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The Short Wild and Ethnic Route

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 7 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: Motorcycle Tours   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: September - June
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1238 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2277 Euro (EUR)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Cultural evening in one of the best restaurants of Addis. Overnight in Addis.

Day 2: Departure to Arba Minch (Forty Springs), which takes its name, from the bubbling streams springing up and is right in the Rift Valley making it the perfect base to explore the area (505 Km asphalt). Overnight in Arba Minch.

Day 3: Visit the Nech Sar National Park and ride through very nice tracks, fantastic for bird watching and wildlife spotting. In the afternoon take a boat trip in Lake Chamo, one of the biggest in the region, and be amazed by one of the most impressive displays of big crocodiles and hippos in Africa (110 km off-road). Overnight in Arba Minch.

Day 4: Visit the villages of Dorze and Chencha going through stunning landscape; admire the beautiful cloth made in this area and the bamboo hats that lasts over 80 years. In the afternoon leave to Konso and visit one of the Konso villages and the King’s Palace where mummification is still practiced (150 km off-road). Overnight in Konso.

Day 5: Departure to Jinka. On the way you can see different tribes like the Hamer, Birale and Banna. Visit the Mago National Park where you will see the Mursi tribes whose women split and stretch their lower lips to make room for the insertion of terracotta or wooden dishes as a sign of beauty (180 Km off-road). Overnight in the Park or in Jinka.

Day 6: Departure to Yabelo where you may visit the wildlife sanctuary if you are not too tired. This is a relaxing and fun road to ride (270 km off-road). Overnight in Yabello.

Day 7: Departure to Langano. Relax in the shores of the only swimable Lake North of the Equator in Africa (410 Km asphalt). Overnight in Langano.

Day 8: Visit the Shala and Abyata Lakes National Park. Abyata feeds thousands of water birds especially flamingos and white pelicans, while Shala provides their nesting areas. Return to Addis in the afternoon. In the evening the group will have a farewell dinner in one of the best restaurants of Addis. There are many good Restaurants, Bars, Discos, Jazz Live Music and Cultural Dance venues to offer if you want to extend your stay (300 Km asphalt and off-road). Overnight in Addis.

Day 9: Flight Home

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Ethiopia
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2007

We offer KTM Motorcycle Adventures Tours from Addis Ababa our base, Through-Out Ethiopia, North – East – South – West - Central - Enjoy the Culture - History – Tradition get into the Ethnic & Wild – Ride Enduro - Off the Beaten Tracks – Off-Road – Paved - Hidden Trails, we Accommodate your Choices,...

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