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If you're one of the millions of budding cooks around the world who would like to make your own Ethiopian food, then a cooking class is for you. Learn directly from the local cooks who will teach you about the flavors, ingredients and techniques in cooking Ethiopian food. You'll get to taste the food as you go. And finally, at the end of your class, you'll get an certificate to take home with you.

These tours through the national Kitchen provide you with the opportunity to explore some of the most delicious dish of Ethiopia while teaching you to make delicious foods.  Our cooking lessons give you the chance to experience your vacation to the fullest extent possible and introduce you to some of the finest dining imaginable which always include the meal you cook after the lesson.

Cooking tours offer an incomparable opportunity to experience vacationing and cooking to their fullest extent. At our Kitchen, tours are more than just your typical vacation.

Our chefs have prepared a cooking class of traditional Ethiopian dishes. They will demonstrate how to prepare , and then it's your turn-you prepare your own tasty Ethiopian food !!  Followed by traditional coffee ceremony!!

Program: Addis Ababa City Tour

Tour Duration: Half-day

Code: LTT 001

Transport: Land

Visit the National Museum that exhibits numerous antiquates, historical relics, archaeological and pale-ontological objects including the 3.2 million year old skeleton of Lucy; Mercato - biggest open market of its kind in Africa and the commanding panoramic view point Mount Entoto which offers the stupendous view of the city.

Program: Addis Ababa City Tour

Tour Duration: Full-day

Code: LTT 002

Transport: Land

In addition to the “LTT 001” the Ethnological Museum that provides very interesting overview of Ethiopian crafts, culture and art; Holy Trinity Cathedral known for its interior paintings and Handicrafts Center that offers the rich legacy of traditional handicrafts that serve as a perfect souvenir.

Program: Debre Zeit Crater Lake

Code: LTT003

Duration: Full-day

Transport: Land

50km from Addis Ababa the town known in the local Oromo language as “BISHOFTU” is a good place for bird watching, boat rides and enjoying refreshments by the lake side. This area is known as seven crater lakes in Debre Zeit.

Program: LAKE WENCHI

Code: LTT004

Duration: Full-day

Transport: Land

For swimmers and hikers, Ambo at 125 km west of Addis Ababa is an ideal place. The road takes you through Gefersa, one of Addis Ababa’s water supply reservoir and fertile farmland.

The main attractions of this area are, Wonchi Crater Lake, Guder River Falls.

Program: LANGANO, ABJATA AND SHALA LAKES

Code: LTT005

Duration: Two days and one night

Transport: Land

The lakes are 180km from Addis Ababa. It is an excellent place for bird watching. Over 300 bird species are found in the area. The perfect place for swimming and recreational activities. `.

Program: LAKE HAWASA AND WONDOGENET

Code: LTT 006

Duration: Two days and one night

Transport: Land

The city of Hawasa is on the shores of Lake Hawasa it is a resort that has boating, horseback riding, swimming and fishing. 25km from Hawasa you will find Wendo Genet, a good area for bird watching and bathing in the hot springs.

LTT07: AWASH NATIONAL PARK

Duration: Two days and one night

Transport: Land

The park gets its name from the AWASH River which has more than 400 bird species and 46 species of wild animala, including oryx, gazelles and kudus. The dramatic Awash River Falls is not to be missed.

Program: Tiya & Adadi Mariam

Code: LTT007

Duration: Full-day

Transport: Land

Situated at 60km south-west of Addis Ababa Melka-Kunture is a famous archaeological site where fossils of prehistory age as well as stone tools dating 1.5 million years have been discovered. Few km drives this point can be reached Adadi Mariam Cave Church believed to date back to the 13th century and gives a good indication of the Lalibela rock-hewnchurches of the 12th century.

Program: Debre-Libanos & Blue Nile Gorge

Code: LTT 008

Duration: Full-day

Transport: Land

If you think Grand Canyon is impressive, try paying a visit to its Africa cousin - Blue Nile Gorge. Situated 210km north of Addis Ababa and with about one mile width and depth, the Blue Nile Gorge is one of the most spectacular gorges in the world comparable in scale to the Arizona’s version. On the way after 100km drive is the renowned monastery of Debre Libanos, founded in the 13th century in a magnificent 700m-high canyon.

