Day trip to Isimila stone age site

Isimila, is located within a korongo (erosion gulley) on the Iringa plateau in Tanzania and has long been recognized as a site of international importance for understanding the behavioral complexity and plasticity of our hominid ancestors.

One of the primary reasons for the importance of Isimila is the unique artifact record for a site outside the Rift Valley system present in both primary and secondary contexts consisting of thousands of hand axes - including enigmatic giant hand axes

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5 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Transportation (min bus or Coaster bus)
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
  • Day 1 Isimila Stone Age site

    Traveling by coaster or min buss  to Isimilia Stone Age Site,some 20km from Iringa (40minutes) is the important Isimila stone age will see stone-age tools and wander through an amazing canyon with picturesque limestone pillars.The tour of the site begins at the little museum where a guide gives a brief introduction to the formation of the site and explains more about the fossils and tools that are displayed. The tour then continues into the canyon down a steep footpath. Once there the guide will show you some of the beds where the tools were found and explained how the rock towers were formed. The walk is very scenic, the earth has a warm reddish tint and it is also a good spot to see birds.
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    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Zepisa African Safaris

Activity ID: V-103798P11

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