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South & North Ethiopia Exploration


Tour Code: Roots - 041
Tour Title : South & North Ethiopia Exploration
Duration : (18 NIGHTS, 19 DAYS)


Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa, sight seeing in Addis. Accommodation: Ghion Hotel

Day 2: Drive to Arba Minch, crossing the Rift Valley lakes and Wolayta people. Accommodation: Paradise Lodge

Day 3: Visit Nechisar National Park, afternoon boat trip on Chamo Lake to visit the crocodile Market. Accommodation: Paradise Lodge

Day 4: Drive to Jinka, by admiring Konso, Derase, Ari, Benna and Tsemay people. Accommodation: Jinka Resort

Day 5: Visit the Mursi people and villages. Accommodation: Camping Mago Park

Day 6: Enter into the Karo people region and visit their village of Kortcho and Duss; with beautiful view over the Omo River too. Accommodation: Camping Murulle

Day 7: Continue for the Hammer people region. Accommodation: Camping Turmi

Day 8: Excursion to Omorate, at the banks of Omo River, for Dassanech tribes & villages. Vist Hammer people villages. Accommodation: Camping Turmi

Day 9: Drive through Tsemay and Erbore people and Konso villages to Yabello. Accommodation: Yabello Motel

Day 10: Enter into Borena people region and afternoon visit ElSOD crater (where down the crater Borena men extract salt for their cattle), Borena villages and more. Accommodation: Yabello Motel

Day 11: Crossing the fertile region of Guji people region and very nice views drive to the Rift Valley lake of Awasa. Accommodation: Pina Hotel

Day 12: Morning visit the fish market, and then drive back to Addis Ababa, Accommodation: Ghion Hotel

Day 13: Drive north to Kombolcha, admiring Afar and Oromo people. Accommodation: Sunny Side Hotel.

Day 14: Drive to Lalibela through the Wollo Massifs and escarpments. Accommodation: Mount view Hotel.

Day 15: Full day visit of the 11 rock-hewn churches in Lalibela. Accommodation: Mount view Hotel.

Day 16: Drive to Gondar. Accommodation: Mount view Hotel.

Day 17: Morning tour of Gondar’s castles and churches. Afternoon drivering to Bahar Dar. O/N Bahar Dar.

Day 18: Morning Visit Blue Nile falls. Afternoon boat trip on Lake Tana laketo visit monasteries.

Day 19: Drive back Addis Ababa. Afternoon free for shopping. Departure.