12 days tour by land to Jimma, Surma people, Omo national park, Konso and other omo valley places.
Duration: 12 days
Day 01: Drive to Jimma via Welkite & Weliso, about 350kms
Day 02: Drive to the highland town of Mizan Tefari, about 220kms
This is a drive through the Kaffa region, generally regarded to be the region from where the Arabica strain of coffee originated, and it is also where this plant was first cultivated.
Day 03: Drive to Kibish. Set to the Simi desert southern lowlands roughly 180km south of Mizian Tefari, the unassuming village of Kibish. It is the conventional springboard for excursion to the western half of south Omo.
Day 04: Drive to Kormu en route stop at Magologin visit the Surma people.
The various Surma sup groups all participate in a rigid but egalitarian political system based around age sets. On this day you have a chance to looking the differentia social activities of Surma tripe like tattooing, sucking blood from animals, body painting. Spend the night there.
Day 05: Drive to Adikas via Tum
Day 06: Drive from Adikas to Mui, the head quarter Omo National Park
Day 07: Omo National Park
Day 08: Drive to Kangatan – Cross Omo River – Murulle visit the Karo people and drive to Turmi
Day 09: Excursion to Omorate, 2 hours drive and visit the Dhasanech villages. In the afternoon visit the Afar village.
Day 10: Drive from Turmi to Konso via Arbore
Day 11: Drive to Arba minch, en route enjoy the boat trip over Lake Chamo
Day 12: Fly / drive back to Addis