An archaeological treasure. Wouldn't go out of my way to see but it's on the way to Serengeti so it breaks up the trip nicely.
About Olduvai Gorge
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We had a wonderful guided tour through the gorge and saw the original sites of discovery of Australipithicus, Homo Habilis and Homo Erectus. I had goosebumps being that close to our ancient history.
One spot that we couldn't miss as we traveled from Serengeti National Park to the Ngorongoro Crater was the Oduvai Gorge. It's on the way, but not easy to find, unless you know the turn-off. But, our guide had been there many times previously, so...More
If you are in this area, the Olduvai (which is actually Oldupai) is a must to visit....full of history and valuable information on the beginning of mankind. The gentleman that gives the talk is informative and makes the experience very interesting. We look forward to...More
The Olduvai Gorge is between Ngorongoro and the Serengeti and people often just drive through. We stayed in one of the lodges and took a morning to walk through the gorge. Great for some walking exercise through the gorge with a Masai guide. With the...More
A long, dusty jeep drive in Tanzania lead to yet another extraordinary experience in Tanzania. In the middle of “nowhere”, within Serengeti National Park, this site is of universal significance. Here in the Great Rift Valley is the location of the oldest evidence of human...More
Very well spent half day. The new museum building looks super, due to open soon. Try and get a guide to bring you into gorge itself.
Only able to see a fraction of this gorge which was excavated initially by the Leakeys in the 70's Located in the Rift Valley which in itself runs virtually the lenght of Africa it has proved a wealth of artifacts and remains helping to understand...More
We visited on a day after a night or heavy rain and were not able to go down into the gorge but found the museum and the introductory talk to be very interesting and insightful. they are building a new museum and hope that they...More