Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania? If you're planning to go to Lake Manyara National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania

Based on the climate and weather in Lake Manyara National Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania by month

January

January here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage

February

Traveling to Lake Manyara National Park in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

March

March is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants

April

April here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants

May

If you are traveling to Lake Manyara National Park in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

June

If you are traveling to Lake Manyara National Park in June, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

July

If you are traveling to Lake Manyara National Park in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

August

If you are traveling to Lake Manyara National Park in August, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

October

Traveling to Lake Manyara National Park in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

November in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

If you go to Lake Manyara National Park in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lake Manyara National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Lake Manyara National Park

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