Program: Sodore

Code: 009

Duration: Full-day

Transport: Land

Situated at 126 km south of Addis Ababa, is a very popular resort area. To reach there the road passes through some interesting towns of Kaliti, Akaki, Debre Zeit, Mojo and Nazareth.

Swimming in the Olympic size pool filled with warm mineral water is very tempting. The huge riverside trees offer shade and shelter to entertaining monkeys and birds of varied species

Program: Ankober

Code: LTT010

Duration: Two days and one night

Transport: Land

Ankober had been the political center from the mid-18th century until Addis Ababa became the capital of the Ethiopian Empire. Located at 172km North East of Addis Ababa and 43km East of Debre Berhan, Ankober offers spectacular scenery overlooking the Great Rift Valley; a unique monastery with Judeo-Christian tradition; and ruins of Emperor Menelik’s Palace. An overnight stay can also be arranged at Ankober Lodge

Upon request the above tour program can be modified, differently rearranged, combined with other itineraries and can be shorten or extended to suit your interest, time, and budget. Please contact us for further details

Program: Historical Tour

Code: LTT011

Duration 7 days and 6 nights

Transport: Air

Day 01: sightseeing of Addis Ababa

Arrival at Bole International Airport. Warm reception by your guide and Transfer to hotel for check-in after short break, City tour of Addis Ababa. Overnight stay in Addis Ababa

Day 02: Addis Ababa-Bahir Dar

Fly to Bahir Dar In the morning you will visit the 3 ancient monastery on the islands lake Tana (by boat) after lunch break you will drive 35km from Bahr Dar and half hour trekking you will to see the fascinating gorge of blue Nile falls. Overnight stay in Bahr Dar

Day 03: sightseeing of the Gondar

you will drive 180 km from Bahr Dar to Gonder after a lunch break you will explore the royal enclosure which contains several stone-built castles of different emperors. The most impressive building is Fasilidas castle He was the emperor who established Gonder as a powerful cultural and religious center at 16th century. Overnight stay in Gonder

Day 04: Gondar-Axum

Fly Gondar to Axum. Full day visit historic sites it was once the capital of the Ethiopian kings and the oldest ancient civilization in the world and represented a connecting-point between Africa and Asia for almost a thousand year, Some of the archaeological sites can give you an idea of the former high standard of civilization, visit the famous Axum steles see the churches of St. Mary of Zion, which contain the crowns of Ethiopian kings and other treasures and the tomb of king Kaleb. Overnight stay in Axum

Day 05: Axum-Lalibela

Fly Axum to Lalibela, the most famous of all of the Ethiopian historical sites. After lunch, begin to explore the 11 rock-hewn churches of the remarkable king Lalibela, visiting the North western Cluster of churches - Bet Medhane Alem, Bet Maryam, Bet Meskel, Bet Danaghel, and Bet Mikael & Bet Golgotha. Overnight stay in Lalibela

Day 06: Lalibela

In the morning, visit the Southeastern Cluster of churches – Bet Gabriel-Rufael, Bet Merkorios, Bet Amanual, and Bet Abba Libanos. Finally, visit the most famous of all the churches – Bet Giyorgis, a huge monolith in the shape of a cross, and constructed in honour of St. George, the patron saint of Ethiopia. After lunch, take an afternoon trip to visit the church of Yimrehanne Kristos. The most popular of the churches outside of Lalibela, this church is built in the late-Axumite style, with layers of wood and granite, set in the entrance to a large cavern. Overnight in Lalibela

Day 07: Lalibela -Addis Ababa

Fly from Lalibela to Addis Ababa, Evening Have a farewell dinner at one of the best traditional restaurants of Addis where you can taste the variety of Ethiopian meals, and see the folkloric dances of the Ethiopians.

Then, be transferred to the airport for your departure. End of Tour

 

Program: Historical Tour II

Code: LTT012

Tour Duration: 10 days and 09 nights

Transport: air and surface

Day 01: Sightseeing of Addis Ababa

Arrival at Bole International Airport. Warm reception by your guide and Transfer to hotel for check-in after short break you will have City tour of Addis Ababa.

