Omo Valley Tour - OSAT 001

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TOUR CODE: OSAT 001

DURATION: 19 DAYS AND 18 NIGHTS 

TRANSPORTATION: ALL THE WAY SURFACE

Program Highlights:

DAY 1: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA 

DAY 2: ADDIS ABABA – LANGANO

DAY 3: LANGANO – ARBAMINCH 

DAY 4: FULL DAY IN ARBAMINCH

DAY 5: ARBAMINCH – TURMI 

DAY 6: TURMI – OMORATE – TURMI  

DAY 8: TURMI – KEY AFER- JINKA 

DAY 9: EXCURSION TOUR TO MAGO NATIONAL PARK

DAY 10: JINKA – KONSO – YABELLO 

DAY 11: EXCURSION TOUR TO DUBLOCK 

DAY 12: YABELLO - WENDO GENET

DAY 13: WENDO GENET – JIMMA 

DAY 14: JIMMA – BEBEKA  

DAY 15: BEBEKA – KIBISH 

DAY 16: FULL DAY TREKKING TO THE NEAR BY SURMA VILLAGES 

DAY 17: KIBISH – TULGIT – BEBEKA 

DAY 18: BEBEKA – JIMMA 

DAY 19: JIMMA – ADDIS ABABA

 

 

 

 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL ADDIS ABABA 
Welcome to Ethiopia!  Stone Age Tours and Travel representatives will receive you on arrival at the Addis Ababa BOLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT and transfer to your hotel. OVERNIGHT JUPITER INTERNATIONAL HOTEL

DAY 2: ADDIS ABABA – LANGANO
In the morning, you will drive to Abijiata Shalla National Park through the Great Rift Valley Region. On the way, you will visit the rift valley lakes of Koka and Ziway. Have your lunch at the town of Ziway, then drive to Abijiata Shalla National Park to see thousands of Flamingos breed on Lake Shalla the deepest lake in Africa north of the equator with 280 meter and feed on Lake Abijiata. OVERNIGHT SABANA BEACHE LODGE AT LANGANO

DAY 3: LANGANO – ARBAMINCH 
After having breakfast you will drive to Arbaminch, meaning “forty springs” in Amharic. On the way, you will see the magnificent Wolita hut and finally you will drive to Chencha, which is located 40 km from the town of Arbaminch to see the Dorze tribe with their waving culture and bee shaped hut. 

ARBAMINCH takes its name from the babbling steams that cover the ground water forest occupying the flat of the town. From your hotel, you can enjoy panoramic view of the Netchsar National Park and its bordering rift valley lakes of Abaya and Chamo, an area of outstanding beauty and considered as the Ethiopia’s least great surviving wilderness. OVERNIGHT PARADISE LODGE   

DAY 4: FULL DAY IN ARBAMINCH
Early morning cross Lake Chamo to visit Nech Sar National Park where you will be able to visit the vast savannah grassland with Zebras, Gazelles, Oryx and Swaynes Hartebeest. Have picnic lunch and return back to Arbaminch, en route, in the afternoon you will be able to see Crocodiles, Hippos and Pelicans as well. OVERNIGHT PARADISE LODGE /SWAYNE’S HOTEL 

DAY 5: ARBAMINCH – TURMI 
After breakfast leave Arbaminch and drive to Turmi via Konso, have your lunch at Weito continue driving, on the way you will visit the Arbore tribal village. OVERNIGHT TURMI LODGE/BUSKA LODGE

DAY 6: TURMI – OMORATE – TURMI  
Turmi is going to be our base for the next two nights as we explore the different regions and meet different tribes, who live a life of their own. This day will be dedicated to the Dasench/Geleb people; who inhabited in the bank of Omo River and we cross the Omo River by locally made boat to see the village. OVERNIGHT TURMI CAMPSITE

 

 

 

 

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