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5 Days Culture tour itinerary for ethiopia: Dicover The Heritage Of Southern Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Arba Minch, Mago National Park, Nechisar National Park, Turmi

Nature Tour
Culture Tour
Tribal Experience Tour
Dicover the heritage of Southern Ethiopia

Mursi tribe


Go on this cultural tour that covers the heartland of southern Ethiopia, including visits to tribal villages, markets, and exploring national parks.

DAY 01

In Arba minch

  • In the morning, visit 'Arba Minch', which means forty springs, after which the town is named.

  • In the afternoon, take a boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit the "crocodile market" and the local hippos.

  • Overnight in Arba Minch (camping, hotel or lodge).

    DAY 02

    In Turmi

    • After breakfast, depart from Arba Minch to Turmi.

    • On the way, you will pass through the village of Weyto (market day is Saturday), which is home to the Tsemai tribe.

    • Continue to Erbore, where you will have a brief visit to a local Erbore village (market day is Saturday).

    • Finally, proceed to Turmi, the home of the Hamer tribe. At night, you can see the traditional night dancing of the Hamer tribe, known as Evangadi.

    • Overnight in Turmi (camping, hotel or lodge).

    DAY 03


    • In the morning, drive through the Mago National Park to a local village of the Mursi tribe. The Mursi are known for their lower lip and earlobe plates.

    • In the afternoon, after returning to Jinka, you can visit the South Omo Museum & Research Center to learn more about the local tribes.

    • Alternatively, take a hike in the surrounding hills to visit a local Ari village.

    • Overnight in Jinka (camping, hotel or lodge).

    DAY 04

    Drive back to Arbaminch

    • Drive back from Jinka to Arbaminch, on the way visit one of Konso people's traditional village.

    • Overnight in Arbaminch hotel or lodge.

    DAY 05

    Full day in Nech Sar National Park

    • Visit the naturally gifted Nech SarmNational park for its famous zebras. The visit to the national park marks the end of the trip.

    • 270 USD Per Adult (* Per day)
    • Professional guiding service.

    • All transfers and ground transportation (air conditioned 4WD latest model Toyota land cruiser with driver, fuel and comprehensive insurance coverage).

    • Accommodation on full board basis (breakfast, lunch and dinner plus private bedroom).

    • Non-alcoholic soft drinks and two litres of bottled water per person per day.

    • All entrance fee to villages and national parks as per the program.

    • Scout fee in national parks.

    • Porter's fee at hotels.

    • 15% of government tax.

    • Any accidental charge beyond the itinerary such as laundry and telephone expenses.

    • Any alcoholic drinks.

    • Photographing and video for commercial purpose.

    • Both domestic and international flights.

    Addis Ababa, Arba Minch, Mago National Park, Nechisar National Park, Turmi

    Nature Tour
    Culture Tour
    Tribal Experience Tour

    Contributed By

    Beka Girma

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    USD 270
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