Day 02: Addis Ababa-Axum

Fly Addis to Axum and Full day visit historic sites it was once the capital of the Ethiopian kings, the oldest ancient civilization in the world and represented a connecting-point between Africa and Asia for almost a thousand year. Some of the archaeological sites can give you an idea of the former high standard of civilization. Visit the famous steles, see the churches of St. Mary of Zion which contain the crowns of Ethiopian kings and other treasures and the tomb of king Kaleb. Overnight stay in Axum

Day 03: Axum-Lalibela

Fly Axum to Lalibela, the most famous of all of the Ethiopian historical sites. After lunch, begin to explore the 11 rock-hewn churches of the remarkable king Lalibela, visiting the North western Cluster of churches - Bet Medhane Alem, Bet Maryam, Bet Meskel, Bet Danaghel, Bet Mikael and Bet Golgotha. Overnight stay in Lalibela

Day 04: Lalibela

In the morning, visit the Southeastern Cluster of churches – Bet Gabriel-Rufael, Bet Merkorios, Bet Amanual, and Bet Abba Libanos. Finally, visit the most famous of all the churches – Bet Giyorgis, a huge monolith in the shape of a cross, and constructed in honour of St. George, the patron saint of Ethiopia. After lunch, take an afternoon trip to visit the church of Yimrehanne Kristos. The most popular of the churches outside of Lalibela, this church is built in the late-Axumite style, with layers of wood and granite, set in the entrance to a large cavern. Overnight in Lalibela

Day 05: Lalibela-Gondar

Fly to Gondar and explore the royal enclosure which contains several stone-built castles of different emperors. The most impressive building is Fasilidas castle. He was the emperor who established Gonder as a powerful cultural and religious center at 16th century. Overnight stay in Gonder

Day 06: Excursion to Simien Mountains National Park

Early in the morning depart for the stunning Simyen Mountains National Park. The Semen national park is registered a UNESCO world heritage site the highest mountain in Ethiopia Ras Dashen is also found in the semen national park. The park is home of mountainous and wild animal species like the Walya Ibex and chelada baboon which are endemic in Ethiopia. This is an ideal place to do some trekking to the most beautiful place with panoramic views. After break drive to Gonder, Overnight stay in Gondar.

Day 07: Gondar to Bahir Dar-Lake Tana

After breakfast, drive to Bahirdar through the beautiful countryside scenery of Fogera and Gojam to arrive at Bahirdar around lunchtime. In the afternoon, you will have a boat cruise over Lake Tana to visit the ancient island monasteries of Lake Tana. Overnight stay in Bahir Dar

Day 08: Lake Tana monasteries and Blue Nile Fall

After breakfast drive 35 Km to visit the majestic Blue Nile Falls After having lunch and taking a little rest, drive to Bezawit Hill where you can see the summer residence of Emperor Hailesillasie. Overnight stay in Bahir Dar

Day 09: Bahir Dar-Blue Nile Gorge-Debre Libanos

Drive from Bahir Dar to Debre Libanos There will be stops at Goha, Tsion, and Dejen. In the afternoon you will pass through the Great Blue Nile Gorge The Blue Nile Gorge is a majestic and enormous river gorge and it is one of the most captivating gorges in Africa it has a magnificent alluring physical feature and natural beauty. After an hour driving you will reach Debre Libanos and stay here overnight.

Day 10: Debre Libanos-Addis Ababa

In the morning you can have a walk around the lodge and visit the Portuguese bridge and the small waterfall behind the lodge, ending up in the Jemma River Gorge, one of the biggest tributaries of the Blue Nile River. Depending on the season you will find more or less water in the fall. Then you will Easy drives back to Addis Ababa. Evening Have a farewell dinner at one of the best traditional restaurants of Addis where you can taste the variety of Ethiopian meals, and see the folkloric dances of the Ethiopians.

Then, be transferred to the airport for your departure. End Tour

 

Program: Historical Tour

Code: LTT13

Duration: 13 days and 12 nights

Transport: surface

Day 01: sightseeing of Addis Ababa. Arrival at Bole International Airport Warm reception by your guide and Transfer to hotel for check-in. City tour of Addis Ababa.

Day 02 Drive from Addis Ababa to Bahr Dar 570 km from capital on the way you will visit. The Portuguese bridge, the monastery of Debre libanos and the Blue Nile gorge….Overnight stay in Bahr Dar on the shores of Lake Tana where the longest river in the world. The Blue Nile starts its journey crossing through the Sudan, Egypt and finally joins the Mediterranean.

