Southern Package Three

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Tour Code: YAT-S03 Tour Itinerary to Southern Ethiopia/Omo Valley

Focus: Scenery, Wildlife/Wilderness, Birds, Tribal Culture

Duration: 11 Days & 10 Nights

Transportation:  Surface drive & boat ride

Day 1: YOD Abyssinia Office, tour orientation, a welcome refreshment, check into a hotel. Lunch. A city tour to Addis Ababa: National Museum, Ethnographic Museum of Addis Ababa University, Emperor Minelik’s Palace, St. Raguel’s Church (at Entoto Mountain), Merkato. Dinner.

Day 2: Drive to Awassa. Lunch at Ziway. En route visit the Awash River and Lake Ziway. Check into a hotel. Dinner.

Day 3: Drive to Arab Minch. Moring visit Fish Market in Awassa. Lunch at Wolayta Sodo. En route visit the Dorze Village. Check into a lodge. Dinner.

Day 4: Visit to Nech Sar National Park. Lunch. A boat ride on Lake Chamo. Back to the lodge. Dinner.

Day 5: Drive to Jinka. En route visit the Konso Village. Lunch at Konso. Check into a resort. Dinner.

Day 6: Drive to Mago National Park, & visit Mursi Village. Lunch. Visit the Ethnographic museum of Jinka. Dinner.

Day 7: Drive to Turmi. En route visit the Key Afer Market (if on Thursday). Check into a lodge. Dinner.

Day 8: Drive to Omorate. Visit Dassench/Geleb Village. Lunch. Visit the Hammer Village. Dinner.

Day 9: Drive to Yabelo via Arebore-Tsmaye. Lunch at Konso. Check into a motel. Dinner.

Day 10: Drive to Borena Village & visit singing wells. Drive to Yirgalem. Lunch at Dilla. Check into a lodge. Dinner.

Day 11: Driven back to Addis Ababa. Lunch at Ziway. Shopping for souvenirs. A farewell dinner. Transfer out to Bole International Airport.