SOUTH OMO VALLEY

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Item Package Intro

Day 1

Arrival of Addis Ababa and meet the our representative. Then transfer your hotel. Depending on your arrival time make sightseeing in Addis Ababa.

Day 2

In the morning en route you will visit the series Rift Valley lakes that are teemed with different bird species.

Day 3

Morning after breakfast make boat trip on Lake Chamo to see the largest crocodiles in Africa which measure up to 7 Mts. Afternoon visit Chencha village to visit Dorze people.

Day 4

After breakfast drive to Turmi en-route visiting Tsemay and Benna tribes. Then walk to the villages of the Hammer people that enjoy body decoration and wear quantities of colorful beads and clay hair buns with Ostrich feathers spend pleasant after noon with friendly Hamar people.

Day 5

Excursion to Omorate to visit the Dasenach tribes across the Omo river by wooden local boat then come back to Turmi in the afternoon to visit the nearby hammer tribe village, also possibility to see special occasion ceremonies like wedding and ritual.

Day 6

Early Excursion to Karo village for the visit of Karotribes with their interesting body decorations and scarification; Then drive to Jinka.

Day 7

In the morning after breakfast excursion to the Mursi tribe village known for their attractive culture, women wearing large clay plates into their lower lips. Then driveback to Jinka.

Day 8

After breakfast drive to Yabello en route visit Konso tribes village. The king village is very interesting.

Day 9

Early morning excursion to Elosd, the crater salt lake to see the Borena people extracting mud salt for their livestock food and on the way back stop at Dubluk to see the singing well typical of Borena tribes when they serve their cattle from 20 M deep wells. Then proceed driving to Yirgalem.

Day 10

After breakfast, continue driving to Bale mountains National Park. Visit many of the endemics like Blue-winged goose, Spot-breasted lapwing, Abyssinian long claw, Wattled ibis, Black-headed siskin, Rouget’ s rail, Banded barbet and of course other species, too.

Day 11

In the morning drive towards Sanete Plateau. While crossing a lush green forest, you will enjoy the Semien Wolves, endemic mammals. Also you will walk slightly down and down across a moorland landscape dotted with white and yellow cushions of flowers, colorful lichen covered rocks and sparse Giant Lobelias. You will visit many water birds in the small lakes.

Day 12

Morning after breakfast drive to Awassa. Awassa is a bustling Ethiopian town in the heart of the Great Rift Valley.

Day 13

After breakfast visit the daily local fish market at lake Awassa. Evening fare well dinner at traditional restaurant and transfer to airport for flight back to home.