Day 03 In the morning you will visit the 3 ancient monastery on the islands Lake Tana (by boat) after lunch break you will drive 35km from Bahr Dar and half hour trekking you will to see the fascinating gorge of Blue Nile falls. Overnight stay in Bahr Dar

Day 04 You will drive180 km from Bahr Dar to Gonder after a lunch break you will explore the royal enclosure which contains several stone-built castles of different emperors. The most impressive building is Fasilidas castle. He was the emperor who established Gonder as a powerful cultural and religious center at 16th century. Overnight stay in Gonder

Day05 In the morning you will drive from Gonder to Simyen Mountain the Simyen national park is register as a UNESCO world heritage site the highest mountain in Ethiopia Ras Dashen is also found in the semen national park. The park is home of mountainous and wild animal species like the Walya Ibex and chelada baboon which are endemic in Ethiopia this is an ideal place to do some trekking to the most beautiful place with panoramic views. Overnight stay in semen lodge

Day 06 In the morning you will have short trekking in the national park after break Drive from to Axum the road passes through mountainous regions of wilds beauty running alongside the simian massif. Overnight stay in in Axum

Day 07Full day visit historic sites it was once the capital of the Ethiopian kings and the oldest ancient civilization in the world and represented a connecting-point between Africa and Asia for almost a thousand year. Some of the archaeological sites can give you an idea of the former high standard of civilization. Visit the famous steles, see the churches of St. Mary of Zion which contain the crowns of Ethiopian kings and other treasures and the tomb of king Kaleb. Overnight stay in Axum

Day 08 Drive from Axum to Mekele through the state of Tigray to explore same of the less visited rock hewn churches of Ethiopia same of the most popular churchus are Abuna Yemata Guh those in the Gheralta cluster. Continue to Mekele for overnight stay at Geralta lodge

Day 09 Drive from Mekele to Lalibela passing through the dramatic landscape of the Ethiopian highland overnight stay in Lalibela

Day 10 In the morningexcursion to visit the first group of the magnificent rock-hewn churches of Lalibela which are carved out of living volcanic tuff with super architectural skill that the world has never seen, yet elsewhere. UNESCO registers these churches as world heritage. Among churches of this group Bete Medahine Alem (house of the redeemer) is the largest with 5 aisles, 72 pillars, vaulted dome and molding decoration. Bete Mariam (house of St. Marry) is the most decorated among the rock hewn churches .overnight stay Lalibela

Day 11 In the morning excursion to Yemerhane Kirstos cave church outside of Lalibela through beautiful mountainous land scape of last region. Back to the hotel for lunch and after noon visit the second group of the rock-hewn churches; Bete Emanuel (house of Emanuel) is architecturally the finest. Bete Giorgis (the house of George) is the finest of all the churches in Lalibela for which reason art historians conclude that this church is carved at the end of the cluster,. Overnight stay Lalibela

Day 12 Drive from Lalibela to kombolcha via woldia stopping for a visit in the town of Hayke to visit the lake and the local monastery overnight stay at kombolch

Day 13 Return driving to Addis Ababa via Debere Berihan on the way you will pass the mezezo escapement with a good chance to see the endemic Gelada baboon also if this day is a Monday there will be short tour in the morning to stop in Bati for one of largest market in the country, including the interesting camel market. Evening Have a farewell dinner at one of the best traditional restaurants of Addis where you can taste the variety of Ethiopian meals, and see the folkloric dances of the Ethiopians.

Then, be transferred to the airport for your departure. End of Tour.

 

Program : Historical tour and Harar

Code: LTT 014

Duration: 13 days and 12 nights

Transport: surface and air

Day 01: sightseeing of Addis Ababa. Arrival at Bole International Airport. Warm reception by your guide and Transfer to hotel for check-in. after break you will have City tour of Addis Ababa.

Day 02: Drive from Addis Ababa to Bahr Dar 570 km from capital on the way you will visit. The Portuguese bridge And the Blue Nile gorge, Overnight stay in Bahr Dar on the shores of Lake Tana where the longest river in the world. The Blue Nile starts its journey crossing through the Sudan, Egypt and finally joins the Mediterranean Sea.

