THE SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA TOURS 
EMP - 202: NATURE & CULTURAL ROUTE BY SURFACE 
TOUR CODE – EMP/202 
DURATION - ELEVEN DAYS, 10 NIGHTS (Six Days Camping) 
DEPARTURE – MORNING 
OUTLINE ITINERARY 

Day 1: ADDIS – HOSSAHNA

Drive from Addis to Hossana visit Melka Qunture Archaeological site, Adadi Marim

Rock hewn church, Tiya stelae and rural villages, overnight Hossana camping.

Day 2: HOSSAHNA – ARBAMINCH

Leave hosanna via Sodo to Arbaminch through the landscape of south Ethiopia

on the way visit Chench and the Dorze village, Overnight Arbaminch in a hotel.

Day 3: ARBAMINCH

After breakfast, visit Netch Sar National Park to watch abundant wild life species

and crocodile farm and the forty spring water, overnight Arbaminch in a hotel.

Day 4: ARBAMINCH – TURMI

Drive to Turmi via Erbore, on the way visit Lake Stephanie (chew Baher) and the ethnic of Hammer and their lifestyle, overnight Turmi camping.

Day 5: TURMI – OMORATE – TURMI

Drive to Omorate and cross the Omo river by Local boat visit the Geleb (Dasenech) people and their way of living, overnight Turmi camping.

Day 6: TURMI – MURULLE

Drive to Murulle and visit the ethnic groups of Bume, Karo and Kangatom, overnight camping at Murulle.

Day 7: MURULLE – MAGO

Proceed to Mago National Park for game viewing, overnight Mago camping.

Day 8: MAGO – JINKA

Morning drive to Mursi village on the highlands of Omo river visit the Mursi ethnic group and game viewing, in the afternoon drive back Jinka overnight Jinka in a hotel.

Day 9: JINKA – KONSO

Drive via Keyafer to konso visit the Ari, Bena and Tsemay tribes, in the afternoon visit the Konso people and their lifestyle, overnight konso camping.

Day 10: KONSO – AWASSA

Early in the morning drive via Arbaminch to Awassa, Overnight Awassa in a hotel.

Day 11: BACK TO ADDIS

Drive back to Addis Ababa and on the way visit Abayata and Shala Lakes National Park , Langano and Zeway lakes.

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