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    Nature & Culture – Omo Valley & Yabello

    Tour Details

    HET 402 – Nature & Culture – Omo Valley & Yabello

    Tour Duration: 11 nights & 12 days
    Season: January – December
    Tour can be customized

    Why you choose this package!

    • Nechsar Park
    • Mago Park
    • Awassa Lake
    • Hammer people
    • Dasenech people
    • Debrezeit & ziway Lakes

    Day 1,Arrive in Addis Ababa

    : Arrive Addis Ababa Airport, transfer to hotel to get some rest, Sightseeing the capital city of Ethiopia – Addis Ababa, includes the largest open grand market in Africa and National Museum (home of the fossilized skeleton of the early hominid Lucy) and SHIRO MEDA NATIONAL CLOTH SHOPING CENTER then drive to MT.ENTOTO to visit St. Mary church.

    Day 2,Drive to Arbaminch

    Drive to Arbaminch via Butajera en route visit Melkakuntre and Tiya stella and at last visit Welayeta Chencha (Dorze people) in their village, indigenous people of South Ethiopia who are famous for their elephants shape and no window huts, resembling a giant beehive

    Day 3,Nechsar Park

    At Arbaminch visit Nechsar Park where you mainly see zebras and the endemic swayenes heartbeast and return for a boat trip on lake Chamo to visit Hippos, birds and Crocodiles.

    Day 4,Drive to Jinka

    Drive to Jinka on the way visit Tsemay and Bena tribes at keyafer. In Jinka walk and visit in the Ari village & Museum

    Day 05,Drive to Mago Park

    Drive to Mago Park early morning seeing some wild life and visit the mursi people known for their lip plates. Return to jinka and head to Benna Keyafer Thursday market

    Day 06,Drive to Karo

    Drive to Karo people village that live by the shore of river omo, Karo wear an elaborate hairstyle sculpted in Chignon of dried mud adorned with Ostrich feathers. They always carry a wooden pillow to protect their hairstyle when they sleep then drive to Turmi Evening explore villages of Hammer people in Turmi

    Day 07,Drive to Omorate

    Drive to Omorate to visit the Dasenech people (their old name is Geleb) who are living on the banks of river Omo, where they cross the river using a tree trunk to go to the west cost where the majority of the tribe lives. The daily market at omorate is also an interesting place to stop for a photo. You can cross the Omo river by boat. Visit the Hammer tribe in markets and in their villages(**Markets days Available)

    Day 08,Drive to Konso

    Drive to Konso en route visit the Erbore people. Konso people who depends on terracing farming for thier living unlike the other tribes that are pastoralists in the omo valley you will visit also the king house in konso

    Day 09,Drive to Yabello

    Drive to Yabello, for "El sod" for Borena salt extraction & stop Dubluck for singing wells

    Day 10,Yabello to Awassa

    Leave Yabello to Awassa en route visit coffee plantation around Yergacheffe and Tutu Fellas in Dilla 

    Day 11,Awassa Lake

    Visit in the morning the open fish market of the Sidamo people at Awassa Lake and drive back to Addis via the north rift valley lakes. Visiting en route Debrezeit & ziway for its Lakes with Bird life like flamingos, pelicans, Ibis and more others. This is a scenic route with geological, historical and natural history attractions. Evening you will have a farewell dinner party in Ethiopian cultural restaurant with Ethiopian live music,

    Day 12,Departure

    Highly Qualified Drivers and Guides

    We have highly skilled and efficient drivers and guides with us, to make your vacations comfortable and memorable. Our drivers have knowledge in travel field and know about vehicle maintenance too. Our guides are multilingual, well-trained in wildlife identification, flora and fauna as well as the region's history and the way of life of the local people. They also guide you for the best site for camping and photographing site and they have been often praised for their impeccable behavior and neatness.

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    Additional Info

    • Duration : 12 Days, 11 NIghts
    • Person : 15 Persons
    • Availability : 50
    • Price : $
    • Location : Omo Valley, Yabello

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    P.O Box 17057 Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA

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