Day 03: In the morning you will visit the 3 ancient monasteries on the islands lake Tana (by boat) after lunch break you will drive 35km from Bahr Dar and half hour trekking you will to see the fascinating gorge of blue Nile falls. Overnight stay in Bahr Dar

Day 04 You will drive 180 km from Bahr Dar to Gonder after a lunch break you will explore the royal enclosure which contains several stone-built castles of different emperors. The most impressive building is Fasilidas castle He was the emperor who established Gonder as a powerful cultural and religious centre at 16th century. Overnight stay in Gonder

Day 05 In the morning you will drive from Gonder to Simyen Mountain the Simyen national park is registered as a UNESCO world heritage site. The highest mountain in Ethiopia Ras Dashen is also found in the semen national park. The park is home of mountainous and wild animal species like the Walya Ibex and chelada baboon which are endemic in Ethiopia. This is an ideal place to do some trekking to the most beautiful place with panoramic views Overnight stay   in simyen lodge

Day 06. After short trekking in the national park you will Drive to Axum the road passes through mountainous regions of wilds beauty running alongside the simian massif. Overnight stay in Axum

Day 07 Full day visit historic sites it was once the capital of the Ethiopian kings and the oldest ancient civilization in the world and represented a connecting-point between Africa and Asia for almost a thousand year. Some of the archaeological sites can give you an idea of the former high standard of civilization. Visit the famous steale, see the churches of St. Mary of Zion, which contain the crowns of Ethiopian kings and other treasures and the tomb of king Kaleb. Overnight stay in Axum

Day 08 Drive from Axum to Mekele through the state of Tigray to explore same of the less visited rock hewn churches of Ethiopia same of the most popular churchus are Abuna Yemata Guh those in the Gheralta cluster. Continue to Mekele for overnight stay

Day 09 Drive from Mekele to Lalibela passing through the dramatic landscape of the Ethiopian highland overnight stay in Lalibela

Day 10 Full day visit the magnificent 11 rock-hewn churches of Lalibela which are carved out of living volcanic tuff with super architectural skill that the world has never seen yet elsewhere. UNESCO registers these churches as world heritage. Overnight stay in Lalibela

Day 11: Lalibela-Addis Ababa-Dire Dawa. Fly Lalibela to Addis Ababa. After lunch fly Addis to Dire Dawa. Upon arrival drive to Harar and at night visit the Hyena Men who feed the hyenas every night just outside the walls of the city. You can even give a try at feeding the hyenas – with your mouth! Overnight in Harar.

Day 12: Harar. Today is a full day dedicated to explore the walled city of Harar. With its colourful markets, countless mosques and shrines, and unique Harari people and houses, you’ll have a full day wandering around the city of Harar. Overnight in Harar.

Day 13: Harar-Addis Ababa-Departure .In the morning, visit the last places of interest in Harar including the Arthur Rimbaud Cultural Center, named after the famous poet and traveller who resided in Harar for a portion of his life.

Transfer to Dire Dawa airport and fly back to Addis Ababa. Evening Have a farewell dinner at one of the best traditional restaurants of Addis where you can taste the variety of Ethiopian meals, and see the folkloric dances of the Ethiopians.

Then, be transferred to the airport for your departure. End of Tour.

Program: Cultural tour to Omo Vally tribes

Code: LTT 015

Transport: surface

Duration: 8 days and 7 nights

Day 01: Arrival at Bole International Airport. Reception by your guide and Transfer to hotel for check-in after break City tour of Addis Ababa. Overnight stay in Addis Ababa

Day 02Drive from Addis Ababa to Arbaminch on the way visit Dorze village the Dorze people live in the Guge Mountains near Arba Minch in a cold and misty climate. They are very famous for their skills in cotton-weaving. Many of the traditional clothes of the Ethiopians came from Chencha the biggest town in the area. Overnight stay in Arbaminich

Day 03: In the morning take a boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit the crocodile market and hippo pods continue driving to Jinka via Weyto (market day Sunday) and Key Afar (market day Thursday). Overnight in Jinka.

Day 04: Drive from jinka to mursi proceeds to the Mursi people and village for beauty where the mursi women use clay plates into their lips after visit drive back to jinka and visit the south omo museum. Overnight stay jinka

Day 05: Drive Jinka to Turmi home of the Hamer people On the way stop in Dimeka if the day you arrive Monday or Saturday admire the very colorful markets of the Hamer and Dassanech tribs are famous for their hairstyles, ornaments, scarification, culture and more… At night see the traditional night dancing of the Hamer people known as Evangadi. Overnight stay Turmi

Day 06: Today will be a day trip to visit the people of the Karo tribe. Depart from Turmi on the shores of the Omo River. The Karo people are the smallest in number of all of the tribes of the Omo Valley and they are known for their elaborate decorations particularly during local ceremonies. Overnight in Turmi.

