We are a cultural Eco-lodge with local style Konso huts, cozy and fitted out with comfy beds, furniture and mosquito nets. We have dry composting toilets, solar shower and solar power. We also have our own organic farm producing fresh organic vegetables, salads, fruits and we serve a selection of delicious dishes in our restaurant. We are a quiet and relaxing oasis of green tranquility, where you can escape the hastle of budget travel in Ethiopia to recover your energy for a while before going down to the Omo valley, on to Kenya or on the way up to Addis from Moyale (at the Kenya border).
- Rest area
- Solar power
- Dry composting toilets
- Car parking
- Mosquito nets.
Nearby attractions and activities:
"New York" striking landscape, Saugumme (pottery village), Konso Market, Jarso (weaving village), Konso Cultural Museum, Various interesting villages.
Konso, at the crossroads of ways to Addis Ababa (500 km) Myoale, the Omo Valley at 85 km south of Arbaminch. We are 0.5 km out of town on the main road to Arbaminch, on the left hand side.
We also offer the following services:
- Trekking and cultural activities - lead by local guides and involving local community members to include them in our activities. Explore the fascinating local Konso culture, get an in-depth view of the community of this unique southern Ethiopian nation - villages, crafts, rituals, music and dance.
- Volunteering - on our Konso schools project and working on our organic farm. We charge $50 per week for volunteering, which covers food and accommodation as well as activities. There is a discount for long stay (over 12 weeks).
- Permaculture Design Training: Our Permaculture Design Courses (PDCs) are a 72 h residential course (10 days in length). We charge $700 including food and accommodation in the lodge for the duration. We run PDCs every second month in the first 2 weeks of the month.
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.
- Additional costs for camping if wanted.
Joined InfoHub: May 2010
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We are an oasis of green sitting amongst the dusty hills of Konso, a land of proud and simple, solid folk, with hoary palms and wooden arms, who hoist and toil through their days to push that rolling rock, the wheel of life, ever on and up around, amongst those rocky rugged slopes, on the edge of the Great Rift Valley....
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