THE SOUTHERN OMO VALLEY ROUTE 10 days through the land of diversity Day 01. Beginning of the tour in Addis Ababa. Afternoon start the tour: visit Entoto Mountains with views over the capital, the National museum, St George church. ON Hotel. Day 02. Drive to Arbaminch, admiring very green views, the Guraghe people and villages; as make some stops for the Wolayta people. Reach late afternoon to Arbaminch, to relax with spectacular sunset over Chamo & Abaya lakes. ON Hotel. Day 03. Drive to Jinka, admiring the Derase, Konso, Tsemay, and Ari people. Make a stop to visit Konso people, who are famous for the indigenous terracing agriculture, traditional settlement and way of life. ON Hotel in Jinka . Day 04. Drive to the Mago National park, admiring different mammals and birds on the way; and proceed to visit the Mursi people and villages, the land of the lip-plates , Lunch box; afternoon back to Jinka. Visit the Jinka museum and walk around the town. ON Hotel. Day 05: Drive to Turmi, admiring Thursday very colorful KeyAfer village market of the Tsemay and Erbore people. Proceed then to visit the Hamer people. ON Lodge in Turmi Day 06. Drive to visit the Karo people, to see their fascinating decoration and scarification all over their body; and very nice views over Omo River from Kortcho village. Back afternoon to Hamer people and visit their villages. With luck we’ll try also to participate to their marriage ceremonies, with the bull jumping. ON Lodge in Turmi. Day 07. Drive to Arbaminch, admiring on the way the very colorful Hamer, Karo, Erbore, Tehsmay Konso, Derashe, and Gamo people, arrive in late afternoon at Arbaminch. ON Hotel. Day 08. Morning drive to Chencha, to visit the Dorze people, with their unique culture, houses, and traditions, back to Arbaminch for lunch. Afternoon boat on Chamo Lake for crocodiles, biggest in Africa- 6 M long, and hippos. ON Hotel Day 09. Drive through Sodo, and visit Wolayat, omotic people, and with nice views, to the Rift Valley lakes of Shala & Abyata for birds, and hot springs. Reach late afternoon to relax with a very nice sunset over Rift Valley lakes of Langano, at the Wenney eco-lodge, secluded in a natural paradise at shore of Lake Langano and near to Munessa forest with the possibility of trekking, bird-watching, horse-riding, ON Lodge. Day 10. Morning excursion with lunch on the way and afternoon departure to Addis. Evening farewell traditional dinner with folkloristic dances, Departure to your country. P.S. All programs are re-written to include traditional market days, National Holidays, Special Ceremonies, personal needs, Distances, and other events based on your departure date and time.