Gourley

Wendy

Africa Collection travel expert Katie Horton

Katie

Africa Collection travel expert Liesl Huisman

Liesl

Africa Collection travel expert Natasha Rautenbach

Natasha

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