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A tailor-made Cultural Tour to South Omo Valley Tour .

Tour:-Omo Valley and Rift Valley Tour
Duration: - 9 nights and 10 days.
Transportation: - 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser
Accommodation: - Based on 4 * Hotel in Addis Ababa and 3* and Local Hotels and Camping out of Addis Ababa.

Tour Higlights:-The Omo Valley in Southern Ethiopia is the best place to explore the colorful culture of Ethiopia tribes. Book Omo Valley cultural tour to visit Bena, Hamer, Mursi, Karo, Geleb,Arbore & Borena people.
The Omo Valley in Southern Ethiopia is a little visited area of Ethiopia containing some of the most colorful tribes and ethnic groups. The fascinating costumes, colorful ceremonies and celebrations, arts, crafts, music and dance of the Benna, Hamer, Mursi, Karo, Geleb, Arbore and Borena people are very special. In the Omo Valley region many of the tribal groups have changed little over hundreds of years and they offer the visitor extraordinary insight into a variety of traditional cultures. On this trip, you get truly off the beaten track, exploring little visited villages and vibrant tribal markets of the Southern Ethiopia.

Day 1: Arrive in Addis Ababa, city tour of Addis Ababa
On arrival in Addis Ababa our representatives will meet you at Bole International Airport and transfers to Ghion Hotel. An overview of the program and itineraries will be given. The rest of the day visit historical sites in Addis Ababa including the National Archaeological Museum, where we will view the 3.6 million year old remains of “Lucy”, whose skeletal remains when discovered in 1974. You will also visit the Ethnological Museum at Addis Ababa University, Holy Trinity Cathedrals and Mount Entoto which rises up to an altitude of 3200 meters and offers the panoramic view of the metropolis. Overnight Ghion Hotel

Day 2: Drive Arba Minch
Drive to Arba Minch via Hosahena, about 460km south of Addis Ababa. This drive will take you along the scenic farmlands of Gurage People. We will also drive through the Wolayta farmlands, with views of the lush green hills and valleys. You arrive late in the afternoon at Arba Minch - meaning 'Forty Springs' in Amharic. Arba Minch takes its name from the bubbling streams that cover the groundwater forest occupying the flats of the town. Overnight Paradise Lodge

Day 3: Visit Doze Village and Boat trip on Lake Chamo
After breakfast visit the Dorze tribe and their village, famed for their bee hive shaped houses and their weaving skills. Weaving is a primary profession for many Dorze. They are also farmers, who prevent soil erosion by ingenious terracing of the mountainsides. Around their huts they have their own little garden with vegetables, spices, tobacco and enset (false-banana or musa ensete). Afternoon boat trip on Lake Chamo. Boat trip on Lake Chamo is along the best anywhere in Ethiopia. One can spot many Hippos and the world's most spectacular concentrations of Giant Crocodiles. The water birds are great the scenery is truly unforgettable. Overnight Paradise Lodge

Day 4: Arbaminch - Jinka en route visit the Konso
After break fast drive to Konso where colorfully costumed dress, impressive terracing of the Land and unusually engraved wooden statues used as grave markers can be seen. Further along the route visit the Tsemay village. Continue driving down to the south to the small town of Key Afer. Stop at this little town and visit the Key Afer Tribal Market, if the day is Thursday. Late afternoon you will arrive in Jinka for overnight in Jinka Resort Hotel.

Day 5: Jinka - Mursi - Jinka
After breakfast leave Jinka and drive to Mursi village to visit and appreciate the very attractive culture of Mursi tribe. They are renowned for the strange custom followed by their women who, on reaching maturity, have their lower lips slit and circular clay discs inserted. Proceed to Mago National Park. After a picnic lunch in the late afternoon drive back to Jinka. Overnight Jinka Resort Hotel

Day 6: Jinka – Turmi
After breakfast drive to Turmi through Dimeka for the visit of Hamer people and their village. Turmi is a small town, which is the base to visit the Hamer village. Hamers have remarkable hairstyles made from ochre, water, and binding resin. They rub the mixture into their hair then twist the strands repeatedly to create coppery-coloured locks. This is a sign of wealth and welfare. Hamers are considered to be masters of body decoration. Overnight Buska Lodge.

Day 7: Turmi – Omorrate – Turmi
After breakfast, drive to Omorate to see the Geleb people and their
fascinating houses, via crossing the Omo river by traditional boat. Return
trip to Turmi, which is the base to visit the Hamer village. Hamers have
remarkable hairstyles made from ochre, water, and binding resin. They rub
the mixture into their hair then twist the strands repeatedly to create
coppery-coloured locks. This is a sign of wealth and welfare. Hamers are
considered to be masters of body decoration. Overnight at Turmi Lodge.

Day 8: Turmi – Yabello
Drive to Yabello visiting the Arbore and the Tsemay people en route. After lunch stop at Konso, continue to the region of Oromo Borena and visit their village. The drive this day will let you experience the life of the Oromo Borena people who is well known in cattle rearing. You also visit the Oromo Borena villages and their 'Singing Well' from which they cater water to their thousands of cattle by singing. Overnight Yabello Motel

Day 9: Yabello - Lake Awassa
Drive from Yabello to Awassa over a beautiful Sidamo Mountains and coffee plantation. On the way, stop at Wenago to visit the Tutu Fella stelae field – an unusual collection of carved stones. We then continue to Lake Awassa, which is surrounded by mountains and populated by countless species of birds. Overnight in Awassa at Pina Hotel.

Day 10: Awassa - Addis Ababa Then Departure
Drive back to Addis Ababa through the Great Rift Valley lakes. At Awasssa visit the fish Market where the local people buy fresh fish from the fisher men. En route we will stop on the viewpoints for the Rift Valley Lakes of Shala, Abyta and Langano. In the Evening a fare well diner party in one of the Traditional Ethiopian restaurant with dances from the different ethnic Groups. Then after transfer out to the airport for departure back to home.

Price includes:
- Meet and greet at airport
- All accommodation based on twin room occupancy
- Meals in Addis, on bed & breakfast basis
- Meals out of Addis, on full board basis
- All entrance fees at sites, churches, parks and villages.
- All transfers and visits in Addis Ababa using mini-bus according to the itinerary.
- All Ground transportation including insurance, fuel and all costs of the driver.
- Professional English speaking Tour Guide accompanying throughout the trip
- Local Guide and scout fees in parks and villages
- Boat trip on Lake Chamo and Omo River
- Cook who prepares meals while camping
- Camping gears; tents, mattresses, sleeping bags and cooking utensils for camping.
- Farewell dinner in Addis to enjoy traditional Ethiopian food & Music; transfer & guide
- A traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony at a convenient time in the program
- Government taxes

Price doesn’t include
- International flights
- Lunch and Dinner in Addis Ababa
- Any kind of drinks both alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages
- Video filming and photography fees
- Incidental meals, snacks and drinks
- Tips and items of personal nature like laundry, souvenirs, etc
- All what is not included in the list above
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Based on 4 * Hotel in Addis Ababa and 3* and Local Hotels and Camping out of Addis Ababa
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