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Combined tours to Harar & Omo valley

Art, Culture, & Historical
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This trip covers history, Islamic religion and culture of Omo valley tribes. The history of Harar is mainly shrouded with legends and tradations told by its local inhabitants, especially the period on which Harar estabilished is still unclear. But according to a 14 th C manuscrip, the history Harar begun in the 12th C because of its oledest mosque built in that period. Harar, by Ethiopian Muslims considered to be as one of the hoilest cities in the world next to Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem.

06:00 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel or airport

07:50 AM

Addis Ababa

Day 1- Addis Abeba

Arrive Addis Abeba transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day, do city tour and visit National museum where Lucy is located, Mount Entoto and Merkato. O/n hotel

06:30 AM

Harar

Day 2- Addis Abeba- Diredawa- Harar

Take the morning flight to Dire Dawa and drive to Harar (42kms), after check in to hotel, go out for a city tour of Harar and visit the old city where the only Harari people who are the first settlers of the city are living, colourful markets equiped with several kinds of commodities including "chat", a green leaf with nicotine content on which people chew it to stimulate themselves and relieved from depression atmosphere, ancient mosques, private Harari people houses decor with basketry works and earthenware materials and more. In the evening entertain yourself and have fun with wild Hyenas feeding a piece of meat with your hand.


08:00 AM

Arbaminch

Day 3- Harar - Arbaminch

Check out your hotel and drive to Diredawa to connect with a flight to Arbaminch, balance of the day drive to Dorze village to visit the Dorze people and their beautiful village with full of false banana plantation.

O/n hotel or Lodge

07:30 AM

Turmi

Day 4- Arbaminchi - Turmi

Have breakfast and proceed to lake Chamo for boat cruise to see Hippos and African Crocodiles, back to your car then drive to Konso village for lunch. After lunch, visit Konso village then continue to Turmi with a stop at Keyafer market where the Bena, Tsemay and Ari people are transacting their goods (Thursday). O/n lodge

07:00 AM

Turmi

Day 5- Turmi- Full day in Turmi.

In the morning day trip to Koricho village to visit Karo people living by the shore of Omo river. They are mainly known for body painting and scarification practices. Of course like the neighboring Hamer tribes, they also practice bull jumping rituals to transfer men from boyhood to manhood age grades. Back to Turmi for lunch. In the afternoon drive to Omorate to see the Dassenech people. ( Optional- Bull jumping ceremony if available). Late afternoon, more visit of the Hamer village and experience their way of life. O/n Lodge

08:00 AM

Jinka

Day 6- Turmi-Jinka

Today we drive to Jinka with a stop at any available market places. Late afternoon visit Ari village who occupy the outskirt of Jinka town.

O/n hotel (basic)

06:00 AM

Addis Ababa

Day 7- Jinka-Mursi village-Addis Abeba.

Take an early breakfast, pack your luggage and drive to Mago N/P to visit the Mursi tribe on which women known for lip plate insertion to beautify themselves. Back to Jinka for lunch then transfer to airport for your flight to Addis Abeba. Balance of the day, Shopping and other activities in the capital then go to one of the cultural restaurants for farewell dinner and experience local dishes and dances, finally, dropped you at the airport for your departure home.

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Ending Point

At your hotel or airport

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

-All entrance fee including in the villages

-Meal in fullboard(BLD) including soft drink, tea or coffee, juice only meal time

-Accommodation

-4x4 landcrusier in Omo valley

-Mini van or bus in Addis Ababa and Harar

-English speaking guide all the way

-Local guides payment

-Boat hire in Arbaminch

-Pick up and drop off from and to

-1 bottle of water/pax/day and so on

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What‘s not included

-All flight fare

-Visa and Insurance psyments

--Any persinal expenses like cigarettes, alcholic bevereages

-Tips

-Camera and video charges (it happens some time)

-Bull jumping evebt charges in Hamer village, etc.


Tour Important Information

-Ask permission before you take photo of tribes.

-Photo negotiation charge is mandatory in Omo valley tribes.

-Respect the tradation and belief of the people you are traveling accross Ethiopia.

-Take mosquito shot or repellent lotion for Omo valley


Available all year around.

Important message from the guide

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As I am working in the travel business, I work from Monday- Sunday. But in the month of May 2023, I am not available in Addis Ababa for I fly to Gondar. In case if your are coming there by that month, I can arrange you all the necessary things for the city tour of Gondar and trekking or day trip to the Simen mountains NP.

Also, I'm happy to create a special itinerary for you and your family, friends or loved ones up on your request. Thus, please feel free to contact me at any time when you schedule to travel Ethiopia.


A JOURNEY FOR A PURPOSE!


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