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Dinknesh Ethiopia Tour: Itineraries

Historical tour    Cultural Tour    Trekking Tour    Bird watching Tour    Pilgrimage Tour

SUGGESTED ITINERARIES

 

HISTORICAL TOUR

 

Tour Code: DET 001

Itinerary for Historic Route by Surface

Duration: 11 Days, 10 Nights

 

Day 1: Drive Addis to Debre Markos. O/N Hotel

Day 2: Drive to Bahir Dar. O/N Hotel

Day 3: AM - Bahir Dar & PM drive to Gondar. O/N Hotel

Day 4: AM - Gondar & drive to Debark. O/N Hotel

Day 5: AM - Semien Mountain then drive to Axum. O/N Hotel

Day 6: Axum. O/N Hotel

Day 7: Drive to Mekele. O/N Hotel

Day 8: Drive to Lalibela. O/N Hotel

Day 9: Lalibela. O/N Hotel

Day 10: Drive to Kombolcha. O/N Hotel

Day 11: Drive to Addis.

 

TOUR Code: DET 002

Historic & Cultural Route

Duration: 19 Nights, 20 Days

 

 

Day 1 - Arrive Addis Ababa and City Tour. O/N Hotel

Day 2 - Drive Addis to Dejen. O/N Hotel

Day 3 - Drive Dejen - Bahir Dar. O/N Hotel

Day 4 - Bahir Dar. O/N Hotel

Day 5 - Drive Bahir Dar to Gondar. O/N Hotel

Day 6 - Drive Gondar to Axum. O/N Hotel

Day 7 - Axum. O/N Hotel

Day 8 - Drive Axum to Mekele. O/N Hotel

Day 9 - Drive Mekele to Lalibela. O/N Hotel

Day 10 - Lalibela. O/N Hotel

Day 11 - Drive Lalibela to Dessie. O/N Hotel

Day 12 - Drive Dessie to Addis Ababa. O/N Hotel

Day 13 - Drive Addis to Awassa. O/N Hotel

Day 14 - Awassa to Arbaminch. O/N Hotel

Day 15 - Arbaminch to Jinka. O/N Hotel

Day 16 - Drive Jinka to Murille. O/N Camping

Day 17 - Drive Murille to Turmi. O/N Camping

Day 18 - Drive Turmi to Arbaminch. O/N Hotel

Day 19 - Drive Arbaminch to Addis Ababa. O/N Hotel

Day 20 - Departure

 

 

Tour Code: DET 003

Historical Tour

Duration: 14 Days, 13 Nights

 

Day 1 - Arrive Addis Ababa and city tour. O/N Hotel

Day 2 - Fly to Bahir Dar. O/N Hotel

Day 3 - Bahir Dar. O/N Hotel

Day 4 - Fly Bahir Dar to Gondar. O/N Hotel

Day 5 - Gondar. O/N Hotel

Day 6 - Fly to Lalibela. O/N Hotel

Day 7 - Lalibela. O/N Hotel

Day 8 - Fly to Axum. O/N Hotel

Day 9 - Axum. O/N Hotel

Day 10 - Fly to Addis Ababa. O/N Hotel

Day 11 - Fly to Dire Dawa - Harar. O/N Hotel

Day 12 - Harar. O/N Hotel

Day 13 - Drive back to Dire Dawa & fly back to Addis Ababa. O/N Hotel

Day 14 - Departure

 

 

CULTURAL TOURS

 

Tour Code: DET 004

Omo Valley Safari + Cultural tours (option 1)

Duration: 9 Nights, 10 Days

 

Day 1: Drive Addis to Arbaminch. O/N Hotel

Day 2: Visit Nech Sar and Lake Chamo. O/N Hotel

Day 3: Drive to Turmi. O/N Camping

Day 4: Omo Ratie to Demeka. Overnight camping

Day 5: Murlie. O/N Camping at Murlie

Day 6: Mago. O/N Camping at Mago

Day 7: Mago. O/N Campingat Mago

Day 8: Konso. O/N Local Hotel or Camping

Day 9: Wondogenet. O/N Wabishebele Hotel

Day 10: Addis. Night departure.

