OMO VALLEY, ARBAMINCH, TURMI, KARO, MURSI and YABELO
Arrival in Addis Ababa. Afternoon city tour including the National Museum and Entoto Mountain, from where it provides a lovely view of the city, and the Church of St. Mary. Night at the hotel chosen.
The travel start in the morning visit crater Lakes of Debra Zeith and the lakes of Rift Valley Like Abyata Shala and Langano, lakes rich in bird species, such as Pelican, Flamingo, Stork, etc. Overnight at hotel in Langeno.
This day we will be driving through the road of south direction towards Arbaminch admiring the beautiful land scape of Wolayta people its culture. Overnight at hotel in Arbaminch.
In the morning, visit Nech Sar National Park with its spectacular views of Lakes and various mammals such as endemic Swaynes Hartebeest, Zebras, the Lesser Kudu and others many more. Overnight at hotel.
Transfer to Turmi through the peoples of Derashe (with a particular culture, traditions and system of life). They are also known for its terrace farming. We continue across the peoples, and people Tsemay and Erbore. They colorful hairstyles and have a style of dress and live very peculiar. Continue towards the village of Turm through the people Hamer and the market of Dimeka. Dinner and night at camp Turmi, or Buska lodge.
This day we will devote ourselves to visit the people of Hamer, their huts and we may also experience the presentation of their unique ceremony of wedding and the bustling market of the people of Hamer, Karo and Dassenech at the towns of Turmi and Dimeka. Overnight in Turmi.
Drive to Omorate, on the banks of the Omo River to admire the villages of the Dassanech. Return for dinner and night in Turmi.
Transfer to visit the people and villages of Karo. Visit Korcho with beautiful views of Omo River. Night at Murulle.
We will continue our journey to Mago National Park and will be camping on banks of Rio Omo. Night in camp.
Continue to the villages of Mursi to admire their culture whose women have the habit of getting plate of clay in the interior of their mouth and their men have different scarification and other features. Continues to the village of Jinka for dinner and night at a local hotel.
We will continue to Konso, looking, people of Ari, Benna and Tsemay. If it matches the market days, you may visit any of these lovely and colorful markets on the road. Visit to their respective villages and know the traditions of the Konso. Night in Konso Edget or hotel St. Mary.
We continued our journey, to the Borana people and in the afternoon transfer to Elsod Crater, where the Borana men extract salt. Visit some of their villages. Night at local hotel in Yabello, or camp.
Transfer to Awassa, the main administrative head of Southern peoples of Ethiopia, crossing the peoples of Guji and admiring the beautiful scenery and visit birds abounding the Lake Hawassa, with its beautiful situation adjacent to the city. Night at hotel.
This day, we will visit the fish market of lake Hawassa and on return back in Addis Ababa, we may visit 'Merkato' the largest open air market in Africa (except Sunday) walking through different gift shops. Overnight at chosen hotel.
Transfer to airport for departure.
DAY 1: ORIGIN- ADDIS ABEBA
DAY 2: ADDIS ABEBA-SIDAMO
DAY3: SIDAMO- ARBAMINCH
DAY 4: ARBAMINCH-NECH SAR-ARBAMIN
DAY 5: ARBAMINCH-JINKA
DAY 6: MURSI-MAGO PARK
DAY 7: MURULLE-KARO
DAY 8: BUME-TURMI
DAY 9: HAMMER-DIMECA-TURMI
DAY14: AWASA- ADDIS ABEBA
DAY15: ADDIS ABEBA- ORIGIN
A trip through southern Ethiopia, for its environment, its lakes and the most interesting ethnic groups of the Country:
The Dorze with spectacular huts.
The Konso, with fortified settlements in the Konso highlands, and their anthropomorphic wooden statues.
The Mursi warriors whose women wear the lip plate.
The Karos with body paint.
The Hammar with his peculiar dress and beautiful women who cover their bodies and hair with grease and red mud.
An ethnic tour, designed to contact the people who populate this part of Ethiopia.
