Ethiopia Kenya Road Tour
Ethiopia Kenya road tour is a 13 day African safari to Ethiopia and Kenya. This is a scenic, wildlife and cultural safari in Eastern Africa. You will enjoy Eastern Africa culture combined with African wildlife.
About The 13 Day Ethiopia Kenya Road Tour
Ethiopia Kenya road tour is a 13 day African safari to Ethiopia and Kenya. This is a scenic, wildlife and cultural safari in Eastern Africa.
The Ethiopia Kenya road tour starts in Addis Ababa and ends in Nairobi. You will enjoy the best of Cushitic and nilotic colorful cultures on the Tour. Look forward to the big five safari in Samburu National Reserve.
The Ethiopia Kenya road tour goes to Ethiopia and Kenya. These two eastern Africa countries are rich in tourism destinations. Ethiopia is known worldwide in Historical attractions. It has majestic maintains and scenic landscapes with some untouched culture. This is especially true in the southern regions of the country.
Kenya is famous in wildlife, this is the land of the big five. look forward to seeing the lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino. You will combine this with the beautiful cultures of the people in the north.
Highlights of the Ethiopia Kenya Road Tour
The highlights of the 13 day Ethiopia Kenya road tour includes:
- Stelae of Tyia (UNESCO world heritage site)
- Boat Safari on lake Chamo with Africa’s biggest crocodiles, hippos and many bird species
- Mago National Park and Omo Valley (UNESCO world heritage site) with unique tribes
- Visit of the colourful markets of Key Afer and Dimeka in the Omo Valley
- Authentic encounters with locals during visits of several communities
- Visit of the Konso region (UNESCO world heritage site)
- Overnight at the Rift Valley lakes of Hawassa and Langano
- Big Five safari
- The Equator
Detailed 13 Day Ethiopia Kenya Road Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Addis Ababa - Langano
Meet and greet will be upon arrival in the morning at the airport. Our Ethiopia safari rep will be at your service. Enjoy a briefing on this 13-day Ethiopia Kenya road tour. Today you will enjoy a visit to the Ethnographic museums. The Addis Ababa city tour will also take you to St George's Church.
You’ll later drive to the Rift Valley lake of Langano. Here you may trek or have a short walk in the beautiful surroundings. You may also do some bird-watching or explore the area on horseback. A relaxing swim in the only bilharzia-free lake is another idea. You will have your overnight on the shores of Lake Langano at Wenney eco-lodge.
Day 2: Langano - Arbaminch
The day on this Ethiopia Kenya road tour will begin early. This will be with breakfast before departure. Your Ethiopia cultural safari will be driving to Arbaminch. This is a 500km drive hence the early departure. Visit the Wolayta people's villages to taste their culture en route.
You’ll also go on to Chencha to see the unique homes and traditions of the Dorze people. This tour also visits the false banana cultivations. From here you’ll learn how they extract their traditional bread (the Kotcho). There is also the weaving works and many more. You will be at Arbaminch later in the afternoon. You will stay at Swaynes hotel that gives you spectacular views over Chamo and Abaya Lakes.
Day 3: Arbaminch - Jinka
Today our Ethiopia Kenya road tour will be heading for Jinka. You’ll start your day in the morning with breakfast. This is before departure and hitting the road to Jinka. You will be on the lookout for the Konso, Derase, Tsemay, Ari and Benna people.
You'll make a stop to visit the village of the Konso people. They are famous for their terraced farming and have unique traditions. Your overnight stay will be at Tebekew Hotel in Jinka.
Day 4: Jinka
This is the day when your Ethiopia Kenya road tour will take a wild twist. You will visit the Mago National Park. Here you can admire different animals and birds as you travel through. This Ethiopia Kenya road tour will proceed to the Mursi people and their villages.
This is where women used to put round plates into their lips. This is a measure of beautiful within the people of this land. You’ll later drive back to Jinka. You’ll be here to visit the cultural museum during the afternoon. Your overnight stay will be at Tebekew Hotel in Jinka.
Day 5: Jinka - Turmi
You will start your day on Ethiopia Kenya road tour with an early breakfast. This will then be followed by a drive to Key Afer village. Here you will visit the colorful market of the Tsemay and Erbore people.
Your Ethiopia Kenya road tour with then proceed to Turmi. You will be here to visit the Hamer people and their villages. Your overnight here will be at Turmi Evangadi lodge.
