Location: Lake Manyara, Tanzania
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Lake Manyara is most famous for its tree-climbing lions. But the area holds another secret: romantic and luxurious treehouses on stilts shaded underneath the canopy of Mahogany trees. Blending into their natural landscape, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge is one of the best places from which to discover Tanzania’s wildlife and its natural wonders.
Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Learn about the Maasai and Tanzania’s rich culture

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Wildlife at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

About Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge is a great place for families and welcomes kids of all ages. The lodge runs its own “WILDChild” children’s program that teaches kids all about Tanzania, Africa’s wild animals and nature. Lake Manyara is home to a rich nocturnal nightlife – like the aardvark and bat-eared fox – as well as herds of African animals during the day. Daily game viewing drives are led by experienced and well-trained guides and trackers who know the Lake Manyara area like the back of their hand.

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Game drives at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

The friendly staff at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Game drives in the beautiful area around the lodge, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge Accommodation

Guests can choose from 9 treehouse suites and 1 family suite, which are shaded by a large mahogany forest. Each suite has outdoor showers and for those who want to stay connected to the outside world, there’s also WI-FI in each suite. The lodge itself has been designed with a low-impact on the environment. Located in a remote area of the park, the lodge is dedicated to nature conservation in the game-rich wilderness.

Guests can enjoy a forest boma, outdoor dining area and guest areas that are decorated by local artworks and fabrics. There’s also an interactive kitchen on hand where guests can watch chefs prepare delicious food; dinner can be enjoyed in the boma or on the dining decks – each boasting forest views. There’s also a small safari shop on site where guests can browse the handmade items and curiosities.

Bathroom, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Suite, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge Activities

Situated in a remote and secluded area of the park, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge offers a fantastic wildlife experience.

  • Birders are welcome here, the area is home to about 400 – 600 bird species
  • Get to know the Maasai on a cultural visit
  • Explore Lake Manyara by bicycle or 4×4 and watch the massive herds of elephant and buffalo, giraffe, Olive baboon, hippo and flamingoes
  • Relax with a massage at the massage sala
  • Take a dip in the big swimming pool
  • Enjoy the spectacular Rift Valley scenery and dramatic escarpment views
  • Go on game drives to see the incredible habitats and wildlife, renowned for tree-climbing lions
  • Take photos at the soda lake with pink flamingos
  • Explore the Maji Moto hot springs

Spa, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Flamingoes at Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Sunset drinks at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

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