Travels

Jinka, Mago National park, Karo

11 days and 10 nights

01. SUN. Start tour in Addis Ababa. Afternoon (14:00 hours pick up from the hotel) tour of the capital: visit Entoto mountains with views over the capital, the National m:useum, St. George church. ON (overnight) hotel.
02. Drive to Arba Minch, admiring Tiya steles or Adadi Mariam church (rock-hewn church, as per tradition associated with King Lalibela during early 12th century), the Ou-.Tagbe and Wolayta people villages. Lunch on the way. Reach Arba Minch, with spectacular views a1 the Swaynes hotel over Chamo & Abaya lakes. Dinner & ON Swaynes hotel. www.swayneshotel.com

03. Drive to Jinka, admiring the Konso, Derase, Tsemay, Ari and Benna people on the way. Visit a Konso people and village, which are famous for the terracing agriculture, and have particular way of life and traditions. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON hotel in Jinka.

04. Enter into the Mago National park, admiring different mammals and birds on the way and proceed to visit the Mursi people and villages. Here for beauty women hentaisex use to put round plates into their lips. Lunch on the way and afternoon back Jinka. Visit the Jinka museum and walks to visit the town. ON hotel.

05. Drive to to <turmi admiring Keyafer Village market.T

06. Drive to visit the Karo people, for their very interesting decoration and scarification all over their body and admire nice views over Omo river from Koltcho village. Visit then the Nyangatom people crossing the Omo river with small boats at Kangate. Back late afternoon to Turmi. Depending on the day of the week, possibility of visiting one of the Hamer people marriage ceremony with the bull jumping and/or the Hamer people dance the Evangadi dance & more. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON Turmi Evangadi lodge.

07. SAT Drive to Dimeka village, to participate lo the very colorful Hamer, Karo and Dassanech people market at Dimeka village. Ones the market is over visil in the region some very interesting Hamer people villages to Wlderstand their culture and try to look for Hamer people marriages & dances ceremonies. ON Turmi.
08. Drive to the Erbore people and visit their villages & cul¨ture. Then cross the Weyto river valley, to the Konso people (if their village has not been visited on day 04, can be done now). Proceed to Arbaminch. Lunch on the way; dinner & ON Swaynes hotel.

09. Morning boat trip on Chamo lake for crocodiles, hippos and birds. Then walk to the Netch Sar National park to see spectacular views. See different animals, as the endemic Swaynes Hartebeest, numerous zebras, lesser kudu, dik-dik, Kori Bustard and more. Have a lunch. The vehicles will reach you and make a game drive then drive back to Arbam¨ inch. If time permits visit also the 40 springs, from which Arbaminch’s name derives. Dinner & ON Swaynes hotel.

10. Drive to Chencha for the Dorze people with their unique culture, houses, and traditions. Visit also the Tuesday color¨ ful market Then proceed to the Rift Valley lake of Langano at the Wenney eco-Iodge, secluded in a natural paradise at the shore of lake Langano and near to Munessa forest Possi¨bility of trekking, bird-watching, horse-riding, boat excur¨ sion, cycling, and more.
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11. Drive back to Addis. Afternoon visit the Mercato, biggest open air market in Africa. Dinner at traditional res¨taurant with folkloristic dances. Evening departure or (overnight and departure next day morning). We also suggest extension to another tour in Ethiopia either to the parks in Tanzania, Kenya, and the fantastic beaches in Zanzibar or Mombasa. (See our programs)