Lake Manyara is a shallow freshwater lake located in the northern part of Tanzania, East Africa. It is situated at the base of the Great Rift Valley and is part of the Lake Manyara National Park. The lake is approximately 50 kilometers (31 miles) long and 15 kilometers (9 miles) wide, covering a total area of about 230 square kilometers (89 square miles). It is known for its diverse birdlife, including flamingos, pelicans, and various species of waterfowl. The surrounding area is also home to a wide variety of wildlife, such as elephants, giraffes, zebras, and lions, making it a popular destination for safari tours. The lush vegetation and picturesque landscapes add to the charm of this beautiful natural attraction.