Gurague country - Omo National Park

Gurague country - Omo National Park

Description

Experiences

  • Nature
  • People
  • Trekking

Duration

15 days

This 15 day program is designed specifically for travelers wishing to explore the ethnic wealth of southern Ethiopia as well as the most beautiful and wildest animal reserve in the country.

It begins with the discovery of Gurague country where treks organized inGoza, Geja et Kossay allow you to better explore this multi-faceted region; then it’s off to the South West to the discovery of the  Surma tribe before visiting Mui park  (Omo National Park) and its wildlife treasures.

We recommend this tour from November to March, during the dry season.

This tour is only feasible in a 4x4.

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Photos

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Maps

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Stopovers

  • Day 1: ADDIS ABABA

    - Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel
    - lunch at the hotel
    - Visit the Babogaya Crater Lake  in Debrezeit
    - Dinner and overnight stay at the Hotel

  • Day 2: GOZA (about 1 hour of trekking)

    - Depart for Goza
    - Lunch en route
    - Visit the Gurague village
    - Dinner and overnight camping

  • Day 3: GEJA (about 7 hours of trekking or horse back riding)

    - Trekking to Geja
    - Visit the Hadya village
    - Picnic lunch
    - Visit the Market (Mondays)
    - Dinner and overnight camping

  • Day 4 : KOSSAY (about 4 hours of trekking or horse back riding)

    - Trekking to Kossay
    - Picnic lunch
    - Dinner and overnight camping

  • Day 5: JIMA

    - Depart for Jima
    - Lunch en route
    - Visit the Gibe Gorges
    - Dinner and overnight stay at the Honey Land Hotel

  • Day 6: MIZAN

    - Depart for Mizan
    - Visit Kefa Village and coffee fields
    - Lunch en route
    - Dinner and overnight stay at the Salayesh Hotel  

  • Day 7: TULGIT

    - Depart for Tulgit
    - Visit coffee and tea plantations 
    - Picnic lunch
    - Meet the Surmas tribe
    - Dinner and overnight camping

  • Day 8: OMO NATIONAL PARK

    - Departure to Mui park
    - Picnic lunch
    - Dinner and overnight camping

  • Day 9: OMO NATIONAL PARK

    - Walk to the River Omo
    - Lunch at the camp
    - Visit Mui park (Omo National Park) - Dinner and overnight camping

  • Day 10: TUM

    - Depart for Tum
    - Picnic lunch
    - Dinner and overnight camping

  • Day 11: BONGA

    - Depart for Bonga
    - Picnic lunch
    - Dinner and overnight stay at the Coffee Land Hotel

  • Day 12: JIMA

    - Depart for Jima
    - Lunch en route
    -  Visit the Aba Jifar Palace
    - Dinner and overnight stay at the Honey Land Hotel

  • Day 13: Waliso

    - Depart for WALISO
    - Lunch en route
    - Relaxing in the park of the hotel (pool, Columbus monkeys)
    - Dinner and night at Negash Lodge

  • Day 14: WONCHI / ADDIS ABABA

    - Departure to visit the crater Wonchi (about 2 hours walk)
    - Lunch en route
    - Dinner and overnight stay at the Gelan Normandy Hotel

  • Day 15: ADDIS ABABA

    - Morning break at the hotel
    - Preparations for departure
    - Breakfast at the hotel
    - Visit National Museum and the Holy Trinity Church
    - Shopping
    - Dinner in a traditional restaurant
    - Transfer to airport

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Must-stop sites

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Rates

Description After-tax price per person
per 2 persons 2 990 €
per 4 persons 1 850 €
per 6 persons 1 795 €
per 8 persons 1 590 €
single room 150 €

Depending on the airline company you choose, you may be required to land in Addis Ababa the day before your tour departs and possibly leave the day after the tour ends. Summer Time Tour & Travel may, in accordance with your preferences, handle your stay from arrival in Ethiopia until departure . Accommodation and meals at the Hotel Normandie in Gelan, outside of the tour package, will naturally raise the amount of your personalized quote.

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Information

The holiday stay
Your particulars

This reservation form is not binding and does not initiate a payment. The Summer Time Tour & Travel team will receive your reservation request and subsequently contact you to establish with you the details of your stay and payment conditions.

For any questions, feel free to contact Summer Time Tour & Travel:

By phone:
00 251 118 677 996

From Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00, French time
We speak both French and English.
Ethiopian number, carrier dependent

By e-mail:
contact@summertimetour.com
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