Tour Code: VET080
Duration: (22 days, 21 at nights)
mode of transport : surface and air
Day 01: Arrive Addis Ababa.
Day 02: Drive to Arba-minch, crossing the Rift Valley Lakes and Wolayta people at night Arba-minch Swaynes hotel (or other).
Day 03: Morning Drive to chencha for Dorze people afternoon boat trip on Chamo Lake at night Arba-minch.
Day 04: Drive to Jinka, by Admiring Konso, Derase, Ari, Benna and Tsemay people at night camp or local hotel Jinka town.
Day 05: Visit the Mursi people and villages at night Mago park camp.
Day 06: Enter onto the Karo people region and visit their village of Korcho and Duss; with beautiful view over the Omo River too at night camp Murulle or Duss.
Day 07: Continue for the Hammer people region and at night Turmi at the Evangadi campsite & lodge (Camp or fixed tents).
Day 08: Turmi, for villages, dance possibly market & marriage ceremonies.
Day 09: Excursion to Omorate, at bank of Omo River, for Dassanech tribes & villages. Back for at night Turmi.
Day 10: Drive trough Tsemay and Erbore people to the Konso villages. Back for at night konso local hotel or camp.
Day 11: Enter into Borena people region and afternoon visit ELSOD crater (where down the crater Borena men extract salt for their cattle), Borena villages and more at night Yabelo local hotel or camping.
Day 12: Crossing Guji people region and very nice views drive to the Rift Valley Lake of Awassa at night Pina hotel.
Day 13: Morning visit the fish market, and then drive back to Addis Ababa, by admiring the Rift Valley lakes of Shala, Abyata and Langano, Afternoon free in Addis.
Day 14: Drive north to Kombolcha, admiring Afar and Oromo people
Day 15: Drive Lalibela
Day 16: Full day visit of the 11 rock –hewn churches in Lalibela
Day 17: Fly Axum. Afternoon tour of steles, churches, archeological sites
Day 18: Drive to Gondar crossing the remarkable Semein Mountains
Day 19: Morning tour of Gondar’s castles and churches afternoon drives Bahir Dar.
Day 20: Morning Blue Nile Falls, Afternoon boat on Tana Lake, to admire two monasteries, as URA kidane Mihiret and Mahal Zeghie Gyorgis
Day 21: Fly back Addis Ababa, Afternoon Free
N.B: One-day helicopter excursion from Mekele to Ertale volcano and back, for wonderful views can be done. Extra cost and advanced booking are requested.