LAKE MANYARA MOTTO COTTAGES –LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Lake Manyara Motto Cottages is a mid- range accommodation (3 star) found in Mto wa Mbu areas in lake manyara national park in Tanzania, The Lodge is situated in an ideal place and it’s the best choice for the next stopover in Mto wa Mbu en route to Lake Manyara , Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater in other words its convenient to guests who want to explore or discover the above three parks with its stunning views. One can be at the lodge by road transport from Arusha town taking approximately 3- 4 hours drive from Arusha city (the gateway destination to different parks of Tanzania) and 50 minutes to fly to the close lake Manyara airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the lodge.
Lake Manyara Motto Cottages 24 comfortable and spacious rooms with the breathtaking views of the colorful garden built in African Traditional style with natural materials with modern comfort. Rooms are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, hot and cold showers with Bathtubs , wrapped mosquito nets, flat screen Tvs , free bottled water ,hair driers, extinguishers , slippers in the room and many more. Rooms have private bungalows, sitting areas and verandas that give stunning views of the gardens and surrounding areas. Rooms are well equipped with comfortable clean king and queen sized bed in doubles, twin, single and family rooming option. There are fire places at the lodge where guests relax and share experiences about the Tanzania safaris not only that it also provides warmth to visitors staying during the night. Rooms t cost 200$ per night and above, during High/ peak season the rate is slightly high than in Low season.
Lake Manyara Motto Cottages offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant that serves delicious meal types both international and local cuisine to meet guests choice ; continental breakfast , lunch and dinner in the dining room and in the bush served by well trained, welcoming and organized staff .
A well -stocked bar and shared lounge with variety of drinks both alcoholic and nonalcoholic refreshments ie. Local, cocktail, wines, spirits and international beers, you relax and sip the monk tail while overlooking the spectacular view of the park, color garden, the escarpment and surrounding areas,
A Blue water swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon , Free and ample parking space available, , Laundry and ironing services available , Airport pickups and drop-offs offered , Wifi available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Business centers with meetings place and conference that accommodates over 20 people and honey moon package etc , Massage services offered ,Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, Craft shop available at the lodge with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essentials , Recreational areas available at the lodge like boating at lake Manyara, game drive, football playing , hiking mention but a few.
Lake Manyara national park is situated in northern side of Tanzania occupying the total area of 352 Km squared including 230km squared of lake surface . The park is situated between lake Manyara and the great Rift Valley, it is found 126Km south west of Arusha in Tanzania . The park is among the most visited and protected area in Tanzania’s Arusha and Manyara Region. The park contains different animals which include; Elephants , Buffaloes ,Impalas, Antelopes, Zebras, Warthogs, Monkeys , Hippos ,Hyenas, Baboons, wildebeests , Giraffes etc and over 350 species of birds like; Eurasian Migrant Birds, Acacia Associated Birds, Raptors and 3 endangered Tanzania species like black collared love birds and ashly starling birds etc.
Lake Manyara national park is also famous for its Flocks of flamingos and tree climbing Lions. There are different attractions and activities in manyara national park which include; game drive since the park has more animals, you spot various animals while migrating from Tarangire , boat cruise at manyara lake, hot air ballooning, bird watching/birding since the park contains more bird species, nature walks in the park, , flying safaris, cultural visit in the local homes and many more activities. The park has different accommodations; Budget ,Mid range and luxury which are convenient and affordable to guests choices especially In the northern part of lake manyara national park