Program : Cultural Tours
Code :MET -002
Duration :10 days and 09 nights
Day 01: Arrival at Bole International Airport. Splendid Reception by your guide and Transfer to hotel for check-in. after short break you will have a brief City tour of Addis Ababa and visiting the major key attractions the city. Overnight in Addis Ababa.
Day 02: Depart south from Addis via the Great Rift Valley, stopping on the way at Lake Ziway to visit the beautiful birdlife on the shores of the lake. Continue driving to Hawassa via Shashemene, Rastafrian community. overnight Awassa
Day 03: In the morning visit the fish market on Lake Hawassa and take a boat cruise to visit a group of hippo Pods, and then continue driving to Arba Minch via Dorze village the Dorze people live in the Guge mountains near Arba minch. They are very famous for their skills in cotton-weaving, processing Kocho made up of a false banana tree,and elephant faced huts. Overnight stay Arbaminich.
Day 04: in the morning take a boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit the Nile crocodile market and hippo and also you will visit a various species of aquatic birds, continue driving to Jinka via Konso cultural landscape. Overnight in Jinka
Day 05 Drive from jinka to Mursi proceeds to the Mursi people and village for beauty where the Mursi women use clay plates into their lips for decoration. Afterward drive back to jinka and visit the south Omo museum or Ari tribes. Overnight stay jinka
Day 06: Drive to Turmi home of the very well-known Hamer people. On the way stop in Key Afer if the day you arrive Thursday to admire the very colorful markets of the South Omo tribes, The Hamerrs are famous for their hairstyles, body decoration, ornaments, scarification, culture and more… During the evening you may attend the traditional night dancing of the Hamer girls, known as Evangadi. Overnight stay Turmi
Day 07: In the morning drive to Omorate and cross the Omo River by local boat to visit the Dasennech tribe Afterwards return to Turmi and if there is Jumping of the Bulls traditional Hamer wedding ceremony, it will be visited Monday is market day in Turmi. Overnight stay in Turmi
Day 08 Today will be a day trip to visit the people of the Karo tribe. Depart from Turmi on the shores of the Omo River The Karo people are the smallest in number of all of the tribes of the Omo Valley and they are known for their elaborate decorations particularly during local ceremonies. Overnight in Turmi
Day 09: Depart from Turmi to Konso via Erbore in the Weyto valley Friday is market day in Erbore so if passing on this day the market will be visited. Market days in Konso are Monday and Thursdays. the konso people are famous for their terraced agriculture and for their practice of sculpting wooden totem called ”WAKA” to the mark their gravies.. Overnight. Arbaminch
Day 10: In the morning, Drive to Addis Abeba via Wolayta the second largest city in the South, enroute visit Tiya archeological site inscribed by UNISCO as world heritage site in 1978. Before you depart to the airport, you will enjoy a farewell dinner at one of the best cultural restaurant in Addis. Then-depart