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March Special Combination

March Special Combination

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.

 

Day     Overnight place /Accommodation Description
Day 1 Chebere churchura/ Camping Flight from AddisAbeba to Jimma, drive to chebera Churchura
Day 2 Chebere churchura/ Camping Full day walk and wild life safari at Chebera Churchura
Day 3 Gambella/ Grand Hotel We leave the camposite after breakfast then proceed to Gambela
Day 4 Gambella/ Grand Hotel With an early departure from the hotel we will drive to gambela anational park for a wild life safari.
Day 5 Mizan Tepi, best Availabale After a short walk round the baro river drive to Mizan tepi
Day 6 Tulgit/ camping Drive towards to  the most eye-catching tribe of omo Tribe  ‘ Surma’
Day 7 Kibish/ camping Morning driving to catle camping, Pm drive to the kibish river where people are painting them selfs
Day 8 Turmi/ Buska Lodge Crossing the omo park, visiting the Karo tribe
Day 9 Turmi/ Buska Lodge Driving to omo rate to visit the dassenench tribe
Day 10 Yabello/ Yabello Visit the airbore and konso tribe
Day 11 Negele Borena These route  is called mega birding site of Ethiopia and it will be a great opportunity to see different endemic birds
Day 12 Bale Mountain/ optional
Day 13 Langano/ Sabana Beach resort One the way visit Dinsho where the HQ bale mountain is Located
Day 14 ———————– Morning leisure at lake langano, afternoon drive to Addis abeba then departure
 

Day 1
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
Day 2: Chebera Churchura National Park-Gambella

You will have a half day to explore the gorges, rivers, and wildlife in the park. The park is highly attractive because of its undulating landscape with high hills, rolling plains with incised rivers and perennial streams, valleys, and gorges. The rivers are lined by dense forests, which provide habitat for the Buffaloes, white eared kob, and elephants, as well as forest birds like trogon, shoebill, and turacos.

Afternoon, drive to Gambella for overnight.

Overnight stay at Grand Hotel, Gambella

Day 3
Day 3-4: Exploring the untouched Gambella National Park

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 4
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 5
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 6
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 7
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

 

   

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