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The place is fantastic. We stopped there on our way to lake Magadi and it was better than expected. We did not climb Mt Olorgesailie as this is a full day activity and should be started at 5 am. We just went to the museum...More
This is such a special place in the South Rift Valley of Kenya, off Magadi Road, which is one of the worst roads you'll ever attempt to drive on, it is too often overlooked. Not only is it the location of some of the most...More
Though there are no human fossils there are lots of stone axes and other tools in the place (more or less) where the were found. If you go to Lake Magadi make sure to visit. If you only want to see the site you have...More
Dry lakebed exposes ancient tools made 800,000 years ago by our hominid ancestors. Blows your mind!
The site is hot so please make sure to wear a hat, sunscreen and bring plenty of water (cold sodas can also be bought).
Great place to visit to see bones and tools used by early humans.
The drive to the place is almost treacherous...not for the faint of heart :). Good place to disconnect from the grid. The bandas are sufficient for sleep. Wonderful nightly sounds and beautiful...More
Olorgesailie is fantastic story of humans stepping into the age of technology manufacturing the first stone-tools that are conserved in-situ. In addition the walk around the nature trail is full of stunning landscapes and bones of other ancient animals like the extinct hippo and elephant....More
The Olorgesaille pre-hsitoric site isn’t for everybody and the drive is arduous with lots of potholes the last 20 km or so. But we really enjoyed our visit and the guide was very informative. You step back in time at Olorgesaille to see hand axes,...More