Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania? If you're planning to go to Lake Manyara National Park, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


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.

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.

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

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January

January for Lake Manyara National Park is hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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February

If you go to Lake Manyara National Park in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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March

March for Lake Manyara National Park is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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April

If you are traveling to Lake Manyara National Park in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

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

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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).

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July

Traveling to Lake Manyara National Park in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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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).

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September

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

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October

October in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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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 a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December is hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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Activities for Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Lake Manyara National Park.

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