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10 Days Tribal Experience tour itinerary for ethiopia: Explore The Northern And Southern Sides Of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Aksum, Arba Minch, Bahir Dar, Gondar, Jinka, Konso, Lalibela, Mago National Park, Turmi

Trekking Tour
History Tour
Tribal Experience Tour

See the historic and cultural sites in the southern and northern parts of Ethiopia.

DAY 01


  • Arrival at Addis Ababa and meet tour representative.

  • Transfer to hotel.

  • Depending on arrival time, go for sightseeing in Addis Ababa.

DAY 02

Early morningafter breakfast transfer to airport and fly to Axum

  • In the morning, start exploring the historic sites of Axum.

  • Overnight stay at Yared Zema International hotel or similar.

DAY 03


  • After breakfast, transfer to the airport for flight to Lalibela, famous for its rock-hewn churches dating back 800 years.

  • This will be the most important stop on the historical route.

  • View the 11 churches, carved into the rocky mountainside, presenting an awesome view from the flight.

  • Afternoon excursion to the most spectacular churches.

  • Overnight stay at Lalibela.

DAY 04


  • In the morning, transfer to the airport for flight to Gondar.

  • In the afternoon, go on a city tour of Gondar, including visit to the Royal Compound, where the charming 17th century castles stand.

  • Visit Debre Berhan Selassie Church, meaning Trinity at the Mount of Light.

  • Transfer to Bahir Dar.

  • Overnight stay at Tana Hotel.

DAY 05


  • In the morning, drive to Bahir Dar on Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile.

  • The afternoon is spent visiting isolated monasteries by boat. There is good birding in the abundant forest surrounding much of the lake.

  • Then, drive to the thundering Blue Nile Falls.

  • Evening, fly back to Addis Ababa.

DAY 06

Addis Ababa -Arba minch: fly to Arbaminch

  • Go on a boat trip at Lake Chamo to see the largest crocodiles in Africa, which measure up to 7 meters.

  • Drive to Jinka via Key.

  • En route, visit Tsemay, Bana, and Ari people and their villages.

  • Explore Key Afer Market (Thursday).

  • Overnight stay at Omo Eco Lodge.

DAY 07

Jinka - Mago – Turmi

  • Excursion to Mago National park, and visit the Mursi Tribe, known for women with lip plates and ritual stick fighting (donga) of men.

  • Drive back to Jinka, and continue towards Turmi via Demeka (Saturday and Tuesday Market at Dimeka). 

  • Overnight stay at Turmi lodge.

DAY 08

Turmi (70 km to Omorate one way)

  • Excursion trip to Omorate.

  • Cross the Omo river by boat, and Visit the Dasenech tribe.

  • Visit the village of Hamer tribe. (Turmi market on Monday and Thursday) and attend Tribal dance and bull jumping ceremony, which occasionally coincides. (Bull jumping optional)

  • Overnight stay at Turmi lodge.

DAY 09

Drive Back to Aribaminch

  • Drive back to Arba Minch.

  • En route, visit the Erbore and Konso Tribe.

  • Overnight stay at Suaynese hotel.

DAY 10

Drive back to Addis Ababa

  • After breakfast, drive back to Addis Ababa. (6 hours)

  • Arrive at Addis Ababa in the afternoon.

  • Tour the city till 5:30 pm.

  • Go to cultural restaurant for final dinner.

  • Transfer to airport.

  • 1900 USD Per Adult (* for groups more than 5 person )
  • Accommodation room on twin sharing basis.

  • All meals throughout the Tour (Full Board).

  • All entrance fees except Lalibela  rock  church.

  • Transfers.

  • Mule hire.

  • Boat rent at Lake.

  • All ground transportation with fuel, and insurance.

  • Professional, English-speaking guide.

  • All local guides.

  • Scouts.

  • Government tax.

  • Domestic flight (if booked with tour).

  • International airfare.

  • Any alcoholic drinks.

  • Personal expense like souvenirs, laundry, etc.

  • Tips - Any expense which is not stated in the ‘Included List’.

  • Photo fee in Omo valley tribes.

Addis Ababa, Aksum, Arba Minch, Bahir Dar, Gondar, Jinka, Konso, Lalibela, Mago National Park, Turmi

Trekking Tour
History Tour
Tribal Experience Tour

Contributed By

Homeland Ethiopia

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USD 1900
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