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17 Day Northern Historical/Southern Tribal Ethiopia Itinerary

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Lungo Local Tour Ethiopia

Summary: northern historical/southern tribal attractions

Duration: 17 days 16 nights

Day 1    Arrival to Addis Ababa airport representative of lungo local tour Ethiopia will meet you at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2    Fly to Lalibela, famous for its remarkable 11 rock churches hand carved by King Lalibela in late 12th and early 13th  century AD. Visit the three groups of rock hewn churches. Overnight hotel.
Day 3    Fly to Gondar to visit the 17th  & 18th  century magnificent castles. Overnight hotel.
Day 4    In the morning, drive about 180kms to Bahir Dar. In the afternoon, drive to the city of Tis-Isat to visit the Blue Nile falls. Overnight hotel.
Day 5   together with lungo local  tour Ethiopia In the morning, make a boat trip on the biggest high land lake of Tana to visit the famous antique monasteries like: Ura Kidanemihiret, Azwa Mariam & Kibran Gabriel. Overnight hotel or lodge.

Day 6    Early in the morning, drive back to Addis Ababa. Overnight hotel.
Day 7    In the morning, drive about 455kms to Arba Minch. On the way, visit the monolithic stelae site of Tiya and the 12th century rock hewn church of Adadi Mariam. Overnight hotel.
Day 8    In the morning, drive about 30kms to Guge Mountain to visit the Dorze tribe and their magnificent beehive-shaped huts, false banana cultivations and weaving culture. In the afternoon, take a boat trip on Lake Chamo to see hippos, large size crocodiles and birds. Overnight lodge.
Day 9    Drive from Arba Minch to Jinka and on the way visit Konso people. The Konso are famous for their agricultural terracing and village traditions. Overnight hotel.
Day 10  together with lung local tour Ethiopia teamMake an excursion to visit the Mursi people and villages. Mursi women insert round clay plates in their lips for beauty purpose, whereas, men practice scarification based on the number of enemies or wild animals they have killed in battle. Overnight hotel.

Day 11   In the morning, drive Jinka to Turmi through Key Afer Dimeka. On the way observe the Darashe, Tsemay and Hamer people, famous for their hairstyles and unique cultures and traditions, as well as body ornaments. If the day is Tuesday visit market at Dimeka. Overnight lodge.
Day 12    In the morning, we take an excursion to  Omorate on the banks of the Omo River to visit the Dassenech villages. If it is Monday, return to Turmi to visit the Hamer market, Karo and Dassenech people. Leisure time and get ready for next visit of the Hamer tribe, their villages and ceremonies. On this day, if possible you will observe a Hamer marriage ceremony with its unique celebrations such as the “bull-jumping”. Overnight lodge.
Day 13    A morning excursion to Murelle by crossing into the Karo region to visit the village of Kortcho with its beautiful view across the Omo River. The Karo men are famous for their extravagant hairstyles and for their various ornaments and body paintings. Overnight lodge.
Day 14   A morning drive to Yabello through the villages of the Erbore tribe, famous for their body decorations and heavy beads. We then proceed to the city of Yabello through the admirable Borena tribal villages. Overnight hotel.
 Day15    Early in the morning, drive to one of the Borena villages to visit the singing-well. We next drive to Yirgalem. Overnight lodge.

Day 16    After breakfast, drive to Langano to swim and sunbathe around Lake Langano beach. Overnight lodge.
Day 17    After breakfast, drive back to the capital city Addis Ababa for your evening departure.

For the above tour ittenerary package price quote do not hesitate to contact me.

My suggestion!
The itinerary for the Omo valley is highly flexible. Local markets are held on specific days. In order to attend the colourful markets, we will have to be there on those days. But there are no specific days for ceremonies or festivals. We have contact in all of the Omo valley villages. If something is to happen in one village, we will put our planned itinerary aside and drive to another village to be a part of the event.

We suggest a walking tour if you are interested in social life, living conditions, problems, development projects, politics and the many an told stories of the tribal people. That would allow you time to visit with families and observe their daily- life activities. It is good way to experience real life in Ethiopia.

The above itineray is an ideal normal touristic tout. But there will be many more things to do and place to visit. We prefer not to list them all here. That way we can keep your interests and desires as the focal point for the final itinerary. Possibly, the unwritten part of our trip will be the best part of all.

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AFEWORK BEZABHI (LUNGO) Based on Omo valley & Addis Ababa ETHIOPIA



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June 4, 2019