Day 07:Drive back to Arbaminch on the way visit konso people the konso people are famous for their terraced agriculture and for their practice of sculpting wooden totem called ”WAKA” to the mark their gravies. The konso have a special kind of social organization, interesting handicrafts and a special architecture which can be seen and experienced best by trekking through the region. Overnight stay Arbaminch

Day 08: Drive from Arbaminch to Addis Ababa on the way you will visit the UNSCO world heritage site Tiya. After visit drive to back Addis Ababa. Evening Have a farewell dinner at one of the best traditional restaurants of Addis where you can taste the variety of Ethiopian meals, and see the folkloric dances of the Ethiopians.

Then, be transferred to the airport for your departure. End Tour

Program: Cultural tour to Omo Valley Trib

Code: LTT 016

Transport: surface

Duration: 10 days and 9 nights

Day 01: Arrival at Bole International Airport. Reception by your guide and Transfer to hotel for check-in. after short break you will have City tour of Addis Ababa overnight in Addis Ababa.

Day 02: Depart south from Addis via the Great Rift Valley, stopping on the way at Lake Ziway to visit the beautiful birdlife on the shores of the lake. Continue driving to Hawassa for overnight stay

Day 03: In the morning visit the fish Market on the Lake Hawassa continue drive to Arbaminch via Dorze village the Dorze people live in the Guge mountains near Arba minch,in a cold and misty climate they are very famous for their skills in cotton-weaving. Many of the traditional clothes of the Ethiopians came from chencha the biggest town in the area. Overnight stay Arbaminich

Day 04: in the morning take a boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit the crocodile market and hippo pods also you will visit Nech sar national park to visit zebras and other wilds animal after the boat trip, continue driving to Jinka via Weyto (market day Sunday) and Key Afar (market day Thursday) Overnight in Jinka

Day 05 Drive from jinka to mursi proceeds to the Mursi people and village for beauty where the mursi women use clay plates into their lips. After visit drive back to jinka and visit the south omo museum. Overnight stay jinka

Day 06: Drive Jinka to Turmi Drive Jinka to Turmi home of the Hamer people via Dimeka if the day you arrive Monday or Saturday admire the very colorful markets of the Hamer and Dassanech tribs are famous for their hairstyles, ornaments, scarification, culture and more… At night, see the traditional night dancing of the Hamer people known as Evangadi. Overnight stay Turmi

Day 07: morning drive to Omorate and cross the Omo River by local boat to visit the Dasennech tribe Afterwards, return to Turmi and, if there is Jumping of the Bulls traditional Hamer wedding ceremony it will be visited Monday is market day in Turmi. Overnight in Turmi.

Day 08: Today will be a day trip to visit the people of the Karo tribe .The Karo people are the smallest in number of all of the tribes of the Omo Valley and they are known for their elaborate decorations particularly during local ceremonies. Overnight in Turmi

Day 09: Drive back to Arbaminch on the way visit konso people the konso people are famous for their terraced agriculture and for their practice of sculpting wooden totem called ”WAKA” to the mark their gravies. The konso have a special kind of social organization, interesting handicrafts and a special architecture, which can be seen and experienced best by trekking through the region. Overnight stay Arbaminch

Day 10: Drive from Arbaminch to Addis Ababa on the way you will visit the UNSCO world heritage site Tiya. After visit drive to back Addis Ababa. Have a farewell dinner at one of the best traditional restaurants of Addis where you can taste the variety of Ethiopian meals, and see the folkloric dances of the Ethiopians.

Then, be transferred to the airport for your departure. End Tour

Program : Cultural Tour to South-OMO Valley Tribes

Code :LTT 017

Transport: surface

Duration :12 days and 11 nights

Day 01: Arrival at Bole International Airport. Reception by your guide and Transfer to hotel for check-in. after short break you will have City tour of Addis Ababa overnight in Addis Ababa.                             

