The Omo Valley 8 days Turmi

The Omo Valley 8 days

Turmi
€1,380 /Person

Description

ADDIS ABABA

Day 1 ‐ Arrive in Addis Ababa. Transfer to Saro- Maria Hotel, an attractive four star hotel in the center of Addis.

Today we will have full day sightseeing tour of the capital which includes the Ethnological Museum in the former palace of King Hailesillassie, the National (Archaeological) Museum, the superb Holy Trinity Cathedral, the various historical monuments of Addis Ababa; and Merkato largest open‐air market in Africa.

Accommodation Saro- Maria Hotel

Rooming Standard twin/double/ Single room (Based on your preferences)

Included Activities: Transfer to hotel, rest and city sights in Addis


AWASSA

Day 2 ‐ Today drive to Awassa en route visit some of Debrezeit (Bishoftu) crater Lakes such as Hora, Babogaya, and Kuriftu. Continue driving throught the great Rift valley lakes, Langano and Abijatta‐Shalla and the town of Awassa, the capital city of the southern region, which  is very popular in fish market and its volcanic lake. The rift contains a marvelous series of lakes, which are teeming with fish and provide a habitat for hundreds of species of birds. On the way we pass 4 of the lakes. Awassa is located on the edge of Lake Awassa, surrounded by mountains.

Accommodation South Star hotel

Rooming Standard twin/double/single room (Based on your preferences)

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities: Visit of the rift valley lakes of Langano , Abyatta Shalla,Lake Awassa

Est. Kms: 262kms Est. Driving hrs: 3

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4


ARBAMINCH

Day 3 – We drive through one of the most colorful and scenic  areas  of  Southern  Ethiopia,  a land that is inhabited by the people of the Sidamo, the Alaba, who were once nomads but are now farmers. A long section of the road offers magnificent views of Lake Abaya, surrounded by mountains. The lake has volcanic origins and is almost pink in color. Today we visit the Dorze village, one of the many small group of tribes in southern Ethiopia. Once warriors, the Dorze are now turned to farming and weaving to earn a living.

Accommodation Paradise Lodge

Rooming Standard twin/double/single room (Based on your preferences)

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities:  Dorze Market in Chencha, tribal villages

Est. Kms: 265  Est. Driving hrs: 4

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4


TURMI

Day 4 ‐ Drive to Turmi en route meet the people of Konso and their villages. The cornerstone of Konso culture is a highly specialized and successful agricultural economy. Meet the people, take photographs and  learn of  a culture that has had  very little outside influence and  continue  to Turmi. We will visit the weekly market of the Hamer and Bena in KeyAfer Market (Thursday Market) a highlight of Omo Valley where all the ethnic tribes come to shop. The market is exciting and you may have the opportunity to buy some of the tribal regalia and artifacts. On the way we will visit the Tsemai tribes in Woito

Accommodation Buska Lodge

Rooming Standard twin/double/single room (Based on your preferences)

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities: tribes, Konso Village, KeyAfer or Dimeka Market

Est. Kms: 280  Est. Driving hrs: 5

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4


TURMI‐ JINKA

Day 5 and 6 – Drive to Omo Rate crossing the Omo River by boat to visit the Galab village in the bank of the lower Omo valley. One of a small group of the Omo Valley tribes, called Dasanach. We also visit the Hamer tribes in Turmi area. In the Second day we will visit one of the colourful markets in the Omo Valley, Dimeka Market and continue to Jinka for a visit of the Ari people and villages.

Accommodation Buska lodge , Jinka Resort

Rooming Standard twin/double/single room (Based on your preferences)

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities: Dasanach tribes, Villages and Markets

Est. Kms: 200  Est. Driving hrs: 4

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4


MAGO ‐ARBAMINCH

Day 7 ‐ Morning drive to Mago National Park located in the  eastern bank of  the Omo  River. From here we will visit the Mursi highlands where the most illustrious of Ethiopia's unique tribes lives. The Mursis are known for their decorative lip plates that adorn the lower lips of the Mursi women. The various cultural aspects of the tribe will be explained and you will be able to take their photographs and interact with them.

Accommodation Paradise lodge

Rooming Standard twin/double/single room (Based on your preferences)

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities: Mursi tribes, Villages

Est. Kms: 250  Est. Driving hrs: 5

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4


ADDIS ABABA – DEPARTURE

Day 8 – Drive  to Addis Ababa via the rift valley lakes and visit the  shopping centers in Addis Ababa. This day you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home and end of the tour.

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities: Archaeological Site, Tiya, Melka Kurntre, Transfer out

Est. Kms: 460kms

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4

Description

ADDIS ABABA

Day 1 ‐ Arrive in Addis Ababa. Transfer to Saro-…

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Description

ADDIS ABABA

Day 1 ‐ Arrive in Addis Ababa. Transfer to Saro- Maria Hotel, an attractive four star hotel in the center of Addis.

