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South Omo culture and nature visit


Tour Code : Roots ETHIOPIA - 035
Tour Title : South Omo culture and nature visit by car
Duration : ( 8 Nights / 9 Days)


Day 1: ADDIS ABABA-city tour of Addis Ababa. Arrive at Bole (ADD), Welcome to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. City tour in Addis. Entoto Mountain, Ethnological Museum, National Museum. Accommodation: Ghion Hotel

Day 2: Addis – Arbaminch Observe the Rift Valley lakes, Langano, Abiyata, and Shalla Lakes
Drive to Arbaminch, on the way visit the Wolaita people and their magnificent housing. Accomodation: Paradise Lodge Arbaminch

Day 3: Arbaminch – Turmi. In route visit the Erbore people. Accomodation: Splendor Lodge

Day 4: Stay at Turmi. Early morning visit the Hammer Market. Drive to Omorate, cross Omo River by boat and visit the people of Geleb and Dasenech. Accomodation: Splendor Lodge

Day 5: Turmi – Keyafer – Jinka Drive through Keyafer to Jinka. Observe the tribes of Ari, Benna and Tsemay on the way. Accomodation: Jinka Resort Lodge

Day 6: Jinka – Mursi - Jinka Drive to Mago National Park to visit the Mursi tribes Mursi women insert a large lip plate in their lower lip. Drive back to Jinka hotel. Accomodation: Jinka Resort Lodge

Day 7: Jinka – Keyafer – Konso - Arbaminch Drive to Jinka on the way stop at Keyafer market. En route to Konso visit the Erbore tribes & their villages. In Konso visit New York and Konso villages & their famous landscape terracing, continue to Arbaminch. Accomodation: Paradise Lodge

Day 8: Full day stay in Arbaminch Visit the Nechisar National park, have boat excursion on Lake Chamo to see Hippos & the Crocodile Market. Accomodation: Paradise Lodge

Day 9: Arbaminch – Addis Drive from Arbaminch to Addis, and after attending Ethiopian Traditional dinner in the evening departure to home.