Tour Code: AETT-SE 02
Duration: 6days 5night
Tour Title: Omo Valley Highlight
Day1. Fly to Arbaminch and before check to your hotel drive 38km and ascend Guge Mountain, to visit the Dorze tribe and their magnificent beehive shaped hut, false banana cultivations and weaving culture. After visit drive back to Arbaminch for overnight stay. Overnight in a hotel
Day2. Morning after breakfast make boat trip on Lake Chamo to explore hippos and large size crocodile’s at Crocodile market. Then drive to Key Afer and Jinka, if the day is Thursday you will visit Keyafer market which is attended by different tribes ( Hamer, Bena ,Ari and Tsemai) .On the way visit Weito, Dersahe and Ari tribes and their villages . Then proceed to Jinka for your overnight stay. Overnight in a hotel
Day3. Morning drive to Mago National park & make an excursion tour to visit and appreciate the most fascinating culture of Mursi tribe and their village. They are renowned for the unique custom pursued by their women, who on reaching maturity, cut their lower lips and insert a circular clay disc. Once the visit at Mursi village is completed, you will continue driving to Turmi and late in the afternoon visit Hammer Settlement near to Turmi. Overnight in Lodge
Day4. Today you will have half day excursion tour to Murelle village to visit the Karo ethnic groups; they are experts in body painting. After having your lunch have your lunch of in a local hotel at Dimeka. If the day is market day (Tuesday or Saturday) you will visit Dimeka Market which is attended by different tribes including Hamer, Benna, Tsemai, etc). Late in the afternoon at about drive back to Turmi for overnight stay.
Day5. Early in the morning drive about 285 km to Arbaminch and on the way visit Erbore and Konso villages. The Konso people are known for their traditional terracing which has UNESCO recognition. After lunch break visit Konso village and unusually engraved wooden statues and meet their tribal chief to learn about their fascinating culture then proceed to Arbaminch. Overnight in Lodge
Day6. Depending on your flight schedule either morning or afternoon transfer out to Arbaminch airport for your flight to Addis Ababa. In Addis Ababa you will enjoy last minute shopping and in the evening you will enjoy special farewell dinner and cultural dance in one of the traditional restaurants before your departure.