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Address: Engaresero Village | Southern Shore of Lake Natron, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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Alkaline lake

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Roseville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 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
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 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 surrounded them with an ugly chain link fence with large metal gates to "protect" them.... More 

Thank James P
Bothell, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

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

Thank LLG712
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 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 able to walk alongside and judge the gait and size of our ancestors and imagine... More 

2 Thank Christine G
Province of Palermo, Italy
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 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
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 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 lot from here. The ruins, the castles remains are just but historical diamond in Tanzania

1 Thank Sylvester M
Banos, Ecuador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Go to see the flamingos, the waterfalls and climb or photograph El Doinyo Lensai. I am not sure about the excitement over the footprints personally but you may feel differently.

1 Thank michaelbrkeaustralia
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Theis quick stop to see the footprints in the rocks was unbelievable. From the depths of the old river bed to see the footprints of first man took our breath away.

3 Thank PJ_of_Sussex

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