Southern Ethiopia rout in 13 days

                                         Southern Ethiopia rout in 13 days

Tour code:- AET-04

Duration:- 13Days &12 Nights

Type of tour:- Nature tour and cultural tours

Mode of transport:- 4WD car

              Itinerary overview

  Day1:-City tour in Addis Ababa

  City tour in Addis Ababa from the first biggest open air  market in Africa to the national museum of   Ethiopia watching lot of ancient historical materials also fossil of early mankind, then at the night time watching cultural dancing called “eskista” and testing the traditional dishes of Ethiopia at cultural restaurant, overnight in Getfam hotel(similar)

  Day2:-Addis Ababa - Arbaminch

En route Visiting the ancient Tiya stele site which is a UNESCO heritage and also the Dorze tribe village they are known by weaving and  there amazing house building depending on the  day visiting the local market , overnight in paradise lodge

Day3:- Excursion in Arbaminch

 Full day visit and gaming in Nech Sar national park watching crocodile market a place where lot of crocodiles found including hippo and aquatic birds boat trip on

Lake Chamo, overnight in paradise lodge

 Day4:- Arbaminch- Jinka Via key Afer

 Drive to the interesting people of konso village watching their cultural landscape terracing which is a UNESCO world heritage, depending on the day check in the colorful local market, then visiting the south Omo ethnological museum, overnight in Jinka resort hotel

Day5:- Day trip to Mago National park

    Early we will start driving for your Day trip to Mago national park after arrival you will visit the Mursi people the woman of this tribe who is well known by their clay disc on their lower lip you will visit their day today life style then drive back to Jinka Town, Overnight in Jinka Hotel

Day6:- Drive to Turmi

   Today we will drive to Turmi town this town is the main town for the Hammer people depending on the Day you will visit the Dimka market also check in Karo tribes and Bena tribes those tribes well know by their body painting, after arrival at Turmi watching the Evangadi dance by going to the Hammer villages, Overnight in Turmi lodge

 Day7:- Drive to Omorate

After having Breakfast we will start our 2 hour drive to Omorate after arrival there you will visit the daily market also crossing the Omo River by local boat excursion to visit the Omorate, Dasenech and few Hammer tribes observing variety of diverse life style after all this drive back to Turmi  if there is a bull jumping you will attend the ceremony, Overnight in Buska lodge

Day8:- Turmi – Yabelo

 Early we start driving to Yablelo Town via Waita En route you will have the opportunity to visit the Ari and Tsemai tribes village, after you have a lunch at Karat town continue driving in the scenic road, overnight in yabelo motel

Day9:- Excursion to Yabelo wild life Sanctuary

Today you will be visiting the yabelo wild life sanctuary where you can see both wild life and bird life especially this place is one of the best spot for bird watchers after you make a day trip drive back to the Yabelo Town, overnight in yabelo motel

Day10:- Yabelo – Yirgalem

Visiting the nomadic people of Borena also you will visit the Big livestock market, then proceed driving to Yirgalem En route you will visit the Gedeo people at the stunning green landescape, overnight in Aregash lodge

Day11:- Yirgalem –  Awassa

  After a leisure breakfast you will be visiting the Yirgacheffee coffee farm this area is very popular by coffee product in Ethiopia also it is a best coffee trade mark then proceed driving to Awassa En route visiting the Sidama people after arrival at the enjoying city of Awassa Boat trip on the lake watching aquatic birds then enjoying the beautiful sun set of Awassa, overnight in Lewi hotel

Day12:- Awassa – Abijata national park

After we visit the fish market in Awassa proceed driving to the park which is one of the richest park for different species of Birds after arrival there visiting the Abijata and Shalla Lakes where you can see many bird species also you will visit the hot springs, overnight in 10,000 flamingos lodge

Day13:- Abijata Shalla national park – Addis Ababa  

Today you will have to options the first is relaxing and swimming at the beautiful Langano lake or Boat trip on Lake Zuway to visit the Zay peoples also the ancient historical churches after that Drive back to Addis Ababa   after arrival visiting local art gallery and then you will attend our farewell party at cultural restaurant with best Ethiopian coffee, departure  

 N.B. depending up on your request this Itinerary can be modify.

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