Day 02: Depart south from Addis via the Great Rift Valley, stopping on the way at Lake Ziway to visit the beautiful birdlife on the shores of the lake. Continue driving to Hawassa for overnight stay  

Day 03: In the morning visit the fish market on Lake Hawassa, and then continue to Arba Minch via Dorze village the Dorze people live in the Guge mountains near Arba minch in a cold and misty climate. They are very famous for their skills in cotton-weaving. Many of the traditional clothes of the Ethiopians came from chencha the biggest town in the area. Overnight stay Arbaminich.

Day 04: in the morning take a boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit the crocodile market and hippo pods also you will visit Nech sar national park to visit zebras and other wilds animal after the boat trip, continue driving to Jinka via Weyto (market day Sunday) and Key Afar (market day Thursday). Overnight in Jinka

Day 05 Drive from jinka to mursi proceeds to the Mursi people and village for beauty where the mursi women use clay plates into their lips. Afterward drive back to jinka and visit the south omo museum. overnight stay jinka

Day 06: Drive Jinka to Turmi Drive Jinka to Turmi home of the Hamer people. On the way stop in Dimeka if the day you arrive Monday or Saturday admire the very colorful markets of the Hamer and Dassanech tribs are famous for their hairstyles, ornaments, scarification, culture and more… At night see the traditional night dancing of the Hamer people, known as Evangadi. Overnight stay Turmi

Day 07: In the morning drive to Omorate and cross the Omo River by local boat to visit the Dasennech tribe Afterwards return to Turmi and if there is Jumping of the Bulls traditional Hamer wedding ceremony, it will be visited Monday is market day in Turmi. Overnight stay in Turmi

Day 08 Today will be a day trip to visit the people of the Karo tribe. Depart from Turmi on the shores of the Omo River The Karo people are the smallest in number of all of the tribes of the Omo Valley and they are known for their elaborate decorations particularly during local ceremonies. Overnight in Turmi

Day 09: Depart from Turmi to Konso via Erbore in the Weyto valley Friday is market day in Erbore so if passing on this day the market will be visited. Market days in Konso are Mondays and Thursdays. the konso people are famous for their terraced agriculture and for their practice of sculpting wooden totem called ”WAKA” to the mark their gravies. The konso have a special kind of social organization interesting handicrafts and a special architecture which can be seen and experienced best by trekking through the region. Overnight in Konso.

Day 10: In the morning, visit a local Konso village and the “natural New York village” which gets its name from the tall sand formations that resemble skyscrapers. After the visit proceed driving to Yabello for overnight.

Day 11: After breakfast continue south from Yabello to the local Borena village of Dublock to visit the singing wells where the locals form chanting chains of people to remove buckets of water from the long channeled openings of the wells. Afterwards continue to El Sod, a crater lake where salt is mined from the lake for sale and use throughout Ethiopia. After the visit proceed driving to Lake Langano for overnigh   at Savana lodge.

Day 12: In the morning after a refreshing swim in the lake depart from Langano to visit the nearby Abiatta-Shala National Park. Lake Shala is a very deep crater lake (over 260 meters deep!) and Lake Abiatta is a soda lake which attracts thousands of flamingos. After the visit, continue back to Addis. Evening Have a farewell dinner at one of the best traditional restaurants of Addis where you can taste the variety of Ethiopian meals, and see the folkloric dances of the Ethiopians.

Then, be transferred to the airport for your departure .End of Tour.

Program : Historical and Omo valley cultural tour

Code: LTT018

Transport: Air and surface

Duration: 15 days and 14 nights

Day 01: Arrival at Bole International Airport. Warm reception by your guide and Transfer to hotel for check-in after short break City tour of Addis Ababa Overnight in Addis Ababa.

Day 02: Fly from Addis Ababa to Bahir Dar and you will visit the 3 ancient monastery on the islands lake Tana (by boat) after lunch break you will drive 35km from Bahr Dar and half hour trekking you will to see the fascinating gorge of blue Nile falls. Overnight stay in Bahr Dar

Day 03: in the morning You will drive180 km from Bahr Dar to Gonder after a lunch break you will explore the royal enclosure which contains several stone-built castles of different emperors. The most impressive building is Fasilidas castle. He was the emperor who established Gonder as a powerful cultural and religious center at 16th century. Overnight stay in Gonder

