Lake Manyara Day Trip Safari From Arusha

On the savannah plains, you may spot giraffe, troops of baboon, zebra, ostrich, elephant, bushbuck, aardvarks, and the occasional lions on the tree and leopard, while the lake is the home of over 400 species of birds such as shrikes, geese, hornbills, lesser and greater flamingoes, ibis and kingfishers.
Manyara National Park, the park famously held precious to Hemingway. Upon digesting the scenery of typically the groundwater forest, you swiftly recognize why he called it his favorite destination in Africa. Our professional guide gives you the chance to spot elusive tree—climbing lions resting after having an effective hunt, hippos cool down inside the pool, and flamingoes flocking together in their own natural habitat. 

Areas Visited

Lake Manyara National Park.● Hippo Pool● Lake Manyara● Gibb's Farm●Lake Manyara Serena


Duration: 1 DayPick up Point: ArushaDrop off point: ArushaActivities: In-depth Game viewing


Private $ 650 pp | Small-Group $ 498 ppReserve your space with full payment or a deposit and then pay the rest in installments (up to 6 installments without any fee).

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Lake Manyara is “the loveliest I had seen in Africa” 

Ernest Hemingway, American novelist, Short-story writer, Journalist, and Sportsman.

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5:30 A.M.

Meet & Greet at your hotel or residential place in Arusha city.

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    Our safari vehicle will meet you exactly at your hotel and our favorite safari guide—will pick you up and drive for about 2 hours to Lake Manyara National Park.

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7:45 A.M.

A Sumptuous Breakfast at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge—this exquisite paradise is nestled at the Great Rift Valley escarpment overlooking Lake Manyara.

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    Having a full course breakfast served at the panoramic restaurant, lit by the soft glow of lanterns...

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8:45 A.M.

Check—in at the Lake Manyara National ParkAnnounced by Ernest Hemingway to be the loveliest lake he'd seen throughout all his journey in Africa...

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    Lake Manyara National Park offers enormous topographical variety and abundant wildlife for its relatively manageable range of approximately 300 square kilometers, making it superb for a day trip safari.

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In—depth Exploration of Lake Manyara National Park.

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    On the savannah plains, you may spot giraffe, troops of baboon, zebra, ostrich, elephant, bushbuck, aardvarks and the occasional lions on the tree and leopard, while the lake is the home of over 400 species of birds such as shrikes, geese, hornbills, lesser and greater flamingoes, ibis and kingfishers.

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12:45 P.M.

Check out and drive to Gibb's Farm —Travel + Leisure World’s Best List #1 African Safari Lodge

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    We will leave the park and drive for about half an hour to Gibb's Farm for our private lunch experience... the lodge is situated on a charming coffee estate

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1:35 P.M.

Organic Farm—to—Table Lunch at Gibb's Farm followed by drinks of your choice.

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    Savor lunch at Gibb's Farm, where nearly every ingredient comes fresh from the estate's organic farm. With delicacies to suit every palate, this is sure to be a memorable meal.

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Extensive explore at Gibb's Farm according to your interest.

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    After enjoying a smorgasbord of organic dishes and drinks... Immerse yourself in the peace and serenity of Gibb's Farm; you may decide to take a bicycle tour, or learn about local culture from the attentive staff, or join a guided walk around the farm and forest where you will learn more about indigenous plant medicine.

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5:30 P.M.

One last look at Gibb's Farm

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    Explore the highlands' lush hills at Gibb’s Farm—having more than 80 years old working coffee estate offering farm—to—table dining, luxurious rooms with private verandas, and optional spa services.

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7:45 P.M.

Arrive in Arusha city at your hotel or residential place

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    Feel free to advise your safari guide on your drop—off point whether at the airport, hotel, or residential place in Arusha city. We expect to arrive in Arusha city at around 7.45 p.m. depending on the traffic.


INCLUSIONSWhat we'll Provide for you...

  • Gratuities

    Gratuities included for meals and porterage even substantial ones to your Safari Guide

  • Dining Experience

    ● 2 Meals are included i.e Breakfast at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge and Lunch at Gibbs Farm● Beverages including soft drinks, house wines, well spirits, and local beers.

  • Guaranteed Departure

    • Once booked, your trip will depart as scheduled. • No surcharge or supplemental cost ever imposed.

  • Seriously Stress—free Safari

    ● Government taxes● Lake Manyara National park fee● Snacks and refreshments en route● Transfers to and from your hotel in Arusha

  • Top—notch Local Safari Guide

    A highly—credentialed local Safari Guide during your safari.

  • Touching Lives of Forgotten Local Community

    A safari with us helps to change the lives of destitute and orphaned children in Tanzania

  • The Finest and Well—equipped 4x4 Safari Vehicle

    • Guaranteed window seat• Every guest is provided with a personal set of binoculars • Safari vehicles are equipped with a field guide library, an ice chest of soft drinks and mineral water, and bean bags for stabilizing long lenses.


  • All—Inclusive

    This safari is unmatched in its degree of included extras—from exceptional special events, seriously stress—free, and educational enhancements to the myriad little luxuries lavished upon guests throughout the safari.

  • Flexible Payment

    You may opt to make full payment either US Dollar 650 pp for Private Safari or US Dollar 498 pp for Small—Group or lock in your safari with a deposit and then pay the rest in installments whenever you like. (Without Any Fee).

  • Secure Online Payment

    Pay securely; book and make payment online using our partner's secure payment system, authenticated by DigiCert.

  • 2—Year Deposit Scheme™

    We understand that sometimes plans change. That’s why we have introduced a 2—Year Deposit Scheme™ i.e the payment or deposit will remain valid until you’re ready to do the same trip or another available trip within the next 2 years. And if you can't do the trip anymore, you can pass it on to a friend or relatives. 


US Dollar 650

Per Person

We convert this safari into a completely PRIVATE safari for you and your loved one, or family, or your friends


US Dollar 498

Per Person

The group varies from as few as 4 guests [and what service..!] to an average of 6 and never more than 12.



"The day trip safari you organized for us has been our highlight in Africa. You went beyond our expectations. Thank you so much..!

Lisa & Jennifer ChizekMichigan, USA