Travel down past the Rift Valley lakes and
coffee plantations to the Omo valley. Meet
some of Africa’s most fascinating and
colourful ethnic groups.
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Morning arrival in Addis. Afternoon city tour. Stay
1 night at the Golden Tulip Hotel. (L, D)
Drive south to Arba Minch. En route, visit the
engraved stele of Tiya. Stay 2 nights at Paradise
Lodge. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to Chencha. Afternoon boat ride on
Lake Chamo. (B, L, D)
Drive to Jinka via Karat-Konso, Weito and Key.
Short stop in Konso, known for its intricate
totems. Stay 1 night at Eco Omo Safari Lodge. (B, L, D)
Visit the Ari and Bena tribes, then continue to
Mago National Park, home to the Mursi tribe. In
the afternoon, drive to Turmi and stay 3 nights at
Buska Lodge. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Karo tribe. Afternoon visit to
the Dassanech in Omo Rate. (B, L, D)
Morning visit to the Hamer tribe. Afternoon at
leisure or visit the Turmis market (Mondays or
Saturdays). (B, L, D)
Drive to Karat and stay overnight at Kanta Lodge.
Afternoon Konso village visit. (B, L, D)
Drive to Yirgalem via Dublock. Stay 2 nights at
Aregash Lodge. (B, L, D)
Morning walk in the local area. Afternoon drive
around Yirgalem to see the coffee plantations.
Return to Aregash Lodge for a coffee ceremony
and hyena viewing. (B, L, D)
Drive to Addis Ababa via Wondo Genet and
Lake Langano. Transfer to the Golden Tulip
Hotel where a day room is available. Dinner at a
cultural restaurant and transfer to the airport for
your flight home. (B, L, D) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Aregash Lodge consists of 10 tukuls built in the style of a local Sidama village. The decor inside is of a traditional Sidama style, with vibrant colours and furnishings. All tukuls have an en suite lavatory. The hotel restaurant provides a mixture of Ethiopian and European...
This well designed lodge is ideally situated overlooking the plains of Buska. Although several hours of tough road driving are required to access Buska Lodge it is a modest eco-lodge offering guests the best accommodation and meal service in this region. Constructed to blend beautifully into the natural surroundings, it offers spacious rooms and a nice open restaurant, serving western food and South African wines. From the lodge relaxed visits to the main Omo valley tribes, for guests can experience their culture and traditions, are...
Eco-Omo Safari Lodge is located just outside Jinka. The lodge has 20 tented rooms built on wooden platforms with thatched roofs. All the rooms have en-suite facilities. There is a restaurant and a bar with an outdoor terrace which has views down to the...
The Golden Tulip Addis Ababa is conveniently located just 1km away from the international airport and within easy reach of Addis' main attractions. All of the property's 90 rooms are spacious and offer a modern design. The hotel's restaurant serves a variety of international dishes and there is also a coffee shop and a bar for evening drinks.
Features: 90 rooms, Wi-Fi, fitness centre, restaurant, bar, lounge.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, refrigerator, minibar, television, tea & coffee...
Paradise Lodge is located approximately 505 km from Addis Ababa in Arba Minch. It is built on the hilly side of Setcha, near the forest of the famous 40 springs, in an area of wonderful natural beauty. From the front of the lodge, guests can look at God's bridge, the lakes of Chamo and Abaya and a deep jungle, filled with rich fauna. Constructed by more than 30 ethnic tribes, the lodge is full of beautiful hand crafted arts and artefacts throughout. The guest rooms are well equipped with amenities such as satellite television and telephone. The restaurant serves a variety of national and international dishes and the bar serves a variety of drinks. There is also a spa offering daily massage...
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GDO2017: 10 Nights
Arba Minch is situated by Lake Chamo and Abaya, the most southerly of...
Jinka is the administrative capital of South Omo and has a quaint atmosphere. I...
Turmi, part of the Omo valley, is a small market town situated in south-west...