Located in the Zanzibar Archipelago, Mnemba Island is just a 90-minute drive from t
Also of interest in the conservation area is the Olduvai Gorge. This important archeological site has revealed ancient skull and bone fragments that have delivered critical information about early mankind.
The Olduvai Gorge is an archeological site situated on a series of fault lines, where centuries of erosion have revealed fossils and remnants of early mankind. As early as 1911, a German professor found some fossil bones while looking for butterflies in Olduvai Gorge. In a later expedition, the Leakeys collected skull fragments, a skull, and bones determined to be approximately 2 million years old. Tools and hunting weapons from 1 to 1.5 million years ago were also discovered in Olduvai Gorge.
Another exciting find were the famous footprints of a man, woman and child at Laetoli, near Olduvai. These and other discoveries provide more evidence to the theory that at least three hominid species were in this region over two million years ago.
he Stone Town. This private island is a heaven located. It is one of the best places to visit in Tanzania for a luxury retreat amidst extensive spice plantations, and azure ocean waters. Visit this place for a perfect private island experience where you get to live in lavish suites, relish the tropical weather, enjoy relaxing massage sessions, and indulge yourself in numerous water sports.
- Location: Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania
- Must Experiences: Swimming, snorkelling, scuba-diving, bird watching, and fishing