 

Tour Code: DET 005

Omo Valley Safari + Cultural tours (Option 2)

Duration: 12 Nights, 13 Days

 

Day 1: Drive Addis to Langano. O/N Hotel

Day 2: Goba. O/N Hotel

Day 3: Goba. O/N Hotel

Day 4: Awassa. O/N Hotel

Day 5: Yabello. O/N Local Hotel

Day 6: Yabello. O/N Local Hotel

Day 7: Turmi. O/N Camping

Day 8: Turmi. O/N Camping

Day 9: Murlie. O/N Camping

Day 10: Mago. O/N Camping

Day 11: Arbaminch. O/N Hotel

Day 12: Wondogenet. O/N Hotel

Day 13: Addis Ababa. Night Departure

 

 

Tour Code: DET 006

Western Omo & Gambella Cultural Tour of Ethiopia

Duration: 14 Nights, 15 Days

 

Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa and city tour of Addis. O/N Hotel

Day 2: Drive Addis – Nekemte. O/N Hotel

Day 3: Drive Nekemte to Dembi Dolo. O/N Hotel

Day 4: Drive Dembi Dollo to Gambella. O/N Hotel

Day 5: Gambella. O/N Hotel

Day 6: Gambella. O/N Hotel

Day 7: Gambella to Mizan Teferi. O/N Hotel

Day 8: Drive Mizan Teferi to Tum. O/N Camping

Day 9: Tum to Tulgit. O/N Camping

Day 10: Drive Tulgit to Kibish. O/N Camping

Day 11: Kibish. O/N Camping

Day 12: Drive kibish to Bebeka. O/N Hotel

Day 13: Drive Bebeka to Jimma. O/N Hotel

Day 14: Drive back Jimma to Addis Ababa. O/N Hotel

 

 

BIRD WATCHING TOUR

 

 

TOUR:  DET- 007
TRANSPORT:  SURFACE
DURATION:  22 NIGHTS, 23 DAYS

 

Day 1 - Arrive Addis Ababa airport and drive to Deberezait. O/N Ethiopian Air force Club.

Day 2 - Drive from Debrezait to Langano. O/N Hotel

Day 3 - A.M Abyata Shalla bird sanctuary. O/N Hotel

Day 4 - Abyata Shalla. O/N Hotel

Day 5 - A.M drive from Langano to Hosanna. P.M Boyo Wetland. O/N Hotel at Hossana

Day 6 - Excursion trip to Mugo Highland, O/N Hotel at Hosanna

Day 7 - A.M Drive from Hosanna to Arbaminch. P.M of Nech SAR National Park. O/N  

             Camping or Hotel

Day 8 - Drive from Nech SAR National Park to Mago National Park. O/N Camping

Day 9 - Mago National Park. O/N Camping

Day10 - Drive from Mago to Murule. O/N lodge

Day11 - Drive from Murulle to Lake Turkana. O/N camping
Day12 - A.M Omo River - Turkana Lake - Eilbore. O/N Camping

Day13 - Drive from Eilbore to Chew Bahir. O/N Camping

Day14 - A.M Chew Bahir. P.M drive to Konso. O/N Hotel

Day15 - A.M   Konso - Segen. P.M drive to Yabello. O/N Hotel

Day16 - Yabello Sanctuary and Elsod Creator Lake. O/N Hotel

Day17 - A.M Yabello. P.M drive from Yabello to Yergalem. O/N Lodge

Day18 - Drive from Yergalem to Awasa. O/N Hotel

Day19 - A.M Awasa P.M Drive to Wendogenet. O/N Hotel

Day20 - Wendogenet. O/N Hotel

Day21 - Drive from Wendogenet to Addis Ababa. O/N Hotel

Day22 - Drive from Addis Ababa to Menagesha forest and Gefersa. O/N Hotel

Day23 - Day at leisure and sightseeing tour of Addis and night departure.

 

TOUR:  DET- 008
TRANSPORT:  SURFACE
DURATION:  16 NIGHTS, 17 DAYS

 

Day 1 - Arrive Addis Ababa airport and drive to Deberezait. O/N Ethiopian Air force Club.
Day 2 - A.M. in Deberezeit .P.M drive to Awash National park. O/N Camping or Hotel.
Day 3 - Awash National Park. O/N Awash

Day 4 - Awash National Park. O/N Awash
Day 5 - Drive from Awash National Park to Harar. O/N Hotel

Day 6 - Excursion trip to Babele Elephant Sanctuary and Bisidimo, O/N the same place.

