THE SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA TOURS

EMP - 201: NATURE ROUTE BY SURFACE
TOUR CODE – EMP/201

DURATION - 5 DAYS, 4 NIGHTS

DEPARTURE – MORNING

OUTLINE ITINERARY

DAY 1: ADDIS – ARBA MINCH

Early morning Drive to Arba Minch through rift valley lakes of Ziway, Langano,Abjata and Shalla. Lunch at Walyta sodo, Bekele Molla Hotel. Continued driving and arrive Arba Minch for overnight (510 Kms from Addis Ababa ).

DAY 2: NECHI SAR NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast drives to Netch Sar National Park , which is situated in the rift valley 2000 meters above sea level between lakes Abaya and Chamo in the central Ethiopia . Although mainly open grass lands, it also contains sparse areas of savannah woodland and highland forest. Drive back for lunch to the hotel. Afternoon, drive for boat trip on lake Chamo to the Crocodile market and bridge of heaven, where one can find Hippos, Crocodile and variety of birds. Overnight at Hotel.


DAY 3: ARBA MINCH - AWASSA

Drive to Awassa and lunch on the way at Walayta Sodo. Overnight Awassa in a hotel.


DAY 4: AWASSA - WENDO GENET

Morning visit of the fish market at lake Awassa and bird watching. Birds like Cormorants, Pelicans, Marabou stroke, Hammer Kops, Fish Eagle, Kingfishers and other more are abundant .Drive to Wondogenet for lunch, and afterwards enjoy the hot spring, forest bird watching and hiking the forest. Coloubus monkey are to be seen even with in the hotel compound. Overnight Wabi Shebelle Hotel, at Wondogenet

DAY 5: WENDO GENET – ADDIS ABABA

Drive back to Addis Ababa and on the way visit the Abjata - Shalla National park which is abundant with different water birds, especially Pelicans and Flamingoes. Lunch at Ziway Bekele Molla or Tourist Hotel on the way back to Addis Ababa .

 

THE SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA TOURS
EMP - 204: CULTURAL& NATURAL ROUTE BY SURFACE
TOUR CODE – EMP/204
DURATION   - ELEVEN DAYS, TEN NIGHTS (Four Days Camping)
DEPARTURE – A.M.

OUTLINE ITINERARY

 

Day 1: CITY TOUR          

Morning city tour of Addis Ababa, visit Entoto Mountains, with very nice view over the capital, and church of St. Marry with adjacent museum of imperial objects. Then back to the city for the national museum overnight hotel.

Day 2: ADDIS - ARBAMINCH

Drive to Arbaminch with some stops with Wolayta people and their enteresting houses, and way of life, and more. Overnight Arbamich in a hotel.

Day 3: ARBAMINCH

Morning Drive to Chencha to visit the Dorze people and their works of weaving for which they are famous for. In the afternoon boat excursion on lake Chamo to view the Hippos and crocodiles. Overnight  Arbaminch in a Hotel.

Day 4: ARBAMINCH - JINKA

Drive to Jinka on the way visit the interesting Konso people and their houses and way of life also the Derashe, Ari, Benna and Tsemay tribes and their way of dressing and hair style, their unique culture and tradition. overnight Jinka in a hotel.

Day 5: JINKA - MAGO

Proceed to Mago National Park and visit the Mursi people on the other side of the park and admire the women inserts a round clay plate to their lips, mens with different number of scarification based on the killing of wild animals or enemies. Overnight camping on the Neri river side at Mago.

Day 6: MAGO - MURULLE

Cross the Karo people region and visit their village of kortcho, with magnificent view over the Omo River. Karo people are famous for their extravagant hairstyle in men and for the different ornaments and painting all over their body for men, women and children, Overnight Camping at Murulle.
  
Day 7: MURULLE - TURMI

Drive to Turmi, visit the very beautiful hammer people with unique hair styles, different cultural traits, ornamental traditions and more. Visit some of very interesting villages and folk dances, if it happens you will see the Hammer marriage ceremonies with unique celebrations, such as bull jumping, and many others, overnight Turmi Camping.

Day 8 TURMI

Drive to Omorate and cross the Omo River by Local boat and visit the Geleb (Dasenech) tribes to see their unique house and their ornaments as well as their life style, sight seeing of the Omo River in late afternoon back to Turmi overnight Camping.

Day 9: TURMI - ARBAMINCH

Drive via Woyto to Arbaminch visit the Ari, Bena and Tsemay tribes, overnight Arbaminch in a hotel.  

Day 10: ARBAMINCH - AWASSA

Early in the morning drive via Wolayta to Awassa, in the afternoon visit Lake Awassa and Amora Gedel and sitght seeing of the city. Overnight Awassa in a hotel.

Day 11: AWASSA - ADDIS

Drive back to Addis Ababa and on the way visit Abayata and Shala Lakes National Park, Langano and Zeway lakes. Overnight Addis in a Hotel and departure.
 

