Southern,Cultural tour 5 days and 4 nights - 5 Days

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Tour name: Southern route

Attractions: Cultural

Duration: 5 days/4 nights

Mode of transportation: Surface/Flight

Day 1
Fly to Arba Minch

After arrival and check in your hotel, you will visit the Dorze village who are well known cotton weavers; the Dorze tribe was once warriors. They are famous for their cotton woven cloths and beehive huts. They cultivate their own food and prevent erosion by terracing along the mountainside. In their farmlands, the Dorze will grow highland cereals. They also grow spices, vegetables, fruits and tobacco within their compound. The Dorze people wear colorful toga robes called shammas. They are very popular throughout Ethiopia. Dorze hut is made up of hardwood poles, woven bamboo, Enset, and other natural materials. Overnight (In a lodge)

Day 2
Drive to Jinka

In the morning you will take a boat trip on lake Chamo to visit corocodiles, hippos etc. Lake Chamo is rich in a variety of fishes including tiger-fish, giant Nile Perch and catfish. In the bays, a number of hippopotamus emerge at dusk to graze on the grassy shores. Lake Chamo is also a sanctuary for several thousand Nile Crocodiles, which are up to 7m in length. Birdlife is also enjoyable at the lake. Then we will drive to Jinka and on the way, if it is Thursday, you will visit the Spectacular Key Afer market where different tribes come together to buy the special soil for decorating themselves and other traditional stuff. Overnight: (In a resort)

Day 3
Drive to Mursi

Drive from Jinka Excursion 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 in the afternoon you will visit the Ari tribes whose women are known for selling pottery and wearing skirts made from banana trees called Enset. Tribe members wear a lot of jewelry and have many piercings in their ears. They wrap beads and bracelets around their arms and waist for decoration. Then you will drive to Turmi. Overnight: (In a lodge)

Day 4
Visiting the Hamer

Today you will visit the Turmi bypassing via different small villages and visit the beautiful and friendly Hamer tribs. The Hamer tribes are well known for their bull jumping and dancing ceremony. Then if it is Saturday, you will visit the Dimeka market which comes every Saturday where different tribes come together in harmony. And you will drive to Arba Minch Overnight: (In a Lodge)

Day 5
Fly back to Addis Ababa

Today will be the last day of your visit, early in the morning you will fly back to Addis Ababa and after arrival, you will have lunch and a short city tour in Addis Ababa Then you will have a dinner in a traditional restaurant where you enjoy the traditional dancing of Ethiopian nations and nationalities then transfer you to the airport and departure

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Trip Facts

  • Surface/Flight

Tripadviser review

  •   My hotel arranged two tours with Walk in Ethiopia. Staff was friendly, efficient helpful courteous, thoughtful--everything one could imagine and want from guide and driver and agency. Guide Birnabu... read more

  •   DEAR HMB It’s Rewarding to us to read such a great review and taking your valuable time to share your experience with us here in Tripadviser, our main priority is... read more

  •   A group of Teams went to Debrelebanos most of us it was our first time to been there in such a beautiful of Ethiopia , holy place &... read more

    Aynalem H
  •   If you're traveling solo and have limited time if Addis, I highly recommend this tour. You'll see so much and come away with a deep respect for the city and... read more

    Jamie M
  •   We had a great time on this tour! Our guide, Gershaw, was very knowledgeable. The dinner and dance performance were incredible! Plus, we had a great driver who picked us... read more

    Jenny W
  •   I have never been to an underground church, let alone one built by a king 700 yrs ago. The cemetery dated back to the 8th century and had daggers on... read more

    Ross B
  •   After one day hanging out in Addis for a city stroll cum museums and a second day doing Entoto/Nile Gorge/Debre Livanos, this was a great third of three days in... read more

  •   Excellent trip with an amazing tour guide
    they showed the most important spots in Addis Ababa such as Mercato, Entoto and Muesiums
    Recomended strongly if you ever are in... read more

  •   Dear Mr Tazy It’s a pleasure hosting you and thank you for taking your valuable time to share your experience with us here in Tripadviser. Our main priority is... read more

  •   They charged me much more than what it says in TripAdvisor for a shorter tour, but both the guide and the driver were kind and safe, so that may be... read more

    Araceli G
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