Lake Manyara National Park is located between the Ngorongoro
crater and Tarangire National Park. It covers 330 squares kilometers.
Not to miss is Lake Manyara itself and the tree climbing lions.
The park has wetland forest with Mahogany and fig trees, open
land, savannah, marshes and acacia woodland. There are large numbers
of wild animals such as common zebras, herds of buffaloes and
elephants, giraffes, impala, waterbuck, bushbuck, wildebeest,
klipspringer, spotted hyena and leopard. Lake Manyara is noted
for its wealth of birdlife from the birds of prey to the water
birds. Also resident are flocks of flamingoes, pelicans, ostriches,
marabou storks, white-backed ducks and goliath heron. In the lake
there are of hippos.