On arrival at the A.P you will be welcomed by MAZ ETHIOPIA TOUR guide and get TRF to the hotel where the expedition will start in the morning. Visit the Ethnographic Museum, a great introduction to Ethiopia culture and history. Visit Mercato, one of Africas largest outdoor market, and holy Trinity Cathedral church, resting place of Emperor Haile Selassie. Overnight in chosen star hotel. Meal (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Journey to the Lake shore to make boat trip on Lake Chamo. This Lake is known for its enormous population of crocodiles and Hippopotamus. Also white pelicans are abundant. Overnight in paradise Lodge/similar Hotel.
Day 3: Arba Minch - Jinka - overnight - Jinka (if the tour starts on Tuesday)
Journey to Jinka-roughly 240km from Arba Minch. At Key Afer; there is a colorful market on every Thursday & here you can see different ethnic groups like: (Tsemay, Ari and Bena). Drive further to Jinka. Overnight-Jinka Resort/similar hotel.
Day 4: Jinka-Mago National park & Mursi Tribes and drive back to Arba Minch
Journey to Mago national Park & visit the Mursi tribes in their villages. They are well known for their unique lip plates. Women of Mursi tribe may have their lips cut at the age of 15 or 16. A small clay plate is then inserted into the lip. Through the years, larger plates are inserted into the lip causing it to stretch. The larger the clay plate/ the more the woman is worth before she gets married. (Surma tribes-settled on upper Omo River have the same culture with Mursi). In Mago National Park, if a visit is early morning, Kudu, Dik-Dik and Guinea Fowls are probable to be seen. Drive back to Arba Minch for overnight. Overnight in Paradise Lodge/ Similar Hotel.
Ride to Addis Ababa, on the way; visit Lake Ziway (rich in bird life) after lunch drive to Addis Ababa on arrival you will visit: the National Museum in which you are visiting different archaeological findings (including Lucy Replica skeleton), Mausoleum of emperor Minilik 2nd at Baata church and finally Mercato -the largest open air market in Africa . Evening Maz Ethiopia Tour Operation will invite you a farewell dinner party in one of the traditional Ethiopian restaurant with traditional music and dance from different ethnic groups, then you will be transferred to Bole international airport to fly back home. Departure.