Tour Code: AET-08
Duration: 12 days & 11 nights
Type of tour:- Nature & cultural tours
Mode of transport:- Land (4WD)
Day 1:- 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 FriendshipHotel.
Day 2:- Addis Ababa- Jimma via Weliso
Early we start driving to jimma, En route you will visit the interesting Gurage people village with its stunning landscapes, after passing the Gibe river arrival at Jimma, overnight in Honey land Hotel.
Day 3:- Jimma – Mizan Teferi via Bonga
After visiting the ancient Aba Jiffar palace proceed driving to Kaffa which is the coffee birthplace also you can visit the Kefficho & Bench people, overnight in Eden hotel.
Day 4:- Mizan Teferi - Tulgit
Today we will pass through the Bebeka coffee plantation which is the largest & the oldest coffee farm in Ethiopia, then proceed driving to Tulgit town, visiting the Surma people the woman of this tribe who is known by wearing leap plate on their lower leap, overnight camping.
Day 5:- Tulgit -Kibish
Visiting the Surma people village by mule and watching natural water springs in the scenic surrounding area, if there is a stick fighting ceremony (Donga) you will watch the competition, surma people believe that the man who win the fight is a warrior also he can marry and choose his wife from the group of girls standing on hill, overnight camping.
Day 6:- Kibish – Mizan Teferi
After a leisure breakfast depart from Kibish then drive back to Mizan Teferi, overnight in Eden hotel.
Day 7:- Mizan Teferi - Gambella
En route you will visit the Dizi and Nuear people’s village and their life style, overnight in Baro hotel.
Day 8:- Drive to Gambella National park
Today you will going to have a game drive to explore Gambella National park to watch varieties of wildlife and birdlife, overnight in Baro hotel.
Day 9:- Gambella – Metu via Bedele
After visiting the Anuak people depart from Gambela to Metu in the dense forest you can also see many species of monkeys in the forest we make a stop for lunch at Bedele town, overnight in Local Hotel.
Day 10:- Metu – Nekemte
After you visit the Sore waterfall proceed driving to Nekemte after arrival you will visit the Wollega cultural museum of Oromo people, overnight in Local Hotel.
Day 11:- Nekemte - Ambo
Today you will visit the Oromo people village then proceed driving to Ambo En route you will visit the Guder water fall, overnight in Ambo Hotel.
Day 12:- Ambo – Addis Ababa
After visiting the amazing Wenchi carter lake and the ancient island monastery continue driving to Addis Ababa, after arrival you can visit local art gallery and you will attend our farewell party at cultural restaurant watching different cultural dances and testing best Ethiopian coffee, departure.
N.B. depending up on your request this Itinerary can be modify.