DEPARTURE: 18 may 2019
Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa
Arrive at the Addis Ababa and be welcomed by High and Far Ethiopia tours representative and transferred to your hotel afternoon city tour of Addis Ababa. Overnight in hotel-Addis Ababa.
Day 2: Addis-Ethiopian Rift Valley – Dinsho
After breakfast drive through Ethiopian Great Rift Valley en-route enjoying the beautiful Rift Valley Lakes and the spectacular mountain scenery.
The rest of the day, walk around the Juniper forest around the park headquarter and explore the area where high concentration of the Bale Mountains Nayal, Minilik Bush Buck and other mammals are found.
Overnight Camping at Dinsho.
Day 3: Dinsho - Geysay Valley – Dinsho (3250m)
Trekking time: 5-6 hrs
Trek to Geysay Valley, to the northerly extension of the park. Here, while trekking in the indigenous forest, it’s possible to spot the endemic Minilik Bush Buck and Mountain Nyala and other mammals including the endemic Ethiopian Wolf. Camping at Dinsho.
Day 4: Dinsho – Weib Valleys-Fincha ábera
Trekking time: ~6 hrs
Trek and pass through the lovely Weib Valley and the finally reach at the beautiful waterfall of Finch’abera. Overnight Camping
Day 5: Fincha ábera-Merero-Wasmea
Trekking time: 8 hrs
Trek beneath the peaks of Merero; see and taste the strange mineral springs before making the steep ascent out of the head of the valley onto the Sanette Plateau.
Day 6: Wasama Valley - Batu - Garba Guracha Lake
Trekking time: 9 hrs
Climb Batu (4203 m), and then trek on across the arms of the Batu horseshoe, to camp beside lovely Garba Guracha Lake-set beneath towering cliffs in the head of the Tegona Valley.
Overnight Camping at Garba Guracha.
Day 7: Garba Guracha-Konthe – Goba
Trekking time: 3 hrs
Trek across the Plateau enjoying the stunning highland scenery full of small lakes and the reach at the pick of Konthe (4100m) . Meet veichles at Konthe and drive to Goba. overnight Hotel
Day 8: Goba- Langano
In the morning, drive to langano .
After noon relax in the loge. Overnight Lodge
Day 9: Langano – Arbaminch
Drive to Arbaminch, admiring very green views and some stops to see the Guraghe people and village and the Wolaita people.
Reach late afternoon to Arbaminch. Overnight in hotel.
Day 10 . Full day in Arbaminch
Drive to Chencha to visit the Dorze people, with their unique culture, houses and traditions. After noon boat trip on Lake Chamo to see thte biggest crocodiles in Africa (6m long), hippos & birds.
Overnight in hotel
Day 11. Arbaminch – Turmi
Feb 2. Drive to Turmi, town of the Hammer people on the way visit Konso people village, the king and museum , spectacular view of the lower omo valley and the Arbore people village the first village in the lower omo valley
Overnight in Hammer village or Buska lodge
Day 12. Turmi – Karo – Turmi
Visit the Karo people, for their very interesting and authentic decoration and scarification on their body and see the spectacular view over Omo River from their village.
Back after noon to see the very interesting Monday market of Hammer people.
With luck we’ll try also to visit their bull jumping ceremonies which transition of age from child hood to Adult hood .
Overnight in lodge. Or camping
Day 13. Turmi – Mursi – Jinka
Early in the morning via the Mago National park proceed to visit the Mursi people and villages.
Their woman put for the beauty round plates into their lips and men do body scarification.
Drive to jinka for overnight in Resort hotel or Orit hotel.
Day14. Jinka - Arbaminch
Drive back to Arbaminch on the way visit the Ari people village, these people are famous in farming , pottery making , black smith they have special wall painting on their house although this days one can’t see it on a lot of houses.
Proceed Arbaminch via konso. Overnight hotel
Day15 Arbaminch – Addis Ababa
Drive back to Addis Ababa. Day use room in Addis for refreshment before transfer out service to the international airport for the flight back hotme
The trip starts
The price for this trip is 2320Euro.
The price for the trekking part of the trip is 1063 Euro
The servie include:
Accommodation throughout the trip Tents and tent beds during the trekking trip and 3* or good condition clean hotels during the omo valley trip including meal ( breakfast , lunch , dinner )
Transfer in and out service to and from the airport.
Boat service for boat trip on Lake chamo
Very good condition Toyota land cruiser with the fuel and English speaking driver guide and Local guide service during the trekking from the national park and loacal guide service at each place for the visit of villages.
All entrance , embarkation ,taxation fees thoughout the trip
Bottle of water per day per person during the drive and during the trekking.
Interested? Please contact us!!