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Tour Code: OTE-9003
Tour Title: Ethiopian Rift Valley Nature, people and Culture
Duration: 3 Days and 2 Nights
Tour Title: (Package Three) City Retreat Tour to Paradise Lodge Arbaminch
Tour briefing: This trip takes you to the Ethiopian Rift Valley representing a sudden drop in the altitude and dividing the country into two unequal parts: East and west. There are chains of Ethiopian Rift valley lakes (Ziway, Langano, Abijata -Shala, Awasa, Abaya and Chamo) inhabited by many species of Avifauna and Flora. The drive to these places via Butajira road also takes you to the pre historic site of Melka Kunture and the world Heritage site of Tiya. The journey also gives you the opportunity of meeting local people and appreciates their diverse culture. Nech Sar national park and its two scenic lakes are the highlights of this trip. The park founded in 1974 protects not only Nech Sar (white Grass) but also significant portion of the two lakes and Yegizer Dildiy (God’s bridge).It also protects many species of endemic, semi endemic mammals and birds including the most commonly seen such as Burchele’s Zebra , Grants Gazelle and Swayne’s hartebeest.
Paradise Lodge: is one of the best lodges in the country founded to provide quality accommodation and catering services. Moreover it has superb location commanding the panoramic view of the two popular Rift Valley Lakes of Abaya and Chamo and also Nech Sar National Park. The lodge is eco-friendly and it is one of the best choices for peaceful
retreat and relaxation for domestic and international travelers in the country.
Join us for a journey through one of Africa's least explored country; we (OMO TOURS & CAR RENT) are ready to take you to such fascinatingly diverse areas.
|Day 1: Fly Addis Ababa-Arbaminch
Fly to Arbaminch, before transfer in, drive directly to the highland town of Chencha inhabited by Dorze people. After visiting the Beehive shaped tukuls and traditional cotton weaving of the Dorze people, drive back to Arbaminch and check in to the lodge/hotel. Have a special camp fire dinner. Overnight Paradise Lodge/Ezana Hotel Arbaminch
|Day 2: Arbaminch-Konso – Nechsar National park
Drive to visit Konso village where colorfully costumed dress, impressive terracing of the land and unusually engraved wooden statues used as grave markers can be seen. After visiting the Konso village and the surrounding spectacular landscape, drive back to Arbaminch for lunch and then afternoon drive to Nechsar National park to visit different herds of wild life and bird species including the endemic Swayne’s heart beast and Zebras.. Overnight Paradise Lodge /Ezana Hotel Arbaminch
|Day 3 Arbaminch- Addis Ababa
Morning boat cruise on Lake Chamo to visit hippos and crocodile. After visit, Check in to the airport and fly out to Addis in the afternoon.
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