Day 1, Activity: Drive to Hawassa
In the morning drive to Hawassa via Mojo and Ziway and we will stop over at lake Ziway for relax and then continue driving, On the way you will visit the Abidjatta –Shalla National park
Day 2, Monday: Drive to Yabello
In the morning visit The fish Market at Lake Hawassa
After the visit drive to Yebelo via Dilla and Yirga Chefe on the visit the coffee farm around Yirga Chefe
Day 3, Activity Tour around Yabelo
On this day excursion to visit the salt mine lake of El Sod and the Singing Wells where the local Borana people extract water for their cattle making a human ladder.
Day 4, Activity: Drive to Konso
After breakfast drive to konso, these tribes are known for the erection of stones and poles are part of the Konso tradition. A generation pole is raised every 18 years, marking the start of a new generation. The age of a village can be determined by how many poles are standing. Carved wooden statues are also used to mark the grave of a famous Konso tribal member. The marker, called a Waga is placed above the grave and smaller statues are then placed around the larger one representing his wives and conquered enemies.
Day 5 Activity: Drive to Jinka
After breakfast visit the Konso chief house and visit Carved wooden statues are also used to mark the grave of a famous Konso tribal member. The marker, called a Waka is placed above the grave and smaller statues are then placed around the larger one representing his wives and conquered enemies. After the visit drive to Jinka, on the my stop at key Afere town, in this town if the day is Thursday there will be open-air Beena tribes weekly market and in this market you can see Hamer, Ari and Stmay tribes, buying and selling their goods. to visit Beena we
Day 6 Activity: Drive to Mursi Village
In the morning drive to Mursi village- a minority people living in the Lower Omo Valley. The women in this tribe are known for a big clay plate they put in their lips for decoration, whereas the men are known for the different patterns they paint on their body for decoration. After Mursi village drive back to Jinka and In the late afternoon visit Jinka museum and Ari tribes village.
Day 7 Activity: Drive to Turmi
After breakfast drive to Turmi on the way stop at small Hamer tribes town Dimeka for a Market day, we will visit the colorful market and maybe on this day we can find one of most unique event of bull jumping- a ceremony when a boy is pronounced “man” after proving his capacity to jump 5 up to 13 cattle’s stand in a row, The day includes a special event in which a woman shows her appreciation for the bride groom by letting the boys whip them with a stick until they bleed. At night the day is called off after a colorful party with Evan Gady dance (night dance).
Day 8, Activity: drive to Turkana and back to Turmi
In the morning drive to Dassench village around Lake Turkana: this tribe lives just north of Kenya’s Lake Turkana. Their neighboring tribe is the Turkana people. The Daasanech are pastoralists (cattle herders), but due to the harsh territory, they have moved south to grow crops and fish. Cattle are used by the tribesman for meat, milk and clothing. Often their cattle die from disease and drought. Of all the tribes in the Omo Valley, the Daasanech are the poorest.
Day 9, Monday Activity: Drive to Kara Village
Morning drive to Kara Village called Duse or Labuck around 80Km off-road; Karas are a small tribe with an estimated population between 1,000 and 3,000, they live along the east banks of the Omo River in southern Ethiopia and practice flood retreat cultivation. The crops that are grown by them are sorghum, maize and beans. After the village drive back to Turmi
Day 10, Monday Activity Drive to Arba Minch
In the morning start driving to Arba Minch, after we get there you will take a boat trip in Lake Lake Chamo, to visit the crocodile market, it is a local name for a place in Lake chamo that the crocodiles went out of the lake and chill, there is no buying or selling, also you will see hippos and different kinds of birds.
Day 11, Activity: Visit Dorzy Tribes and drive to Lake Langano
After breakfast drive to Dorzy village, This people set high up in the Gughe Mountains where we see the traditional Dorze beehive shaped huts recognized as one of the visually attractive structural houses by the UNESCO. After the village drive to Lake Langano, here you can relax swim in the Lake.Overnight B.L.D
Day 12, Activity: Relax around Lake Langano and Drive to Addis Ababa
After breakfast relax around lake Langano and after start driving back to Addis, on the way visit tiya, is known for the 10th centuries adjacent archeological site, which is distinguished by 36 standing stones or steal “32 of which are engraved with enigmatic symbols, notably swords,” marking a large, prehistoric burial complex. The archeological site was designated a World Heritage Site in 1980 also it listed as world heritage by UNESCO.
In this day we will take you a nice traditional house to show you the Ethiopian traditional dancing style.. All we do here is depend your departure time.
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