Olduvai Gorge

In the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, between Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti area lies the world's most important archaeological site known as the "OLDUVAI GORGE", the cradle of mankind, The earliest signs of mankind at Laetoli, where hominid foot prints are preserved in volcanic rock some 3.5 million years ago. In 1959 the Zing skull was discovered by Dr. Leakey at Olduvai Gorge. Zinjanthropus is believed to have lived 1.8 million years ago. In the 1970's, the footprints of animals were found by Mary Leakey at Laetoli some 45 kms. South of Olduvai Gorge.

In 1974 some fossils of the hominid tooth were discovered, dating back 2.4 million years. Between half a million and a million years ago, "Homo Erectus", a type of man, wandered around making use of hand axes. Many such tools were found at Olduvai

Visitors can learn more details of this fascinating story by visiting the gorge where guides will give on site interpretation of the gorge. Oldupai museum at the gorge is very useful for information and education.

Best Time: Whole year - rainy season in April & May

How to get there:b From Ngorongoro Crater 1 hour drive. From Arusha 4 hour drive.

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Zanzibar

Zanzibar is located about 35 kilometers off the East Coast of Tanzania. It comprises the 1,464 square kilometers, of Unguja (also known as Zanzibar) and the island of Pemba (868 - square kilometers), which is located about 50 kilometers north of Unguja and famed for its deep-sea fishing.

Pemba

Pemba, Arabs knew Pemba Island as the "Green Island", named after the lush vegetation of the coast. From a far, the Island resembles a floating forest. Archeological sites of great interest have been unearthed dating from the ninth to the 15th Century.
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Ngorongoro Region

NGORONGORO SERENA LODGE
NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE
NGORONGORO WILD LIFE LODGE
NGORONGORO CRATER LODGE
GIBB'S FARM LODGE (KARATU)
THE MANOR AT NGORONGORO
PLANTATION LODGE (KARATU)
NGORONGORO FARM HOUSE.

Manyara Region

LAKE MANYARA HOTEL
LAKE MANYARA SERENA LODGE
KIRURUMU TENTED LODGE
MAJI MOTO CAMP
MARAMBOI TENTED CAMP.
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Standard Safari

Camping in the bush of Tanzania is the quintessential African Safari experience. Just a piece of cloth between you and the African night. A quire of nocturnal birds, insects and distant roaring lions lullabies you to sleep.

Sitting around an open camp fire with the southern skies bright over head is the real way of appreciating Africa's magic. There are campsites everywhere and camping facilitates in all our safari itineraries, to any park or wilderness area in Tanzania.
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Mountain Climbing

Kilimanjaro is a giant stratovolcano reaching an elevation of 19,335.6 ft. (5,895 m). Other names for this volcano are: Kilima Dscharo Oldoinyo Oibor (white mountain in Masai), and Kilima Njaro meaning shining mountain in Swahili. This volcano's highest and youngest cone is named Kibo.

Shira to the west and Mawenzi in the east are older cones that make up Kilimanjaro. Kibo has not been active in recent times, but steam and sulfur are still emitted. At the top of Kibo's summit is a 1 1/2 mile (2 1/4 Km) wide crater.
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Air Transport

Is available there are daily scheduled flights from Arusha Airport to lake Manyara, Seronera and Grumeti River Camp in Serengeti National parks to Ngorongoro Crater, for those who need not to drive too long to these destinations. Advance booking is required.Read More>>