Tanzania Night game Safaris

Tanzania Night game Safaris – Travel to Tanzania and explore it all, as our expert Trip Leaders and driver-guides help you seek out the most elusive African game. And we immerse ourselves in the local culture through rewarding visits to schools and villages. At night, we retire to unique and varied lodgings, including Tanzanian lodges and a four-night stay at our O.A.T. private tented safari camp in the Serengeti, where delicious cuisine and first-rate service close out each day of discovery.

Explore wildlife in the bush at night in Lake Manyara.

A whole new world of animal species (nocturnal) await you on a night game drive. It gives you a different perspective of the park and wildlife. Especially a night game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.

Tanzania Night game Safaris

Lake Manyara ecosytem 

Lake Manyara is the ideal location for a night game drive because of its many ecosystems. It is said to have 11 different systems with the lake, rift valley cliffs and ground water forest.

Lake Manyara wildlife

The less seen animals are generally active at night and Lake Manyara National Park are full of them! Porcupines, genets and civet cats are frequent visitors to the forest. Hippos are nocturnal animals (active by night) and it is highly likely to see many of these beasts grazing on the side of the road. Lion sightings are more common and where lions are mostly sleeping in day time at night they are almost always active.

Night game drive programme

Your drive starts around 20:00 from where you head into the thick ground-water forest of Lake Manyara. From the forest you head down towards the lake following the Simba River to the hippo pools. You will return back to the forest and finally be back at the park gate around 22:30. We can either leave you at the gate to be collected by your safari driver or we can take you to the Serena Manyara Lodge for collection.

Tanzania Night game Safaris

This night safari will give you an entirely different perspective of the park and wildlife.