Lake Manyara National Park lies in a shallow depression at the base of the eastern branch of the Rift Valley, backed by the red and brown cliffs of the escarpment to west. This park is dominated by the lake and the beautiful cool lush and the mature ground water forest.
Primates including baboons, blue and velvet monkeys are among the most dominant mammalian species in the park.
Other animal species found her are elephants, buffalos, impalas, wildebeests, hippos, giraffes and zebras. Also the lions can be seen, sometimes stretching in the branches of the Acacia, a habit commonly seen in Manyara.