Travel In Style Tour code: TTT- 301 Duration: 04 Days /03 Nights/by Surface + Air Destination: South Addis/ADD-Arba Minch - Addis/ADD DAY 01: Addis/ADD Arrival and city tour of Addis Ababa. Of In Addis has time to make walks on the main streets to visit historical Monuments, and for shopping. In the evening, we will host you at one of the best traditional restaurants of Addis where you can see the folkloric dances of The Ethiopian people and taste our variety of meal. Also, visit The National Museum This famous museum, close to the University of Addis Ababa Graduate School, houses numerous antiquarian relics and archaeological artifacts showing the history of Ethiopia from prehistoric times to the modern day. Its most famous exhibit is the 3.5 million year old skeleton of Lucy. Mount Entoto Addis Ababa is built in the foothills of Mount Entoto, and the panorama from the peak (3,200m3, either by day or night, is a breathtaking spectacle. The Church of St Mary (1885) overlooks the entire city and the surrounding area. The Entoto Museum, with its historical exhibits is well worth a visit. Trinity Cathedral Trinity Cathedral was constructed by Emperor Haileselassie in 1947 and dedicated to the Holy Trinity. The architecture of the cathedral is very unique to both Ethiopia and Africa. It is ornamented with carvings and mosaic and other artistic works such as paintings of saints and the apostles on the stained glass. Within the compound and gardens of the church are found the crypts of the Imperial family O/n in Addis Ababa. DAY 02: Addis/ADD- Arbaminch Early in the morning fly to Arbaminch. In the afternoon drive to Chencha (the Dorze village). Drive 300 km south to Arba Minch visiting the tribal people of Alaba who are noted for their beautifully painted houses, Wolita, known for their cultivation of Enset or False Banana, and Dorze – who are renowned for their huge huts and colorful cotton clothes, en route to Dorze village, and then a visit to the traditional village of Chencha, where you will sure be fascinated by the waving style of the Dorze people. O/n in a chosen hotel. DAY 03: Arbaminch ………………………………………….. Whole day in Arbaminch, including Nech Sar NP’s and Chamo Lake. Arba Minch, the largest town in southern Ethiopia, is set amongst lush green hills near Lakes Abaya and Chamo. Arba Minch is named for the abundant local springs that produce a groundwater forest; in Amharic, ArbaMinch means "forty springs." The town proper is divided into two distinct settlements; buses and taxis connect Shecha (on higher ground) and downtown Sikela. Shecha is the uptown administrative centre. Just four kilometers away is Sikela and the commercial, industrial, and downtown residential areas. On the eastern side of Sikela lies the gate to Nechisar National Park, which covers the isthmus between Lake Abaya to the north and Lake Chamo to the south. The park has not much to offer except small antelope, a few monkeys and baboon and a variety of birds. The region is known for crocodile (also known as the crocodile market which is an area of abundant, large, wild crocodiles) and hippo, fish farming, and O/n in Arbaminch.
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