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10 Days 9/Nights Rift Valley , Bale Mountain and Omo Valley

10 Days 9/Nights Rift Valley , Bale Mountain and Omo Valley

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10 Days 9/Nights Rift Valley , Bale Mountain and Omo Valley

• Tour name: Western route and southern route

• Destinations: Rift Valley , Bale Mountain and Southern Ethiopia

• Attractions: natural and cultural attractions

• Duration:10days/9 nights

• Mode of transportation: Surface/Flight

Day 1 Nov.10 Debre Birihan to Sodere


Early in the morning you will have a drive to Sodere via Addis Ababa. Sodere resort is approximately at 110km from Addis Ababa and only 12km from Adama (Nazreth).It is a resort, which combines natural hot spring, bath (abadir), swimming pool and accommodation. It is also a good place to see apes. Awash River flows adjacent to sodere resort compound. The resort is also decorated with flowering trees and shrubs. Overnight: Sodere resort


                                                                            Day 2 Nov. 11 Sodere to Bale (Sanetti plateau)

Today after having breakfast in Sodere, you will take off to the Bale Mountain where you can see dramatic highland scenery, vast area covered vegetation and spot some endemic birds and mammals. Overnight: (Camping at Senetie)

                                                                              Day 3 Nov. 12 Senetie Plateau

Today you will spend your day trekking at Senetie plateau which is one of the highest pick of the Bale Mountain National park. If you are lucky, it’s a place where you can discover the African wolf and Red Jakal. Overnight: (Camping at Senetie)



                                                                Day 4 Nov.13 Sanetti Plateau to Hawassa

Early in the morning you will drive to the capital city of the southern part of Ethiopia, Hawasa. Hawassa is a beautiful city surrounded by many lakes. Overnight: Hawassa .

                                                              Day 5 Nov. 14 Hawassa to Konso

Today, you will go to Konso via Arba Minch. On the way you will visit the dorze village which is found in Arba Minch. The dorze people are well known cotton weavers; they are famous for their cotton woven cloths and beehive huts. They cultivate their own food and prevent erosion by terracing along the mountainside. Overnight: Konso(lodge)


                                                              Day 6 Nov. 15 Konso to Jinka

Today, you will visit the Konso village. The Konso is a UNESCO world heritage site (well known for their terracing system for more than 800 years). Then drive to Jinka.Overnight: Jinka (lodge)


                                                           Day 7 Nov.16 Jinka-Mursi-Turmi

In the morning, drive to the Mursi people via Mago National Park. These people are curious and famous in that the women wear geometrical lip plates in the slits of their lips.And today is a market day at Key Afer so you will attend a market where different tribes get together. Overnight: Turmi (lodge)



                                                       Day 8 Nov.17 Turmi

This day you will visit the Turmi tribes and different small villages, home to many of the Hamer people. Turmi has a weekly market on Mondays. Turmi is also notable for its traditional dances and the Jumping of the Bulls. Overnight: Turmi (Lodge)


                                       Day 9 Nov. 18 Turmi to Arba Minch

Early in the morning you will be back to Arba Minch via many small villages of the omo valley. Overnight: Arba Minch (Hotel)



                                           Day 10 Nov. 19 Drive Arba Minch  to Addis Ababa

Early in thmorning you will start your journey back to Addis Ababa. On the way you will visit the Tiya. Tiya is among the most important of the roughly 160 archaeological sites discovered so far in the Soddo region, south of Addis Ababa. The site contains 36 monuments, including 32 carved stelae covered with symbols, most of which are difficult to decipher. They are the remains of an ancient Ethiopian culture whose age has not yet been precisely determined.

                                                                      ………End of the Tour ……...



English speaking tour guide

  • park entrance fee
  • camping fee
  • camping gear (tent, sleeping bag, matres)
  • cook and camping equipment
  • all meal and non alcoholic drinks ( @ Bale Mountain Lodge in your Last Day Full Board with your Choice of Alcoholic Drinks )
  • packing Horses 
  • Horse Handlers, 
  • Accommodation at Goba wabe SHEBELLE & Bale Mountain Lodge.

. Domestic Flight two way Goba To Addis Ababa ( only you Fly by Ethiopian Airlines from your Origin Country)


  • Tip
  • alcohol 
  • personal expenses, 

Keeping you safe during COVID-19

What you can expect during your visit


-Face masks required for travelers in public areas

-Face masks required for guides in public areas

-Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

-Social distancing enforced throughout the experience

-Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

-Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

-Guides required to regularly wash hands

-Regular temperature checks for staff

Based on your time, budget and interest, the above program can be adjusted.






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