Lower Omo valley with historic Route

Duration: 22 Days and 21 Nights

Tour code: ZTT 505

Transportation: Surface and Flight.

Day 1. Arrive Addis Ababa

Day 2. Drive to Armbaminch, crossing the Rift Valley lakes and Wolayta people. O/N Arbaminch Swaynes hotel (or other)

Day 3. AM drive to Chencha for Dorze people. PM boat trip on Chamo Lake. O/N Arbaminch.

Day 4. Drive to Jinka, by admiring Konso, Derase, Ari, Benna and Tsemay people. O/N camp or local hotel Jinka town.

Day 5. Visit the Mursi people and villages. O/N Mago park camp,

Day 6. Enter into the Karo people region and visit their village of Kortcho and Duss; with beautiful view over the Omo River too. O/N camp Murulle or Duss.

Day 7. Continue for the Hammer people region & O/N Turmi at the Evangadi campsite & lodge. (Camp or fixed tents).

Day 8. Turmi, for villages, dance, possibly market & marriage ceremonies.

Day 9. Excursion to Omorate, at bank of Omo River, for Dassanech tribes & villages. Back for O/N Turmi.

Day 10. Drive through Tsemay and Erbore people to the Konso villages. O/N Konso local hotel or camp.

Day 11. Enter into Borena people region and afternoon visit ElSOD crater (where down the crater Borena men extract salt for their cattle), Borena villages and more. O/N Yabelo local hotel or camping.

Day 12. Crossing Guji people region and very nice views drive to the Rift Valley lake of Awasa. O/N Pina htl.

Day 13. Morning visit the fish market, and then drive back to Addis Ababa, by admiring the Rift Valley lakes of Shala, Abyata and Langano, Afternoon free in Addis.

Day 14. Drive north to Kombolcha, admiring Afar and Oromo people.

Day 15. Drive Lalibela.

Day 16. Full day visit of the 11 rock-hewn churches in Lalibela.

Day 17. Fly Axum. Afternoon tour of steles, churches, archeological sites.

Day 18. Drive to Gondar, crossing the spectacular Semien mountains.

Day 19. Morning tour of Gondar's castles and churches. Afternoon drive Bahirdar.

Day 20. AM Blue Nile falls. PM boat on Tana Lake, to admire two monasteries, as Ura

Day 21. Kidane Mehret and Mahal Zeghie Gyorgis

Day 22. Fly back Addis Ababa. Afternoon free.

Meeting Place



All our tours start in Addis Abeba , at Bole international airport at 7:00 and ends at 22:00 in bole international airport. 

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