Tour Name: Omo Valley, Chewbet, Borena & Rift Valley
Tour Code: IETT 005
Transport: Flight and surface
Accommodation: Hotels & lodges
Omo valley with its rich culture and the tribes, Singing wells among the Borena people, some rare animals and birds plus birding in the Rift Valley Lakes mainly the Flamingoes at Abijata.
Day 01: Arrival in Addis Ababa, city tour of the capital.
Day 02: Drive south to Arbaminch through the 12th C Stelea field at Tiya and Hossana.
Day 03: Morning excursion to the Nechsar National park or Dorze village and afternoon boat trip on Lake Chamo to see the Hippos, birds and Crocodile market.
Day 04: Drive into the Omo Valley through Konso and attend the Thursday market at Key Afer. Overnight in Jinka.
Day 05: Day excursion to the Mago National park and the Mursi village. Late afternoon visit the
South Omo research center in Jinka.
Day 06: Drive to Turmi through the weekly (Saturday/Tuesday) market at Dimeka. Late afternoon
try to attend the Bull-Jumping ceremony.
Day 07: Morning excursion to the Karo or Dasenech village on the Omo river and afternoon drive back to Konso.
Day 08: Morning visit one of the Konso villages and the house of their King before you drive to Yabello.
Day 09: Excursion to Chewbet and one of the villages of the Borena people with their ‚Singing Wells.
Day 10: Drive north to Yirgalem through the Stelea fields at Tututi or Tuti Fella and one of the finnest coffee growing regions.
Day 11: Morning drive to Hawassa to attend the daily fish market on the shores of Lake before you drive back to Addis through the Abijata and Shalla National park where you will see the Ostriches and flamingoes. Evening departure back home.