cultural and nature trip to south omo Ethiopia (3 days)

    omo weekend tour touteHighlights

  •          Boat excursion on lake chamo
  •          Dorze tribe
  •          Derashe tribe
  •          Konso village and chief  

As Addis Ababa is the third largest hub for diplomatic community ,This particular  short omo tour is designed  for weekend escape  to southern Ethiopia ,  on this culture and nature tour you will have opportunity enjoy, boat trip on Lake Chamo to spot hippos and an array of water birds, visit the culture and village of Droze, Derashe and konso,( meet the the konoso chief) and  the amazing Konso Cultural Landscape - UNESCO world heritage center.


Day 1  Dorze tribe

 Pick you up from airport and drive approximately 1 hr straight to  Dorze,  road slowly ascends to the top garage mountain 2900 asl, where it gives you a panoramic view to the Lake Abaya and Lake Chamo then visit the Dorze village. The Dorze are famous for constructing distinguished  up to 12 m hight beehive shaped huts, and their daily life including demonstration of food preparation out false banana.

Over night -Pradise lodge


Day 2 lake chamo, Derashe, Konso

This day we start in the morining for boat ride on Lake Chamo part of nech sar national park,  where the longest and fattest crocodiles of Africa take a sunbath on the shores. Hippo’s and money birds., return back to town for lunch.

In the afrernoon we   proceed drive 1hr drive to mount Gidole visit Dershe  people  unique Dancing and traditional food and coffee ceremony.

Over night, kanta lodge or similar


Day 3 konso village, meet konso chief.

Morning ,  visit koso drie stone walled viallage and   meet the 20th linage king of konso  Gezhang kala, studed civil engineering and worked as until his father deid  and had to take responsibility of king. And visit the burial sites of the past kings like the pharos of Egypt, Drive back to arbaminch for return and we will finish our trip Arbaminch airport .


Season: through out the Year

Tour Type: Tribal. Accommodation: Basic in tribal part, 3* and above in Arbaminch Transportation: Air conditioned vehicle with knowledgeable driver. Guide: A knowledgeable and respectful guide accustomed to the different tribal cultures, languages and customs.

 

This tour can be extended to the tribal omo tribal region  

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