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Highlights of Ethiopia: History, Culture & Nature

Highlights of Ethiopia: History, Culture & Nature
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Price:$ 3,650
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P.O. Box: 59314
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Description

The Omo Valley in Southern Ethiopia is a little visited area of Ethiopia containing some of the most colorful tribes and ethnic groups. The fascinating costumes, colorful ceremonies and celebrations, arts, crafts, music and dance of the Benna, the Hamer, the Mursi and Arbore people are very special. In the Omo Valley many of the tribal groups have changed little over hundreds of years and they offer the visitor extraordinary insight into a variety of traditional cultures. On this trip, you get truly off the beaten track, exploring little visited villages and vibrant tribal markets of the southern Ethiopia. The trip also includes a visit to the historically important towns of Lalibela, Axum, Gondar, and Bahir Dar. You will also explore the dramatic nature of the two parks in Ethiopia: Simien Mountains and Bale Mountains National Parks.

Tour Highlights

  • Visit the amazing rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the two Famous parks in Ethiopia of Simien Mountains and Bale Mountains National Parks
  • Boat trip on Lake Tana to visit the ancient island monasteries Ura Kidane Mihret and Azwa Maryam
  • Explore the dramatic nature of the Blue Nile & Tiss Isat Falls
  • Visit the Castles of Gondar, which are known as Africa’s Camelot
  • Visit the splendid vestiges of the fabled Queen Sheba in Axum
  • Explore the Colorful tribes of the south who still adhere to ancient animistic rituals
  • Traditional Ethiopian farewell dinner with “coffee ceremony”

Specific details

Code

AAT - 1116
Duration/Days
18
Rating
Easy
International Flight
not included
Destinations

Omo Valley Tribes, Historic Route, Bale Mountains
Price Information

2 Participants: $3,650 p.p.
3 Participants: $3,270 p.p.
4 Participants: $ p.p.
Ask for lower rates for more participants

Location

Historic Places

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