HIGHLIGHTS OF ETHIOPIA: THE HISTORIC ROUTE & TRIBES OF THE OMO VALLEY 13 DAYS
Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa
Arrive in Addis Ababa (ADD), he rest of the day, you will have city tour of Addis Ababa
Day 2: Addis Ababa- Bahirdar (B-D)
Fly to Bahirdar. At Bahirdar, Boat cruise over Lake Tana. In the afternoon you will drive 35 KM to visit the majestic Blue Nile Falls.
Day 3: Bahirdar -Gondar –UNESCO World Heritage Site (B-D)
Drive to Gondar through the beautiful countryside This afternoon, you will visit the ancient city.
Day 4: Gondar-Axum-UNESCO World Heritage Site (B- D)
Flight to Axum. In the afternoon you will start to visit the ancient city of Axum.
Day 6: Axum-Lalibela -UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. (B-D)
Flight to Lalibela, You will visit te first group of churches.
Day 6: Asheten Mariam-Lalibela (B-D)
Mule ride, and /or walk to the top of Asheten Mariam Monastery, Afternoon visit to other St. Lalibela’s remarkable churches.
Day 7: Lalibela-Addis Ababa-Langano (B-D)
Flight to Addis Ababa. Drive to Lake Langano. Stop at Lake Ziway.
Day 8: Langano-Dorze-Arbaminch (B-D)
When we approach Arbaminch town, we will make visit mountain village of Chencha This is the home of the Dorze people.
Day 9: Arbaminch-Jinka (B-Picknic Lunch-D)
Drive to Jinka en-route visiting different cultural people which include the Konso, Tsemai, and Ari.
Day 10: Jinka-Mago-Mursi-Jinka (B- Picknic Lunch-D)
Drive from Jinka to Mursi Village. The Mursi are best known for their unique item of decoration, lip plates.
Picnic lunch in the Mago National Park and drive to Turmi.
Day 11: Turmi-Omorate (B-Picknic Lunch- D)
Drive to Omorate to visit the Desanech (Geleb). In the afternoon, we will drive to Hamer Village. The Hamer, display an elaborate and diverse selection of body decorations.
Day 12: Turmi-Arbaminch (B-D)
Drive back to Arbaminch with brief stops to visit different villages including Erbore and Tsemay.
In the afternoon, we will have a boat cruise over Lake Chamo to see some of the biggest African crocodiles. Hippopotamus and many beautiful aquatic birds.
Day 13: Arbaminch – Tia Stele (UNESCO World Heritage Site) - Addis Ababa-Departure (B-D)
In the morning, drive back to Addis Ababa en-route visiting the pre historic Tyia Steles.In the evening, there will be farewell dinner party transfer to Addis Ababa airport for the flight back home. End of tour!