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Ethiopia Cultural adventure Tour to Southern Omo Valley and Surma

Ethiopia Cultural adventure Tour to Southern Omo Valley and Surma
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Price:$ 3,500
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P.O. Box: 59314
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Description

This cultural and historical tour focuses on the historically important regions of Axum, Gondar , Simien Mountains ,Bahir Dar and Harer. After visiting the ancient city of Axum and its archaeological sites, you precede the magnificent mountain scenery of the Simien Mountains. Then continue to Gondar to visit the castle of Faselades, which is known as the Camelot of Africa. Drive to Bahir Dar and explore Blue Nile falls, On Lake Tana old monasteries on the islands will be visited. Then after drive to Lalibela see the famous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, often referred to as the 'Eighth wonder of the World'. Finally the trip ends by visiting city of Harar, UNISCO World Heritage site.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the fascinating and strange cultures of the indigenous tribes of Ethiopia in a modern, air-conditioned 4WD.
  • Visit the Gurage, the Oromo, the Menit, the Konso, the Woito, the Hamer, the Karo, the Gelab, the Arbore, the Tsemay and the Oromo Borena in their villages
  • Explore the rich culture of the Surma tribe, well known for their stick fighting
  • Get to know the Mursi, where the women insert clay discs in their lower lips as a sign of beauty
  • Get to know the traditional lifestyles, colorful dresses and strange rituals as well as amazing hairstyles, body-painting or scaring
  • Enjoy indigenous forest and savannah as well as tea, coffee and spice plantations
  • Shop the stalls of Merkato, the largest open-air market in Africa
  • Traditional Ethiopian farewell dinner with “coffee ceremony” and traditional dances of different ethnic groups

Specific details

Code

AAT - 1122
Duration/Days
16
Rating
Easy
International Flight
not included
Destinations

South Omo Valley, Western Ethiopia
Price Information

2 Participants: $3,500 p.p.
3 Participants: $2,950 p.p.
4 Participants: $ p.p.
Ask for lower rates for more participants

Location

South Ethiopia, Geographic Region

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