OMO VALLEY TOUR

By Surface

12 Days

CODSTTJ505

Day 1: Transfer from air port to hotel, beginning of tour at 14hrs,   visit Entoto Mountains with views over the capital Addis Ababa, national museum, st George church, the biggest African market markato

Day 2: Drive to Arbaminch City on the way visit tiya 40 ancient stelae and some stop over wolayta village, and crossing banana farm over night in Arbaminch chosen hotel.

Day 3: Morning drive to chencha, for the Dorze people, with their unique culture, houses and traditions, afternoon boat on Chamo Lake for crocodiles, hippos.

Day 4: Drive to Jinka admiring the konso, Derase,Tsemay, Ari and benna people. Being Thursday visit the very colorful keyafer village market of the tsemay and erbore people. On to jinka hotel.

Day 5: Drive to mago national park, admiring different mammals and birds. Proceed to visit the mursi people and village late afternoon back to Jinka.

Day 6: Drive to Turmi, admiring on the way very colorful hamer,Karo and Dassanch people market in dimeka village, proceed  then to visit the hammer people, if lucky evening see one of their dance evangadi . Night camp site,

Day 7: Visit all day around turmi , Hamer people & visit Turmi market.  Full day visit Hamer people villages. Walk to a Hamer village; then proceed to the Monday market of Hamer, Karo & Dassanech people. With luck visit one of the Hamer people marriage ceremonies with the bull jumping. And the evening night at camp site.

Day 8: Drive to omo rate Dassanech people & visit Turkana Lake; we proceed to Omorate village, where we’ll visit Dassanech people. Then drive to the Turkana Lake, visiting Incoreana people. Back late afternoon to Turmi

Day 9: Drive to yabello via konso to visite admaire  borena oromo  the real democratic ABAGEDAA at 8th and more information please see this link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borana_Oromo_people over night at yabello hotel.

Day 10: Drive to Hawassa via yirga chafe on the way visiting of coffee plantation in yirga bchafee. Over night Hawassa hotel,

Day 11: morning visit Lake Hawassa and then drive to langano to visit. Langano Lake. Hot spring bird watching, horse riding, cycling, fishing, swimming & more. Over night at langano hotel,

Day 12: Drive to Addis Ababa on the way visit Lake Zeway – boat trip on the lake and visit the zaye people at the islands. Lunch at zeway over night Addis Ababa at traditional restaurant and then transfer to air port.

=====================================================================