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From Pretoria/Sandton: Maropeng Cradle of Humankind Tour28 Reviews
Explore the UNESO-listed Cradle of Humankind and Lesedi Village on a day trip from Johannesburg. Learn about human ancestral remains, the discovery of fossils, local culture, and local dance.
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DescriptionThe Cradle of Humankind is a paleoanthropological site and is located about 50 km (31 mi) northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa, in the Gauteng province. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999, the site is home to the largest concentration of human ancestral remains anywhere in the world. The site currently occupies 47,000 hectares (180 sq mi) and contains a complex system of limestone caves. The registered name of the site in the list of World Heritage Sites is fossil human hominid sites South africa The Maropeng Visitor Centre is an award-winning, world-class exhibition, focusing on the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few million years. Take a journey through time, starting with the formation of the planet and moving all the way through the evolutionary processes that culminated in the world as we know it today. Choose to visit the Lesedi Cultural Village and discover South Africa's unique and beautiful culture. Learn about the country's 4 main ethnic groups through dance and more.
IncludesA guided tour Entry ticket of maropeng visitor center and lesedi Cultural Village
- All visitors must pass through airport style security This tour will take place rain or shine