• Ethiopia - Regular Departures To Omo Valley Cultural Route

    Cultural Tour Highlights

    Visiting the peoples of the South Omo (cultural route) is an enriching and educational experience. Up to two dozen tribes inhabit the area and we visit villages and local markets in the hope of meeting many of them. The most famous are the Mursi, renowned for their clay lip plates, but there are many other vivid encounters. Whilst the emphasis of the trip is on the people, we also visit the Rift Valley Lakes with their beautiful scenery and fertile surroundings, and we are likely to see a wide range of mammals in Nechisar national Park.

    Departure Dates for Cultural Tour in 2010

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    AET 046 Ethiopia – Regular Departure Cultural Tour

    Transportation: On surface with 4X4.    Duration: 9 days

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    Some Important Facts About This Tour

    Group Size

    ♦ Minimum number for guaranteed departure is 2 persons

    ♦ Maximum: 8 persons

    Tour Length:

    ♦ 9 days

    Accommodation:

    ♦ In Addis Ababa: 4 star

    ♦ Out of Addis Ababa: Basic hotels and protected camping ground

    ♦ Basic: clean room, cold and hot shower and private toilette

    Activity level: simple

    ♦ convenient for mixed age group

    ♦ All sites are approachable by car followed with very short walk

    ♦ The longest walk to reach the site after the car/boat parked takes 15 minutes with average walk.

    Transportation:

    ♦ with well kept 4X4 Land Cruiser

    ♦ 2 – 4 with 1 Land Cruiser

    ♦ 5 – 8 persons with 2 Land Cruisers

    Insurance:

    ♦ your own arrangement before arrival here

    Late departure:

    ♦ Please let us know before you depart your home town so that we can reach you with different advice.

    Language:

    ♦ The tour is directed with English speaking Guide.

    Vaccination:

    ♦ The region is a Malaria reported area. Please see the Ethiopia Travel Fact part at the bottom of this page.

    Money exchange:

    ♦ Out of Addis banks are rarely available through out the route.

    How to book this tour:

    ♦ Please click the Itinerary button above and at the bottom of the detail itinerary click again Book AET 046 button, complete the form and hit submit.

    How to send your query:

    ♦ Please follow this link to send your Query or Question Send Your Question Here

    Payment process:

    ♦ Paying 25% of the total amount is compulsory up on your confirmation through a wire transfer

    ♦ The remaining 75% before the commencement of the tour

    ♦ For more information on payment please see Terms & Conditions at the bottom of this page

     



  • Price Information

    Price Range:

    ♦ Minimum (8 PAX): in US dollars. On request

    ♦ Maximum (2 PAX) in US dollars. On request

    ♦ Our price is not only set as minimum and maximum but it is a range of prices that gets smaller and smaller until the pax reaches its maximum.

    ♦ Please click Price to request for price list.

    Price includes:

    ♦ Meet and greet at airport;

    ♦ All accommodation based on twin room occupancy;

    ♦ Meals in Addis, on bed & breakfast basis;

    ♦ Meals out of Addis, on full board basis with 1 soft drink or bottled water per head per meal;

    ♦ 1 L bottled water everyday only while in the Omo valley;

    ♦ All entrance fees at sites, churches, parks and villages;

    ♦ All transfers and visits according to the itinerary;

    ♦ All Ground transportation including transfers, fuel and all costs of the driver;

    ♦ Boat trip on Lake Chamo and Omo River;

    ♦ Professional English speaking Tour Guide accompanying through out the trip;

    ♦ Local Guide and scout fees in parks and villages;

    ♦ Camping gears; tents, mattresses, sleeping bags and cooking utensils for camping;

    ♦ Local Cook who prepare meals while camping;

    ♦ Farewell dinner in Addis to enjoy traditional Ethiopian food (with soft drinks or bottled water) & Music;

    ♦ A traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony at a convenient time in the program; and

    ♦ Government taxes.

    Price doesn’t include:

    ♦ International flights

    ♦ Lunch and Dinner in Addis Ababa

    ♦ Alcoholic drinks

    ♦ Video filming and photography fees

    ♦ Any occasional events like bull jumping and so on

    ♦ Incidental meals, snacks and drinks

    ♦ Tips and items of personal nature like laundry, souvenirs, etc, and

    ♦ All what is not included in the list above.

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  • Private Excursions and Extension Tours

    If you either arrive earlier or depart later than the group you are joining, day Tours and a selection of Special Interest Tours or other tours of the various regions are also available as Private Excursions. Send us your request HERE