Day 7 - Drive from Harar to Belen Lodge. O/N Lodge

Day 8 - Belen

Day 9 - Belen

Day10 - Drive from Belen Lodge to Asayita to the end of Awash River (Awash Delta) &  

              Lake Ambo. O/N Hotel

Day11 - Drive 30 km from Asayita to Lake Ambo Asayita. O/N the Same place.

Day12 - Drive from Asayita to Kombolcha. O/N Hotel.
Day13 - Drive from Kombolcha to Debere Berhan. O/N Hotel.

Day14 - Drive from Debere Berhan to Aliyu Amba to Dulecha. O/N Hotel

Day15 - Drive from Debere Berhan to Jemma and Jara valleys. O/N Merabete
Day16 - Drive from Merhabete crossing the Jemma Valley and over Sululta plane to  

              Addis Ababa. O/N Addis Ababa Hotel

Day 17 - City Tour of Addis Ababa and departure.

 

 

TOUR:  DET- 009
TRANSPORT:  SURFACE
DURATION:  14 NIGHTS, 15 DAYS

Day 1: Arrive at Bole International Airport (Addis Ababa) and transfer to the Hotel.
Day 2: Drive to Debrelibanos. Drive back to Addis for overnight Hotel.

Day 3: Driving to Koka Dam (99kms).  Overnight Hotel.

Day 4: Today spend the full day at Lake Abjata, Lake Shalla and Lake 

           Awassa. Overnight Hotel at Awassa.

Day 5: Drive to Yabello. Overnight Hotel.

Day 6: Drive to Arero. For overnight Konso Kedest Mariam Hotel.

Day 7: Drive to the town of Arbaminch. Overnight Hotel.

Day 8: Drive to Sodo - Shashemene - Wendo Genet. Overnight Hotel at Wondo Genet.
Day 9: Drive to Dinsho. Overnight Dinsho Lodge. 

Day 10: Drive to the Afro-alpine setting of the Sanetti plateau. In the afternoon drive  

             back to Goba for overnight hotel.

Day 11: Drive to Awash National Park.  Overnight Kereyou lodge.

Day 12: Drive in Awash National park. Overnight at keryou Lodge.

Day 13: Drive back to Addis Ababa. Overnight Hotel

Day 14: Drive to Gefersa Lake and Menagesha forest. Drive back to Addis for Overnight Hotel.

Day 15: Sightseeing tour of Addis night departure.

 

 

TREKKING TOUR

 

Semien Mountain Trekking

 

TOUR:  DET - 010
TRANSPORT:  AIR / SURFACE
DURATION:  13 NIGHTS, 14 DAYS

 

Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa and transfer to the Hotel

Day 2: Fly to Gondar. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: Sankaber. Overnight camp in Sankaber 

Day 4: Geech: Sankaber to Geech Camp Site - Camp for overnight

Day 5: Geech. Overnight Camping

Day 6: Chenek. Overnight Camping

Day 7: Ambiquo: Overnight Camping

Day 8: From Ambiquo - Ras Dashen - Ambiquo. Overnight camping

Day 9: Sona. Overnight camping in Sona

Day 10: Makarebia. Overnight Camping

Day 11: Mullit. Overnight Camping

Day 12: Gondar via Adi Arkai. Overnight Hotel in Gondar

Day 13: Fly back to Addis. Overnight Hotel

Day 14: City tour of Addis. Evening departure             

 

Bale Mountain Trekking

 

TOUR CODE:  DET - 011
TRANSPORT:  SURFACE
DURATION:  9 NIGHTS, 10 DAYS

 

Day 1: Arrive at Addis Ababa and transfer to the Hotel

Day 2: Addis-Ziway-Wendo Genet. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: Wendo Genet - Dinsho. Overnight Lodge

Day 4: Dinsho - Geysay Valley - Dinsho. Overnight Lodge

Day 5: Dinsho - Wolla Valleys. Overnight Camping

Day 6: Wolla Valleys - Wasama Valley. Overnight Camping

Day 7: Wasama Valley – Batu - Garba Guracha Lake. Overnight Camping

Day 8: Garba Guracha Lake - Goba. Overnight Hotel

Day 9: Goba - Addis. Overnight Hotel

Day 10: Sightseeing Tour of Addis - Departure

 

 

Surma Trekking 1

 

TOUR:  DET - 012
TRANSPORT:  SURFACE/AIR
DURATION:  11 NIGHTS, 12 DAYS

 

Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: Fly to Tum.  Overnight camping.

Day 3: Trekking towards Majji. Overnight camping.