Today we will have full day sightseeing tour of the capital which includes the Ethnological Museum in the former palace of King Hailesillassie, the National (Archaeological) Museum, the superb Holy Trinity Cathedral, the various historical monuments of Addis Ababa; and Merkato largest open‐air market in Africa.

Accommodation Saro- Maria Hotel

Rooming Standard twin/double/ Single room (Based on your preferences)

Included Activities: Transfer to hotel, rest and city sights in Addis


AWASSA

Day 2 ‐ Today drive to Awassa en route visit some of Debrezeit (Bishoftu) crater Lakes such as Hora, Babogaya, and Kuriftu. Continue driving throught the great Rift valley lakes, Langano and Abijatta‐Shalla and the town of Awassa, the capital city of the southern region, which  is very popular in fish market and its volcanic lake. The rift contains a marvelous series of lakes, which are teeming with fish and provide a habitat for hundreds of species of birds. On the way we pass 4 of the lakes. Awassa is located on the edge of Lake Awassa, surrounded by mountains.

Accommodation South Star hotel

Rooming Standard twin/double/single room (Based on your preferences)

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities: Visit of the rift valley lakes of Langano , Abyatta Shalla,Lake Awassa

Est. Kms: 262kms Est. Driving hrs: 3

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4


ARBAMINCH

Day 3 – We drive through one of the most colorful and scenic  areas  of  Southern  Ethiopia,  a land that is inhabited by the people of the Sidamo, the Alaba, who were once nomads but are now farmers. A long section of the road offers magnificent views of Lake Abaya, surrounded by mountains. The lake has volcanic origins and is almost pink in color. Today we visit the Dorze village, one of the many small group of tribes in southern Ethiopia. Once warriors, the Dorze are now turned to farming and weaving to earn a living.

Accommodation Paradise Lodge

Rooming Standard twin/double/single room (Based on your preferences)

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities:  Dorze Market in Chencha, tribal villages

Est. Kms: 265  Est. Driving hrs: 4

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4


TURMI

Day 4 ‐ Drive to Turmi en route meet the people of Konso and their villages. The cornerstone of Konso culture is a highly specialized and successful agricultural economy. Meet the people, take photographs and  learn of  a culture that has had  very little outside influence and  continue  to Turmi. We will visit the weekly market of the Hamer and Bena in KeyAfer Market (Thursday Market) a highlight of Omo Valley where all the ethnic tribes come to shop. The market is exciting and you may have the opportunity to buy some of the tribal regalia and artifacts. On the way we will visit the Tsemai tribes in Woito

Accommodation Buska Lodge

Rooming Standard twin/double/single room (Based on your preferences)

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities: tribes, Konso Village, KeyAfer or Dimeka Market

Est. Kms: 280  Est. Driving hrs: 5

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4


TURMI‐ JINKA

Day 5 and 6 – Drive to Omo Rate crossing the Omo River by boat to visit the Galab village in the bank of the lower Omo valley. One of a small group of the Omo Valley tribes, called Dasanach. We also visit the Hamer tribes in Turmi area. In the Second day we will visit one of the colourful markets in the Omo Valley, Dimeka Market and continue to Jinka for a visit of the Ari people and villages.

Accommodation Buska lodge , Jinka Resort

Rooming Standard twin/double/single room (Based on your preferences)

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities: Dasanach tribes, Villages and Markets

Est. Kms: 200  Est. Driving hrs: 4

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4


MAGO ‐ARBAMINCH

Day 7 ‐ Morning drive to Mago National Park located in the  eastern bank of  the Omo  River. From here we will visit the Mursi highlands where the most illustrious of Ethiopia's unique tribes lives. The Mursis are known for their decorative lip plates that adorn the lower lips of the Mursi women. The various cultural aspects of the tribe will be explained and you will be able to take their photographs and interact with them.

Accommodation Paradise lodge

Rooming Standard twin/double/single room (Based on your preferences)

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities: Mursi tribes, Villages

Est. Kms: 250  Est. Driving hrs: 5

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4


ADDIS ABABA – DEPARTURE

Day 8 – Drive  to Addis Ababa via the rift valley lakes and visit the  shopping centers in Addis Ababa. This day you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home and end of the tour.

Meals Breakfast and dinner

Included Activities: Archaeological Site, Tiya, Melka Kurntre, Transfer out

Est. Kms: 460kms

Transport: Toyota land Cruiser 4x4

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Total EUR €1,380
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Days : 8 | Nights : 7


Inclusions


  • Local tax
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Transportation
  • Restaurant Nearby
  • Parking
  • Guides / Assistance
  • Live entertainment
  • Professional tour escort
  • Admission to park(s)
  • Driver
  • Service fee for tour guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Safety deposit boxes

Exclusions


  •     Return Airport Transfer    
  •     Alcoholic beverages    

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