12 Days Southern Culture Route: Journey through the Omo Valley   

South Omo Valley by Surface

Duration 11 Nights/12 Days

Tour Code: EAET 910 A

Ethiopia has more than eighty ethnicities living in the borders, all speaking different languages and practicing different customs. Southern Cultural route takes travelers to the heart of the most remote tribes, whose Animist beliefs strike a chord with the true African experience. 

Day 1: Arrival in Addis Ababa. Overnight Hotel

Day 2: Drive to Hosana: en route visit melka kunture archeological sites, the rock-hewn church of Adadi Mariam, and the Tiya Stelea, all allocated in the region of the Gurage People. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: Drive to Arba Minch: en route visit Dorze Village Chencha. Overnight Lodge

Day 4: Full day Arba Minch: visit Nechisar National Park and boat excursion on lake Chamo. Overnight Lodge

Day 5: Drive to Jinka: en route visit Konso and Tsemay Villages. Overnight Resort

Day 6: Full day in Jinka: Drive through the Mago National Park to visit the Mursi Village. Overnight Resort

Day 7: Drive to Turmi village: Visit the Hamer People and overnight Hotel.

Day 8: Drive to Maruelle: visit the Karo people and overnight Hotel.

Day 9: Drive to Omorate: Visit the Dasenech people and overnight Hotel.

Day 10: Drive to Yabello: en route visit Arbore and Borena villages. Overnight Hotel

Day 11: Drive to Yirgalem: en route visit the Sidama people and the Coffee plantation. Overnight Lodge

Day 12: Drive to Addis Ababa: evening farewell party and departure.

  • Lodges can be replaced by camping upon request.
  • Camping gear can be provided upon request
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