Destination: Addis Ababa Ababa -Arbaminch-Netchsar -Lake Chamo -Turmi -Omorate -Mago -Jinka -Yabello-Yirgalem -Langano -Addis Ababa
Tour Code: TT-1028
Duration: 11 Days and 10 Nights
Tour Title: Explore to the Exotic People
Transportation: All surfaces
Ethiopia’s wealth of historic sites and an identity defined by its own history and diverse cultures rather than by colonialism is what distinguishes it from most other African destinations.
The well known historian Conti-Rossini called Ethiopia as “a country of mosaic of cultures.” For the basic reason that, in the country, 83 languages and 200 dialects are spoken and You find these people living in harmony with diversity – all having their own costumes, religions, rituals, festivals, hair styles, songs, dances and arts – all unique in their own way.
We therefore, believe that the following tour programs open an extraordinary opportunity to meet some of the more remote ethnic groups of the fascinatingly diverse areas surrounding the Omo River in South West Ethiopia. So, with our itineraries we will look in to this fascinating region with an aim to learn about the varied ethnic groups who inhabit the region; to list a few- the Mursi, renowned for their lip-plates, the Konso, famous for their terraced farming and the Hamer, famous for their bull jumping ceremony (rite of passage ceremony)
Day 1. Arrive in Addis Ababa & transfer to hotel. Overnight hotel
Day 2. Drive Addis Ababa to Arbaminch. Overnight hotel
Day 3. Visit Netchsar and Lake Chamo. Overnight hotel
Day 4. Drive to Turmi. Overnight Camping
Day 5. Make an excursion to Omorate. Overnight camping
Day 6. Drive to Jinka. Overnight hotel
Day 7. Make an excursion to Mago. Overnight hotel
Day 8. Drive Jinka to Yabello. Overnight hotel
Day 9. Drive Yabello to Yirgalem. Overnight hotel
Day 10. Drive Yirgalem to Langano. Overnight hotel
Day 11. Drive back to Addis Ababa & evening departure.