On Week Tribal Expedition to The Southern Ethiopia

Southern Ethiopia



3 days

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Tour duration: 7 days (with flight Addis Ababa to Arbaminch and Jinka to Addis Ababa)

Tour Plan

Arrive in Addis Ababa and transfer to your hotel. City tour in Addis including the national museum, ethnographic museum, and finally drive Entoto mountains to visit the former place of emperor Menilik II and to enjoy the panoramic view of Addis.

Overnight: hotel/lodge

Take a morning flight to Arbaminch, on arrival met by your driver, and journey to the Gughe Mountains to visit the Dorze people, who are known for their tall beehive-like houses and their fine cotton weaving.  Market days in Dorze village are Mondays and Thursdays and in Chencha on Tuesdays and Saturdays. After your visit drive back to Arbaminch overnight.

Overnight: hotel/lodge

After breakfast, In the morning take a boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit the crocodile market and hippopotamus. After the visit, drive to Turmi via Konso. Stop in Konso and visit one of the villages. Note, Konso is the late recorded UNESCO world heritage site of Ethiopia. The people are known for the terraces that they make and the strong community who work hard and protect the land from erosion and have a special kind of social organization, interesting handicrafts, and a special architecture. Continue driving Turmi.

Overnight: hotel/lodge

Morning, drive to Omorate and cross the Omo River by local boat to visit the Dasennech tribe (also known as the Galeb tribe). Return to Turmi and in the afternoon, visit Hamer village. As the harvest was good this year, there is a chance to visit a bull jumping ceremony. At night, see the traditional night dancing of the Hamer people, known as Evangadi.

Overnight: hotel/lodge

After visit drive to Karo. The karo tribe is very famous by their elaborate body decoration. They use many colors made from different type of soils. After your visit drive to Dimeka for the local market visit. This is one of the colorful markets in the South Omo and is visited by neighborhood Hamer, Benna, and Tsemai tribes. Afterwards, continue driving to Jinka.

Overnight: hotel/lodge

On this day you will drive to one of Ethiopia’s national parks called Mago to see Mursi tribe. The women’s of Mursi are known by wearing clay made lip plate on their lower part of their lip. The bigger lip plate she had makes her more beautiful and acceptable by the community. Afternoon visit the museum and walk through the villages of Ari people.

Overnight: hotel/lodge

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Addis Ababa. In the afternoon visit Merkato, one of the largest open markets in Africa and walk around the old town.

In the evening, farewell party with cultural dinner and traditional special buffet and local drinks to experience Ethiopia’s cultural meals and drinks. After farewell dinner, transfer your hotel

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