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The stunning environment, the vast soda lake that is teeming with flamingos, and the exceptional bird life all contribute to making Lake Manyara National Park a popular tourist destination. There are large groups of baboons that wander around the forest, as well as herds of elephants and, if you’re very fortunate, even some tree-climbing lions. You can view all of these animals if you go into the forest. A wide range of animals, such as buffaloes, warthogs, giraffes, wildebeest, and zebras, can be seen roaming the area surrounding soda lake. You’ll have a good chance of seeing hippos in the Hippo Pool, which is relatively shallow. There are occasions when you can come across large numbers of them taking a refreshing mud bath and sheltering from the scorching sun.

The escarpment of the Rift Valley
The breathtaking Rift Valley Escarpment can be seen from Lake Manyara as well. It rises about 400 meters above the lake. The Great Rift Valley is a long fault line that traverses Africa from east to west. About 20–25 million years ago, when the Earth’s crust was being torn apart, it was formed. This massive structure, which seems from space to be two parallel lines flowing down Africa, is clearly visible from orbit. It offers a wide variety of habitat types. Acacia forests, tropical forests, mountain cliffs, hot springs, grassy plains, and a massive soda lake are all yours to explore.

Most common animals in Arusha National Park
Zebras, Hippos, Giraffes, Lions, Elephants, Impalas, Wildebeest, Buffaloes, Flamingos

Baboons, Blue monkey