October 7, 2015
9 Days cultural Trip to the Omo starting @ 1939USD
Written By Admin
Day 1: Arrive in Addis Ababa,
On arrival in Addis Ababa you will be met by our team and transferred to Hotel.
Day 2: Drive Arba Minch
Drive to Arba Minch via Wolayta Sodo. En route visit the wolita and Alaba people. Overnight at a hotel that is situated on the hilltop having view over Lake Chamo, Abaya and Nech Sar National Park situated in between the two rift valley lakes.
Day 3: Nech Sar National Park and Boat trip on Lake Chamo
Morning drive to Nech Sar for game viewing and birding; afternoon boat trip on Lake Chamo.
Day 4: Drive Jinka en route visit Key Afer Market
After break drive to Konso where colorfully costumed dress, impressive terracing of the Land and unusually engraved wooden statues used as grave markers can be seen. Further along the route we visit the Woito people that live around Woito River and Tsemay village.
Day 5: Jinka – Mursi – Jinka
After breakfast leave Jinka and drive to Mursi village to visit the very attractive culture of Mursi tribe they are renowned for the strange custom followed by their women who, on reaching maturity have their lower lips slit and circular clay discs inserted. Proceed to Mago National Park. After a picnic lunch, you will have game drive to see big mammals and different species of birds and in the late afternoon drive back to Jinka.
Day 6: Jinka – Demeka – Jinka
After breakfast drive to Dimeka for the visit of the market of the Hamer people. The market is the best place to see the Hamer people what they produce, buy, sell and the way they interact. After a picnic lunch drive back to Jinka.
Day 7: Drive Yabello
Drive to Yabello visiting the colorful Aferf market where you will visit the Tsemay, Benna and rarely the Ari tribes. En route you also visit the Oromo Borena and visit their village.
Day 8: Drive Yergalem
Drive from Yabello to Yergalem over a beautiful Sidamo mountain through coffee plantation.
Day 9: Drive Addis fare well dinner and evening Departure
After breakfast drive to Awassa and visit the fish market then drive to Addis Ababa through the Great Rift Valley lakes. In the Evening a fare well diner party in one of the Traditional Ethiopian Restaurant with dances from the different ethnic Groups. Then transfer out to the airport for Departure back home.
- All Accommodation on twin room sharing
- Full board on all locations
- Ground transportation with 4 WDS with fuel
- Boat hire on lake Chamo, all transfers & Village fees
- Professional escort guide and driver throughout the trip
- All excursions to Sites of interest with entry fee as per itinerary
- 15% Government Tax & Service Charge
- International Flights
- Alcohol beverages
- Photographing and Filming Fees
- Laundry & all items of a personal nature
- Travel Insurance
2 PAX — Per Person – 2,397.00 USD
4 PAX — Per Person – 2,110.00 USD
6 PAX — Per Person – 1,939.00 USD
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