South Omo Itinerary (SO12) Private1 year ago - Excursions - Москва - 19 views
Day 1: Addis Ababa Arrive at Bole International Airport in the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, where you will be welcomed by Saro Suri Tour representative and transferred to the Tyitu Hotel where you will stay overnight.
Day 2: Addis Ababa – Arba Minch in the morning. On the way, you will visit Alaba village and their unique way of home decorating style. Overnight in hotel or lodge at Arba Minch.
Day 3: Arba Minch A morning drive to Chencha village to visit the Dorze ethnic group with their unique home building style and traditional weaving. (Visit their market if it is a market day). Then drive back to Arba Minch. After lunch in hotel, a boat trip on Lake Chamo to see crocodiles (at Crocodile Market) and hippos. Overnight in Arba Minch.
Day 4: Arba Minch – Jinka Drive to Jinka on the way visit the Tsemay, Bena and the Ari ethnic groups with their untouched culture (if it is Thursday you will visit the colorful market of Key Afer), overnight in Jinka.
Day 5: Jinka – Mursi After breakfast, drive to Mago National Park and proceed to Mursi village to visit the Mursi people, whose females put lip plates on their lower lips and in their ears. Drive back to Jinka for lunch. After lunch visit the Ari village or the South Omo Research Center in Jinka. Overnight hotel in Jinka.
Day 6: Jinka – Turmi After breakfast drive to Turmi. On the way visit the Tsemay ethnic group and the most colorful market in the Omo valley, the Key Afer market if it is Thursday and the Dimeka market if it is Tuesday. Overnight at lodge or hotel.
Day 7: Turmi – Omorate – Turmi In the morning drive to Omorate and after crossing the Omo River by traditional boat visit the Dassenech ethnic group with their untouched culture. Drive back to Turmi, in the late afternoon visit one of the Hamer villages in Turmi. Overnight lodge or hotel in Turmi.
Day 8: Turmi – Murule – Turmi In the morning drive to Murule to visit the Karo ethnic group who are very well known for their body painting and their fascinating houses. Drive back to Turmi for overnight, and visit market of Turmi if the day is Monday or Market of Dimeka if it is Tuesday. Overnight lodge or hotel in Turmi.
Day 9: Turmi -Yabello In the morning drive to Yabello on the way visit the Cushitic-Elbore tribe and the Konso village who are famous for terracing and unique way of living. Before arriving to Yabello you will see the Borena Oromo people. Overnight at hotel in Yabello.
Day 10: Yabello – Awassa After breakfast drive, to Awassa on the way you will visit 9th century Tutu Fella Stelae Fields. Continue driving to Awassa through the village of the Borena people and the breathtaking landscape and vegetation. Overnight hotel in Awassa.
Day 11: Awassa – Addis Ababa After breakfast drive to the beautiful fish market on the shore of Lake Awassa with many aquatic birds, and then continue driving to Addis Ababa. On the way to Addis you will visit Ziway Lake which is rich in aquatic bird life. Over night in reserved hotel.
Day 12: City tour of Addis Ababa and Departure Sightseeing tour that includes Trinity Cathedral, a beautiful church with a baroque style of European Architecture unique to both Ethiopia and Africa; the National Museum, home to the famous complete hominid fossil remain of Lucy dated 3.2 million years; the Ethnological Museum presenting different collections for an overview of the history, culture, tradition and religions of almost all tribal groups in Ethiopia; St. George Cathedral and Museum, a historical church with traditional Ethiopian Orthodox Church architecture founded by Emperor Menelik-II; from Mount Entoto you’ll have a panoramic view point at the highest point in Addis with an altitude of 3200 meters; The Merkato is the biggest open air market in Africa. In the evening transfer to the airport for departure to home.
Длительность экскурсии 12 часов
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