Two weeks to North and south ethiopia " it is like visiting two different country" travelers / Tour Details

This voyage covers both Northern part of ethiopia (rich in history) and the southern (omo valley triebs): the monastries on lake tana,blue nile fall,The 13th Century monolithic Rock-Hewn churches of King Lalibella, imperial castles compound of king Fasilides ,flora and fauna of this Semin National park and so much more from North and from south famous tribes living along omo rivers likes of Karo, Dasench, hammer, Mursi(lip plat) and so much more

air port pickup demostic flights A 4×4 vehicle, petrol and driver-guides Hotels ( room) and camping (equipment and cook) Full board Inputs of different sites and national park

-International flight and airport taxes -Fees for use of cameras and video -Alcohol -Tips

- sun cream -sun block -torch (flash light) -first aid kit

Omo valley tours will reserve the right to cancel any tours with in 8 weeks prior to departure

Booking and payment terms: A deposit of 25% is required at the time of booking. The balance is due on arrival before commencement of the tour program. If the reservation is made within 4 weeks of departure the whole amount must be paid at the time of confirmation. Cancellation and refunding: The following cancellation fees will be made for cancellations: More than 45 days prior to trip commencement 30% of tour price 40 to 30 days prior to trip commencement 50% of tour price No show to 30 days prior to trip commencement (or no show) 100% of the total tour price Visa: Visas are required for all visitors to Ethiopia, with the exception of nationals of Djibouti and Kenya. Visas should be applied for well in advance of any trip as applications can take time to process Climate: The highest daytime temperatures rarely exceed an average of 21 or 22°C (70 or 71°F) and for much of the year seldom rise above 16 or 18°C (61 or 64°F). Temperatures at night can drop to a chilly lOoC (50°F) or less. There are two rainy seasons: the irregular short rains from late January to early March, and the long rains that stretch from June until mid-September. May is the warmest month and is usually a time of bright sunny days. Daytime temperatures in January run just as high, but the nights are chillier. June, July, and August are grey, wet, and cool. Omo valley tours can’t be held responsible should air line discontinue flight on certain routing or change schedule Vaccination All visitors (including infants) are required to pos­sess a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate Insurance You are advised to take out adequate insurance against all risks for an adequate sum. The Company does not undertake to provide medical care. Low The Company's contract will be governed by and constructed in accordance with the law of democratic republic of Ethiopi

Tour Itinerary

Addis Ababa
The tour begins From Addis ababa (capital)
- visit Merkato (african's largest open market)
-Mount Entoto to have view of the capital

Bahir Dar
The blue Nile fall,boat trip on lake Tana to admire the beautiful monasteries over the lake’s islands, as Asua Mariam and Ura Kidane Mehret, with also the visit of an Amhara people village & coffee plantations
Gondar
visit the castle’s compound, the Debre Birhan Sellasie church (light of Trinity) with wonderful murals, the King Fasiladas bath, the old Usual monastery and the Empress Mentewab second palace
Simien Mountains National Park
(World Heritage Site) to visit its superb scenery, magnificent land form and the endemic fauna like the Gelada baboon (the bleeding heart baboon). In addition to this, you will be able to visit the unique flora which includes, the Giant Lobelia(Lobelia rynchopatelum),St. John’s Wort (Hypericum revolutum), Giant heath(Erica arborea), Red-hot pokers or torch lilies ( the Kniphofia), Everlasting flowers (Helichrysum), Sodom’s Apple (Solannum indicum), the ivory colored Abyssinian Wild Rose(Rosa read more... Abyssinica), Koso(Hagenia abyssinica), geranium, alchemilla etc
Lalibela
2th.C.Rockhewn churches (World Heritage Site)
Axum
The oblisks of Axum with beginning of Ethiopian History, with the legend of Queen of Sheba, Solomon of Israel and their son King Menelik. Morning visit the steles, St Mary of Tsion church (where legend says is deposited the Ark of Covenant)
ArbaMinch
situated in front of the two lakes Abaya and Chamo. Abaya is the biggest one of the Rift Valley lakes, Chamo is known for its huge Nile crocodile and hippo population which attracts tourists, who can view and watch them on a boat trip on the lake
Turmi
Hammer tribes -evan gadi( traditional night dancing) -bull jamping( traditional wedding
Karo
These people are very small in number and they live at the bank of Omo
River. During special ceremonies the Karo adore painting themselves

Mursi
Mursi and Bodi famous for their lip plate , ceremonial douling( stick fighting ) and fat contest
Dorze
Dorze to visit their excellent beehive shaped bamboo houses, fertile grounds of false banana and colorful waving product
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