INDIGENOUS TRIBE TOURS

Duration: 6 Days and 5 Nights

Tour code: Indigenous tribe tours

Transportation: Surface and flight

Itinerary

Day 1, Upon arrival meets by Zersi Ethiopia representatives and get transferred our office for shorter briefing and coffee drink.  Then after short briefing drives back to Bole international airport for a short trip to Jinka   On arrival you will be our vehicle waiting for you at Arba Minch airport then transfer to the reserved hotel. Check in to the hotel. After lunch visit Dorze village. Accommodation: Chosen Hotel Arba Minch

Day 2, Early in the morning after breakfast drive the shore of Lake Chamo to catch a morning boat trip to visit the largest east African crocodiles and hippos. After visit proceeds your drive towards konso, Tsemay Bena, and Arie. The 3-4 hours’ drive till you arrive Jinak will let you enjoy the spectacular views over the countryside and different villages. Late in the afternoon, you will arrive in  Jinka for overnight. Accommodation: Chosen Hotel Jinka

Day 3, Enter into the Mago National park, admiring different mammals and birds on the way; and proceed to visit the Mursi people and villages. Here for beautiful women use to put round plates into their lips. Afternoon back Jinka for lunch. Drive to KeyAfar(if it is Thursday) you will have the chance to admire the very colorful Thursday’s Benna, Hammer, Tsemay and Erbore people market at KeyAfer village. Drive to Turmi, admiring very colorful Dimeka village of the hammer people. If lucky evening sees one of their dances, the Evangadi which is a typical dancing for hammer boys and girls with the help of the moonlight. Accommodation: Chosen lodge or camping in Turmi

 

Day 3. Drive to Murulle to visit the Karo Ethnic group, for their very interesting decoration and scarification all over their body; The Karo men also sculpt and shave their hair into extravagant shapes with especial ochre “Caps” of hair usually containing several ostrich feathers and very nice views over Omo River from Kortcho village. On the way, drive to Nagatome village crossing Omo river. Visit the very well-known Nagatome tribes and their villages, late in the afternoon drive back to Turmi. By chance, if it is Monday or Thursday you will have a visit for the colorful market of the Hammer people. With Luck, Turmi could also be an opportunistic place to see and experience one of the well-known Bull Jumping ceremonies said to be the moment of transferring from Childhood to Adulthood for the hammer boys. Accommodation: Chosen lodge or camping in Turmi.

 

Day 4, Early In the morning you will set on to drive to Omorate town some 75 k well-maintained asphalt road. Here on arrival, you will be optioned to choose which villages you would like to visit, as there are villages crossing Omo River and villages before crossing Omo River. Locally made wooden boats are a means of transportation. Late in the afternoon drive back to Turmi  .Accommodation: Chosen lodges or tents

Day 5, In the morning after early breakfast drive to Jinka town to catch schedule flight to Addis. on arrival meet our staff and take for day use hotels service, make city tour of Addis than in the evening before you take a flight back to the home you will be taken to a traditional restaurant to have dinner and see Ethiopian traditional dance shows. Accommodation: Chosen Hotel in Addis for day use

 

Market days: - Thursday at Key Afer for Benna, Hammer, Erbore, Tsemai

                         Saturday at Dimeka for Bena, Hammer, Karo and sometimes Gallabs may attend

                         Monday at Turmi for Hammer and Karo

                         Monday at Konso city for Konso and Derashi People

 

NB:  minimum size of the group will be 4 clients and the maximum size of our group will be 20 clients

 35 % discounted price for the above tour per person

Original price 1009 $ USD 

Current price 881$ USD

 

Price includes

 

l Transportation = minibus on arrival and departure in Addis Ababa .excellent condition land cruise 4 clients in A car for the south tour with two local flights from Addis and from Jinka   wit Ethiopian airlines

l Meal plan will be breakfast only, but on request, we will quote lunch and dinner as well for camping we will provide camping cook with our latest camping gears.

l Entrance fees of villages and parks  

l  local guides

l Boat trips on Lake Chamo for two and three hours

l Accommodation based on lodges on request we will provide camping in remote villages

l English speaking driver guide  

l Fuel cost of the vehicles

 

Price does note includes

 

l Meal/Lunch & Dinner the whole tour

l Alcoholic Beverage

l Laundry service

l Items of personal nature

l International Telephone Calls

l Photographing and filming fees

l Any kind of incidental cultural events,  

l Items not mentioned in the included list

l Any accident and accidental itinerary changes and its extra cost

l Tips and gratitude for drivers and guides

l All that is not stated under price including list aren’t include

 

 


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