Day 6: Turmi
You’ll start this day with your morning breakfast. Your Ethiopia Kenya road tour will then drive to visit the Karo people. These people are famous for their body decorations. From Kortcho village you'll enjoy also a spectacular view over the River Omo.
You’ll drive back to Turmi later in the day. If you are in luck, you may be able to watch a marriage ceremony of the Hamer people. This includes the bucking bull or Evangadi dances. You’ll take time to visit a traditional village and soak up the culture. Your overnight here will be at Turmi Evangadi lodge.
Day 7: Turmi - Yabelo
Today your Ethiopia Kenya road tour makes a visit to Dimeka village. There is a colorful Saturday market here. This is for the Hamer, Karo and Tsemay people. You will proceed with the safari to visit the Weyto river valley. In the afternoon, you’ll drive through the areas of the Konso and Borena people. You will arrive at Yabelo and spend the night at Borena Lodge.
Day 8: Yabelo - Moyale
The days will begin with an early breakfast. Your Ethiopia Kenya road tour then leaves for the ElSod crater. Here you will observe from a marshy lake the Borena men extract salt. The tour will visit the singing wells and a Borena village. You’ll later head on to Moyale and where you will get to cross the border. The night will be at the Kalacha camp.
Day 9: Moyale
After the morning breakfast you will visit the Chalbi desert. This Ethiopia Kenya road tour drive will take you through beautiful sceneries. There will also be villages of the Gabra people. You will later drive back to the village of Kalacha. Your night will be at the Kalacha camp.
Day 10: Moyale - Turkana
This will be an early wake up Ethiopia Kenya road tour day. You will start your day with breakfast. Your Ethiopia Kenya road tour will take on a drive to Loyangalani. This is on the shore of Lake Turkana.
You will have time to admire the Turkana and Elmolo people. Don’t forget to visit their fascinating villages. Your overnight start will be at the Oasis Lodge.
Day 11: Turkana – Samburu National Park
Today your Ethiopia Kenya road tour travels to the Samburu National Park. You will be arriving at Acher's Post in the afternoon. This is in time to have a game drive in the park. This park is one of the richest in fauna and flora in Kenya.
The dramatic landscape features rocky battlements, dry riverbeds and thorn scrub. Samburu has endangered Grévy's zebra, beisa Oryx and the blue-shanked Somali ostrich. You’ll also see large herds of elephant roam the hills during the day. You’ll check in at Ololokwe Guest Resort for dinner and overnight.
Day 12: Samburu National Park
A full day of Ethiopia Kenya road tour spent in Samburu National Reserve. You will enjoy a morning and afternoon game viewing. The area around the life giving Uaso Nyiro River is home to the rare and beautiful species of Northern Kenya.
They include Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Gerenuk, gazelle and the Somali ostrich. Elephant, buffalo, lion leopard and other plains game are also abundant here. All meals and dinner will be at the Ololokwe Guest Resort.
Day 13: Samburu – Nairobi
Your Ethiopia Kenya road tour will leave Samburu in the morning. You will cross over the Equator as you head to Nairobi. This drive to Nairobi goes through the scenic Great Rift Valley. You can have dinner at the Carnivore Restaurant. You’ll later have a drop off at the airport for your departure.
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13 Day Ethiopia Kenya Road Tour Costs:
What is included in the 13 Day Ethiopia Kenya Road Tour cost?
- All transfer in and out
- All road transportation in safari vehicle
- Professional English Speaking guide
- Hotel Room on Double Occupancy basis. (i.e sharing a Double room) including Breakfast in Ethiopia and Nairobi
- All entrance fees, local guide fee, scout, and boat fees
- Bottled natural water every day
- Service tax.
- Accommodation in Kenya
- Transport in a 4 X 4 Safari vehicle with pop up roof
- Meals on full board basis while on the Kenya part of
- All park entrance fee
- All Government tax
13 Day Ethiopia Kenya Road Tour Price excludes:
- Personal expenses (tips, photo and video fees, phone calls, table drinks, laundry, etc.)
- Meals (lunch and dinner)
- Any other services/expenses not mentioned above.
What to Carry on the 13 Day Ethiopia Kenya Road Tour?
- Light and a few heavy clothing for evenings
- Closed, comfortable shoes
- Sun protection like sun cream, hat