7-Days Tour to Southern Ethiopia and Tribes of Omo Valley (Surface drive) - 7 Days

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Attractions: Scenery, Wildlife/Wilderness, Birds, Tribal Culture

Duration: 7Days & 6Nights

Transportation: All bySurface

Day 1: ADDIS   – ARBAMINCH

Early in the  drive to Arba Minch (510 Km from Addis Ababa) and have Breakfast on the way then proceed to Chencha and visit the  Dorze Village and see how the Dorze people Beck Beard from False Banana then drive to Arbaminch. Overnight Arbaminch Hotel or Lodge

Day 2: ARBAMINCH    – JINKA

Early in the morning take a boat rid on Lake Chamo and visit the crocodile Market, Hippos and Riftvalley Birds then proceed to Konso And upon arrival at Konso (90 Km from Arba Minch), you will have Lunch in konso after lunch  visit to the Konso Village (famous for their colorfully costumed dresses, impressive terracing of land – recently registered as World heritage by UNESCO, and engraved wooden statues grave markers). Then drive to Jinka ten if the time allows visit the Ari village see some cultural Activities like Blacksmith, pottery making . Overnight stay in Jinka Resort or Orit hotel. 

Day 3: JINKA     –   TURMI

Early in the  morning after breakfast, drive to Mago park  and visit  the Local Mursi   tribes village (popularly known for their attractive culture, women wearing large clay plates into their lower lips). Then you will drive back to Jinka for lunch then drive to Turmi. Overnight Turmi Lodge or camping at mango campsite

Day 4:          TURMI

In the morning drive to Omorate and Cross the Omo River by traditional boat and visit the Dassanach tribe on the other side of the Omo river afterwards drive back to Turmi. overnight Hamer village camping stay with the family and have coffee ceremony.

By chance :- attend the bull jumping – if possible and available with luck.

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Day 5: TURMI     –    ARBAMINCH

Drive to Arbaminch via Dimeka and visit the colorful market of the Hamer and Bena tribes the proced to Konso for lunch then to Arbaminch. overnight Arbaminch hotel or lodge

Day 6: ARBAMINCH    –     HAWASSA

After breakfast, you will  drive to Hawassa on the way stop at Halaba village and visit the colorful  painted houses of Halaba people then proceed to Hawassa up on arrival walk around the city  and also to the shores of the lake for great sunset and water birds.Overnight Hotel

Day 7: HAWASSA –  ADDIS ABEBA

In the morning, you will have breakfast and visit the Fish market in Hawassa then proceed to Addis you will arrive in Addis Ababa late afternoon where you will take short break and Finally you will be taken to a farewell dinner to Ethiopian (Habesha 2000 or YOD Abyssinia) traditional restaurant where you will taste Ethiopian food & drinks and a live music & dance.

Price includes:  

  • Well-maintained and insured two 4WD vehicles Model 2010-2014  with experienced English speaking driver guides
  • Fuel
  • All transfers in & out
  • Hotel Room on Double Occupancy basis including Breakfast (B&B)
  • All entrance fees, local guide fee, scout, and boat fees
  • Bottled natural water every day,
  • Service tax

 Price DOES NOT include:

  • Entry visa
  • International flights
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner)
  • Photography & Video fees,
  • Personal expenses (tips, phone calls, table drinks, laundry, etc.)

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7-Days Tour to Southern Ethiopia and Tribes of Omo Valley (Surface drive)