Omo river white water Rafting Tour - RSAT 001

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Day 01: Arrival Addis Abeba 

Arrive at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. You will be welcomed and get assisted by our representatives and transferred to Hotel, Overnight at current best hotel. 

Day 02: Full day City tour of Addis Abeba 

Morning after breakfast you will make a full day city tour of Addis Ababa, that includes National Museum, Ethnological Museum, Saint George Cathedral Museum & Church or Trinity Church, Mount Entoto and Merkato, Overnight at former hotel.

Day 03: Addis Abeba – weliso

After breakfast, we drive 65 miles to the village of Weliso. Tonight we’ll enjoy a bathe and go over the specifics of the river portion of the expedition, overnight at chosen hotel weliso.

Day 04: gibe bridge 

This morning we drive 50 miles to our put-in location at the Gibe Bridge. We’ll spend time rigging the rafts and going over the specifics of river safety and raft dynamics. Not long after putting on the water, we encounter the first of the many Class III rapids so abundant on the upper section of the river.

Day 05-11: upper Omo river canyon 

We spend these days rafting the Upper Omo River Canyon! This section, which reaches depths of nearly 5000 feet, is filled with abundant wildlife and fantastic Class III and III+ whitewater. Curious hippos will greet us in the deep pools between the rapids; crocodiles bask in the sun on the river shores; troops of Columbus monkeys dance the treetops; and baboons bark from the cliffs. Large, sandy beaches at the confluences of tributaries make for spectacular camps. 

We’ll have plenty of time for swimming and hiking; and will reserve at least one layover day to visit a tribal village on the edge of the canyon!









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