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Olduvai Gorge

After breakfast drive to Olduvai Gorge. The drive to the gorge is breathtaking – passing through a spectacular mix of savannah grassland and acacia woodland where red-robed Masai graze their cattle before you reach the gorge itself. Oldupai is one of the world’s most important pale anthropological Sites. This is where, in 1959, Dr Louis and Mary Leakey found fossil evidence of the 1.7-million-year-old Australopithecus boisei (Zinjanthropus) and Homo babilis (Handyman). Thousands of stone tools, some of which have been used by Homo habilis, have been found at Oldupai. Outside the museum, the guide will explain the geological features of the gorge and the work of the Leakey’s.