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Registration deadline: 31 August

Pre- and Post conference excursion deadline: 1 July

 

ICAHM's 2017 ANNUAL MEETING

SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE ROUTES

under the patronage of the African World Heritage Fund

2 – 5 OCTOBER 2017, DAR ES SALAAM (BAGAMOYO), TANZANIA


Ngorongoro Conservation Area Post-Conference Excursion 6 - 9 October 2017

Please register before 1 July

A post-conference tour has been organized to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where we will visit Olduvai Gorge and Laetoli Footprints and hopefully spot the Big Five! Please find the detailed itinerary below.

Price

Kudu Lodge Package

900 USD

HHando Coffee Lodge Package         

900 USD

Eileen's Trees Inn Package

830 USD

This price includes:

This price does not include:

HHando Coffee Lodge: http://www.hhandocoffeelodge.com/index.html
Kudu Lodge & Campsite: http://www.kuducamp.com/
Eileen's Trees Inn: http://www.eileenstrees.com/
Safariland Cottage: http://safarilandcottages.com/

To book this excursion, please fill out the booking form (.PDF version here) and pay the fee, before 1 July, by selecting your applicable fee from the drop-down menu, then click Pay Now.


NCA Post-Conference Excursion

 

Travel

There are two direct flights from Dar es Salaam Airport to Kilimanjaro International Airport on the 6th of October (we prefer that you take the early flight since the drive from Kilimanjaro to Karatu is four hours and three hours from Arusha):

Dar es Salaam (DAR) 10:55h - 12:00h Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Dar es Salaam (DAR) 18:15h - 19:20h Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

http://www.fastjet.com/us/en/

You can aslo fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Arusha (ARK). There are mid-morning to mid-afternoon flights to Arusha.
 https://www.precisionairtz.com/

Itinerary

October 6th Arrival at Kilimanjaro or Arusha Airport (Midday)

Pick up and transfer to your hotel in Karatu. The excursion hotels in Karatu are the Hhando Coffee Lodge, Eileen's Trees Inn and Kudu Lodge & Campsite.

October 7th: Olduvai Gorge and Laetoli:

This morning we we will leave very early and drive to Olduvai Gorge. We will spend half a day at this 14km long deep ravine. The site is internationally recognized for Louis and Mary Leakey's famous discoveries of early humans and magnificent antiquities documenting the evolutionary history of our stone tool-using ancestors, vertebrate fauna, and the environments over the last two million years. (http://www.olduvai-gorge.org/)

Our second stop will be Laetoli where we will spend approximately 4 hours. Here we will visit the famous hominin footprints Site G where we will hear from various experts about the challenges associated with conservation of ichnofossil record. We will then visit some animal footprints sites at Localities 7, 11, and 12.

3.6 million years ago in Laetoli, Tanzania, two early humans walked through wet volcanic ash. When the nearby volcano erupted again, subsequent layers of ash covered and preserved the oldest known footprints of early humans. (http://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/behavior/footprints/laetoli-footprint-trails)

After the Footprints we will visit the Maasai commuties where there will time for discussions with the NCA and Esere/Endulen communities on the role and issues surrounding long-term conservation and sustainable use of cultural heritage assets in their area.

After the final visit you will be brought back to again to your hotel in Karatu.

October 8th: Ngorongoro Crater

On this third day we will drive early in the morning to the Ngorongoro Crater floor. The stunning landscape of Ngorongoro Crater combined with its spectacular concentration of wildlife is one of the greatest natural wonders of the planet. Spectacular wildebeest numbers (well over 1 million animals) pass through the property as part of the annual migration of wildebeest across the Serengeti ecosystem and calve in the short grass plains which straddle the Ngorongoro Conservation Area/Serengeti National Park boundary. This constitutes a truly superb natural phenomenon. (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/39/)

Later in the afternoon we will drive back to Arusha where you will stay the night at Safariland Cottage .

October 9th Departure

Transfer from the hotel to the airport.