OMO VALLEY, ARBAMINCH, TURMI, KARO, MURSI and YABELO (15 DAYS 14 NIGHTS)
TECNICAL DATA ROUTE : HASSEN S002
PRICE AND CONDITIONS
OMO VALLEY, ARBAMINCH, TURMI, KARO, MURSI and YABELO (15 DAYS 14 NIGHTS)
INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL CONDITIONS
THE REQUESTED AND AGREED TO CUSTOMER
DATE OF TOUR START - Every day of de Wee
GROUP TRAVEL CONDITIONS
DATE OF TOUR START - Tuesday
BASIC PRICE PER PERSON, FOR GROUP (12 PASSENGERS)
FINAL PRICE PER PERSON=BASIC PRICE + SUPPLEMENTS
As a result of changes related to, fuel and foreign currency exchanges, the prices established in this route may be revised up to 20 days before the departure date.
APPLICABLE PER PERSON SUPPLEMENTS
BY MINIMUM GROUP
Group of 10 to 11 traveler .....146 $
Group of 8 to 9 traveler .....365 $
Group of 6 to 7 traveler ....730 $
Group of 4 to 5 traveler ....820 $
Supplement Buska Lodge at Turmi (per night) double room.......................58 $
Supplement Buska Lodge at Turmi (per night) in a single room...................78 $
European cancellation insurance with coverage up to 2,300 € (Optional)....68 $
single room.............260 $
FLIGHT FROM ORIGIN
Our prices are not included the ticket and airport taxes by dependent on the airline, the place of origin of the traveler, the travel dates and advance on signing the contract.
Once contacted Hassen Tour will inform you of the ticket and inform you how to get it.
If the customer requests, we will provide the necessary information to make the flight from the country of origin to Addis Ababa place of beginning of this itinerary.
Transfer airport to hotel in Ethiopia.
Transport in minibus,4*4 latest model cars / coach with English speaking driver.
Bed and breakfast at the hotels listed in the route or similar
Full board throughout the route except Addis Ababa (bed and breakfast)
Entries to the places indicated in the visits, parks, churches, museums, monasteries
Local guides speaking Spanish, French, Germany, Italian and others in addition to English throughout the tour
Excursion by boats on Lake Chamo and Langeno (half day)
Dinner show in Addis Ababa on last day
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
International flight from origin city to Addis Ababa
Ethiopia Visa, approx. 50 $, is transacted on arrival at the airport
Meals in Addis Ababa except those specified as included
Drinks and meals in Addis Ababa.
Alcoholic drinks and beverages in general outside of meals throughout the trip.
Optional excursions and visits
Gratuities and personal extras.
Any service not specified as included.
Addis Ababa – Bole Ambassador Hotel or similar.
Langeno – Savanna Lodge or similar.
Arbaminch – Paradise Lodge or similar.
Jinka – Jinka Resort Hotel or similar.
Hawassa - South Star International Hotel or similar.
Turmi – Buska Lodge or similar.
Konso - Kenta Lodge or similar.
Yabello – Yabello Motel or similar
The visa is done in the Addis Ababa airport (cost $ 50), a passport valid for at least 6 months. View formalities necessary for other than Spanish nationality.
In northern Ethiopia the rainy season is from June to late August. In the south the rainy season is April and May. Due to climate change, the data provided may vary depending on the year.
Currently you can change the euros at the airport on arrival.
HEALTH / VACCINATIONS
It is recommended to consult the Foreign Health centers for vaccines.
Check the center of Tropical Medicine through INTERNET for each country, gives general advice and specific data about diseases in each country.
-For the completion of the journey is necessary passport valid for more than 6 months at the date of return of the country. Check if necessary visa and notifies nationality for entry conditions in the countries
- For any questions about the necessary vaccinations and other health information for travel described, we suggest contacting the corresponding tropical medicine center in each population.
-Some of interest to the client (political situation, recommendations, vaccinations, visas, weather, etc.), see the information that each country provides
INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS
CONTACT IN MADRID SPAIN
Movil: (+34) 686696580
Movil: (+34) 646124148
CONTACT IN ADDIS ABABA ETHIOPIA
Telephone : (+251)-911696474
HassenTour and Travel
Office Nº. 374
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia