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Ethiopia"Travel To Ethiopia"

  1. 1. Travel In StyleTour code: TTT- 305Duration: 10 Days /09 Nights/by SurfaceDestination: SouthAddis/ADD- Langano- ArbaMinch –Turmi- Jinka- ArbaMinch- Addis/ADD DAY 01: Addis/ADD DAY 02: Addis/ADD - Langano On arrival our representatives will meet you at Bole international Airport and transfer to Hotel. After check in you will be given an over view of the program and Itinerary. up next the rest of the day will be Drive south to the Rift dedicated to visit the historical sites Valley Lake of Langano found in Addis Ababa: since the year visiting the rock-hewn 1958 E.C Addis Ababa is known to be church of Adadi Mariam that DAY 02: Addis/ADD capital city of Ethiopia. The the - Langano is believed to be the stunning city has a lot of southernmost church chronological and cultural site founded by King Lalibela, seeing place including the national the pre-historic Archaeological museum, where we archeological site of Melka will see 3.6 million years old remains Kunture, and the stelea field of "Lucy", whose skeletal remains of Tiya (UNESCO World where discovered in 1974. you will Heritage Site). At Lake also visit the Ethnological museum Langano enjoy swimming at Addis Ababa University, Holy and bird watching around. Trinity Cathedral church and finally O/N in Langano. drive up to Mount Entoto which rises up to an altitude of 3,000 meter and offer the panoramic view the metropolis .Addis Ababa is situated 2,300-2,500 above sea level. O/n in Addis Ababa
  2. 2. DAY 03: Addis/ADD - Arbaminch Drive to Chencha (the Dorze village). Drive 300 km south to Arba Minch visiting the tribal people of Alaba who are noted for their beautifully painted houses, Wolita, known for their cultivation of Enset or False Banana, and Dorze – who are renowned for their huge huts and colorful cotton clothes, en route to Dorze village, and then a visit to the traditional village of Chencha, where you will sure be fascinated by the waving style of the Dorze people. O/n in a chosen hotel. Whole day in Arbaminch, including DAY 04: ArbaminchNech Sar NP’s and Chamo Lake. ArbaMinch, the largest town in southernEthiopia, is set amongst lush greenhills near Lakes Abaya and Chamo.Arba Minch is named for theabundant local springs that produce agroundwater forest; in Amharic,ArbaMinch means "forty springs.”….. ….The town proper is divided into two distinct settlements; buses and taxis connect Shecha (on higher ground) and downtown Sikela. Shecha is the uptown administrative centre. Just four kilometers away is Sikela and the commercial, industrial, and downtown residential areas. On the eastern side of Sikela lies the gate to Nechisar National Park, which covers the isthmus between Lake Abaya to the north and Lake Chamo to the south. The park has not much to offer except small antelope, a few monkeys and baboon and a variety of birds. The region is known for crocodile (also known as the crocodile market which is an area of abundant, large, wild crocodiles) and hippo, fish farming, and O/n in Arbaminch
  3. 3. DAY 05: Arbaminch - Jinka After breakfast drive to Konso where colorfully costumed dress, impressive terracing of the Land and unusually engraved wooden statues used as grave markers can be seen. Further along the route visit the Woito people live in the area around Woito River and Tsemay village. Continue driving down to the south to the small town of Key Afer.op at this little town and visit the Key Afer Tribal Market. Late afternoon you will arrive in Jinka. O/n in JInka After breakfast leave Jinka and drive to Mursi village to visit and appreciate the very attractive culture of Mursi tribe. They are renowned for the strange custom DAY 06: Jinka followed by their women who, on reaching maturity, have their lower lips slit and circular clay discs inserted. Proceed to Mago National Park. After a picnic lunch in the late afternoon drive back to Jinka. O/n in JInka After break fast you will drive to Turmi. En-route youDAY 07: Jinka - Turmi will see different ethnic tribes such as Banna and Hammer people. The best time to visit the hammer dancing style is after the sun goes down. These tribes find unique ways in which to express their artistic impulses which contain a number of specific symbolic messages. For example, on their arms to represent each enemy that they have killed in battle. Elaborate hairstyles are another form of personal adornment, Hamer women wear mud and clarified butter and topped off with a head-dress featuring extravagant shapes. The Jewelers they use tends to be simple but it must be striking colorful necklaces, chunky metal wrestlers and armlets, shiny nails appended to skirts, multiple earrings are most common one. At the end off the day drives back to Turmi. O/n in Turmi
  4. 4. DAY 08: Turmi DAY 09: Turmi-Arbaminch An early drive to Omorate to cross the river and enjoy Along the Way visit the tribes the home of Lower Omo of Erbore, when we reach people and their remarkable Weyto we will take a break for mix of small, contrasting to have some tea. Lunch will ethnic groups. Their take place at konso. Drive back Lifestyles are as varied as to Arbaminch. O/n Arbaminch in the tribes them selves. a chosen hotel. Gelebe (Dsaneech) one of the tribe you will visit settling on the bank of Omo River. After seeing the small village’s people return bake to Turmi. O/n in Turmi DAY 10: Addis/ADD (Departure) Drive back to Addis Ababa. Departure