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THE SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA TOURS 
EMP - 202: NATURE & CULTURAL ROUTE BY SURFACE 
TOUR CODE – EMP/202 
DURATION - ELEVEN DAYS, 10 NIGHTS (Six Days Camping) 
DEPARTURE – MORNING 
OUTLINE ITINERARY 

 

Day 1: ADDIS – HOSSAHNA

Drive from Addis to Hossana visit Melka Qunture Archaeological site, Adadi Marim

Rock hewn church, Tiya stelae and rural villages, overnight Hossana camping.

Day 2: HOSSAHNA – ARBAMINCH

Leave hosanna via Sodo to Arbaminch through the landscape of south Ethiopia

on the way visit Chench and the Dorze village, Overnight Arbaminch in a hotel.

Day 3: ARBAMINCH

After breakfast, visit Netch Sar National Park to watch abundant wild life species

and crocodile farm and the forty spring water, overnight Arbaminch in a hotel.

Day 4: ARBAMINCH – TURMI

Drive to Turmi via Erbore, on the way visit Lake Stephanie (chew Baher) and the ethnic of Hammer and their lifestyle, overnight Turmi camping.

Day 5: TURMI – OMORATE – TURMI

Drive to Omorate and cross the Omo river by Local boat visit the Geleb (Dasenech) people and their way of living, overnight Turmi camping.

Day 6: TURMI – MURULLE

Drive to Murulle and visit the ethnic groups of Bume, Karo and Kangatom, overnight camping at Murulle.

Day 7: MURULLE – MAGO

Proceed to Mago National Park for game viewing, overnight Mago camping.

Day 8: MAGO – JINKA

Morning drive to Mursi village on the highlands of Omo river visit the Mursi ethnic group and game viewing, in the afternoon drive back Jinka overnight Jinka in a hotel.

Day 9: JINKA – KONSO

Drive via Keyafer to konso visit the Ari, Bena and Tsemay tribes, in the afternoon visit the Konso people and their lifestyle, overnight konso camping.

Day 10: KONSO – AWASSA

Early in the morning drive via Arbaminch to Awassa, Overnight Awassa in a hotel.

Day 11: BACK TO ADDIS

Drive back to Addis Ababa and on the way visit Abayata and Shala Lakes National Park , Langano and Zeway lakes.

 

THE SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA TOURS

EMP - 203: NATURAL ROUTE BY SURFACE

TOUR CODE – EMP/203

DURATION - FIVE DAYS, FOUR NIGHTS

DEPARTURE – MORNING

OUTLINE ITINERARY

DAY 1: ADDIS - LANGANO

Leaving Addis, you drive on to discover some of Debrezeith's natural beauties and proceed to Lake Zeway the first to be seen among the rift valley lakes. It shelters a variety of water birds. After spending a couple of hours around the lake you continue driving to the nearby Lnagano. Overnight Langano in a hotel.

Day 2: LANGANO – SHALLA - LANGANO

Late in the morning drive to Lake Shalla and Abiyata, a shallow soda lake surrounded with acacia woodland, visit this lakes rich in birds, such as pelicans, flamingos, storks and more. On the shore of lake Shalla observe the exposing of various hot springs and species of birds. late in the afternoon drive back to Langano for overnight stay.

Day 3: LANGANO - AWASSA

Morning drive to Wondo Genet resort area, it is a popular hot spring resort set on top of hill surrounded with a thick forest, the lush vegetation support, birds like yellow fronted parrots, hempriches and crowned hornbills, lesser honey guide and others. in the afternoon leasure at own, overnight Awassa in a hotel.

Day 4: AWASSA

Late in the morning drive to lake Awassa , boat excursion on the lake, and visit the fish market on the lake side, in the afternoon leisure at own. Overnight Awassa in a hotel.

Day 5: AWASSA - ADDIS

Return back to Addis.

Day – 6 (Optional)

Awash National Park situated 225 km south east of Addis Ababa , surrounding the dormant volcano of Fentale, is a reserve of arid and semi-arid wood land and savannah, which reverie forests along the Awash river . Forty six species of animals have been identified here, including Beisa Oryx, and Sewayne's Heartebesst, the bird life is prolific, specially along the river and the nearby lake Basaka, and there are five endemic amongst the 329 species recorded. A special attraction is the beautiful clear pool of the Filwoha Hot Spring.

 

THE SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA TOURS
EMP - 202: NATURE & CULTURAL ROUTE BY SURFACE
TOUR CODE – EMP/202
DURATION   - 12 DAYS, 11 NIGHTS
DEPARTURE – MORNING

  Day 01. Addis Ababa city tour, the view from Mount Entoto, the National and Ethnographic Museums, Trinity Church, the Mercato. O/n Addis Ababa.

Day 02. Fly south to Tum, camping.

Day 03. Trek towards Maji, passing Yekir Demoz mountains. Camping at Maji.

Day 04. Trek from Maji to Adikas, camping.

Day 05. From Adikas to Kibish, camping next to the river,

Day 06. Using camp at Lala Meru as a base, visit Surma villages.

Day 07. Trek to Kormu.

Day 08. From Kormu to Megal0ogne, camping at hot springs.

Day 09. Start return to Tum, reaching Adikas.

Day 10. From Adduces to Maji.

Day 11 From Maji to Tum.

Day 12. Fly from Tum to Addis Ababa, souvenir shopping, farewell dinner with national music and dancing.

 

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