PANORAMA SAFARI CAMP – LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Panorama safari camp is considered a mid- range accommodation but it can also be used as budget options found south west of Barabarani lying above lake manyara national park (the famous park for tree climbing lions). The camp is situated in the rift valley in Mtfo wa Mbu areas close to Lake Manyara national park in Tanzania. The camp is convenient and affordable to budget travellers/tourists and in an ideal position for those who like to crawl the national parks of Tanzania with breathtaking views of the Great Rift Valley, Lake Manyara, and surrounded areas. Baboons are daily visitors at the camp since they enjoy walking around undisturbed and chameleons in the garden . One can be at the lodge by road transport from Arusha town taking approximately 3- 4 hour’s 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.
Panorama safari camp consists of over 10 comfortable and spacious rooms with the view of the lake and gardens built in African Traditional style with natural materials. Each room has flushing toilets, outside showers, wrapped mosquito nets, free bottled water, free toiletries, pillows, slippers in the room and many more. Rooms have sitting areas and verandas that give stunning views of the park and surrounding areas. Rooms are well equipped with comfortable clean 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 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.
Panorama safari camp offers more services and facilities which include;
A restaurant that serves delicious meal types both international and local cuisine to meet guests choice with juice (carrot, pineapple, mango juice etc) ; buffet breakfast , picnic lunch and dinner in the dining room and in the bush while enjoying the stars served by well trained, welcoming and organized staff .
A well – stocked bar awith 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, the Great Rift Valley escarpment and surrounding areas,
Free and ample parking space available, , Laundry and ironing services available , Airport pickups and drop-offs offered , Wifi available at the camp that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends ,Excellent and comfortable clean beddings ,Recreational activities available at the camp like boating at lake manyara, game drive in the park where you spot different and wide range of animals , football playing , nature walks in the park 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. 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