Embark on a boat trip on Lake Chamo, uncover rural culture and traditions, meet different ethnic groups, view the incredible birdlife of Lake Ziway, camp with the Mursi people
This 12-day adventure through a less-visited part of Ethiopia offers travellers willing to go without some western conveniences an opportunity to truly interact with various ethnic communities. Explore the enigmatic beehive houses of the Dorze and stop in numerous villages for truly immersive cultural encounters with the Ari, Karo, Mursi, Hamer and Dassanech people. Visit two national parks and explore Lake Chamo by boat in search of crocodiles, hippos and bird life. With your expert CEO doing the planning, you're free to soak in the diversity of this remote land and its incredible people.
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Take a boat safari on Lake Chamo. Enjoy a Dorze market and village visit. Spend the night in traditional Dorze lodging.
Visit Konso Museum and learn about local conservation efforts at Gersale village nursery, where you can plant a seedling tree. Visit the Anthropological Museum in Jinka before continuing onto an Ari and Mago National Park.
Visit Key Afar market and villages of the Karo and Hamer peoples. Stop at the Dimeka Saturday market.
Visit Omorate, home of the Dassanech tribe, and its local market. Then, cross the Omo River by a canoe.
Visit the Borena region's archaeological site, Yabelo Camel market, Borena village and Tutu Fella's stelae and go on a walk through the Sidamo community. Optional visit to Yabelo National Park.
Visit Lake Ziway and go bird-watching, then see how the Ziway communities are using energy-saving stoves. Depart on arrival to Addis Ababa in late afternoon.
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