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TST 5001
Around Ethiopia in 70 days
Driving straight from Addis,...
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Around Ethiopia in 70 days

Title: Around Ethiopia in 70 days

Tour Code :TST 5001

Duration  70 nights and 71 days

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Omo Valley is one of the few remaining places in the world where genuine tribal life is exhibited. Take a look at the following suggested tour itineraries; please note you can always ask for a program that exactly fits into your time and interest.

Driving straight from Addis, we begin our long trip in the eastern part of Ethiopia from the old walled town of Harar (15th century). This is the town, which is regarded by Muslims to be the 4th holiest place next to Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem. The old wall, the curious Hyena man performance, Arthur Rimbaud’s House, Harari or Adere people, their colorful baskets and jewels, and the beautiful Argoba people are among the most important things to be visited in and near Harar. Coming back from Harar is Awash National Park and Awash falls. Then, we head into the Afar region and camel trek in the moonlight in this nomadic land to see the magnificent living volcanic eruption at Ertale. This is really extraordinary place. And for the visitor it is once in a lifetime experience.

After this we drive to the North of Ethiopia to visit a wide range of cultural and natural attractions. This includes the rock hewn churches of king Lalibela (12th century), Dallol core rock formation, (N.B. Dallol is one of the lowest points on the earth’s surface which dips into over 112 m.b.s.l) the old Tigray rock churches, the famous granite monolithic stele, the ruined palaces, subterranean tombs, stone inscriptions and other archaeological sites of Axum (from around 1st c AD) the fascinating Simien Mountains National Park, with its endemic fauna and flora superlative natural beauty, (World heritage site) the famous castles of Gonder (17th century), the medieval Island monasteries of Lake Tana with their beautiful murals, paintings, parchment books, crosses and other ecclesiastical treasures.

Then we proceed to Addis Ababa visiting on the way the spectacular Blue Nile Gorge and Debre Libanos monastery (13th century)

From Addis we continue to the western, southern and Omovalley different tribes which includes visit of the Neur, the Anuak, the Surma, the Dorze, the Konso, the Tsemay, the Erbore, the Benna the Ari, the Hammer, the Karo, the Bume the Mursi and other tribes, their costumes, ornaments, body beautifications, villages, colorful markets etc.

Then, we visit the Bale mountains national park - the largest moorland in Africa, the spectacular Sof Omar natural cavern, the rift valley lakes and their abundant bird life, Melka Konture archaeological site to end our tour in Addis and seal it with a traditional celebratory dinner.

This tour is designed in such a way that it covers almost all corners of Ethiopia. Simply this tour is for the typically super adventurous. To take this tour you need to be sure about your physical, psychological and economic fitness.

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