Duration : 13 Days
Transportation : Drive
Destination : Jimma, MizanTeferi, Kibish, Gambella, Anuak and Nuer people Villages, Gambella National Park, Bedele, Neqemt, Ambo, Wonchi
Day 01: Arrival - Up on Arrival at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport a Base Ethiopia will meet you and you will be transferred to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, have a half day city tour.
Day 02: Drive to Jimma - In the morning after breakfast, you will drive to Jimma via Woliso. On the way you will pass through beautiful landscape of Gibe River Valley. You will stop for lunch at Wolqite.
Day 03: Drive to Mizan Tefari - After breakfast drive to MizanTefari via Bonga (the birth place of coffee). After sightseeing in bonga continue driving to MizanTeferi.
Day 04: Drive to Tuligt - Morning after breakfast drive to Tulgit on the way you will visit the Bebeka Coffee Plantation (the largest coffee plantation in Ethiopia), where they cultivate organic coffee tree as well as rubber trees. You can also learn about the coffee processing techniques. You will have lunch at Bebeka.
Day 05: Drive to Kibish Early morning drive to Kibish to visit the Surma tribe. The Surma women are known for their beatification rituals, in preparation for marriage: most women have their bottom teeth removed and their bottom lips pierced, then stretched, so as to allow insertion of a clay lip plate.
Day 06: Drive back to Mizan Teferi - After breakfast driven back to MizanTeferi.
Day 07: Drive to Gambella - After breakfast drive to Gambella via green landscape and wild coffee forest descend into the steamy lowlands, home to Gambella.
Day 08: Visit the Anuak and Nuer people Villages - In the morning after breakfast drive to the Anuak village. These Nilotic peoples whose villages are scattered along the banks and rivers of southeastern Sudan and western Ethiopia, in the Gambela Region. The Agnuak people are herdsmen and famers. Also visit Nuer village.
Day 09: Excursion to Gambella National Park - Early morning visit Gambella National Park; home to wonderful birdlife & wild animals such as elephants, baboons, buffalo, lion, antelope, monkeys, and other antelope. Late in afternoon drive back to a hotel.
Day 10: Drive to Bedele - After breakfast drive to Bedele and you can visit the Bedele Brewery Factory.
Day 11: Drive to Neqemt - In the morning after breakfast drive to Neqemt. Then visit the Wollega Cultural museum, which gives a very good insight in the Wollega Oromo culture.
Day 12: Drive to Ambo - After breakfast drive to Ambo on the way you will visit the Guder Falls.
Day 13: Drive to Wonchi Crater Lake and drive back to Addis Ababa - Morning after breakfast and drive to Wonchi Crater Lake situated at south of Ambo. Do activities like a boat trip to the monastery on an island in the lake.Then drive back to Addis. Evening fare well dinner at traditional restaurant and transfer to airport for flight back to home.