Day 4: Trek from Majji to Adikas.  Overnight camping.

Day 5: Trek to arrive at kormu. Overnight camping.

Day 6: Trek from kormu to kibish.  Overnight Camping.

Day 7: Surma’s. Overnight Camping.

Day 8: Kurmu. Overnight Camping.

Day 9: From Kormu trek to reach at Adikas. Overnight Camping.

Day 10: Trek from Adikas and arrive at Tum. Overnight Camping.

Day 11: Fly back to Addis. Overnight hotel.

Day 12: sightseeing tour of Addis and departure back to home

 

Surma Trekking 2

 

TOUR:  DET - 013
TRANSPORT:  SURFACE
DURATION:  17 NIGHTS, 18 DAYS

 

Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa and transfer to the hotel

Day 2: Addis – Jimma. Overnight Hotel in Jimma

Day 3: Jimma - Mizan Teferi. Overnight Hotel

Day 4: Mizan Teferi – Tum. Overnight camping.

Day 5: Tulgit. Overnight camping around Surma Village

Day 6: Kibish. Overnight camping at the little Surmas town of Kibish

Day 7: Kibish. Overnight camping on the same site

Day 8: Adikas. Overnight camping at Adikas

Day 9: Maji. Overnight camping at Maji

Day 10: Kolu. Overnight camping at Kolu

Day 11: Yella. Overnight camping at Yella

Day 12: Mue. Overnight camping at Mue

Day 13: Omo National Park. Overnight Camping at Omo National Park

Day 14: Mursi village to Mago National Park. Overnight camping

Day 15: Mago to Arbaminch. Overnight Hotel

Day 16: Arbaminch. Overnight Hotel

Day 17: Arbaminch to Addis Ababa. Overnight hotel.

Day 18: Sight seeing tour of Addis and in the evening departure back to home.

 

PILGRIMAGE TOUR

 

TOUR:  DET – 014

(Christianity Pilgrimage Tour)
TRANSPORT: SURFACE / AIR
DURATION:  13 NIGHTS, 14 DAYS


Day 1: Arrive at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and transferred in to Hotel.
Day 2: City Tour of Addis Ababa. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: Addis to Debre Libanos Monastery to Addis. Overnight Hotel

Day 4: Addis to Bahar Dar. Overnight Hotel

Day 5: Bahar Dar. Overnight Hotel

Day 6: Bahar Dar. Overnight Hotel
Day 7: Bahar Dar to Gondar. Overnight Hotel
Day 8: Gondar to Lalibela. Overnight Hotel 

Day 9: Lalibela. Overnight Hotel

Day 10: Lalibela to Axum. Overnight Hotel

Day 11: Axum to Debre Damo to Adigrat. Overnight Hotel

Day 12: Adigrat to Mekele. Overnight Hotel 

Day 13: Mekele to Addis. Overnight Hotel 

Day 14: Departure

 

 

TOUR:  DET – 015

(Christianity Pilgrimage Tour)
TRANSPORT: SURFACE / AIR
DURATION:  6 NIGHTS, 7 DAYS

 

Day 1: Addis Ababa - Transferred in to Hotel. 

Day 2: Addis – Debre Libanos Monastery – Addis. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: Addis – Bahir Dar. Overnight hotel

Day 4: Bahir Dar – Gondar. Overnight hotel

Day 5: Gondar – Lalibela. Overnight Hotel

Day 6: Lalibela. Overnight Hotel

Day 7: Lalibela - Addis. Transfer to Hotel for day use room service. Evening departure.

 

TOUR:  DET – 016

(Islamic Pilgrimage Tour)
TRANSPORT:  SURFACE
DURATION:  9 NIGHTS, 10 DAYS

 

Day 1: Arrive Addis Ababa and Overnight Hotel.

Day 2: Drive to Bale - the home of Muslim - Oromo people. Overnight Hotel

Day 3: Drive to Sof-Omer cave. Drive back to Robe for overnight Hotel.

Day 4: Drive to Bale region. Drive back to Robe for overnight in the hotel.

Day 5: Drive to Sodere. Overnight Hotel

Day 6: Drive to Harar. Overnight Hotel

Day 7: Harar. O/N Hotel

Day 8: Drive to Dire Dawa and fly back to Addis. O/N Hotel

Day 9: Fly Addis to Mekele. O/N Hotel

Day 10: Fly back to Addis & city tour. Evening departure

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