Before i type alot of things i for onw know you came here to inquire about the Olduvai Gorge entry fee , so here it is is .. visiting the Olduvai Gorge, will set you back about 115 US dollars considering you will visit the NgoroNgoro which charges an entry fee of 75 dollars and the actual visit to the Olduvai Gorge, will set you back about 35 dollars
Interesting enough many people would love to know about the olduvai gorge , or other olduvai gorge entry fees, LOL.. With time many people including the locals are getting interested in this amazing location a place that our our ancestors once roamed free.
First of Olduvai Gorge, in northern Tanzania, is internationally recognized for Louis and Mary Leakey’s famous discoveries of early humans and magnificent antiquities documenting the evolutionary history of our stone tool-using ancestors, vertebrate fauna, and the environments over the last two million years.
The Research at Olduvai began almost a century ago, producing an unparalleled wealth of archaeological and palaeontological data for the study of some key phases of early human evolution.
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Olduvai was the first place where traces of an early stone tool culture were discovered, and gave the name to the Oldowan, nowadays considered as the earliest human technology. Olduvai is also one of the first sites in Africa where the earliest Acheulean was first discovered, and where the traditional view of the Oldowan-Acheulean transition was established.
The disappearance of the earliest human culture, the Oldowan, and its substitution by a new technology, the Acheulean, is one of the main topics in modern Paleoanthropology. The Olduvai Geochronology and Archaeology Project (OGAP) bring together an international team of archaeologists and geologists, whose main goal is to study the mechanisms that led to the origins of the Acheulean in Olduvai Gorge.
Olduvai Gorge (Oldupai Gorge)
Leaving the Ngorongoro Crater Rim, Olduvai Gorge entrance and museum is 30km on the road towards the Serengeti. (Half way along this stretch a Maasai show village may be visited at a reasonable fee which permits photography and a look at how Maasai live in this area).
The museum at the Olduvai provides an excellent photographic history of research carried out in the gorge with a summary of the main archaeological findings. The importance of the area relates as much to its location as the way the strata of ash and other deposits have been layered then conveniently exposed during the formation of the gorge itself.