Day 1: Flight to Arab Minch &visit Dorze Village
After a relaxed breakfast, a short flight will bring you to Arba Minch. After checking in and short break, you will be driven to and visit to the Dorze village (famous for their bee hive shaped houses, weaving styles and their lifestyle). You will be driving back to Arba Minch and have dinner and spend the night at the lodge. Overnight stay in Paradise Lodge.
Day 2:Drive to Jinka and Visit Ari Villag & Jinka Museum
In the morning, you will have breakfast and drive to Jinka (270 Km from Arba Minch). You will have lunch at Konso. Then you will be driven to Jinka and check into a resort. Then you will visit to the Jinkamuseum and the nearby Ari village. Dinner will be at the resort and you will spend the night at the resort. Overnight stay in Jinka Resort or Orit hotel.
Day 3:Excursion to Mursi village and drive to Turmi
In the morning after breakfast, you will be driven to Mursi (55 Km from Jinka) and visit to the of Mursi tribe village (popularly known for their attractive culture, women wearing large clay plates into their lower lips). Then you will drive back to Jinka for lunch.
After lunch you will be driven to Turmi (142 Km from Jinka), visiting an interesting village on the way. You will arrive in Turmi early evening and check into a lodge. You will have dinner and spend the night at the lodge. Overnight stay in Turmi lodge.
Day 4: Excursion to Omorate to visit Dassench& visit Hammer village
An early morning drive will take you to Omorate to visit the Dassench (75 Km from Turmi). From there, you will take a boat trip on the Omo River and visit the Dassench village.
Then you will get back to Turmi for lunch. You will then walk to the non-touristic Hammer Village to explore the Hammer tribes (best known for elaborate hairstyles, body painting using clays and vegetable pigments to make fantastic patterns on their faces, chests, arms and legs), attend the bull jumping – if possible and available with luck(Optional excursion).In the evening, you will be driven back to the lodge for dinner and spend the night at the lodge. Overnight stay in Turmi Lodge.
Day 5: Drive back to Arba Minch
In the morning after breakfast, you will be driven to Arba Minch (280 Km from Turmi). En route visit the Konso village (famous for their colorfully costumed dresses, impressive terracing of land – recently registered as World heritage by UNESCO, and engraved wooden statues grave markers).
Check into a lodge. You will have dinner and spend the night at the lodge. Overnight stay in Paradise Lodge.
Day 6: Visit Nech Sar National Park
In the morning, after breakfast you will take a boat ride on Lake Chamo and visit to huge crocodiles, hippos, a variety of birdlife and you will also visit to the nearby Nech Sar National Park (a natural habitat for many wild animals: Zebra, Gazelle, & Antelope etc.). You will have lunch break at Arba Minch.
In the afternoon follow your own program. In the evening you will have dinner at the lodge and stay the night there. Overnight stay in Paradise lodge.
Day 7: Flight back to Addis Ababa
After a relaxed breakfast, a short flight will bring you back to Addis Ababa. You will arrive in Addis Ababa late in the afternoon where you will do some shopping for souvenirs.
Finally you will be taken to a farewell dinner to Ethiopian (Habesha 2000 or YOD Abyssinia) traditional restaurant where you will taste Ethiopian food & drinks and a live music & dance.
Then depending on your scheduled flight; you will be transferred out to Bole International Airport for return flight back home.
Starting from: $ 820 USD per persons
Single Supplement: $ 120
Domestic flights depend on your international flights
Addis Ababa – Arba Minch – Addis Ababa
- If you fly your international flight with Ethiopian Airlines = 123 USD
- If not (with other airline) = 385 USD
Flight cost subject to change.
- Well-maintained and insured 4WD vehicles Model 2013-2015
- All transfers in & out
- Hotel Room on Double Occupancy basis including Breakfast (B&B)
- All entrance fees, local guide fee, scout, and boat fees
- Bottled natural water every day,
- Service tax
Price DOES NOT include:
- Entry visa
- International flights
- Domestic flight (Addis Ababa – Arba Minch – Addis Ababa)
- Meals (Lunch & Dinner)
- Photography & Video fees,
- Personal expenses (tips, phone calls, table drinks, laundry, etc.)