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10 Days

Day 1

Addis Ababa to Dorze. On the way we will see the Tiya Stone UNESCO world heritage site. These 2 meter high stelae are over 700 years old and represent grave markers. Continue on to lunch in Woleyta Sodo and overnight in Dorze village at the Dorze Lodge.

Day 2

Dorze to Arba Minch. In the morning we will visit the Dorze tribe who are famous for their weaving. We will watch the men weave and the women spin fantastic fabric from locally grown Cotton. In the afternoon we will visit Lake Chamo and Nechisar National Park. On the boat ride on Lake Chamo we will see Hippos and Crocodiles as well as many different bird species. Across the lake we will take a hike to see Zebras and Gazelles. Overnight in Arba Minch.

Day 3

Arba Minch to Konso. On this day we will visit Konso village and Gessegio landscape also known as the New York skyline in Ethiopia. We will also visit the Konso museum and visit the Chief of the Konso tribe. Overnight in Konso.

Day 4

Konso to Jinka. On the way we will visit the Bana tribe and market (on Thursday). Lunch in Key Afar. After lunch we will continue to Jinka and visit the Ari tribe and the Omo Valley museum in Jinka. Overnight in Jinka.

Day 5

Jinka to Turmi. On this day we will drive through the Mago National Park and see the famous Mursi tribe. On Saturday we will visit the market in Dimeka. Overnight in Turmi.

Day 6

Turmi. This day will find us visiting the Karo tribe famous for their body painting. We will also see the incredible view over the Omo River. Again we will overnight in Turmi.

Day 7

Turmi to Yabello. This day we will visit the Abore and Borana tribes. Overnight in Yabello.

Day 8

From Yabello we will visit the Salt Crater Lake and witness how people extract salt from the lake which they have been doing for millennia. If the weather permits we will also visit the famous singing wells of Borana. We can always visit the wells, the singing is weather contingent. Overnight in Yabello.

Day 9

Yabello to Awassa. During the day we will visit the Tuttefella UNESCO world heritage site. These are more fantastic stelae and we will also visit the Gedeo tribe. Overnight in Awassa.

Day 10

Awassa to Addis Ababa. In the morning we will see the great fish market in Awassa and also stop at lake Langano for lunch and them continue on to Addis.