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Southern Ethiopia

Ethiopia

11 Nights & 12 Days

November 22 – December 3, 2023

Prices from

$4,200/px

single & double occupancy available

Ethiopia – The Southern Route

– Elevate, Enlighten & Escape –

Ethiopia is located in the ‘Horn of Africa’ along the northeast region of the continent and contains more than 70% of Africa’s mountains. Ethiopia, also known as the Cradle of Mankind, is home to the oldest humanoid on earth, the ancient Aksumite Empire, Ark of the Covenant, and countless historical museums and churches including Debre Birhan Selassie I Church.

The capital of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa, which means ‘New Flower’, is often referred to as the ‘Political Capital of Africa’ as it is the headquarters for the African Union. The flourishing capital of Ethiopia offers a variety of authentic restaurants, theaters and the burial grounds of Emperor Selassie I.

On this tour will travel throughout Southern Ethiopia and explore cultural, historical, and ecological sites in the areas of Arba Minch, Jinka, Turmi and ending in Konso before returning to Addis Ababa.

Add-Ons Available

Please schedule a phone call or send us a message to inquire about international round trip flights.

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Day to Day Itinerary

Away to Africa - Addis-Ababa

DAY 1

Arrive to Ethiopia and Unwind

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

After landing at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia, your private Away to Africa driver will transport you to your lodging.

Today you will have a relaxed day with a traditional Ethiopian meal and tea, so that you can rest yourself for tomorrow’s activities.

  Addis Ababa.   Dinner Included
Away to Africa - Travel to Arba Minch

DAY 2

Travel to Arba Minch

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Start your day with a morning visit to the National Museum. After lunch, drive to the airport to catch a flight to Arba Minch.

  Arba Minch .   Dinner Included
Away to Africa - Travel to Arba Minch 2

DAY 3

Travel to Arba Minch

Friday, November 24, 2023

Today morning you will take a boat trip on Lake Chamo, to observe different wild animals; including the Nile crocodile, hippos and aquatic birds.

In the afternoon, travel to the Dorze village, to see the Gamo communities who are well known for their weaving techniques and colourful crafts.

End the day with a visit to the market.

  Arba Minch .   Dinner Included
Away to Africa - Travel to Jinka

DAY 4

Travel to Jinka

Saturday, November 25, 2023

​In the morning, you will visit the village of the Konso tribe. You will discover their lifestyle, as well as the UNESCO World Heritage site dubbed “New York” because of its terracing agriculture.

In the afternoon, descend into the Omo Valley, stopping at any markets on the way.

  Jinka .   Dinner Included

DAY 5

Jinka

Sunday, November 26, 2023

​You will ​start the day by crossing Mago National Park, where you might see some wild animals.

Proceed to drive for a few hours to the village of the Mursi tribe, known for their remarkable lip plates and scarifications.

Return to Jinka for lunch, and afterwards, visit the Ari tribe, the only sedentary people in the Omo Valley; famous for their painted houses, pottery, and blacksmith.

  Jinka .   Dinner Included
Away to Africa - Travel to Turmi Ethiopia

DAY 6

Travel To Turmi

Monday, November 27, 2023

Today you will have a morning visit to the South Omo Research Center and Museum, dedicated to all tribes of the Omo Valley.

Afterwards, drive to Turmi via Key Afer; stopping at the Bana tribe village for its colourful market.

End the day with a visit to Hamer village.

  Turmi .   Dinner Included

DAY 7

Visit Turmi

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

You will make a morning visit the Nyangatom tribe who live on the southwestern banks of the Omo River, famous for their storytelling and singing.

In the afternoon, rendez-vous at Kolcho, one of the most stunning villages overlooking the Omo River known for their body paintings.

  Turmi .   Dinner Included

DAY 8

Visit Omorate

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

​Make the morning drive to Omorate, the last town in Ethiopia before the Kenyan border.

From here on, cross the Omo River by a traditional wooden dugout canoe, to visit the Dassenech people, one of the few tribes who practice fishing as a source of income. In the afternoon , return to Turmi.

  Omorate .   Dinner Included
Away to Africa - Travel to Turmi Ethiopia 3

DAY 9

Give Back To Turmi

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Today you will participate in our community outreach programme, involving a local school project.

  Turmi .   Dinner Included
Konso, Ethiopia

DAY 10

Travel to Konso

Friday, December 1, 2023

Morning visit to the Arbore tribe; known for having the most beautiful women of the Omo Valley and houses made out of papyrus.

