Lungo Local Tour Ethiopia
Summary: cultural tour to omo valley
Duration: 19 days 18 night.
Day 01:- Arrival (ADD) Addis Ababa Bole international Air port.
On arrivals at Bole international Air port Meet and Greet service will be offered by lungo tour managers and be transferred to your hotel.City tour in Addis Ababa depends on the gust’s arrival time, if the arrival time is in early hours there will city tour or it will be at the end of the tour.
Overnight – Hotel Addis Ababa.
Day 02:- Addis – Jimma
Drive to Jimma passing through wolkite and observing the Gurage ethnic group and the Gelgel Gibe dam en route. Overnight jimma.
Day 03:-Together with the team of Lungo Local Tour Ethiopia Morning drive to Mizan Teferri, visiting the coffee plantation and the densely forested path, here is the area that the
Banchi people are found. Overnight at HOTEL Mizan Teferri.
Day 04:- drive to Tulgit, passing via the coffee and tea plantations, we pass through the Dima village. Overnight camp at Tulgit.
Day 05:- drive to Kibish observing the surma tribes. Overnight – camp
Day 06:- Today we start trekking our organized and efficient staff makes your mules ready for the long trekking days ahead.
Overnight-camp at Kibish.
Day 07:- trek to Magolagne, one can taste the powerful natural mineral water here, then we trek on to kolu, (the whole trip takes eight to
nine hours). Overnight – camp at kolu.
Day 08:-Together with the team of Lungo Local Tour Ethiopia Trek to Yella which is situated on a Hilly top, from here,the panoramic view of the Omo national park can be seen. The trekking
duration on this day is eight to nine hours. Overnight – camp.
Day 09:- this day trek to the Omo park head quarters (it takes three to four hours), observe a variety of games here, camp at the head quarters. Overnight – camp.
Day 10:- drive to the Omo river, passing some games on the way, cross the river on canoe, and arriving at the other end, you will be welcomed by your drivers, from here, drive to the Mago national park to camp for the night.
Day 11:-Together with the team of Lungo Local Tour Ethiopia this day drive to Turmi passing through the Karo tribes and the Murulle village, camp at Turmi, after visit of the hammer tribes. Overnight – camp or lodge.
In the morning, take a day trip to Omorate to visit the Dassenech tribe. Here you will cross the Omo River by local boat and enter a Dassenech village. Afterwards, return to Turmi (Monday is market day) for a visit to a local Hamer village. If there is Jumping of the
Bulls traditional Hamer coming-of-age ceremony, that will be visited.
Overnight in Turmi (camping, basic hotel or lodge).
Day 13: Jinka-Mago National Park-Jinka.
After breakfast we will be driving to you Mago National Park to see the tribes of Mursi then later we will be back to the town of Jinka
and you will see the villages of Ari tribes and you will have a chance of seeing weaving and pottery. Over night ginka
After breakfast, depart from ginka to Arebore. On the way you will pass through the village of Weyto (market day Saturday), which is home
to the Tsemai tribe. Continue through the Weyto Valley to Erbore, where you will have a brief visit to a local Erbore village (market day is Saturday) over night eribore village cam together with team of Lungo Local Tour Ethiopia.
Early in the morning drive to konso you will have a breakfast then visit the Konso people to see the amazing villages of those hard working tribes and you will see the landscapes or terracing which was registered by UNESCO later you will visit the village of konso and the
new yourk land formation over night konso hotel or lodge
Early in the morning you will have a breakfast then visit the Konso people to see the amazing villages of those hard working tribes and
you will see the landscapes or terracing which was registered by UNESCO later drive to Arba Minch for taking a boat ride at lake Chamo
to see the crocodile markets and the Hippo with different lake birds later you will have a lunch at Arba Minch then drive to Dorze village
to see the amazing cultural houses of tribes and you will see how they are making the local foods which is made from the false banana tree then in the evening those tribes will be gathering in one place to show the cultural dance of their own culture and you will
have a dinner and stay the night in Dorze.
This day after breakfast we will be driving to the lake side town of Awassa and on the way we will be stopping at the rastferian villages
of Jamica then after lunch we will continue our journey to Awassa. Overnight Awassa hotel or lodge
Day 18: Awassa-Langano
Together with the team of Lungo Local Tour Ethiopia After breakfast visit fish markets near to Amora Gedel and you will have a boat ride at lake Awassa to see different specias of birds and hippo with Aligators later after lunch we will be driving to the crater lake of Langano and you will have a chance of swimming near to
the lake. vernight Langano lodge or camp
Day 19: Langano-Addis Ababa
This day after breakfast based on your flight time you will have a shooping in Addis Ababa and you will see some monuments of Addis Ababa
then and prepare your staff for departure and in the evening you will have good bye dinner together with Lungo then transfer to the airport.
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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People to meet
Views to gaze
Stories to hear
Culture to attend and life to experience
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