Tanzania, long time ago. Discover the archaeological sites and the best accommodation nearby

On the road, finally! While driving around the most famous locations of Tanzania and Zanzibar, just stop for a while and have a look at the archaeological treasures of this country.

And get a luxury accommodation nearby… why not? The experience will be unforgettable!

Olduvai & Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Olduvai & Serena

Located in the Great Rift Valley in Arusha Region, Olduvai is one of the most famous paleoanthropological sites in East Africa, where many important evidences in the understanding of early human evolution have been found by Mary and Louis Leakey.

Just 40 minutes driving from the stunning Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.

Laetoli & Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Laetoli & Crater Lodge

This location was excavated by archaeologist Mary Leakey in 1978 and others followed, finding in this area many tracks of the presence and remains of hominids.

Just 1 and a half hour driving from the unique Ngorongoro Crater Lodge.

Kaole & DoubleTree by Hilton Dar Es Salaam

Kaole & DoubleTree

Kaole is a small town, located three miles east of Bagamoyo, on the Indian Ocean coast. The Kaole Ruins, dating back to a period between the 13th century and the 16th century, are what remains of an ancient muslim Shirazi settlement.

Just 1 and a half hour driving from Dar Es Salaam, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel.

Kondoa Rock Art Sites & Asilia Oliver’s Camp Tarangire

Kondoa & Oliver

Nine kilometres off the main highway from Kondoa to Arusha, it is possible to visit a series of caves carved into the side of a hill. The caves contain paintings, some of which are believed by the Tanzania Antiquities Department to date back more than 1500 years.

Just 3 hours from Asilia Oliver’s Camp Tarangire.

Zanzibar Stone Town & Zanzibar Serena Inn

Stone Town & Serena

Plenty of marks from the past are still visible in Zanzibar Stone Town. More than ten ruins sites are actually open for visits, and it is possible to arrange day trips to discover these magical places.

Zanzibar Serena Inn is located right in the middle of Stone Town.