OMO VALLEY TOUR & HISTORIC ROUTE (18 DAYS)

HIGHLIGHTS: LAKE CHAMO BOAT TRIP, MARKET DAYS, BENNA TRIBE, HAMMER TRIBE, KARO TRIBE, KONSO VILLAGE, NEW YORK, GONDAR, LALIBELA, AXUM, DIRE DAWA

 

Day 1: Addis Ababa visiting the museums and churches and the Merkato (Africa’s biggestMarket). Overnight Addis Ababa.
Day 2: Drive to Arbaminch via Shashemene and Sodo visiting the Dorze tribe on the way (famous for their woven cotton cloth and beehive huts). Overnight in Arbaminch tourist hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Nech Sar National Park, boat trip on Lake Chamo enjoying the diversity of habitats including the Crocodile market, hippos, birds and Zebra. Overnight hotel Konso
Day 4: Drive to Turmi via Konso admiring the gorgeous landscape en route. On the way visiting the Erbore, Tsemay tribes and in Turmi the Hamar tribe. In the evening looking for Hamer dance party known as Evangadi. Overnight hotel in Turmi.
Day 5: Drive to Karo village to visit the Karo tribe, famous for their body painting and who live on a stunning bend on the Omo River. Afternoon drive back to Turmi looking en route for Hamer Bull Jumping ceremony. Overnight hotel in Buska Lodge.
Day 6: Drive to Key Afer via Dimeka to witness the Omo Valley’s biggest and most colourful market of Bana, Ari, and Tsemay tribes. Overnight hotel in Jinka.
Day 7: Drive to Mago National Park. Early morinng chance to see many animals and the Mursi tribe (famous for their women having clay lip plates of up to 14cm diameter). Overnight hotel in Jinka.
Day 8: Drive to Konso visiting the famous eroded cliffs known as ‘New York’. Overnight Hotel in Arba Minch.
Day 9: Drive to Addis Ababa overnight hotel in Addis Ababa.
Day 10: Fly to Bahir dar - afternoon visit to the Monastery. Overnight hotel Bahir Dar.
Day 11: Visit the town of Bahir Dar and then drive to Gonder, Overnight hotel in Gonder.
Day 12: Visit the Gonder Fasiledes then on the evening visit traditional dancing. Overnight hotel Gonder.
Day 13: Fly to Axum and visit the stelae of Axum. Overnight hotel in Axum.
Day 14: Fly to Lalibela and visit the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. Overnight hotel in Lalibela.
Day 15: Fly to Addis Ababa. Overnight hotel in Addis Ababa.
Day 16: Fly to Dire Dawa and drive to Harar - visit the old city of Harar. Overnight hotel in Dire Dawa.
Day 17: Fly to Addis Ababa. Overnight hotel in Addis Ababa.
Day 18: Departure.

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