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TRIP CODE: BMTS
TRIP LENGTH: 14 Days/ 13 Nights
DEPARTURE DATES: July – Sept. & Nov.- February
DESTINATIONS: Bale Mountian N. Park and Omo Valley
ACTIVITIES: wild life and exploring culture
MODE OF TRANSPORTATION: Land
TOUR OPERATOR: Authentic Ethiopia Tours

DAY-01. ARRIVAL/ADDIS ABABA TO WENDOGENET

Arrival in Addis Ababa then Addis Ababa to Wendogenet. On the way, visit the northernmost Rift Valley Lake-Lake Zeway for its bird species. Up on arrival in Wendogenet, spot so many forest birds like Silver Chicked Horn Bill. O/N. Hotel

DAY-02. DRIVE TO DINSHO

Drive to the Bale Mt. National Park, traveling thorough the southeast part of the capital. We arrive at Dinsho, the Park’s head quarter. Around the head quarter spot so many bird and wild animals including an endemic Menelik's Bushbuck, and Mountain Nyala. O/N. at Dinsho Lodge O/N. at Dinsho Lodge

DAY-03. GAYSAY VALLEY

The whole day visit around Dinsho and Geysay Valley. In time hike to see three of the endemic mammals: Menelik's Bushbuck, Mountain Nyala and Ethiopian wolf. The rest of the day arranges the trekking staff. O/N. Dinsho lodge

DAY-04. SENATTE PLATO.

Make an excursion tip to Senatte plato thru the afro alpine vegetation. Ascend the peak of the Senate. Throw your sight to spot an endemic Semen Fox. Back to Dinsho. O/N. Camp/Lodge

DAY-05. DRIVE TO AWASSA.

Drive to Awassa- regional capital city for Southern Nations and Nationalities People Region; for an overnight stay. O/N. Hotel

DAY-06. FISH MARKET THEN ARBA MINCH

Walk around the fish market located at the shore of Lake Awassa and spot different bird species like Pelicans, Hamerkob, Ibises …drive to Arba Minch. O/N. Hotel

DAY-07. DORZE VILLAGE AND LAKE CHAMO

Scenic drive to the mountain village of Chencha, home for Dorze tribes-renowned weavers. Pm. boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit Crocodile market and Hippo farm.

DAY-08. TO TURMI

Drive to Turmi. On the way Konso, Tsemay, Weito and Erbore tribes. Visit Hamer tribes who are famous by their Bull jumping ceremony and Evangadi dance. O/N. Lodge/Camping. DAY-09. KARO & TURMI MARKET Karo tribes and Turmi Hamer tribes market. O/N. Camping.

DAY-10 DRIVE TO JINKA

Drive to Jinka via Dimeka Tue/Sat market for Hamer tribes, and Key Afer-Thu market for Bena and Tsemay tribes. O/N. Hotel/Camping

DAY-11 MURSI TRIBES

A.m. Visit the clay lip plated Mursi tribes, P.M. Jinka and visit Jinka Ethnographic Museum. O/N. Hotel/Camping

DAY-12. JINKA/ARBA MINCH

Drive to Arba Minch. Weito, Tsemay village, Konso’s King’s Village. O/N. Hotel

DAY-13. ARBA MINCH TO AWASSA

Drive to Awassa via Welaita and Alaba. O/N. Hotel

DAY-14. WENDOGENET/ADDIS ABABA/DEPARTURE

Back to Addis Ababa. On the way, Lake Zeway and Crater Lakes. Up on arrival, Addis Ababa city tour and depart.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 September 2009 14:08
 

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