8 days and 7 nights Omo Valley
Arrival: Bole International Airport
Simien Mountains Tours, will meet all clients arriving at the airport regardless of arrival time.
Day 1: Arrival (ADD) Addis Ababa Bole international Airport
Arrivals at Bole international Air port Meet and Greet service will be offered by Eco Trail Tours managers and be transferred to your hotel. City tour in Addis Ababa depends on the gust’s arrival time, if the arrival time is in early hours there will city tour or it will be at the end of the tour. Overnight – Hotel Addis Ababa. Meals – Dinner
Day 2: Addis Ababa- Arbaminch
Morning after breakfast drive to Arba Minchj en route visit the Dorze tribes ,they are famous for constructing distinguished beehive shaped huts, terrace cultivation and the best weaving work of Ethiopia and Tiya steleas world heritage /UNESCO site. Overnight: Paradise Lodge Hotel-Arba Minch. Meals – Full board
Day 3:- Arba Minch –Jinka
After breakfast drive to Mago National Park to visit the Mursi tribe, who are known for their lower lip and earlobe plates. Afterwards, return to Jinka to the Ari village and visit the South Omo Museum & Research Center for more information about the tribes. Additionally, Tuesdays and Saturdays are market days in Jinka, which will be visited. Overnight: Hotel – Jinka. Meals- Full board
Day 4: Turmi – Key Afer- Jinka
Drive Jinka to Turmi, home of the Hamer people. On the way, stop in Dimeka for the local market, which is on Tuesdays and Saturday. This is one of the most colorful markets in the South Omo and is visited by neighborhood Hamer, Benna, Karo, Tsemai and Ari tribes. Overnight in Turmi. At night you may see the traditional night dancing of the Hamer people, known as Evangadi. Overnight- Turmi Lodge. Meals Full board
Day 05:- Turmi and surrounds
Today will be a day trip to visit the people of the Karo tribe. Depart from Turmi to the villages of Murulle, Kolcho and Dus on the shores of the Omo River. The Karo people are the smallest in number of all of the tribes of the Omo Valley, and they are known for their elaborate decorations, particularly during local ceremonies. Overnight in Turmi. Overnight- Turmi Lodge. Meals Full board
Day 06:- Turmi – Arba Minch
Depart from Turmi to Arba Minch, via Erbore in the Weyto valley and Konso. Friday is market day in Erbore, so if passing on this day, the market will be visited. Stop in Konso for a visit with the Konso people, who are known for their totems erected in honor of the dead and their intricate agricultural terracing techniques. Afterwards, continue to Arba Minch. Overnight: Paradise Lodge Hotel-Arba Minch. Meals – Full board
Day 07:-Arba Minch-Nechsar National Park-Lake Chamo
Today you will have simple tour and leisure, at the morning, a game drive around the Nechsar National Park. In the afternoon, a boat cruise on Lake Chamo to see some of the biggest African crocodiles , hippopotamus, Egzir Dildiy…
Overnight: Paradise Lodge Hotel-Arba Minch. Meals – Full board
Day 08:- Arbaminch – Ziway – Addis Ababa
Early morning, you will be heading back to Addis Ababa via the Rift Valley line. Driving through the lake region, you will be able to see Ziway, Langano, Shalla and Abiatta lakes and additionally the crater lake region of Debrezeit.
Late in the afternoon arrive Addis and Day use of hotel for rest and ready for flight home at the Evening. In the evening, there will be farewell dinner party with traditional special buffet and local drinks. After farewell dinner, transfer to Addis Ababa airport for the flight back.