DEPARTURE TIMEWe will arrange the departure times with you individually depending on your flights to and from Ethiopia.
Airfare within EthiopiaAccommodations
Local transportation

Entrance fees

Professional guide



International Flights to/from Ethiopia
Guide gratuity



Day 1: Departure

Upon arrival in Addis Ababa, You will be greeted with the company representative at the airport and transferred to hotel. (Depending on your arrival time we can arrange afternoon or after hour city tour)


Day 2: Drive to Arba Minch

Early morning start drive to Arba Minch through the rift valley lakes of Ziway, Langano, Abjata and Shalla. Lunch break at Shahemene. Continued driving and arrive Arba Minch for two nights (510 Kms from Addis Ababa).


Day 3: Nech Sar National Park And Boat trip on Lake Chamo

Morning drive to Nech Sar Park for game viewing and birding, After noon boat trip on lake Chamo, where one can find Hippos, Crocodile and variety of birds. Overnight: Hotel


Day 4: Ariba Minch - Jinka

Drive to Jinka, en route visit the Konso people with colorfully costumed dress, impressive terracing farming Land and unusually engraved wooden totem used as grave markers can be seen. Further along the route crossing the Woito River, visit Tsemay village. Continue driving to Jinka for overnight in Jinka Resort Hotel.

Day 5: Jinka - Mursi - Jinka

Drive to Mursi village to visit and appreciate culture of Mursi tribe they are renowned for the strange custom followed by their women who, on reaching maturity, have their lower lips slit and circular clay discs inserted. Proceed to Mago National Park. After a picnic lunch, you will have game drive to see big mammals and different species of birds and in the late afternoon drive back to Jinka. Overnight: Hotel

Day 6: Jinka - Turmi

After breakfast drive to Turmi through Dimeka for the visit of Hamer people and their village. Turmi is a small town, which is the base to visit the Hamer village. Overnight: Lodge

Day 7: Turmi - Murulle - Turmi

Drive to Murule and visit the Karo People. You will be driving through the Hamer village, which is good opportunity to know the way of life of the Hamer people. The Karo Tribe are famous for body decoration, scaring and body painting. They reside by the side of the Omo River. Drive back to Turmi. Overnight: Lodge

Day 8: Turmi - Omorate - Turmi

Drive to Omorate to visit the Gelab (Dassanech) tribe inhabiting the riverbanks of Omo River. We cross Omo River by a small boat and to visit their village. The Gelabs are also known for their body painting as their neighboring. In the afternoon drive back to Turmi and visit one of the Hamer villages. Overnight: Lodge

Day 9: Turmi - Yabello

Drive to Yabello visiting the Arbore and the Tsemay people en route. After lunch stop at Konso, continue to the region of Oromo Borena and visit their village. The drive this day will let you to experience the life of the Oromo Borena People who is well known in cattle rearing and their ‘singing well’ from which they cater water to their own thousands of cattle by singing. Overnight: Yabello Motel

Day 10: Yabello - Awassa

Drive from Yabello to Awassa though a beautiful Sidamo mountains &   coffee plantation.  Overnight: Hotel

Day 11: Awassa - Addis Ababa

Drive back to Addis Ababa through the Great Rift Valley lakes. At a morning visit the fish Market where the local people buy fish from the fisher men. En route we will stop on the viewpoints for the Rift Valley Lakes of Shala, Abyta and Langano. In the Evening a fare well diner party in one of the Traditional Ethiopian restaurant with dances from the different ethnic Groups. Transfer out to the airport for departure back to home.

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