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Fascinating

This is a scenic area near the shore of Lake Natron, and practically in the shadow of the Ol Doinyo... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2018
Lynne V
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Columbia Falls, Montana
fascinating

Like Olduvai gorge, for us it was more seeing the location of this amazing finding. The small... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2017
LaPaj
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Feb 14, 2018
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“Facts becoming almost mythical”
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Engaresero Village | Southern Shore of Lake Natron, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Seen a lot of varying information about these footprints, some suggesting millions of years old, when homo sapiens did not even exist. The site is cool to see, but the age of the footprints are more like 20.000 years old. Still impressive though.

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

This is a scenic area near the shore of Lake Natron, and practically in the shadow of the Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano. To see these clearly human 5,000 to 19,000 year old footprints in the volcanic ash mud was impressive. Definitely worth stopping if you...More

Thank Lynne V
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Like Olduvai gorge, for us it was more seeing the location of this amazing finding. The small museum shows an exact replica, and then you can walk down the hill to see the exact site that is covered with stones. Takes about 3 hr to...More

1  Thank LaPaj
Reviewed April 1, 2017

This is a nice sport for nature lovers you will have time visiting the lake rich in bird life recommended for birding excursions and walking safaris

Thank kihansidestination
Reviewed November 23, 2016

3.5 Million year old found! Amazing information. The museum and displays were especially informative. We also appreciated the lecture. New facilities are currently under construction.

Thank Jim Z
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Whilst its undoubtedly amazing that a set of 120,000 year old hominid footprints were discovered just a few years ago, they are not presented in the best way. They are in the middle of nowhere along the shores of Lake Natron and the village has...More

1  Thank James P
Reviewed May 5, 2016

To see the 'Cradle of Man"= incredible. So much history of humanity here! We could have spent more time here.

Thank LLG712
Reviewed March 15, 2016

The sight of these well-preserved ancient footprints (dated at over 120,00 years old) was a wonderful experience but I appreciate it might not be for everyone. There are multiple prints of all sizes and also those of some animals around at the time. I was...More

2  Thank Christine G
Reviewed November 4, 2015

I was there for work but I suggest to all visitors of Ngorngoro to go there not just for the footpints but also for the road , one of the best in the area

Thank Gianluca D
Reviewed June 25, 2015

Engaresero Footprint site is not known and neither featured by most tour companies but Migunga Adventure Tours & Safaris had it in our programs. Coupled with a trip to Lake Manyara National park and and a visit to The Wa Mbulu tribe we learnt a...More

1  Thank Sylvester M
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