people & the western side of the OMO River
Duration:- 16 Days
& 15 Nights Transport:- Flight
SAT. Beginning of the tour in Addis Ababa. Morning free. Afternoon
(1400 hrs from the hotel) tour of the capital: visit Entoto mountains with
views over the capital, the National museum, St George church. ON (overnight)
Cross coffee platations the the famous coffee
regions, to proceed to Neketemte. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON in hotel.
Proceed to Gambela, at bank of Baro river, a previous famous commercial
point with Sudan. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON in hotel.
Drive to the Nuer & Anuak people. With many scarification all over their
body, leave at bank of Baro river, and are fishermen and hunters. ON next to a
Visit villages; then proceed back to Gambela.
Lunch on the way; dinner & ON htl.
Drive south to MizanTeferi, admiring very big forest and nice views. Visit
on the way very big forests and the Dizi people. Lunch on the way; dinner &
Drive to the unique Surma people. Here women wear circular or trapezoidal
shaped plates into their lips. Men have different scarification all over their
body. With luck we’ll participate to a donga game, which is a stick fighting
ritual. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON camp near to Tulgit.
Drive to Kibish, admiring very nice views. Then the Surma people around
kibish. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON camping.
Drive to Adikas. Then proceed to the Omo National park. It is the biggest
and richest of fauna park in Ethiopia. The vegetation is also very nice. Late
afternoon game drive. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON camp.
Full day at the park for game drive. ON camp.
Drive to visit the Nyangatom people and their villages, with their
particular culture and way of life. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON camping,
next to a village.
Drive to the Omo river, and visit the Mursi people. Women put circular
plates into their lips; men scarifications to indicate the number of enemies or
wild animals killed. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON camping, at bank of the
Drive to Maji, visiting on the way different Adikas people villages. Visit
also the Dizi people. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON camp at Maji 14.
Drive to Bonga, via Macha Waji. Visit Bench Meshenger people on the way, with
also very interesting culture. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON camp.
Drive to Jima, with a stop to waterfalls on the way, for short walking too.
Reach Jimma and visit the AbaJifar palace, old king house + the museum of all
his artifacts & more, in town. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON htl.
Drive back to Addis Ababa. Ones in Addis, short
visit of the Mercato, biggest open air market in Africa. Dinner in traditional
restaurant with folkloristic dances. Then transfer airport for departure.