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People and Wildlife of Southern Ethiopia

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 - 20 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: September - July
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4000 US Dollar (USD)

The tour goes to the south of Ethiopia, showing you some of the tribes, scenery and some wildlife where available in Ethiopia. Ethiopia is more scenic with colorful tribes and culture, but wildlife is erratic.

Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa.
Arrive Addis Ababa, be met at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Briefing and welcome. Evening dinner and cultural evening or just relax. Overnight stay at Ghion Hotel.

Day 2: Addis Ababa - Arbaminch.
After breakfast drive to Arbaminch. En route, stop at Ziway for bird watching, lunch at Sodo; visit the Dorze village known for the traditional bamboo woven houses and traditional garment weaving. Overnight in hotel at Arbaminch.

Day 3: Nechisar National Park.
After breakfast, drive to Nechisar National Park for game viewing and scenery. After lunch boat trip on lake Chamo, for viewing crocodiles and hippos. Overnight in guest house or Jinka Resort.

Day 4: Jinka. After breakfast, drive to Jinka.
En route visit the Derashe, Tsemay and Bena, people. Overnight in hotel.

Day 5: Mago National Park - Jinka.
After breakfast drive to Mago National Park to visit the Mursi people known for their insertion of clay disc in to their lower lip as a sign of beauty for the female. After picnic lunch at the park’s head quarter, drive back to Jinka for overnight in a hotel.

Day 6: Turmi.
After breakfast, drive to Turmi via Keyafer. En route visit the Hammer in their village. Overnight camping at Evangadi campsite.

Day 7: Murule and Kangate.
After breakfast drive to Murule and Kangate, visit the Karo and Bume people respectively, lunch at Rift Valley Safari lodge, then, drive back to Turmi for overnight camping.

Day 8: Arbaminch.
After breakfast, drive to Arbaminch via Erbore, picnic lunch at Woito. En route visit the Konso Waga village; Gezer Gio red soil pinnacle resulted from erosion. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 9: Addis Ababa.
After breakfast drive to Addis. In the evening farewell dinner with traditional and European food, drink, and folk dance at the Crown Hotel.

Day 10: Addis Ababa - Departure.
Full day sightseeing tour of the capital Addis Ababa that includes morning visit the National Museum; Trinity Cathedral and the visit of Mercato - biggest open market of its kind in Africa. The afternoon visit includes St. George Cathedral; Ethnological Museum and the visit of the commanding panoramic view point Mount Entoto which offers the stupendous view of the city. In the evening transfer to the airport for your international flight.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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