Day 04: In the morning you will drive from Gonder to Semen Mountain. The Semen national park is register as UNESCO world heritage site. The highest mountain in Ethiopia Ras Dashen is also found in the semen national park. The park is home of mountainous and wild animal species like the Walya Ibex and Chelada baboon which are endemic in Ethiopia. This is an ideal place to do some trekking to the most beautiful place with panoramic views. After a short trekking you will drive back to Gonder for Overnight stay

Day 05: Fly from Gonder to Axum and Full day visit historic sites it was once the capital of the Ethiopian kings and the oldest ancient civilization in the world and represented a connecting-point between Africa and Asia for almost a thousand year. Some of the archaeological sites can give you an idea of the former high standard of civilization visit the famous steles ,see the churches of St. Mary of Zion which contain the crowns of Ethiopian kings and other treasures and the tomb of king Kaleb . Overnight stay in Axum

Day 06: After breakfast drive to visit the ruins of Yeha dating from the 8th to 5th centuries BC, and thought to be the capital of Ethiopian civilization before Axum. Afterwards, visit the Debre Damo monastery, where the men climb up a 15-m rope to enter the uphill situated monastery. Return to Axum for overnight.

Day 07: Fly from Axum to Lalibela after short break start visit the first group of the magnificent rock-hewn churches of Lalibela which are carved out of living volcanic tuff with super architectural skill that the world has never seen, yet elsewhere. UNESCO registers these churches as world heritage. Among churches of this group Bete Medahine Alem (house of the redeemer) is the largest with 5 aisles, 72 pillars, vaulted dome and molding decoration. Bete Mariam (house of St. Marry) is the most decorated among the rock hewn churches. Overnight stay in Lalibela

Day 08: In the morning excursion to Yemerhane Kirstos cave church outside of Lalibela through beautiful mountainous land scape of last region. Back to the hotel for lunch and after noon visit the second group of the rock-hewn churches; Bete Emanuel (house of Emanuel) is architecturally the finest. Bete Giorgis (the house of George) is the finest of all the churches in Lalibela for which reason art historians conclude that this church is carved at the end of the cluster. Overnight stay in Lalibela

Day 09: Fly from Lalibela to Addis Ababa on arrival Depart south from Addis via the Great Rift Valley, stopping on the way at Lake Ziway to visit the beautiful birdlife on the shores of the lake. Continue driving to Hawassa for overnight stay 
 

Day 10: In the morning visit the fish market on Lake Hawassa, and then drive continue to Arba Minch via Dorze village the Dorze people live in the Guge mountains near Arba minch in a cold and misty climate. They are very famous for their skills in cotton-weaving. Many of the traditional clothes of the Ethiopians came from chencha the biggest town in the area. Overnight stay Arbaminich .

Day 11: in the morning take a boat trip on Lake Chamo to visit the crocodile market and hippo pods also you will visit Nech sar national park to visit zebras and other wilds animal after the boat trip, continue driving to Jinka via Weyto (market day Sunday) and Key Afar (market day Thursday). Overnight stay in Jinka

Day 12: Drive from jinka to Mursi proceeds to the Mursi people and village. For beauty where the Mursi women use clay plates into their lips. Drive from Mursi to turmi and if the day you arrive Monday or Saturday admire the very colorful markets of the Hamer and Dassanech tribes are famous for their hairstyles, ornaments, scarification, culture and more… Overnight stay Turmi

Day 13: Today will be a day trip to visit the people of the Karo tribe depart from Turmi on the shores of the Omo River. The Karo people are the smallest in number of all of the tribes of the Omo Valley and they are known for their elaborate decorations particularly during local ceremonies. Overnight stay in Turmi

Day 14: Drive back to Arbaminch on the way visit konso people. The konso people are famous for their terraced agriculture and for their practice of sculpting wooden totem called”WAKA” to the mark their gravies. The konso have a special kind of social organization, interesting handicrafts and a special architecture which can be seen and experienced best by trekking through the region. Overnight stay in Arba minch

Day 15: Drive from Arbaminch to Addis Ababa on the way you will visit the UNSCO world heritage site Tiya. After visit drive back to Addis Ababa. Evening Have a farewell dinner at one of the best traditional restaurants of Addis where you can taste the variety of Ethiopian meals, and see the folkloric dances of the Ethiopians.

Then, be transferred to the airport for your departure. End Tour.

 

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