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Highlights Of Ethiopia: The Historic Route & Tribes Of The Omo Valley 13 Days

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USD 3,576.00
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What to Expect
Day 1:  Arrive Addis Ababa

Arrive in Addis Ababa (ADD), he rest of the day, you will have city tour of Addis Ababa

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Day 2: Addis Ababa- Bahirdar (B-D)

Fly to Bahirdar. At Bahirdar, Boat cruise over Lake Tana. In the afternoon you will drive 35 KM to visit the majestic Blue Nile Falls.

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Day 3: Bahirdar -Gondar –UNESCO World Heritage Site (B-D)

Drive to Gondar through the beautiful countryside This afternoon, you will visit the ancient city.

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Day 4:  Gondar-Axum-UNESCO World Heritage Site (B- D)

Flight to Axum. In the afternoon you will start to visit the ancient city of Axum.

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Day 6: Axum-Lalibela -UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. (B-D)

Flight to Lalibela, You will visit te first group of churches.

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Day 6: Asheten Mariam-Lalibela (B-D)

Mule ride, and /or walk to the top of Asheten Mariam Monastery, Afternoon visit to other St. Lalibela’s remarkable churches.

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Day 7: Lalibela-Addis Ababa-Langano (B-D)

Flight to Addis Ababa. Drive to  Lake Langano. Stop at Lake Ziway.

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Day 8: Langano-Dorze-Arbaminch (B-D)

When we approach Arbaminch town, we will make visit mountain village of Chencha  This is the home of the Dorze people. 

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Day 9: Arbaminch-Jinka (B-Picknic Lunch-D)

Drive to Jinka en-route visiting different cultural people which include the Konso, Tsemai, and Ari.

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Day 10: Jinka-Mago-Mursi-Jinka (B- Picknic Lunch-D)

Drive from Jinka to Mursi Village. The Mursi are best known for their unique item of decoration, lip plates. 

Picnic lunch in the Mago National Park and drive to Turmi.

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Day 11:  Turmi-Omorate (B-Picknic Lunch- D)

Drive to Omorate to visit the Desanech (Geleb). In the afternoon, we will drive to Hamer Village. The Hamer, display an elaborate and diverse selection of body decorations. 

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Day 12: Turmi-Arbaminch (B-D)

Drive back to Arbaminch with brief stops to visit different villages including Erbore and Tsemay.

In the afternoon, we will have a boat cruise over Lake Chamo to see some of the biggest African crocodiles. Hippopotamus and many beautiful aquatic birds. 


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Day 13: Arbaminch – Tia Stele (UNESCO World Heritage Site) - Addis Ababa-Departure (B-D)

In the morning, drive back to Addis Ababa en-route visiting the pre historic Tyia Steles.In the evening, there will be farewell dinner party transfer to Addis Ababa airport for the flight back home. End of tour!
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Important Information
Departure Point
Addis Ababa Airport after tour
Departure Time
After arrival in Addis Ababa
13 days
  • roundtrip as per program
  • all necessary transfers
  • 12 nights accommodation in good hotels (4-star in Addis Abeba) in double rooms
  • all meals as stated in the program
  • Englishand German speaking, qualified national tour guide
  • farewell-dinner (flight schedule permitting)
  • National Park fees
  • Local guide
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • visa fees
  • tips
  • meals not stated in the program
  • all expenses of personal nature (drinks, laundry, phone calls etc.
  • domestic flights
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Meet your tourguide outside of the terminal!
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
My family and I visited Ethiopia with Grand Holidays, and the experience far exceeded my expectations; it was one we'll all remember for a lifetime. Desale did an excellent job of communicating with us from Ethiopia and of organizing the trip, and our guide Bayu spoke great
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A wonderful trip. Our guide Baiyu was exceptional. His historical knowledge was superb. His knowledge of bird life was a surprise and we saw some wonderful examples of Ethiopia's landscape. Our drivers expertise allowed us to travel the road less travelled. He was extremely
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Responded 14 Jan. 2019
It was so wonderful to have you with us! I am glad you enjoyed your trip with us! We hope to see you in Ethiopia again. Warm regards, Desale.
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  • Grand Holidays Ethiopia Tours
  • Duration: 13 days
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  • Languages Offered: English, German
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