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  About This Tour

Besides the best available accommodation options, there will be also a camping at Chebera Chuchura and Surma. Flying from Addis to Jimma, we use 4WDs for the rest of the routes. This pack stretches to the seldom visited Chebera Chuchura National Park and intact tribes of Surma as well as the attractive Bale Mountains.

          Tour Highlights

  • Flight from AddisAbeba to Jimma, drive to chebera Churchura
  • Full day walk and wild life safari at Chebera Churchura
  • We leave the camposite after breakfast then proceed to Gambela
  • With an early departure from the hotel we will drive to gambela anational park for a wild life safari
  • After a short walk round the baro river drive to Mizan tepi
  • Drive towards to  the most eye-catching tribe of omo Tribe  ‘ Surma’
  • Morning driving to catle camping, Pm drive to the kibish river where people are painting them selfs
  • Visit the airbore and konso tribe
  • These route  is called mega birding site of Ethiopia and it will be a great opportunity to see different endemic birds
  • One the way visit Dinsho where the HQ bale mountain is Located
  • Morning leisure at lake langano, afternoon drive to Addis abeba then departure

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival in Addis Ababa and connecting for a domestic flight to Jimma the proceed driving to Chebera Churchura National Park

After your arrival at Bole International Airport Terminal 2, you will meet our staff and proceed to the domestic terminal for check in in your internal flight to Jimma where you start driving to the seldom-visited national park, Chebera Churchura.

Overnight stay at a camp


Day 2: Chebera Churchura National Park-Gambella

Gondar, the camelot of Africa, is notable for its royal palace and fabled orthodox church. The afternoon is dedicated to cover the Royal Palace, Bath, and Debre Berhan Selassie Church.

Overnight stay at a Goha Hotel, Gondar


Day 3-4: Exploring the untouched Gambella National Parky

These couple of days are dedicated to explore the majestic Gambella National Park. The wildlife in Gambella Park is so varied that we can find more than 60 different animals, including elephants which are on the verge of extinction in the park. With more and more settlements within the stretch of the park are threatening the wildlife in the park. Three rivers interconnect within the park, the biggest being the Baro River rich in its fish resources. Baro is also the only river in Ethiopia which can be used for transportation purposes.

Overnight stay at Grand Hotel, Gambella


Day 5: Drive to Mizan Teppi-On the way stops for visiting coffee farms

More than 280km, today’s drive will take us to Teppi. Near the city is the Tepi Coffee Plantation Project, which is the second-largest coffee plantation in Ethiopia covering 6,205 hectares. Run by the state, it produces over 2,500 tons of raw arabica beans each year. The surrounding area is very hilly and was densely forested. The area claims to be Ethiopia’s center for turmeric, and also exports cardamom, ginger, corn, honey, beeswax, timber, sugar cane, bananas, mangoes, and other fruit.


Day 6: Drive to Tulgit, and leisure afternoon

You may also have a chance to see Donga-stick fighting on this day. The fight is central in Suri culture. In most cases, stick fighting is a way for warriors to find girlfriends; it can also be a way to settle a conflict.

Overnight stay at camp, Tulgit


Day 7: Day Trip to Kibish-Photography

In the morning, there will a drive to a cattle camping place where you will how they decor themselves, the cattle and sip the fresh blood of the cattle.

Late afternoon, drive to the Kibish River to see how a group of women decor themselves and their kids.

Overnight stay at camp, Surma


Day 8: Drive from Kibish to Turmi via the Omo National Park

The drive would be difficult crossing wooden savannas. In addition to visiting the pastoralist tribes inside the park, we will also have the chance to catch some bird species. The park has well over 300 species of birds belonging to the savannah ecosystem as well as riverine birds along the rivers, such as herons and egrets, kingfishers, barbets, chats and thrushes, woodpeckers, pigeons, shrikes, warblers and flycatchers.

Overnight stay at Buska lodge, Turmi

 

  ITINERARY

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