9 Days tour to the south Omo valley – Ethiopia
Duration : 9 Days
Transportation : Surface
Destination : Arbaminch,Dorze village,Lake Chamo, Turmi,Jinka, Karo, Mursi,Yabello, Konso, Yirgalem
Day 01 : Arrival of Addis Ababa and Sight seeing
Arrival of Addis Ababa and meet the Yama Ethiopia Tours representative. Then transfer your hotel. Depending on your arrival time make sightseeing in Addis Ababa.
Day 02 : Drive to Arba minch via Dorze village
In the morning after breakfast drive to Arba minch through Chencha village to visit Dorze people.
Day 03 : Boat trip on Lake Chamo &drive to Turmi
Morning after breakfast make boat trip on Lake Chamo to see the largest crocodiles in Africa which measure up to 7 Mts. Then drive to Turmi
Day 04 : Excursion to Omorate
Excursion to Omorate to visit the Dasenach tribes across the Omo river by wooden local boat then come back to Turmi in the afternoon to visit the nearby hammer tribe village, also possibility to see special occasion ceremonies like wedding and ritual.
Day 05 : Drive to Jinka via Karo
Early Excursion to Karo village for the visit of Karo tribes with their interesting body decorations and scarification; Then drive to Jinka.
Day 06 : Excursion to Mursi
In the morning after breakfast excursion to the Mursi tribe village known for their attractive culture, women wearing large clay plates into their lower lips. Then drive back to Jinka.
Day 07 : Drive to Yabello via Konso Village
After breakfast drive to Yabello en route visit Konso tribes village. The king village is very interesting.
Day 08 : Excursion to Elsod creator salt Lakes& drive to Yirgalem
Early morning excursion to Elosd, the crater salt lake to see the Borena people extracting mud salt for their livestock food and the way back stop at Dubluk to see the singing well typical of Borena tribes when they serve their cattle from 20 M deep wells. Then proceed driving to Yirgalem.
Day 09 : Drive back to Addis and Departure
Early morning after breakfast drive back via Awassa and visit the daily local fish market at lake Awassa. Evening fare well dinner at traditional restaurant and transfer to airport for flight back to home.