GVT 0014 National Park and Culture

Tour code: GVT   0014

Length: 15 days and 14 nights.
Route: Langano, Arba Minch, Jinka, Mago, Murulle, Turmi, Konso and Awassa.
Transport: By car.
Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa met your Guide at the Airport and Transfer to the hotel. Overnight Addis Ababa.
Day 2: Drive to langano, in route visit lake Zway, it shelters a variety of water birds. After spending a couple of hours around this lake continue driving to Lake Langano, Abyata and Shalla National park. Overnight langano. \
Day 3: Drive to Arbaminch via Sodo; continue driving to Chencha (Dorze people). Overnight Arba Minch.
Day 4:Drive to Netch Sar National park passing through Arba Minch Forest and crossing the Bridge of Kulfo River –people call it the bridge of God, reach Netch Sar, here you can find a great number of birds and wild animals species. After lunch boat trip on lake Chamo. Overnight Arba Minch.
Day 5: After breakfast drive to Jinka on the way visit, Tsemai, Benna, Ari tribes. Overnight Jinka.
Day 6: After breakfast visit the Mursi village (Mursi people are very colorful with alt of body decoration, ornaments and most remarkable characteristic is the lip disk for which they are famous over the world) Overnight camping at Mago.
Day 7: Drive to Murle on the way visit Karo village and wildlife (Karo people are noted for their colorful body painting) Overnight Murle camping.
Day 8: Drive to Turmi, visit the Bume people and overnight Turmi at Hammer people camping site.
Day 9: After breakfast visit the hammer people, colorful markets at Dimeka or Tumi – depending up on the day. Hammer people daces and if possible their marriage ceremonies with the jumping of bulls. Overnight Turmi camping.
Day 10: Drive to Omorate for Dassanech people and villages, back to Turmi for Overnight stay.
Day 11: After breakfast drive to Konso, through Erbore people. Overnight Konso.
Day 12: Visit Konso village-Konso people are famous on Terracing, drive to Abra Minch for overnight stay.
Day 13: After breakfast drive to Awassa on the way visit Wondo Genet, have an opportunity to bathe in the natural hot springs and hot swimming pool. Continue driving to Awassa for Overnight stay.
Day 14: After breakfast drive to Addis Ababa, Afternoon leisure time .Overnight Addis Ababa.
Day 15: After breakfast city tour of Addis Ababa includes National museum, Archaeological museum, mt. Entoto and “Merkato” the largest colorful market in Eastern Africa. Transfer to Bole International Airport for final departure.