Duration: 9 days
Day 1: Drive Addis to Arbaminch via Alaba Sightseeing en route includes The Steles in Tiya Dated back to 12th century AD. One of the World heritage sites. Overnight stay at Paradise lodge in Arbaminch.
Day 2: Arbaminch. Visit includes boat excursion on Lake Chamo, Doze tribes and their villages. Overnight stay at Paradise Lodge in Arbaminch.
Day 3: Arbaminch to Turmi: visit includes the Konso and Arbore villages. Overnight stay at Buska Lodge in Turmi.
Day 4: Turmi: Visit includes sightseeing of the famous Hamar tribes’ market and their villages. at Buska Lodge in Turmi. .
Day 5: Turmi to Jinka: Visit includes the Bana and Ari tribes en route. Overnight stay at Orit hotel.
Day 6: Jinka. Day trip to Mago National Park and the Popular Mursi tribes and their villages. Overnight stay at Orit hotel
Day 7: Jinka to Arbaminch: En route visit of the Tsemay tribes and their villages. Overnight stay at Paradise Lodge in Arbaminch
Day 8: Arbaminch to Awasssa: Sightseeing of aquatic birds and enjoy the marvelous view over Lake Awassa. Overnight stay at Haile resort.
Day 9: Awassa to Addis. On the way sightseeing of the Abijatta-Shall National Park, which is a paradise for bird watchers. Eventually back to Addis. End of the tour for the southern sector.
NB. All the hotels mentioned in the itinerary are subject to change depending on rooms availability and requests of clients.
This tour can be extended to Elsod / The Salt House (Chew bet) in the Yabelo area and to the Bale Mountains National Park.