RIF VALLEY AND TURMI
Arrival in Addis Ababa and city tour, including Entoto Mountains, where it provides a lovely view of the city, and the church of St. Mary with its adjoining museum full of imperial objects. Return to the city to visit the National Museum and several historic monuments. Night at hotel.
Transfer to Arbaminch with some stops along the way to visit the people and the houses of the Wolayita. Very interesting construction type, lifestyle, crops, of false banana (tree of which extract to make their own bread the Kocho). Night at the Paradise Lodge in Arbaminch.
Morning transfer by car to Chencha Mountains to visit the tribe of Dorze, their homes, their job of weavers (for which they are well known), crops (sorghum and false banana). Afternoon boat ride on Lake Chamo to see hippos and crocodiles over 6 feet long. If time allows, we take a walk, a nature trail from the hotel Swayne to reach the sources. Night at Paradize Lodge in Arbaminch.
Drive to Jinka, looking down the road, the interesting people of Konso, Derashe, Ari, Benna and Tsemay, well known for their hairstyles, their unique culture and traditions, and their ornaments throughout the body. The Konso people are known for their agricultural terraces and ancient traditions. Night in Jinka Resort hotel.
Admire the Mursi people and villages. Here the beautiful women insert round clay plates in the inside of their lips, men represent the number of enemies or wild animals killed in battle. Know its mysterious traditions. Overnight Jinka resort hotel.
Cross the Karo people region, and visit their village in Kortcho, with wonderful views of the River Omo. Karo people are known for their extravagant hairstyles for men and the various ornaments and paintings throughout the body, both men, women and children. Continue to the beautiful region, and village Hammer. Night in Buska Lodge.
Full day in Turmi, the region's stunning Hammer people, with their distinctive hairstyles, different cultural characteristics. Ornamental traditions. etc. Visit these most interesting villages and admire their traditional dances. If it matches, you can witness a wedding ceremony of Hammer or other interesting and unique celebrations, such as the bull jumping (initiation ceremony) of mens. In the morning can be a trip to Omorate, around the edge of the Rio Omo, to visit the tribes and villages Dassenech. Turmi night in Buska Lodge.
Transfer by car to Konso and visit their villages, witness a very interesting culture. Night at Paradize Lodge in Arbaminch.
In the morning visit Nechsar National Park. In the afternoon, transfer by car to Lake Langano. Night in Hotel.
Visit Lakes Abyata-Shala of Rift Valley. Return to Addis Ababa. Night in hotel.
DAY 1: ORIGIN- ADDIS ABEBA
DAY 2: ADDIS ABEBA-ARBAMINCH
DAY3: ARBAMINCH-CHENCHA- ARBAMINCH
DAY 4: ARBAMINCH-JINKA
DAY 5: JINKA-MAGO
DAY 6: MAGO-TURMI
DAY 7: TURMI
DAY 8: TURMI-KONSO- ARBAMINCH
DAY 9: ARBAMINCH-NECH SAR-LANGANO
DAY10: LANGENO-ABYATA-SHALLA ABYATA- ADDIS ABABA
DAY11: 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.
RIF VALLEY AND TURMI (11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS)
TECNICAL DATA ROUTE : HASSEN S003
PRICE AND CONDITIONS
RIF VALLEY AND TURMI (11 DAYS 10 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 .....106 $
Group of 8 to 9 traveler ....265 $
Group of 6 to 7 traveler ....531 $
Group of 4 to 5 traveler ....620 $
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.............234 $
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.
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