Optional market visit before heading to Konso.

  Konso .   Dinner Included
away to africa ethiopia addis ababa

DAY 11

Travel to Addis Ababa

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Early ​morning drive from Konso to Arba Minch. From Arba Minch, take your return flight back to Addis Ababa.

Upon arrival in Addis, visit the biggest market in Africa: the Mercato. Afterwards, enjoy a traditional meal hosted by local dancers.

  Addis Ababa .   Dinner Included
away to africa travel roasting coffee in ethopia

DAY 12

Depart Mama Africa

Sunday, December 3, 2023

Reflect on your amazing experience throughout Ethiopia before departing back home

  Traveling .   Breakfast Included

“When the webs of the spider join, they can trap a lion.”

– ETHIOPIAN PROVERB

Your Investment

WE offer flexible & custom payment plans
contact us for a quote with flights included

Single room for one person. Couples are considered double occupancy.

November 22 – December 3, 2023

$4,700/pp

DEPOSIT $499 $200

For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

Custom Payment plans available at booking

One room with two beds. Paired travelers will share a room.*

November 22 – December 3, 2023

$4,200/pp

DEPOSIT $499 $200

For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

Custom Payment plans available at booking

*If booking a double room as a solo traveler we will attempt to pair you with another solo traveler. If we’re unable to match within 60 days of tour, you must upgrade and pay a single traveler supplement (single occupancy).*

Included

Our tour to Ethiopia includes enjoying diverse cultural expeditions throughout the country based on single/double occupancy ensuite for all lodging.

  • Swag Bag including our ‘I Met God’ T-shirt upon arrival
  • All Lodging Accommodations.
  • Airplane tickets to Lalibela, Axum, Gondar, and return to Addis Ababa. (The inclusion of listed flights is contingent on your selected tour package).
  • Specified Meals throughout the entire tour.
  • An Away to Africa Tour Representative that travels with you 100% of the time on the ground during the duration of the tour.
  • All Transportation Costs which includes Personal Driver and Airport Pickup & Drop-off.
  • Entry Fees into all Excursions and all lounges we attend as a group.
  • Pricing is contingent on the time which tickets are purchased.

Not Included

  • International Round Trip Flight Add-On is available for each departure.
  • Required travel documentation (Valid Passport &/or Visa).
  • Parties and Events not included in package.
  • Transport outside of tours.
  • Gratuities for Guides & Drivers.
  • Travel Insurance (More Info About Insurance).*affiliate link*
  • Hotel Room Charges, Personal Telephone Calls on Hotel Phones & Laundry.
  • Souvenirs & Snacks, Lunch, Dinner & Alcoholic drinks.
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    DAY 1

    Arrive to Ethiopia and Unwind

    Wednesday, November 22, 2023

    After landing at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia, your private Away to Africa driver will transport you to your lodging.

    Today you will have a relaxed day with a traditional Ethiopian meal and tea, so that you can rest yourself for tomorrow’s activities.

      Addis Ababa.   Dinner Included
    Away to Africa - Addis-Ababa
    Away to Africa - Travel to Arba Minch

    DAY 2

    Travel to Arba Minch

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Start your day with a morning visit to the National Museum. After lunch, drive to the airport to catch a flight to Arba Minch.

      Arba Minch .   Dinner Included

    DAY 3

    Travel to Arba Minch

    Friday, November 24, 2023

    Today morning you will take a boat trip on Lake Chamo, to observe different wild animals; including the Nile crocodile, hippos and aquatic birds.

    In the afternoon, travel to the Dorze village, to see the Gamo communities who are well known for their weaving techniques and colourful crafts.

    End the day with a visit to the market.

      Arba Minch .   Dinner Included
    Away to Africa - Travel to Arba Minch 2
    Away to Africa - Travel to Jinka

    DAY 4

    Travel to Jinka

    Saturday, November 25, 2023

    ​In the morning, you will visit the village of the Konso tribe. You will discover their lifestyle, as well as the UNESCO World Heritage site dubbed “New York” because of its terracing agriculture.

    In the afternoon, descend into the Omo Valley, stopping at any markets on the way.

      Jinka .   Dinner Included

    DAY 5

    Jinka

    Sunday, November 26, 2023

    ​You will ​start the day by crossing Mago National Park, where you might see some wild animals.

    Proceed to drive for a few hours to the village of the Mursi tribe, known for their remarkable lip plates and scarifications.

    Return to Jinka for lunch, and afterwards, visit the Ari tribe, the only sedentary people in the Omo Valley; famous for their painted houses, pottery, and blacksmith.

