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7 days visit to Omo valley region

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7 days visit to Omo valley region

Omo valley region presents unique cultural experiences that have remained unchanged in this modern area. This trip will take you through small towns like Arbaminch, Konso, Jinka and Turmi. Visiting at least one of the weekly market is highly recommended

DAY 1

Arrival and city tour

Arrive in Addis Ababa; Bole International airport in the morning, meet the assigned guide and transfer to the hotel (if early check is available). Then go sightseeing tour of Addis Ababa which includes the Ethnological Museum in the former palace of King Hailesillassie, the National Museum, the superb Holy Trinity Cathedral and various historical monuments of Addis Ababa Read more

Addis Ababa, 1 night
DAY 2

Ziway and Arbaminch

In the morning drive to Lake Ziway to visit some birds and then proceed to Arbaminch. This lake has five Islands of which at least three of them were the site of medieval churches.

Arbaminch, 1 night
DAY 3

Alduba market and Turmi

With the intention of catching Tuesday market at Alduba drive straight to Turmi. This market brings the Hammar, Benna and sometimes Tsemay People together. In the afternoon, you visit a typical Hammer Village around Turmi.

Turmi, 1 night
DAY 4

Excursion to Omorate

Excursion drives to Omorate to visit the Dassanatch people and their village which is situated on the other side of the Omo River. Then, leave the heart of the Hammar land across Dimeka and Key Afar to Jinka.

Jinka, 1 night
DAY 5

Mursi village

Excursion drive to the fascinating Mursi people whose women adore wearing geometrical lip plates in the slits of their lower lips. The drive to the village of these people takes you in the heart of Mago National Park. Then, drive down via the Tsemay land and gazing over the terraced hills of the Konso to Konso. If this day happens to be Thursday and if time permits en-route, you will visit the colorful Key Afar Market of the Banna, the Tsemay and the Ari people with their local agricultural products. Read more

Konso, 1 night
DAY 6

Konso and Chamo Lake

In the morning, you visit Konso terraced hills, the Konso’s chief compound and his chiefly artifacts. The Konso people are famous for their traditional terracing system and Waka Totem (Grave Wooden Totem). Proceed to Arbaminch and in the afternoon you will have boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit some herds of hippo, aquatic birdlife, and huge sunbathing crocodiles on its shore. Read more

Arbaminch, 1 night
DAY 7

Return to Addis Ababa and depart

In the morning, drive to the highland people of Dorze. Here, you visit their excellent beehive shaped bamboo houses, fertile grounds of false banana and colorful waving products. Then, drive back to Addis Ababa. Finally, transfer to the airport for your departure flight back to home.

Addis Ababa, no overnight

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Addis Ababa
Hotel Monarch Hotel
Day 2
Location Arbaminch
Hotel Forty Springs Hotel
Day 3
Location Arbaminch
Hotel Evangadi Lodge
Day 4
Location Jinka
Hotel Eyob Hotel
Day 5
Location Konso
Hotel Edget Hotel
Day 6
Location Arbaminch
Hotel Forty Springs Hotel
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Addis Ababa
Hotel Harmony Hotel
Day 2
Location Arbaminch
Hotel Swaynes Hotel
Day 3
Location Turmi
Hotel Turmi Lodge
Day 4
Location Jinka
Hotel Jinka Resort
Day 5
Location Kosno
Hotel Kenta Lodge
Day 6
Location Arbamich
Hotel Swaynes Hotel
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Addis Ababa
Hotel Radisson Blu
Day 2
Location Arbaminch
Hotel Paradise Lodge
Day 3
Location Turmi
Hotel Buska Lodge
Day 4
Location Jinka
Hotel Eco-Omo Lodge
Day 5
Location Kenta
Hotel Kenta Lodge
Day 6
Location Arabminch
Hotel Paradise Lodge

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Accommodation on Double/Twin bed sharing basis in line with the tour program
  • Meal on full board (breakfast/lunch/dinner) as outlined in the program
  • All entrance fees according to the tour program
  • All ground transportation in line with the tour program
  • English speaking guide service for the entire trip
  • Boat Trip on Lake Chamo
  • Scout (park ranger) in Mago National Park
  • Purified bottled water per person per day
  • 15% government tax

Package excludes

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Video and camera fees if and where applicable
  • Incidental meals, snacks and drinks
  • Entrance to special ceremonies you might encounter by chance
  • Tips, telephone calls, laundry services and other expenses of personal nature
  • International flight fares
  • Any other cost not mentioned in “package includes” section
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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