Day 01: Fly Addis – Arba Minch (45mins flight) – Drive Dorze Village (37kms 1hr drive)
You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Arba Minch. Be met upon arrival and drive to the
Doreze village who are expert in weaving called Shammas. The shape of their house looks Elephant, in order to remember the existence of these animals around the area many years ago. Enset “fake banana” is the stable food for these peoples. Overnight at the Paradise Lodge/similar.
Day 02: Arba Minch
After having your breakfast you will take a boat cruise on the Lake Chamo, the third biggest Lake in Ethiopia. On the Lake you may have a chance to see the Nile crocodiles, hippos and different types of birds. In the afternoon you will visit the forty springs of Arba Minch. Overnight at the Paradise Lodge/similar.
Day 03: Drive Arba Minch – Konso – Turmi (285kms 5hrs drive)
Today you will drive southwards to Turmi visiting en route the Konso village, one of the UNESCO site in Ethiopia know by their terracing. One of the best types of coffee for the country is also from this village. Before the sun sets you will get a chance to visit one of the village of the Hamer people. Overnight at the Buska Lodge/similar.
Day 04: Excursion to Dassenech (75kms 1hr drive) – Drive Jinka
After having your breakfast, you will have an excursion to Omorate to visit the Dassanech people ‘people of the Delta’, who lives on the northern shore of Lake Turkana. Visit and drive back to Turmi. After lunch you will drive to Jinka. Overnight at the Eco-omo Lodge/similar.
Day 05: Excursion to Mursi (130kms 3hrs drive) – Fly Addis (1hr flight)
Take a day excursion to Mago National Park to visit the Mursi village. The Mursi are one of the exotic ethnic groups in Ethiopia. They live in very low huts made of straw leaves. The women like to wear terra cotta on their enormously stretched lower lips and ear lobes. Drive back to Jinka for lunch. Then you will drive to the airport to catch your flight back to Addis. Be met upon arrival and transferred to the place where you will be staying for the overnight. Overnight own arrangements.
2 – 3 PAX = USD 487.00 per person USING ONE TOYOTA LAND CRUISER
4 – 7 PAX = USD 410.00 per person USING ONE HIGH ROOF MINI VAN
8 – 14 PAX = USD 328.00 per person USING ONE COASTER BUS
15 – 20 PAX = USD 293.00 per person USING ONE COASTER BUS
Single room supplement = USD 82.00 per person
Price includes: Hotel accommodation on double/twin room occupancy on full board basis, airport transfers, ground transport as per the above itinerary, English-speaking professional escort guide, all regional guides fee, 0.5 three bottled water, all entrance fees, and 15% VAT.
Price excludes: Accommodation in Addis Ababa, alcoholic drinks, airfare /Internal & International flights for passengers/, gratuities, visa fees and other related expenses of personal nature.