      Jinka .   Dinner Included
    Away to Africa - Travel to Turmi Ethiopia

    DAY 6

    Travel To Turmi

    Monday, November 27, 2023

    Today you will have a morning visit to the South Omo Research Center and Museum, dedicated to all tribes of the Omo Valley.

    Afterwards, drive to Turmi via Key Afer; stopping at the Bana tribe village for its colourful market.

    End the day with a visit to Hamer village.

      Turmi .   Dinner Included

    DAY 7

    Visit Turmi

    Tuesday, November 28, 2023

    You will make a morning visit the Nyangatom tribe who live on the southwestern banks of the Omo River, famous for their storytelling and singing.

    In the afternoon, rendez-vous at Kolcho, one of the most stunning villages overlooking the Omo River known for their body paintings.

      Turmi .   Dinner Included

    DAY 8

    Visit Omorate

    Wednesday, November 29, 2023

    ​Make the morning drive to Omorate, the last town in Ethiopia before the Kenyan border.

    From here on, cross the Omo River by a traditional wooden dugout canoe, to visit the Dassenech people, one of the few tribes who practice fishing as a source of income. In the afternoon , return to Turmi.

      Omorate .   Dinner Included

    DAY 9

    Give Back To Turmi

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    Today you will participate in our community outreach programme, involving a local school project.

      Turmi .   Dinner Included
    Away to Africa - Travel to Turmi Ethiopia 3
    Konso, Ethiopia

    DAY 10

    Travel to Konso

    Friday, December 1, 2023

    Morning visit to the Arbore tribe; known for having the most beautiful women of the Omo Valley and houses made out of papyrus.

    Optional market visit before heading to Konso.

      Konso .   Dinner Included

    DAY 11

    Travel to Addis Ababa

    Saturday, December 2, 2023

    Early ​morning drive from Konso to Arba Minch. From Arba Minch, take your return flight back to Addis Ababa.

    Upon arrival in Addis, visit the biggest market in Africa: the Mercato. Afterwards, enjoy a traditional meal hosted by local dancers.

      Addis Ababa .   Dinner Included
    away to africa ethiopia addis ababa
    away to africa travel roasting coffee in ethopia

    DAY 12

    Depart Mama Africa

    Sunday, December 3, 2023

    Reflect on your amazing experience throughout Ethiopia before departing back home

      Traveling .   Breakfast Included

    “When the webs of the spider join, they can trap a lion.”

    – ETHIOPIAN PROVERB

    Your Investment

    WE offer flexible & custom payment plans
    contact us for a quote with flights included

    Single room for one person. Couples are considered double occupancy.

    November 22 – December 3, 2023

    $4,700/pp

    DEPOSIT $499 $200

    For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

    Custom Payment plans available at booking

    One room with two beds. Paired travelers will share a room.*

    November 22 – December 3, 2023

    $4,200/pp

    DEPOSIT $499 $200

    For alternate payment options including direct deposit & PayPal please contact us.

    Custom Payment plans available at booking

    *If booking a double room as a solo traveler we will attempt to pair you with another solo traveler. If we’re unable to match within 60 days of tour, you must upgrade and pay a single traveler supplement (single occupancy).*

    Included

    Our tour to Ethiopia includes enjoying diverse cultural expeditions throughout the country based on single/double occupancy ensuite for all lodging.

    • Swag Bag including our ‘I Met God’ T-shirt upon arrival
    • All Lodging Accommodations.
    • Airplane tickets to Lalibela, Axum, Gondar, and return to Addis Ababa. (The inclusion of listed flights is contingent on your selected tour package).
    • Specified Meals throughout the entire tour.
    • An Away to Africa Tour Representative that travels with you 100% of the time on the ground during the duration of the tour.
    • All Transportation Costs which includes Personal Driver and Airport Pickup & Drop-off.
    • Entry Fees into all Excursions and all lounges we attend as a group.
    • Pricing is contingent on the time which tickets are purchased.

    Not Included

  • International Round Trip Flight Add-On is available for each departure.
  • Required travel documentation (Valid Passport &/or Visa).
  • Parties and Events not included in package.
  • Transport outside of tours.
  • Gratuities for Guides & Drivers.
  • Travel Insurance (More Info About Insurance).*affiliate link*
  • Hotel Room Charges, Personal Telephone Calls on Hotel Phones & Laundry.
  • Souvenirs & Snacks, Lunch, Dinner & Alcoholic drinks.
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