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Safaris, Nature and Culture (13 Days and 12 Nights)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 13 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 8 people
Destination(s): Ethiopia  
Specialty Categories: National Parks   Archeology/History  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1300 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1300 US Dollar (USD)

- Route: Hosanna, Arbaminch, Mago, Murle, Omorate, Turmi and Awassa.
- Transport: by car.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Addis.

Day 2: After breakfast drive to Hosanna visit Melka Quntture Archaeological Site, Adadi Mariam Church, and Tiya Stelae – Archaeological Site (registered in the world Heritage list of the UNESCO). Overnight in Hosanna Camping.

Day 3: Drive from Hosanna to Arbamich, on the way visit the superb landscape of South Ethiopia. Overnight in Arbaminch.

Day 4: After breakfast in the morning visit Dorze Village, afternoon drive to Netch Sar National Park. Overnight in Arbaminch.

Day 5: Drive to Mago National Park, visit Tsemai, Bena and Ari tribes. Overnight in Mago Camping.

Day 6: Drive across the Mago River in to the highlands of the Omo River and visit Mursi Villages (Mursi people are very colorful with a lot of body decoration, ornaments and most remarkable characteristic is the lip disk for which they are famous over the world). Overnight in Mago Camping.

Day 7: Drive to Murle on the way visit Karo Village and wildlife (Karo people are noted for their colorful body painting). Overnight in Murle camping.

Day 8: Drive to Omorate visit the Bume and back to Omorate. Overnight in Camping Omorate.

Day 9: Drive from Omorate to Turmi visit the Godeb, Hamer people. Overnight in Turmi camping.

Day 10: After an early breakfast drive to Chew Bahir Dead Lake and proceed to Erbore and Tsemai Village. Overnight in Arbaminch.

Day 11: After breakfast drive to Awassa. Overnight in Awassa.

Day 12: After an early breakfast drive to Addis Ababa, en route visit Lake Zway-shelters a variety of water birds. Overnight in Addis Ababa.

Day 13: City tour of Addis Ababa. Transfer to Bole International Airport for final departure.

Mago National Park (MNP): The MNP is situated within the Great Rift Valley system in the southern Nations Nationalities and peoples Region. It is one of the principal but also the youngest national park, established in 1978 with a total area of 2,620 squire kilometers. The MNP is located adjacent to the Omo National Park in the south–eastern part close to the Kenya border. The Mago River and the Mursi Hill range form the western boundary. The Mago hot spring and Mago Mountains from the northern boundary. The park as it is with Omo National Park has always been known for its wealth of wildlife varieties and is perhaps comparable to those of east Africa. Among big mammals: buffalo comprises the highest population as compared to other conservation areas in Ethiopia. There are warthog, bush pig, and carnivores including lions, leopard, cheetah, wild dog, caracal, Bat-eared fox and many species of smaller mammals in the park. The riverine forest has many colobus and grivet monkeys. Baboons are very common.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
Location: Ethiopia
Joined InfoHub: Feb 2007

The motto of our company is to introduce the best of what Ethiopia has to offer to all of our clients. Founded in February of 2002, the company is already recognized for its professionalism, and commitment to its clients. IT is teamed up with the finest professionals and businesses across Ethiopia in offering a very...

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