NET 16 OMO VALLEY: ARBAMINCH, TURMI, KARO, MURSI, and YABELO 12 days, (usually called OMO Valley).
Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa and transfer to the hotel, afternoon city tour including the National museum and Ethnological museum, overnight in the chosen hotel.
Day 2: Start your drive to Arbaminch on the way visit Rift Valley lakes, these lakes rich in birds, and Visit Sidamo people houses and culture. Then continue driving to Arbaminch, overnight in the chosen hotel.
Day 3: Morning make a boat trip on Chamo. Admire crocodiles and hippos (here crocodiles are some of the longest in Africa, with length of 6 and also above meters). Drive to konso famous also for their terracing style agriculture, overnight lodge or hotel.
Day 4: Drive to Turmi, crossing Tsemay and Erbore people and villages. They have very colorful hairstyles, way of dressing and living. Then Continue to the village of Turmi, of the Hammer people, overnight camping or lodge. (According to market days, program can be varied by driving first to Jinka).
Day 5: Drive to Omorate, at bank of Omo River, to admire the Dassanech villages. Then drive back to Turmi to visit Hamer people their villages, overnight camping or lodge.
Day 6: Drive to the Karo people and villages. Visit Kortcho village, with very nice views over Omo River, as Duss village. Then drive back to Turmi, overnight camping or lodge.
Day 7: Morning drive from Turmi to Jinka through Dimeka on the way visit the Benna and Tsemai then proceed to Jinka , overnight Resort or camping.
Day 8: Visit the Mursi villages, where we can see their interesting culture like the lip plate woman can wear and Mago Park .Then drive back to Jinka for Overnight in Resort or camping.
Day 9: Drive to Konso, admiring the Ari, Benna and Tsemay people. If market days visit very colorful ones on the way, then continue driving to Visit then Konso famous villages and traditions, overnight lodge or hotel.
Day 10: Drive to Yabelo for the Borena people and afternoon drive to Elsod crater, from where Borena men extract salt and Visit some of their villages, overnight in the chosen hotel.
Day 11: Drive to Awasa crossing Guji people and very nice landscapes, drive to the Rift Valley lake of Awasa, overnight in the chosen hotel.
Day 12: Morning visit the fish market and drive to Addis by admiring rift valley lakes and the landscapes. Then visit Mercato the biggest open - air market in Africa, different souvenir shops and transfer to the airport for the international flight.
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