Tanzania Horizon

Olduvai-Schlucht / Tagestour

Besuchen Sie die Olduvai-Schlucht – die Wiege der Menschheit direkt neben dem Ngorongoro-Krater und der Serengeti auf Ihrem Abenteuer in Tansania!

Besuch der Olduvai-Schlucht

Heute besuchen Sie auf Ihrem Weg vom Ngorongoro-Krater in der Serengeti ein bemerkenswertes Wahrzeichen. Die Olduiuvai-Schlucht gilt als Eine der wichtigsten paläoanthropologischen Lokalitäten der Welt. Vom Eingangstor gelangen Sie zu einem alten Ort voller Geschichte. Die Schlucht wurde entdeckt, nachdem ein alkalischer See, der sie bedeckte, aufgrund der Kräfte des großen Grabens und der vulkanischen Aktivität ausgetrocknet war und ausgestorbene tierische und menschliche Beweise freilegte. 1959 entdeckte die Archäologin Mary Leakey ein Schädelfragment eines frühen Hominiden, den ihr Ehemann Louis Leakey Zinjanthropus boisei nannte, aber wegen seiner starken Backenzähne, die auf eine vegetarische Ernährung hindeuten, den Spitznamen „Nussknackermann“ trug. Bis heute ist diese Entdeckung eine der Spuren des modernen Menschen. Bei Ihrem Besuch erhalten Sie beeindruckende Einblicke in unsere ganz eigene Geschichte.

Group Size Price per person per day
1 person USD 250/person
2 person USD 220/person
3 person USD 190 /person
4 person USD 160 /person
5 person USD 140 /person
6 person USD 120 /person
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  • Park fees

  • All activities

  • A professional driver/guide

  • All transportation

  • All Taxes/VAT

  • Meals

  • Drinking water (On all days)

  • International flights (From/to home)

  • Roundtrip airport transfer

  • Accommodation before and at the end of the tour

  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)

  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Olduvai Gorge

Today, on your way from Ngorongoro Crater to the Serengeti, you will visit a remarkable landmark. The Olduiuvai Gorge is considered one of the most important paleoanthropological localities in the world. From the entrance gate you will arrive at an ancient place full of history. The Gorge was discovered after an alkaline lake covering it dried up, due to the forces of the great rift and volcanic activity, exposing ancient human remains and those of extinct animals. In 1959, archaeologist Mary Leakey discovered a skull fragment belonging to an early hominin that her husband, Louis Leakey, named Zinjanthropus boisei  but dubbed “Nutcracker Man” because of its huge molars, indicative of a vegetarian diet. Til today, this discovery is one of the oldest traces of modern man. During your visit, you will get impressive insights in our very own history.

Duration: about 3 hours

Absolutely yes. We will arrange all airport transfers for you from and to the airport so that you don’t have to worry about how to get to your hotel. One of our drivers or guides will come to pick you up and take you back to the airport. This is already included in our offers and services.

A private departure can be arranged at any time according to your individual travel dates for highest flexibility. A group departure has a planned schedule on a specific date and let you share some costs while travelling. So if you are on a budget and want to meet friends from all over the world you can join one of our groups.

Absolutely yes. Our handpicked hotels all offer you to safely store your luggage during your climb. In this way you can leave all gear that you won’t need during your climb at the hotel. That is very convenient if you are planning to go on a safari or to Zanzibar after your hike.

Tanzania Horizon Safaris has worked out a very transparent cancellation policy. In most cases we can offer a voucher if you have  to postpone your travel. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Please note that deposits are non-refundable as they have to be used for making reservations for your hotel and transport.

*If a booking is cancelled the client is subject to a cancellation fee as follows:

  • until 4 weeks prior to departure – 30% Cancellation Fee
  • 4-2 weeks prior to departure – 50% Cancellation Fee
  • 2-1 weeks prior to departure – 75% Cancellation Fee
  • less then 1 week prior to departure – 100% Cancellation Fee: The company reserves the right to cancel any tour at its sole and absolute discretion, without prior notification in instances where this is unavoidable. However, in that case the company agrees to refund all money that has already been paid by the client. This shall be the company’s sole responsibility to the client and no claim for any damages, howsoever arising, shall accrue against the company.
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