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South Omo Culture Tour


Tour Title : Tribes of the South Omo

Duration : 10 days and 9 Nights

 


Day 1 : Arrival at Addis, transfer to hotel, City tour in Addis (Entoto Mountains, Ethnological Museum, National Museum).

Accommodation in Addis Abeba: according to your budget and choice

Day 2: 
Drive from Addis Abeba to Arba Minch through the Abyssinian Highlands. Visit of the stellae of Tiya

Accommodation: Arba Minch (Paradise Lodge) 


Day 3: Boat excursion on Lake Chamo to see some of the biggest crocodiles in the world. Hippos and a lot of water birds also to be seen

Accommodation: Arba Minch (Paradise Lodge) 

Day 4: It is a long day drive from Arba Minch to Turmi. Meet some Drive through Erbore visiting the Erbore village. Visit Konso village & and New York. Konso people are known for their famous landscape –Terrace. Accomodation, Camping at Turmi

Day 5: Visit Hammer and Omorate. In the morning drive to Omorate, cross the River Omo and visit the Geleb and Dasenech people and in the afternoon drive to the nearby Hammer villages to see the Hammer people. Accomodation, Camping at Turmi


Day 6: Turmi to Jinka. Drive from Turmi to Jinka visiting Dimeka colorful market and Hammer tribes and continued drive to reach to Jinka. Accomodation , Jinka Resort at Jinka

Day 7: Jinka to Mago to Jinka Drive from Jinka to Mago Park to visit the Mursi people, where the woman of the tribe put clay plates on their lower lip & scarifies on their body for decorating, return back to Jinka. Accomodation , Jinka Resort at Jinka

Day 8: Jinka to Key Afer to Konso Drive from Jinka to Konso attending the colorful Keyafer Market where by the Tsemai, Ari and Benna tribes gather together in one. Accomodation , Kanta Lodge at Konso

Day 9: Konso via Arbaminch to Langano Drive from Konso to Arbaminch (possibly visit the Dorze Village), proceed to Langano. Accomodation, Sabana Resort Lodge.

Day 10: Langano to Addis Ababa. Spend the morning relaxing by the shore of the lake, drive back from Langano to Addis and attend Ethiopian traditional restaurant in the evening departure to home. Accomodation, Ghion Hotel